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 […]

What’s up in Gaming? February Edition

Reading Ben Milton’s recommended reading list for old school gaming is worth a look. It’s choke full of interesting articles. I’m also digging through Low Fantasy Gaming, a free D20 old school game. It leaves the first impression of being a gentle bridge between 5e and old school Sword & Sorcery. More to come. You […]

Warning: What I am up To

Stuff That Might See a Review Macchiato Monsters Zero by Eric Nieudan: an OSR-3rd-generation-style mix of The Black Hack (TBH) and Whitehack Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells (aff, PWYW): Sword & Sorcery with TBH and Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) Hubris by Mike Evans (aff): a weird fucked-up fantasy world for DCC – I’m mostly interested […]

Vacant Ritual Assembly #2 (OSR Zine)

What do you need to know? Vacant Ritual Assembly is a fairly new OSR fanzine by Red Moon Medicine Show. Aesthetically, it takes inspiration from Lamentations of the Flame Princess (LotFP), so it tends towards the weird/gothic/horror tone. The first issue was a pleasant surprise for me as it was choke-full with interesting material. You […]

The Stronghold #1 (Mini-Review)

The Stronghold is a new fanzine by Boric Glanduum. It is a print-only zine which you can buy for USD $5.00 – 6.00, depending on your location. It is named after the author’s blog. While the content is old school in spirit the stat blocks are mostly given for 3.X. Delivery was pretty fast considering […]