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Blood and Gold


This is a Fantasy Adventure Game for one Referee and at least one other Player. 

Players act as hardened adventurers exploring and adventuring in fantastical worlds as set forth by the Referee. 

Reavers, thieves, and warlocks stalk the unknown areas, paying for power with Blood and Gold! 

Blood and Gold is a rules-lite tabletop roleplaying game with old school sensibilities combined with modern fluid mechanics.   It is Fast to Learn, Fast to the Table, and compatible with content from the 70s through today! 

Easy Universal D20 Mechanic with a scalable Target with Easy and Hard mechanics!

12 Classes to differentiate your Heroes!

10 different Kin types to choose from!

A scalable, NON-VANCIAN magic system with Divine Disfavor and Arcane Mishap rules!

Classic Reaction and Morale rules!

Armor that doesn't make it harder to be hit, but rather 'Soaks' incoming damage!

Easy and Quick Monster conversion rules to run content from the 70s through today! 

A selection of Classic Fantasy Monsters!

Many Classic Fantasy Magic Items! 

A trifold ‘Lite’ version of the game is included in a separate file.  This document includes all the necessary rules to get up and running, and is completely compatible with the full game!

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Rod N August 13, 2022 4:34 pm UTC
Hi! The final version of the game has been uploaded! If you purchased previously, grab the latest and greatest version now!

Through testing at my own tables and feedback received, I have removed certain things from the game without really changing the game. Of note:

Removed Boons as they were often forgotten about in my testing, and how to decide them was a bit confusing.

Changed Dodge to Defense, and converted it to a Player Facing roll - so Monsters/Enemies don’t roll to hit any longer, instead the Player rolls to Defend.

Dropped Archetypes in favor of more and simpler Classes - There is now 12 Classes included by default!

Expanded the Kin options from 5 to 10!

Reworked the EASY/HARD mechanic from modifying rolls to modifying the Target. Also removed the ‘Gritty’ option as any Referee that wishes to change their base Target can easily do so at their own table, but I’ve found that the base of 12 works really REALLY well...See more
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Diego B August 11, 2022 12:03 pm UTC
I'm reading this game and it seems very funny and well "crafted".
Just a couple of questions:
1. Sentence: "Party determines MVP each session to receive 5 XP". Could you show me an example, please?
2. Will you release a character sheet?
Thank you.
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Rod N August 13, 2022 4:27 pm UTC
Hi Diego! I just updated the game to it’s final form, and have removed some things in order to streamline the game a bit.

Grab the updated PDF and look through it, it is the same at its core as it was prior, just more streamlined, and even easier to get to the table!

Let me know what you think!

As for a character sheet, I will have a generic one ready here shortly, and add that to the files!

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Diego B August 08, 2022 5:16 pm UTC
I bought the game in pdf format and there are 3 manuals in different formats, all three full of the same errors and a separate file containing the corrections (useful for those who bought the physical manual) .... I don't understand what it is the problem of having to update the files in the store (which in that state are unthinkable to print).
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Rod N August 09, 2022 12:57 am UTC
Hi! Thanks for the purchase!

The game is very new and as feedback rolls is I am compiling updates to be made. I am a one man shop, and I work full time beside this. I am working on the next update for the pdf and print files, but I wanted to give it more time as to not keep updating as issues are reported.

The errata and correction document is a nicety for any that have already purchased and any who do purchase it before I get the updates done.

I plan on having the updated files uploaded and done this week. Keep an eye out for the updates!

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Diego B August 09, 2022 6:54 am UTC
Thank you Rodney and good job!
I'll keep on eye on the site. See you!
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Rod N August 03, 2022 8:21 pm UTC

Added an Errata/Planned Changes document with some updates I plan on making to the text after the end of the 6 month beta. I also uploaded an even lighter version of the game as a tri-fold pamphlet. Download both now!
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Rod N June 14, 2022 9:37 pm UTC
The game is very stable at this point, even though it is still technically a beta. I plan to leave it as is for the foreseeable future and will be adding an errata pdf alongside a quick reference sheet and character sheet as well. The errata and quick reference sheet will be forthcoming from myself, but the character sheet I am waiting to get commissioned from a very great artist.

These will all be included in any purchase.

Further, I plan to add a supplement for Kin and Class Archetypes in the future as well.

Please leave any feedback you have, and share with your friends! Thanks for picking it up and I hope you have many great sessions using Blood and Gold!
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Holger W June 07, 2022 10:57 am UTC
I have just bought this title. Why is there no download link?
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Rod N June 07, 2022 4:21 pm UTC
Hey! So sorry about that! There was an issue when uploading the latest file, which has been rectified. If you’re still interested please purchase again!

Rodney Nedlose
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Holger W June 07, 2022 8:26 pm UTC
Hey, thanks for the quick fix. I just downloaded it and flicked through.
Looks great! Can't wait to give this a thorough read!
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Rod N June 07, 2022 8:28 pm UTC
Awesome! Please feel free to drop feedback when you do! Thanks!

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