(Review contains spoilers, like any review worth reading) DCO was recommended to me by the internet, an avid reader and close personal friend, tenfootpole bryce gave it a glowing review, my boss, several random passersby on the streets and Matthijs van Nieuwkerk devoted an entire season of The Wereld Draait Door solely to singing its … More [Review] Deep Carbon Observatory (OSR/Loftp); Great but unpolished
(Kingsday so hungover. Small glass fragment from filthy bar-floor turned impromptu mosh pit embedded in left hand. Overall a satisfactory experience. Prince loves you all.) In the maze-like canyons of the Great River they waited, our heroes and their white wards. Nursing wounds old and new and grudges even older. It was with smiles that … More [Actual Play] Lost on Carcosa Pt. XII: Of Rivers, Gambits, Armies, Pillars.
3e is a divisive creature. On the one hand it was DnD’s salvation, rescuing it from the withered death grasp of Loraine Williams as she fell into the gaping abyss of rpg history, there to languish for all eternity praise Arneson praise Gygax. On the other hand it gradually became a hot mess of power-gaming … More [Review] Nephandum (d20 3pp); Warhammer Fantasy d20
(Still have 1.5 sessions to report after this fuck me I am getting lazy) I dream, Of roads lined with pikes, The rotting heads of chieftains upon them, Girdling all Carcosa I dream, of great fires set alight, in the polychromatic flesh, of subjugated men. I dream, of castles razed and the dust of cities, clinging … More [Actual Play] Lost on Carcosa Pt. XI: Dreams of Empire & Voices Beyond
Fuck me I swore I was going to go back to reviewing. It is almost impossible in this benighted era to turn around for one second without some maladaptive social justice freak saying something utterly retarded. Thus it should come as no suprise that I am about to weigh in on the topic of some … More Breaking news: Gaming has White male terrorist problem! Also Prince finally finds the courage to share a heartrending tale of his abuse at the hands of Native Americans.
It is no secret that Baldur’s Gate and its sequel might be one of the greatest adaptations of DnD to the world of video games of all time, (barring Planescape: Torment). I grew up playing the shit out of it and loving it to bits. The Forgotten Realms have never seemed so wonderous or exciting … More SJWs co-opt beloved classic Baldur’s Gate with identity politics horseshit, predictable backlash ensues.