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Tunnels & Trolls Rules 5th Editon

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Due to the renewed interest in OSRpgs we are issuing the classic 5th edition of Tunnels & Trolls as a downloadable PDF, so if you didn’t get a copy back in the “good old days” now you can get it! 

Tunnels &Trolls is the 2nd oldest role-playing game and has been in print since 1976.  This 100 page PDF contains the classic and widely popular 5th edition of T&T. This is the version that most people remember and used from 1979 to 2006. Like most rpgs you play this with a GM and a group of players.  Play is quick and streamlined and T&T has more emphasis on role-playing and less on charts and reference books. All the rules you need are in this book and there is even a small GM adventure in this book you can use. The other unique aspect of T&T is that it’s one of the few rpgs you can play solitaire. There are well over 50 solo adventures available, including 26 published by Flying Buffalo. (Many of them are on Drive-thru.) Download a copy of the classic version of T&T and find out why it has endured for so long.

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Jerry N July 04, 2020 7:20 pm UTC
Absolutely LOVE this game, it's my go-to for fast setup, low-prep fantasy. Any chance of renaming the racist spell name from the Level 2 spellbook? I know it may be easier said than done, but I think it's worth it for 5th and all previous editions. It's impossible to explain that spell to people I introduce this game to. It's 2020, my friends, and slavery isn't funny. Remember, I say this out of a legitimate love for the game that also called sex-based stat/height/weight differences "chauvinist". You were ahead of the curve there, it's time to change this as well. Thank you.
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June 24, 2020 3:10 am UTC
Are there any plans to release the 5.5 edition or the extra parts from that edition to go with the 5th edition?
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Mason Z June 23, 2020 12:33 pm UTC
any chance of releasing the 5.5 edition?
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tito B May 12, 2020 2:58 pm UTC
A superb game. In 100 pages you get everything you need to play.
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james K November 30, 2019 7:36 pm UTC
Mine got flushed in a windows 'update' (the real versions fell apart eons ago). I dont think it was a complete download anyway when I got it, there were some pages only partially scanned, some entirely blank. Any chance I can get a replacement? I already paid for it many times over as it is. I know it's not your fault that windows decided to clear out my 'questionable' files in my downloads folder, but it's more about intellectual property, isn't it? I paid for it, got an incomplete 'book', and now dont have it any more.
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Jeff B July 21, 2019 10:00 pm UTC
This is version 5, not 5.5, correct?
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Steven C July 22, 2019 6:18 am UTC
Correct this is just the classic 5th edition.
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Dan E May 21, 2017 11:26 am UTC
Is there a permission to print page included? I would like to get the PDF printed and coil bound. Thanks.
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Jeff E May 16, 2017 5:25 pm UTC
Whether you are new to the game, or a long time player, drop by Vin's T&T TrollBridge ( ). There are boards for all versions of T&T. Come to learn, or teach, or just say hello!
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Steven C May 02, 2017 10:12 pm UTC
Curt - YES the cover and slightly new Back cover are included in the PDF. We wouldn't think of releasing it with them! lol

As you folks get the PDF, we would LOVE to have you give it a review here at Drive-Thru, so newbies will know its a good buy. Thanks!
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Curt M May 02, 2017 8:23 pm UTC
Is the cover in the PDF?
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Steven C May 14, 2017 7:48 pm UTC
YES the cover and Back cover are included in the PDF
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David U May 02, 2017 7:52 pm UTC
This was the second edition I grew up with. I have actually scanned most of it myself for personal use, because my original was falling apart. Nice to have a clean digital copy finally available. Love it!
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Chet C May 02, 2017 9:35 am UTC
Sooooo tempting, even though I have three physical copies of TnT 5. It's that good!
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Jeff E May 16, 2017 1:20 am UTC
You can NEVER have enough copies.
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Charles I November 14, 2018 11:59 pm UTC
I agree.
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