[Review] In the Vine’s Eye (LL); Mythology & Craftmanship

[Adventure]In the Vine’s Eye (2015)Jeff Sparks (Faster Monkey Games)Lvl 4 – 6 Near the town of Rennington is said to be a mysterious valley. Rumors speak of great treasure, wine so good it drives people to obsession and a terrible curse on any who go into it. You are hired by a merchant to find … More [Review] In the Vine’s Eye (LL); Mythology & Craftmanship

[Review] Tomb of the Dragon’s Heart (LL); Legacy

[Adventure] Tomb of the Dragon’s Heart (2017) M. Greis (Greis Games) Lvl 1 – 3 There’s hope for high fantasy. Few things did as much damage to high fantasy DnD as published 2e. A deluge of supplements, modules and campaign settings of sub standard quality and focus and before you know it your players start … More [Review] Tomb of the Dragon’s Heart (LL); Legacy

[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] The Hidden Serpent (LL); Surface Mimicry

[Adventure] The Hidden Serpent (2010) Jeff Sparks (Faster Monkey Games) Levels 2 – 4 Today I am reminded of an adage, whose source I have conveniently forgotten, that if one seeks to do a remake or a homage one best selects mediocre or obscure works rather then trying to vainly imitate greatness. Case in point; … More [Review] The Hidden Serpent (LL); Surface Mimicry

[Review] Skull Mountain (LL); B/X Dark Souls

[Adventure] Skull Mountain (2010) Jeff “Bighara” Sparks (Faster Monkey Games) Level 4-6 At the risk of getting too meta, Skull Mountain is sort of retro-OSR, by which I mean that it was published in the dawn age of the movement, when the watchword not so much experimentation as it was Reaffirmation. How can a movement … More [Review] Skull Mountain (LL); B/X Dark Souls

[Review] The Mad God’s Jest (LL); The cooky quasi-deity’s pun…

[Adventure] The Mad God’s Jest (2014) Shane Ward (3 Toadstools Publishing) Levels 6 After exhausting all of my bants in my previous review, let’s see if we can get through a couple of them without swearing. Highscore; 1. I’m in a stage of blogging where I want to tackle some significant (or at least wildly … More [Review] The Mad God’s Jest (LL); The cooky quasi-deity’s pun…

[Review] Oak Grove Whispers (LL); A last glorious huzzah!

[Adventure] Oak Grove Whispers (2013) Peter C. Spahn (Small Niche Games) Levels 1 – 3 We have reached the end of the line. Oak Grove Whispers would be the last adventure by Spahn for Labyrinth Lord (though he continues to publish stuff like Operation Whitebox, an OSR WW2 game and there are some campaign setting … More [Review] Oak Grove Whispers (LL); A last glorious huzzah!