In this post I want to do my best to thoroughly cover using the Chainmail rules to handle combat in Original Dungeons and Dragons. At least, to cover the necessary rules to get a handle on the basics. Resources that I referenced while making this post: Dungeons and Dragons by Gary Gygax and Dave ArnesonChainmail by … Continue reading Using Chainmail with OD&D
I've been brainstorming on a new campaign setting recently and part of that is my plan to include the use of miniatures for combat situations with the Chainmail rules. As an experiment, I wanted to give sculpting my own miniature a shot. The sculpt I wanted to try first was my own take on the … Continue reading Miniature Sculpting — Giant
This is a follow-up to a reddit post of my week 2 progress on the Gygax 75 challenge. I was inspired to go through the workbook created by Ray Otus which is free to download on itch.io. Ben from Questing Beast posted a video detailing what the challenge entailed, which is when I began. Please … Continue reading The Gygax 75 Challenge – Progress Report
I'm very excited to announce my follow-up adventure module zine for Old-School Essentials. This time around I will be launching the Kickstarter campaign as part of the first ever Side Quest event, specifically designed for indie zine creators to get there work out there and seen by a larger audience. I made a post earlier … Continue reading Through the Valley of the Manticore – Announcement
In this post, I share some thoughts for hunting for Basic Dungeons and Dragons and Old School Essentials. The entry for hunting only mentions you have a 1-in-6 chance for finding quarry, but it doesn’t say how much food you can acquire. Never fear, I got this—hold my ale!
Why oh why didn't I pick the old one... Earlier this year I had begun planting the seeds of a future D&D group. With not too much convincing I was able to wrangle five of our friends here in town to get real nerdy and roll up some characters. Most of them had literally never … Continue reading I’ve Made a Huge Mistake.