Dark Sun is my favorite published campaign setting. It is the bar by which I measure all other campaign worlds.
Comic Recommendation: Barbaric
If you enjoy transgressive, violent, funny, sword-and-sorcery comic books you should check out Barbaric by Michael Moreci.
Grumpy Wizard’s Reviews and Recommendations
I want to be clear about what I review, how I review, and why. Reviews get more traffic than most other types of posts. I don't do many of them. If views and followers were my primary metric, I would do more reviews, but I don't. This isn't a review site and I don't want …
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Book Review- Flame and Crimson by Brian Murphy
There is a revival of the sword-and-sorcery genre of fantasy underway. This week, I review a book that increased my understanding of the genre.
Analysis of Amber Diceless Role-Playing: Part 1
I played in a few campaigns of Amber Diceless Role-play in the mid-1990s. The experience was formative. It opened my eyes to the incredible possibilities that role-playing games hold. The many roads of my thinking about role-playing games lead back to Amber.
Music Recommendation: The Oath by Lord Mountain
If you like classic heavy metal and high adventure, this is for you. The Oath by Lord Mountain is a sword-and-sorcery yarn in heavy metal form.
Building An Online Amber Diceless Role-Playing Campaign
One of the most fascinating RPG experiences I've ever had was Amber Diceless Role-Playing. I've wanted to run an Amber campaign for years and have decided that now is as good a time as any to give it a try.