[Review] Feast on Titanhead (OSR); An Artpunk Review

[Adventure]Feast on Titanhead (2021)Brayden “Doomscribe” Turenne (Games Omnivorous)Lvl ??? In the Artpunk lands…something stirs. It is not like these others. It smells different. How do I proceed? Defer to Over-Prince 8. FIND IT. Diverting additional cognitive capacity to Ludological Sensory Apparati. Gestate Type II Sub-Prince to investigate. 31-pages. Module. Sub-genus: Delve Into Skull of Proto-Deity. … More [Review] Feast on Titanhead (OSR); An Artpunk Review

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[Hagiography] Legends of the OSRmen; King James

There is no beginning. There is only the brilliant explosion that took place in 1974, glimpsed for years that seemed to pass by in seconds, perhaps in dreams perhaps in the flesh and then there was only half-remembered memory while the world had moved on. In the dark times, in nooks and crannies, amongst piss-stinking … More [Hagiography] Legends of the OSRmen; King James

[TenfootpOSR 5] Dungeon Magazine #5; Eye of the Tiger

As the entries are slowly trinkling in and my mind is gearing up towards the weighty task of judging the efforts of the No – Artpunk Contest, it must be kept in fighting shape with a regular diet of adventures that are something else then groundbreaking, innovative, or too Artpunk. Dungeon Magazine provides a cornucopia, … More [TenfootpOSR 5] Dungeon Magazine #5; Eye of the Tiger

[Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 37 (B/X Mystara); Jaggadash

And so it was that on the 16th of the Eyrmont our heroes left Rugalov behind, gazing sourly at its plastered walls, ornate balconies and tiled roofs. With backpacks full of supplies and quivers filled with arrows they sallied forth into the Dymrak, to claim the heads of the Jaggadash. The road through the Dymrak … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 37 (B/X Mystara); Jaggadash

Mortuus De Deorum; On the Use of Deities in the OSR Pt. I of MCLXVIII

Following a series of excellent posts by Jonathan Becker ruminating on the use of deities in classic AD&D and the way that use seems to have mutated in the OSR (he would say to the detriment), after my belligerent exhortations, I think it is only fitting that I offer a companion piece, for the greater … More Mortuus De Deorum; On the Use of Deities in the OSR Pt. I of MCLXVIII

[Review] Scourge of the Scorn Lords (OSE); Candy to the Bone

[Setting]Scourge of the Scorn Lords (2021)Ahimsa Kerp & Wind Lothamer (Knight Owl Publishing) Disclaimer: Sponsored content. Gonzo is easy. Abandon the stringent demands of Gygaxian Naturalism and years of lore, flee child!, flee from the guiding light of appendix N!. Let us abandon the higher forms, cast away thought and dance as though we were … More [Review] Scourge of the Scorn Lords (OSE); Candy to the Bone

[Review] The Garden of Al-Astorion (C&C); The sweet taste of Sword & Sorcery

[Adventure]The Garden of Al-Astorion (2006)Gabor Lux (E.D.M.T.)Castles & CrusadesLvl 6 -9 I have been on my best behavior and thus, like all good boys, I deserve a treat. The treat is Gabor Lux’s Garden of Al-Astorion, a free module for Castles & Crusades positively dripping with S&S. Ah, Sweet S&S Modules, how often do you … More [Review] The Garden of Al-Astorion (C&C); The sweet taste of Sword & Sorcery

[Review] StoneHell II – Into the Heart of Hell (LL); As Above So Below

[Megadungeon]StoneHell; Into the Heart of Hell (2014)Michael Curtis (Self-Published)Lvl 1-10+ The second part of Michael Curtis’s Megadungeon magnum opus, the inimitable StoneHell, a 10 level deep, 1000+ room behemoth comprising numerous sub-levels, caverns, tombs, dungeons, settlements, lairs, crevasses, halls and laboratories within its seemingly infinite depths. It continues where Down Night Haunted Halls left off, … More [Review] StoneHell II – Into the Heart of Hell (LL); As Above So Below

[Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 36 (Mystara B/X); Rugalov

And thus it was that on the 11th of the Eyrmonth our heroes arrived in Rugalov. A considerable township facing a keep on the opposite side of the River, it was Rugalov that guarded the Thyatian Border to the east, controlled the Rugalov river to the north and it boasted access to a good road … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 36 (Mystara B/X); Rugalov