Here’s that Book Golem I mentioned a while back, plus a Swarm of Books. Book Golem and Swarm of Books They’re statted for Swords & Wizardry. Read Aventyr Bestiary and Pact of the Tome to get a better feel for them. Oh, and, Pact of the Tome looks like a zombie blog so you might… Read more »
[This one’s for Darren.] A number of years ago I found this fig online. And immediately bought one. You can find him over at Black Cat Bases. (The bookcase is old HeroClix, from their Indoor Adventure Kit.) After some play he went to languish in the back of my cabinet for, well, years. Then about… Read more »
I just watched Secrets of Blackmoor: It’s really good. Those guys remind me of when I first joined Trumpeter as a kid all those decades ago. This doc makes a nice complement to Rob Kuntz’s book Dave Arneson’s True Genius. I hope they do make Part 2.
Well it’s the 5th of Moldvember again. So here’s to you Major Tom! And while I haven’t written him up I am finally reading the Niall of the Far Travels stories by Gardner F. Fox so I can add him to my Giants in the Earth roster. Baby steps.
It’s what’s for dinner! Reaper Bones V Fantasy Dinos Can’t wait!
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Imagine if D&D were created not by but by and you end up with Even though the inhabitants of the swamp have seen off they still have to contend with It’s really good, in a Dark of Hot Springs Island and Frostbitten and Mutilated sort of way. And I think the intended feel is more… Read more »
I’ve made some headway in my ongoing mission to get into a Spaceport Bar Brawl. But first, let’s talk about the fantasy fights I’ve found. White Dwarf — bless ’em — have been particularly keen. They published four from Feb ’79 to July ’98. First, naturally, we have First Age D&D: Print the above brawl’s… Read more »
Today is November 5th. It’s Tom Moldvay‘s birthday. He’d have turned 70. Sadly we lost him when he was only 58. That’s him there, seated in the middle. [I was directed to this pic by my friend James Maliszewski (of Grognardia, Dwimmermount and The Excellent Travelling Volume).] Note the moustache. I’m celebrating mister Moldvay’s birthday… Read more »