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Champions of ZED: Zero Edition Dungeoneering

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The Champions of ZED fantasy RPG provides all the tools for gaming in open, unexplored sandbox campaigns as it was in the earliest days of the hobby.

CoZ brings together the rules of original style play, scattered across many sources, into a single, carefully edited work. Included is not just the familiar material of the original three booklets, but additional primary sources such as the long lost "Dalluhn" draft of 1973 and design notes from the first fantasy RPG campaign, along with the houserules favored by the original games co-authors, all drawn together to provide a clear and complete picture of Zero Edition gameplay.

From dice-based world building to proper treasure stocking, Champions of ZED faithfully captures the methods of the original game under one cover. As if that weren't enough, Champions of ZED also follows the original booklets in methods of combat resolution, built on the wargame rules that came before, bringing new excitement and flexiblity to encounters, yet remaining deeply rooted in the earliest traditions of play.  

Enjoy a comprehensive Zero Edition experience with Champions of ZED!   

 
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Mica G February 26, 2017 7:17 pm UTC
Would this be compatible with Swords and Wizardry?
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December 28, 2015 5:26 pm UTC
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Wasn't this originally featured in Fight On! Magazine?
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Daniel B December 31, 2015 2:54 am UTC
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Yes; portions of the playtest draft were first printed in FO. The current product here is much expanded and improved.
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January 02, 2016 11:41 pm UTC
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Good to know, thanks! I enjoyed what I read back in FO (and how I miss that magazine....sigh...) so it'll be neat to see how the game has evolved since then!
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