In this episode we’re delving into the idea of sentient swords and other items as featured in Old-school Essentials.Continue reading “Sentient Swords”
Well, it’s taken me a while but I’ve finally got round to uploading the last few videos for Johannes Paavola’s excellent Band of Blades game that I was lucky enough to play in. The military fantasy epic, where a battered and bruised Legion attempts to fight their way from a disastrous battle where they were crushed by the forces of the Cinder King, to make a last stand at the distant fortress of Skydagger Keep was hugely enjoyable and really made the most of the Forged in the Dark adaption of the PBTA rules.Continue reading “Band of Blades”
Wriggling out of their graves eager to spread death and despair the Sons of Kyuss are a particularly unpleasant, infectious type of undead.Continue reading “The Sons of Kyuss”
In this episode we discuss another monster from the classic Fiend Folio, this time it’s the turn of the relentlessly obsessive Skeleton Warrior.Continue reading “Skeleton Warriors”
In this episode we discuss how you can use that most powerful of all magics, wishes, in your D&D game.Continue reading “Wishes”
In this episode we’re delving into the Needleman from the 1E AD&D Fiend Folio, looking at how it’s changed over the years and discussing some ways you could use it in your game.Continue reading “Needleman”
I had the good fortune to play in a session of Eldritch Tales (a White Box game of Lovecraftian Horror) run by the author Joe Salvador, organised by Colin Green of the Spikepit podcast and featuring a number of OSR Anchorite luminaries; whilst playing it I was reminded how much I enjoyed the feat system in the game and started to think that it could very easily be imported into other old-school D&D style games.Continue reading “Eldritch Tales Feat System”
In this Friend or Foe Friday episode we’re continuing our exploration of monsters originating in the 1E AD&D Fiend Folio, comparing and contrasting Mephits from various editions and talking about potential ways you could use them in your games.Continue reading “Mephits”
I’ve made the decision to put the recent 2-page spreads I’ve made on my DrivethruRPG publisher account, accessible at the link below:
I’ve set them up with a suggested price of £0.50, but they’re pay want you want, you’re more than welcome to grab them for free, but if you fancy throwing me a few pennies, you can do so using DrivethruRPG.
The three I have done so far will still be available on the blog, however any future booklets I create will be put on DrivethruRPG and linked in the blog.
I backed the Old School Essentials Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter by Necrotic Gnome and Exalted Funeral, Gavin Norman the author was kind enough to send pre-release PDFs to the people who back the Kickstarter. In this episode I’m looking through the second of the two compiled rules tomes available on the Kickstarter.Continue reading “Looking through the pre-release PDF of the OSE Advanced Fantasy Referee’s Tome”