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Cantrips: OSR Magic Supplement

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One first level spell...

That's all you get as a first-level Magic-User on an old-school dungeon run. Fire your one Magic Missile, and you're done for the adventuring day. At least it frees you up to make the pizza run...

Cantrips give you options!

Cantrips are lesser magical invocations mages practice to hone their skills and master new spells. A wizardling casts his cantrips dozens of times every day as he trains. The Cantrips supplement from Print and Play Gamer lets you leverage that practice as you adventure, making even a rookie mage a valuable member of the dungeon party!

What are cantrips?

Cantrips aren't splashy spells, but they're cheap and versatile. Clever young casters will find infinite uses for these little tricks out in the field. Facing down a pack of goblins? Cast a quick Glow on the Fighter's battered longsword to make the little green ones believe it's ancient relic of great power. Need to disrupt an evil priest's dark ritual? Use a Spark to set his infernal prayer book on fire! Want to distract a roomful of revelers while your buddy the Thief empties their pockets? Perform a Parlor Trick to pull a rabbit out of your pointy wizard hat!

Cantrips contains:

This 32-page magical supplement is compatible with Basic/Expert D&DSwords and Wizardry, Labyrinth Lord, and most other OSR systems, and includes:

  • Rules for making cantrips a key part of mastering new Magic-User spells
  • Rules for casting cantrips on adventures
  • Advice to gamemasters on incorporating cantrips into the campaign
  • Complete spell data and rules for 16 original cantrips
  • A separate, one-page Cantrips reference sheet for use at the game table

Swords and Wizardry, S&W, and Mythmere Games are trademarks of Matthew J. Finch. Labyrinth Lords is a trademark of Daniel Proctor. Print and Play Gamer is not affiliated with Matthew Finch or Daniel Proctor.

 
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RedDice D February 09, 2019 10:48 pm UTC
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Does this book contain rules for equivalent cantrips/orisons for divine casters?
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Jeffrey G February 12, 2019 7:26 am UTC
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Thanks for your interest, RedDice. No, Cantrips are limited to arcane casters, and are woven into the methods and practice by which such casters master their incantations. As such, each cantrip is learned in the process of mastering specific leveled spells; for example, the cantrip Daydream is learned while mastering the spell Sleep. Divine magic should be based on the strength of caster's faith and the spheres of the god's dominion, so divine "cantrips" would be organized very differently than arcane cantrips. I'm working on a parallel system for divine casters that takes these differences into account. Hopefully that book will be available sometime this spring.
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Michael T February 08, 2019 6:21 pm UTC
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Will there be a print edition? thanks!
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Jeffrey G February 12, 2019 7:32 am UTC
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Thanks for asking, Michael. As I was preparing this book for release, it never occurred to me that folks might be interested in a PoD version. I'm not familiar with the process for preparing a PDF book to print-on-demand standards, so there would be some learning curve involved in getting the book ready. And at the moment, I'm pretty focused on getting a few other works-in-progress ready for release as PDFs for download. Perhaps I'll compile several related books into a single omnibus volume for PoD release. In the meantime, if it helps, I should mention that this book is specifically formatted to be printed using the "Booklet" setting in Adobe Reader, so that it neatly folds and staples as a digest-sized book.
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