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Mazes & Perils RPG

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Mazes & Perils is a game of imagination and role playing in a fantasy world, suitable for ages 10 and up. To play, you need this standalone rulebook, some dice, paper, pencils, a few friends, and your imagination. If you have played other fantasy role playing games, the Mazes & Perils rules may feel familiar to you. Inspired by the 1977 “Holmes” version of the worlds most popular role playing game, Mazes & Perils goes beyond what the Holmes version provided, allowing for longer-term campaigns. Even if you don’t need another standalone fantasy role playing game, you may find a few useful new ideas herein that you can use with your other games. The layout and design harkens back to the days of rpgs of the '80s and early '90s, there is no bells and whistles here, just gaming information. So for those that enjoy a game that stays true to its time, this RPG is for you! This PDF is absolutely free of charge, and always will be!

Gold Ennie Award, 2013

Update: 09/08/12 - New Layout, more spells and levels.

Update: 07/15/13 - Nominated for a 2013 Ennie Award, "Best Free RPG"

Update: 08/17/13 - Awarded Gold Ennie Award, "Best Free RPG" 

Note: This was done by a single person, edited by folks who had free time and wanted to show their love of the first ever Holmes like clone. This was WGP's first attempt into the publishing field and we all start somewhere, thanks.

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Jeremy H October 29, 2014 1:30 pm UTC
If/When you guys update please let me know, you can use any of my artwork here on DTRPG.

As a fellow gamer and game design noodler, I'd love to see you guys streamline Mazes and Perils a bit. I dunno, maybe even do your own 'whitebox' or something.

(My art is shown on the Omegapointillist Studios page.)

Serious great stuff and congratulations on the Ennie!
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Vincent "The Evil DM" F December 30, 2014 2:56 pm UTC
Thank you! I will contact you :)
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This title was added to our catalog on August 07, 2012.