[Review] Carcosa (Lotfp); The Measure of the OSR

[Setting]Carcosa (2011)Geoffrey McKinney & Chris Robert (Lamentations of the Princess) It’s time for another Retrospective. One of my earliest multi-part reviews was Geoffrey Mckinney’s Carcosa, a lovecraftian sword&planet hex-crawl set on the nightmare world of Carcosa, 153 light years from Earth, where mutated dinosaurs haunt the irradiated wastes and sorcerers invoke the Great Old Ones … More [Review] Carcosa (Lotfp); The Measure of the OSR

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[Review] Fermentvm Nigrvm Dei Sepvlti (Lotfp); Peppridge Farm Remembers

[Adventure]Fermentvm Nigrvm Dei Sepvlti (2020)Gord Sellar (Lamentations of the Flame Princess Adventures)Lvls 1 – 3 If there is one man in the OSR to which the attribute of Fool’s Luck applies, it is probably James Raggi. A man who, his generous rates and ability to gather a troupe of talented authors notwithstanding, blunders from ill-conceived … More [Review] Fermentvm Nigrvm Dei Sepvlti (Lotfp); Peppridge Farm Remembers

[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

PrinceofNothingReviews: Forgive Us (Lotfp); OSR WhF

[Adventure] Forgive Us (2014) Kelvin Green (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 4 Forgive Us marks the last of a sort of imaginairy trilogy of Lotfp adventures that attempt a serious foray into historical fantasy and are not situated on an Island and were not written by James Raggi. This installment is by far the … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Forgive Us (Lotfp); OSR WhF

PrinceofNothingReviews: The Squid, The Cabal & The Old Man (Lotfp); OSR CoC

[Adventure] The Squid, The Cabal & The Old Man (2015) Andre Novoa (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Level 1 – 2 DELVE. DEEPER. MUST. REVIEW. LAMENTATIONS. MEDICINE. NOT. WORKING. VACATION. CANADA. TARNOWSKI. REVENGE. VALLEY. OF. THE. JEDI. THREE-AND-TWENTY-SEVEN. WHAT. GARY. WOULD. HAVE. WANTED. TRUMP PRESIDENCY. GLASNOST. NOW. THERE. YOU. GO. AGAIN. The Squid, the Cabal … More PrinceofNothingReviews: The Squid, The Cabal & The Old Man (Lotfp); OSR CoC

[Review] Nephandum (d20 3pp); Warhammer Fantasy d20

[Campaign Setting] Nephandum (2007) Massimo Bianchini & Mario Pasqualotto (Mongoose Publishing) Summary: D&D + WHF 3e is a divisive creature. On the one hand it was DnD’s salvation, rescuing it from the withered death-grasp of Loraine Williams as she fell into the gaping abyss of Rpg history, there to languish for all eternity (praise Arneson … More [Review] Nephandum (d20 3pp); Warhammer Fantasy d20

PrinceofNothingReviews: Realms of Crawling Chaos

[Sourcebook] Realms of Crawling Chaos (2011) Daniel Proctor (Goblinoid Games) After the stunning success of having achieved 3 sessions of Carcosa with nary an awkward rape scene taking place, your Prince has been scouring the internet for supplementary material to bolster Carcosa’s somewhat anemic repertoire of items, enemies and bricabrac. I stumbled upon Realms of … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Realms of Crawling Chaos