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The Zero Edition (Zebra) Hack


The Black Hack (TBH) is a traditional tabletop roleplaying game, played with paper, pencils and dice - it uses that Original 1970s Fantasy Roleplaying Game as a base. But it adds and takes away elements to make it a distinct streamlined flavor of the original roleplaying game.

The Zero Edition (Zebra) Hack goes back to a great emulation of The Original Game, Swords & Wizardry: White Box. It adjusts the classes to White Box standards, adds the three original demi-human races, and brings the spells and monsters from the White Box edition into the mix. You should be able to run 0E/WB characters straight out of the box.

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Stephen Michael P January 14, 2017 9:34 pm UTC
I'd like to call some errors and omissions to the attention of the author before I give a rating.

p10: "Dispel Chaos (Law): Removes a Nearby Divine Evil spell." This is the first and last time Evil is mentioned in the game. It's easy to figure out the intent but still.

p12: Magic Jar has no explanation of its effects, it's totally blank.

p12: Transform Rock-Mud doesn't have the same (very good) formatting as the other reversible spells, making it look odd.

By the way, I really liked The Petal Hack. It really piqued my interest in Tekumel.
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Brett S September 06, 2023 5:45 pm UTC
Thanks for your input. I'll update the PDF.
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