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5e Old School and Oriental Adventures

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Do you long for the 70s and 80s style of Dungeons and Dragons.  Does nostalgia cover your bookshelf with the books of old.  Do you want to experience that feeling again, but with the streamlined and simpler rules of 5e!  Then this is your book.  Made for nostalgia only, it attempts to bring the crazy imbalance and yet perpetually outrageous fun of old school play into the 5e realm of classes and archetypes.  Based upon the idea of only 4 basic classes, it creates archetypes for the various subclasses for the Forgotten Realms and Kara Tur of the 80s and early 90s.

It has something for everyone, Archetypes that can be used for the Fighter, Wizard, Thief and Cleric for those nostalgic for the past.  It has Oriental archetypes for those who want to play in a Forgotten Realms and Kara Tur mixed party.  it has alteranate tables for those who want to focus more on bonuses for leveling rather than ability scores for proficiencies.  It contains alternate rules for using Dexterity for your defense and attack instead of armor, and using armor for damage reduction. 

A toolbox for 5e to tailor your game how you want in the way you want to make it feel even more old school than it already does.  5e Old School and Oriental Adventures tries to help you in on the spot transitions for old school play, suggesting new ideas of modifications, and if nothing else, hopefully inspiring your own mind to create new realms for you and your table of gamers to go where no other gamer, and yet every other gamer, has ever gone before!

 
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August 26th, 2016
Putting my conclusion here for the sake of people that don't want to read everything I wrote Overall, I really enjoyed the OA part of the book. I'm not familiar with anything before 3.5 and it was different. However, I like Japanese culture an [...]
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April 18th, 2016
5e Old School and Oriental Adventures is a massive 191 page supplement put out by SRS. The title pretty much covers the basics and it would take almost as many pages as the actual book to cover what's inside. Essentially the book tries to bring some of [...]
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