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Thursday, June 8, 2023
Manual of Fear and Death
The first AD&D book I ever owned was the Monster Manual . I bought it with money my grandmother had given me for Christmas 1979, orderin...
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Retrospective: Cyborg Commando
Catching lightning in a bottle is a wildly improbable thing to do once , so I don't think reflects poorly on a creator not to be able to...
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
White Dwarf: Issue #77
Issue #77 of White Dwarf (May 1986) features an immediately recognizable cover illustration by Chris Achilleos. The image is probably best-k...
Monday, June 5, 2023
Haunting Horrors of the Past Rise Again!
I always enjoy looking at old consumer product catalogs, especially those associated with RPG companies. Here's a good example from Chao...
Pulp Fantasy Library: The Shuttered Room
After last week's review of The Fungi from Yuggoth , I found myself thinking about poor old August Derleth and the vitriol he's rece...
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Erol Otus Webstore
Several of you have sent me a link to the official Erol Otus webstore , where the celebrated old school RPG illustrator is now selling a sma...
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Retrospective: The Fungi from Yuggoth
I find it a great irony that, while Chaosium's Call of Cthulhu has undoubtedly played an outsized role in the increased visibility and ...
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Hubble, Bubble, Toil & Death
Here's an advertisement for the Warhammer scenario pack, McDeath , described as follows: The evil, sadistic and thoroughly unpleasant Mc...
White Dwarf: Issue #76
Issue #76 of White Dwarf (April 1986) features a cover by Peter Andrew Jones, whose art has appeared on the cover of the magazine several ti...
Monday, May 29, 2023
By the Guts of the Green God
I've talked about the Sword of Sorcery comic before . It's a remarkable example of DC's multiple forays into the fantasy genre ...
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