[Review] Mehliu; Blood ‘n Bone (OSR); Audi Pater Salve Nos

[Core game] Mehliu – Blood ‘n Bone (2019) Marcelo Paschoalin (Letra Impressa) Disclaimer: Sponsored content A publisher by the name of Marcelo Paschoalin reached out for a review of his very own retroclone DnD thing. I warned him. I warned him of Dark Fantasy Basic. He sent me not one but TWO games. Admirable persistence, … More [Review] Mehliu; Blood ‘n Bone (OSR); Audi Pater Salve Nos

[Review] Crypts of Indormancy (OSR); Get thee Arthaus Homos out of mine hobby

[Adventure] Crypts of Indormancy (2016) Ezra Claverie (Melsonian Arts Council) Lvl ??? Does Patrick Stuart ever feel guilty about the abhorrent movement he midwifed? Does he ever, in his Ivory Tower, pause as he swims through limitless piles of kickstarter-electrum and look outside, through the sickly sweet musk of vanilla-vape, to behold with shame the … More [Review] Crypts of Indormancy (OSR); Get thee Arthaus Homos out of mine hobby

[Review] Creeping Cold (S+W); When Hell Freezes Over…

[Adventure] Creeping Cold (2019) Ian McGarty & Jason Gartner (Silver Bulette Games) Levels 3 – 5 Creeping Cold is an S&W conversion of what I assume is a 3.5 adventure and reads like something the authors worked really hard on and probably had a lot of fun running online or on conventions. My hatred for … More [Review] Creeping Cold (S+W); When Hell Freezes Over…

[Review] B9 Castle Caldwell and Beyond (DnD Basic); Awesome

[Anthology] Castle Caldwell and Beyond (1985) Harry W. Nuckols (TSR) Levels 1 – 3 Summary: Mind = Blown! B9 is the best module I have ever read. Do you ever have a moment in your life when you are just walking and suddenly BOOM! you realize earth is just a tiny speck of dust in … More [Review] B9 Castle Caldwell and Beyond (DnD Basic); Awesome

[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] On the Shoulders of Giants (Lotfp 3pp); Like a goofy fat kid trying to dance

[Campaign Setting] On the Shoulders of Giants (2018) Chance Philips (Appolyon Press) I’ve read a lot of campaign settings for fantasy games as well as a lot of fantasy novels and the one thing that strikes me is that in a medium where you can literally come up with anything you can imagine the bulk … More [Review] On the Shoulders of Giants (Lotfp 3pp); Like a goofy fat kid trying to dance

[Review] The Seclusium of Orphone (Lotfp); A blunted tool of excessive verbosity but sparse utility

[Toolkit] The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions (2013) D. Vincent Baker (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) “If you want these to have any magical qualities, create them yourself” -Vincent Baker, The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions It’s back to the trenches boys! After the soothing words of Lisa Smedman restored to … More [Review] The Seclusium of Orphone (Lotfp); A blunted tool of excessive verbosity but sparse utility

[Old shit] Beneath Two Suns (AD&D 3pp); Great premise, Terrible Execution

[Adventure] Beneath Two Suns (1986) Troy Denning (Mayfair Games) Levels 6 – 8 Even the best concepts can be executed terribly. Picture the following: Troy Denning of Dark Sun fame writes a Sword & Planet module for the Role Aids series where the characters are transported to the ancient city of Zenicce on the world … More [Old shit] Beneath Two Suns (AD&D 3pp); Great premise, Terrible Execution

[Review] The Throne of Evil (AD&D 3pp); Like gargling horsepiss

[Adventure] Throne of Evil (1984) Stephen Bourne (Mayfair Games) Levels 4 – 6 I’m rapidly starting to figure out that 80s era Role Aids D&D modules are very much not my thing, what with their overly loquacious introductions, adventures filled with random monsters that attack on sight and utterly pedestrian by the book encounters. And … More [Review] The Throne of Evil (AD&D 3pp); Like gargling horsepiss

[Review] A Darkness Gathering(2e); An inauspicious beginning

[Adventure] A Darkness Gathering (1998) Bruce R. Cordell (TSR) Levels 7 – 9 My brief trip into 2e Land has galvanized my thirst for exploration, thus I have set out on a quest to find more good 2e (sssssshhhh, I know Return to the Tomb of Horrors exists). I began my expedition in a region … More [Review] A Darkness Gathering(2e); An inauspicious beginning