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Saga of the Splintered Realm Book 1: Core Rules

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Updated April 2015!


Now expanded to 144 pages, the game includes over 30 additional monsters, more art, appendices for mass combat, minor character archetypes, character callings, nature magic, and edits throughout to tighten up the presentation and clarify rules, this game is a lean, mean fighting machine straight out of 1981!

Saga of the Splintered Realm is more than just a retro-clone. It is a modernization and re-mix of B/X rules with helpings of modern sensibilities throughout. This simple, fast, clean and intuitive ruleset keeps the best of all editions, evoking the flavor of 1981.

Thanks to the backers of the successful Kickstarter, the core rules are now available as a pay what you want download. One additional volume: The Campaign Guide, will be released later this year, along with print editions of both books.

 
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Paul L February 14, 2016 7:54 pm UTC
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Hi. I really like your rules system for this and Shards of Tomorrow. I plan on writing reviews for both once I am done reading them completely. Is there a separate character sheet for either available on it's own? In the book the footer is present on the character sheet and I'd prefer to print it without. Great game! I'm going to try it out with my family this weekend. I had planned on running another fantasy rpg but yours made me change my mind.
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Michael D February 25, 2016 3:30 am UTC
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Paul,

Sorry, but I just now saw your comment. I have some character sheets up on the splintered realm google+ community.

Here's a link:
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BwkSmgIjEJJGfjcyT05LN1E1VjZWN2JLOHhGaWRPbmdsWlJ3VTgxR2wzNzJHQzVSX3ZlSnc&usp=sharing
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Jeremy H November 02, 2014 5:23 am UTC
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I'm pretty impressed so far. The strictly black and white presentation is slick. To get a real feel for it though I'm considering getting a print-shop edition. What is the recommended print size? It looks A5, am I right?
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Michael D November 02, 2014 12:20 pm UTC
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Thanks! I made sure that the artists understood that we were going for stark black and white, since I knew the art would have to do a lot with a little. I'm so proud of the work the various illustrators did. They really class up the presentation quite a bit.

I'll be publishing this at 6"x9" size in a few months. I haven't worked up a high-rez cover yet, though... sorry.

Mike
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Jeremy H November 01, 2014 5:39 am UTC
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Updated already? What's changed?
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Michael D November 01, 2014 2:13 pm UTC
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Sorry! There is a new text box on page 50 - I had left out the small sidebar for death/dying/recovering hit points.

Mike
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TSR-SSR01
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April 06, 2015
This title was added to our catalog on October 30, 2014.