CSI Midderlands: Session 7

In the seventh session of our CSI Midderlands game the heroes explore the Upper Middergloom, encountering the restless dead, primitive beasts and potential allies in the darkness below Lunden. The edited version is available on Youtube: Please note: Apologies that the video says Session 6 on it during the opening crawl (I use a template […]

RDD Podcast: I know arse-all about Arneson

But how easy is it to find out more using just the internet? In this episode of the podcast Hannah and I take a tongue-in-cheek, irreverent look at how easy it is to find information on Dave Arneson and whether or not he was truly erased from the annals of history as some seem to […]

RDD Podcast: Landscape Format RPG Books

In this episode I have a bit of a grumble about landscape format RPG books. Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence. The art used in this post is Evening Landscape from Public Domain Pictures dot net, by Larisa Koshkina, used under CC0 Public Domain licence.

CSI Midderlands: Session 6

In the sixth session of the Midderlands campaign, our heroes return to the sewers under Bishopsgate still seeking the lost of love of their comrade Lt. Richard Uffington.

Campaign Kludge: Upper Middergloom Factions

As mentioned in my last post, I’m going to be talking about factions in the Middergloom in my game. Now, I don’t mean factions in terms of game mechanics (such as those used in Kevin Crawford’s Stars Without Number), although I may bring in some sort of mechanic for this at some point in the […]

Campaign Kludge: Underworld Monsters

As discussed in my first Campaign Kludge post I’m trying to weld several of my favourite OSR properties together with the emerald-hued core of the Midderlands by Monkeyblood Design. At the moment I’m focusing on the Middergloom (effectively the Midderland’s green-coloured version of the Underdark) since that’s where the PCs are in my game. In […]

RDD Podcast: Potions

In this bonus episode of the podcast I answer Jason’s voicemail and chat a bit more about magic items, specifically potions: Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence.