The following is based on a campaign setting variant idea i had and may have mentioned somewhere on YDIS at one time or another. The concept is deceptively simple. Your players play Rangers, that is to say, a band of civilised men that voluntarily forsake the comforts of civilisation in order to protect it, not … More Setting Spotlight: Rangers
[Campaign Setting] Grimm (2003) Robert J Schwalb (Fantasy Flight Games) Summary: Grimm faery tales + Crystal meth Your Prince has recovered from reviewing A Red and Pleasant Land, an rpg supplement based on a twisted version of popular children’s tales, so that he may now review Grimm, an rpg supplement based on a twisted version … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Grimm
In the time before the many puerile endaevours of man scarred it and left it broken, the world was new and hale. Unblemished by the vulgar excretions of life and aglow with the lingering heat of creation, it stretched outward in all directions in sterile magnificence. In time it cooled and took rigid shape, and … More Older then Gods: The Morr
I’ll be absent for a good week and a half, im going surfing in Spain. I hope to see you all back here when i return, thank you all for reading, commenting and liking. See you all in a week, Your Prince.
This documentation of peoples is meant to be representative, rather then exhaustive. There are numerous free city states, hamletts, petty fiefdoms and isolated tribes within the Lands of Autumn that are beyond the scope. To categorize them all would be a task worthy of the heroes of old. The Riverlanders Characteristics: As normal men. The … More Men of the Age of Dusk, Part Three.
And so we arrive at the final conclusion of this grand magnus opus, previous parts of which may be viewed to the reader’s delight here, here, here, and here. Before we go into it, i must answer a query from one of my dear readers, an upstanding fellow bearing the eloquent title of Bigby’s Affirmative … More PrinceofNothingReviews: A Red and Pleasant Land, Part V: Undo Previous Event or A Desert Called DnD
This review, like any review worth reading, contains spoilers. Thus continues my epic chronicling of the most OSR product ever to win the coveted Emmy-award. In this part we are given two dungeons, the castles of the Queen of Hearts and the Red King respectively, and a few sample locations. As far as dungeons go, … More PrinceofNothingReviews: A Red and Pleasant Land Part IV: House of Cards.
I’m taking a small break from reviewing RaPl but i promise to finish it after this post. I’m currently reading through the excellent collected stories of Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser by Fritz Leiber and was reminded of the Appendix N. For those rare few of you not in the know, the Appendix N refers … More Appendix N for the handsome & conscientious no-nonsense GM.
Your Prince is proud to present you with another exciting installment in my interminable review of Dracula/Alice in Wonderland Punk-Mashup campaign setting Red and Pleasant Land. Today we shall be taking a look at RaPl’s monster section. In part II of this review I hinted at the fact I thought it was very good. I … More PrinceofNothingReviews: A Red and Pleasant Land Part III: The Jaws that Bite, the Claws that Catch
Welcome back to another exciting installment of PrinceofNothingReviews, where your Prince will valiantly delve into the crevasses of RPG-land in search of trinkets and fair maidens to impale above his fireplace at the risk of grave and well-deserved mental and indeed physical harm to his person. Let’s delve in. The second part of RaPL describes … More PrinceofNothingReviews: A Red and Pleasant Land, Part II: Sweet Alice