Worlds Without Number was a Kickstarter from Kevin Crawford and Sine Nomine Publishing that took in over $220,000 in funding from over 4,500 gamers.
The RPG is a tabletop fantasy, complete with world-building tools and help for GMs compatible with Crawford’s highly acclaimed Stars Without Number.
In a Kickstarter update, Sine Nomine has linked to the free version of the game.
The original preview was 86-pages long; this edition is 353 pages.
Worlds Without Number, the free edition is an impressive beast for a free download. It’s packed with quality art, expertly presented and thorough. The idea is that the freely given game is so good that you’ll want to find the money for the full release.
The files for the full game have now been sent to the printers, Lightning Source, via DriveThruRPG, and Kevin expects to get the print proof back in about a month. If that edition passes muster, it’ll be approved, and the RPG will go on sale to the general public.
Worlds Without Number and its fantasy tools are built to be fully compatible with the sci-fi gaming of Stars Without Number and other OSR games, using classic old-school mechanics such as the traditional six attribute scores, hit points, AC, classes, and levels, along with certain modifications and refinements meant to accommodate more modern tastes. This traditional gaming chassis ensures that you can plunder almost fifty years of adventures, games, and other content built for those specifications and take advantage of the wealth of modern material being written for old-school game mechanics.
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