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, Board Status - Past History Repository

670 12,602 ***Blackmoor Week Day 1 September 24th, 2020***
by The Perilous Dreamer
Sept 24, 2020 21:04:16 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

63 540 Mao's Spotlight on here: TPD and Dave, a review #1
by ampleframework
May 7, 2020 9:33:46 GMT -5
No New Posts The Village Spinoff

The Village Spinoff is inspired by Robert J Kuntz and an Interview that he gave. See the Stickied Post and Read it First.

Moderator: Admin

2 65 Spinoff - Dinner Guests any five writers any time period
by The Perilous Dreamer
Sept 13, 2020 23:27:02 GMT -5
No New Posts The Village Bards Emeritus

Inspirational Authors and Materials related to their efforts.
Robert E Howard, Edgar Rice Burroughs,

Moderator: Admin

32 124 The Verse pf Robert E Howard
by El Borak
Jun 24, 2018 22:42:38 GMT -5
No New Posts The Village Celebrates 2020 - The Year of Blackmoor - 50th Anniversary

This is wear we will collect the threads that link to things that celebrate 2020 - The Year of Blackmoor - 50th Anniversary, Blackmoor Campaign Day, Blackmoor Week and Dave Arneson Game Day for the year 2020.
All past and future Blackmoor/Dave Arneson Celebrations will also be located here.

Moderator: Admin

170 306 2020 - The Year of Blackmoor - 50th Anniversary - June 08
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 9, 2020 3:47:51 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 MeWe Groups

152 2,695 Format your homebrew adventures
by The Perilous Dreamer
Mar 3, 2020 4:09:35 GMT -5
No New Posts The Village Broadsides

This is a place for Blog Posts, Articles and other Items of Interest that may have appeared any number of places. Things that are slightly aged will be moved from the Village Commons to this location.
Threads celebrating gaming related things will also be moved to this forum.

Moderator: Admin

46 239 "How You(I) Got Started" #1 (OD&D Month)
by Admin
May 27, 2020 14:42:05 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

52 363 Wizard Funk 2 on Kickstarter
by dicebro
Feb 22, 2020 20:50:42 GMT -5

The Village Elders & Classic Campaign Settings

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No New Posts David Wesely - Braunstein - Nascent Roleplaying

Braunstein - a series of gradually developing game events that takes it name from the first scenario set in the fictional German town of Braunstein.(Unpublished [1967 - present) Other games: Strategos N (self-published 1967, 1970), Bombers and Battleships (self-published, 1969), Valley Forge (TSR, Inc., 1976), Valley Forge II (self-published, 1976)

Moderator: Admin

5 42 Rules for playing a Braunstein
by ampleframework
May 7, 2020 6:08:53 GMT -5
No New Posts David "Dave" L. Arneson - Blackmoor - OD&D - First Fantasy Campaign - Adventures in Fantasy

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 including OD&D.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Adventures in Fantasy, Beyond This Point Be Dragons, Secrets of Blackmoor - The True History of Dungeons & Dragons

49 622 Secrets of Blackmoor Now on Amazon Prime
by Akatanbo
May 20, 2020 5:12:31 GMT -5
No New Posts E. Gary Gygax - Greyhawk - OD&D - plus Chainmail - 1 Viewing

Here is a place to discuss Greyhawk, OD&D and house rules of Gary Gygax and other Gygax stuff such as Chainmail.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Dangerous Journeys - Mythus Fantasy Setting

29 368 Gygax 2005 House Rules (with link)
by The Perilous Dreamer
May 17, 2020 2:27:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Robert "Rob" J. Kuntz aka Robilar - Kalibruhn™

A place to talk about all things Rob Kuntz has been involved in.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: The Robert J Kuntz - Design/D&D History, Kalibruhn™ - The World of Robert J Kuntz

76 1,499 Public Notice Filed by Robert J Kuntz of Three Line Studio
by mao
Nov 5, 2019 8:31:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Greg Svenson - aka The Great Svenny - Tonisborg

The Tonisborg Dungeon & Blackmoor player.

Moderator: Admin

4 15 Hard Bound 1st Edition Tonisborg Dungeon Module Book.
by Mighty Darci
Jan 25, 2020 2:31:41 GMT -5
No New Posts M.A.R. (Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman) Barker (born Phillip Barker) - Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne

Discuss Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne

Moderator: Admin

1 2 Bundle of Holding TÉKUMEL Bargain!!!!!!!!!!
by simrion
Jun 12, 2019 5:17:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Jeff Berry aka Chirine Ba Kal of Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne

Chirine Ba Kal of Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne
Also played in Blackmoor and in Greyhawk. Also played in Braunstein games.

Moderator: Admin

6 64 Links for Jeff Berry
by Admin
Jan 1, 2020 19:37:07 GMT -5
No New Posts James Ward - Metamorphosis Alpha - Gamma World

Here you can discuss all things James Ward and his games.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Gamma World, Metamorphosis Alpha

22 128 OD&D & Gamma World
by The Perilous Dreamer
Apr 3, 2020 19:02:21 GMT -5
No New Posts David "Dave" A. Hargrave - Arduin

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

35 216 Dave Hargrave Day May 25th - 2020 The Dream Weaver
by The Perilous Dreamer
May 25, 2020 22:05:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Robert "Bob" Eugene Bledsaw - Judges Guild - Wilderlands of High Fantasy

Wilderlands of High Fantasy of Judges Guild fame. You can discuss all Judges Guild related things here.

Moderator: Admin

10 71 The Wilderlands, as I saw it.
by hengest
Oct 15, 2019 16:53:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Other Elders of Note

Craig VanGrasstek - Rules of the Game of Dungeon (1974)
Richard L. Snider - Powers & Perils

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Robert The Bald of Blackmoor Fame, Richard L. Snider - Powers & Perils, Michael Mornard aka Gronan of Simmerya

15 202 Rules to the Game of Dungeon (1974)
by The Perilous Dreamer
Dec 23, 2019 22:11:08 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

202 2,347 6 second rounds
by ripx187
Jun 16, 2020 12:09:30 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

52 694 Experiments and thoughts with Outdoor Survival
by The Perilous Dreamer
Sept 2, 2020 0:33:16 GMT -5

Murkhill's Other Old School RPGs Discussion

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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

32 139 Boot Hill (1975)
by simrion
May 8, 2020 10:47:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Post Apocalyptic Old School Games

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

7 79 The ultimate post apocalypse future sci fi
by secretsofblackmoor
Nov 20, 2018 10:49:28 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

98 660 Using Delving Deeper V5 to Stock a Dungeon
by karaunios
May 24, 2020 13:43:34 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

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

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: Cepheus Engine RPG and SRD

30 375 Differences between printings of Classic Traveller?
by ampleframework
May 12, 2020 15:33:13 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 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: Donald Featherstone, Warriors of Mars, Tony Bath

21 222 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 Aerth Re-Imagined - The Prespos Version

Aerth of Dangerous Journeys Re-Imagined

Moderator: Admin

96 427 Kutch
by Admin
Aug 3, 2019 19:53:02 GMT -5
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

286 1,123 Ambush Dogs
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 26, 2020 5:48:19 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

61 255 1001 +1 swords w/ Pizzazz(add some)
by mao
Apr 17, 2020 4:45:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Perilous Dreams™ (the game)

The Perilous Dreamer™ (Halenar Frosthelm™) works on ideas that someday may be a Fantasy Adventure & Exploration Game titled Perilous Dreams™.

This is the place where we kick around ideas.

Moderator: The Perilous Dreamer

Sub-boards: Catacomb 74™, The Equipment Vault - Mundane, The Weapons Vault - Mundane, The Warriors Manual, The Warrior Priests Manual, The Wizards Manual

27 251 Introduction and Further Notes
by mao
Apr 30, 2020 9:49:30 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

38 323 A megadungeon idea and a question about its setting
by restless
Nov 8, 2019 18:56:04 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 23 Dark Places Lookbook
by The Perilous Dreamer
Nov 6, 2019 18:45:55 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 52 Design a World? Method or Madness? Embrace the Full Gonzo!!
by hengest
Nov 3, 2019 19:45:31 GMT -5
No New Posts The Spells of Murkhill™

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

Moderator: Mighty Darci

18 225 Summon Battle Djinn
by mao
May 26, 2020 2:34:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Post-Apocalyptic Campaign Settings™

Discussion for a work in progress Post-Apocalyptic Campaign Setting with elements inspired by dozens, if not hundreds, of sources.

Moderator: Admin

37 200 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 Traveller, 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

8 120 My "How to" Guide to introduce folks to D&D and 0e
by ampleframework
May 9, 2020 8:28:20 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

4 55 Running a Play-by-Post Game
by Paladin
Sept 20, 2020 23:41:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for the (MIY) Make It Yourself Designer

Moderator: Admin

46 273 Ice volcanoes
by hengest
Oct 23, 2019 22:10:27 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

13 181 The art of Frank Frazetta
by Mighty Darci
Jan 25, 2020 2:21:42 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

27 237 A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall
by The Perilous Dreamer
Sept 4, 2020 1:06:37 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, Northwind, 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 Lost Lands, The Toldara Campaign, Traveller: Tales From the Dragon Empire, Xul Campaign Setting

126 979 How do I get my own campaign forum?
by hengest
Oct 13, 2019 8:05:41 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 24 Sessions 009-010 Play Report
by bravewolf
Feb 22, 2020 1:49:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Darke's World

House Rules and Fantasy Earth Setting

Moderator: Mr Darke

25 236 [Mystara] Races
by The Perilous Dreamer
May 22, 2020 9:17:31 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

23 111 The Great Wonders of the World of Skârn
by Ebon Hearted Soul
Jun 3, 2019 16:42:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Evening Bell

Hengest - The World of Evening Bell

Moderator: hengest

24 287 "scratch paper" / journal thread (comments welcome)
by mao
Sept 12, 2020 5:32:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Majestic Realms

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

Moderator: robertsconley

10 64 Concerning Bat in the Attic Games
by The Perilous Dreamer
Feb 25, 2020 1:22:25 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, Galactic Empires CCG, Micro Planes, Mysantia, One Thread Worlds, Other Worlds, Parisia, the last City, Stolen World, Sundered Worlds, The Dragon's Lair Project, The Empire of Earth, The First River Valley, The Golden City and the Silver Forest, Kalidon, The World of Mages, The World of Mote

175 756 Links(with images of cards)
by mao
Sept 16, 2020 7:32:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ - 1 Viewing

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, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ III, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ IV Reboot of Murkhill Prime™, OD&D - Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ V - The Perilous Dreamer™, The Storozian Empire Campaign™

50 939 Discussion Thread & request to join/waiting list
by The Perilous Dreamer
Nov 19, 2018 13:40:59 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

10 76 This Project is on hold
by The Perilous Dreamer
Feb 16, 2020 0:29:12 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™

Board Threads Posts Last Post
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

18 246 PbP Question re: adventure hooks
by Paladin
Sept 23, 2020 12:49:43 GMT -5
No New Posts OD&D - Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ VI - The Perilous Dreamer™

This is the new pbp game by The Perilous Dreamer.

Moderator: The Perilous Dreamer

Sub-boards: Character Creation, General Knowledge & Things You Think You Know, House Rules, FAQ, Announcements and Other, Maps & Mapping

20 160 OOC Info Thread for New PbP.
by Paladin
Sept 21, 2020 16:50:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Traveller - Exploring Mantan

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

40 2,034 OOC: All Out of Character/Out of Game Chatter
by raikenclw
Sept 22, 2020 23:15:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Play By Post Games on Hiatus

Moderator: Admin

1 1 Nothing in Hiatus status at this time
by The Perilous Dreamer
May 13, 2020 2:39:02 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, Ruins of Dorgand, Todd's DD/OE Sandbox/Hexcrawl, Traveller - Murkhill Subsector, Traveller - The Wine Dark Rift.

109 4,246 Part 02 - The Ruins of the Village of Thand OOC Thread
by Mighty Darci
Sept 3, 2019 20:50:38 GMT -5


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