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Ba5ic is a fantasy role-playing game that encourages players to explore worlds of magic, monsters, and whatever else they can imagine. The game is designed to be rules-light, making improvisational, pick-up, and long-term play a breeze for beginner and veteran players alike. 

Although a very slim 52 pages, don’t let the simplicity fool you. The flexibility of these rules allows for all kinds of imaginative monsters and characters. Ever want to play a Sorcerer that couldn’t cast magic? Now you can. 

Ba5ic is compatible with the modern 5e rules from 2014.

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Matthew R March 10, 2021 5:49 pm UTC
Hey there, this looks GREAT! Pleasantly surprised by the interior art btw!!
One thing, in terms of the Expert class (or any Backgrounds)...
I don't think I saw ANY Sneak Attack!?!
Is that possible?
Even in the most basic of B/X clones they still have Sneak Attack!
Granted B/X Sneak Attack is not as powerful as the 5e version
but considering THIS is an attempt to "old school 5e" I'm surprised you've completely nixed something they BOTH have!
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Anders H November 26, 2019 10:50 am UTC
I wrote a review of it here:
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Jeremy H November 27, 2019 2:33 am UTC
Good stuff. A reasonable review.
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Jeremy H October 16, 2019 4:01 am UTC
Whoever gave this a 2 star review is a dink. Get a life.
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Jeremy H October 03, 2019 5:06 am UTC
I really dig a lot of what is going on in this one. I downloaded it for FREE and then came back to pay the recommended $2. Please keep developing it! More levels? Half-Orcs? I also like the compact form factor but your monster listings are a different page size, maybe if you rotated the tables it might fit the smaller page?
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David E October 04, 2019 1:22 pm UTC
Cool! Another person who likes Half-Orcs! I am working on supporting material for ba5ic and Half-Orcs will now have to make an appearance...Thanks!

The Monster section has the same page size as the rest of the book, but Landscape. I rotated those pages for ease of use with the .pdf.
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Jeremy H October 13, 2019 10:52 am UTC
Might I ask a small favor? Could you upload a version without those pages rotated? I tried to get a printshop edition today and they couldn't figure out how to keep pagination flowing AND rotate them. (But then they screwed up the pagination on another book immediately afterwards... so perhaps they just don't know how to "Print as Booklet" from Acrobat.

Also, (big favor warning^^) if you could format it to A5 facing pages, that would be keen. LoL. I had them print test pages on A4 paper, A5 facing pages. And, the font was readable, but the margins were pretty big.
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