I love the idea of weapon reach in games, but implementing it is a tad more complicated than I want to deal with in an OSR session. Good examples of it in more complicated games include Burning Wheel, RuneQuest, and Mythras.
But I want something simpler for D&D.
Continue reading OSR House Rules: Weapon Reach
Two games I have been obsessed with for a very long time are old school D&Ds and Burning Wheel.
I was super pumped when I initially read Torchbearer, and while it is an awesome game on its own terms, it wasn’t quite the mix of old school dungeon crawling and Burning Wheel-styled detailed systems I was looking for.
I have wanted for a long time for there to be a system similar to Burning Wheel’s Fight system, although a bit simpler, paired to D&D’s tactical hand-wavy rulings over rules.
This is my attempt at hacking Into the Odd to facilitate this kind of system.
Continue reading Odd Duel
Hello, I hope your Fall has been a good one!
I attended Big Bad Con 2018 a little while ago. As per usual it was a lot of fun – I got to meet a lot of great people, play a bunch of games, and I also ran two – Tall Pines and Bluebeard’s Bride.
I’ve been toying around with some OSR hacks recently. I definitely want to playtest some ideas and probably throw some rules up here. Look for those soon (hopefully)!