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A blog about sewing machine repairs,but mainly my hobbies which include old school role playing games, science fiction,films, horror, and general geekery. Sit down and stay a spell. Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.comBlogger5195125
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OSR Matters & The Tightening of the Noose With Campaign Round Up - A0-A4: Against the Slave Lords & OSR Deep Dive Session II Report

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 22:54
"The countryside is rife with the calls of bloodshed & murder. The world we know is coming to an end. Goblins, pig faced orcs, & worse have come to take the world of man! The skies cry tears of purple laced destruction as a world of savagery & sorcery  merges with the Earth we know. A world not unlike our own. Gods & their projeny may spell our  doom or this Earh prime material salvation! "Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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OSR Catch Up & Campaign Round Up - A0-A4: Against the Slave Lords & OSR Deep Dive

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 19:23
"A1: Slave Pits of the Undercity: It is time to put a stop to the marauders! For years the coastal towns have been burned and looted by the forces of evil. You and your fellow adventurers have been recruited to root out and destroy the source of these raids—as hundreds of good men and women have been taken by the slavers and have never been seen or heard from again!" I've been battling a Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Unseen Conditions - Sword & Sorcery Expansions Of U1 The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh by Dave J. Browne & Don Trunbell

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 03:04
"Desolate and abandoned, the evil alchemist's mansion stands alone on the cliff, looking out towards the sea. Mysterious lights and ghostly hauntings have kept away the people of Saltmarsh, despite rumors of fabulous forgotten treasure. What is its sinister secret?"I have more then a minor obsession with U1 Sinster Secret of Saltmarsh by Dave J.Brown with Don Turnball. Coming Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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The David 'Zeb' Cook Connection - I1 Dwellers of the Forbidden City By David 'Zeb' Cook & More OSR Campaign Madness

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 07:01
Its Monday & I've had Winter storm Abel blow in & its given me some time to think about the following.  Between snow blowing & shoving I've had a bit of time to think about my Cha'alt/Godbound rpg campaign which has been in full swing. Now I've been doing a lot of thinking about megadungeons. In my current campaign Cha'alt planar location dimension warps itself into a modern Las Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Rumbles of the OSR - X1 The Isle of Dread By David Cook & Tom Moldvay, & More OSR Campaign Madness

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 23:59
Most of my American friends have spent their day with their American families for Thanksgiving. And we've had a fantastic Thanksgiving but something has been at the back of my mind. I'm talking about the appearance of X1 Isle of Dread off the coast of California in my campaign. Let's get that pesky history of the X1 module outta of the way first;"X1: "The Isle of Dread" (1981), by David "Zeb" Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Immortality's Price - Cha'alt & The Gods of B/X Dungeons & Dragons

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 18:28
Now I've spoken at length about the real need for heroes & adventurers in OSR & old school campaign. I've spoken at length about the veneer of Dungeons & Dragons as well as it use in old school campaigns.  But when you start looking into the mind set of Dungeons & Dragons especially the length & breath of campaign several things become apparent. Even with large groups of players &Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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The Jaws of Gnolls - Session Report Number Two - Appendix N Goodness

Sat, 11/23/2019 - 06:23
 Gnolls by LadyofHats In tonight's Cha'alt/Godbound Las Vegas campaign  the PC's freed a number of slaves from a group of Skeevers slavers who were operating right on the outside of main city. The PC's had to deal with two groups of Skeevers with over forty slaves in toe.  The Skeevers were infiltrated with the Hyena men or Gnolls. They were led by several Flints. What the Flints actuallyNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Into The Fire Game Session Report One - Eldritch Wizardry & The Sword of Kas

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 06:46
Deep in my heart, as in the hollow stoneAnd silence of some olden sepulcher,Thy silver beauty lies, and shall not stir—Forgotten, incorruptible, alone:Though altars darken, and a wind be blownFrom starless seas on beacon-fires that were—Within thy tomb, with oils of balm and myrrh,For ever burn the onyx lamps unknown.And though the bleak Novembral gardens yieldRose-dust and ivy-leaf, nor any Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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