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Welcome to the new edition!

Micro Chapbook RPG: Basic Edition is a fantasy solo roleplaying game designed for the solo gamer (but is compatible with cooperative play and traditional play as well). Take on the role of an adventurer, delving into dungeons, killing monsters, gathering gold, and becoming the hero of the town! These basic rules are the definitive rules for the system and are all you need to play any adventure for the system. This rulebook includes:

  • Basic Rules for Character Creation
  • A New XP Leveling System
  • A Simple Magic System
  • Magical Mishaps when a spell goes wrong
  • A Random Dungeon Generator
  • A Random Town Generator
  • Random Business Generators for Inns, Taverns, Shops, and Guild Halls
  • Random NPC Generator
  • Random Wilderness and Town Encounters
  • Random Party Companion Generator
  • Rules for being arrested and escaping the town's jail
  • Cascading Dungeon Search Charts to add onto any dungeon
  • And more!

Are you still looking for something deeper? Check out the Advanced Premium Rules (Spring 2021 release).

Also get it in Paperback and Hardcover on Amazon!

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Robert K April 24, 2021 8:11 pm UTC
Do you have an ETA on the advanced premium rules?
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Robert K April 25, 2021 3:14 pm UTC
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Noah P April 25, 2021 3:30 pm UTC
I am aiming for summer at this point. Originally, I'd wanted it to be mid-spring, but I'd rather have the book be polished and well done than rush it out to meet a "deadline." Especially since it will be sold at a higher price point than any of my other works.
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Robert K April 26, 2021 12:51 pm UTC
Thanks for the update. Looking forward to it!
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Yoseph S April 02, 2021 9:09 pm UTC
How well does this work with the different settings of the Micro Chapbook RPG series?
Or are similiar books for these settings planned, for example the Micro Mutants RPG?
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Noah P April 02, 2021 9:12 pm UTC
You could play with characters from this book in any other genre, but yes, there are new 1.75 edition rulebooks coming for each subgenre. Each one will get a "basic" book (sci-fi, apocalypse, gothic, etc). and then more specific expansions underneath those subheadings. (So, Mutants would come out as a stand-alone expansion to the apocalypse basic core)
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Yoseph S April 02, 2021 9:18 pm UTC
Sounds like you got a lot of wprk ahead of you. I'm excited to see more of these books.
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Eduardo A March 23, 2021 1:00 am UTC
Have you considered releasing this in ePub format? I think it'd be a great fit.
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Noah P March 23, 2021 2:18 am UTC
hi! Thanks for the suggestion, but I only do my books in PDF format.
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Graham S March 16, 2021 3:55 am UTC
Hello, i love playing a lot of your games but for this book i have a question. When casting a spell the rules say you do it in place of a regular missile attack, can you cast a spell if the room you are in is to small for a missile attack? Also i was wondering what the advanced rule book will cover when its out. Thanx for all the great games.
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Noah P March 16, 2021 3:28 pm UTC
Thanks for asking! Magic can be cast in any room, even rooms too small for ranged attacks. The advanced rulebook will basically bulk everything up. The races will be broken down into tribes with their own special stats. Classes are expanded into 20, each with its own special powers (or magic for magic-users). The world building will be more robust. Instead of using the same map to connect your towns and dungeons, you will instead use hex paper to build a sprawling world where each hex is a town, dungeon, or type of wilderness. Characters will be able to grow stronger. Hope that helps.
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.. . March 01, 2021 9:38 pm UTC
Hi! I love this stuff but am now a bit confused about the 'editions' as you have Micro Basic, Basic Edition, Deluxe Core, Pocket Edition and Updated Edition. Any chance you could let me know what the latest full edition is, and what the differences are with the other editions please? Much appreciated :)
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Noah P March 01, 2021 10:10 pm UTC
ALL other core books that are not THIS new Basic Edition are the older 1.0 edition of the rules. The Updated Edition is "sort of" the unofficial 1.5 update to the rules in some ways, but it ultimately is still part of that original 1.0 set of rules. You can figure out what each of these are by looking at the CORE 1.0 BUNDLE available here on the site. If you visit any of the pages for these original core books, a link at the top of the description announces that THIS book here is the new official definitive edition of the rules. 1.75 edition will be split into the Basic Rulebook and Premium Rulebook (not out yet). These two books will trump all old core books, but remain compatable with all old adventures. ALSO don't confuse Micro Chapbook RPG with my old now unsupported game Micro RPG. These are NOT the same thing.
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.. . March 06, 2021 12:34 am UTC
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