Friday Grab Bag: Scarlet Wake, Empires of Aranna, Game Design, Etc.

Bookkeeping Notes: I may get commissions made through some links in this post. Music David Schirduan shares resources for Awesome Free Music on the Internet. Billy Dolan created more RPG Tracks. They are free (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License). And here is Some Free Music for Your SciFi/Cyberpunk/Retrofuture RPGs. The album is also available […]

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 […]

Friday Grab Bag: Zines, Free RPG Day

Bookkeeping Notes: I get commissions for purchases made through some links in this post. Zines A list of available old school zines. Some free, some paid. And you can get the latest issue of Codex, the Gauntlet’s monthly RPG fanzine for free. It has a Dungeon World starter, a story game of Celtic Myth, 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 […]

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 […]