Gamma Hacks

A quick overview of Black Hack tabletop RPGs using Gamma World-style settings. Gamma World One of the first RPGs I played with any frequency was Gamma World, the old TSR post-apocalypse game. The setting was a vaguely-defined future, after a vague apocalypse, full of strange creatures, lost technological artifacts, and characters with crazy mutant abilities. … Continue reading Gamma Hacks

Flowstone – an underground city for the Black Hack, or any OSR game

Flowstone is a city for my own Undergloom setting (previous post here), though it could most likely be plugged in to any Underdark-style world. I use it for the occasional Black Hack game, but it should work with any OSR-style system. Flowstone lies in the center of a vast cavern that serves as a junction … Continue reading Flowstone – an underground city for the Black Hack, or any OSR game

Lumberlands: A Black Hack conversion in two PDF booklets

I’ve finished up my conversion of the OSR zine Lumberlands (DriveThruRPG / itch.io), the fun lumberjack fantasy setting, to the Black Hack ruleset.. I've assembled everything into two zine-sized (5.5" x 8.5") PDFs that can be downloaded and printed. Remember that you'll need a copy of both the Black Hack and the Lumberlands zine to … Continue reading Lumberlands: A Black Hack conversion in two PDF booklets

Lumberlands: A Black Hack character sheet for the fantasy forest setting

I’m continuing my conversion of the OSR zine Lumberlands (DriveThruRPG / itch.io), the fun lumberjack fantasy setting, to the Black Hack ruleset.This time, I'm making a custom character sheet and spell sheet. Previous Posts:Part I – Classes are here.Part II – Sasquatches are here.Part III – Dangerous CreaturesPart IV - More Creatures This character sheet … Continue reading Lumberlands: A Black Hack character sheet for the fantasy forest setting

The Lumberlands – More Creatures – Black Hack conversion Part IV

I’m continuing my conversion of the OSR zine Lumberlands (DriveThruRPG / itch.io), the fun lumberjack fantasy setting, to the Black Hack ruleset. Previous Posts: Part I – Classes are here. Part II – Sasquatches are here.Part III - Dangerous Creatures This is a list of stats for the rest of the monsters found in the … Continue reading The Lumberlands – More Creatures – Black Hack conversion Part IV

The Lumberlands – Dangerous Critters – Black Hack conversion Part III

I’m continuing my conversion of the OSR zine Lumberlands (DriveThruRPG / itch.io) to the Black Hack ruleset. Previous Posts: Part I - Classes are here. Part II - Sasquatches are here. This is a list of stats for the monsters found in the Dangerous Critters section of the Lumberlands Zine (pg 32). These are just … Continue reading The Lumberlands – Dangerous Critters – Black Hack conversion Part III