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Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy: Cleric and Magic-User Spells

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Old-School Essentials is an adventure role-playing game of exploration, danger, monsters, and magic. The game is intentionally rules-light, putting the focus of play on imagination, improvisation, and fun. The rules are optimised for ease of use at the table, with meticulous attention to wording and layout clarity. What's more, Old-School Essentials is 100% compatible with the classic Basic/Expert game from 1981, meaning that decades of adventure are at your fingertips!

Old-School Essentials is a modular game where the core rules of the game are extended by additional "rules modules" which add content for different genres of fantastic adventure.

Classic Fantasy: Cleric and Magic-User Spells

This book contains the spells usable by the cleric, elf, and magic-user classes presented in Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy: Genre Rules:

  • 34 cleric spells from 1st to 5th level.
  • 72 magic-user spells from 1st to 6th level.
  • All spells presented in a quick-to-reference, bullet point format.
Note that this book is not a complete game! It is a rules module that adds player-facing content on top of the Old-School Essentials Core Rules.

Compatibility

The content in this book is 100% compatible with the classic Basic/Expert rules (B/X) and can thus be used with any B/X-based game.

Deluxe Print Edition

A deluxe, sewn-binding hardcover edition of this book is currently being produced and will be available for sale at the Necrotic Gnome publisher website from November, along with all of the other books in the Old-School Essentials line. A deluxe boxed set of the core rules plus all of the Classic Fantasy rules modules is also being produced! The boxed set will retail for €50 (roughy $56 USD).

Note that there is no print-on-demand edition of this book!

All-in-One Rules Tome

For those who want a complete game in one book, the Classic Fantasy Rules Tome compiles the Old-School Essentials core rules with all of the Classic Fantasy content, forming a complete game in a single, 296-page tome. For those who like modular books, this content is also available in the form of a bundle of 5 PDFs, the Classic Fantasy Black Box.

Free Basic Rules

A 56-page, art-free sample of the basic rules of the game required by players is available here:

  • The full introduction and character creation rules.
  • The four core human classes: cleric, fighter, magic-user, thief.
  • Full lists of adventuring equipment, weapons, and armour.
  • The rules for dungeon adventures, encounters, and combat.
  • The full rules for spell casting and the complete set of 1st level spells.
 
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