The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Erebor: The Lonely Mountain
Tomb of Annihilation
Borg Cube Collector's Edition Box Set
The Streets of Marienburg
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Fate Core System
The GameMaster's Apprentice
Bree
Eternal Lies
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
Tales from the Loop
Twilight Imperium: The Role-Playing Game
Fiasco
FU: the Free, Universal RPG
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
Blades in the Dark
Far2: Discord at the Docks
Forbidden Lands Core Book
Dogs in the Vineyard
Dread
Heaven & Earth Third Edition
Breaking the Ice
Solo of Fortune
James Bond 007
Player's Handbook (AD&D 2e)
Book 01: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
... and a 10-foot Pole
Dragonlance Adventures
Warhammer City of Chaos
Eurosource
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Gamma World
Legends of the Hero-Kings
Maelstrom
Isles of the Shackles
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition Preview
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
The Quiet Year
Tenra Bansho Zero
Shadowrun RPG 5th Edition Core Rulebook
DDEX1-01: Defiance in Phlan
Planet Mercenary
Journeys & Maps
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide

Pits & Perils (2013)

Average Rating: 9.50/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2013
Primary Name
Pits & Perils
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 160640
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: 
Year: 2013
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
80 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

Pits & Perils is an "original" old-school role-playing game. One modeled after the numerous war games-turned-fantasy RPG campaigns that proliferated during the early 1970s. Back then, it was crappy little rule books typed in someone's basement. Well, those days are back!

Pits & Perils has:

  • Classic character types, but with a twist (check out a FULL preview of the character rules on this page).
  • Extremely simple mechanics (perhaps the simplest ever) that can be tailored to nearly any situation. Most of what the players do is decision-making, exploration, and role-playing. The rules don't even try to do this for you. And you know what? They shouldn't!
  • Nearly 100 monsters to fight and 200 magic items to win and wield. All of them fully explained. That's a lot for an 80-page rule book!

An amateur look and feel that captures the way things used to be. In those days, each group had its own homemade rules based on word of mouth and the historical war games they were already playing. Pits & Perils is designed in this spirit.

Pits & Perils is NOT a retro-clone, but an original system designed for those who want an old-school experience without excessive rules. This book contains everything needed to get started, including how to create a character, build a dungeon, and run a campaign in a world where magic still works and monsters are real. So live and die by the sword. Or magic, if you prefer. Dark dungeons await...

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
Pg. 7
Danse Macabre

Rules to sprinkle the dark, dead, and mysterious into your Pits & Perils campaign

Edit
Pg. 1
Faelan's Guide to Pits & Perils

A collection of house rules from a living campaign

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 2
Average Rating: 9.50
Standard Deviation: 0.50
Num Views: 270
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 7
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.