[Review] Hammers of the God (Lotfp): Atmospheric Dwarf Tomb Pilfering ah la carté

[Adventure] Hammers of the God (2010) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 3 – 5 Hammers of the God, together with the old Death Frost Doom, Tower of the Stargazer, the Grinding Gear, Weird New World and No Dignity in Death, represents a sort of proto Lotfp product, retaining many elements of … More [Review] Hammers of the God (Lotfp): Atmospheric Dwarf Tomb Pilfering ah la carté

Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. II

Karaash stands immutable, an ossified leviathan squatting in the heart of the Lands of Autumn. Weathered by the long ages since the Calamity, Karaash is defined by its dogged persistence and utter stoicism in the face of whatever challenges the Age of Dusk throws at it. Indeed, when the Harrow Kings arose from the ashes … More Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. II

Europe in Flames; where art thou oh golden country of my youth?

When I started out on Age of Dusk I resolved to use it for elfgame purposes only. A hobby blog, meant as a deposit for musings and whimseys and gaming material. It is today that I shall do away with my intention. The reports of the Brussels terrorist attack are still coming in. What transpired … More Europe in Flames; where art thou oh golden country of my youth?

Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. I

Between Gal’Alor and Karaash the proud lie the contested territories of the Riverlands, where the river Sela travels from the Hungry Sea and splits into a thousand tributaries, ponds, lakes, meres and swamps. Its bountiful fields once produced grain for the hungry multitudes of Karaash and Gal’Alor alike, but now they are left fallow. The … More Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. I

[Review] Death Frost Doom (Loftp) Revised; A Rembrant painted on a landmine.

[Adventure] Death Frost Doom Revised (2014) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 1 – 3 Update: After receiving irate and whiskey-drenched feedback from one of my kind and eloquent readers I have added a smattering of relevant quotes to better illustrate my point. Lamentations of the Flame Princess is one of the … More [Review] Death Frost Doom (Loftp) Revised; A Rembrant painted on a landmine.

[Review] Dawn of the Overmind (2e); An epic, majestic finale that makes one remember just how high we can soar if we follow our dreams *sniff*

[Adventure] Dawn of the Overmind (1998) Bruce R. Cordell (TSR) Levels 8 – 10 A recent very interesting conversation with a fellow scholar of the questionable and divisive art of psychology recently informed me that if I am to generate more readers I should interpose my articles with imagery with captions and possibly some cat … More [Review] Dawn of the Overmind (2e); An epic, majestic finale that makes one remember just how high we can soar if we follow our dreams *sniff*

[Review] Masters of Eternal Night (2e); A promising second act

[Adventure] Masters of Eternal Night (1998) Bruce R. Cordell (TSR) Level 7 – 9 The second part of the Illithiad adventure trilogy (unofficial title) by Bruce Cordell takes place almost immediately after the first part, but this is where the similarities end. Part 1 was an investigation, this is a sort of wilderness trek with a … More [Review] Masters of Eternal Night (2e); A promising second act

[Review] A Darkness Gathering(2e); An inauspicious beginning

[Adventure] A Darkness Gathering (1998) Bruce R. Cordell (TSR) Levels 7 – 9 My brief trip into 2e Land has galvanized my thirst for exploration, thus I have set out on a quest to find more good 2e (sssssshhhh, I know Return to the Tomb of Horrors exists). I began my expedition in a region … More [Review] A Darkness Gathering(2e); An inauspicious beginning