Errata & Rules FAQ

This is the official errata and rules FAQ for the WOIN roleplaying game system.

Please ensure you have the latest versions of each book. At present this is v1.2. of N.E.W. and and v1.1 of O.L.D. The version number is indicated on the credits page.  If you have a PDF and it is not the latest version, please redownload it from where you got it. If you have trouble getting the latest version of the PDF, don't hesitate to contact us for help. All errata applies to the latest version of the book. Look for the version number in the locations shown below.

OPEN GAMING CONTENT: Errata is considered part of the WOIN Rules Reference Document, and as such all files on this page are designated as Open Gaming Content (OGC).

O.L.D. credits page

O.L.D. credits page

N.E.W. credits page

N.E.W. credits page

  • N.E.W. Errata. This is all incorporated into v1.2. You do not need these documents if you have updated to v1.2. They are included below just so you have a "changelog".
    • N.E.W. Errata v2.0b. This is the official errata document for v1.1. of N.E.W. The Roleplaying Game. This is all incorporated into v1.2. You do not need this document if you have updated to v1.2.
    • WOIN Critical Hits Errata v1.2. This document replaces the critical hit system found in N.E.W. and O.L.D. It is designed to be a little more “noticeable” in play, and quicker/easier to resolve, and make different damage types more distinct. This should be considerd the core rule, and as such will appear in N.OW. and 2000AD, as well as future printings of O.L.D. and N.E.W. This is all incorporated into N.E.W. v1.2. You do not need this document if you have updated to v1.2.

Look for this badge on the front cover of your copy of N.E.W. v1.2. is the current, errated printing of the book. You can update your PDF for free from wherever you bought it from.

Look for this badge on the front cover of your copy of N.E.W. v1.2. is the current, errated printing of the book. You can update your PDF for free from wherever you bought it from.


  • O.L.D. Errata v.1.0a. This is the official errata document for O.L.D. The Roleplaying Game. Please ensure you have the latest version.
  • Starship Construction Manual Errata v1.2. This is the official errata for the Starship Construction Manual. Please ensure you have the latest version.
  • Please ensure your copy of O.L.D. is Version 1.1 (see credits page). If it is not, please redownload it from where you got it. The hardcovers are all Version 1.1.
  • WOIN Rules FAQ v1.9. This document is not errata; it is designed to clarify and answer commonly asked rules questions regarding the What’s OLD is NEW roleplaying game system. To that end, you won’t find new rules or corrections here. If you have a question for the WOIN Rules FAQ, simply ask it in the forum. If it turns out to indeed be a question that is commonly asked, it’ll get added to this FAQ! EONS articles are not covered in this FAQ.
  • Starship Combat Rules FAQ v.1.0. This FAQ is designed to help GMs run starship combat. It compiles related errata from the errata document, and discusses how to run a combat, how various rules work, and has a few additional rules.