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Deeds Not Words | Laying the Smack Down | The DNW Intro Pack | The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Revised | The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Modern | The BODD Bundle | Thaumatech: Modern Magic Items | Killers, Volume I: Cold Hearts & Hired Knives

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Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1

Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1 is a sprawling, broad-focus supers game easily adaptable to just about any play style or power level. With three Modes of Play (Classical, Modern, and Gritty), even the world the characters adventure in can be adjusted to reflect the GM's desired level of realism. Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1 is designed to emulate every sort of modern heroic archetype, from costume-clad vigilantes to muscular movie conquerors, from suave gentleman spies to grizzled archaeologists, from efficient technothriller operatives to high-kicking martial artists.

Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1: Super-Heroic Adventure for the d20 System
CSD01: 376 pages in PDF format, $11.95


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Laying the Smack Down Revision 1.1

When asses must be kicked and names must be taken, accept no substitutes! Laying the Smack Down!is a hearty helping of choice d20 combat goodness, and the first supplement for Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1. Originally released in August, 2002, LTSD has been thoroughly revised and expanded (with twenty new pages of material) to conform to Revision 1.1 standards as well as the latest adjustments to the d20 system. LTSD 1.1 offers more than 175 new feats, new types of armor, seven new exotic weapons, several dozen types of trick arrows and boomerangs, bows and crossbows for inhumanly strong characters, new injury and hit location options, background information for two super-powered worldwide fighting organizations, and more than 60 pre-generated NPC combatants for use in any campaign.

Laying the Smack Down Revision 1.1: A Combat Sourcebook for Deeds Not Words
CSD02: 110 pages in PDF format, $6.00


The Deeds Not Words Introductory Pack

If you haven't taken theDeeds Not Words plunge, there will never be a better, cheaper way to do so than with the special Introductory Pack! Receive Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1 and Laying the Smack Down Revision 1.1 (nearly 500 pages of gaming material, a $17.95 value) for just $15.00!

DNW Intro Pack Special: Two big PDFs for one low price
CSD01 and CSD02: 486 total pages in PDF format, $15.00



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The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Revised

At last! a comprehensive and carefully-balanced system of character flaws and advantages for use with fantasy d20 games, newly revised and expanded with a whopping 30 pages of fresh material! The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Revised offers more than 175 character flaws and advantages, running the gamut from simple personal hindrances to complex background troubles, magical curses, genetic taints, and benefits such as lands, titles, and fortifications.

The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Revised: A Character Embellishment Sourcebook for Fantasy d20
CSD05: 73 pages in PDF format, $5.95

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The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Modern

While retaining all the positive features of the original BODD, the BODD Modern takes several new features from Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1 and uses them to create a more comprehensive and granular advantage/disadvantage system for modern-day d20 characters. Many of the flaws that were binary in the original BODD have been redesigned to offer varying degrees of severity and compensation, and a number of optional handicaps have been addeed for maximum flaw customization. The BODD Modern is more than a simple translation of the original BODD it's an expansion and an improvement, offering an even larger pagecount for the same reasonable price.

The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Modern: A Character Embellishment Sourcebook for d20 Modern
CSD07: 60 pages in PDF format for $5.00

The Books of Distinctions & Drawbacks Bundle

Purchase The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Revised and The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Modern together for just $8.95-- save $2.00 off their price if bought separately!

The Books of Distinctions & Drawbacks Bundle: Save a Buck a Book By Buying 'em in a Bundle
CSD05, CSD07: 133 total pages in PDF format, $8.95

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Killers, Volume One: Cold Hearts & Hired Knives

Killers, Volume One is a collection of memorable NPC assassins, murderers, bandits, hired thugs, and other miscreants for use with any fantasy d20 campaign, featuring 18 NPCs of various races, sexes, and murderous habits, each with complete stat blocks and background stories in the usual obsessively thorough Cryptosnark fashion. Each NPC is also given a portrait by Michael Yatskar. Killers, Volume One also offers 2 new spells, a new minor god and his attendant cult, 14 unique new magic items or weapons, and 14 new poisons, as well as other juicy details mingled with the cold, hard facts!

Killers, Volume One: Cold Hearts & Hired Knives: An NPC Threat Sourcebook for Fantasy d20
CSD06: 28 pages in PDF format, $5.00

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Thaumatech: Modern Magic Items

Thaumatech is a collection of 200 magic items for use with the d20 Modern System, including 100 magic rings and 100 miscellaneous wondrous items. Thaumatech explores the fusion of magic and technology with a spirit of fun-- you don't think that characters in modern-era supernatural d20 games should be thrilled to find the same old +2 battle-axes and masterwork breastplates? We agree!

Slip into a pair of daredevil dress shoes, research a ritual on your e-spellbook, whack a few villains with your trusty Tesla cane, and upgrade your desktop PC with a thaumatech computer processor! Each item is described in detail and arranged on random item generation tables (organized alphabetically and by purchase DC). Furthermore, all 200 items in the book are organized into a single huge table (by purchase price DC) for maximum GM utility and spur-of-the-moment modern treasure generation.

Thaumatech is actually two PDFs in one-- a color version in landscape layout for screen use and a black-and-white version in traditional letter layout for easy printing. All this for just $5.00-- 38 pages of arcane d20 Modern fun, backed by the Cryptosnark promise of lifetime free revisions, replacements, and updates!

Thaumatech: Modern Magic Items An Equipment Sourcebook for d20 Modern
CSD08: 39 pages in PDF format, $5.00


The Deeds Not Words CD Package Deal

Get three PDFs on CD! This package deal comes with:

Deeds Not Words Revision 1.1, super-heroic adventure for the d20 system, chock full of crunch and details, 376 pages;

Laying the Smack Down 1.1, a combat sourcebook for DNW, containing 100+ new feats, 60 pre-created NPC opponents, and a heap of new and exotic weaponry ranging from powered armor to trick arrows and boomerangs,110 pages;

Bold Costumes, Black Hearts 1.1, (due to be released on December 2), a super-villain sourcebook for DNW, containing a whopping 85 fully-statted and described villain NPCs, including five complete villain teams (the Zero-Sum Gang, the New York Dolls, the Nocturne, the War Saints, and the Midnight League) and ten archetypical "variable villains," each with five different stat blocks at different levels of power! Plus villain creation tips, villain quotes, specialized gear for goons and henchmen, the Random Secret Base Generator, the Goonmaker, and the Random Ninja Generator! 150 pages.

With the CD package deal (650+ pages of material to begin with!), you'll also get a heap of bonus materials, including:

--Draft versions of three new heroic classes from the upcoming DNW sourcebook Pow! Super!-- the super-soldier, the supercop, and the super-athlete;

--All current errata and update material;

--An all-new Variable Villain, the Dreamstealer, with five different stat blocks and complete background information and adventure hooks

--A free introductory adventure for characters of Threat rating 1-4, "A Larp Less Ordinary," in which an underachieving supervillain uses the unwitting players of a Live-Action Roleplaying Game to further his nefarious ends... at least in theory.

--The demo versions of all non-DNW Cryptosnark PDFs

--A copy of the Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Freeware Edition

--The original version of Deeds Not Words, originally released in July, 2002, if you're curious to see what it looked like and how it's evolved since then.

The Deeds Not Words Package Deal includes $26.50 worth of stuff if bought separately in PDF format, but it's yours on CD (with jewel case) for $15-- shipping and handling included, anywhere in the United States or Canada! Please specify a physical mailing address via e-mail when you order. Gift-wrapping and other services available upon inquiry.

The Deeds Not Words CD Package Deal: A Limited-Time Holiday Offer!
CSD CD PACK 01: 650+ pages on CD, $15.00

The Cryptosnark Complete Collection CD Package Deal

Get every Cryptosnark PDF on CD, including the three DNW PDFs above, plus the following:

The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks, the one and only character flaw/advantage system for fantasy d20-- 70 pages;

The Book of Distinctions & Drawbacks Modern, a high-quality adaptation of the system found in the original BODD for use with the d20 Modern system. 70 pages;

Killers: Cold Hearts and Hired Knives, a collection of 18 lethal NPCs for fantasy d20, each with two full stat blocks at different power levels and detailed background information! This is the upcoming revision of Killers I, not otherwise due for release until December 15th! 50 pages; and

Thaumatech: Modern Magic Items, a collection of 200 contemporary-era magic items (100 rings and 100 wondrous items) for use with arcane d20 Modern games! 38 pages!

As if that weren't enough-- more than 870 pages of d20 supers, fantasy, and Modern material-- you'll get all the bonus material included on the DNW Package Deal CD, plus the following:

--A teaser preview for Cryptosnark's upcoming Imprimo, Exulto: The Guide to Fantasy Special Forces, and

--Crunch Time, a d20 mini-game of real fantasy football playable with d20 miniatures and characters created from scratch or taken out of your own campaigns! Place your Spellbacks carefully, line up your Bashers and Sacrificial Blockers, sneak a Defensive Assassin onto the field, and play for blood! Each game is controlled by a unique double-blind play-calling system to keep things moving-- combat is resolved in the traditional d20 manner! Flagrant rules violations may be attempted, but beware-- the impartial referee (a Great Wyrm) may decide to carry out On-Field Enforcement of penalties! Systems are included for team generation (and drafting), offensive and defensive line record-keeping, and purchase and use of magic items out of team funds.

The Cryptosnark Complete Collection Package Deal includes $48.75 worth of stuff if bought separately in PDF format, but it's yours on CD (with jewel case) for just $20-- shipping and handling included, anywhere in the United States or Canada! Please specify a physical mailing address via e-mail when you order. Gift-wrapping and other services available upon inquiry.

The Cryptosnark Complete Collection CD Package Deal: A Limited-Time Holiday Offer!
CSD CD PACK 02: 870+ pages on CD, $20.00


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To order Cryptosnark PDFs the old-fashioned way, do the following:

1. Send a check or money order for the appropriate amount, made payable to Scott Lynch, to the following address:

636 Hall Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55107

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3.Drop me an e-mail letting me know that your order is on the way via snail mail and I should be watching for it. When it arrives, I'll forward the game or the download information. Delivery guaranteed within 24 hours of receipt of payment.

And that's all there is to it. Send any questions or comments you might have to me whenever you like.


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