This chapter, which concerns the Old World’s Menagerie, comes with a preface of like DnD but…, as do the two preceding it. Let’s start with a general overview. I have not covered Bestiaries of appreciable size before so the format might be rough. Don’t say I did not warn you. Monsters in WHF 1e are statted similar … More Review: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e Pt. VI; Like DnD but…
Let us discuss the art of sorcery in Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e. The aforementioned similarity to AD&D becomes all the more striking the more one peruses this section. There are some very interesting differences however. Warhammer Fantasy uses a spell point or mana-based system. Each spell consumes a set amount of spell points, and wizards … More PrinceofNothingReviews; Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e Pt. IV: Sorcery most foul!
I think I can safely say I have never been more prepared for a review in my life. I not only went through the time and effort to read through the two oldschool Dnd adventures the module is based on, I also, as part of my understanding Isle of the Unknown and the strange mind … More PrinceofNothingReviews: The Cursed Chateau (Lotfp); Drowning in the footsteps of Giants
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 be confronted. So alluring is this apocryphal era that it has even spawned some roleplaying … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Twilight of Atlantis (d20 3pp); An age Undreamed of by Man.
I have an odd attitude towards the works of Geoffry Mckinney. I think they are creative and that there is vision behind them but they tend to be implemented in such a fashion that this vision is difficult to realize in actual play. Carcosa had a great premise and fantastic imagery behind it but its rules … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Isle of the Unknown (Lotfp); Creative but frustrating
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 least embedded in history and is therefore the easiest to convert to any … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Forgive Us (Lotfp); OSR WhF
Oh James Raggi. You had everyone going there for a second. The God that Crawls was nice, had some good ideas and was playable. Better then Any Man was a magnificently executed historical weird adventure. You were showing signs of improvement. Everyone was holding their breath. It was only a matter of time before your … More PrinceofNothingReviews: Fuck for Satan (Lotfp); A literal farce