[Review] Chronicles of Ahmerth (OSR LL); Down familiar paths

[Campaign Setting] Chronicles of Ahmerth (2011) Peter C. Spahn (Small Niche Games) Last post I spoke about Burden of Proof or if you will Elfgame Market Value. Let’s examine that further in the context of a campaign setting. Taking into account a prior campaign setting exists, I pose that campaign settings must of necessity fall … More [Review] Chronicles of Ahmerth (OSR LL); Down familiar paths

[Review] Dark Fantasy Basic (OSR retroclone); Burden of Proof/GM’s Discretion

[Core Rules] Dark Fantasy Basic (2017) Eric Diaz (Chaos Factory Productions) Disclaimer: sponsored content. The concept of burden of proof is important in philosophy and requires you to support an assertion with sufficient evidence. I prefer to think of new retroclones in terms of burden of proof as opposed to market value. In order for … More [Review] Dark Fantasy Basic (OSR retroclone); Burden of Proof/GM’s Discretion

[Old Shit] The Quest for the Nanorien Stones (AD&D 3pp); The Iacton Cruze of adventures

[Adventure] The Quest for the Nanorien Stones (1982) Jim Gallagher & Steve Morrison (Mayfair Games) Levels 7 – 10 In the OSR we have a tendency to look to the past for guidance. The bulk of the movement is centered around the idea that there were qualities in the olden games that the modern, slicker, … More [Old Shit] The Quest for the Nanorien Stones (AD&D 3pp); The Iacton Cruze of adventures

[Review] F3 Many Gates of the Gann (AD&D 1e 3pp); The Sincerest form of Flattery

[Adventure] Many Gates of the Gann (2012) Guy Fullerton (Chaotic Henchman Productions) Levels 3 – 5 Many Gates of the Gann by Guy Fullerton of Chaotic Henchman is that rarest of rare OSR, a product that perfectly captures the spirit of classic modules like Expedition to the Barrier Peaks and Lost Caverns of Tjocanth without ever feeling … More [Review] F3 Many Gates of the Gann (AD&D 1e 3pp); The Sincerest form of Flattery

Horrors of the Age of Dusk; The Apex

The Body-thief. The Devourer. The Grand Deceiver. The Twisted Mirror. – Dictionary of Old Tzyan, Vol. XII, Sixth Scroll The Lands of Autumn are home to others things then men. Within the secluded valleys and remote plateaus a cryptic horror labours tirelessly towards unfathomable ends. Whether they are race, artifact, contagion or even a direct … More Horrors of the Age of Dusk; The Apex

[Review] Blood in the Chocolate (Lotfp); Degenerate rubbish

[Adventure] Blood in the Chocolate (2016) Kiel Chenier (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 1 – 3 There are 3 porters tied to slabs being bled to death. They were caught trying to sneak into the factory. 2d6 pygmies are having sex around them, covered in their blood Blood in the Chocolate by Kiel Chenier … More [Review] Blood in the Chocolate (Lotfp); Degenerate rubbish

[Review] Jade & Steel – Roleplaying in Mythic China (d20 3pp); Ping-pongs and Ting-Tongs and all sorts of Wing-Wongs

[Campaign Setting] Jade & Steel  (2001) Jim Lai (Avalanche Press LTD) Another year has passed. My holiday foray into winter-haunted Canada rocked, the new Star Wars was a piece of shit and elfgames are still delicious. Now back to your regular programming. I figured there would be no better way to kickstart the new year … More [Review] Jade & Steel – Roleplaying in Mythic China (d20 3pp); Ping-pongs and Ting-Tongs and all sorts of Wing-Wongs