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A Curious Volume of Forgotten Lore is a rules supplement that will enhance most old-school role-playing games. The rules are based on Gary Gygax's plans for a 2nd edition of the world's most popular role-playing game (that unfortunately never happened), and are the product of years of meticulous research. The book contains:

  • Five new character classes: the bard, jester, mystic, savant, and mountebank
  • Hundreds of new spells
  • A new alternative combat system that is at once streamlined and more realistic
  • Rules for shipborne adventures and combat
  • Quick and easy rules for common hazards and weather
  • New magic items
  • New monsters
  • And much more!

The rules are designed to be completely modular; take what you like, leave what you don't. Want mountebanks and savants but not the new combat system? No problem. Everything will still work fine.

If you prefer a full-blown game system that incorporates all of this material into a complete game system (that has even more new material), the three-volume stand alone rules for Adventures Dark and Deep™ are also available in a handy bundle.

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Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
October 15th, 2013
Originally posted here: A Curious Volume of Forgotten Lore is the first of Joseph Bloch's Adventures Dark & Deep books. It is presented as an add-on or supplement to [...]
Alexander L. [Featured Reviewer]
August 1st, 2012
Originally posted at: Back in March of this year, I, along with 243 other Gygaxians took part in a Kickstarter to fund Adventures Dark [...]
July 30th, 2012
This volume does what is sets out to do: explore ideas to expand AD&D based on hints from Gary Gygax prior to his ill-fated devorce settlement, when his huberous got the best of him and he gave up controlling interest in TSR in favor of the D&D series [...]
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