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BLUEHOLME™ Journeymanne Rules

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The BLUEHOLME™ Journeymanne Rules are a table top fantasy roleplaying game which emulates the game play of the original basic rule book, popularly known as the Holmes Edition or simply the Blue Book. Unlike those basic rules, however, this book allows for characters of 1st to 20th levels, and include everything the referee could possibly need to create and run a campaign in the Underworld, the Wilderness, or the Realm: monsters, magic, treasure, and … well, what more do you need? BLUEHOLME™ Journeymanne Rules are fully compatible with the BLUEHOLME™ Prentice Rules, and can be used with most old-school adventure modules.


 
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david W October 02, 2017 1:42 am UTC
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I'd also like to add that I'm a bit confused as to what the intention is in regards to races and classes. In the Prentice rules, under each race description it specifically states what classes and multiclass combos are available to each race.

In the Journeymanne Rules on page 4, '3. Choose a race for the character.' it specifically states, "This determines which classes are available...", but in this rules set the racial abilities are not explained in Part 2, but instead in chapter 6. When you go to the monster description of that race, there's no mention of class restrictions. I can find no chart, and under the classes itself its rather vague. Magic-user for example, it states, "Many races count magic-users amongst their number."

this is really confusing, because of the verbiage on page 4. If its the intention of the rules to leave what classes are available to the races to the referee, I understand that, but as it is, it has me looking for rules which don't seem...See more
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Michael T October 02, 2017 2:20 am UTC
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Good point re: the wording on p.4 - I'll revise this to make it more explicit. The intention is that any class is available to any race, with the agreement of the referee.
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david W October 02, 2017 12:32 pm UTC
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I had a feeling that was the case, and I'm totally fine with it, but to me at least... and this could be because I've got so many old school/ new school rules in my head... it was a bit confusing. Thanks!!
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Michael T October 02, 2017 1:55 pm UTC
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Not at all, thank you for pointing it out. It's often difficult to tell whether you're being clear when you've been editing a text for 5 years. ;-)
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david W October 02, 2017 12:39 am UTC
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Reading the rules still. Found a spelling error: Part 4 Adventures, page 46, under The Realm. Civilized is spelled with an "S".
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Michael T October 02, 2017 1:23 am UTC
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That's not actually a typo. It's what we call British English in these parts. ;-)
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david W October 02, 2017 3:22 am UTC
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Lol.. okay, well then carry on!
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Michael T October 02, 2017 5:56 am UTC
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Pip-pip!
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Michael T September 19, 2017 11:54 am UTC
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Thanks for spotting that! There is indeed a stray sentence that mentions sub-classes, which will be eliminated with the next art update. There are, in fact, no sub-classes in the Journeymanne Rules - these will appear in later publications under the name of Maester Classes, but the Journeymanne Rules will only ever include the four basic classes of cleric, fighter, magic-user, and thief. However, with the combination-class rules it is possible to create a wide range of different class types, from that old favourite, the fighting mage, to the more unusual clerical magic-using thief.
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September 18, 2017 5:44 pm UTC
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The game mentions each class has sub-classes, but I do not see a single one. Am I missing something?
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