[Review] B1 In Search of the Unknown (DnD Basic); Firmament

[Adventure] In Search of the Unknown (1979) Mike Carr (TSR) Levels 1 – 3 Having doled out my first 10 for OSR excellence I figured it might be a good idea to go back to the wellspring and define or discover what shaped my criterion for what makes a good adventure. Unlike much of the … More [Review] B1 In Search of the Unknown (DnD Basic); Firmament

[Review] The Gardens of Ynn (OSR); Looking Glass Emperor

[Pointcrawl generator] The Gardens of Ynn (2018) Emmy Allen (Dying Stylishly Games) Levels 3 – 5 (though suitable for a wider range) Summary: Alice in Wonderland + Arthur Machen + The Stygian Garden of Abelia Prem + Castle Gargantua + A Red and Pleasant Land + Changeling: The Lost As I read more of the OSR, my concept of … More [Review] The Gardens of Ynn (OSR); Looking Glass Emperor

[Review] Dead God Excavation (CDS); D’ead G’o’d Ex’cav’ation

[Ad’vent’ure/S’essi’on Zer’o] Dead God Excavation (2018) Ven’ger As’Nas Sat’ani’s (Korth’alis Pub’lishing) Le’vels 1 – 3 The Monolith from Beyond Time and Space + Alien: Covenant Dead God Excavation marks my first Response review. Normally I only read what others say about a module after I have reviewed it myself so as to not influence my … More [Review] Dead God Excavation (CDS); D’ead G’o’d Ex’cav’ation

[Review] The Unseen Vaults of the Optic Experiment (Lotfp 3PP); Only what you need

[Adventure] The Unseen Vaults of the Optic Experiment (2018) Johan Nohr (Stockholm Kartell) Level 3 Terse, evocative description. These words are repeated around the OSR until they become a mantra. Terse. Evocative. Description. By their power do we wade through pages of text. By their teachings do we separate what is necessary and what is … More [Review] The Unseen Vaults of the Optic Experiment (Lotfp 3PP); Only what you need

[Review] She Bleeds (Lotfp); Stage III – Convergence

[Player Option] She Bleeds (2018) Elizabeth Chaipraditkul (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Summary: Disciples of the Dark Gods + Vagina Monologues She Bleeds by Elizabeth Chapraditkul for Lamentations of the Flame Princess is a 24 page supplement created for GenCon detailing the ritualistic worship of an otherworldly Mother Goddess centered around having your period and … More [Review] She Bleeds (Lotfp); Stage III – Convergence

[Review] The Islands of Purple-haunted Putrescence (OSR); Pop-culture cluster-warhead

[Hexcrawl] The Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence (2014) Venger Satanis (Kort’Thalis Publishing) Levels ??? (est. 4 – 7) Summary: Carcosa + Star Trek TOS + Barbarella + Rifts + 60s Doctor Who + Heavy Metal “We are not the master of our fractured selves, but the servant.” – Temard the Guru, page 57, hex 29. This … More [Review] The Islands of Purple-haunted Putrescence (OSR); Pop-culture cluster-warhead

[Review] Triumph of Death (Storygame); Misery Tourism at its finest

[Core Game] Triumph of Death (2018) Karl Larsson (Mutant Chiron Games) Variety is the spice of life. I figured I’d change up the formula a little bit and do a review of a non OSR game that looks sufficiently metal every once in a while. After all, I wouldn’t have discovered Xas Irkalla if I’d have stuck … More [Review] Triumph of Death (Storygame); Misery Tourism at its finest

[Review] Vaginas are Magic (Lotfp); Magic for Pussies

[Sourcebook] Vaginas are Magic (2017) James Edward Raggi (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Bottom Line; Realms of Sorcery + Happy Days “Holywood Part 3” + It’s Always Sunny Season 13 Episode 3 “The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot” Before I start off this review good and proper I’d like to point everyone to Thief of Whisper’s post, … More [Review] Vaginas are Magic (Lotfp); Magic for Pussies

[Review] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (OSR/Avant-garde); Admirable but Mistaken

[Monster manual/fluffsplat] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (2017) Patrick Stewart & Scrapprincess Short summary: Pokémon + Monster Hunter + Planescape + Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find them + Serotonin reuptake inhibitors I am fucking back. After perusing Fire on the Velvet Horizon literally one page at a time whilst taking time off to kick … More [Review] Fire on the Velvet Horizon (OSR/Avant-garde); Admirable but Mistaken

[Review] Going through Forbidden Otherworlds (Lotfp); Kowolski in shape

[Adventure] Going Through Forbidden Otherworlds (2018) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 1 – 3 (estimated) Summary: Doom + Event Horizon + Solomon Kane After a long exile I return to the place that spawned me. Oh Lamentations of the Flame Princess. I cannot quit you! Your domain rules are shit, your firearm … More [Review] Going through Forbidden Otherworlds (Lotfp); Kowolski in shape