The M20 Rules Cyclopedia is an exciting project to gather together the multitude of rules and resources from the community into a single reference source. I'm pretty excited overall about this and I'd like to share a bit about what to expect, why I'm doing this and where we go from here.Read More
I wanted to post a quick update that you can now read Microlite20 Purest Essence in any format you desire. From epub to mobi I hope you enjoy Purest Essence any way you want :)
While I do have a few of my own little projects puttering on, I'd love to here what m20 material folks would like to see.
Microlite81 Complete is intended to be standard Microlite81 with more complete descriptions of spells, monsters, and magic items and a few extras like an example of play and instructions for GMs which will hopefully make the game more friendly to players with less experience with old school gaming. Microlite81 Complete allows the GM to select which version of the "core game rules" to use (the standard B/X-like rules from Microlite81 or the B/X-like rules with the author's house rules from the early 1980s added as in Microlite81 Extended).
This is a public beta version which the author beliefs to be feature complete. It needs (at a minimum) proofreading, layout and artwork before it will be ready for formal release. If you notice typos, missing material, or the like, please let the author know.
Microlite81 Complete is now available for download in PDF format in the Microlite20.org download area. Here is direct download link: Click Here to Download: Microlite81-Complete-Public-Beta.pdf. (If this link does not work, the beta is no longer available because a release candidate or the final version is available.)
There are three major versions of Microlite74: Basic which is similar to the original 3 little booklets in the 0e boxed set, Standard which is similar to the original 3 little booklets in the 0e boxed set plus most of the material from the supplements and "official" material published in the early magazine articles, and Extended which includes everything in Microlite74 Standard does and adds the 0e house rules the author was using in the late 1970s.
Microlite74 Companion volumes add optional rules and optional expansions to the Microlite74 system. There are currently five Companion volumes: Companion I: Optional Rules, Companion II: Treasure, Companion III: More Optional Rules, Companion IV: Bestiary of Monsters, and Companion V: First Edition Spells. These volumes provide many optional rules as well as more complete descriptions of treasure, monsters, and spells. Using Companions IV and V along with the Microlite74 Standard or Extended rules provides a "first edition"-like experience (instead of the original "0e" edition).
- Download Microlite74 Companion I: Optional Rules
- Download Microlite74 Companion II: Treasure
- Download Microlite74 Companion III: More Optional Rules
- Download Microlite74 Companion IV: Bestiary of Monsters
- Microlite74 Companion V: First Edition Spells
Finally, there are special versions of [i]Microlite74[/i] designed to provide a specific "feel" for specific types of campaigns. Currently, two special versions are available. Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery is Microlite74 Extended with many special rules designed for swords & sorcery style campaigns. Microlite74 Special Version I was designed for a specific campaign setting for a Retro-Roleplaying Cancer Fund contributor who graciously allowed us to make the rules available to everyone (stripped of specific information on his campaign world).