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A Gritty OSR Fantasy Setting by Travis Legge

The mortal lands are divided. A dozen kingdoms lie scattered across the world, separated by dangerous wilds filled with bandits and monsters. The bravest mortals act as adventurers, guiding travelers between the kingdoms, killing monsters to thin their numbers, and plundering ruins in search of the lost treasures of the golden age. This is the world of Odysseys & Overlords!

Player's Guide

This book is written specifically for anyone who would like to assume the role of a player in an Odysseys & Overlords game! Within this book you will find the rules and systems that will help you create and play a character to tell stories and go on grand adventures with your Odysseys & Overlords group!

The Odysseys & Overlords Player's Guide contains:

  • All the rules you will need to create and play a character for use with Odysseys & Overlords
  • Four playable Genera: Abyss-kissed, Human, Spellscorched, and Wild folk
  • Five playable classes: Bard, Cleric, Fighter, Magic-User and Thief
  • Over 100 spells
  • An overview of the world of Odysseys & Overlords

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George F March 05, 2020 12:54 pm UTC
I've noticed color-coded covers of red, purple, and yellow.
It appears red is for rules books, purple is for adventures, and yellow is for setting material.
Is this correct?
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Travis L March 05, 2020 1:19 pm UTC
That is correct!
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Casey M January 19, 2020 4:44 am UTC
POD coming for this?
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Travis L January 19, 2020 4:58 am UTC
Strongly considering it. If I do release POD, I will discount previous digital purchasers as much as possible, up to PDF price.
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Christopher A May 24, 2019 12:46 am UTC
It may just be me but you may want to check these Odysseys & Overlords PDFs on Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android. A few of the pages seem to not be displaying properly, I can see them fine on PC or if I open it through Kindle oddly enough. Seems to be the first few pages but there may be more, I haven't checked yet.
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Travis L May 24, 2019 1:17 am UTC
Thanks much for the heads up, do you know what version of acrobat you have on there? Also what version of Android OS?
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Christopher A May 24, 2019 12:18 pm UTC
No problem Travis, it is Adobe Acrobat Reader Version, which is the latest version available (as I write this). My Moto G7 phone is running Android 9 Pie.
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Christopher A May 24, 2019 12:37 pm UTC
Also someone suggested that a similar issue might be font related and to attempt a fresh install of Adobe Acrobat Reader, I can confirm that the problem persisted after a fresh install this morning.
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Travis L May 24, 2019 1:22 pm UTC
Thanks for the information, that will help me do some troubleshooting and research on my end. I'll dig through adobe's forums and see if there is a known issue or cause.
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Denis M May 09, 2019 5:11 pm UTC
The implied setting is interesting, a shattered world recovering from a divine and demonic apocalypse that created the player character species, each with a distinct flavor. The primary Adventuring atea is not simple generic wilderness, but the abandoned ruins of a long gone civilization that has never been properly resettled; most of the humanoid types normally seen as monsters have their own homelands and only have exploratory presences in this area too hazardous to resettle. One of the areas characters start from issues writs of salvage that essentially give Adventurers a legal reason to exist within the campaign world. It is a very thoughtful setting for an Old School game, abd is cross compatible with numerous retroclones.
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Travis L May 09, 2019 5:14 pm UTC
Thanks so much <3
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James A May 08, 2019 1:43 pm UTC
Bard songs take a turn to use? That seems difficult, especially if you are trying to use the charm or sleep song. Is this correct? Also noticed the Abyss kissed are listed as being able to combine thief with any other class, but this is not listed in the section dealing with combined classes.
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Travis L May 08, 2019 2:03 pm UTC
Bard songs is inaccurate. Thanks for the catch! Should be one ROUND for Bard Songs.

Thanks for the catch RE: Abyss-Kissed as well. They can, in fact be Magic-User/Thief.

I'll get these addressed in the next update!
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Lee S May 07, 2019 2:29 pm UTC
Can we get a preview and Table of Contents for this and the GMG please? Thank you.
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Travis L May 07, 2019 2:38 pm UTC
I don't know why the previews were not active when the pages went live, but it is now corrected.
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Lee S May 09, 2019 5:09 pm UTC
Thank you.
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Travis L May 09, 2019 5:14 pm UTC
Thank YOU for bringing the issue to my attention!
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