Category Archives: Chaosium’s Basic Roleplaying System

Free D100 Games

Its official the D100 Renaissance has caught up with the D&D OSR as far as free rulesets are concerned. I’ve added a new link category “Free D100 Games” on the Right Hand Sidebar, for quick reference; Age of Shadow Magic … Continue reading

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RuneQuest and me

So last post was me & D&D, so where do I stand as far as the game that I probably reverer more in the Old School stakes? RuneQuest 2 is where the story starts for me. In Pavis in Glorantha … Continue reading

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Magic World available as PDF

Chaosium’s self-contained Fantasy version of Basic Roleplaying, based off a de-Moorcocked Elric!/Stormbringer ruleset with elements of RQ3, all pulled together by Ben Monroe, is now available as a pdf. Magic World as pdf via Chaosium.com Congratulations to Ben Monroe who … Continue reading

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RIP Lynn Willis

I’ve just heard that one of the founding fathers of D100 gaming has passed away, Lynn Willis who had a hand in a staggering chunk of Chaosium releases and was one of the driving forces behind the mighty Call of … Continue reading

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Magic World character + RuneQuest 6 detailed review + Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition podcast

Over at that hotbed of BRP grognards, The Tavern , there’s a couple of recent threads that may tickle the fancy of D100 lover. Ben Monroe editor in chief of the upcoming Basic Roleplaying Magic World, has posted an example … Continue reading

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12 Days of the UK OSR Day 2: BRP Rome

For my first UK OSR review, I’ll be looking at Basic Roleplaying Rome published by Alephtar games for Chaosium’s Basic Roleplaying Game, by UK author Pete Nash. The first half of the book gives a full comprehensive guide of the … Continue reading

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Crisis of multiple RuneQuests!

“Arrrgh my leetle brain can not handle it” is what some of you will probably be thinking when you contemplate the number of RQ like systems that are available now or in the near future. This time next year there … Continue reading

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This is my Swords & Sorcery RPG!

I’ve spent alot of time recently reading the old school renaissance blogsphere and seeing the explosion of Sword and Sorcery/Weird stories/Barbarians vs Evil Sorcerers/Lovecraft meets D&D/”What ever the heck you want to call it” that is currently going on. Its … Continue reading

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