[Review] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (OSR/Avant-garde); Admirable but Mistaken

[Monster manual/fluffsplat] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (2017) Patrick Stewart & Scrapprincess Short summary: Pokémon + Monster Hunter + Planescape + Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find them + Serotonin reuptake inhibitors I am fucking back. After perusing Fire on the Velvet Horizon literally one page at a time while taking time off to finish … More [Review] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (OSR/Avant-garde); Admirable but Mistaken

Intermission and a message for the audience

To everyone who is awaiting the next PoN review with bated breath, stay tuned! Last couple of weeks have been hectic and rife with birthdays, work-related trivia, Langrisser addiction, reading marathons, writing marathons, and rumblings in the interior. As a courtesy to you, my loyal reader, here is a short update. What I am reviewing; I … More Intermission and a message for the audience

[Review] Going through Forbidden Otherworlds (Lotfp); Kowolski in shape

[Adventure] Going Through Forbidden Otherworlds (2018) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 1 – 3 (estimated) Summary: Doom + Event Horizon + Solomon Kane After a long exile I return to the place that spawned me. Oh Lamentations of the Flame Princess. I cannot quit you! Your domain rules are shit, your firearm … More [Review] Going through Forbidden Otherworlds (Lotfp); Kowolski in shape

[Review] Dragons (AD&D 3PP); Here be Dragons Pt. II

Pt. VI; The Dragonlands has always been a nation of immigrants… Leaving aside “ze human kwestion” the campaign setting itself is a thing of beauty with a format that is almost reminiscent of ole GG’s Greyhawk. A sprawling hexmap with rivers, mountains, forests and swamps and a few key settlements. The description of the settlements … More [Review] Dragons (AD&D 3PP); Here be Dragons Pt. II

[Review] Dragons (AD&D 3PP); Here Be Dragons Pt. I

[Campaign setting] Dragons (1986) Cory Glaberson (Mayfair Games) Levels 6 – 9 Summary: North vs South + The Dragon and The George Before Fireborn. Before the Draconomicon. Before Council of Wyrms. Before even Dragonlance, there existed a mighty supplement centered around Dragons. Forged in a distant aeon when pop-culture still had some residual balls left, … More [Review] Dragons (AD&D 3PP); Here Be Dragons Pt. I

[Review] The Mad God’s Jest (LL); The cooky quasi-deity’s pun…

[Adventure] The Mad God’s Jest (2014) Shane Ward (3 Toadstools Publishing) Levels 6 After exhausting all of my bants in my previous review, let’s see if we can get through a couple of them without swearing. Highscore; 1. I’m in a stage of blogging where I want to tackle some significant (or at least wildly … More [Review] The Mad God’s Jest (LL); The cooky quasi-deity’s pun…

[Review] Frostbitten & Mutilated (Lotfp); Half-Baked & Dissassociated

[Campaign Setting/Hex Crawl] Frostbitten & Mutilated (2018) Zak S. (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) For levels 6+? When I read the premise for Frostbitten & Mutilated I probably would have bet money that I would have at least liked it a little bit. Black metal violence in a land of eternal winter? Check! Norse mythology? … More [Review] Frostbitten & Mutilated (Lotfp); Half-Baked & Dissassociated

[Review] Oak Grove Whispers (LL); A last glorious huzzah!

[Adventure] Oak Grove Whispers (2013) Peter C. Spahn (Small Niche Games) Levels 1 – 3 We have reached the end of the line. Oak Grove Whispers would be the last adventure by Spahn for Labyrinth Lord (though he continues to publish stuff like Operation Whitebox, an OSR WW2 game and there are some campaign setting … More [Review] Oak Grove Whispers (LL); A last glorious huzzah!

[Review] Noble Knights (D20 3pp); Deus does not quite Veult…

[Sourcebook] Noble Knights – A d20 Guide to Knightly Orders (2002) Ree Soesbee (Avalanche Press Ltd.) Upon reading this sourcebook it struck me that had it been published today it probably would have been qualified as an Alt-right sourcebook. Among other things, it describes a religious order of God-fearing Christian Knights that are respected throughout Europe, … More [Review] Noble Knights (D20 3pp); Deus does not quite Veult…

[Review] Beastmaker Mountain (AD&D 1e 3PP); The Real Deal

[Adventure] Beastmaker Mountain (1982) William Fawcett (Mayfair games) Levels 3 – 6 This room has three faded pictures of pastries on each wall in silver frames, (10 gp each). The chopped up remains of a bed and chair are piled in the southwest corner. In a locked chest in the northwest corner is an animated … More [Review] Beastmaker Mountain (AD&D 1e 3PP); The Real Deal