[Review] The Complete Barrowmaze (LL) Pt. I; Shell

[Megadungeon]The Complete Barrowmaze (2014)Greg Gilespie (self-published)Lvl 1+ The megadungeondelve continues. In the dawn of the OSR, before the 48.756, the rising of King James and the ruin of the Invoked Molestation, there were in OSRland Greate Megadungeons Four. One of them was the incomparable Stonehell, ten layers deep. One other was the Powerful Anomalous Subsurface … More [Review] The Complete Barrowmaze (LL) Pt. I; Shell

[Review] The Saint of Bruckstadt (Lotfp 3PP); Old Powers

[Adventure]The Saint of Bruckstadt (2021)Markus Schauta (Gazer Press)Lvl 1 Disclaimer: Sponsored Content There is still power in Lotfp. It’s star, once bright and fierce, has dimmed in this evil age. But there is still a lingering heat in its embers, and with time perhaps it can be rekindled into a blazing star once again. The … More [Review] The Saint of Bruckstadt (Lotfp 3PP); Old Powers

[Review] Strabonus (C&C 3PP); Monument to the Ancients

[Adventure]Strabonus (2004)Gabor Lux (self-published)Lvl 6 – 9 A while back, I posed a challenge to any would-be module cobblers, to resist the lure of the artpunk and come up with all manner of bizarre concepts and weird non-sensical creatures, to instead strive to master the conventional forms of D&D first, and strive to innovate when … More [Review] Strabonus (C&C 3PP); Monument to the Ancients

[Review] White Dwarf 24: The Lair of Maldred the Mighty (AD&D); Prize-winningly Garbage

[Adventure]The Lair of Maldred the Mighty (1981)Mark Byng (White Dwarf 24)For moderately high level (???) The winner of many a contest and included in the White Dwarf Best Of compilation, the dreaded phrase ‘for moderately high levels’ should have clued me in that this was going to be a stinker. And its not the usual … More [Review] White Dwarf 24: The Lair of Maldred the Mighty (AD&D); Prize-winningly Garbage

[Review] White Dwarf 20/21 (AD&D); Just another day at the mill…

[Adventure]Grakt’s Crag (1980)Will Stephenson (White Dwarf 20)Lvl 3 The delve into White Dwarf, praying for another Halls of Tizun Thane, continues. With some adventures it feels like just another day at the office. Grakt’s crag is a 3 page tomb that never reaches the level of bad but isn’t particularly good or memorable either. There … More [Review] White Dwarf 20/21 (AD&D); Just another day at the mill…

[Review] The Grinding Gear (Lotfp); Something Something Something Complete…

[Adventure] The Grinding Gear (2009) James Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Levels 1 – 4 I’m reading something long so in the meantime I figured I could go back and cover one particular module that I’ve since changed my mind on. The Grinding Gear by James Raggi fascinated me in my rediscovery of … More [Review] The Grinding Gear (Lotfp); Something Something Something Complete…

[Review] Winter’s Daughter (B/X); Lirazel Remembers the Fields We Know

[Adventure] The King of Elfland’s Daughter (2018) Gavin Norman (Necrotic Gnome) Lvl 1 – 3 Finally. Finally someone gets it. Rather then divorcing DnD further from its fundamental components by the introduction of random noise, someone has gone back to the wellspring of fantasy and tapped from it deeply. Spencer, Dunstany, and beyond even that, … More [Review] Winter’s Daughter (B/X); Lirazel Remembers the Fields We Know

[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

[Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (AD&D); Where mettle falters the butt doth suffer persecution

[Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (1978, Green Cover) Gary Gygax (TSR) Level 10 – 14 In the far reaches of the world, under a lost and lonely hill, lies the sinister TOMB OF HORRORS. This labyrinthine crypt is filled with terrible traps, strange and ferocious monsters, rich and magical treasures and somewhere within lies the evil … More [Adventure] Tomb of Horrors (AD&D); Where mettle falters the butt doth suffer persecution