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"By the pricking of my thumbs

Something wicked this way comes!"

The Witch covers the Witch character class and the various traditions of witchcraft one might encounter in an old-school fantasy game. This sourcebook contains plenty of information for players and game masters alike, including new spells, powers, magic items, and monsters. Compatible with original Basic Edition fantasy games, or your favorite retroclone!

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Asen G October 28, 2016 10:37 pm UTC
I've got Eldritch Witchery aleady. If I want to run Spellcraft & Swordplay, is The Witch made to be compatible with it?
Or does it contain material for 1974-compatible games using the optional d20 mechanic?
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Jason V October 29, 2016 12:41 am UTC
EW is for S&S but will work with white box/ 0e games. The Witch is designed for B/X and BECMI games. Hope that helps!
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Asen G October 29, 2016 12:04 pm UTC
Thank you, it did indeed help!
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Timothy B September 05, 2013 2:34 am UTC
I support this book over at my blog, The Other Side.
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Anthony R June 17, 2015 6:57 pm UTC
Hi Tim,
I was wondering what relation this product has to "Eldritch Witchery?" I already own "The Witch" (and quite like it!); is there much new information in "Eldritch...", or is it a reformatting of "The Witch" for a different game?
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Timothy B June 23, 2015 12:57 pm UTC
They share about 75% of the same material.
EW has a few different traditions than the Witch has. Also the biggest addition is the Warlock class in EW.

EW is an S&S game, but it is compatible with most "0e" type retro clones.
Hope that helps!
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