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5e x 5 Ezine #1

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Various articles written about 5e x 5 by Ken Wickham and Peter Rudin-Burgess

  • Which Method is Best? [attribute score generating] by Ken
  • 5e x 5 skill System [number of skills in game and d100 value range] by Peter
  • CR and # encounters by level for Solo Gamers [char level vs CR for solo characters chart] by Ken
  • D&D 5e SRD converted to D100 [Orc & Olwbear in 5e x 5 compared to RM] by Peter
  • Orc comparison: 5e x 5 to other d100 games [comparing the orc from RQ/OQ, MERP, RM, and HARP] by Ken
  • Some thoughts on the 5e to d100 project, aka 5e x 5 [thoughts and reasons for different parts of the conversion results] by Ken
  • D&D 5th Edition SRD and 5ex5 [thoughts made just after beginning to convert the SRD] by Peter

Core Books (two column versions available)

Spells has a background scroll version.

Characters has some border background graphics.

These current versions do not have any other images.

A. Two-column

This version was our first upgrade which uses a combination of narrower margins and two-columns to compact the text significantly. There are neither illustrations nor artwork.

B. Commercially available art

This version uses commercially available art Peter found from several sources. Because of this, you may see art pieces found in other works. It uses creative commons, clip art, and public domain art.

C. Co-author Art version

It has all the features of the previous version with art found by Peter and also includes art by Ken of monsters that were not chosen or available with the commercially available art. Those pieces make this product a more unique version of the monster book.

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Two- Column ($1)

Commercially available art ($5)

Co-author Art ($6)

Single column

Standard margins

Double column, more compact




Narrow margins






60+ CC-SA, Public Domain, Clip Art



10+ Co-author Art


Art may expand


The d20 into d100 conversion project

In this project, we sought to increase the available d100 OGL content. This converts an alternative core that can be used by those that like rolling two ten sided dice for their RPG gaming.

Our method was to change SRDv5.1, a few d20 OGL sources, some PRD, and a little SRDv3.5 from ability scores, skills, and saves that are d20 based (from values 1 to 30 into values 1 to 150), bonuses that are d20 based (from values -5 to +10 into values -25 to +50), and while preserving the multiple sided damage and hit points system. thousands of numbers were converted.

Companion Books

5e x 5 Modern Backgrounds 5e x 5 Modern Races 5e x 5 Future Characters 5e x 5 Fantasy Weapons & Armor II

Additional writings and articles for 5ex5

5e x 5 Ezine #1

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ken W December 21, 2016 8:25 pm UTC
Happy Holidays everyone!

Here is a look of a distant future product and access to Ezine contributors.

The access to the gift is for those that contributed to the 5e x 5 Ezine #1 over the amounts mentioned on the product page. Only if you contributed the amounts your account is keyed in to gain access.

5e x 5 Fantasy Weapons & Armor II

It has 49 weapons, 21 armor, and 10 shields.

Some asian gear like the katana.

I may expand this document into a full Equipment & Treasures II in the future. If so, those that have access would gain the full resulting product. My target for this project is after the Psychic and Psionic powers, but at least it's started now.

If any contribute between now and New Years the access into the discussion section of the Ezine #1 rather than send out another email at some point. The link will only work for prior accounts....See more
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