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This is a WOIN Core Rulebook. It does not include character creation or equipment, which are found in other WOIN books.

This manual contains the core rules of the What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. roleplaying game system, designed for a fantasy campaign.

While other books tell you how to create a character or build a world, this book tells you how to play the game. With rules for attribute checks, countdowns, luck, combat, injury & death, objects, and the environment, inside you'll find all the rules you need to adjudicate any task your characters might attempt.

This book is fully compatible with all W.O.I.N. supplements, and is a What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. core rulebook.

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Randall O August 26, 2016 10:44 pm UTC
I own the N.E.W. core book. As I already have the basic rules would there be any reason I would need the Fantasy Core? Or can I just get the Careers and Magic books? For that matter when is the O.L.D. Pdf due out?
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Brian R May 07, 2016 6:17 pm UTC
I should have read this better, I thought this would include how to make a character. oh well.. I'll just save up for one of the other books I guess. Doesn't really list what the attributes or skills are.
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Brian R May 08, 2016 2:45 am UTC
Gonna sit down and read it, and after that I'll give a review on the product . :)
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Russ M May 09, 2016 12:36 am UTC
Yes, it's designed to be extremely modular, so you can pick which set of careers, equipment, etc. you want to use. Very much a "piecemeal" system. That said, there will be compiled hardcovers containing everything you need from a given era (fantasy, modern, sci-fi) in one book. That way you can completely choose your approach - one book which has everything you need, or build your own rule system based on the element you want to include. You might want to put knights and wizards on spaceships, for example, or have modern-day earth invaded by aliens. Or you might just want a straight fantasy experience or a pure hard sci-fi adventure.
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Jose F April 25, 2016 6:24 am UTC
This book is 38 pages, not the advertised 68, which drastically increases the cost per page.
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GeoCentric D April 25, 2016 11:21 am UTC
I noticed this as well.
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Russ M April 26, 2016 11:43 am UTC
Apologies. The figure was a typo! 38 is correct.
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Thorbjørn K April 25, 2016 12:59 am UTC
Why is this particular book only available as PDF? Ie since both Equipment & Careers are here as physical boks as well.
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Russ M April 26, 2016 11:41 am UTC
Because it takes a few days for the print version to be approved.
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Russ M April 30, 2016 3:50 pm UTC
And there we go. Softcover now available!
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Thorbjørn K April 30, 2016 6:05 pm UTC
Nice, that´s good then.
Just wondered, as both of the other boks were there in print form.
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Russ M May 01, 2016 12:07 pm UTC
The print version always follows the PDF version by anything from a few days to a couple of weeks, depending on how long it takes to go through RPGNow/DTRPG's approval/proofing process. In this case, it was about a week. :)
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