The Hotness
Games|People|Company
FAITH: A Garden in Hell – Starter set
Wrath of the Autarch
Volo's Guide to Monsters
Hubris: A World of Visceral Adventure
Apocalypse World 2nd Edition
Universe (2nd Edition)
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Dungeonology
Apocalypse World
13th Age
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Boxed Set (Second Edition)
Masks: A New Generation
20 Dungeon Starters
The Arduin Grimoire 1: The Arduin Grimoire
The Arduin Grimoire 3: The Runes of Doom
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Deck of Psionic Powers
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Universe (1st Edition)
FreeMarket (Limited Edition)
Early Dark Core Book
Raspberry Heaven
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes
Torchbearer
Ten Candles
Godbound: A Game of Divine Heroes (Deluxe Edition)
Star Wars Roleplaying Game: Saga Edition
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
Dogs in the Vineyard
Book 05: City of Thieves
WG4: The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun
Marvel Super Heroes Advanced Set
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
Hollow World Campaign Set
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Vox
Sweet Agatha
Revenge of the Giants
Fiasco
Beyond the Open Door
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set
Fiasco Companion
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
Heroes & Other Worlds
Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Basic Game
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Fate Core System
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2011
Primary Name
Wizards, Warriors & Wyrms
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 98992
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
39 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

user summary:
Wizards, Warriors and Wyrms is a retroclone of the John Holmes edition of Dungeons & Dragons that was published to serve as a bridge between the original boxed set of D&D booklets and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition). The Holmes edition of Dungeons & Dragons still has a following of players, despite the fact that it was only released with information covering the first three levels of play. Since it was intended only as a bridge between Original and Advanced, no other material was provided or planned for this edition.

Over the years fans have created additional material to complete the game, increasing the number of playable levels to higher limits. This retroclone subsumes both the original game and the fan-made expansions.

Designer's Commentary:

About 6 months ago, after a Holmes gaming spree, i decided to produce a Blue Book Basic clone which would incorporate Meepo's Companion for extending the Blue Book Basic's game play beyond 3rd level. What I loved about Blue Book (and tried to emulate in the clone as well) was the low page count, the short stat blocks and spell description, and the quick-play rules. The 3rd level cap bothered me, but Meepo's Companion took care of that. So, with Meepo's blessing, i set out to produce Wizards, Warriors & Wyrms (the name an homage to the cover illustration).

...

I think WWW is a great little game, and it works for me and my players, but I'd like to know if it would appeal to others as well. The audience I'm targeting with WWW is people who liked the simplicity of Blue Book Basic, the spartan rules that don't complicate game-play, those who love the good doctor's Basic and would have appreciated further game advancement (thanks Meepo!), and those who (like me) think it's really cool to just have a 40 or so page rulebook for unlimited play. Basically, people who loved Blue Book Basic and would have loved for it to be more than just a stepping stone to "advanced" play.

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
No Articles Found
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: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 245
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 1
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.