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Mark Thomas

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This is the most recent turn from my ongoing LL PBEM campaign. The party spent the winter in town, but they've now returned to Blackpool Maze. It appears the necromancer has been busy.
Start Date: March 28, dawn. Start Status: No damn good in the mud. Start Location: The Wilds, south of the Maze The Turn The clouds on the horizon were a sign. Overnight the weather turns miserable. Gusty wind brings rain, thunder and lightning, turning dawn into a gray and dismal affair.
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Steven M

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6 Random Dungeon Rooms. Can easily been inserted into any dungeon you are running.
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James Spahn

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The Class Compendium for Labyrinth Lord is now available in print-on-demand hardcover! Thanks to everyone for their patience and support! 

The Class Compendium features over 50 alternate classes for Labyrinth Lord and other old-school roleplaying games. From sneaky halfling burglars, to dark and mysterious damphir, you'll find a plethora of new player character options in this 230+ page tome!

http://www.rpgnow.com/product/148348/Class-Compendium?src=newest_print
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Yay
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Andy Action

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Miseries and Misfortunes is a 54-page zine-format supplement for Basic Dungeons & Dragons by +luke crane (Burning Wheel/Mouse Guard RPG/Burning Empires/Torchbearer RPG/FreeMarket RPG, etc.).

It contains six new classes, as well as weapons, spells and equipment for playing D&D in the first half of the 17th century. Rules describe fighting with rapier, pistol, pike and musket in small formations, hiring servants and exploring strange and forgotten places. 

https://www.burningwheel.com/?p=812

It is a FREE download. 

There will be only 22 zine-format copies available for sale at Gen Con (EXTREMELY LIMITED RUN!).
<p>From August 1648 to April 1649, Paris was riven by strife.</p> <p>To say that is simple, but it is a complex picture to paint. Because the trouble doesn't begin there. You see, Louis XIII is dead. His eldest son, soon to be Louis XIV, is too young to
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Andy Action

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Ran session #2 of The Stygian Garden of Abelia Prem by +Clint Krause of Red Moon Medicine Show for +Lamentations of the Flame Princess today - had a blast! The adventure is a mixture of beauty, horror, mystery, surreal weirdness and fun that goes PERFECTLY with my Sunday B/X D&D/Labyrinth Lord campaign set in the World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting​ (a Cleric of Zagyg, a Kitsune shapeshifter, a haberdasher Halfling, a drunken hedge-Wizard and an Elven con-artist.)

I don't want to ruin anything by posting spoilers, but suffice it to say that the PCs are endangered, empowered and ensorcelled! I can't wait for the print copy - how soon? 
-=A
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David Okum

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It's Christmas in July Sale time again on RPGNow! All my books and sets are now on sale including Star Sailors for White Star RPG and Duck Classes for Labyrinth Lord. 
http://www.rpgnow.com/browse/pub/3639/Okumarts-Games
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Steven M

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35 Magical Trinkets for your OSR D&D Games. Minor Magic that can inserted in your campaign.
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Eric Fabiaschi

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Review of Ogres of the Olden Lands By James Mishler Games For Your Old School Campaign For +James Mishler 
http://swordsandstitchery.blogspot.com/2015/07/rewiew-of-ogres-of-olden-lands-by-james.html
Ogres of the Olden Lands is both a monster book & PC book rolled into one, in the Olden Lands ogres are a menace and a boon. These monsters in this pay what you want title are very dangerous highly unpredictable are a species...
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Stan Rydzewski

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A new race for the Anomalous Subsurface Environment.  Or anywhere, really.

http://treasuretypeh.blogspot.com/2015/07/rhino-men-ase-race.html
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I had originally planned to put this up on RPG now as a PWYW and donate the proceeds to a charity, but that was more headache than i anticipated.

So here is a 3rd level LL adventure for your enjoyment!
Thanks to all who helped with this , 
+Matthew Lowes  created the map, and +Pete Spahn  for help with the OGL and stuff in the small print at the end.

I hope some of you find a use for this little adventure.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1qe6ddidkngpm0j/Forgotten%20General%20Final%20draft.pdf?dl=0
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Benoist Poiré

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This is happening folks. The first step towards the complete publication of Ernie Gygax's castle and campaign is now LIVE on Kickstarter! Readily compatible with all TSR versions of the game, including Labyrinth Lord. Please spread the word! 
 
Ernest Gary Gygax Jr. and I (Benoist Poire) are very proud to present to you the Marmoreal Tomb Campaign Starter, a complete kit to start playing in the campaign created by Ernie in 1978, and now available to all.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1709227718/ernest-gary-gygax-jrs-marmoreal-tomb-campaign-star

The Marmoreal Tomb Campaign Starter is a completely self-contained sandbox module introducing Ernest Gary Gygax Jr.'s setting, The Hobby Shop Dungeon, and the lands of the Duinnsmere around it, to the gaming masses.

The Campaign Starter can be used with its own default setting of the Duinnsmere, and/or in conjunction with other settings, published and home-brewed. Its design seeks to reflect both the way Ernest Gary Gygax Jr. runs the game, and to be amenable to one's own preferences and play styles.

It is made of three parts, each presented as the classic modules with full color maps and keys and all the details you need to run them, which you can use together or in conjunction with one another, as the GM desires. It is presented in a First-Edition TSR compatible format, with guidelines to use with different editions and variants of the game, including Fifth edition and Pathfinder, even different genres and role-playing games. Full conversions are part of our stretch goals.

Without further due, welcome to the Marmoreal Tomb and the Hobby Shop Dungeon!
Ernest Gary Gygax Jr is raising funds for Ernest Gary Gygax Jr.'s Marmoreal Tomb Campaign Starter on Kickstarter! The Marmoreal Tomb Campaign Starter is Ernest G. Gygax Jr.'s opening module for fantasy tabletop RPGs in The Hobby Shop Dungeon series.
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Kent Miller

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RECRUITING for "DUNGEONESQUE", a fantasmagorical gothic-weird urban sandbox using Labyrnth Lord Advanced!

Play-by-post on the Unseen Servant Forums
http://www.unseenservant.us/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3685
New party members as well as solo players welcome!
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Ok, I'm in :) I'm dawnrazor on the forums.
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Joe Johnston
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This is a shout-out to +Dan P, whose AEC ruleset is far more than a mere "clone" of 1ed rules. It is a thoughtfully curated ruleset for the B/X player who wishes to get 90% of the benefit of 1ed stuff without compatibility issues.

AEC is so strong for the things is omits:
* Bards
* Psionics
* Artifacts
* Stuff already covered in the Core Rules
 
I feel much better know about including monsters, like the Xorn, and magic-items, like a wand of summoning, from AEC in core-oriented adventures.

Anyway, great job, Dan!
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AEC is my go to game. I run it all the time and when I write OSR materials they are specifically based on it. All the glory of 1e...none of the fuss. A beautiful union of basic and advanced goodness. Thank you so much for putting this out there!!
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Adapt the Gamer

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For use with any Medieval Fantasy or Swords and Sorcery Roleplaying Game, this single page supplement contains a numbered list of 200 possible backgrounds, allowing it to be used randomly or simply as a quick source of inspiration about a character's past. Stuck trying to figure out what your heroic warrior used to do before he picked up a sword? Need a quick job description for an NPC? From dangerous smugglers and branded criminals to simple farmers and craftsmen, you're sure to find something in this list to spark your imagination.

Available now as a pay-what-you-want pdf.
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Ray Chapel

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Drive-Thru RPG/RPGNow is having a Christmas in July Sale, and my Labyrinth Lord-compatible product Old School Monster Classes is part of the deal!

Included within this book are 14 iconic monsters redesigned as racial classes along with new cultural information, such as the nagas who are guardians of sacred sites and temples, gorgons who are transformed serpent-cult members whose gaze can inflict pain or insight, and the cursed derro who have an undwarf-like knack for arcane magic.

There is a full-page preview so you can get a taste of things to come.  I'll be happy to answer any questions people might have about my work.
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My personal LL GM screen. I simply highlighted the parts in the rulebook I find myself looking up all the time, and put them on two pages, somewhat thematically grouped. I excluded things I do need to look up but only seldom.

What do you include in your GM screens?
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Nice Job!
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Richard LeBlanc

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An intro to the mid-level BX/LL psionics adventure I ran this past Friday, with hopes for running it at next year's NTRPGCon, plans for a "intro-level-up" series of BX psionics modules, and the weaving of threads in the greater mythology of the setting (which includes The Valley of the Five Fires, The Alcazar of Aethaungor, and Xumaltet, the petty god of primal emotions and savage urges).
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Steven M

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I know in Labyrinth Lord when your character reaches 0 hit points he dies. Do you guys follow the rule by the book or have a house rule? I know for myself I adopted the 2E -10 hit point rule. 
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I do the same as +Jeremy Smith​: unless it's an obvious insta-death, I let magical healing work within a turn or so.
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