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Freebies, Sales, and Charity Bundles for March 17, 2024

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, OSR, Warhammer Fantasy Role Play, Dungeun Crawl Classics, Critical Role's Daggerheart, and more!

Welcome to the Bundles, Freebies, and Sales News, the weekly column at EN World that helps make sure you don’t miss out on big tabletop RPG bundles, charity fundraisers, and sales from around the internet.


Freebies and Pay What You Want

Note: While “Pay What You Want” downloads are available for free, please support the creators if you are able!

Seattle Hill Games released the OSRIC Player’s Guide, the core player rules for the OSR emulation of the first edition rules.
  • Price: Free
  • Note: Print-on-demand hardcover with color cover and B&W interior also available for $19.99

Sine Nomine Publishing released Version 1.0 of the System Reference Document for Worlds Without Number. The SRD features the core mechanics of the game stripped of any specific IP and released under a CC0 license (the Creative Commons license that attempts to emulate the public domain).
  • Price: Free

If you’d like your first look Daggerheart from Critical Role’s publishing arm Darrington Press, the Open Beta Playtest is now available featuring player materials, GM materials, and a quickstart adventure.
  • Price: Free

The basic version of the OSR game Journeyman, Expert, Master was released by G.A. Mitchell this week. This “Basic Training” edition of the game features rules for Level 1-4 for classes of cleric, fighter, thief, and wizard and species dwarf, elf, halfling, and human to get a taste for the game before moving on to the full edition for Level 1-30.
  • Price: Free

There are so many ways available to help you create a world map for your setting, but how many products offer to help you create a custom starchart? Cpt. Scarlet Frost released Star Chart Template, a worksheet to help create a custom night sky complete with constellations for both northern and southern hemispheres.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, we’re going to get a bit meta with Doug Stain’s This is the Title where the party is sent on a quest to recover the lost adventure that was supposed to be in the module before evil forces destroyed all but a few scraps of it.
  • Price: Free

Thomas Kolar and the Wonderful World of Darklords podcast is back with another Disney-themed Domain of Dread, this time San Fraciskyoto inspired by the animated film Big Hero 6.
  • Price: Free

Might Adventure has new optional rules for advancing your character with Mark Leveling. This system falls somewhere between the standard XP system and it’s fiddly nuance that rewards killing enemies over non-combat solutions and the milestone leveling options which are purely story-based rather than based on player and character action.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

The first Lightning Round this week features gamemaster/DM resources like monsters, maps, random generators, one-page adventures, drop-in encounters, and more. All products are Free or pay-what-you-want with the suggested price in parentheses.

The second Lightning Round features player resources like classes, subclasses, backgrounds, feats, races/species, and more. All products are Free or pay what you want with the suggested price in parentheses.
  • Background Table (Random Dragonbane backgrounds) from Skaldekonst ($1.09)
  • Graverobber (Shadowdark class) from Pedro Ave ($1.00)
  • Ethereal Witness (5e Warlock subclass) from GM Cuttlefish RPSea ($0.00)
  • Pickpocket (5e Background) from Quest Weaver Media (Free)
  • Bread’s Folly (5e Barbarian subclass) from Anna Brogowski ($1.00)
  • Callinectes (5e Species and associated feats) from IamSposta ($2.00)


Bundles and Sales

Note: I have included end dates when listed for the following sales, but please be warned that those without published end dates may end suddenly so be sure to plan purchases accordingly.

The D&D Spring Sale is upon us with deep discounts on multiple Dungeons & Dragons titles including Curse of Strahd, Spelljammer: Adventures in Space, Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus, The Wild Beyond the Witchlight, and more. The sale is ongoing at multiple sites including D&D Beyond, Roll20 VTT, DriveThruRPG, and Dungeonmasters Guild.
  • Price: Up to 40% off
  • End Date: March 24, 2024

Itch.io also has their Spring Sale 2024 live. The user interface on Itch.io is a bit difficult to navigate to restrict just to TTRPGs or to specifically the Spring Sale, but there are currently almost 750 products with the tabletop role-playing game tag discounted right now.
  • Price: Up to 65% off
  • End Date: March 21, 2024

When playing on a VTT, sometimes it can lessen the fun if you’ve only got one token for each enemy as all the kobolds look like clones. Dungeonismlab wants to help ease that with the Monster Tokens 2 Bundle featuring four collections of tokens for critters, bugbears, kobolds, and gnolls.
  • Price: $2.39 (40% off)

And what are tokens without a map to put them on? Tellest has the Forest Maps Volume 1 Bundle featuring a trio of battlemaps that can be used individually or combined into a huge map covering a large forest with a path through the woods, a lake with a stream, and a clearing with standing stones.
  • Price: $4.47 (50% off)

Charity Bundles and Sales

Veteran game designer Owen K.C. Stephens has posted a GoFundMe to cover the costs of his medical treatment as he fights cancer. Owen’s list of credits is more of a list of popular RPGs as he has worked on Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Starfinder, d20 Modern, Star Wars, d20 Modern, Dragon Age, and that’s just the start.
  • Charity: Owen K.C. Stephens Medical Expenses (all proceeds)

For another way to help Owen, Echelon Game Design collected so, so many titles for the Owen KC Stephens is RAD! Bundle. This bundle includes titles for Pathfinder (both editions), Starfinder, Savage Worlds, Icons, Call of Cthulhu, Song of Ice and Fire, Thieves World, Wheel of Time, D20 Modern, Dragon Age, Gamma World, and a lot, lot, lot more.
  • Price: $29.99 (97% off, total value of the bundle is over $1000)
  • Charity: Owen K.C. Stephens Medical Expenses (90% of sale price)

Over on Bundle of Holding, Brittannia Games has the Chivalry and Rising Sun bundle featuring the Chivalry and Sorcery RPG and the campaign setting Land of the Rising Sun. The bundle features the core rules, the Goblins, Orcs, and Trolls and European Folklore Bestiary monster books, three adventures, the sourcebook Castles of Britain, and a GM screen. The Rising Sun Collection adds on three more books in the Rising Sun campaign setting set in a world inspired by fantasy medieval Japan including Land of the Rising Sun, Rising Sun Folklore Bestiary, and Rising Sun Adventure Book.
  • Price: $14.95 (81% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: The Honeypot Children’s Charity (10%)
  • End Date: March 18, 2024

Over on Humble Bundle, Cubicle 7 has the Warhammer Fantasy Role Play Bundle. The base level includes the Warhammer Fantasyt Role Play Starter Set plus two adventures and a 20% off coupon to the Cubicle 7 store. The second tier adds on the core rulebook and six more adventures, while the top tier gets you eight more adventures with the full bundle having the entire Enemy Within campaign.
  • Price: $1/$15/$25 (91% off at top tier)
  • Charity: Children’s Health Ireland
  • End Date: April 4, 2024

Goodman Games has the Dungeon Crawl Classics & Mutant Crawl Classics Megabundle 2. This bundle has four tiers with the first tier featuring the core rules for Dungeon Crawl Classics, two adventures, and a 20% off coupon for the Goodman Games store. The second tier adds on the core rules for Mutant Crawl Classics along with the DCC Reference booklet, two zines, and four more adventures. The third tier adds on so much more with a total of 79 products including sourcebooks, adventures, zines, genre expansions, and a whole lot more. The highest tier ads on a physical softcover of the Mutant Crawl Classics Core Rulebook (shipping and handling extra).
  • Price: $1/$15/$25/$40 (95% off at top tier)
  • Charity: No Kid Hungry (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: March 28, 2024

Modiphius has a bundle for Dune: Adventures in the Imperium ready to send you on adventures on Arrakis and beyond. The base level includes the Quickstart and Agents of Dune Deluxe Starter Set along with character sheets and a 50% off coupon for select physical Dune products. The second tier adds on the standard edition core rulebook, the Gamemaster’s Toolkit, the campaign book Masters of Dune, and the introductory adventure Desertfall Adventure. The top tier adds on enough for a full library of books for 18 total including setting books, campaigns, adventures, NPC collections, rules expansions, and more.
  • Price: $1/$10/$18 (91% off at top tier)
  • Charity: charity:water (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: March 21, 2024

That’s all for this week! If you know of any bundles or sales starting soon, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or send me a message here on EN World. Discount percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and are based on the standard retail price provided by the site. Note: Links to Amazon, Humble Store, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG may contain affiliate links with the proceeds going to the author of this column.

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