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The Art and Theory of Immersive Roleplay By Matt West
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This is a very long, very dry essay about tabletop roleplaying games with a focus on "traditional" roleplaying games of the in-character immersive variety. The author is an enthusiastic... More > roleplayer and not in any way a social theorist, psychologist or drama theorist. Take it all with a pinch of salt. Since writing this essay, the author has refined some of his views slightly. A more up-to-date statement of some of his ideas on immersive roleplay can be found in the free-to-download PDF of the beta-test version of the Soul's Calling RPG Basic Handbook, available at:- http://www.lulu.com/shop/matthew-west/souls-calling-basic-handbook-playtest-e-book/ebook/product-20744754.html - in particular in the Appendix on the intended playstyle for the game, although material in the Intro, in Chapter 3 and in Chapter 8 may be of particular interest.< Less
Roleplaying Games for Absolute Beginners By Paul R. Plaisance
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At its most basic, a role-playing game (RPG) allows you to pretend to be a character in a story. This short booklet is a clear, jargon-free introduction to both the concept and the hobby of... More > roleplaying games. 'Roleplaying for the Absolute Beginner' is suitable for everyone, but especially for those who want to explain their hobby to their family and friends, and for concerned parents who have no idea what gaming is about.< Less
Roleplaying Games for Absolute Beginners By Paul Plaisance
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At its most basic, a role-playing game (RPG) allows you to pretend to be a character in a story. This short booklet is a clear, jargon-free introduction to both the concept and the hobby of... More > roleplaying games. 'Roleplaying for the Absolute Beginner' is suitable for everyone, but especially for those who want to explain their hobby to their family and friends, and for concerned parents who have no idea what gaming is about.< Less
Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game 3E (hardcover) By Chris Gonnerman
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This is the revised 3rd Edition of the Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game, a rules-light game system based on the d20 SRD v3.5, but heavily rewritten with inspiration from early RPG game systems. It is... More > suitable for those who are fans of "old-school" game mechanics, and it's simple enough for children in perhaps second or third grade to play, yet still having enough depth for adults as well.< Less
Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game 3E (coilbound) By Chris Gonnerman
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This is the revised 3rd Edition of the Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game, a rules-light game system based on the d20 SRD v3.5, but heavily rewritten with inspiration from early RPG game systems. It is... More > suitable for those who are fans of "old-school" game mechanics, and it's simple enough for children in perhaps second or third grade to play, yet still having enough depth for adults as well.< Less
Paragon Universal Role-playing Game: Basic Edition By Sean Boyle
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This update to the HDL Universal Tactical Role-Playing Game revises and expands upon the quick, realistic rules based on the Half Die Level system. The rules are still just as fast-paced, adaptable... More > and deadly; class- and level-free, the possibilities for character evolution and adventures are unlimited. The new expanded rules improve overall customization with even more Backgrounds and Weaknesses, optional rules and clarifications. Paragon introduces the Active Delay combat system, which departs from the turn-based combat of many RPGs for a more fluid and engaging experience. Brand new chapters include dozens of unique, mind-blowing psychic abilities, integrated and revised cybernetics rules, and an all-new magic system complete with more than 380 spells. The added bestiary is rife with real-world and fantastic creatures including dragons, vampires and werewolves, as well as detailed rules for creating new creatures.< Less
The Role-Playing Game Primer By Chris Gonnerman
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Are you interested in classic paper-and-pencil role-playing games, but you have no idea where to start? This is the book for you. The Role-Playing Game Primer starts from the very beginning, first... More > showing you how to play, then giving you hints and tips on how to do it better. Later chapters provide guidance for beginning Game Masters, to get you up and running even if you have little or no experience as a player. The RPG Primer is aimed at players and GMs of "Old School" paper-and-pencil role-playing games and their modern "retro-clones." It features several of the earliest and best known of the Old School Renaissance games, including Basic Fantasy RPG (by the same author), OSRIC, Labyrinth Lord, and Swords & Wizardry.< Less
B|x Fantasy Roleplay By J. Alexander Lloyd
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B|X Fantasy Roleplay is the ultimate B/X emulator. Based on the 1981 B/X rules, edited by Tom Moldvay, Dave Cook, and Steve Marsh, this booklet consolidates the Basic and Expert Sets into one,... More > easy-to-use booklet. So buy a backpack, light a torch, steady your steed, and wield the B|XFRP rules for an action-pack, exciting evening of fun and adventure, old-school style.< Less
FSpace Roleplaying Net Rules 2.0 Basic rules and information for Universe 4.0 By Martin Rait et al.
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Looking for a dirt cheap basic rulebook for FSpaceRPG. The Net Rules is just what you're looking for. This edition is a barebones edition with no embellishments for players who just want the minimum.... More > It isn't suitable for use by a GM, or those players who want more than a casual reference. This edition contains basic outlines for: Basic game mechanics Character generation Personal combat system Aliens Empires Intelligent Life article Modified Kardashev-2 Civilisation Classifications Communications and computer equipment Psionics Starship guidelines Mech distribution and distribution ARES Development Corporation Terran history< Less