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New options to expand your old-school roleplaying game!

This book contains new playable races, new character classes, new magic, alternate combat and treasure systems, and much more for GMs and players alike. You'll find classes including the musical bard, merry jester, studious savant, and villainous blackguard. scores of new spells and magic items, and much more.

Written for the First Edition of the world's most popular RPG, this book will also be useful to anyone running a game using old-school rules. 

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Josep R June 22, 2023 3:07 pm UTC
"Please note that the print version of this title is temporarily unavailable. It will be made available as soon as possible. Apologies for the inconvenience."

POD anytime soon?
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Brian S September 16, 2023 10:44 pm UTC
i see a pod available
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Thomas D June 16, 2023 8:21 am UTC
I felt like it was 1985 and I just picked up the latest hardcover AD&D book by Gary Gygax. The book is striking, looks and feels just right. The writing is on point. Great job!
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Lesley N October 20, 2022 5:07 pm UTC
Update on my purchase.

You don't get to see the 'look' of a physical item in a pdf. My hardcover print on demand item arrived the other day.
The hardcover panels are great. It is a black and white tome, appears similar to a 1st edition style page layout (which is good). Good paper weight strength. Crisp clear print.
The tome is a bit thinner than say Unearth Arcana. Sits nicely when open.

On a quick read through, this is not Unearth Arcana content. There is a lot of new material here.
A must have for a BECMI fan.

If you have avoided indulging Adventures Dark and Deep because you already possess something like Rules Cyclopedia like myself, this material will be welcome.
I have scanned through my Unearthed Arcana and Monster Manuals from 1st AD&D and sometimes the details don't sync up well. I don't think this will be a problem with Book of Lost Lore.
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Ben A October 09, 2022 6:13 pm UTC
What system is this intended for?
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Joseph B October 09, 2022 7:50 pm UTC
Written for the First Edition of the world's most popular RPG, this book will also be useful to anyone running a game using old-school rules.
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March 25, 2022 3:46 pm UTC
Love the book, the new races and classes are all spot on. Made a Human Skald, and I think he'll rock. I also love that the hard back will look good on the shelve along side my classic First Edition books.
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Christopher S November 30, 2021 4:03 pm UTC
The Centaur Race in the preview is something which I remember from the original "Dragon" Magazine article, back in 1985-6 for AD&D (the "Classic" first Edition). I have the original Dragon Magazine issue #103 or so, on a shelf, somewhere. Ancient Memories...

Regards, All at BRW Games &
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Julien G October 19, 2021 12:15 am UTC
A preview would be nice !
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Joseph B October 19, 2021 12:22 am UTC
Ask and ye shall receive. Not sure why it wasn't there before, but it's there now.
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Julien G October 19, 2021 2:15 pm UTC
Thanks a lot!
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