Character Classes in Classic D&D

This is part of my ongoing series that dissects early D&D and builds a simplified system out of it. Original D&D has three classes: Fighting-Man, Magic-User, and Cleric. Basic D&D has seven: Clerics, Dwarves, Elves, Fighters, Halflings, Magic-Users, and Thieves. The division in OD&D is simple: fighting-men bash things, magic-users are physically weak but use... Continue Reading →

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