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« on: September 21, 2019, 11:35:22 pm »
old skool bundle at humblebundle   https://www.humblebundle.com/    tons of books  on old school fatasy role playing, & the original rpg rules from the 70s

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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2019, 12:42:31 am »
Quote from: mainsman;1105372
old skool bundle at humblebundle   https://www.humblebundle.com/    tons of books  on old school fatasy role playing, & the original rpg rules from the 70s


The Original Rules from the 70s still rock.  Modern attempts to better explain them, also rock.

I am back, digging into OD&D via White Box FMAG; and amazed at how much D & D is packed into that tiny little book.  It's amazing.
« Last Edit: September 22, 2019, 01:00:15 am by Razor 007 »
I need you to roll a perception check.....

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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2019, 01:46:57 am »
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old skool bundle at humblebundle   https://www.humblebundle.com/    tons of books  on old school fatasy role playing, & the original rpg rules from the 70s
No, it doesn't have the original rules from the 1970s. It's 100% OSR, so it's old school in spirit rather than age.

Since the bundle isn't super clear, here's a quick summary of the full package (I bought it a couple days ago):
  • Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea: Core box + 3 adventures
  • AD&D: 1 module (3rd party)
  • B/X D&D: 1 module (3rd party)
  • Castles & Crusades: 2 core books (M&T is 1 printing behind) + 3 modules
  • D&D5: 3 modules (3rd party, 2 are converted from C&C)
  • OSR magazines: 6 (issues of Knockspell and Fight On!)
  • Swords & Wizardry: Core (Complete), 3 monster books (plus tokens and update), 2 settings (Midderlands and Midgard, both 3rd party), 1 megadungeon and the sandbox style underworld nearby (Rappan Athuk, Cyclopean Deeps, supporting material), 7 hexcrawl modules, 4 other modules (3/4th are 3rd party)
  • Victorious (C&C based supers): Core, 4 supplements
Lot of stuff, but pretty random. About a dozen publishers, but heavily biased toward Frog God (and S&W). Many adventures, and the monster books add up to more than 1,700 pages.
« Last Edit: September 22, 2019, 01:57:31 am by Pat »

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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2019, 01:56:08 am »
Humblebundle reminds me of the old Crown Books stores. Books, no one wanted, for $1.

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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2019, 09:41:43 pm »
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Humblebundle reminds me of the old Crown Books stores. Books, no one wanted, for $1.

I have a gold best seller that say otherwise.

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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2019, 11:15:52 pm »
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No, it doesn't have the original rules from the 1970s. It's 100% OSR, so it's old school in spirit rather than age.

Since the bundle isn't super clear, here's a quick summary of the full package (I bought it a couple days ago):
  • Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea: Core box + 3 adventures
  • AD&D: 1 module (3rd party)
  • B/X D&D: 1 module (3rd party)
  • Castles & Crusades: 2 core books (M&T is 1 printing behind) + 3 modules
  • D&D5: 3 modules (3rd party, 2 are converted from C&C)
  • OSR magazines: 6 (issues of Knockspell and Fight On!)
  • Swords & Wizardry: Core (Complete), 3 monster books (plus tokens and update), 2 settings (Midderlands and Midgard, both 3rd party), 1 megadungeon and the sandbox style underworld nearby (Rappan Athuk, Cyclopean Deeps, supporting material), 7 hexcrawl modules, 4 other modules (3/4th are 3rd party)
  • Victorious (C&C based supers): Core, 4 supplements
Lot of stuff, but pretty random. About a dozen publishers, but heavily biased toward Frog God (and S&W). Many adventures, and the monster books add up to more than 1,700 pages.

That's a spicy meatball, right there.  Nice.