19 May 2011

May Miscellaneous Items

1. Swords and Wizardry core rules – the 4th Printing PDF – is now available for free here! (Note: the 'core rules' version of S&W differs from the 'complete rules' version; the latter is sold by Frog God Games.)

2. Newt Newport (of D101 Games) has posted a new picture depicting a scene from the world of ‘Zarth’, for the forthcoming S&W-based RPG Crypts and Things:

3. The ‘One-page Dungeonwinners for 2011 can be found here. Congrats to all the winners!

4. There is a cool new logo for the ‘Links to Wisdom’ wiki:


  1. What's the difference between the Core Rules and the Complete Rules?

  2. Off the top of my head, Matthew, the Complete Rules include versions of (almost) all of the classes that eventually appeared in the AD&D PHB (only the bard and illusionist are missing, I think), druid spells, more optional rules, and perhaps some other things that I'm forgetting. The Core Rules only include the three original classes.


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