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A retroclone of the original 1974 D&D by Mythmere Games.

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What are the errata for Swords & Wizardry Complete, 3rd Printing?

I just received a copy of S&W Complete, 3rd Printing. I've found a few minor errors, and I was wondering what errors have been noticed already for this edition? I'm especially interested in ...
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How many spells does the Magic-User have in their spellbook in S&W Core?

In Swords & Wizardry Complete, the rulebook states that [...] a beginning Magic-User’s spellbook contains as many of the eight basic first level spells as the neophyte character can know [based ...
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S&W Treasure Hoard

Looking for a little clarification on Treasure Hoards. In the Swords & Wizardry Complete section "Generating a Random Treasure Hoard" (p120) you determine total XP value of the monsters in the ...
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Is there a formula behind S&W White Box classes?

I intend to create my own classes for my current Swords & Wizardry campaign. I've read White Lies Admin Toolkit which deconstructs their own classes, but when I tried to run the same formulas to ...
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How often can you prepare a new spell in Swords & Wizardry?

The rules don't seem to clarify how many times a day a magic user can prepare a spell to cast.
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What is the difference between Turning Undead and Automatically Turning Undead?

The S&W Complete Rulebook, at page 42, states that you roll 2d10 and consult the Turning Undead table for the result. Then, interpretation is offered as so: If the number on the dice is equal ...
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Advice for creating/running my first city adventure session? [closed]

My group is playing Swords and Wizardry, they just went through Grimmsgate and we're branching out from there. I've never ran a city adventure before, but my group is really interested in more in ...
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How to get players to accept DM rulings? [duplicate]

Some time ago I stopped running/playing modern RPGs like Pathfinder and 4e in favor of White Box S&W. I like S&W because of the bare-bones nature that leaves many things up to my discretion as ...
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How does Swords & Wizardry differ from Labyrinth Lord?

How do the rules of the 0e retro-clone Swords & Wizardry differ from Labyrinth Lord? What are the differences that a player or GM would notice when going from one system to the other?
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How does Charm Person work?

In a campaign I've been playing in, we've been having a real tough time deciding how powerful to make the first level Charm Person spell for Magic Users. We are playing Swords & Wizardry, a D&...