[Review] The Beholder Contracts (AD&D); Railway to Heaven

[Adventure]The Beholder Contracts (1986) – Reprint 2018David Whiteland (DWK Games)Lvl 1 – 3 A recommendation by the Kent. A re-formatted edition of the adventure from the obscure Fantasy Chronicles magazine #3. Is it pretentious litwankery? Or is it the greatest thing since sliced bread? Yes. Published well into the bronze age of AD&D, The Beholder … More [Review] The Beholder Contracts (AD&D); Railway to Heaven

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[Review] The Queen of Spades (5e): Ren-Faire Prime

[Adventure]The Queen of Spades (2022)Artem Serebrennikov (DM’s Guild)Lvl 7 Disclaimer: Sponsored content. After what was apparently a sound thrashing on tenfootpole [1], mr. Serebrennikov contacted me and asked me if I would be willing to take a look at his doorstopper 5e high level murder mystery adventure. I’ll say this much, you’ve got guts. I’m … More [Review] The Queen of Spades (5e): Ren-Faire Prime

[Review] Just A Stupid Dungeon (Lotfp); Rehab

[Adventure]Just a Stupid Dungeon (2022)James Edward Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess Adventures)Lvl ??? (Probably 1-3) Today we mark a historical occasion. After a long silence, King James Edward Raggi IV of the OSR, ends his 3 year silence and has re-appeared, to make his mark upon the scene once more. The event itself … More [Review] Just A Stupid Dungeon (Lotfp); Rehab

[Review] X1 The Spider God’s Bride (5e); Specificity

[Adventure]X1 The Spider God’s Bride (2021)Morten Braten (Xoth Publishing)Lvl 2 – 3 Disclaimer: Sponsored content Mr. Braten seemed appreciative of my earlier reviews of his work and requested I check out some of his other entries also. Being a fan of S&S and fantasy adventure gaming in general, I acceded. Spider God’s Bride is a … More [Review] X1 The Spider God’s Bride (5e); Specificity

[Review] Shadows of Forgotten Kings (NGR); In the Pale Moonlight

[Adventure]Shadows of Forgotten Kings (2018)Zzarchov Kowolski Mid Level 30 pages Disclaimer: Sponsorish content Zzarchov Kowolski at some point branched out into 5e, thinking that perhaps the exercise would be beneficial. I hold in my hands Volume 2 of his great collection, which contains among other fine contents, a conversion to his home system, with the … More [Review] Shadows of Forgotten Kings (NGR); In the Pale Moonlight

[Review] Demon Bone Sarcophagus (OSR); Catastrophe

[Adventure]Demon Bone SarcophagusPatrick Stuart & ScrapprincessGeneric OSR Level who the fuck cares anymore? It is my unenviable duty as a reviewer of oldschool games to occasionally step away from contemplating the pastoral beauty of the olden days and the idyllic works made in their image by earnest hobbyists and wade instead into the fetid sewers … More [Review] Demon Bone Sarcophagus (OSR); Catastrophe

[Review] Strict Time Records Must be Kept (Lotfp); Greending Gear

[Adventure]Strict Time Records Must be Kept (2022)Kelvin Green (Lamentations of the Flame Princess Adventures)Lvl 1-3 I don’t know what the fuck is going on with Kelvin Green but I like it. With the bulk of Lotfp’s coomer/furry/don’t-come-within-100-metres-of-a-public-school fan-segment shamelessly migrating to trendier pastures and many of its former champions stepping back nervously for fear of … More [Review] Strict Time Records Must be Kept (Lotfp); Greending Gear

[Review] The Ghoul Prince (NGR); The Price of Innovation

The Ghoul Prince (2018)Zzarchov Kowolski (DIY RPG Productions)Lvl ??? (2-4?) Disclaimer: sponsorish content Of the by now somewhat scornfully regarded mid-10s OSR DIY era, when Lotfp was king and the OSR was moving out of its imitative phase and into its in hindsight disastrous creative phase, one man stands head and shoulders above the peers … More [Review] The Ghoul Prince (NGR); The Price of Innovation