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Author Topic: Spooky Adventures Better Than Nu-Ravenloft  (Read 327 times)


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Spooky Adventures Better Than Nu-Ravenloft
« on: May 15, 2021, 01:13:58 AM »
 There's a lot of OSR adventures that are better at being spooky than "Nu-Ravenloft". Here I talk about some of them!

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Re: Spooky Adventures Better Than Nu-Ravenloft
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2021, 10:00:21 AM »
Meanwhile, if you want pure Gothic stuff, Daniel James Hanley's Ghastly Affair work goes straight back to the sources and translates them to the OSR.

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Re: Spooky Adventures Better Than Nu-Ravenloft
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2021, 06:54:46 AM »
OSR products that I would recommend:


Beyond the Wall (and especially its companion volume Further Afield) my personal favourite

The Sword & Sorcery sister game to the above: Through Sunken Lands my new shiny favourite

Dungeon Crawl Classicsfor the funnel and the craziness

Old School Essentials for the nostaliga and ease of use plus the expansions

Dragon Warriors (and the adventures Sleeping Gods and Elven Crystals)- my favourit e alternative to D&D redux


Second the Gazeteers of the Known World especially Karameikos, Glantri and Rockhome

Midderlands for the detail and the creepy oddness

Dolmenwood for the fairy-tale feel

Scenarios[/u] (including only the ones I have run on more than one occasion)

Necropolis of Nuromen (really old school feel)
The Keep on the Borderlands (of course)
Shadowbrook Manor (lots of deadly fun)
The Stygian Garden of Abelia Prim (truly original and excellent)
The Gardens of Ynn (great ideas)
Grave of the Heartless

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