Riverbend: A mini-review, sample setting, and character sheet for a fantasy fishing RPG

Just finished up a one-shot of Riverbend (Itch | Exalted Funeral), a fantasy fishing RPG from Gustavo Tertoleone and Victor Amorim. It's a charming, rules-light little fantasy setting. Highly recommended. Players are "Villagers", who travel down a river basin, exploring, battling abominations, and most importantly - fishing. It's basically a pointcrawl set on a randomly … Continue reading Riverbend: A mini-review, sample setting, and character sheet for a fantasy fishing RPG

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

The Bone Age: Mini-Review and custom character sheet for a science fantasy OSR game

I've been playing around with the Bone Age by Bill Edmunds. It's an interesting little science fantasy OSR setting and system. Players are stone age humans, struggling to survive on an strange world where alien races war for dominance.. The System The system itself is pretty simple. Characters have six stats - Agility, Constitution, Instinct, … Continue reading The Bone Age: Mini-Review and custom character sheet for a science fantasy OSR game

Vaults of Vaarn Pregens

In the previous post, I discussed the setting I generated for Vaults of Vaarn, the science fantasy RPG. I thought it might be helpful to also post the pregen characters I provided for my players as well. These were made with the custom Vault of Vaarn charcter sheet I posted previously. vov_pregensDownload