Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) is easily the most widely played roleplaying game in most places (except for Call of Cthuhu in Japan) however there are thousands of alternatives.
In this post I will highlight a few open gaming alternatives, all highly rated (either the game itself, if fully available, or if just and SRD the commercial game it is derived from is highly rated).
- Open Basic (d100% / Basic Role-Playing)
- Dungeon World (Powered by the Apocalypse)
- Blades in the Dark (Forged in the Dark)
- Gumshoe System
Update (2023-01-28): The Dungeons & Dragons SRD 5.1 is now avaliable under a Creative Commons Attribution license.
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