Tag Archives | old-school

Confessions of an Evil GM: Sandbox vs. Railroading

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When I started playing RPGs, railroading was the only way ahead. Then something called a sandbox came along. I initially thought, “isn’t that where children play and cats do their business?” That’s only partly accurate; sandbox design is a way of making the campaign world more alive. More alive? I just wanted to kill things […]

Song of the Beast-Gods

Hej everybody,   today I’ll take a look at the second release by Xoth Publishing, ¬† Song of the Beast-Gods   This adventure is 28 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2 pages SRD and 1 page advertisement, leaving 23 pages of content for the latest adventure by Morten Braten, the mastermind […]

C2: Goblin Cave

Hej everybody,   today I’ll take a look at AaW’s second classic play module,   C2 -Goblin Cave¬† ¬† This module is 28 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving 25 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This being an adventure-module, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential […]

C1: Alagoran’s Gem

I’m going to take a look at Adventureaweek.com’s first module in their Classic-Play-Series, which is¬†wholly¬†devoted to old-school gaming, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Alagoran’s Gem   This module is 48 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC (& recommended reading for those not familiar with old-school style […]

Northlands Saga I – III

  You might know that I’m a sucker for all things Scandinavian and that vikings have a special place in my heart from my involvement in Open Design’s Northlands. I’m happy to introduce you to 3 nice modules today that take place in the frozen North, Frog God Games’   Northlands Saga I – Vengeance […]

Rappan Athuk

  Today is a grand day for a reviewer like yours truly since I’m going to take a look at Frog God Games’ new iteration of the granddaddy of all dungeons,   RAPPAN ATHUK ¬† This pdf is 676 pages long, 1 page editorial, 2 pages ToC, 10 pages of thanks for kickstarter backers, 4 […]