[Review] Maze of the Blue Medusa Follow Up – A Comparison with Various Megadungeons

Given the responses, the buzz and the page views on my, admittedly flowery but ultimately well-founded criticisms of Maze of the Blue Medusa, I thought it might be worthwhile to do a follow up to elaborate on some of the points that were made or some of the points I did not quite cover. It … More [Review] Maze of the Blue Medusa Follow Up – A Comparison with Various Megadungeons

[Review] Halls of the Blood King (OSE); Welcome to the Machine

[Adventure]Halls of the Blood King (2021)Diogo Noguiera (Necrotic Gnome)Lvl 3 – 5 A new power is rising in the west. The promising Gavin Norman, of deserved Dolmenwood fame, has taken the OSR by storm with his slick, immaculately laid out B/X retroclone marketed to the young and this is the year of his Rising. People … More [Review] Halls of the Blood King (OSE); Welcome to the Machine

[Review] Veins of the Earth Pt. III (Lotfp); Descent

And so we reach the bottom. The most important part of Veins, besides the bestiary which communicates mood, is its random cavern generation system. This is arguably, where the true value of Veins should be found. There is an elaborate list of possible entrances that is well done. In the wake of a giant monster, … More [Review] Veins of the Earth Pt. III (Lotfp); Descent

[TENFOOTPOSR 2] Dungeon Magazine #37; Mud Sorceror’s Tomb

“You tell me: ‘Life is hard to bear.’ But if it were otherwise why should you have your pride in the morning and your resignation in the evening? Life is hard to bear: but do not pretend to be so tender! We are all of us pretty fine asses and asseses of burden!” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, … More [TENFOOTPOSR 2] Dungeon Magazine #37; Mud Sorceror’s Tomb

[Review] Midvinter (Lotfp); When is an adventure not an adventure?

[Adventure] Midvinter (2019) Kelvin Green (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) All Levels (But seriously, low levels is probably best) In the throes of mild fever, Prince shall cover the christmas miracle of Kelvin Green, author of mostly run-of-the-mill adventures. Middle-of-the-Road-MeGreen they call him in the saunas, museums and boutiques of Finland. Today proves a day … More [Review] Midvinter (Lotfp); When is an adventure not an adventure?

[Review] B10 Night’s Dark Terror (DnD Basic); A First Step Into A Larger World

[Adventure] B10 Night’s Dark Terror (1986) Jim Bambra, Graeme Morris & Phil Gallagher (TSR .Inc) Levels 2 – 4 Summary: Lord of the Rings + Beyond the Black River + Dwellers in the Mirage I am ready. I’ve felt a bit uneasy as of late, when rereading some of my older reviews. I, who knew … More [Review] B10 Night’s Dark Terror (DnD Basic); A First Step Into A Larger World

[Review] Barbarians of Orange Boiling Seas (Lotfp); Kowolski shits the Bed

[Adventure] Barbarians of Orange Boiling Seas (2019) Zzarchov Kowolski (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels ??? (1 – 3) Whelp, It had to happen sometime. Kowolski made a bad adventure. The last son of Raggi, the Golden Boy, the Man Who Can Do No Wrong, finally shit the bed. Happy 2020 kids. All your dreams … More [Review] Barbarians of Orange Boiling Seas (Lotfp); Kowolski shits the Bed