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Old School RPG Renaissance and Retro-clone D&D Role-playing Games

Barbarians of Lemuria www.1km1kt.net www.rpgnow.com BOL isn’t a retro-clone, but it does have a old school feel to it. Here are my two reviews of BOL www.youtube.com www.youtube.com Basic Fantasy Role-playing Game (Free) www.basicfantasy.org BFRP isn’t exactly a ‘retro-clone’, but a restatement of the B/X rules with some changes (splitting classes and races), and some d20 elements (armour class system, etc.) Castles & Crusades www.trolllord.com C&C has many tropes of older editions, with strict class roles and simple, class-based abilities without the complexity of skills and feats. It does however, use material from the OGL and uses a unified mechanic (d20, roll high) and an ability check system. Dark Dungeons (In Progress) darkdungeonsblog.wordpress.com Dark Dungeons is a Rules Cyclopedia & B/E/C/M/I clone that is in progress. Dragon Warriors www.magnumopuspress.com Dragon Warriors was big in the UK, but not so much here in the USA. Dragonsfoot Forum www.dragonsfoot.org Home of the OSR (Old School Renaissance). Dungeonslayers (Free) www.dungeonslayers.com I don’t have much experience with this one. GORE www.rpgnow.com D100 retro-clone Hackmaster Basic www.kenzerco.com Labyrinth Lord Website & Forum (Free) www.goblinoidgames.com www.freeyabb.com LL is a ‘retro-clone’ of the 1981 Basic & Expert (Moldvay/Cook) D&D rules (extended up to level 20). Check out LL’s AEC (Advanced Edition Companion) which includes lots of 1st edition ideas into the easier LL ruleset. Mazes

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