Why Hannah loves the AD&D 2E artwork

In this episode Hannah is talking about why she loves the old AD&D 2E artwork and found it inspirational during her first years as a roleplayer.

A Tale of Two TPKs

As requested by Joe Richter of the Hindsightless podcast, in this episode we’re discussing the recently “double” TPK we had in my short-lived ICRPG campaign set in Greater Lunden and the surrounding Havenlands.

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The Mantari

In this Friend or Foe Friday episode we’re cracking open the AD&D 1E Fiend Folio (as requested by Colin Green of the excellent Spikepit podcast) and choosing a random monster to discuss, for this episdoe we’ve rolled the Mantari.

Check out the Spikepit podcast here:

Coinage in Our Smoke & Snow Game

As some of you may be aware, I’m going to be starting an OSE game in the next month (session 0 scheduled for the week after next as of time of writing), the game is going to be loosely based on the Colonial America time period and set in a New World of sub-arctic temperatures (think Northern Canada). Amongst the various things I’ve been considering (rules for blackpowder firearms, hex-crawls, etc) I’ve also been thinking about coinage. I’d love to be able to have something a bit more flavourful in our game but don’t want it to make things too difficult for the players or to have to draw up new cost lists for things.

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Sequence of Play

In this episode we’re talking about the benefits of having a clearly defined sequence of play in your games, we’re referencing Old School Essentials by Necrotic Gnome.

If you want to check out Old School Essentials you can find their website here:

The basic rules for OSE are also available as a free PDF from DrivethruRPG:

Gunpowder in D&D

It’s Monday again and we’re talking gunpowder and primitive firearms in D&D, love them or hate them there’s a few things you need to consider when bringing them into your game:

If you want to pick up the free (no art) version of LOTFP you can find it here:

Firearm image from https://pixabay.com/vectors/antique-flintlock-gun-pistol-1297393/