[Review] Return to the Tomb of Horrors (AD&D 2e) Pt. I; Where Eagles Dare…

[Adventure] Return to the Tomb of Horrors (1998) Bruce R. Cordell (TSR) Levels 13 – 16 TSR headquarters, Renton, 1998. Lorraine Williams and Gary Gygax are distant memories. Wizards Executives and men with clipboards and lab coats watch through plate glass as Monte Cook demonstrates yet another high level spell proficiency subsystem, quotes Monty Python … More [Review] Return to the Tomb of Horrors (AD&D 2e) Pt. I; Where Eagles Dare…

[Review] The Grinding Gear (Lotfp); Something Something Something Complete…

[Adventure] The Grinding Gear (2009) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 1 – 4 I’m reading something long so in the meantime I figured I could go back and cover one particular module that I’ve since changed my mind on. The Grinding Gear by James Raggi fascinated me in my rediscovery of … More [Review] The Grinding Gear (Lotfp); Something Something Something Complete…

[Review] Winter’s Daughter (B/X); Lirazel Remembers the Fields We Know

[Adventure] The King of Elfland’s Daughter (2018) Gavin Norman (Necrotic Gnome) Lvl 1 – 3 Finally. Finally someone gets it. Rather then divorcing DnD further from its fundamental components by the introduction of random noise, someone has gone back to the wellspring of fantasy and tapped from it deeply. Spencer, Dunstany, and beyond even that, … More [Review] Winter’s Daughter (B/X); Lirazel Remembers the Fields We Know

[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] Tomb of the Serpent Kings (OSR); Those who would presume to teach…

[Adventure] Tomb of the Serpent Kings v. 4.0 (2017?) Skerples Lvl 1 Tomb of the Serpent Kings is an introductory OSR module that has garnered no small amount of acclaim from different corners of the internet. The great Melan has gone so far as to suckle at its teat and gift it the coveted three … More [Review] Tomb of the Serpent Kings (OSR); Those who would presume to teach…

[Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (AD&D); Where mettle falters the butt doth suffer persecution

[Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (1978, Green Cover) Gary Gygax (TSR) Level 10 – 14 In the far reaches of the world, under a lost and lonely hill, lies the sinister TOMB OF HORRORS. This labyrinthine crypt is filled with terrible traps, strange and ferocious monsters, rich and magical treasures and somewhere within lies the evil … More [Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (AD&D); Where mettle falters the butt doth suffer persecution

[Review] Wheel of Evil (LL); Smells like Matango

[Adventure] Wheel of Evil (2010) Jeff Sparks & Joe Sparks (Faster Monkey Games) Levels 3 – 5 Another early OSR entry, Wheel of Evil shows us how much can be done with the classic elements and 24 pages if these are used properly, intelligently and creatively. Picture the town of Renneton, famous for its cheeses. … More [Review] Wheel of Evil (LL); Smells like Matango

[Review] B12 Queen’s Harvest (DnD Basic); Night & Day

[Adventure] B12 Queen’s Harvest (1989) Carl Sargent (TSR) Levels 2-3 Color me surprised, looks like I need to put Carl Sargent back on my christmas list. After the carefully studied insult that was B11 I groaned and wailed piteously at the prospect of immediately doing a fucking sequel by the same author. Fortunately for everyone, … More [Review] B12 Queen’s Harvest (DnD Basic); Night & Day

[Review] B11 King’s Festival (DnD Basic); Hole of Chaos

[Adventure] B11 King’s Festival (1989) Carl Sargent (TSR) Level 1 Summary: (Caves of Chaos)^.25 King’s Festival was the late 80s introductory module for DnD Basic, following in the giant footsteps of B1, a daring raid into the stronghold of two fearsome heroes of renown has been replaced with a minor quest to rescue a cleric … More [Review] B11 King’s Festival (DnD Basic); Hole of Chaos