Forbidden Lands: Spire of Quetzel Compendium Launches + Bundle Returns!

Today we’re delighted to announce the release of the Quetzel’s Spire Scenario Compendium, a brand new expansion of adventures for the acclaimed Forbidden Lands RPG. Forbidden Lands is a new take on classic fantasy roleplaying. In this open-world survival roleplaying game, you’re not heroes sent on missions dictated by others – instead, you are raiders and rogues bent on...

Guest Article: Signal Fire Studios – “In With The Old, In With The New”

“In With The Old, In With The New” By Jamie Chambers The following article discusses the 5th Edition adventure A Delve In The Cave (written for 1st level characters) that has less than a week left on a Kickstarter campaign as of this posting. Here you’ll get a peek inside my creative process when writing adventures. If you’re a Game Master interested running this adventure you will find some...

Game of Kings – Kickstarter

New Roleplaying game launches kickstarter Untitled promises “the most complete indie RPG starter kit on the market” Washington, DC, January 24, 2017– New Kickstarters are nothing new.  But, if you are passionate about roleplaying games, you’ll definitely want to slow down for this one. Untitled is a neat game in its own right, an old-school crunchy experience streamlined by modern narrative...

Kickstarter: The Ice Kingdoms August 1-30

An early edition campaign setting for the lovers of old school games, The Ice Kingdoms is designed to be usable in multiple retroclone systems, including For Gold & Glory, OSRIC, Labyrinth Lord, and more. According to its chief designer, CS Barnhart, Ice Kingdoms is “a game setting that is sort of Robert E. Howard Sword and Sorcery meets Vikings.” It’s an ambitious project,...

Seven at One Blow from Kabuki Kaiser

SEVEN AT ONE BLOW GOONIES IN A DUNGEON! A Grotesque Humor Primer for Epic Zero Roleplaying. A survival horror comedy plug and play hack compatible with everything OSR, that you can play right off the bat. SEVEN AT ONE BLOW is an OSR RPG hack in which the characters are always ordinary people cast into extraordinary situations. Because of this, the world is insanely cruel, and even the lowest monsters...

Ride the Beanstalk and Crawl into the Sprawling Halls of Castle Gargantua

Ride the beanstalk and crawl into the sprawling halls of Castle Gargantua. There awaits the most legendary of giants, giants the size of a tower, and the fiercest creatures known to man. Delve further than ever for the great doors of Castle Gargantua have swung open once again, and what lies ahead isn’t for the faint-hearted. The craziest, biggest dungeon ever published by the OSR. A campaign,...

The Sinister Stone of Sakkara for Adventurer Conqueror King System

Autarch has finally launched its next crowdfunding project on Kickstarter: The Sinister Stone of Sakkara. The Sinister Stone of Sakkara is a ready-to-play adventure scenario presented for use with the Adventurer Conqueror King System. The adventure will be available in both PDF and print formats. The scenario is intended for six to ten characters of 1st to 3rd level, with a combined total of 8-12 levels...

Olde House Rules has a New Release: Braunstein!

Role-playing began with the Braunstein games of the late 1960s.  These converted war-games emphasized personal interactions and setting over complex rules and excessive mechanics… Braunstein! is written in this style, being designed for historical adventure games in the 4th through 15th centuries, but expandable through the early 16th if so desired.  The judge need only choose a historical...

‘Valley of the Five Fires’ Wins 2014 Three Castles™ RPG Design Award

‘Valley of the Five Fires’ Wins 2014 Three Castles™ RPG Design Award Dallas, TX — June 9, 2014 – The North Texas RPG Convention honored RPG designer Richard J. LeBlanc, Jr. with the Three Castles™ RPG Design Award for his work on ‘Old School Adventures™ Module VA1: Valley of the Five Fires.’ ‘Valley of the Five Fires’ is a Mongol-inspired steppe setting...

Fear! Fire! Foes! from Olde House Rules

Fear! Fire! Foes! is a supplement to Pits & Perils.  It adds a wealth of original content to the game while preserving its old-school look and feel, not to mention simplicity… Pits & Perils II, Fear! Fire! Foes! has: Variant character classes, like the eastern monk and psychic savant.  Or become an elven fighter and combine magic with deadly combat maneuvers. New equipment, including...

Designer’s Diary: Sojourner Games – Sojourner’s Quest

Sojourner’s Quest Sojourner’s Quest is a complete role-playing game published by Sojourner Games. By Randall C. Ellis Learn more about Sojourner’s Quest here Purchase Sojourner’s Quest here Support the IndieGoGo campaign here Welcome to the latest Designer’s Diary, a column where designers are given the opportunity to take readers on an in-depth ride through the design...

Review: Autarch – Adventurer Conqueror King System

Adventurer Conqueror King System Adventurer Conqueror King System is a complete sword and sorcery, retro fantasy system written by Alexander Macris, Tavis Allison, and Greg Tito and published by Autarch. By Aaron T. Huss Adventurer Conqueror King System is a sword and sorcery-flavored system wrapped around old-school mechanics given a new life. It is many things all at the same time that can be...

Review: Digital Orc – The Blasphemous Brewery of Pilz! (Labyrinth Lord)

The Blasphemous Brewery of Pilz! The Blasphemous Brewery of Pilz! is a wilderness and dungeon adventure for the Labyrinth Lord fantasy system written by Dylan Hartwell and published by Digital Orc. By Cape Rust The Blasphemous Brewery of Pilz! is a wilderness and dungeon adventure for the Labyrinth Lord system suitable for characters from 3rd to 7th level. It is written as a standalone adventure,...

Designer’s Diary: Sacrosanct Games – Altus Adventum

Altus Adventum Altus Adventum is a complete role-playing game powered by a unique system and published by Sacrosanct Games. By Roderic Waibel Welcome to the twelfth Designer’s Diary, a regular column where designers are given the opportunity to take readers on an in-depth ride through the design and development process of their system, setting, or product. Designer’s Description Altus Adventum...

Review: Rogue Games – The Cursed Chateau

Product Name: The Cursed Chateau Publisher: Rogue Games Author: James Maliszewski System: Setting: Series: Theme: Retro Fantasy, Horror Type: Adventure Link: http://themysticalthrone.com/?p=16433 The Cursed Chateau is a horror-infused, retro fantasy, location-based adventure module designed to be compatible with any old-school class-and-level system. It is designed for 4 – 8 characters of 4th...