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The Mazes & Perils Role-playing Game (MnP) takes a page from the first wave of the Old School Renaissance (OSR) when it wasn’t OLD at all… Inspired by the 1977 “Holmes” edition of the world’s most popular role-playing game, it shuns pages and pages of rules for a simpler time when House rules were the order of the day.

First released in 2012, MnP drew a line on the map of OSR retroclones as something easy to pick up and play where your heroes weren’t superheroes. There are no superpowers here. Fighters have swords and armor. Clerics have their faith. Thieves skulk in the shadows seeking better items to steal. And Magic-Users sling magics at their foes until they run out of spells. This style of gaming is about grit and wit – and if you die, it must be time to roll up a new character.

The original book was awarded a Gold Ennie Award in 2013 for "Best Free RPG" and now we've updated it with even more great content!

Now in 2016, a new version of MnP – with some new classes, new spells, new optional rules, and a new look! Mazes & Perils Deluxe offers everything you liked about the original with a new coat of paint and a few new tools in the toolbox! New bits include:

  • New Class – The Enchanter – along with 20+ new spells in his arsenal
  • New Class – The Shaman – along with nearly 20 new spells of his own
  • Rules for Variable Damage for Weapons and Variable Hit Dice
  • New layout, more art, and plenty of editing

Come check out a blast from the past and see why OSR is alive and well!

Now available as a softcover version as well! Mazes & Perils Deluxe Edition will look great on your gaming shelf! 

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Benjamin W October 01, 2016 2:45 pm UTC
Kind of dissapointed that you guys took down the free version, as I'm not willing to pay just to satisfy my curiosity. BTW, you still claim that it's available to download on your website:
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Brian F October 01, 2016 3:19 pm UTC
Wow - it was available. Not sure what happened there. Let me check with Vince and we'll see if we can get it put back up! Thanks for letting us know!
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Brian F October 02, 2016 7:46 pm UTC
After talking with Vince, the original publisher of Mazes & Perils, he decided to remove it recently. We may in the future look at adding it again, but it will be unavailable for the indefinite future. We are sorry if that dissuades you from picking up a copy of the newer edition. A good number of pages are available to view in the preview, so hopefully that will suffice in the short term.
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Vincent "The Evil DM" F July 29, 2019 5:43 pm UTC
it has been restored. Thank you :)
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Chad K September 22, 2016 3:26 am UTC
Can you have a full size preview where there is some actual content ? Its a title page/errata. The quick preview is too small to see anything worth while. If i could see more about this game, I might buy it. Im a big Moldvay fan.
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Brian F September 22, 2016 2:25 pm UTC
Thanks for pointing out the preview problem! I have fixed it for both the quick and full sized previews to point at the actual file and not the errata!
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Chad K September 23, 2016 7:43 pm UTC
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James A August 26, 2016 1:23 pm UTC
So, I checked the update and the G+ site, and I still don't see dwarf and halflings saving throw bonuses detailed anywhere.
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Brian F September 06, 2016 4:35 pm UTC
You are correct and we apologize. That one slipped through the cracks. After talking with Vince today he mentioned that it should have been removed from the Deluxe edition as a mistake. It was something he wanted removed. I will be updating the PDF and the Errata soon to reflect this change. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Brian F September 26, 2016 1:54 am UTC
I just issued an update to the PDF and the errata for this issue. Thanks for your patience!
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David Z June 10, 2016 10:34 am UTC
Shouldn't the term for a shaman's overnight meditative state be "atunement", not "atonement". Nothing indicates they are trying to make up for misdeeds, but does indicate that they are trying to align their minds with the spirits around them. I think the wrong word was used.
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Brian F June 13, 2016 2:34 pm UTC
Good question. Do you mind joining our G+ community (see one of the other comments for a link) so we can discuss it more easily? I'll add your question there to kick things off.
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Vincent "The Evil DM" F June 06, 2016 10:54 am UTC
We have a community here on G+ for all gamers to get the latest information.
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Brian F June 05, 2016 3:44 pm UTC
Wow, we missed that one! We have an updated PDF coming out in a couple of weeks with any updates and everyone will get a notification when it goes live. Thanks for finding that!
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James A June 05, 2016 3:31 am UTC
So, I notice both dwarves and halflings are listed as having better saving throws versus magic but I don't see that bonus listed anywhere.
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