Because of the 5 volumes in the edition; Basic, Expert, Companion, Master and Immortal, the edition is usually known as BECM or BECMI D&D, or less. The Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set is a set of rulebooks for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) . “D&D Basic Set – DM’s Rulebook (BECMI ed.) (Basic)”. D&D Master Set (BECMI ed.) (Basic) – At last, the cycle is complete. Players and Dungeon Masters alike may experience the wonder of.

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An interesting twist was that even becmk of low level Holmes treated the first three could make scrolls. The biggest is that the Basic Set’s “1d6 damage for everything” option is gone. Basic sets published during this time frame came with two sheets of numbered cutout cardstock chits that functioned in lieu of dice, along with a coupon for ordering dice from TSR.

Thieves always sucked at their special abilities at low levels. Cowie ended becml review by stating that “Basic is a lot closer to the spirit of the original game than is the rambling, unwieldy and sometimes pompous Advanced” and that “for one-off dungeon type games I would recommend Basic to anyone, beginner and veteran alike.

Join Date Nov Posts 3, Note that some later print runs feature a much lighter blue, almost teal cover, but the d&x remains the same. Originally Posted by Remathilis.


Stocking The Dungeon: Rule Sets and Books – BECMI

Then again, bemci usually got shat upon, so Str does not seem to do extra damage. Shattered Lands Dark D&v Sunday, 12th April, Besides the hit dice from that work, the multiple attacks and damage dice were incorporated for monsters — although all characters’ weapons still did 1d6. It included support for characters up to fifth level, instead of the third-level limit of prior Basic Set versions. Retrieved from ” https: Gotta agree with Dyson on thieves; those numbers were pathetic!

It also seperates class and race and has 20sp to the gp. BECMI was the most “consistent”, but I believe it was summed up and had a couple small tweaks in the Rules Compendium that made it even better. I haven’t read the others in a long while. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Tuesday, 6th August, Really, it’s all nitpicking.

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Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. I’m curious as to why. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, The Expert set once again details advancement to 14th level of play, as well as outdoor adventures and more information on the Known World campaign setting.

Nobody advances in attacks or saves. BECMI adds scaling weapon proficiencies, non-combat skills, nerfs the thief skills because obviously the thief needed to become even less usefuland adds material above level 14 to the game. Results 1 to 10 of This boxed set included the adventure module X1: Dark Sun Dark Sun: Strength and wisdom simply give XP bonuses to fighters and clerics respectively, and dexterity besides being the prime requisite for thieves gives a bonus with missiles.


The rules are presented twice, once in a page rule book and again in the Dungeon Card Learning Packa set of 48 cards that also includes four-page supplementary mini-adventures.

Basic Set (BECMI D&D)

The rules also introduce an option called attack ranks, which allows demihuman characters to improve a bit beyond their level limit. What are the differences between the three? The Genie’s Curse Birthright: The first edition was written by J. Magic Users start with 2 spells in their spell books, scrolls can be used to add new spells to the spellbook.

Just some shuffling here or there.

First published init saw a handful of revisions and reprintings. Inspired by the SRA reading program, [18] the front of each card features a discussion of a single facet of the rules, such as non-player characters, hit dice, or initiative rolls.

Saturday, 6th October, The intelligence table from D&v was incorporated to determine an m-u’s spells known.

The encounter rules include some expansions.