Erik Johnson

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Dark Sun Conversion for Lamentations or Other Retro-Clones

I'm running some Dark Sun games soon. I'm not well-versed in 2e and didn't want to devote a lot to it, so I figured I'd just run it with …

Recommended OSR Books

This list only includes things I consider to be of very good quality. I subscribe to Melan's "Aid, Not Replacement" perspective. Usefulness is the …

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Who Plays Tabletop RPGs?

Celebrities Who Have Played D&D and Other Tabletop RPGs<p>When <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> burst out of gaming circles and into mainstream popular culture in the …

Board Games

Savaging ICRPG (plus The Eidolon of Moloch adventure)

I have to say that I really love the intuitiveness and simplicity of ICRPG! These days I rarely get together with a regular group of adult gamers. …

Board Games

4th Edition D&D: The Cocktail Weenie Approach

I love 4th Edition Dungeons and Dragons. I mean the <i>real</i> 4e D&D, too. Not that 4e revamp that just wrote powers down in a list for the most anal of …

This Year-Old RPG About Thieves Is Already Hugely Influential – Blades In The Dark

<i>Love RPGs? So do we! Join us on Twitch and Alpha where we play (and teach you to play) all kinds of RPGs on stream for you to enjoy!</i><p><i>Blades in the …

Random Name Generator

'Dungeons Dragons' to Announce New Settings for Fifth Edition Later This Year

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> plans to announce several additional publications in 2018 which will add new campaign settings for players outside of the …

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Whispers of the Storm

A Tabletop RPG of Rats in an Age of Beasts

Voice Acting: How to Change Your Voice

As part of how I GM, I like to change my voice for more interesting NPCs. Whilst minor NPCs will simply get their actions and questions shown, if I …

On Gygax Design II

Let's look at the background section of the adventures<i> B2: Keep on the Borderlands</i>,<i></i> and <i>Return to the Keep on the Borderlands</i>. Part I of this article …

Eigengrau's Essential Establishment Generator

<<set $chemist to setup.createNPC({dndclass: either("wizard", "wizard", "druid", "druid", "cleric", "warlock"), background: either("sage", "sage", …

An Incredibly Detailed Map Of Medieval Trade Routes

<i>Map created by reddit user martinjanmansson</i>. Click to zoom in.<p>The map above is probably the most detailed map of Medieval Trade Routes in Europe, …

Ancient History

Improving 5e DnD Spells with Scrap Princess: Old School Academy Ep. 9

My weather table (based on Delta's d6 table).

Maximum Road. A 5e/Atomic Highway PostApoc Mashup RPG

Mallory:<i>...it was a BOLD MOVE, I think</i><p><i>at what could have easily been the end of the movie</i><p><i>for Tom Hardy to stop and say</i><p><i>“hey, hey. wait a second”</i><p><i>“what</i> …

The Fourth Page - City

Hi folks! I'm back once again with my fourth abstract random generator: <b>City</b>. Fantasy towns and cities are places of both respite and adventure, and …

OSR: the Veinscrawl

<i>Veins of the Earth</i> is an amazing book. <br>I've attempted to unpack some of the astonishingly dense content into a more digestible and immediately …

25 Wizard Tower Adventure Seeds

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Robb<p>We’re back with more Adventure Seeds, and today we take a trip to the wizard’s tower outside of town! I wanted to …

Basic Fantasy Crash Course

Eldritch Wizardry

<i>Eldritch Wizardry</i> is a supplementary rulebook by Gary Gygax and Brian Blume, written for the original edition of the <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> (<i>D&D</i>) fantasy …

Original Edition Role Playing Appreciation Day 2018 Contribution Index - Sales! Blog Posts! Product Releases! Podcasts!

<b>Happy OERAD!</b> Today we celebrate the game that introduced the world to role playing games. Today we celebrate Original Dungeons & Dragons (first …

The Only Fantasy World Map...

Remember the Rosetta mission? This is what it looks like to BE ON A COMET!! In flipping space!!