Quick Primer for Old School Gaming

eBook (PDF), 13 Pages
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A quick introduction to playing Original D&D or Swords & Wizardry (the 0e retro-clone). This booklet is designed for the modern-style gamer who's planning on taking the old-style rules for a trial run -- because open-ended rules like 0e are USED very differently than rules are used in modern systems.
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  • By matthew jackson
    Apr 12, 2013
    Many people have asked what Old School means to gamers, if I have to sum it up i would merely say "Read this book." Mr Finch goes through the entire gamut for me with this short book, explaining what the differences are between Old School and many new school games and then proceeding to offer the reader excellent, and highly useful, tips and suggestions to help you get your game to where it once was. As a gamer who left gaming in the 90s and slowly made his way back, this product provides your with nearly a perfect strip map to get back to where many of us came from.
  • By Darrick Dishaw
    Jan 13, 2013
    This is definitely a piece of the puzzle, albeit a small piece. Old school gaming is something which I forgot, something I had lost because when I first started playing and running Dungeons & Dragons there wasn't a name for what was going on... except fantasy roleplaying. Now, with the predictable degeneration of modernity, many of us have to be taught the old ways anew. If you're tired of the same old lackluster D&D(esque) sessions which don't come close to matching the nostalgic awesomeness of yesteryear, then read this PDF. Internalize it. And for Dread Cthulhu's sake... use it! ~~~ VS
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July 9, 2008
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