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What is the OSR (Old School Revival) and why you should care!

What exactly is the Old School Revival? Roleplaying games came into being during the mid-1970’s. While ideas and practices of Roleplaying existed some years before, It can truly be said that Gygax, Arneson, Barker, and others truly fleshed out the first formalized rules. Since that halcyon time, an explosion of games has spanned the test of time. Everything from Runequest, …

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Eric Bloat’s Zombie Hack RPG

Sometimes, a little At is all you need.  Back in the 80s, I ran the first zombie horror game I’d ever attempted. The genre wasn’t omnipresent at the time, the Romero films were mostly what we had available. I used the Chill RPG from Pacesetter as my base rules. We had fun. I never once imagined a day when there …

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Avremier From Here: A Series of Gems for a White Box

http://drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/12971/Mothshade-Concepts David A. Hill presents new worlds to conquer for fans of the original White Box edition of the game. Being a review of the first in David A. Hills “Avremier” series of supplements for Original Fantasy RPG.   The creation of fantasy worlds is a tradition among roleplaying enthusiasts as old as the hobby itself. Gygax, Arneson, Bledsaw, and …

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Learning to Hack with Hackmaster Ted

Ghengis Con 41 Hackmaster playthrough! I recently had the pleasure of attending Genghis Con 41, held in lovely Colorado every year on the third weekend of the month of February.  I will be writing up a short review of the convention, but there was one piece due to the previous Hackmaster articles that I felt deserved to be the subject …