Murkhill Village

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No New Posts Village Commons

This board is for general old school discussion and general topics.

Moderators: Admin, Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod), ripx187

Sub-boards: Town Crier, The Graveyard, The Village Broadsides

624 12,156 Introductions
by Mighty Darci
Aug 19, 2019 22:15:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Village Center Stage

This is where mao shines the Spotlight On Threads he feels aren't getting the attention they deserve or the discussion that is warranted.

What do you think?

Moderator: mao

55 504 Mao's Spotlight on Here #24 One from a new guy.
by El Borak
Aug 19, 2019 22:01:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill Monastic Scriptorium

List any legal old school gaming resource or source of inspiration here. aka Ye Olde School Links and Resources

Moderators: Admin, Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod), ripx187

Sub-boards: The Village Moot, Village Elders, Village MeWe Groups

156 2,681 Thought Eater - Blog, Podcast and Free E-Zine
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jul 4, 2019 3:34:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Village Market

Looking for something, players, want to buy or sell something and things of this nature. The Classified Directory.

Moderators: Admin, Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod), ripx187

42 256 The Pit of Bones by Eldrad Wolfsbane
by Admin
Apr 3, 2019 10:44:25 GMT -5

Gateway to the Classic Campaign Settings

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No New Posts Blackmoor/First Fantasy Campaign - 1 Viewing

This is a place to discuss Blackmoor the First Fantasy Campaign by Dave Arneson with contributions by Richard Snider, who played the Flying Monk in the original Blackmoor campaign and with whom he later wrote Adventures in Fantasy. And to discuss all other Dave Arneson stuff.

18 398 Should we call historians to account for distorting Arneson?
by El Borak
Aug 12, 2019 10:50:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Greyhawk

Here is a place to discuss Greyhawk and house rules of Gary Gygax and other Gygax stuff.

Moderator: Admin

15 240 Greyhawk Websites
by The Perilous Dreamer
Apr 4, 2019 10:09:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Wilderlands of High Fantasy

Wilderlands of High Fantasy of Judges Guild fame.

Moderator: Admin

5 44 Have you used the Wilderlands?
by Yaleric
Sept 27, 2018 15:22:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Arduin the Setting - Dave Hargrave

This is the place to discuss Arduin as a setting and to post resources pertaining to Arduin as a setting. Also to include the world of Khaas.

Moderator: Admin

12 84 The Continent of Archaela
by El Borak
May 24, 2019 12:21:53 GMT -5

Murkhill Rules Discussion

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No New Posts OD&D House Rules Discussion

Discuss your own and other's house rules, particularly as they pertain to maintaining a campaign and its setting.

Moderator: Admin

198 2,226 New Classes for OD&D
by mao
Aug 19, 2019 15:28:13 GMT -5
No New Posts OD&D Rules Discussion

Discuss Chainmail, the LBBs, and the supplements as they pertain to campaigns and settings.

Moderator: Admin

51 665 Arneson's Battle in the Skies
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jul 23, 2019 17:40:01 GMT -5

Murkhill's Classic Old School RPGs

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No New Posts Pre-OD&D Classic Games

Here is the place to discuss precursors to OD&D and to discuss playtest documents.

Sub-boards: Braunsteins, Beyond This Point Be Dragons

6 39 VIDEO: An interview with David A. Wesely
by mormonyoyoman
Jul 12, 2018 16:00:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Adventures in Fantasy

Adventures in Fantasy was written by Dave Arneson and Richard Snider (Powers & Perils). This forum is the place to discuss the system, house rules, and post resources

Moderator: semi-retired gamer

Sub-board: Powers & Perils

22 70 Format Question
by Mighty Darci
Jan 3, 2019 21:52:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Arduin - The Rules

This is a place to discuss all versions of Arduin as a rule set. While the focus is on the Arduin Trilogy as both an Unofficial D&D Supplement and as its own Home-brewed Rules set, all versions are fair game to discuss.

10 30 Alignment Languages
by bravewolf
Jan 19, 2019 13:09:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Dangerous Journeys - Mythus Fantasy Setting

A place to discuss the Mythus Fantasy Setting of Dangerous Journeys a game by Gary Gygax.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Aerth Re-Imagined - The Prespos Version

99 431 Kutch
by Admin
Aug 3, 2019 19:53:02 GMT -5
No New Posts RuneQuest

This is the place where you can discuss RuneQuest and/or Glorantha and related topics.

Moderator: Admin

7 56 RuneQuest Classic
by LouGoncey
Apr 3, 2019 6:11:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Traveller Rules & House Rules Discussion - 2 Viewing

This is the place to discuss rules and house rules for various editions of Traveller.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Cepheus Engine RPG and SRD

28 347 Back Cover Copy for the Traveller 1977 Rule Box
by raikenclw
Jul 9, 2019 0:18:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Tunnels & Trolls

This is the place to discuss all Editions of Tunnels & Trolls

5 40 Tunnels & Trolls - which edition?
by LouGoncey
Feb 28, 2019 19:36:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Post Apocalyptic Old School Games

The is the place to discuss all of the old school post apocalyptic games.

Sub-boards: Gamma World, Metamorphosis Alpha

26 187 The ultimate post apocalypse future sci fi
by secretsofblackmoor
Nov 20, 2018 10:49:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Other TSR Games

This is the place to discuss other TSR Games.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Other Classic D&D Rule Sets

33 132 Star Frontiers
by randyb
Oct 2, 2018 17:00:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Simulacra of Old School RPGs

Discuss any of the many simulacra/emulations and "retro clones" of D&D, e.g., BLUEHOLME™, Swords & Wizardry, Zylarthen, ACKS, Basic Fantasy, Champions of ZED, Dark Dungeons, Delving Deeper, For Gold & Glory, Labyrinth Lord, Mazes & Peril, OSRIC and more.

Please start a thread's subject line with [S&W} or [ACKS] or the like so that we can tell which system is being discussed, that way your readers will be on the same page you are.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: BLUEHOLME™, Champions of ZED, Dark Dungeons RPG / House of Darkness Supplement, Dragons at Dawn, Delving Deeper RPG, Mythical Journeys, Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Treasure Hunters

92 631 Reviews of Delving Deeper
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Mar 17, 2019 16:56:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Wargames/Domain Level Play & Etc.

A place to discuss Wargames, both board games and with miniatures, as well as Domain Level Play in Campaigns. Other related topics are also welcome!

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Chainmail, Donald Featherstone, Warriors of Mars, Tony Bath

19 173 The Wargamers That Won a Real War!
by Mighty Darci
Jan 5, 2019 17:28:41 GMT -5

The Murkhill Projects Workship

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No New Posts Murkhill Bestiary of Fabulous Beasts and Wondrous Creatures - 1 Viewing

This is the place to post all of the Monsters in your campaigns.

Moderator: Admin

243 1,064 Slave-Swine
by mao
Aug 21, 2019 7:24:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill Magic Items

This the place to talk about OD&D Magic and Magic Items, both existing and homebrewed/houseruled.

Moderator: Admin

53 183 Gnoll Tentacle
by mao
Mar 20, 2019 8:39:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill Mashup - OD&D and 2E by TPD & Friends

The Perilous Dreamer (Halenar Frosthelm) does a mashup of OD&D and 2nd Ed AD&D with a little help from his friends. The idea being to keep the good stuff from OD&D and add more good stuff in a rules light DIY way from 2nd Ed AD&D.

Moderator: The Perilous Dreamer

3 18 What should we call it?
by mao
Jul 29, 2019 14:29:42 GMT -5
No New Posts The Murkhill Workshop

The Forum is for the posting of any creative material for any category that consists of one or more threads, but is not currently a "official active project". Inactive projects will reside in subforums under this section.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: (Campaign Setting) War Toys: Full Plastic Racket, Galactic Dragons: Immortal Heroes of the Celestial Aether, Gamma World 2E Campaign Setting, Mini Module Project, Sellswords & Godwars: Old-School Player's Options for Fantasy Roleplaying

38 319 A megadungeon idea and a question about its setting
by The Perilous Dreamer
Aug 19, 2019 15:16:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Deepest Darkest Forests

A place for ideas and thoughts about deep dark forests and designing wilderness areas for your campaigns.

Moderator: Admin

4 20 Haunted Forests
by mormonyoyoman
Oct 23, 2018 14:25:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Mythic Underworld and Living Dungeons - 1 Viewing

This is the place to discuss the integration of the Mythic Underworld into your campaign and create your own Living Dungeons.

Moderators: Dartanian, mao

10 49 This space is for your cool dungeon room or feature!
by mormonyoyoman
Feb 9, 2018 14:12:57 GMT -5
No New Posts The Spells of Murkhill

A place to create new spells made from scratch for OD&D.

Moderator: Mighty Darci

16 164 World Changing Spells
by mao
Aug 21, 2019 12:25:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Post-Apocalyptic Campaign Settings

Discussion for a work in progress Post-Apocalyptic Campaign Setting with elements drawn from many places, including but not limited to The Horseclans series by Robert Adams and the Hiero Series by Sterling E. Lanier. I will be mixing in elements from dozens of sources.

Moderator: Admin

36 191 What caused the Apocalypse?
by El Borak
Apr 3, 2019 20:50:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Space: 1977

Collaborative Rules/Campaign World Creation shared-universe pbp campaign based on a mashup of Traveler and the 1977 LBBs.and each person creating clusters or solar systems, individually and/or jointly.

Moderators: Vile, makofan

Sub-board: Murkhill's Perilous - Subsector

40 286 Murkhill subsector as a Traveller booklet
by Mighty Darci
Jul 18, 2018 21:02:16 GMT -5

Murkhill Campaign Creation Guides

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No New Posts Advice for Campaign Play

Here is a place where we share about running campaigns and we'll include one shots and special event games here too.

Moderator: Admin

8 107 How do I go about running a "Planning Stage"
by True Black Raven
Jul 23, 2018 22:47:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for Domain Play

Running the campaign, our collected wisdom and campaigning tips.

Moderator: Admin

5 106 Another End Game: Arbitrage
by jmccann
May 28, 2016 14:12:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for Running PbP Games

Here we can talk about running Play by Post games and our experiences.

Moderator: Admin

3 50 Play-By-Post advice
by raikenclw
Mar 5, 2018 2:56:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for the (MIY) Make It Yourself Designer

Moderator: Admin

47 272 Assigning Lords and Ladies in a Homebrew setting
by ripx187
May 14, 2019 21:12:36 GMT -5
No New Posts Art - Campaign Inspirations

Post original art here and links to art that inspires your campaign. The creator of original art retains all rights unless otherwise stated by the artist.

Moderators: Necromancer, Admin

13 179 The art of Frank Frazetta
by Mighty Darci
Oct 24, 2018 10:40:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Creating Campaigns Maps

A place for discussion and resources for creating good campaign maps.

Moderator: Admin

40 104 A Look at InKarnate - Map Maker Beta
by elanfanboy
Dec 19, 2018 22:06:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Inspirational Fiction

There is where you can discuss all kinds of fiction and how it inspires you. Not limited to SF or Fantasy. Also feel free to start threads about a specific author.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Non-Fiction Source Material

54 346 (Prime Inspiration) The Arabian Nights (1001 Nights)
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Jun 27, 2018 23:52:01 GMT -5

Murkhill Community Homebrew Campaigns

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No New Posts How to Have Your Campaign Listed In the Murkhill Archives

We can talk about your Campaign here.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Aerth - Merctime's World, Atherdain --- Fallen Kingdoms, Blues for the Red Sun, Broken World Campaign, Chainmail Hearts campaign, Fatal Planet Campaign, Kalanlania Archipelago Campaign, Khordesh: The Shattered Lands, The Lost Lands, Perilous Realms Campaign, Planet Eris, those few who chase whispers from deep below where the moon smiles, The Death Cult Campaign, The Life and Times of Gronan of Symmeria, The Toldara Campaign, Traveller: Tales From the Dragon Empire, Xul Campaign Setting

117 939 The Trickster (Jack) Character
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Aug 14, 2018 21:45:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Arduous Adventures in the Kingdom of Arduin

Bravewolf will be posting play reports, plus background and commentary on how we are mixing the Arduin and AD&D elements.

Moderator: bravewolf

12 20 Sessions 009-010 Play Report
by bravewolf
Mar 29, 2019 1:11:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Darke's World

House Rules and Fantasy Earth Setting

Moderator: Mr Darke

23 205 Life Gets in the Way
by mao
Jul 9, 2019 13:37:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Ebon Hearted Soul's the Multiverse of Akar

This is the place for Ebon Hearted Soul's the Multiverse of Akar and Ebon Hearted Soul's World of Skârn campaign setting.

Moderator: Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)

Sub-board: Original World of Skârn campaign setting

23 111 The Great Wonders of the World of Skârn
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Jun 3, 2019 16:42:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Kalibruhn - The World of Robert J Kuntz

Discussion of Kalibruhn

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: The Robert J Kuntz - Design/D&D History

69 1,435 Robilar's Ado
by Admin
Jun 28, 2018 9:37:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Majestic Realms

A place to discuss Rob Conley's Majestic Wilderlands and hexcrawl settings like Blackmarsh.

Moderator: robertsconley

9 42 Wilderlands of High Fantasy List
by dragondaddy
Oct 10, 2018 20:46:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Mao's (Bob's) Worlds

Bob's Worlds: the infinite frontiers. These are the strange twists and turns of Bob's mind. The mind of Bob's continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no mind has gone before.

Moderator: mao

Sub-boards: Fragments, Mysantia, Other Worlds, Stolen World, Sundered Worlds, The First River Valley, The Golden City and the Silver Forest, The Dragon's Lair Project

85 382 The single creature campaign
by mao
Aug 10, 2019 12:37:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Northwind

A place to discuss all things Northwind - jmiskimens campaign world.

10 53 Music to Game by
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Aug 9, 2018 2:55:22 GMT -5
No New Posts Ruins of Murkhill Campaign

This is where we can talk about and provide details of The Ruins of Murkhill Campaign. These are the worlds of Halenar Frosthelm, The Perilous Dreamer.

Moderator: The Perilous Dreamer

Sub-boards: Ruins of Murkhill Campaign I Part A & B, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign II Redwall Inspired Campaign, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign III - Half-Elf Campaign, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign IV Reboot of Murkhill Prime, The Storozian Empire Campaign

19 118 Important Notes
by Admin
Jul 14, 2018 8:54:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Tarrozian Campaign

House Rules, Fantasy World, Campaign Events

Moderator: Crimhthan The Great

Sub-board: Ancient & Modern Mammals & Mega Fauna

24 1,500 Player Character Races
by El Borak
Jul 30, 2018 22:55:24 GMT -5
No New Posts The Ever Expanding World of Ripper X

A place to discuss The Ever Expanding World of Ripper X!

Moderator: ripx187

9 70 City #1: Terrapin Crossing
by ripx187
Jul 9, 2019 22:22:31 GMT -5
No New Posts The World's of Dragondaddy

This is the place to read about and discuss dragondaddy's D&D and Traveller Campaigns.

Moderator: dragondaddy

Sub-boards: Etrania, Frontier Sector

6 20 Northern Kingdoms
by Jakob Grimm
Sept 26, 2018 15:14:53 GMT -5

Murkhill's Play By Post Games

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No New Posts Murkhill's Play By Post Game Openings Information

If you are looking for a Play By Post game to play in, game openings for players and other information will be posted in this forum.

Moderators: Admin, ffilz, erisred, The Red Baron, makofan, jmccann, Ronin84, tetramorph, merctime, todd

16 216 PBP Concerns
by Mighty Darci
Jun 24, 2019 1:00:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Ruins of Dorgand

This is the play by post for the Ruins of Dorgand with your DM Ebon Hearted Soul.

Moderator: Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)

Sub-boards: Character Creation, House Rules, Maps and Mapping, The Ice Cream Parlor aka Out of Character Conversation

20 695 Part 02 - Exploring the Lodge - Exploring the cellar
by Mighty Darci
Aug 19, 2019 22:11:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Traveller - Exploring Mantan - 1 Viewing

erisred's Traveller Universe - Mantan Sector - Mantan Subsector - centered on the Mantan system. Using a mix of 1st and 2nd edition rules, and bits and pieces from other rpgs as well as completely house ruled things.

Moderator: erisred

Sub-boards: The Library, Working Passage

39 1,557 OOC: All Out of Character/Out of Game Chatter
by Chuck
Aug 21, 2019 13:28:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Play By Post Games on Hiatus

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: OD&D - Ruins of Murkhill Campaign V - The Perilous Dreamer

31 821 Discussion Thread & request to join/waiting list
by The Perilous Dreamer
Nov 19, 2018 13:40:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Inactive Play By Post Games

Here will be the inactive online games so that folks can still read them. If a game goes active again, let me know and I'll revive its forum standings...

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Dun Kells Risk Campaign, Merctime's Adventures in Aerth - A Delving Deeper/OD&D Campaign, Middelsae Campaign Round 1: Battle of Holy Grove - On Hiatus, OD&D - Frank's Wilderlands, RB's Holmes Basic Game, Todd's DD/OE Sandbox/Hexcrawl, Traveller - Murkhill Subsector, Traveller - The Wine Dark Rift.

89 3,543 Character Creation
by Emiya Ebonblade (Ebon da Mod)
Jul 11, 2018 1:54:16 GMT -5

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