Zine Spotlight: Wormskin Issue 2 to 5

Bookkeeping Notes: I get commissions for purchases made through some links in this post. It is Chrismas in July Sale – you can get each issue cheaper than ever! The first issue of Wormskin was a fabulous read. Let’s look at issue 2 to 5. (Issue 6 is out but I’m waiting for the physical […]

A Look at Codex Neon (Zine)

What Is Codex? Codex is a monthly zine of The Gauntlet, a RPG community. They make podcasts for Dungeon World, Apocalypse World, narrative games and Actual Plays. Get a FREE issue of the Codex zine: Issue 9 Codex Madness. The rest is available via patreon subscription. USD $4+ per month. Back issues will be available […]

[Let’s Read] Macchiato Monsters ZERO – Intro

Bookkeeping Notes: I get commissions for purchases made through some links in this post. This is a Let’s Read series in the vein of [Let’s Read] The Nightmares Underneath. We’ll be looking at Macchiato Monsters ZERO (MMZ): Macchiato Monsters is a rules-light, old school, slightly collaborative roleplaying game. I designed it for adventure, exploration and […]

Session Zero Issue 1 – Dungeon World Zine Review

Please note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. What Do You Need to Know? Session Zero by Brian Holland is a new fanzine for Dungeon World. It is Pay What You Want. Session Zero serves as a starting point for your campaign. The zine is about world-building and adventure creation. […]

Zine Spotlight: Wormskin Issue 1

What Do You Need to Know? Wormskin presents a mythic forest setting in the form of a OSR zine. It offers a dreamlike, occasionally nightmarish Celtic tone with fairy influences. It is written by Gavin Norman and Greg Gorgonmilk. You can buy the 42-pages-PDF (USD $3.99) or PDF + print (USD $6.99) HERE (aff). Wander […]

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 […]