I figured I might as well record them. Character creation:Roll 3d6 and assign as you go. You may reroll if the total of all your modifiers is -1 or lessIf the character stars with below average hit points he may reroll once and take the second result.Otherwise as normal Dwarves can wield two-handed axes despite … More House rules for LL B2 game.
And so it was the Champions of the Keep stood before the bandits of the Perilous Borderlands. 10 evil men, deserters and thieves in boiled leather, led by a legionaire in chain, shaven, with the eight pointed star scratched upon his face. The Dark Brotherhood of the forest demanded they hand over their gold and … More [Actual Play] Keep on the Borderlands Pt. IV (LL); Massacre in the Wilderlands
[Adventure]F’Chelrak’s Tomb (1976)Paul Jaquays (Judges Guild)Lvl ??? (4-6 seems on par) We’ve gone through most of Gygax , so now it’s time to take a look at another legend of the Dawn Age. Paul, now Jenelle, Jaquays was a prominent writer for Judges Guild, one of the first third party companies with a legendary status … More [Review] F’Chelrak’s Tomb (OD&D); Back to the Source!
[Adventure]The Roots of Bitterness (2017)Zzarchov KowolskiLvl 1 – 2 Disclaimer: Sponsorish content Slowly working through the backlog of donations at an accelerated pace. By this time I’ll be scott free in mere months! Another good one, par for Kowolksi, a short dungeon with a shell of procedurally generated encounters surrounding it which can be cracked … More [Review] The Roots of Bitterness (NGR/OSR); You Can’t Have Any! Nyah!
Working on a long ass runway for a particular adventure that some might be familiar with and there must be content in the meantime. Another one of these to cleanse the palette. Dungeon #15 marks a relatively strong issue, lacking the shit-brew One-star trainwrecks of earlier issues. It does include a lot of fucking railroads … More [TenfootPOSR] Dungeon Magazine #15; The road to hell is railed with good intentions.
[Adventure]XP4 The Land of the Silver Lotus (2016)Morten Braten (Xoth Publishing)Level 4 – 6 Disclaimer: Sponsored Content. True S&S adventures, as is Known, are few and far between, maybe rarer then S&S rulesets. There is of course the excellent Lost Treasures of Atlantis. There is the great Gabor Lux. There is Temple of Lies. There … More [Review] The Land of the Silver Lotus (PF); Keepers of the Flame
And so it was, that on the day following their return from the 2nd foray into the Caves, the Champions of the Keep took a day to nurse their wounds and ease their limbs. In their revelries of the previous night, they had made the acquaintance of two stalwart adventurers, Brother Buddy, a deformed giant … More [Actual Play] Keep on the Borderlands III (LL); The Battle of the Kobold Warrens
[Core Rules]Troika! (2018)Daniel Sell (Melsonian Arts Council) It is time to take another critical Artpunk darling to task! We’ve done Mork Borg, which is not without some problems but could certainly be used for some 1-3 hour sessions between serious gaming, so what about Troika! Winner of a million awards! Indie darling! Occasionally notorious for … More [Review] Troika! (Core rules); Artpunk Prime
[Adventure]Temple of Lies (2016)Zzarchov KowolskiLvl 1-2 Disclaimer: Sponsorish content Another entry in the currently lamentably unavailable Kowolski Omnibus Vol 1., Temple of Lies took all of 4 days to produce and was part of the Lotfp Bundle of Holding charity drive. The adventure is seasoned lightly with S&S elements and involves a delve into a … More [Review] Temple of Lies (NGR/OSR); On Par
[Adventure]Isle of the Ape (1985)Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 18+ WG6 is the last official entry in the official canon by Gary Gygax, and unfortunately it is also his least effort. Chunky, verbose, turgid, the whole is laudably ambitious but is as punishing to use as it is to play. Based on the original 1972 campaign, it … More [Review] WG6 Isle of the Ape (AD&D 1e); Slog of Slogs