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  • Fifty Years of Dungeons & Dragons Table of Contents

    Zach Howard, over at the Zenopus Archives, has posted the Table of Contents for Fifty Years of Dungeons & Dragons, which is very exciting. I have cross-posted the TOC from his blog (see below). It is particularly exciting to see the article he and Tony Rowe have written, alongside the article written by Gary Alan……


  • OSR Theory 1: Introductory Thoughts

    Some time ago, I had a discussion with a friend and fellow academic about the OSR — the Old School Revival, Renaissance, or possibly Rules.  Coming at this from an indie games perspective, he said he had never encountered any sort of theory behind the OSR, any attempt to provide an explanatory framework for what……


  • Tékumel Thursday 13: EPT Rules Updates-Combat Sequence

    Okay, this blog post has been delayed for a day, due to taking my cat Dorian to the vet.  He’s doing much better now, so I can finish this post.  I have also decided to split this post into two posts, because there is just so much to talk about when it comes to combat……