Another perfect score for Red Prophet Rises by hardly the least of OSR figures. The prolific Melan is a frequent contributor to Knockspell, Fight On, wrote several bazzilion adventures , might be the only man besides Bryce and myself with that many OSR reviews and has a permanent seat at the tenfootpole household for MOST … More More luv for Red Prophet Rises!
[Adventure] Scenic Dunnsmouth (2014) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 2 – 5 Long before I forgot the warmth of the noonday sun or the refreshing coolness of the evening breeze, I forgot my name. Call me what you will. I am the Rogue. – Rogue Instruction manual, 1980 Back from a kickass … More [Review] Scenic Dunnsmouth (Lotfp); How long has it been?
[Adventure] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (2001) Dr. Mike Benninghof PhD (Avalanche Press Ltd) Levels 2 – 4 Oh yes children. It’s one of those again. Grandpa Prince has been hitting the government heroin again. Unlike my posts about OSR shit or Warhammer or even AD&D my d20 reviews barely get any views, … More [Adventure] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (d20 3pp); Is there in truth not beauty?
[Toolkit] The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions (2013) D. Vincent Baker (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) “If you want these to have any magical qualities, create them yourself” -Vincent Baker, The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions It’s back to the trenches boys! After the soothing words of Lisa Smedman restored to … More [Review] The Seclusium of Orphone (Lotfp); A blunted tool of excessive verbosity but sparse utility
[Adventure] The Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (1995) Lisa Smedman (TSR) Level 7 – 20 And we are back at it. After a harrowing descent into White Wolf hell, that cost me 35 sanity points, 2 experience levels, 3 points of permanent constitution and infected me with rabies, I stand before you a defeated man. … More [Review] The Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (2e); Wheels within Wheels
[Adventure] Giovanni Chronicle Pt. IV – Nuovo Malattia (1999) Heather Grove & Matthew McFarland (White Wolf) For Ghouls (starting characters) “In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering in innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the highest and most mendacious minute of … More [Challenge Accepted] The Giovanni Chronicle Pt. IV – Nuovo Malattia; Walking Through the Empty Age
[Adventure] Shadowbrook Manor (2010) Patrick Kennedy (Goblinoid Games) Levels 1 – 3 If you didn’t know this already, this review is FULL of spoilers. Goblinoid Games is the original publisher of Labyrinth Lord, one of the first “commercial” retroclones on the market with the stated intent of recapturing the feel of oldschool games. Shadowbrook manor … More [Review] Shadowbrook Manor (LL); Tegel Manor v2 – Electric Boogaloo
[Adventure] Clockwork Mage (1985) Susan Stone & M.E Allen (Mayfair Games) Levels 2 – 5 I know I know I know Role Aids sucks but getting through the Giovanni Chronicle is pretty grueling and I need a break alright? I almost found another good module. Or at least I think I did. This module tries … More [Old Shit] Clockwork Mage (AD&D 3PP); Going down swinging
[Adventure] Beneath Two Suns (1986) Troy Denning (Mayfair Games) Levels 6 – 8 Even the best concepts can be executed terribly. Picture the following: Troy Denning of Dark Sun fame writes a Sword & Planet module for the Role Aids series where the characters are transported to the ancient city of Zenicce on the world … More [Old shit] Beneath Two Suns (AD&D 3pp); Great premise, Terrible Execution
Q: Why do you drink Virgin blood? D: I think we drink virgin blood because it sounds cool. V: I think of it like this. If you are going to eat a sandwich, you would just enjoy it more if you knew no one had fucked it. – Deacon & Vladislav, What we do in … More [Challenge Accepted] Giovanni Chronicles III – The Set has Set Pt. II; Tapping dat X-card