Crypts & Creatures was designed as an easy-to-learn trimmed-down version of the most popular fantasy RPG. C&C can be used to introduce absolutely new players to role playing games using easy-to-learn rules that provide a smooth transition into the larger more complicated games. C&C can also be played by experts and experienced players as quick-fun/experimental games.
Have you ever wanted to run an experimental or quick game? Ancient Greek setting with the players as demi-gods? Evil campaign with the forces of Good and the agents (Paladins)of the God of Light everywhere? An all one-class campaign: The Thieves' Guild, Master Everrhas's Wizards College? All of this can be done with Crypts & Creatures! Live the Adventure!
Easy for GM's to adapt to and players to learn.
Simple system based from the SRD.
Only 17 pages of rules.
Adaptable, most supplements (generic or mainstream) can be added with little or no conversion.