[Review] Hyqueous Vaults (OSRIC); True Believers

[Adventure]Hyqueous Vaults (2017)R. Dettman, J.Johnson, G. Fullerton, M.Riedel, A.T. Grohe Jr., A. Zisch (Knights & Knaves Alehouse)Level 3 Knights and Knaves Alehouse is one of those oldschool forums where men fear to thread. The lords and ladies of those hallowed halls have kept their thrones for decades, and their archaic speech is laced with allusions … More [Review] Hyqueous Vaults (OSRIC); True Believers

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[B/X House Rules] In case you were wondering…

Hello everyone. Posting has become less frequent; Real life workload has increased, Work on Palace is ongoing, the DCC extra content is finished (and sent to Goodman, KS update soon) and I am digging into Screaming Caverns (the deluxe edition bonus adventure) as we speak, but some of you few who regularly follow my ongoing … More [B/X House Rules] In case you were wondering…

[Actual play] Swords Against Chaos 21 (B/X Mystara); Queen’s Harvest

It was the 10th of the Fyrmonet, and our heroes gathered what spoils they could from the cold bodies in the dungeons under Haradraith’s Keep. Magic all but spent, they trudged upwards to make their camp a half hour’s march from there. In the morning, rejuvenated, they returned, to finish it once and for all. Finding … More [Actual play] Swords Against Chaos 21 (B/X Mystara); Queen’s Harvest

[Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 20 (B/X Mystara); Reconnoiter in Force

Within the walled estates of Penhaligon on Fyrmont 10, they returned on horses laden with gold and trinkets, and drew many a curious glance from its population of trappers, merchants, hunters and yeomen. So laden down with loot were they, that they were eager to spend some, if only to lighten the load on their … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 20 (B/X Mystara); Reconnoiter in Force

[Review] The High Moors (5e); OSR Sleeper Cell

[Hexcrawl]The High Moors (2020)Stephen J. Jones (Unsound Methods)Levels 1 – 9 Disclaimer: Sponsored content. The OSR is dead, they say. In all the salons and gay bars of the world the cry of ‘The OSR is dead’ is taken up with unseemly, high-pitched cackling, and traffic is disrupted as a colonnade of poorly maintained hybrids … More [Review] The High Moors (5e); OSR Sleeper Cell

[Booktalk] A Literary Appendix N; The Volsunga Saga (William Morris & Eirikir Magnusson)

The Volsunga saga or Saga of the Volsungs is probably the most influential of the Viking sagas, serving as inspirational fuel for the likes of Wagner, Eddison and Tolkien. In this evil age, it is all but forgotten by the common man. It is time to bring it back and remember the old ways. Now … More [Booktalk] A Literary Appendix N; The Volsunga Saga (William Morris & Eirikir Magnusson)

[Actual Play] Swords Against Chaost 19 (B/X Mystara); The Storming of Fortress Haradraith.

And so it was on the bloody 6th, our heroes fled from the Fortress Haradraith and gathered together in the shade of the surrounding hillside, watching warily whilst the few defenders closed and barred the gates behind them. As the sun travelled across the horizon Rallo, Sarah and Hummingbird scaled the cliffs surrounding that ancient … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaost 19 (B/X Mystara); The Storming of Fortress Haradraith.