Tag Archives: gear

My Magic Item Entries

Erik Tenkar is hosting an OSR Superstar contest. It ballooned way past what he expected, with hundreds of entries. The first round involves up to three magic items. Here are mine! Syveld Silk. Syveld grubs spin silk, and its color … Continue reading

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OSH Legend of Hyrule: Weapons and Equipment

The weapons and equipment of the Zelda games are iconic and oft-reinterpreted through the series. Converting to a role playing game, the possible use of various items can change dramatically. How to keep the function and flavor of the item … Continue reading

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Old School Hack Headgear

I used JB’s B/X Headgear from B/X Blackrazor as a starting point to develop my own Old School Hack Headgear chart. Marinade in the awesome! Allowing people to choose what kind of character they have means a character could roll … Continue reading

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OSH: Using Two Weapons

 The basic Old School Hack rules have shields used as damage-stoppers, cashing them in once or twice and they’re done. They are ablative emergency measures. I have a higher opinion of shields than that–so here are my shield rules for … Continue reading

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OSH “Wizards, Warriors, and YOU!”

Two great flavors that go together! The idea of the book is that you can play either the Wizard or the Warrior (with the other becoming a helpful NPC partner.) The Warrior gets to choose 3 cool weapons in addition … Continue reading

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Gatrach’s Slayer

Gatrach Silverdawn was quietly renamed “Sellverdawn” by his colleagues and business associates. He found the taking of life highly distasteful, but during the reign of Governor Memsetch law enforcement was almost entirely relegated to bounty hunting. The roguish elf somehow … Continue reading

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Turban of Guarded Rest

A tan turban, adjustable to fit creatures from Halfling to Ogre size. When the user is ready to sleep, the user rubs at the upper area of the turban with a finger until touching on the sleeping imp in the … Continue reading

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