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Old-School Essentials Fantasy RPG Box Sets [with Bonus]

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With Bonus: When you order this physical Old-School Essentials book set from us, you will also obtain the complimentary PDF for each set. This is not an automatic process. We will email you the PDF link when we process your order.

Manufacturer: Necrotic Gnome. Old-School Essentials Fantasy RPG Box Sets. Two deluxe boxes of monsters, magic, wonder, and peril. 100% old-school rules, 100% modern design!

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There are Free Downloads for the following items: Old-School Essentials: Author’s Notes on the Rules [PDF], Welcome to Dolmenwood [PDF], Dolmenwood Referee’s Map [PDF], Old-School Essentials Basic Rules [PDF], Old-School Essentials Underground Character Sheet [PDF], Old-School Essentials Vagabond Character Sheet [PDF], Old-School Essentials Purist Character Sheet [PDF], Old-School Essentials Third Party License [PDF], and Old-School Essentials: Adaption Guidelines [PDF]

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Old-School Essentials is an adventure role-playing game of exploration, danger, monsters, and magic. The game is intentionally rules-light, putting the focus of play on imagination, improvisation, and fun. The rules are optimized for ease of use at the table, with meticulous attention to wording and layout clarity. What’s more, Old-School Essentials is 100% compatible with the classic Basic/Expert game from 1981, meaning that decades of adventure are at your fingertips. The Advanced Fantasy addition adds reams of exciting content inspired by the ever-popular Advanced 1st Edition rules. All that delicious esoteric 1970s flavor you crave is here — assassins, poisons, drow, half-orcs, mimics, xorns, vorpal swords, ioun stones… even the dreaded tarrasque! More classes, more magic, more monsters, more options. All 100% compatible with the Basic/Expert rules and presented in the familiar Old-School Essentials style.

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Old-School Essentials Fantasy RPG Box Sets. Two deluxe boxes of monsters, magic, wonder, and peril. 100% old-school rules, 100% modern design.

Classic Game Set
The 5 books in this box set contain the complete Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy game:

Characters: 7 fantastic classes (cleric, dwarf, elf, fighter, halfling, magic-user, thief), full equipment lists, specialists and mercenaries, stronghold construction.
Magic: Over 100 weird and wonderful spells for clerics, elves, and magic-users.
Adventures: The complete game rules for designing and running adventures.
Monsters: A classic selection of over 200 monsters. Includes complete encounter tables for dungeon levels 1–8+ and all types of wilderness terrain.
Treasures: A hoard of over 150 wondrous magic items.
Celebrating 40 Years of Basic/Expert!
The Basic/Expert game which Old-School Essentials is based on was published in 1981 — 40 years ago! In celebration of this anniversary, we’re delighted and honoured to announce that Erol Otus, legendary creator of the original B/X covers, has painted a brand new cover for the Old-School Essentials Classic Game Set!

Advanced Expansion Set
The 4 books in this box set expand the Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy game with loads of extras inspired by the 1970s Advanced 1st Edition rules:

Characters: 15 new classes: acrobat, assassin, barbarian, bard, druid, illusionist, knight, paladin, ranger, drow, duergar, gnome, half-elf, half-orc, svirfneblin. Advanced options: optional rules to add extra depth to character creation, combat, and spell casting.
Magic: Over 100 new spells for bards, druids, gnomes, illusionists, and rangers.
Monsters: 120 new monsters: mimics, piercers, shambling mounds, banshees, coffer corpses, terrible eyes, metallic dragons, liches, drow, deep ones, the terrifying tarrasque and many more classic Advanced era monsters! Includes complete encounter tables for dungeon levels 1–8+ and all types of wilderness terrain.
Treasures: 150 new magic items: the apparatus of the crab, ioun stones, the deck of many things, dancing swords, holy avengers, and many more!
All new material is carefully designed to match the power levels of Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy (and the classic Basic/Expert game).

with Bonus: We will email you the two PDF sets from Bits and Mortar when we process your order.

Additional information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 13.25 × 9.25 × 2.75 in

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