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!
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 »
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 »
For those of you who like your Giants in the Earth a bit leaner, here’s a younger Sindbad the Seaman. This version’s timed to possibly his second, but probably his third, voyage. Sindbad the Seaman-young01 If you really want to jazz him up you can give him a flying carpet or dancing scimitar or something…. Read more »
or, Happy Birthday Mister Moldvay! I’d like to see the interwebs celebrate the life of Tom Moldvay for his birthday upcoming on Monday, 5 November 2018. Let’s raise up a host of heroic Giants in the Earth! Tom Moldvay’s (and Lawrence Schick’s) Giants in the Earth is one of my favourite article series… 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 »
I recently realized something about the shenanigans of published RPG articles, modules and supplements that throws off my various 3d6-in-order, etc. converters for Mutants and Death Ray Guns and Song of Blades and Heroes. The characters in those RPG books were statted to be the class the writers wanted them to be for the story… Read more »
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 »