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Spirit & Steel is a new minimalist fantasy roleplaying game designed to be easy for newcomers to learn, while having enough tactical versatility for more combat-focused players.

The game system is built around the d20; no other dice are needed. Characters have the flexibility to choose a range of different abilities, allowing for both significant customization while offering incentives to follow one of three archetypes that open up more powerful abilities and spells.

Key features of the Spirit & Steel Core Rulebook include:

• a quick and intuitive character creation system
• 5 ancestries, 3 roles/archetypes, and 5 backgrounds
• 72 abilities, including 34 prestige abilities
• 54 spells
• 32 magic artifacts
• a bestiary of 55 creatures
• a short introductory adventure



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Mario C June 14, 2023 4:27 am UTC
Im really enjoying what i am reading so far. Its reminds me of what green ronin's true20 rpg was trying to do back in the early 2000s but with clearer rules.

Are there expansion books planned or possibly palns to apply this rule set to other genres such as scifi or modern/urban fantasy.
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Rick C June 04, 2023 2:19 pm UTC
This is an impressive game. It's well laid out and the play flows easily. Thanks for publishing :)
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Alex R May 10, 2023 12:26 am UTC
The quickstart looks really cool. Thanks for writing this game! With any new rpg, one question I always have is how much playtesting was done. A lot? With different groups or just one play group? And did you playtest with characters at higher levels?
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Logan G May 06, 2023 10:20 pm UTC
Hi! Read the quick start and I love it. Is there a place to buy a physical copy of the core rulebook?
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David M May 09, 2023 12:13 am UTC
Thanks! I'm in the process of getting the print versions of the Core Rulebook approved by Drivethrurpg. Just waiting on the proofs right now. So it should be relatively soon (cross my fingers).
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