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Citybook I: Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker

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25 City-based establishments with over 75 fully-described non-player characters, and scenario suggestions for use with any role-playing system. This book won Flying Buffalo its very first Origins Award in 1982. Maps, portraits, descriptions; everything you need. This book established that you COULD have a GM book that is genuinely for ANY Fantasy Role Playing System, and not just thinly disguised for one particular system. All the descriptions and mechanics are in generic terms so it will fit in with whatever campaign system you are using. 

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Rob K April 30, 2022 3:31 am UTC
Well. I bought this, and found that it is a scan with a worn cover and stains on the scanned pages from coffee, soda or some sort of thing. That is ok, but my original copy that I have had for over 35 years - almost 40 years has fewer stains and the cover is in better condition. I guess that I would have expected a nicer scan.
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jason M April 21, 2022 1:05 am UTC
I have the vintage HC of these and they are the best! Do not run any city setting game until you read Citybook I.
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Matthew Y January 31, 2022 7:13 am UTC
Would love a POD please!
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Laura A April 15, 2020 4:39 pm UTC
Are there any plans to make these available as print on demand?
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Scott H December 15, 2017 11:30 pm UTC
Any chance these will be offered as a bundle at some point?
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Flying Buffalo R December 16, 2017 1:20 am UTC
no such plans at present
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Dorothy M July 18, 2017 5:43 pm UTC
Happy happy joy joy! I've been using the Citybooks since they were first published! Alas, over the years they've taken a beating and a few of them have vanished as sacrifices to the gods of moving. I'm looking forward to enjoying them in the form of inconvenienced electrons as much as I did when they were dead trees.
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