I have a shelf full of books about writing and storytelling. Some of them are written by famous writers. Some are written by people you have never heard and teach the craft of fiction at well regarded university writing programs. They all have something useful in them. They all have varying degrees of bullshit. Here …
Where Madness Dwells is an outstanding traditional metal album released by IRONFLAME. If you enjoy old school metal inspired by sword-and-sorcery then you should check this out.
Quintus, Ozric and a new party member Elinor (a paladin) return to the 4th level of the hypogeum The party finds the room of the driders they had killed in the lair of the Khryll. There is a hodgepodge of gear and a spell book.They follow a long passage that leads them to a well …
I see signs that there are some writers returning to sword-and-sorcery. I don't expect to see Del Rey or Tor publishing anthologies of new stories. I think we are in the beginning stages of a small but spirited small press revival of the genre. I have a few ideas why that might be.
Is the OSR anti-5E? Eh...sort of.
Emergent narrative is a fundamental concept of Old School Renaissance gaming.
The number of games in the OSR is overwhelming. I think the best place to start is with a retro-clone.