Tag Archives: context

Assignation: City on the Brink

Old School Hack recommends a generic fantasy setting, and that’s a fine thing. However, there are some DMs who don’t want to tap-dance that fast, for making up the village/city/town/region on the fly. Simple questions like “Where am I from?” … Continue reading

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Harrowfaust: Twenty Questions

Jeff Rients has twenty questions here. Let’s answer them for my World Between game! We get to play there next on August 11. (This was harder than I thought it would be, but I like how it turned out.) What … Continue reading

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World Building.

I put this in the comments, but want to pull it out here because it turned out to be really significant to how I’m designing. One companion piece to the monster builder is the geomorph stocker project I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Calendar for the World Between

Not to complicate things unduly, but I like to have a calendar for a fantasy setting. It did great things for Warhammer. I don’t want it to get so different it is off-putting for new players, but at the same … Continue reading

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Old School Hack and The World Between: A Strange but Fitting Match

I think you could create a gothic spectrum something like this: Edgar Poe, Emily Bronte, Warhammer Fantasy, romance novels, Batman, X-Files,  Addams Family, Elvira’s Haunted Hills. I also think you could do an Old School Hack game that settles anywhere … Continue reading

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Maptacular Monday: OSH Temporal Map

Today is a different kind of map. Today I map out “ages” or “eras” of history. An History of Energy in The Breathing World I have done very little worldbuilding in my Old School Hack setting, not wanting to limit … Continue reading

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OSH: Road to Baffram adventure report.

Last night the adventurers braved the Road to Baffram! The actual play report is here. We learned new things about goblins, that I will note here. Goblins have a third, very small lung, that allows them to make a hollering … Continue reading

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