A subverse for all things about Old School Renaissance tabletop Role Playing Games.
For General Pencil and Paper/Tabletop RPGs, check out /v/RPG
Examples of the OSR:
First Edition, Second Edition, Basic Dungeons & Dragons - these aren't free, but are the original versions of AD&D (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons) as well as Basic D&D.
Basic Fantasy RPG - [Free Download] loosely on the d20 SRD v3.5, yet modeled on the classic RPG rules of the early 1980's.
Blueholme - [Free Download] a clone of the Holmes' edition of Basic D&D
Dark Dungeons - [Free Download] a clone of the Rules Cyclopedia (Basic/Expert/Companion/Master/Immortal) D&D
Dungeonslayers - [Free Download]
For Gold & Glory - [Free Download] a retro-clone of the Second Edition of AD&D
Labyrinth Lord - [Free Download of the artless editions] a clone of Moldvay Basic version of D&D; when coupled with the Advanced Edition Companion, plays like first edition AD&D.
Mazes & Minotaurs - [Free Download] there's a lot of joking about the 1972 edition; but this is a stand-alone game with many resources available.
Mazes & Perils - [Free Download] also inspired by the 1977 “Holmes” version of Basic D&D.
Microlite [Free Download] a collection of free games to emulate various older systems.
OSRIC - [Free Download] a first edition clone of AD&D.
Swords & Wizardry - [Free Download] A clone of the original white box version of D&D.
Talislanta - [Free Download] a game in its own right, now released into Creative Commons.
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