[Setting/Adventure] Vlad the Impaler – Blood Prince of Wallachia (2002) Mike Benninghof & J.R. Phythyon Jr. (Avalanche Press) Levels 8 – 10 Fiction has always been my first love. Part of that is escapism, undeniably so. But also because fiction is pure, it washes away the graininess and chaos of the real world and is … More [Review] Vlad the Impaler – Blood Prince of Wallachia (3e 3PP); Terror is the Passion of Revelation
[Adventure] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (2001) Dr. Mike Benninghof PhD (Avalanche Press Ltd) Levels 2 – 4 Oh yes children. It’s one of those. Grandpa Prince has been hitting the government heroin again. Unlike my posts about OSR shit or Warhammer or even AD&D my d20 reviews barely get any views, and … More [Review] Greenland Saga – The Lost Norse Colony (d20 3pp); Is there in truth not beauty?
[Adventure] The Last Days of Constantinople (2000) Mike Benninghof (Avalanche Press LTD) Levels 1 – 3 It is that time of the month again where we descend back into the distant mists of history and check out (mostly shitty but always interesting) Avalanche Supplements for the d20 system. Today’s offering is an adventure by the … More [Review] The Last Days of Constantinople (d20 3pp): Deus absolutely Vult
[Campaign Setting] Jade & Steel (2001) Jim Lai (Avalanche Press LTD) Another year has passed. My holiday foray into winter-haunted Canada rocked, the new Star Wars was a piece of shit and elfgames are still delicious. Now back to your regular programming. I figured there would be no better way to kickstart the new year … More [Review] Jade & Steel – Roleplaying in Mythic China (d20 3pp); Ping-pongs and Ting-Tongs and all sorts of Wing-Wongs
[Campaign Setting] Twilight of Atlantis (2001) Jim Lai, Jason Donovan & John R. Phythyon Jr. There is something about Atlantis or the idea of a Hyborean Age that really appeals to me. A vast stretch of history both familiar yet utterly strange, in which high adventure may be had and creatures from bygone myth may … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Twilight of Atlantis (d20 3pp); An age Undreamed of by Man.
[Campaign Setting] Nile Empire – War in Heliopolis (2002) Fred Jandt & John. R. Phythyon. Jr. (Avalanche Press LTD) As God of the Sun, Amun-Re sails his mighty barge across the heavens of Nut, arising in the East and disappearing in the West each day. At night, he travels through the Underworld to begin his … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Nile Empire – War in Heliopolis (d20 3pp); A History of Ancient Egypt meets Thor #332
[Campaign Setting] Endless Sands (2002) Ree Soesbee (Avalanche Press LTD) The second stand-out Avalanche 64 page campaign setting I’ve come across, Endless Sands takes place in a fantasy world based on Arabian legend and manages to feel new despite coming out far after Al-Quadim. It exemplifies a truth about Campaign settings I have realized in … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Endless Sands (d20 3pp); Al-Quadim with a whiff of Dark Sun
[Campaign Setting] I, Mordred (2002) F.S Kessler & John. R. Phythyon, Jr. (Avalanche Press LTD) In this coming time of change, fire and blood, when mettle will be tested and where the blueprints of the coming decades are laid out, it is comforting to know that there are still things that can pleasantly surprise a … More PrinceofNothingReviews: I, Mordred (d20 3pp); An Avalanche Campaign Setting that does not suck?!?
[Campaign Setting] Celtic Age (2002) Mike Benninghof, John R. Phythyon Jr. & Ree Soesbee (Avalanche Press LTD) I am having a good day and it has been long since my last review, so what better way to cap off the day then with a review of my latest descent into the d20 bubble, Avalanche Style. … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Celtic Age – Roleplaying the Myths, Heroes and Monsters of the Celts (d20 3pp); Extreme Highschool Barbarian Smackdown
[Campaign Setting] Black Flag (2002) Mike Benninghof & John R. Phythyon (Avalanche Press LTD) Man, reviewing Avalanche d20-stuff is depressing. All for One (and One for All long official title for a 64 page supplement) was short but just long enough to do what it needed to do but had some weird thematic inconsistencies and niggling … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Black Flag – Piracy in the Carribean (d20 3pp); The skeletal structure of a really great game.