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A blog about sewing machine repairs,but mainly my hobbies which include old school role playing games, science fiction,films, horror, and general geekery. Sit down and stay a spell. Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.comBlogger6347125
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OSR Review & Commentary On Modern War: China Sea campaign by Paul Elliot From Zozer Games For the Modern War Rpg or Your Old School 2d6 rpg 's

Sun, 12/26/2021 - 06:35
 "War erupts across the South China Sea! Taiwan is being invaded by the People’s Liberation Army and Western navies struggle to contain the influence of a militaristic China in the South China Sea. Vietnam, a Western ally, is also invaded by China, and the Philippine Insurgency gets a boost from Chinese special force advisors. Face down modernized, well-trained PLA forces! China Sea War is a Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Chaosium's Thieves World or Not?! Thieves World & The Hyperborea rpg Campaign Update

Sat, 12/25/2021 - 20:00
 Merry Christmas everyone & happy holidays to my readers. So early this week backers of the Hyperborea rpg got copies of the Hyperborea rpg formerly the Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea rpg. But DM Steve brought up an important point from last year's AS&SH games and that was visiting Sancuatary from the Chaosium Thieves World campaign box set. If you are not familar with the box Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Slay Ride - A High Level Holiday Adventure Encounter For The AS&SH Hyperborea Rpg

Sat, 12/25/2021 - 03:08
" At the outer edges of Hyperborea on small isle not more then one mile long the cold seas lap at the shores of a ruined tower. The tower alights with unholy sorcerous light and the baying of hounds can be heard ringing across the sea. Suddenly the skies fill with the figures of dead gods & strange riders as well as Hell hounds! The clouds ar split by lightning and thunders as the clash of hoof Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Frosty Overlords For Neon Lords of the Toxic Wastelands Or Your Old School Science Fantasy Games

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 16:51
 Hailing from the plane of Ice these semi elemental alien life forms hate the softies and have taken on the mantle of mankind's former seasonal mascots for the irony. Their true form is a cloud of ice & roaring snow but upon this plane it will not hold together. Every year around December they descend from their icy world colonies where they often use local space craft to invade planets. On Neo Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Review & Commentary on The Violation of Truth: 2D6 Adventure in a World of Spies and Secrets rpg by Michael Brown

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 07:02
" “Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.” ― Ralph Waldo EmersonAs long as there have been people, there have been secrets. And as long as there have been secrets, there have been those whose mission is to discover those secrets. Espionage is the practice of gaining information without the consent — or preferably knowledgeNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Dragons On the Fringes of Space - More Hostile Rpg Commentary

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 23:09
“The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age. ”― H.P. Lovecraft So we've been pitcing aroundNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Hostile Rpg Commentary - Exploring In The Gardens of the Dead

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 07:31
 While some of the stuff for the Hyperborea rpg is shelfed for a day or so with the holiday we've been discussing among ourselves the revamped Hostile rpg and the New England Boi's campaign. And the fact is that any issues with Xeno life forms is going to be super rare. And this goes hand in hand with the explaination of the Fermi paradox in our own universe. If we look at the Fermi paradox & theNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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The Great Print Job of 2021 - Hyperborea Rpg By Northwind Adventures & Campaigns Fly Through

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 17:49
 So we've got the local print shop dealing with printing out the Hyperborea Rpg by Jeffrey Talanian pdf. The books are not going to drop until April. But the players don't want to wait that long. Hyperborea Rpg By Northwind Adventures pdf landed a couple of days ago & we've had a bit of time these days to get OSR & Appendix N resources ready to go. The idea here is to possibly have one or two Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Mike Stewart's Victorious Rpg Mini Campaign - 'The Twelve Days of Saturnalia'! Session Update

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 21:07
 My wife & her friends are Steampunk fans & they've been bugging me to run a 12 days of Saturnalia holiday themed game mini campaign using Mike Stewart's Victorious Rpg! A cult has unleashed the dark side of the holidays & now 12 days of terror is upon London town. Ghosts & spirits associated with Christmas have manifest from the public's imagination & subconscious fears And they keep growing as Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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1d20 Random Table Of The Contents The Mystery Betamax Tapes of Neon Traxx For The Neon Warlords of the Toxic Wastelands Rpg

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 17:29
 Since the brutal Purple Spandex Wars of Neon Traxx, there are urban legends of a mysterious BetaMax tape that has been floating around the wastelands for years. And everyone has a different story about what this tape contains.And with each telling of the story the legend grows surrounding this tape. The Betamax tape itself gives off a strange aura of magick & mystery about it. A any magician Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Review & Commentary On Operation Gemini by Michael Brown For The Violation of Truth: 2D6 Adventure in a World of Spies and Secrets Rpg Or Your Old School 2D6 World of Super Spies Rpg Campaign

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 07:10
 " When the capital of a hostile country is bombed by its wartime opponent, the situation presents a golden opportunity for the Agents’ government to modify the attitudes of a brutal dictatorship. The plan is simple: replace the country’s leader — believed buried in the rubble of his parliament building — with a double ready to steer the enemy government in a more productive direction. But the Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Review & Commentary On The Hostile Rpg rules pdf By Paul Elliot From Zozer Games For The Hostile rpg & setting or Cepheus Engine rpg or Your Old School 2d6 Science Fiction Rpg's

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 03:29
"Welcome to the gritty, retro-future universe of HOSTILE which now expands with its own, dedicated rulebook. Based on the Cepheus Engine, these Rules add in the realistic combat rules from Zozer Games’ popular Modern War game, as well as setting-specific rules from some of the eighteen HOSTILE supplements. When combined with its companion book, the HOSTILE Setting, you will have a complete, Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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The Coming of The Age of the Blood Imperator - Jason Vey's Rise of the Red God & WG4 The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun by Gary Gygax

Sun, 12/19/2021 - 22:52
 This blog post picks up from this blog post here, & it goes with the idea that the events of the  Amazing Adventures Day of the Worm is old history. The  ancient Heart of Yhtill has been found and its being examined by top men. But the fact that during pre World War two the heart was found & its been calling out to into the multiverse to the dead gods. And its this call that is answered by Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Aftermath & Fallout from The 'Day of the Worm' & I1 Dwellers of the Forbidden City by David Cook from 1981 Amazing Adventures ! Rpg Campaign Update

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 18:12
 This blog post is going to pick up from this blog post here. What happens to  the ancient Heart of Yhtill after the events of  Amazing Adventures Day of the Worm which are history in our 1980's Pulp game. This adventure is tied into the Amazing Adventures! rpg beginning adventure Heart of Yhtill. This artifact may have slipped into the hands of 'top men' of the US government. But this still Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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1d10 Random Encounter Chart of Peusdo Thugg Assassin Cults Table For Neon Lords of the Toxic Wastelands Rpg Or Your OSR Post Apocalpytic Campaign

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 18:52
 Out in the desert wastelands & toxic waste dumps of Neo Traxx dimensional raiding cults of peusdo Thugg assassin cults  set up lures for adventurers & travelers especially around the month of  December. They are led by a charismatic bardic messiah figure named George. Pre Ancients swear that this figure is none other then an alternative Earth George Michaels. This messiahic serves some ancient Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Monsters Make The Campaign - 'A Groats-worth of Grotesques' by G. Edward Patterson III From The Skull as a Complete Gentleman Co OSR Commentary

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 05:13
 For the last couple of months ever since I reviewed A Groats-worth of Grotesques, what the Hell does one do with an alternative OSR Monster Manual?! The thing is that one doesn't feel that one's doing the A Groats-worth of Grotesques by G. Edward Patterson III any justice at my table top.  A Groats-worth of Grotesques has the feel of a real midevil beastry gathered from mages, wizards, Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & Commentary On The Clement Sector Core Setting Book For Cepheus Engine & Old School 2d6 Science Fiction rpg's

Tue, 12/14/2021 - 17:51
 John Watt's just sent me the Clement Sector third edition book & its huge as in six hundred & seventy five pages huge of material. And so let's dive right into the back end of the Clement Sector Third Edition. Clement Sector just got a huge upgrade & its a beast of a pdf at six hundred & seventy five pages of extended Clement Sector goodness but why?! According to John Watt's info dump its more Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & Commentary On The Free issue #009 of the Cepheus Journal For the Cepheus Engine Rpg & 2d6 Family of Rpg's

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 20:30
Here comes  the free  issue #009 of the Cepheus Journal For the Cepheus Engine Rpg family of games. The Cepheus Engine rpg community is incredibly energetic to say the least about producing rpg content & the latest issue of this venerable downloadable magazine isn't an exception to this fan legacy. Right off the bat we get a fantastic Ian Stead cover & then dive into Ewan Spence's 2 RAR for Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Review & Commentary On 'The Blackapple Brugh' by By Kyle Hettinger & Vasily Ermolaev For Basic Fantasy rpg & Your Old School Campaigns

Sun, 12/12/2021 - 19:52
 "Blackapple is a small, remote village on the edge of a great wood. Nearby lies the Brugh ("broo"), an earthen mound wherein is confined a cruel elf lord who once ruled the people of the village. He cannot leave the brugh, but is he truly no longer a threat?This adventure provides low level PCs with a good "base" town, a hub for adventures great and small. This book describes several encounters Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Nest of Vipers - The free adventure 'The Menace of the Serpent God' by Jason Vey & TM4 Legacy of the Forbidden City by Bill Barsh

Sun, 12/12/2021 - 07:04
" More than 50 years ago a band of daring adventurers found and explored the mythical Forbidden City.The group defeated many dangers within the ancient ruin including an evil and powerful race of snake-men.For several years thereafter, other expeditions ventured into the dark jungle to unlock hidden mysteries and treasures with the new-found city. But little more was found and the snake-men had Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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