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Suitable for simple old-style roleplaying faire—my synthesis of “dragon games” into the one I want to play and run. This is not a complete system. There are gaps, though fewer than ever before. You can fill them. I believe in you.

The new version of Bastards. includes:

  • An expanded bestiary
  • More potions, magic wands, traps, tricks, and gear
  • 36 extra classes
  • And an example adventure, A Simple Dungeon

"bastards. killed my nonna and she fuckin loved it." - BFM

"One of the finest tabletop prole-playing games."  - Vi Huntsman

"I consider it a devastating blow for my career that I was unable to edit this book." - Terence Walsh

"I like the adventure!" - Jared Sinclair

"Bastards. random spell table is probably one of the best overall elements of a game that is both distinctive and familiar." - Fiona Geist

"I despise it, wholly out of jealousy." - Nate Treme

"bastards. is the cleanest piece of filth I've enjoyed playing." - John Battle


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

bastards pearlescent edition.pdf 3 MB
bastards character sheet.pdf
bastards legacy.pdf 2 MB
A Simple Dungeon legacy.pdf 3 MB

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Will there be a fancy pearlescent edition zine in print on EF (or elsewhere)?


is it okay to say that i'm in love with the character sheet? it's so good that i might just use it for all my games moving forward! 


One of the best little dungeons!


bastards is freaking great! Buy it! Play it! Then play it more! Heck, make adventures for it! We need more bastards!