Murkhill Village

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No New Posts Village Commons - 1 Viewing

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

Moderators: Admin, Ebon Hearted Soul, ripx187

Sub-boards: Town Crier, The Graveyard

551 11,120 Comics - what do you like?
by ripx187
Dec 12, 2018 18:25:42 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

18 87 Mao's Spotlight on Here # 18
by El Borak
Dec 4, 2018 20:46:15 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, Ebon Hearted Soul, ripx187

Sub-boards: The Village Moot, Village Elders

141 2,624 Some Basics on Dungeon creation
by simrion
Dec 12, 2018 6:34:58 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, Ebon Hearted Soul, ripx187

39 252 Greg Svenson's Tonisborg Dungeon Kickstarter in the Works.
by secretsofblackmoor
Dec 3, 2018 13:28:26 GMT -5

Gateway to the Classic Campaign Settings

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No New Posts Blackmoor/First Fantasy Campaign

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.

18 382 Should we call historians to account for distorting Arneson?
by raikenclw
Dec 9, 2018 17:29:22 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

15 237 OD&D/CD&D and Greyhawk
by Mr Darke
Dec 1, 2018 15:22:06 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

10 71 Play-by-mail
by Q Man
Oct 4, 2018 13:03:11 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

187 2,090 House Rules that make you say "Huh?", from the early days
by simrion
Dec 11, 2018 5:42:00 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

50 662 Stocking the Dungeon BtB
by ripx187
Aug 15, 2018 22:39:27 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 69 Format Question
by ripx187
Dec 10, 2018 18:34:52 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.

9 26 Dark Dreams (Arduin Grimoire Vol. V), 1985
by bravewolf
Jun 30, 2017 15:08:39 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

57 212 Helvetia (Helvéczia)
by mormonyoyoman
Oct 26, 2018 1:43:08 GMT -5
No New Posts RuneQuest

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

Moderator: Admin

7 55 RuneQuest Classic
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Aug 25, 2018 16:14:11 GMT -5
No New Posts Traveller Rules & House Rules Discussion

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

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Cepheus Engine RPG and SRD

25 338 Classic Traveller - future plans
by mao
Sept 10, 2018 9:15:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Tunnels & Trolls

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

5 39 Tunnels & Trolls - which edition?
by mormonyoyoman
Sept 27, 2018 15:33:54 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

91 626 X! Series of Golden Age Comic games.
by simonw
Oct 10, 2018 5:12:56 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

18 162 Simulating Strategy and Tactical games.
by bravewolf
Sept 27, 2018 23:37:13 GMT -5

The Murkhill Projects Workship

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No New Posts Murkhill Bestiary of Fabulous Beasts and Wondrous Creatures

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

Moderator: Admin

196 920 Kobald Assassin
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Nov 16, 2018 14:09:55 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

38 134 Combat Boots
by bravewolf
Dec 4, 2018 0:16:25 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

37 307 I'm Twelve and What is This?
by FaerieGodfather
Nov 24, 2018 18:11:31 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

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

14 156 mao Shares His Spells With Us
by mao
Sept 17, 2018 19:18:37 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

36 189 The Thirty (or more) Post-Apocalyptic Worlds Intro & Q&A
by mao
Nov 19, 2018 13:30:26 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 the (MIY) Make It Yourself Designer

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Non-Fiction Source Material, Inspirational Fiction

98 649 Combining OD&D (3LBB's) and the Star Wars Universe
by Malcadon
Nov 25, 2018 22:49:17 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

33 41 The Ancient Antarctica Maps
by hengest
Sept 10, 2016 12:34:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for Domain Play

Running the campaign, our collected wisdom and campaigning tips.

Moderator: Admin

13 225 How do I go about running a "Planning Stage"
by True Black Raven
Jul 23, 2018 22:47:01 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 Ebon Hearted Soul
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

11 19 Session 008 Play Report
by bravewolf
Aug 9, 2017 23:21:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Darke's World - 1 Viewing

House Rules and Fantasy Earth Setting

Moderator: Mr Darke

20 174 Distilling it down: Greenhill
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Nov 2, 2018 13:15:09 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: Ebon Hearted Soul

Sub-board: Original World of Skârn campaign setting

23 107 Ebon's OD&D/Delving Deeper World of Skârn Notes
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Nov 12, 2018 1:30:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Kalibruhn - The World of Robert J Kuntz - 1 Viewing

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

74 339 Silver Eagle
by mao
Oct 15, 2018 16:58:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Northwind

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

Moderator: JMiskimen

10 53 Music to Game by
by Ebon Hearted Soul
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: morgan

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

7 57 OD&D Play-test is over. System stuff
by ripx187
Sept 18, 2018 17:06:39 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

9 134 So I decided to dip my toe into PBP
by El Borak
Sept 24, 2018 13:25:24 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: Ebon Hearted Soul

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

18 548 Part 02 - The Ruins of the Village of Thand OOC Thread
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Dec 12, 2018 16:30:43 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

37 1,249 (004) Negotiating New Crew
by joertexas
Dec 12, 2018 22:54:05 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 Ebon Hearted Soul
Jul 11, 2018 1:54:16 GMT -5


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