Red Prophet Rises comes to Russia

It turns out I have some fans in the east. Zoid XX made a fan-translated Russian B/X version of Red Prophet Rises, with all new art. Or as I like to refer to it, “restored it to its original russian.” Get it for free if you can read cyrillic. A Dutch/American Shoutout to Zoid XX, … More Red Prophet Rises comes to Russia

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[Review] Halls of the Blood King (OSE); Welcome to the Machine

[Adventure]Halls of the Blood King (2021)Diogo Noguiera (Necrotic Gnome)Lvl 3 – 5 A new power is rising in the west. The promising Gavin Norman, of deserved Dolmenwood fame, has taken the OSR by storm with his slick, immaculately laid out B/X retroclone marketed to the young and this is the year of his Rising. People … More [Review] Halls of the Blood King (OSE); Welcome to the Machine

[Review] I6 Ravenloft (AD&D); First Heretic

[Adventure]I6 Ravenloft (1983)Tracy & Laura Hickman (TSR)Lvl 5 – 7 “One day I shall have a hall that is dedicated to trad gaming. Through gates of gold and ivory, marked with the motto ‘Roleplayibus non Rollplayiberent’ the players will enter, leaving all their mortal burdens behind. Amid thick wallpapers daubed with the masterpieces of Michaelangelo, … More [Review] I6 Ravenloft (AD&D); First Heretic

[Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 33 (Mystara B/X); Bees

It was the 11th of the Sviftmonth, with autumn creeping across Karameikos, and transforming the whole of the dymrak into a tapestry of yellows, orange, browns and ochres. Struck by queer impulses, and not yet ready to venture south in search of the missing Rancher, they instead set out to hunt for the Hive of … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 33 (Mystara B/X); Bees

[Review] Strabonus (C&C 3PP); Monument to the Ancients

[Adventure]Strabonus (2004)Gabor Lux (self-published)Lvl 6 – 9 A while back, I posed a challenge to any would-be module cobblers, to resist the lure of the artpunk and come up with all manner of bizarre concepts and weird non-sensical creatures, to instead strive to master the conventional forms of D&D first, and strive to innovate when … More [Review] Strabonus (C&C 3PP); Monument to the Ancients

[Review] EX2 The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror (AD&D 1e); Iterate

[Adventure]EX2 The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror (1983)E. Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 9 – 12 The second part in the highly unusual EX series, penned by the master of D&D, Gary Gygax himself, it either took me a while to grok this style of absurd D&D or he seems to have established a rhythm that for … More [Review] EX2 The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror (AD&D 1e); Iterate