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Author Topic: Great OSR Fantasy Game that is close to D&D 5th Editon  (Read 1902 times)

VengerSatanis

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Re: Great OSR Fantasy Game that is close to D&D 5th Editon
« Reply #45 on: September 23, 2022, 10:32:13 AM »

You've just perfectly described Crimson Dragon Slayer D20.  It's really short, and FREE: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/303380/Crimson-Dragon-Slayer-D20-Revised

I will give it a look.  Thank you for the suggestion

No prob.  Let me know your thoughts once you've taken a look.  For me, who mostly runs 90-minute virtual sessions between the responsibilities of life, it's an easy to grab and go hybrid of OSR and 5e.

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Re: Great OSR Fantasy Game that is close to D&D 5th Editon
« Reply #46 on: September 23, 2022, 10:47:33 AM »

You've just perfectly described Crimson Dragon Slayer D20.  It's really short, and FREE: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/303380/Crimson-Dragon-Slayer-D20-Revised

I will give it a look.  Thank you for the suggestion

No prob.  Let me know your thoughts once you've taken a look.  For me, who mostly runs 90-minute virtual sessions between the responsibilities of life, it's an easy to grab and go hybrid of OSR and 5e.

We played a couple sessions with a modified CDSd20 a year (or two?) ago, and it worked out really well.  My table needed a bit more structure so we made some minor adjustments, but nothing too dramatic.  If I can find my notes I'll type up what we did and send it your way (assuming you're interested).

It's worth noting that, while it's not relevant to this discussion, I realy like the original CDS as well.  I ran a one-shot at a local Con when it first came out and it play fast and easy even though the table was full of people who had never even seen it before.