Category: Ramblings

Whatever strikes my fancy

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Health Update

Dear readers, So, in case you’ve been wondering where I’ve been for the last two days: On Tuesday, sometime around 10 PM, I had a bad headache after a long day staring at the screen, so I took an ibuprofen, like I have countless times over the years. Well, turns out that something has changed (in the last month or...

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Kickstarter Shout-out/Support Jeremy Tangman Pay for Medical Expenses

Dear readers! While OBS is working out their kinks, I figured, I’d draw your attention to a couple of Indie Kickstarters you may have missed! Cha’alt (OSR) by Kort’thalis Publishing Venger is an author with a distinct narrative voice, and much to my joy, he is returning to a non D6-dice-pool-based project with his latest book, a magnum opus of...

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Small Crowdfunding Shout-out!

Heja dear readers!   I have two crowdfunding enterprises that you may find interesting: The Last Alpha Blue supplement by Kort’thalis Publishing: Venger has announced the final Alpha Blue kickstarter – and at this point, I assume you know what you’re in for: 70s/80s scifi-parody-sleazy of the most bonkers of styles, with a suitable beer-and-pretzels, rules-lite system and dressing tables...

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Lusus Naturae/Teratic Tome bonus stuff!

Dear readers! Turns out I am not alone among the folks who really loved Rafael Chandler’s monster books!   Keith Davies of Echelon Game Design has written a couple of articles on the Teratic Tome!   Here you can find his conclusions, from a designer’s perspective, on what you can take away from the Teratic Tome regarding monster design: LINK...

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Last Calls for Two Cool Kickstarters!

Dear readers!   First of all, please excuse me blowing my own horn, but the Occult Secrets of the Underworld kickstarter has 6 hours remaining – so if you want to get a book full of my crunch and weird ideas, get on board here! It’s just $15 for the pdf + print coupon! Secondly the kickstarter for a new edition...

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Countdown to PF Playtest/PF 2, Part III – General Hopes for Classes/Spellcasting

Countdown to PF Playtest/PF 2, Part III – General Hopes for Classes/Spellcasting   This series of articles was made possible by the following list of amazing people: -Jason Nelson -BJ Hensley -Chad Middleton -Randy Price -Christen Sowards -Rick Hershey -Chris Meacham -Paco Garcia Jaen -Justin Andrew Mason -Stephen Rowe -Jonathan Figliomeni -Paul Fields -Lucus Palosaari -Anonymous   As before: I’m...

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Countdown to PF Playtest/PF 2, Part II – Miscellaneous Minmaxing Math

Countdown to PF Playtest/PF 2, Part II – Miscellaneous Minmaxing Math   This series of articles was made possible by the following list of amazing people: -Jason Nelson -BJ Hensley -Chad Middleton -Randy Price -Christen Sowards -Rick Hershey -Chris Meacham -Paco Garcia Jaen -Justin Andrew Mason -Stephen Rowe -Jonathan Figliomeni -Paul Fields -Lucus Palosaari -Anonymous   As before: I’m pretty...

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Little shout-out…

Dear readers,   there are only 10 hours to go in this nice little bundle of holding, which coincidentally also includes vs. Stranger Stuff Season 2!   You can take a look here!   Back to regularly scheduled reviewing! Endzeitgeist out.  

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Kickstarter shout-out!

Dear readers,   it’s that time again! There are some cool kickstarters that warrant your support!   Those Dam Goblins! Revision (OSR/5e) by Fail Squad Games/Lloyd Metcalf Inc. Lloyd Metcalf is not only author, illustrator, etc., he is a veteran in the industry who has also delivered a rather impressive amount of different projects and has an established track record...

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Final Call for The City of 7 Seraphs KS!

Dear readers,   I’ve gushed on and on about how excited I am about this book….and it’s FUNDED! 400+ pages. Full-color. With that art. And an all-star design team of crunch-experts and brilliant writers. Oh, yeah. The hardcover-price in the KS is $49 – not even kidding you. (Do the math…that’s a bang for buck ratio…)   Oh, know what...