Category Archives: Fantasy fiction

Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 7

Almost caught up on my old school Dungeons & Dragons posts from twitter!  So here’s part 7! UK4: When a Star Falls (1984), by Graeme Morris.  We start today with another of the UK-produced modules, which tend to have a … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 6

Still doing the research on some new physics blog posts, but in the meantime, I have a lot of old school Dungeons & Dragons to catch up on! So before I share more science tricks, here’s part 6! CB1: Conan … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 5

Trying to keep my game of catch-up on old school D&D alive, so here’s part 5! WG5: Mordenkainen’s Fantastic Adventure (1984), by Robert J. Kuntz and Gary Gygax. This adventure is reeeeeally old school, even though it was published in … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 4

Time for another edition of Old School Dungeons & Dragons! I did soooooo many of these threads on twitter, I’m kinda amazed and appalled. Still have many to catch up on here… DDA1: Arena of Thyatis (1990), by John Nephew. … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 3

Working hard to make my old school D&D posts catch up to the ones I’ve done on twitter, which were a lot! Part 1 of Old School Dungeons & Dragons on the blog can be read here, and part 2 … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 2

As long as I’m still on an old school kick, let me try and catch up with all my posts from twitter! Part 1 of Old School Dungeons & Dragons on the blog can be read here. Without further ado, … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 1

In recent months, I’ve been somewhat obsessed with my early years of Dungeons & Dragons. I got into the hobby around 1981, the year that the red box Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set came out, and was a pretty hard … Continue reading

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An Ode to the “Tomb of Horrors”

(NOTE: Updated the post to include one additional Tomb-related adventure, which I completely forgot about while first writing!) Part of this feeling on my part is certainly nostalgia, but there really isn’t anything quite like the original Advanced Dungeons & … Continue reading

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The Broken Earth Trilogy, by N.K. Jemisin

Let’s start with the end of the world, why don’t we? Get it over with and move on to more interesting things. So begins the beautiful, haunting, and apocalyptic Broken Earth Trilogy, written by N.K. Jemisin.  It begins with The … Continue reading

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Fred Saberhagen’s Swords Trilogy

At the end of 2017, we were treated to the news that Amazon was planning a new series based on Tolkien’s classic Lord of the Rings series. The response on the internet seemed to be a bit of a collective … Continue reading

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