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DCC RPG Quick Start Rules


At long last, the DCC RPG quick start rules!

These starter rules were written specifically to introduce judges and players to the DCC RPG system. In some areas, rules have been condensed and simplified. These rules will serve primarily to get characters through their first level 0 adventure and their first level 1 adventure. Although the rules go up to level 2, for the full DCC experience and play at levels up to 10th, please refer to the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG rulebook!

This book includes two adventures! You get the enduring classic Portal Under the Stars 0-level adventure for new players, plus in a flip-book format, an all-new level 1 adventure, Geas of the Star-chons by Julian Bernick!

Original Game Design: Joseph Goodman
Portal Under the Stars written by: Joseph Goodman
Cover art & Cartography: Doug Kovacs


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Benjamin W September 12, 2021 5:18 pm UTC
Available for free at their main site.
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Devin D April 11, 2020 3:56 am UTC
This is free on Goodman Games' own webpage currently, another COVID-19 freebie.
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Adrian M February 26, 2020 10:57 pm UTC
Is there a way to download printings from prior years? Currently it only shows the 2019 edition available for download in my library. I managed to miss out on the 2018 PDF. Thanks!
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Matthew K April 06, 2020 7:59 pm UTC
I am also curious about that, it would be nice to have a .pdf copy of the Free RPG Day 2018 as well (even if available separately)
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Jen B June 25, 2021 3:34 am UTC
I found a copy here. Is it the one you're looking for?
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Adrian M August 13, 2021 6:12 am UTC
Hey, sorry for the delayed reply. I haven't logged in for a while. Well, I'm actually looking for the versions that contain "Man-Bait of the Soul Stealer" and "The Legend of the Silver Skull". No worries if those never got uploaded!
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