Band of Blades

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.

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Eldritch Tales Feat System

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.

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Mephits

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.

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