Traditional gaming news
Goblinoid Games just released an update to their fantasy role-playing game Labyrinth Lord (LL), and they’ve updated their website. A new feature of the site includes the Labyrinth Lord Society, a group aimed at promoting and demonstrating Labyrinth Lord. LL is very similar to the B/X Basic D&D game from the early 1980s.
Fight On! has just released Issue #6. Fight On supports all types of traditional roleplay gaming. There’s something here for sci-fi fans, Empire of the Petal enthusiasts, gamers who want to explore a dungeon of blocks and a continuation of the Fight On megadungeon. This issue’s cover is the prize-winning color art by Mark Allen, which won the recent Erol Otus art contest.
Four publishers of old school adventures have gotten together to offer a “Sampler PDF bundle“. This is a perfect resource for introducing old and new players alike to some traditional D&D gaming.
- Brave Halfling Publishing OSRIC adventure: People of the Pit by Alphonso Warden
- Expeditious Retreat Press OSRIC adventure: The Lost Keys of Solitude by Joseph Browning and Suzi Yee
- Goblinoid Games Labyrinth Lord adventure: Idol of the Orcs by James Boney
- Lamentations of the Flame Princess adventure: Death Frost Doom by James E. Raggi IV.
Megadungeon.net, the free resource for old school style megadungeons has recieved a recent update – the Fungal Forests.
Traditional tabletop RPGs get some mass media exposure courtesy of a new column in The Escapist magazine, a video game periodical. Columnists Chris Brackett, Monte Cook, James Maliszewski and Allen Varney are sharing writing duties.