d12 Monthly – Issue 33 – The Arcanists of OSE

d12 Monthly – Issue 33 – Arcanists of OSE

Issue 33 of my Dungeons and Dragons zine, d12 Monthly, is out!

Issue 33 is the Arcanists of OSE issue. It will feature articles on surviving those low levels as a Magic-User, a new Sorcerer class, a HEAP of spells, plus an article on adjudicating illusions, and much more! (See below for details).

d12 Monthly Issue 33 FULL VERSION 330 Cover

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The FULL version contains 3 more articles!

Or you can join my Patreon and receive the FULL version in PDF for just US$2 per month, or a FULL version physical copy each and every month for a bit more. Plus, you will receive early release of each zine, updates, and the occasional free PDF.


Related Issues

Here is a list of past issues of d12 Monthly that you may find compliments this issue. A lot of my issues can be used with OSE quite easily, but here are some specific ones:

d12 Monthly Issue 13 Cover

Issue 13 is the first of my OSE-Specific issues, where you can find expanded D6 skills, two new classes (Undead Hunter & Pit Fighter), new rules, plus much more.

d12 Monthly Issue 32 FULL VERSION Cover

Issue 32 is the first of my OSE-Specific issues, where you can find expanded D6 skills, two new classes (Undead Hunter & Pit Fighter), new rules, plus much more.

d12 Monthly Issue 4 Cover

Issue 4 is all about Arcane Magic and has a lot of articles that could be used with this particular issue.

d12 Monthly Issue 12 Cover

Issue 12 is an issue dedicated to solo roleplaying and will help you get started with it.

Past Issues

Free past issues are also available.

Issue 33 Contents

Issue 33 is the Arcanists of OSE issue, and includes a great deal of original content.

FREE Version

The FREE version contains the following articles:

Survival of the Fittest – An article on how to play a low-level magic-user and survive those early levels.

Wizardly Matters – Expanding the number of specialist wizards other than just illusionists.

Missing Grimoire – A heap of new spells to OSE taken from other editions and adapted to use with Old School Essentials.

By Hook or by Crook – Class adventure hooks for the Magic-User and Illusionists – these continue from those listed for other classes in issue 32.

FULL Version

The FULL Version also contains the following articles:

The Power Within – A new base class for Old School Essentials: the Sorcerer, who is CON-based.

Now You See Me – Adjudicating illusions for both players and GMs.

Time is an Illusion – New illusionist spells, some from my home campaign.


Want to feature in the zine in an upcoming issue? Feel free to contact me and let me know what you want to contribute.


Artists include: Cover art and some internal art by Dean Spencer. Other art by Zed Nope, Fat Goblin Games, Daniel Comerci, and Dan Smith (SMIF)

Over to You

What did you think of the issue? Any favourite articles? Feel free to leave any feedback on this issue in the comments below! 🙂

While You’re Here…

Since 2021 I have been publishing d12 Monthly, a monthly zine, which has a ton of articles for any edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

Printed copies are available in my store. The PDF is available on DriveThruRPG and you can get both, plus support my work, via my Patreon.

I will also be releasing some more products in the near future.

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