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5e x 5 Modern Equipment

This first expansion book requires the basic core found in the 5e x 5 (Fantasy) system and adds guns, grenades, rocket launchers, flame throwers, computers, and other modern equipment. It is converted from MSRD.

This book has no illustrations nor artwork. It's main feature is mixed double and single-column text to help reduce the page count. Currently it has a simple page number found in the upper right corner on every page and a table of contents with page numbers near the beginning. The cover is a simple black cover.

A 5e x 5 Character book is required to create player characters. The 5e x 5 Combat & Conditions is needed for combat prodeedures however there are some notes on how to use the gun feats in combat because guns are not found in the C&C book. The 5e x 5 Monsters book is used for the modern creatures and fantastic monsters. It contains animals, vampires, zombies, werewolves, ghosts, and other NPC stats that the gamemaster can change by swapping out the fantasy/medieval gear for modern gear and changing the names to modern equivalents.

A modern campaign may be doable without using either of the 5e x 5 Spells or the 5e x 5 Equipment and Treasures books. The modern technology, guns, and armor, computers, and gear found in this book may take those two book's place, unless your campaign has magic. Or you may want to add some of the swords which are available in this day.


These modern equipment use a flexible Purchase DC income and expenditure system which is abstract, instead of fantasy gold and silver. I show a chart with US $ amounts. However, any currency such as the Euro €, Pound £, Frank ƒ, or even Yen ¥ monetary systems can be used instead just by making your own monetary table using the Purchase DC values..

Recommended Required Companion Books

If you need the animals, zombies, vampires, ghosts, werewolves and other mythical beasts. Also in near the back are some fantasy NPCs that with a little effort can be turned into modern NPCs. For example, changing a fighter based NPC into a soldier or double agent.

Until a Modern Characters book is published you can alter the fantasy classes somewhat.  A section at the front of the Modern Equipment book has a few of my suggestions.

Prior Version

The PWYW version of 5e x 5 OGL SRD which contains all five books with only minimal format and no columns. try it first and then upgrade for additional convenience and speed.


Core Books (two column versions available)

Spells has a background scroll version.

Characters has some border background graphics.

These current versions do not have any other images.

A. Two-column

This version was our first upgrade which uses a combination of narrower margins and two-columns to compact the text significantly. There are neither illustrations nor artwork.

B. Commercially available art

This version uses commercially available art Peter found from several sources. Because of this, you may see art pieces found in other works. It uses creative commons, clip art, and public domain art.

C. Co-author Art version

It has all the features of the previous version with art found by Peter and also includes art by Ken of monsters that were not chosen or available with the commercially available art. Those pieces make this product a more unique version of the monster book.


Feature Chart

Feature

Two- Column ($1)

Commercially available art ($5)

Co-author Art ($6)

Single column

Standard margins

Double column, more compact

X

X

X

Narrow margins

X

X

X

Headers

X

60+ CC-SA, Public Domain, Clip Art

X

X

10+ Co-author Art

X

Art may expand

X

The d20 into d100 conversion project

In this project, we sought to increase the available d100 OGL content. This converts an alternative core that can be used by those that like rolling two ten sided dice for their RPG gaming.

Our method was to change SRDv5.1, a few d20 OGL sources, some PRD, and a little SRDv3.5 from ability scores, skills, and saves that are d20 based (from values 1 to 30 into values 1 to 150), bonuses that are d20 based (from values -5 to +10 into values -25 to +50), and while preserving the multiple sided damage and hit points system. thousands of numbers were converted.

Companion Books

5e x 5 Modern Backgrounds 5e x 5 Modern Races 5e x 5 Future Characters 5e x 5 Fantasy Weapons & Armor II

Additional writings and articles for 5ex5

5e x 5 Ezine #1

 
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