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Ghost Review: The Nazi Occult

Ghost Review: The Nazi Occult Review by Christopher Bishop Written by Kenneth Hite Before I start into this review, I need to stress one important thing about this particular work.  It IS a work of fiction, mostly.  I really need to firmly establish this because the author does such a good job of taking historical events, that really did happen …

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Frog God Games Tome of Horrors Complete brings more terror to the tabletop

The Tome of Horrors Complete (S&W version) Review Okay, so I think just about everyone who plays the grand ole game has an affection for monster manuals.  I can think of several occasions in which I owned a monster manual before I owned the Game Masters guide.  We are used to historical depictions and environmental details being given as well as origins …

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Guest Review: Holmes Basic Blue Book Edition

Guest Writer: Patrick Bird Back to the Beginning: Care and Use of the Holmes Blue Book Rules Back when the role-playing world was in its first half dozen years, the first true mass market boxed set that neophyte adventurers could purchase in the late seventies was what is now called the Holmes edition.  With its brightly colored  box that showed …

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Guest Review: B1 In Search of the Unknown

Guest Writer: Patrick Bird Back to the Beginning: Care and Use of In Search of the Unknown In the original Holmes Box Set of D&D there were two products. The first was the Holmes Blue Book rules book, which gave 48 pages of information on how new players to the worlds of fantasy role-playing could create characters, outfit them, and …

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Montidots Limited: The Fenworthy Inheritance

The Fenworthy Inheritance Review An Adventure Written, Illustrated, and Edited by Simon Todd The Fenworthy Inheritance is a love letter to pulp era fiction.  More than that, it is also a fine example of the GORE rules in action and does more than a little to support that system.  For those unfamiliar, the GORE system, or Generic Old School Roleplaying Engine, is …

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Guest Review: The Citadel of Thunder

Guest Writer: Jason “Flynn” Kemp Arduin Dungeon #3: The Citadel of Thunder, by David Hargrave, is a dungeon adventure written for six to nine characters of 5th to 8th level. Originally published in 1979, this module is a prime example of what Old School adventures looked like. This is a review of the PDF version of this module, which appears …

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Guest Review: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Greyhawk Adventures

Guest Writer: Matthew Stephen Sunrich Since its creation forty years ago, the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game has been associated with more than two dozen different campaign settings. Though they share many similarities, these settings were developed to showcase specific aspects of fantasy, to prevent gameplay from becoming stale, and to offer players a variety of options. Some were based on …