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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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Dwellers Within Other Realities - Further Thoughts On Original Dungeons & Dragons's Gods, Demigods, & Heroes By Kuntz & Ward

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 18:42
Reading deeply into original Dungeons & Dragons's Gods, Demigods, & Heroes last night had me diving deeper into Robert E. Howard's Conan material. There's a rather nasty god level threat within those pages. And of course I'm not speaking about Cthulhu here. Let's dive in deeper here.  Within  Original Dungeons & Dragons's Gods, Demigods, & Heroes there is the original Robert E. Howard's Conan &  Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Matters Of The Demonic - OD&D Supplement III: Eldritch Wizardry & The Empire of The Petal Throne Rpg

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 04:37
Tonight we've been cracking OD&D Supplement III: Eldritch Wizardry's spine tonight where demons were first introduced in original Dungeons & Dragons. Demons are foes are nothing to add into even a high level campaign lightly. Demons are the counter point to Law in original Dungeons & Dragons & here's the high point in OD&D Supplement III: Eldritch Wizardry; " DEMONS: Each type of demon, as well Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Updated Dragon's Foot OSR Free Adventure - LG1: Terror in the Forest of Gizzick By Claude M. LeBrun For Your Old School Campaigns

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 22:24
 GRAB IT RIGHT HEREGood evening kids, your uncle Eric is back with another bit of commentary this time we go back to Dragon's foot for a free adventure download with lots of potential. I'm speaking of LG1: Terror in the Forest of Gizzick By Claude M. LeBrun. This is a free fifteen page AD&D 1st edition style adventure that takes full advantage of its PC levels right out of the gate. There is an Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Hulks & Horrors Redux - Some Thoughts on Space Dungeons - Adventurer, Conqueror, King's Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu (BCK), Colonial Troopers, & Colonial Troopers Knight Hawks

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 20:23
 So  last night after getting back from our Neon Lords of the Wastelands game we had after the game talked about space dungeons & the guys mentioned the Hulks & Horrors rpg. And why I'm I bringing this game up yet again?! Well because of the fact that it has some of the best OSR tools for creating massive space dungeons & hazards randomly.  H&H is  all about 'Dungeon Crawling or more Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Crusade of the Sand Bros - Neon Lord of the Toxic Wastelands Combined With Venger Satanis's Cha'alt - Session Report #4

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 23:13
 The events on Cha'alt have kicked things into high gear as the galactic federation have gotten wind of the PC's capturing a Elysium sand harvester last game. They making off with the contents! This has gotten back to the owners of the sand harvester! And they want the party's heads on pikes! Meanwhile the party is back in the city of A'agrybah trying to get a handle on the 'cosmic coke ninja' Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Dust Up In The Cloud Giants Market - - ACK's Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu & Colonial Troopers Knight Hawks rpg - Session report Two

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 18:41
 There's something about the Terran Empire in Adventurer.Conqueror, King's  Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu™ (BCK). The more I read the less I like them, why?! Because the Terran Empire are lying interlopers  from another plane of existence & they're fleeing something nasty. But the Terrans are there to explore, exploit, & connive the Hell out of the players PC's.  The Terran Fleet is something Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & OSR Commentary On 'Artificial: Robots in Clement Sector' By Michael Johnson For The Clement Sector(Cepheus Engine rpg) or Old School 2d6 Science Fiction RPG's

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 02:11
 "Designed to excel!Robots are a common sight in Clement Sector.  They are often seen taking on not only the jobs that humans, altrants, and uplifts cannot do but also the jobs where biological lifeforms are unwanted.  Often seen as tools and machines rather than entities, few care if you endanger the existence of a robot.Artificial: Robots in Clement Sector provides you with a detailed design Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Old Hrolmar Free Stormbringer 5th Edition Campaign City Pdf

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 21:49
Old Hrolmar by Richard WattsThe last of Chaosium’s published monographs, Old Hrolmar explores the Vilmarian city of the same name,  and details how the home of Duke Avan Astran represents a bastion of change throughout of the Young Kingdoms.  This monograph includes information on the city, its inhabitants and its future in a world doomed for destruction.I've been raiding Stormbringerrpg.com for Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Nightshift Veterans of the Supernatural Wars by Jason Vey & Tim Brannan Rpg & B3 'Palace of the Silver Princess' By Jean Wells & Tom Moldvay OSR Campaign Commentary

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 04:03
 B3 'Palace of the Silver Princess' By Jean Wells & Tom Moldvay has an adventure location lost and frozen in time. Now what would happen if this module echoes its circumstances on our modern Earth?! Can you imagine what might happen as B3 Palace of the Silver Princess's  spell weaves its way towards Earth?!  Now let's pick it up with someone possibly one of the player characters being the 'chosenNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & Commentary 'It Came from the Scriptorium' By Ivan Cantero Muñoz "The Fictionaut" From Stellagemma Publishing For the Barbaric rpg

Sun, 11/07/2021 - 18:18
 "Dark times has fallen upon the Storm Wolf Tribe. Once edible fruits and plants had become poisonous and game that was docile turn into viciously aggressive malformed monstrosities. The source is an abbey used as a vault for dark knowledge way too harmful to be left loose on the world. Something horrible has happened to the kind yet weird monks living in the abbey and it seems to be ancient and Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Foot loose In The city of A’agrybah - White Star Galaxy Edition & Cha'alt Session Report #1

Sun, 11/07/2021 - 17:35
  During last night's White Star Galaxy Edition game session  my 1st level pilot Hermes Tralley went up two levels in last night's game as our party confronted a whole nest of galactic scum. Our party are members of the SS Raider a modified Spacelinker salvage ship. We spread out in the city keeping in constant communication because of the criminal nature  of the city. No way were we going to getNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Where Void Knights Fear To Tread - Carcosa, Cha'alt, & White Star - Campaign Session Report

Sat, 11/06/2021 - 17:19
 So I'm taking a break behind the screen to play in someone's else's campaign specifically an adult game of White Star Galaxy edition. So let's talk White Star Galaxy Edition & the fact that DM Steve has been running a White Star game campaign for some time now. And he's been using it with LoFP's Carcosa for many years now. The beleaguered adventurers & the  Star Knights have been trying to keep Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & OSR Commentary For Wendy's Guide to the Fleets of Earth Sector, Volume 3 By Michael Johnson From Independence Games For The Cepheus Engine rpg

Sat, 11/06/2021 - 02:52
"Incoming intelligence!Ship captains need information about the systems to which they are traveling. These captains depend on Wendy’s Naval Weekly as their primary source of naval fleet information.  It is rare to find a ship captain that doesn’t have Wendy’s Naval Weekly on their handcomps or mindcomps.Wendy’s Guide to the Fleets of Earth Sector Volume 3 is the third entry of a series which willNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Illegal Passengers - Combining Troll Lords The Starship Warden & Empire of the Petal Throne With Gary Gygax's S3 Expedition To The Barrier Peaks

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 03:41
 The alien races aboard the Warden have been there since the mid point from the interstellar journey. If we're crossing Troll Lord Starship Warden rpg  over with  the early past of  The Empire of the Petal Throne' rpg. The Human Space Empire was on a jag of exploration & discovery as well as colonization. This jag of exploration also brings up the Warden's science vessel from S3 Expedition To TheNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Adventurer,Conqueror, King.. Stormbringer?!

Thu, 11/04/2021 - 17:45
 While searching around for ACK's material, I stumbled upon an ACK's Stormbringer character sheet?! This changes everything! Seems like someone used the Adventurer, Conqueror, King rpg for a D20  Dragonlords of Melnibone campaign. So this brings up a fine campaign point about the hanging adventure issue that still lingers even today. The fact that the animal headed forces of the empire of Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Megapedes Adapted From Godzilla The Series Season Two Episode 9 Episode 'Metamorphosis' For Cepheus Atom & Those Old School 2d6 Science Fantasy Role Playing Campaign

Thu, 11/04/2021 - 05:55
 Megapedes have been appearing across the American bread basket since 1948 & are believed to be a last ditch fifth column weapon created by the remaining Nazi post World War II. The megapedes rampage both corporate & civilian farms of all crops. These kaiju present a clear & present mutational hazard to all with whom they come in contact. Megapedes have only one overwhelming desire, to consume asNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Balrogs & Valpyr - Two monsters of Old School Evil For OD&D, Adruin, & the Adventurer, Conqueror King rpg

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 19:54
 Looking into my campaign notes, there were several notes about Balrogs from the 'In The Cities.com' blog.  And these horrors lured adventurers into traps when they were in the line for wilderness encounters. My advice when using Balrogs is to be very careful. There are were several TPK's in which Balrogs were used. Oilpainting. Original art by Justin Gerard Glorfindel Against The Balrog. Used Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Arduin's Cailban & Adventurer, Conqueror, King's Secrets of the Nethercity - An OSR Commentary

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 15:21
 So it looks like the Emperor's Choice site is back in place & we've got Arduin coming up in our Adventurer, Conqueror, King rpg campaign. And it brings up the fact that Vault of the Weaver is one of the foundation books for our setting. This is a collection of the Arduin adventures & dungeons including: – Caliban– Howling Tower– Citadel of Thunder– Death Heart– and a couple of more books thanks Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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'Beastmen. The savage swords of chaos, are unleashed! ' From Axioms Compendium 1-8 From Autarch For Adventurer, Conqueror, King rpg

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 13:32
The hordes of chaos are unleashed in Adventurer, Conqueror, Kings rpg as the warriors of evil become an infection on the face of a campaign! The Adventurer, Conqueror, King rpg has a number of rpg options thanks to the Axioms Compendium & one that comes to mind is unleashing  the hordes of Chaos! 'Beastmen. The savage swords of chaos, are unleashed' is a great mini sourcebook for ACK's.  BeastmenNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Pyramid Scheme One Shot Session Report - Halloween Hostile rpg One Shot

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 01:54
 DM Steve's Hostile rpg session tonight went very well except my Ranger PC died rather badly tonight sliding into a vat of acid. We started out out of Pleaties station a rather disputable looking space station orbiting a colony world. Our team consisted of 2 Bert & Ernie Rangers, a Spacer named Roger, a rather attractive rogue named Harley, & two roughnecks named Genie & Doralie. We were Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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