Hah, I knew Age of Dusk was a good idea. Divine zombies and machine angels ftw! Over the past months I have gradually added to the mythology, substance and history of the Lands of Autumn but I appreciate there might be large segments of assumed knowledge and various references that make little sense to anyone other then … More Comparative general mortality and nature of Age of Dusk inhabitants on an ordinal scale.
[Core Game] Kingdom of Nothing (2010) Jeff Himmelman (Galileo Games) I started out this review, hoping I could open up with a minor quip along the lines of I FELT I WAS UNIQUELY QUALIFIED TO REVIEW THIS PRODUCT. WHO BUT ME COULD (…) GUFFAW. SNORTJOY. CHORTLE. I HAVE HAD MY FUN. HO HO HO AND … More [Review] Kingdom of Nothing; A game of magic drug-addicted homeless men with aids overcoming their inner struggles by running away from monsters drawn from their subsconscious woes.
In the wake of the Calamity arose the Harrow-kings, to usher in the Age of Dusk with a reign so dreadful it inspires nightmare and madness to this day. By sword and sorcery they reshaped the Lands of Autumn into fields of carrion. Civilisations were scoured from the face of the world, never to be … More [Age of Dusk] Forgotten.
[Hexcrawl/Sandbox] Weird New World (2010) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 4 – 7 Do you hear that? That is flames and fire on the horizon. The war drums and the changing of the old guard, corrupt, treasonous and incompetent, its final hour come round at last. And behold the rise of … More [Review] Weird New World (Loftp); A bland and reference land.
Status update: Translating Creature del Terrore. Italian is tricky but I have google translate and managed to find an italian SRD to use as a sort of rosetta stone for the stat blocks, feats etc. etc.. Possible Nephandum in the future if I can get a handle on the precise aesthetic and find players ( … More [Actual Play] Lost on Carcosa XIII+XIV; Scylla and Charybdis
[Adventure] Tower of the Stargazer (2010) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 1 The pressures of work-life, my entitled 2 weeks of Dutch Summer, the siren song of short-skirted buxom dutch damsels and the even more alluring siren song of booze and mandatory holidays have kept my reviewing behavior at a relatively … More [Review] Tower of the Stargazer (Loftp); All killer no filler.
From the East come the unstoppable Legions of Karaash, Inheritors of Sybarra, to bring fire, faith and order to the Riverlands. Led by the whims of inbred aristocrats with the blood of gods and held together by ancient oaths, millenium-old faiths, arcane science and the promise of a place within the Highest Citadel, the Legions … More Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. IV
Update: EDITED TO TRY OUT NEW TERSE FORMAT. The hosts of Gal’Alor currently contesting the riverlands, though often compared to a swarm of masked locusts by the local populace, are not without guidance or direction. Eight powerful men command the bulk of the soldiery within the Riverlands, with numerous mercenary companies, freebooters, volunteers and smaller … More Lands of Autumn: The Riverlands and the Bitter War Pt. III