Zine Spotlight: Vacant Ritual Assembly #6

Vacant Ritual Assembly #6 delivers flavorful and thematic content for Lamentations of the Flame Princess (LotFP). Or other OSR games. It is choke-full of grisly locations, adventures, encounters, and factions. And it comes with an interview that introduced me to another interesting old school game. You can buy the game for USD $5 as a […]

A Critical Look at Low Fantasy Gaming

What do you need to know? Low Fantasy Gaming (LFG) is a D&D variant which mixes old school principles with 5e feel. Subtitled “Low Magic. High Adventure”. It aims to offer a heroic and lightweight gaming experience. Combat should be dangerous and magic rare. Get the free 184 pages PDF here. Print copies are available […]

Friday Grab Bag: Dungeon Drawing, and more

Security Nothing RPG-related, but there was a huge security breach for sites using Cloudflare. For example, patreon and reddit could be affected. More info here. Change passwords and enable 2FA for important accounts. Dungeon Drawing Elementary Principles of Dungeon Drawing is a short article by David McGrogan worth your time: […] I don’t think I’ve […]

Fast Paced Action With USR Sword & Sorcery

USR Sword & Sorcery impresses with its minimalist nature. The 36-pages-book includes a complete game and an introductory adventure. No setting, though. Get the PDF for USD $1.95 or soft cover for USD $5.65 here (aff). (This is a reading review.) You can create a character within minutes with four attributes. Assign a d10, d8 […]

Friday Update: Colemak, OSR Swag and more

Writing I’m learning Colemak, an alternative keyboard layout. Full immersion, so typing is a lot slower than usual. Patience. Supposedly, Colemak is so much better than QWERTY. But we can debate about that. Thus, I just do it for fun and to train my brain. Upcoming Reviews I’m slowly hacking away at an article about […]