Mazes & Perils Deluxe Edition

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Death lurks around every turn! Not everyone will survive – but hey, those are the breaks! It’s all worth it to find fame, fortune, and make a name for yourself, right?

Mazes & Perils is a fantasy game that takes you back to the days when it was simple: no powers, no special abilities, just swords and magic. All you need to play are a few friends, some dice, and your imagination. And if it’s not in this book – make it up! Remember, you rule the game, not the other way around!

Description

The Mazes & Perils Role-playing Game (MnP) takes a page from the first wave of the Old School Renaissance (OSR) when it wasn’t OLD at all… Inspired by the 1977 “Holmes” edition of the world’s most popular role-playing game, it shuns pages and pages of rules for a simpler time when House rules were the order of the day.

First released in 2012, MnP drew a line on the map of OSR retroclones as something easy to pick up and play where your heroes weren’t superheroes. There are no superpowers here. Fighters have swords and armor. Clerics have their faith. Thieves skulk in the shadows seeking better items to steal. And Magic-Users sling magics at their foes until they run out of spells. This style of gaming is about grit and wit – and if you die, it must be time to roll up a new character.

The original book was awarded a Gold Ennie Award in 2013 for “Best Free RPG” and now we’ve updated it with even more great content!

Now in 2016, Vince Florio and I have been working on a new version of MnP – with some new classes, new spells, new optional rules, and a new look! Mazes & Perils Deluxe offers everything you liked about the original with a new coat of paint and a few new tools in the toolbox! New bits include:

  • New Class – The Enchanter – along with 20+ new spells in his arsenal
  • New Class – The Shaman – along with nearly 20 new spells of his own
  • Rules for Variable Damage for Weapons and Variable Hit Dice
  • New layout, more art, and plenty of editing

Come check out a blast from the past and see why OSR is alive and well!

Reviews and Comments

  • Alan Bahr @ The Last Paladin had some nice things to say – “It’s a game that shifted my views on OSR, and now I’m eager to go back and see if I can find other ones I like. It’s always pleasant to find your viewpoints challenged and grow a bit, and realize you were wrong.” Read the rest of the review here.

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