Mazes & Minotaurs is a retro-style game, answering the question, "What if D&D had been inspired by Greek mythology and *Jason and the Argonauts* instead?" This tag covers all questions related to both the original "1972" and revise "1987" editions.

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Wielding barbarian weapons two handed

In Mazes & Minotaurs, what effect does wielding a barbarian weapon two handed have? It's mentioned that non-Barbarians must wield them two-handed if they have Might less than 13. It's also ...
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Can a player use tactical movement if “engaged”?

If a player is "engaged", ie was hit in combat last round, can they still use tactical movement? There is mention in the rules that they cannot retreat, doesn't retreating imply full movement only?
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Can Nymphs use shields?

Can Nymphs use shields in Mazes & Minotaurs? For other classes, it's explicitly states which items cannot be used. For Nymphs it only says: "Nymphs may never wear any kind of armor, as it ...
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Is anyone playing Mazes & Minotaurs?

I discovered Mazes & Minotaurs just days ago, and am extremely impressed. Why is the community so small? For a game allegedly created prior to D&D, with such a simple rule system, why does a ...
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Can you move and use magic in the same round?

The players handbook mentions you move in the 3rd phase, and that magic is a full round action or combat action. There's no phase dedicated to magic, when does it occur, can you move in the same ...
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What rules discourage point blank missile use in Mazes & Minotaurs?

Underground, exploring a series of crypts and catacombs, the mighty heroes were set up on by a string of foes in close combat: bug men, a ghast, and a mummy. Fate was on their side, and they ...
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Winged special ability in RM&M

How does the Winged special ability effect melee combat in Revised Mazes & Minotaurs? Where is it mentioned in the rules?
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Treasure and Thieves

Thieves get experience from treasure acquired, but there's no mention of whether thieves have to share treasure, and there doesn't appear to be any motivation to retain treasure (except the magical ...