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Local villagers whisper of a mysterious place deep in the marsh - a place shrouded in mist and dotted with barrow mounds, ruined columns, and standing stones. The tomb-robbers who explore beneath the mounds - or rather the few who return - tell tales of labyrinthine passages, magnificent grave goods, and terrifying creatures waiting in the dark. Are you brave (or foolish) enough to enter the Barrowmaze?

Barrowmaze Complete (BMC) is a classic old school megadungeon for use with Labyrinth LordTM and other fantasy role-playing games. BMC includes everything in Barrowmaze I and II in the same book in addition to new material, art, layout, and cover art by Ex-TSR artist Erol Otus.

Barrowmaze Complete will keep your players on their toes and your campaign going strong.

BMC is brought to you by the Old School Renaissance (so don’t forget your 10’ pole).

This edition includes art by the aforementioned TSR artists Erol Otus, as well as Tim Truman, Jim Holloway. New old-school artists include Peter Pagano, Cory Hamel, Stefan Poag, Zhu Bajie, Stephan Thompson, and others.

 
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Gregory G August 26, 2017 9:14 pm UTC
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When Barrowmaze Complete was first done there was no matte cover option, only glossy. So I submitted a matte cover and now must wait until it is approved. It will be back up next week. Thank you for your patience :)

Greg
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Thilo G September 06, 2017 5:45 pm UTC
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Cool! :D I'm looking forward to checking out the book! It has some really good press on the grapevine!
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Thilo G August 21, 2017 1:17 pm UTC
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Where did the PoD-version go??
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Gregory G May 18, 2017 1:18 pm UTC
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Yes, I do provide the PDF if you buy the book at a convention from Black Blade Publishing. You should be able to message me on Facebook or G+ easy enough :)

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Rachael S March 26, 2017 1:27 am UTC
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I just bought the hardcover of this at GaryCon and was told that If I contacted you here I could get a discount code to get the PDF. I don't see an options to email the publisher. Can you assist me ?
Thank you.
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Howard J October 27, 2016 7:21 pm UTC
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I assume that a map comes with the book? I have the originals, but I understand that there have been some additions. Not really interested in the PDF, just the hardback -- so really hoping that a map is involved.
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James D October 25, 2016 3:46 am UTC
I would love to review this on my YouTube channel.
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John D May 09, 2016 2:18 pm UTC
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Greg W.'s review lists a bunch of URLs which are supposed to provide supplemental examples. Unfortunately, whatever used to be at those URLs no longer exists, lessening the impact of his review IMO.
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Greg W May 09, 2016 8:55 pm UTC
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John D, if you scroll down on *this* ("Discussions") page, you'll see that I addressed that in a separate post, back on May 26, 2015. "Essentially, the links in that piece won't work unless you remove the "-" at the end of the lines." Here are the links again:

http://www.dragonsfoot.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=69622

http://www.dragonsfoot.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=58367&start=30#p1588647
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Rachael S March 10, 2016 10:27 am UTC
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A player's guide/handbook would be GREAT. Character sheet, background and a player's map of the above ground would be very nice.....
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Gregory G April 26, 2016 2:52 pm UTC
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Interesting idea, but not really a part of Old School play :)
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Olli K December 03, 2015 4:26 pm UTC
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First I introduced Barrowmaze I into the campaign. We loved it. However, when I then bought Barrowmaze complete, I noticed that the stuff was incompatible. The map of the mounds is different and the numbering scheme is different.

Is there a list of conversions?
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Greg W May 27, 2015 3:14 am UTC
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I wrote a review of this product under the other tab. BTW, the links in that piece won't work unless you remove the "-" at the end of the lines. Anyway, I'm opening to answering questions about the product here for those who want to know more.
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Michael W May 15, 2015 4:03 am UTC
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This adventure will keep a group occupied for many many months and/or years (depending on how much you play). I use the PDF for my group as it's easier to find/search/mark items. It's also a fair bit cheaper and makes it even more worth the value of entertainment your group will get it out it.

If you enjoy old school dungeon adventures, you'll enjoy Barrowmaze.
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Andrew H May 03, 2015 2:59 pm UTC
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I have BM1 and have run it, and enjoyed it, I used it to break in a group of OD&D and RPG newbies, they loved it too...

I'm afraid I can't justify the cost of the whole package, would have been good to get BM2...

Hey ho.

Off to the anomolous subsurface environment for me....
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Christopher H April 06, 2015 11:33 am UTC
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The original I & II pulled?
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Gregory G March 12, 2015 3:52 pm UTC
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The cost is close to what people paid during the crowdfunding campaign. You can view it yourself online.

I have a profession and a family, I write games as a labour of love. If you want an approach used by a game company, then go buy their uninspiring products devoid of charm.
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Matthew T October 27, 2015 11:52 am UTC
How charming.
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Peter H March 18, 2016 7:30 pm UTC
What a joke.
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Lance H May 18, 2017 3:28 am UTC
Speaking of "devoid of charm" . . .
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Gregory G May 18, 2017 1:17 pm UTC
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I keep it real fells. I don't mince words.

Barrowmaze Complete is widely regarded as one of the gems of the OSR. However, if it isn't your think, that's great, go buy some Wotc stuff.
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Matthew T May 18, 2017 1:45 pm UTC
Whoah-m'gosh! -- all the non-minced words! Let me catch my breath here... OK.

You do realize we are not facing a binary choice between Barrowmaze and WotC, right? It's totally fine if you want to market your product as a Cadillac, but it's pretty insufferable to suggest that we can't get "charm" at a more attractive price point.
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Gregory G June 25, 2017 3:58 pm UTC
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It was merely an example. There are many awesome OSR products that show patience and care in their creation.
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Martin N December 11, 2014 12:35 pm UTC
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As an owner of both BM I and BM II, I feel a little disappointed that there isn't an 'upgrade' path to this product. Whilst I have thoroughly enjoyed running multiple groups through the originals, I simply can't justify the outlay for the new version as a straight up purchase.

For anyone who hasn't yet bought the originals, then this may well be the way to go.
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Will N March 03, 2015 2:08 am UTC
I'm the same way. I have already sunk $30 with BM I, the Map (a must to run online), and Illustration book 1.
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Boris F March 03, 2015 5:46 am UTC
Me too. I bought BMI and BMII, both illustration booklets...so sad about this.
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Brian S March 06, 2015 3:37 am UTC
you got screwed. And the price for this pdf is way too high.
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Brian S March 11, 2015 11:55 am UTC
I just noticed that they don't even show you a few pages inside. So youre buying it sight unseen.
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Andrew J May 18, 2015 1:22 pm UTC
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Same here... went all in on the earlier version, and am missing the upgrade path....
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Kyle M December 10, 2014 7:00 pm UTC
$40 for a dungeon? I look forward to some reviews on this.
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Stu W December 10, 2014 11:47 pm UTC
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Barrowmaze has received very warm reviews. Look for Barrowmaze I and Barrowmaze II on this site, and was praised highly here: http://www.tenkarstavern.com/2012/02/review-barrowmaze-labyrinth-lord.html
here: http://grognardia.blogspot.ca/2012/02/review-barrowmaze.html
and here: http://dreamsinthelichhouse.blogspot.ca/2012/02/review-of-barrowmaze.html
This is a new collection of both parts, with additional art and layout. I'm comfortable it's worth the money.
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John D February 27, 2015 9:24 pm UTC
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Or Bryce Lynch

http://tenfootpole.org/ironspike/?p=977
http://tenfootpole.org/ironspike/?p=983

I love DM'ing Barrowmaze. I love the originals, and I like the setting added for BMC
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