About a quarter of a year ago I started delving into SWN, a game I have enjoyed immensely as a player for several years. Previous entries may be from here. Like a doddering old fool or perhaps a charismatic, handsome friend with a leather jacket who rides a motorcycle and shows up unanounced at your … More [Review] Stars Without Numbers (Core Game) Pt. VII; Cross the Stars and Fight…
[Adventure] The Magician’s House 2nd edition (2019) Ray Weidner (Self Published) Levels 1 – 3 Disclaimer: Sponsored Content. My apologies to my avid readers for the dearth in postings as of late. I have been busy on various projects, some of them work related, and it has been genuinely difficult to find the time to … More [Review] The Magician’s House (DCC); All shall love me and despair…
[Adventure] Shadows of Evil (1984) Stephen R. Bourne (Mayfair Games) Levels 4 – 7 Practice makes perfect. You can fail a hundred times, if you keep at something, you will improve. Case in point, Stephen R. Bourne, purveyor of the sub-par Role Aids modules Evil Ruins and The Throne of Evil returns for a third installment that rocks your … More [Review] Shadows of Evil (AD&D 1e 3PP); Diablo’s Dad
A long hiatus since my last post (I had the holidays) and a damn long time since we covered SWN. In our last entry we took a look at SWN’s excellent Sector generation subsystem. Today we continue our dive into the majestic sandbox subsystems of Stars Without Numbers by covering the Faction System. Gaze in … More [Review] Stars Without Number Pt. VI; Breakfast of Champions
[Adventure] The Punchline (2018) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels ??? (1-3) Summary: The Last Circus + Solomon Kane The Punchline marks the latest contribution  of the inimitable Zzarchov Kowolski in the Lotfp canon and concerns the machinations of a villainous band of satanic clowns menacing a vaguely French region with plague … More [Review] The Punchline (Lotfp); Last Laugh?
[Adventure] Obscene Serpent Religion 2 (2018) Jeff Rients (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels ??? (2 – 4) Summary: WhF + Vicodin + The Ramones “I wanna be Sedated” Its back to Lotfp again children. The longer I do this shit the more I start to notice patterns. I propose again that even before #Zakgate … More [Review] Obscene Serpent Religion 2 (Lotfp); The Centre Cannot Hold
[Adventure] Palace of the Silver Princess (1981) Jean Wells (TSR) Levels 1 – 3 Palace of the Silver Princess is the next entry in the thus far excellent B series for Basic DnD and is often overlooked, lacking the fame of B1, B2 and B4. For shame say I, for while it is not without … More [Review] B3 Palace of the Silver Princess (DnD Basic); Enigma
[Adventure] Saving Saxham (2018) Joseph Robert Lewis (Dungeon Age Adventures) Levels 1 – 3 Disclaimer: Sponsored Content The village of Saxham has been struck by a terrible curse! Or perhaps it’s being terrorized by demons, ghosts, and the undead? Or… was there a terrible storm? Maybe? No one seems to know exactly what happened here. … More [Review] Saving Saxham (DnD 5e); Last Wish for A New Age?
[Adventure] Tower of the Stargazer v2 (2014) James Edward Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Lvl 1 Tower of the Stargazer was one of the first OSR adventures I’ve ever reviewed. I have run it more then any other adventure I know. I rated it very highly then, but over time my perspective has … More [Review] Tower of the Stargazer v2 (Lotfp); We have always been at war with Eurasia…
[Megadungeon] The Black Maw 1 (2018) Craig Pike (self-published) Levels 1-2 Disclaimer Strange times. The Black Maw 1 (Craig Pike) seems from the future. Post-Brycean Singularity. The non-essential is stripped until essential remains. Terse. Evocative. Description? Black Maw = 1st level of megadungeon. 6 pages. Conveys content of 15 pages. If Brevity = soul of … More [Review] The Black Maw 1 (LL) – The Last Delve of Avid Gruesome; Post Brycean-Singularity