Another factory reset. A man can’t read Gygax, Kowolski and Unbalanced Dice Games all day and expect to keep a neutral perspective. In this issue the readers complain about the dearth of Solo adventures and the editor explains to these braying mongoloids that since no one in his fucking right mind still plays let alone … More [TenfootPOSR 6] Dungeon Magazine #10; Grindset
[Adventure]Under the Waterless Sea (2014)Zzarchov KowolskiLow levels (2-4?) Disclaimer: Sponsorish Content The Kowolski Omnibuscrawl continues. A laudably ambitious entry, hampered by some problems of organization and implementation. The customary Kowolski sandbox is expanded to involve the fate of an entire Island Kingdom, and it’s a predecessor to Kowolski’s best module, the spectacular Thulian Echoes! Underwater … More [Review] Under the Waterless Sea (NGR); Minor loss of fidelity
[Adventure]The Destruction Contraption (2017)Unbalanced Dice GamesLow Levels (2-4 should be about right, lots of AC < 5) Back in the days of Castle Greyhawk and the famous lake Geneva Campaign, there were tales of a level designed by Rob Kuntz that was supposed to have been composed of machinery, with escalators, treadmills, industrial presses, slot … More [Review] The Destruction Contraption (LL); Machine Level
[Adventure]Lost Caverns of Tjocanth (1982)Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 6 – 10 The famous S module series stood for ‘Special’, denoting a departure from the usual procedure of adventuring and the ambition to do things differently. Of the original four module run, three of which were written by Gary Gygax, and among them was numbered the legendary … More [Review] S4 Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (AD&D); Enigma
[Adventure]Scourge of the Tikbalang (2014)Zzarchov Kowolski??? (1-2 est.) Disclaimer: Sponsored content The Kowolski omnibuscrawl continues. One of the modern writers with something resembling a distinct non-dungeon based style that is any good, Kowolski excels at creating little sandboxes with a handful of NPCs and then releasing the PCs into them to cause havoc. This one … More [Review] Scourge of the Tikbalang (NGR); Modernity
Jesus where did we leave off? It’s been a while so I might be out of practice. The meat and potatoes, the solid inner core at the heart of the peach of Barrowmaze is the big fucking megadungeon, 600-700ish rooms of mildewey, cold, dark, ancient tomb between you and the mythical Chaos Tablet, source of … More [Review] Barrowmaze Pt. II (LL); Stonehell.
Minor loss of fidelity considering 5 sessions of backlog. For 3 days they rode hard on back to Susikyn, taking with them the old woman they had taken from the camp, their arms still weary with slaughter. 3 days and the beasts of Eastern Karameikos avoided them, or risk death at their hands, for the … More [Actual Play] Swords Against Chaos 40 (RC Mystara): Of men, wolves and horses.