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Swords & Wizardry Core Rules

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The new fourth printing (May 2011)! Swords & Wizardry is the ENnie-Award winning "retro-clone" of the original fantasy roleplaying game created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. The Core Rules also contain some selected material from the supplements (1974-1978). With a thriving internet community and tons of support products, Swords & Wizardry is bringing back a lost style of fantasy roleplaying. Forget huge rulebooks - this book and imagination (and dice) are all you need! If you can imagine it, you can do it in Swords & Wizardry. The rules are simple and quick to learn, and they are infinitely flexible and expandable. Take the basic framework and "Imagine the hell out of it!"

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Lesley N November 16, 2022 4:05 am UTC
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I'm only guessing here, but somewhere, some how, this item has migrated to Frog God Games. They sell a nice boxed set item.

This item seems ok. One book. 142 pages. Clean text, nice formatting. FREE. Hard to complain. Hails from 2011. This is 2022. I guess things changed.
Good enough for an ENnie at the time.

It is what it is. A BECMI clone. If all you want is a small portable concise BECMI clone, in hardcover, they're out there. I suggest Basic Fantasy Roleplay as a nice example.
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Yoseph S August 16, 2022 7:29 pm UTC
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Hey, I've been directed here after I asked the same question at Frog God Games: Does anybody have an idea what happened to the Swords & Wizardry Complete Rules?
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Frank T August 22, 2022 7:38 pm UTC
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That's what I was going to ask. Is "Complete Rules" the last/most recent edition of the S&W rules?
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Yoseph S September 15, 2022 7:52 pm UTC
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More or less. It's basically OD&D with all manner of additional supplements.
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