Hobo Slang: A resource for Knights of the Road and other 1920s RPGs

Just ran my first session of Knights of the Road, the fun RPG about hobo paladins battling monsters in a fantasy version of 1920s America. I'll probably write up the adventure eventually and release it, along with some pregens. When preparing for the game, I found these glossaries of hobo slang a useful resource: http://hobonickels.org/alpert04.htmContinue reading Hobo Slang: A resource for Knights of the Road and other 1920s RPGs

Knights of the Road: 1920s Hobos battling monsters – review and custom character sheet

I recently received my Kickstarter copy of Knights of the Road, the OSR fantasy RPG from Bordercholly. It's a hack of the Into the Odd / Bastionland system. I haven't run it yet, but it's a cleanly written, fun little system. It's set in the Western States - a thinly disguised fantasy version of the … Continue reading Knights of the Road: 1920s Hobos battling monsters – review and custom character sheet

B/X Mars: A character sheet for an OSR Mars science fantasy RPG

I've always been a big fan of Barsoom/Dying Mars/Science Fantasy set RPGs. I've been maintaining a list of Mars games in this genre. One of my current favorites is BX Mars by Michael Gibbons. It's set on a dying Mars called Zerzura. It has a fun pulp science fantasy tone. It's got dead cities, Red … Continue reading B/X Mars: A character sheet for an OSR Mars science fantasy RPG