[Adventure] The Shattered Circle (1998) Bruce Cordell (TSR) Levels 1 – 3 A belated happy kingsday to everyone! By popular demand and in honor of his majesty King Willem van Oranje and my beloved Netherlands I am proud to present you with another review of late TSR Bruce Cordell. The Shattered Circle is easy to … More [Review] The Shattered Circle (2e); Signature Cordell
[Adventure] Sleeping Place of the Feathered Swine (2014) Logan Knight (www.lastgraspgrimoire.com) Levels 1 – 2 (est.) Sleeping Place of the Feathered Swine is perhaps the grossest little adventure I have ever seen. Its every page is filled with wet, cloying, reeking corruption that oozes, trickles, vomits forth or wafts. No great pilgrimage into cyclopean halls … More [Review] Sleeping Place of the Feathered Swine (Lotfp 3pp); D1 meets garbage pail kids.
[Gazetteer] Ghoul Keep and the Ghoul Lands (2012) Peter C Spahn (Small Niche Games) Hades. Mordor. The Shadowlands. Stygia. Zothique. The Lands beyond the Wall. The Land of Iuz. The Plains of Obsidean. Citadel Cavitius. We all know these places. We might not know all of them specifically. But we know what they mean, in … More [Review] Ghoul Keep and the Ghoul Lands (LL); Blue-collar Mordor
Another perfect score for Red Prophet Rises by hardly the least of OSR figures. The prolific Melan is a frequent contributor to Knockspell, Fight On, wrote several bazzilion adventures , might be the only man besides Bryce and myself with that many OSR reviews and has a permanent seat at the tenfootpole household for MOST … More More luv for Red Prophet Rises!
[Adventure] Scenic Dunnsmouth (2014) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 2 – 5 Long before I forgot the warmth of the noonday sun or the refreshing coolness of the evening breeze, I forgot my name. Call me what you will. I am the Rogue. – Rogue Instruction manual, 1980 Back from a kickass … More [Review] Scenic Dunnsmouth (Lotfp); How long has it been?
[Adventure] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (2001) Dr. Mike Benninghof PhD (Avalanche Press Ltd) Levels 2 – 4 Oh yes children. It’s one of those. Grandpa Prince has been hitting the government heroin again. Unlike my posts about OSR shit or Warhammer or even AD&D my d20 reviews barely get any views, and … More [Review] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (d20 3pp); Is there in truth not beauty?
[Toolkit] The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions (2013) D. Vincent Baker (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) “If you want these to have any magical qualities, create them yourself” -Vincent Baker, The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions It’s back to the trenches boys! After the soothing words of Lisa Smedman restored to … More [Review] The Seclusium of Orphone (Lotfp); A blunted tool of excessive verbosity but sparse utility
[Adventure] The Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (1995) Lisa Smedman (TSR) Level 7 – 20 And we are back at it. After a harrowing descent into White Wolf Hell that cost me 35 sanity points, 2 experience levels, 3 points of permanent constitution and infected me with rabies, I stand before you a defeated man. … More [Review] The Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (2e); Wheels within Wheels
[Adventure] Giovanni Chronicle Pt. IV – Nuovo Malattia (1999) Heather Grove & Matthew McFarland (White Wolf) For Ghouls (starting characters) “In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering in innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the highest and most mendacious minute of … More [Challenge Accepted] The Giovanni Chronicle Pt. IV – Nuovo Malattia; Walking Through the Empty Age