[Adventure]Wight Power (2021)Alex Mayo (Lamentations of the Flame Princess)Lvl ??? (2-4? PUT A FUCKING LEVEL RECOMMENDATION IN THERE) How good are you at taking notes? Do you like taking notes? Is it the air you breathe? The river you swim in? Alex Mayo is a long-time graphics designer and layout goblin, having laid his hands … More [Review] Wight Power: Qui Custodit Layout Cobolorum?
[Adventure]Green Messiah (2021)Kelvin Green (Lamentations of the Flame Princess)Lvl ??? (C’mon man. Level requirement this stuff. 2-4?) During my sojourn to the 2022 January Wallowvanganza over at Falsemachine, where people were so distraught at having only a single lawn they went so far as to lower themselves to the status of moderate intelligence (what shame! … More [Review] Green Messiah (Lotfp); Lean, Mean, and Beta-Caroteen
[Adventure]In a Deadly Fashion (2021)Courtney Campbell (Lamentations of the Flame Princess)Lvl ??? (1-3 oughta do it, put it in your adventure next time) Trigger Warning: This review, although positive and wholly bereft of scorn, still has the potential to cause immense emotional distress. If you are a 5-year old girl or Lotfp author, please ensure … More [Review] In a Deadly Fashion (Lotfp); A glimmer of hope
[Megadungeon]Maze of the Blue Medusa (2016)Zak Sabbath & Patrick StuartLevels 1 – 10 If I am to argue against Artpunk, as is my solemn duty, it is vital that in doing so we reach not only for low-hanging fruit, but to examine it’s most critical darlings. When Maze of the Blue Medusa hit the scene … More [Review] Maze of the Blue Medusa (OSR); Sadhouse Dungeon
A double feature of the true Avant-garde King himself, we are proud to feature the sublime Gem Prison of Zardax and throw in the small bonus adventure the Trail of Stone & Sorrow. [Adventure]The Trail of Stone & Sorrow (2014)Zzarchov KowolskiLow Levels The bonus adventure first. This one hails from a time honored tradition of … More [Review] The Trail of Stone & Sorrow / The Gem Prison of Zardax (NGR); Kowolski Double Feature
Uh first, some news. No Artpunk I is almost done. I have a blurb to write and a cover to select and then its off to the Drivethru.Second, Aaron is doing a kickstarter again. I’m not on it, but if you have checked out any other Merciless Merchants publications in the past, you know that … More [Review] Broken God’s Pain (LL); Creativity
[Kilodungeon]T1-4 The Temple of Elemental Evil (1985)Gary Gygax & Frank Metzer (TSR)Lvl 1 – 8+ It’s time. There’s something unique about the history of D&D in that it is littered not only with the creation of enduring classics (GD, S, B2 etc.) but also with blunders, near misses, could-have-beens and adventures that are now forever … More [Review] T1-4 The Temple of Elemental Evil (AD&D); Archaic
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.
[Adventure]Floaters in the Mozz Caves (2017)Unbalanced Dice GamesLow Levels A true enigma. Unbalanced Dice Games is the OSR equivalent of Batman, a mysterious outsider that hit the scene at around 2014, made a number of bizarre but fascinating projects for a few years and may or may not still be active if the Drivethru page … More [Review] Floaters in the Mozz Caves (LL); Oddity
[Adventure]Mystery of the Mantle’s Pockets (2020)Ransvind (self-published)Lvl ??? (low) This spot was hit by a fireball explosion. The charred plot of caked dust looks as if the Allfather himself has put out his cigarette here. Occasional pieces of wood are marked by tiny inextinguishable flames, however, they don’t burn down and barely give off any … More [Review] Mystery of the Mantle’s Pockets (OSR); In Russia Module Crushes You!