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Quick Start and free RPG rules

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:03 am
by greytale
Since Marksimms requested it, I figured I would share the free and quick play rules that I know of. I would love to see any more that people have.

Caution PDFs the may be slow to load and you need Adobe Reader.


Free quick start rules to commercial games.

I put my two favorites at the top. :)

Castles and Crusades
http://www.trolllord.com/newsite/downlo ... cnc_qs.pdf

Savage Worlds
http://www.peginc.com/Games/Savage%20Wo ... Drive4.pdf

True20
http://true20.com/files/True20_quickstart.pdf

Gurps Lite
http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG31-0004

Lejendary Adventures (Old EGG himself)
http://www.trolllord.com/newsite/lejend ... G3350A.pdf

Harp
http://www.harphq.com/free_downloads/3000L_HarpLite.pdf


Completely Free

The D&D open resource document
http://www.d20srd.org/

Basic Fantasy
http://basicfantasy.org
Fixed link 4-23-08

Fudge
http://www.fudgerpg.com/files/pdf/fudge_1995.pdf

Fate
http://www.faterpg.com/dl/FATE2fe.pdf

The Window
http://www.mimgames.com/window/rules

CORE
http://www.dragonslanding.com/Project_C ... _Basic.pdf

OSRIC
http://www.knights-n-knaves.com/osric/d ... /OSRIC.pdf

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:24 am
by heruca
Legends of the Ancient World (Legends, for short) is a free system that might be worth checking out:
http://www.darkcitygames.com/docs/Legends.pdf (just a 7-page PDF)

It's basically a free version of Steve Jackson Games' Melee/Wizard/The Fantasy Trip.

A number of free adventures, maps, and playing pieces for the game are available here:
http://www.thefantasytrip.com/index.php

Updated Links

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:59 am
by Solomoriah
Hey, the link given for Basic Fantasy RPG above points to a download which is no longer on the site; I recommend going directly to the main site to download the current edition:

http://basicfantasy.org

If you want to jump past the intro screen to the downloads page, go here:

http://basicfantasy.org/downloads.html

Yes, I am the primary author and webmaster.

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:49 am
by heruca
Welcome, Solomoriah.

Thanks for the updated link info.

Posted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:33 am
by BTS1967
Warhammer 40k... the scenario Edge of Darkness includes quick play rules for the Warhammer 40k system.

http://blackindustries.com/?template=40 ... enarios-dh

Not sure how long it will be up as the licensing and publication has just been switched over to Fantasy Flight Games.

BTS