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Old-school dungeon-crawling is at its best in The Fantasy Trip. This book covers roleplaying, character creation and experience, and advanced magic and combat rules for players who already have Melee and Wizard. First released in 1980 and unavailable for decades, In the Labyrinth is back in a new, expanded, and improvedion for daring dungeon-delvers!

The PDF in of this supplement is contained in the digital set for The Fantasy Trip Legacy Edition. If you own the Legacy Edition, you don't need this one!

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Jerry N February 11, 2021 3:01 pm UTC
Is this a complete game, or does one need Melee/Wizard to run it?
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Chris R June 10, 2021 10:15 am UTC
This is the rules compendium, so it includes the rules content of Melee and Wizard plus more. However, it doesn’t include the paper maps or cardboard counters from the microgames, so you’ll need your own hex map and counters or minis to play.
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James C November 25, 2021 12:41 am UTC
Actually, it is NOT a complete game. It DOES contain Advanced Melee and Advanced Wizard, but it DOES NOT contain Melee or Wizard. That is why the description says that it is "for players who already have Melee and Wizard." One needs Melee and Wizard to run it.
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Tony C March 12, 2022 1:16 am UTC
I'm not sure this is correct. I own a hardcopy of In the Labyrinth and felt it presented complete combat and spell rules.

I downloaded the free Melee rules from DTRPG and compared them against the rules in the In the Labyrinth book. I don't see anything in the Melee rules that aren't presented this book.

In my opinion In the Labyrinth includes all the rules you need.
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Jim J January 01, 2023 11:41 am UTC
| Actually, it is NOT a complete game.

Nonsense. In the Labyrinth is a complete role-playing game. Melee and Wizard are wargames. They are a subset of the ITL rules; they cover only the combat portion of The Fantasy Trip.

This edition of In the Labyrinth contains all content found in Melee and Wizard as well as the Advanced Melee and Advanced Wizard modules from the 1980s.

The clause "for players who already have Melee and Wizard" is misleading. I think the author's intention was to entice player's of Melee/Wizard to upgrade to the complete version of the system.
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Stan L April 27, 2020 2:24 pm UTC
I played this game as a teenager and always wanted to share it with my son's. They have been infected with the D&D bug so I am thrilled that I was able to find The Fantasy Trip games after being out of print for so long. This brings me back to awesome memories and will help to create new ones with my kids!
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This title was added to our catalog on July 31, 2019.
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