Caught between the avaricious plots of the treacherous Gal’Alorian and the arrogant zealotry of the inbred Karaashi, the Riverlanders have grown insular and xenophobic, prone to violence and slow to trust strangers. Spread across many hovels, villages, towns and hommlets, it is through the extraordinary health and fecundity of the Riverlander that he has managed … More Lands of Autumn; The Bitter War and the Riverlands Pt. V; The wretched Riverlander and his tricks
Death Love Doom by James Raggi represents one of the turning points in the Loftp Canon, along with Joop van Ooms and Monolith, after which the published modules began to reflect the implied setting of 17th century dark europe with greater regularity. Raggi based DLD on his own deeper inner anguish at a broken marriage … More [Review] Death Love Doom (Loftp); Dare ye enter my magical realm?
It is that time of the current year, when one can almost taste the coppery tang of harnessed potential and invisible forces stirring into uncertain patterns of destructive force, that one is compelled to look beyond the narrow horizon of one’s preferences to step out into a larger world. Today we shall resist that compulsion … More [Review] The Stygian Garden of Abelia Prem (Lotfp 3pp); Proper Weird Fantasy
From the filth-choked alleys of Ursk to the opium-wreathed parlours of Muir one can hear, if one has the keen ears to notice or the coin to purchase it, an ancient story told since before the Doom of Sybarra. A myth among cutpurses and throatcutters, the Three and Twenty Seven have moved through history like … More [Age of Dusk] The Three and Twenty-Seven
I have promised to check out DCC by harley stroh but the reviewing Blitzkrieg continues and some things are simply too important to leave behind. Today we are checking out Vornheim, the ultimate city-kit by loveable award-winning avant-garde greasy raggamuffin Zak S. Vornheim, like everything OSR related Zak has ever done, generated massive acclaim from … More [Review] Vornheim (Loftp); Lesser then the sum of its parts
It is the reviewing blitzkrieg season, where we must advance quickly through the catalogue towards Elf-Moscow before the winds of winter bring us low and force upon us a hasty retreat. Monolith from Beyond Time and Space is James Raggi’s (with a single encounter by Kenneth Hite) most ambitious module, where he breaks all the … More [Review] The Monolith from Beyond Time and Space (Loftp); Your weapons, you will not need them
For the dutchman it is not often one sees one’s native land portrayed in an rpg supplement. Therefore I looked forward to the Magnificent Joop van Ooms but I was somewhat dissapointed at the actual result. Dat sweet ass coverart though. The Magnificent Joop van Ooms is labeled as a module (it is not) concerning … More [Review] The Magnificent Joop van Ooms (Loftp); Specificity Error