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Jon Miller
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Philosophy professor at Pasadena City College
Philosophy professor at Pasadena City College

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I recently messaged +Rob Conley asking him if he had plans to publish a setting book that integrated and expanded on his various shared-world sandboxes (Wild North, Points of Light I and II, Blackmarsh). It struck me this was worth sharing with the OSR community. Is anyone else keen to see such a product?
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I tried to register at the Original D&D Proboard (odd74.proboards.com) and it linked to page saying that registration is closed on the site. Does anyone know what's going on?

I tried to register at the Original D&D Proboard (odd74.proboards.com) and it linked to page saying that registration is closed on the site. Does anyone know what's going on?

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Ben Friberg's videos from the annual Howard Days festival in Cross Plains, Texas, in honor of pulp writer extraordinaire Robert E. Howard.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpDxJHWA77JNMdz0Jl37TvZ3mMyDaRWPc

Greetings. I recently discovered this group, contributed to the Modiphius kickstarter, and downloaded the quick start rules from Modiphius' website. I haven't finished reading the quick start, but I have the sneaking suspicion that many of you who post to this community have access to a longer set of rules. Is that correct, and if so is it possible for others to get them? Cheers!

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Here are some house rules for character backgrounds that I use in my Original D&D campaign. Unlike the backgrounds in 5e D&D, these are based more on medieval societies than on contemporary fantasy.

http://into-the-dark-rpg.blogspot.com/2016/07/backgrounds-for-old-school-rpgs_28.html

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Here are some rules for using character backgrounds in old school RPGs. Unlike the backgrounds in 5e D&D, these are based more on medieval societies than on contemporary fantasy.

http://into-the-dark-rpg.blogspot.com/2016/07/backgrounds-for-old-school-rpgs_28.html

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Backgrounds for Old School RPGs
Designer's Notes Like the backgrounds in 5e D&D, these are intended to provide a backstory and some characterization, hooks, and minor powers to player characters. However, they are inspired more by medieval societies than by contemporary fantasy fiction. T...
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Social Level for Old School RPGs
Social
level indicates a character’s overall status in society. Members of a family share
the same social level, and a character generally retains his social level
throughout his life. It is possible, however, to gain or lose social level
based on significa...
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