1 Year and 200 Reviews

uh … I passed those landmarks a bit ago since I’m now 1y20d old with 209 reviews. I hate reading the posts similar to the one I’m about to make, but I’m nothing if not a hypocrite.

I started this blog because I could find no useful information about published OSR adventurers. I hope it’s helping expose people to material they may like, especially those from smaller publishers.

I anticipate running out of commercial material soon and expect to expand my coverage to free adventures and products for other system, like DCC.

I try to focus hard on just adventure reviews but I may expand a bit further in to other related areas. A comparison of the 0e and 3e version of the Judges Guild modules, for example. Or a comparison of the various domain systems, from Birthright to ACKS and HarnManor. I’m also very interested in producing a single page that allows you convert any edition module to any edition of D&D, focused on XP. IE: I have 3e characters and a 1E module: what changes do I need to make to it? Bump the level range down 3, divide all experience by 10, and do X for saves.

The least read blogger in the OSR,



(and I swear to fucking god I’m going to figure out what the deal is the fucked up CR/LF shit on this blog. Dammit, it drives me fucking nuts!)

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12 Responses to 1 Year and 200 Reviews

  1. Beedo says:

    Your place is awesome. The reviews are much appreciated! 200+ reviews in a year is a staggering volume – well done.

  2. teatonev says:

    I don’t know how many people read you, but you’re definitely essential reading here.

  3. Hunk says:

    This is, by far, the most useful OSR blog. Keep up the good work!

  4. legopaidi says:

    I ‘ve only reently discovered your blog but since then I am hooked! Keep up the nice reviews!

  5. Anonymous says:

    The best site for OSR reviews I have encountered so far. Hope you keep them coming! I hope you review some of the new DCC modules in the future too.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Congrats! I’ve never written any game material, but after reading your reviews, I’ve felt inspired to work on an adventure myself. So you have had at least that much effect. 🙂

  7. Asparagus says:

    There’s 3 blogs I read regularly, Jeff’s Gameblog, YDIS & Tenfootpole.

    I find our attitudes to what makes a good module pretty similar (apart from your weird obsession with Fey) so this blog is pretty helpful for me. Thanks.

  8. Ynas Midgard says:

    I’d like to join the other and say “thank you!” for all these reviews. Also, the converting thingie you mentioned sounds great.

  9. Malo Monkey says:

    You create one of my favorite tabletop rpg blogs. I recently purchased 5 adventures based upon your rules for an ACKS hex crawl campaign I’m preparing.

    I’m very much looking forward to your conversion system for D&D modules. I’ve yet to find anything on the web that helps to convert 4e back to B/X or AD&D.

    Please keep up the great work and know that your efforts are appreciated!

  10. Wild Bill says:

    Dude, you are awesome. Thanks for reviewing all these OSR modules. You have filled a niche that has been needed for quite a while!

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  12. Anonymous says:

    Just found your ‘site – thanks for all this awesome work!

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