Archive | December 29, 2015

Top OSR Products of the Year

1) “Fire on the Velvet Horizon” by Patrick Stuart. Ostensibly a new addition to the “Monster Manual” genre, this complex, dense, and wonderfully illustrated tome is an utterly unique to contribution to the roleplaying genre. The creatures it describes run well past the confines of what we have come to expect and the force of Stuart’s ideas and his descriptions explode all the boundaries of what games like this can and should be like and about. The sheer weirdness of this tome, its fundamental strangeness will, I am certain, render it not only one of the most significant milestones of the OSR, but of all roleplaying literature, period.

Read More…