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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.comBlogger6271125
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Quetzalcoatl Adapted For Cepheus Atom & Those Old School 2d6 Science Fantasy Role Playing Campaigns

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 06:02
  The Quetzalcoatl was discovered in the Southern point of Mexico  during World War II. The Kaiju was a subspecies of the Rodan. family of giant monsters. The beast was a part of the local mythology of the  sub tribal Aztec nation in that area of Mexico. Quetzalcoatl  was an incredibly terroritial  species of Kaiju capable of surviving in volcanic areas having made its home in a fiery grotto nearNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Adventuring in the OSR Lovecraftian Nightmare - The Free 'The Carcosan Grimoire' & 'B4 The Lost City' by Tom Moldvay

Thu, 08/19/2021 - 16:50
 "Herein lies a wealth of imaginative and horrific material for use in D&D campaigns, especially those campaigns inspired by Supplement V: CARCOSA. Everything herein is, of course, entirely optional. That said, nothing held between the covers of this tome would I hesitate to use in a D&D campaign. What weird ceremonies occur in that squat stone village beneath twisted and bloated trees? What Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Review & Commentary On 'Cha'alt After Dark' By Venger Satanis For The Cha'alt Rpg & Your Old School Science Fantasy Rpg's.

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 22:26
 "Cha'alt is an eldritch, gonzo, science-fantasy, post-apocalyptic campaign setting for old and new versions of D&D, retro-clones, and every OSR homage in-between.Cha'alt After Dark contains a smattering of Game Mastering advice, optional rules relating to sex, and adventures both long and short - with plenty of random tables.  Be mindful that Cha'alt After Dark touches on mature themes. "Let's Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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More Free Sword and Science Fantasy Fiction - 'The Tree of Life ' by C. L. Moore From October 1936 issue of Weird Tales magazine

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 16:20
 "A gripping tale of the planet Mars and the terrible monstrosity that called its victims to it from afar -- a tale of interplanetary space hero Northwest Smith."Grab it right here. Most of you might be thinking that this blog entry is going to be where we dive deep into C.L. Moore's Northwest Smith  Mars.   If we look at 'The Tree of Life ' by C. L. Moore more closely there's a lot going on Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Adventuring in the OSR Lovecraftian Nighmare - Geoffrey McKinney's Carcosa & Beyond

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 05:36
 Its been a while since we kicked the tires on an OSR Saucer & Sandel campaign. The first thing that came to mind was Geffeory McKinney's Carcosa. Why?! Because tonight I came  Killer DM's  "Fighting Styles and Incantations for Carcosa"  Carcosa still remains one of the most polarizing rpg books of the OSR. To tell the truth, the players don't really care about the controversy. But there's been aNeedleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Outlaw Nations & Thieves Armies in OSR games & Sword & Sorcery Old School Campaigns

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:35
  “My characters are more like men than these real men are, see. They're rough and rude, they got hands and they got bellies. They hate and they lust; break the skin of civilization and you find the ape, roaring and red-handed.”― Robert E. Howard"Thieves & adventurers are always along the same civilized lines, the same class, & cut from the same cloth. Reading through Gamelords Thieves Guild is Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Terror, Treasures, Chaos & Trinkets of the OSR With Rpg Pundit's The Invisible College & Night Shift Veterans of the Supernatural Wars By Jason Vey & Timothy Brannan.

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:03
 "I am certainly of opinion that genius can be acquired, or, in the alternative, that it is an almost universal possession. Its rarity may be attributed to the crushing influence of a corrupted society. It is rare to meet a youth without high ideals, generous thoughts, a sense of holiness, of his own importance, which, being interpreted, is, of his own identity with God. Three years in the world,Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Reivew & Commentary on 'Thieves' Guild 2' By Kerry Lloyd, Richard Meyer, & Michael Watkins for Your Old School Campaigns

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 15:22
 "Thieves' Guild 1 challenged fantasy gamers with a new kind of role-playing aid — a book of rules and adventures designed for a particular class: the maligned and misunderstood thief. Now, in Thieves' Guild 2, the tradition is continued — with additional rules and guidelines, and new adventures.""Roam the stone corridors in the burial vaults of the ancient city of Shale-Chuun. Match wits with Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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One Thing Leads Back From Another - - B2 Keep on the Borderlands & T1 The Village of Hommlet By Gary Gygax - The Castles & Crusades Rpg Aligned With The Star Ship Warden Rpg book Session Report

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 16:16
 The mask fell off during last night's session of our usual Amazing Adventures/Castles & Crusades game an old player of ours came back into the game campaign. Now on a Sunday night this wasn't a problem but this was one of last year's players. Let's call him Charlie, now charlie was playing with us when DM Steve & myself were doing a lot & I do mean a lot with Judge's Guild's The Wilderlands of Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Walking The Razor's Edge Aspects of the OSR With Rpg Pundit's The Invisible College & Night Shift Veterans of the Supernatural Wars By Jason Vey & Timothy Brannan.

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 06:25
 "Float down the sewer river of the dreamlands with Through Ultan’s Door double issue 3. This issue presents a pointcrawl along a sewer river of the dreamlands that connects the dungeons from issues 1 & 2 with 7 new locations. It introduces an entire settlement, the Sanitarium of the Benefactors, and numerous factions including the sewer wyrm Cephaia, Prophetess of the Muddled Waters; her rival Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Kamacuras Adapted For Cepheus Atom & Those Old School 2d6 Science Fantasy Role Playing Campaigns

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 02:42
 The Kamacuras kaiju species was a byproduct of Black Dragon super science society weather manipulation experimentation during World War II. The Kamacuras as a giant mantis, Kamacuras has all the natural abilities a normal praying mantis would have, such as flight and spiked claws. In the film Godzilla: Final Wars, Kamacuras is shown to have the power to alter its natural color, allowing Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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All in the Whisper of The Mind Session Report - Mind Flayer Variants - The Appearance of the Bothrians A Mindflayer Variant (Well At Least In Our OSR Campaigns)

Sun, 08/15/2021 - 22:33
In a lost land, that only dreams have known,Where flaming suns walk naked and alone;Among horizons bright as molten brass,And glowing heavens like furnaces of glass,It rears with dome and tower manifold,Rich as a dawn of amarant and gold,Or gorgeous as the Phoenix, born of fire,And soaring from an opalescent pyreSheer to the zenith. Like some anademeOf Titan jewels turned to flame and dreamThe Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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