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Offline Bison

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Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« on: January 10, 2017, 01:31:42 PM »
Well even though all BFRPG material is free online, I picked up a bunch of the books because I don't like digital media at the table.  Real books and dice FTW!  The core rulebook cost me $5 on Amazon.  I really like their approach to OSR and the community seems to be very friendly.  Anyway, I told the oldest we are going to do some old school RPGing and didn't want to risk damage to my aging Basic D&D books.  So this is going to work really well plus the rules are very simple and will let the oldest GM without a lot of rules overhead.


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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 02:28:22 PM »
Oh Lord. I did not need to know this existed :P

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 02:35:16 PM »
I'd check it out.  There is a great supplemental download section too that adds classes, races, spells, and other things.  The best part is it's totally free to read, use, download, and purchase is only a requirement if you like having a paper book that's professionally printed. 

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 02:39:40 PM »
Here's the link to their site.  http://basicfantasy.org

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 05:38:39 PM »
Here's the link to their site.  http://basicfantasy.org

Thanks. I looked it up after reading your first post. I also found the printed books on Amazon.

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2017, 06:05:39 PM »
I just received an email yesterday that my copy of Dungeon Crawl Classics is about to ship. No way I'm clicking on that link.  >:D
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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2017, 06:06:23 PM »
I just received an email yesterday that my copy of Dungeon Crawl Classics is about to ship. No way I'm clicking on that link.  >:D

I want to eventually get DCC.  You should click on the link.  It's free to download the PDF files.
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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2017, 09:43:05 AM »
Click the link! CLICK IT NOW!!!

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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2017, 10:09:59 AM »
Click the link! CLICK IT NOW!!!

I did.  :-[
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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2017, 02:19:16 PM »
This is the RPG goodness you get from amazon for less than $45.

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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2017, 02:28:07 PM »
^nice score

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2017, 03:59:09 PM »
I also picked up Gonnerman's primer on old school role playing games for the oldest to read.  It's a short 60 page book.  I read it in a half hour or less, but it's really well done.  And does exactly what it sets out to do and introduce beginner gamers to "old school" rpgs and how to make basic dungeons and tips for being a game master.  Excellent little volume.


 https://www.amazon.com/Role-Playing-Game-Primer-Old-School-Playbook/dp/1502764342/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1484348221&sr=8-1&keywords=gonnerman+old+school+primer

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2017, 03:30:24 AM »
You take your hobbies pretty seriously...It might be time to invest in a counter trimmer ;)

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Re: Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2017, 05:55:47 AM »
You take your hobbies pretty seriously...It might be time to invest in a counter trimmer ;)

It's on the list.