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Sticks & Stones Prehistoric-ish Role-Playing Setting for Savage Worlds


Sticks & Stones Prehistoric-ish Role-Playing Setting for Savage Worlds

Sticks & Stones is a romp through a prehistory that time forgot. Players choose from among a variety of races struggling for survival and dominance at the dawn of humanity. To stay alive, you’ll have to use everything you’ve got: shamanic powers, mighty beasts, brutal weapons, cunning inventions, shiny rocks, diplomatic grunts, threatening stares, and more!

Just remember—no talking (except known words) while you are in character!

This book contains the complete Sticks & Stones Role-Playing Setting. You will also need a copy of the Savage Worlds Deluxe Edition rules to play this game.

Sticks & Stones is a full-color, 188 page PDF. It contains:

  • More than 150 full-color illustrations
  • Full-color player’s and Cave Master’s maps of the Land of Lur (the Cave Master’s map is fully linked to descriptions of locations)
  • A fully linked Table of Contents and Index
  • Comprehensive Bookmarks
  • Rules for language (and the lack thereof)
  • New Skills, Hindrances, Edges, and Powers
  • Character creation rules for Archaic Homo sapiens (Ahs), Homo Floresiensis (Florz), Cave N.E.R.D.s, Neanderthals, and Dino sapiens
  • 9 ready-to-play Archetype characters
  • Shamanic Magic rules
  • Weird Prehistoric Science rules
  • Detailed descriptions of important plant and animal life on Lur
  • Descriptions of a variety of locations of interest
  • Religion in Lur (and the secrets of the Spirits)
  • Detailed descriptions of the inhabitants and settlements of the Land of Lur
  • Rules for travel in the Land of Lur
  • Prehistoric-ish Armor, Hand Weapons, Ranged Weapons, Ammunition, Currency, Miscellaneous Gear
  • Weird Prehistoric Science Vehicles, Vehicle Add-Ons, Weapons, and other Gadgets
  • A host of magical Relics
  • 9 linked plot-point adventures
  • 17 one-shot adventures
  • A Bestiary with more than 30 creatures
  • A comprehensive Index
  • Templates for a new weapon (the Bum Breaker)
  • A Character Sheet

NOTE: When you purchase this item, you will also be able to download a print-friendly version with no background, grayscale art, all text converted to black & white, and the ability to hide the art layer.

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The Sticks & Stones Player's Guide is currently on sale for $3.00. At 76 pages, the Player's Guide wiill give you an excellent feel for the setting without making a major investment. ;

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Robert L June 06, 2019 12:48 pm UTC
Thank you for asking once again, Ronnie! Other projects and a move from one cave complex to another have interrupted work on the Slightly Evolved (SWADE) edition. As the cave dust settles, I'll get back to work on it soon. Hearing from people like you is a great motivator!
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Ronnie W April 21, 2021 1:51 am UTC
Any updates? I'm still eagerly awaiting the Slightly Evolved (SWADE) edition!
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Robert L April 22, 2021 7:06 am UTC
Arrrgh. Have been in cave for past year. Finally emerging. Light too dim to work on game. Back in sunlight. Will keep trying. Thanks for asking. Love you, Ronnie! Lug
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Ronnie W March 14, 2022 6:30 am UTC
Any updates? When it drops, my wallet is ready to weep...
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Ronnie W June 05, 2019 5:29 pm UTC
Any updates on the “slightly evolved” 2nd edition?

This setting is still high on my list of favorites, and I’d eagerly jump on board for a SWADE update.
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Ian K November 25, 2018 5:34 pm UTC
Is there a way to play as other Hominini races?
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Robert L November 26, 2018 3:41 am UTC
Hello, there are rules included to play Archaic Homo sapiens, Neanderthals, & Homo floresiensis. Other hominids are pretty easy to create based on these character types. If you want to start from scratch, you can use the Savage Worlds creature generation system with the Sticks & Stones options included. Let me know if you have something specific in mind and I'll be happy to "stat it" for you.
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Ian K August 16, 2021 12:05 am UTC
It's been 3 years but Is there any way to direct message you about creature/character generation?
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Robert L August 16, 2021 8:55 pm UTC
Yes! Please email me at Thanks for checking!
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Jeffrey K February 12, 2017 4:52 am UTC
I'm reading it now. Laughing out loud while I'm reading. I think I'm going to use this to introduce my group to Savage Worlds (we've never played SW before).
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Jason H March 08, 2015 9:00 pm UTC
Any chance of a print edition?
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Robert L March 09, 2015 11:07 pm UTC
Thanks for asking, Jason! Unfortunately, the current edition isn't formatted for PoD. I have gotten lots of great feedback from players, and plan to put out a 2nd (slightly evolved) edition that will have a PoD option. However, I am mired in other projects and life keeps intruding, so it will be a while . . .

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Jason H March 09, 2015 11:20 pm UTC
Understood. Thanks for letting me know. I appreciate that.

Jason (aka Friar Jay)
- Wood Planet Gaming Lodge -
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James S May 26, 2015 4:08 pm UTC
I'd like to see a printed copy, too. I'm running a game this week!
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Ronnie W September 15, 2016 2:15 am UTC
I eagerly await that 2nd edition. I'll purchase everything you release for that too!
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