A while ago I had the idea that there are now enough book-, blog-, pdf- and zine-published lists of spells for The Game that it’s easy to think of each as its own School of Magic separate and distinct. And now that Lamentations has published both Vaginas Are Magic and Eldritch Cock — with their… Read more »
I was recently at the National Gallery in London and saw these two paintings of Saint George and the Dragon. Unfortunately I didn’t record when or by whom they were done. But check it out, they can be arranged in sequence. ACT I, The Charge: ACT II, Lance In, Sword Out: In addition to depicting… Read more »
Finally watched them together. It was good, not great. Cool, but not epic.
Last year I made it to number 11 in the final round of Tenkar’s Tavern’s OSR Superstar Competition. That being a thing long over-and-done I thought I’d release my entries into the wild. So, here. Its_Quiet01 Its_Quiet_map_hires01 But wait, there’s more. I also wrote this: Its_Quiet_bonus_Cacofonix01
Thoughts on Lewisian, Vancian, etc. time distortion in alternate planes and pocket universes, version 1.5: Roll a d7: 1 = a second; 2 = a minute; 3 = an hour; 4 = a day; 5 = a week; 6 = a month; 7 = a year. here (i.e., the mythic underworld, faerie holt, etc.) is… Read more »
Among cults or races of synesthesiacs roll a d5 twice (shift the second roll up one if your result is doubles; 5 goes round to 1): 1 = Sight; 2 = Smell; 3 = Sound; 4 = Taste; or 5 = Touch. … is perceived as … 1 = Sight; 2 = Smell; 3 =… Read more »
Dr. Steve Broo’l says, … “Breestmen!” Reaper Bones (here, here and here).
House-rule Dump! Here’s my first run at how I’m going to treat armour and such: EPT_armour_shields_weapons01 I’ll be granting players the option of giving their characters either the rules-as-written version of Constitution bonuses/penalties or this version by Glenn Rahman, from Dragon 31 (no back and forth though; you’re either an ox or an ocelot: choose):… Read more »
If you’re gonna have one … … you gotta have the other.
I’m adapting a Level Advancement campaign system for Otherworld Skirmish from the 7TV Summer Special‘s Ratings War chapter. It’s actually pretty straight forward and the Otherworld rules as they already stand allow for a few ways to approach it. One can start with a traditional adventuring party faction of already-classed 1st Level human and demi-human… Read more »