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Old May 13th, 2011, 08:20 PM
There seems to be a trend with lots of gamers going back to 1st Edition D&D, or Labyrinth Lords. Are their any prebuilt rule sets out there? Is this even a project people are interested in?
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Old May 16th, 2011, 10:50 AM
I havent heard of anyone taking on this project. It should be easy though, there were no feats back then to modify things.

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Old August 27th, 2011, 06:45 PM
I would LOVE a 1st edition rules set, but I have no idea how to get started.
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Old August 27th, 2011, 06:47 PM
Yea I have no clue how to even begin. I've read through the guide but just cannot make sense of it. I would love to just be able tiger the basics of labryinth lord going.
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Old August 27th, 2011, 06:54 PM
A BECMI D&D data set would be great too. Create immortals, easily.
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Old August 28th, 2011, 05:16 PM
If I was not working (or paid to do so) I could get to this as I have all the old books and I am sure that I would like my own version of Old D&D and 1st Edition D&D rules in a character builder.

While I am finding it struggling I am getting through d6 (spent about 20 hrs on it so far), and when that is complete enough to run with, I am moving on to do Babylon 5 2nd Ed and Legend of the Five Rings 4th Ed.

I expect to complete it enough to run in about another 40 hrs, and then spend the same time (60 hrs) cleaning up the text and presentation.

But for a starting point I would look at the Savage World examples in the Authoring Kit documentation. This is what I have used to get as far as I have and it is a good reference.
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Old August 28th, 2011, 08:01 PM
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I havent heard of anyone taking on this project. It should be easy though, there were no feats back then to modify things.
No, but there was multi-classing, dual classing, race/class restrictions and level limits (that could be altered by your stats or even by whether it was an NPC or a PC), Weapon and non-weapon proficiencies, the wonky mastery rules, and, at least in OA, piecemeal armor. Also there were thief skills and such.

No feats, but lots of other things made it complicated.
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Old January 8th, 2018, 11:35 AM
Long-dead thread, but I wanted to voice my desire for datasets for BECMI, AD&D 1st Edition, and AD&D 2nd Edition. I would also appreciate an AD&D 2e Options (with all the Option books included).

Very new to Realmworks. Wondering if there's fan content available for these systems or if I have to start from sratch. Thank you for your input.
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Old January 10th, 2018, 12:16 AM
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Long-dead thread, but I wanted to voice my desire for datasets for BECMI, AD&D 1st Edition, and AD&D 2nd Edition. I would also appreciate an AD&D 2e Options (with all the Option books included).
RavenX has been working on AD&D 2nd Ed., but I don't think he's got very far recently.

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