Updated Top Secret RPG

The original spy/espionage RPG from TSR hasn’t aged well.   Soviets are gone as the primary ‘enemy’ and China and Islamic Terrorists have ascended.   But it seems the original author is redoing the game for our current times.   I just hope its a background update and they do not screw it up by rewriting the entire game system.

http://topsecretnwo.com/

The TSR mentioned on the above website is TSRGAMES, not our late, lamented original. 

Review: T1-4 Temple of Elemental Evil (1e)

T1-4 Temple of Elemental Evil Cover

My party is very close to finishing ‘T1-4 The Temple of Elemental Evil’.   First off, regardless of what your local 5e players say, this is a MEGA-DUNGEON.  Granted it’s not a hundred little independent adventures in the same area as most modern players know mega-dungeons (or, as MMO players call it, a quest hub), but a classic mega-dungeon consisting of ONE BIG CONTINUOUS ADVENTURE!

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Announcement: AD&D 1e – Cleric Spell Cards – Lvl 1-7 Complete!

Finished the Cleric spell Cards.   Unfortunately, they are too large to upload to this site (a bit over 475 MB).   I have uploaded them to my Google Drive instead.

CLICK HERE to download the cards in PDF Format.

Accessories: The Deck of Many Things

The Deck of Many Things, by William O’Connor Studios.    Published in Dungeon Magazine #177, the article itself is meaningless, its 4e (maybe 5e early) so ignore it as the effects do not match 1e/2e.  

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Open Question – Differences in Playstyle?

Was discussing gaming with my players on Saturday. We’re all older gamers, playing AD&D 1e, and all used to game togeather years ago before RL got a grip that lasted almost 30 years. Started out with our observations on major differences between old vs new gaming.

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Announcement: AD&D 1e – Magic-User Spell Cards – Lvl 1-9 Completed!

Finished the Magic-User spell Cards.   Unfortunately, they are too large to upload to this site (a bit over 1.2 GB).   I have uploaded them to my Google Drive instead.   Click on the Picture below to download the cards.

Words to live by in Old School Games.

Found this on a gaming humor site…but if you read close, its very good instructions to the new players, especially the last line ‘Remember: If you can’t find the trap with your eyes, you will eventually find it with your hit points’.

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New File: Magic-User’s Spellbook

Front and back cover art, plus 9 form pages for recording known spells in the magic-user’s spellbook.  PDF file, just open and print as many spellbooks as needed.  Drop a couple pages and perfect for that illusionist in your group.

Direct Link:   https://oldschoolgamers.net/download/add-1e-magic-users-spellbook