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This manual for the What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. roleplaying game system guides you though the process of designing a far-future game setting. With detailed rules for the creation of star systems, planets, civilizations, races, careers, monsters, and more, along with discussion on genre, theme, and technology, any GM should be able to create their own universe!
Also included are guidelines on running a sci-fi roleplaying game, creating campaigns and adventures, and ideas for exciting premises, exotic locations, and interesting events!
Finally, you'll also find an example description of the Sol solar system some 200 years into the future, a small selection of aliens and foes, and an introductory encounter to help your PCs get their first starship.
This book requires the use of a What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. core rulebook.

What WOIN Books Do I Need?

What's OLD is NEW is designed in a modular way to let you build the rules system you want. There are three character creation books (Fantasy Careers, Modern Careers, Future Careers), three equipment books (Fantasy Equipment, Modern Equipment, Future Equipment) and three core books (Fantasy Core, Modern Core, Future Core), along with an assortment of additional books like Space, Elements of Magic, Redline, Building A Universe, and so on. 

You need at minimum one character creation book, one equipment book, and one core book. They can all be from the same genre, or you can mix and match to put wizards in space or aliens on contemporary Earth.

Check out the full WOIN line here at DTRPG or here at RPGNow. The WOIN core rules are designated open gaming content.  See the official website for more information.

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July 3rd, 2016
Pros Guidelines for making a setting. Useful scale for technology levels. Rules for making star systems. Useful guidelines for making your own everything. Random tables for inspiration. Great art. Cons No bookma [...]
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