6 happenings for an OSR tavern

There is no location that is used as often in OSR fantasy RPG as “the tavern”. In fact, I guess that taverns are even more prominent than dungeons. Sessions tend to start in it, leg work is done in them and more often than not the PC will spend an evening a night in one […]

[Session Prep] Nightmares in Caverns

GM´ing in panic mode. This should not happen, but it does. It happened to me last Sunday. I had my LotFP group at my place again, narrated their return to Spillswick, had them meet ye alchemist (and Turlough), sell and their loot and even had them hooked for THEIR trip to Mudheath… and somewhere after […]

Music: God´s away on business (Tom Waits)

I like the lyrics, and I like the raspy, hoarse non-singing voice of Tom Waits when he slams them down to a music that is reminiscent (to me) of an old steam machine or locomotive. “Go on, go on, go on” it seems to say without a word. Whatever it takes, go on, go on. […]

Oh, the Stupidity! (Cambrimen)

The Veins of the Earth are home to a lot of strange beings. On a second thought, I would be hardly pressed to name even one creature or sentient being within that isn´t strange, horrible or both. A thing that the procedures of the MPAA taught us is that whenever there is horror, there must […]