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, ripx187

Sub-boards: Town Crier, Board Status - Past History Repository

700 15,144 A Challenge from Death Even XIII
by El Borak
Jun 12, 2021 23:15:29 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?

Moderators: mao, Admin

57 200 Mao's Spotlight #56, A story for mao
by Death Even XIII
Jun 4, 2021 20:34:32 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, ripx187

79 532 The Perilous Dreamer has Some Things to Sell
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 12, 2021 11:29:19 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

5 101 Spinoff - En Garde! and Call of Cthulhu
by The Perilous Dreamer
May 30, 2021 17:24:11 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

36 165 Robert E. Howard's Crusader/Crusades Stories
by El Borak
Apr 30, 2021 11:44:44 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.

Moderators: Admin, The Perilous Dreamer

171 308 ***Blackmoor Week Day 1 September 24th, 2020***
by True Black Raven
Nov 30, 2020 2:22:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill Monastic Scriptorium (aka Ye Olde School Links and Resources)

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

Moderators: Admin, ripx187

Sub-boards: The Village Moot (aka The Polls), Village MeWe Groups

160 2,984 Ye Olde School List of Retro Games: Clones, Retro Clones, Emulations and What Have You!
by The Perilous Dreamer
Apr 26, 2021 12:30:32 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

46 257 "How You(I) Got Started" #1 (OD&D Month)
by semi-retired gamer
May 27, 2021 16:42:14 GMT -5

The Village Elders & Classic Campaign Settings

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

Sub-boards: Old School Fan Magazines, OD&D Philosophy of Play - Homebrew Rules, The Unofficial Supplements

221 2,423 Mundane Weapons Expanded
by mao
Jun 3, 2021 1:41:48 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

Sub-boards: Braunsteins and other proto RPGs, Blackmoor, Chainmail, Greyhawk, OD&D variations before January 1974 (Pre-Publication), Men & Magic, Monsters & Treasure, The Underworld & Wilderness Adventures, The Official Supplements

60 768 Let's talk about Elves for a second
by hengest
Apr 11, 2021 20:06:23 GMT -5
No New Posts The Strategic Review

This is the place to discuss The Strategic Review.

Moderator: Admin

7 72 Volume 1 Issue 1 The Strategic Review - Spring 1975
by The Perilous Dreamer
Apr 29, 2021 19:04:28 GMT -5
No New Posts The Dragon - later renamed Dragon

This is the place to discuss The Dragon and eventually also the Dragon. ;)

Moderator: Admin

21 26 The Dragon Volume 1 Issue 1 June 1976 Premier Issue
by The Perilous Dreamer
Apr 29, 2021 19:42:05 GMT -5

Murkhill's OD&D Retro Games; Clones, Retro Clones, Emulations, Simulations and What Have You

Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Chainmail Based Clones

Here is a place to discuss Chainmail based clones. The claim that Chainmail is the foundation of OD&D is a false narrative pushed by those who deny any contribution by Arneson and the role of Blackmoor. While Chainmail was an inspiration and an influence, but it was not the prime inspiration or prime influence.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-board: 27th Edition Platemail

2 5 27th Edition Platemail - Book of Magic
by hengest
Mar 27, 2021 20:55:41 GMT -5
No New Posts OD&D Related Games "Clones"

Here you can discuss the OD&D Retro Games; Clones, Retro Clones, Emulations, Simulations and What Have You

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Delving Deeper, Iron Falcon, Mazes & Minotaurs, Microlite74, Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, The Big Brown Book, The Grey Book

31 138 1974 Style RPG
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 12, 2021 22:00:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Other OD&D Related Games "Clones"

Here you can discuss Other OD&D Retro Games; Clones, Retro Clones, Emulations, Simulations and What Have You.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Full Metal Plate Mail, Mythical Journeys, Ruins & Ronin, Spellcraft & Swordplay (OD&D esque), Swords & Wizardry - All Versions, Treasure Hunters

5 98 [Basic] Mythical Journeys
by scottanderson
Apr 9, 2021 1:54:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Old School Origin Style Games

Game written to emulate the early days of roleplaying aka the Origin Style Games.

Sub-boards: Champions of ZED, Dragons at Dawn

10 47 Champions of ZED available on DriveThru
by El Borak
Sept 5, 2018 20:54:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Holmes Retro Clones and Games

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: BLUEHOLME™, Holmes77, The Holmes Companion, Mazes & Perils, Wizards, Warriors & Wyrms

20 155 BLUEHOLME™ Blueholme Brochure
by The Perilous Dreamer
Feb 28, 2020 0:38:26 GMT -5
No New Posts What Have You - Moldvay/Cook D&D Related Games

Here you can discuss Moldvay/Cook D&D Related Games.

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: ACKS - Adventurer Conqueror King, BFRPG - Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game, B/X Companion, Companion Expansion, Labyrinth Lord

2 29 Labyrinth Lord Character Generator
by Narmer
May 17, 2021 0:51:49 GMT -5
No New Posts What Have You - BECMI/Rules Cyclopedia Related Games

Moderator: Admin

Sub-boards: Dangers & Dweomers, The Blue Book of Dangers and Dweomers, Dark Dungeons, Darker Dungeons, Darkest Dungeons

3 36 [Dark Dungeons] Snobbery
by The Perilous Dreamer
Mar 29, 2021 3:06:25 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

32 155 Star Frontiers
by semi-retired gamer
May 29, 2021 21:19:22 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 86 Twilight: 2000
by raikenclw
Apr 17, 2021 23:54:41 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

30 174 Military Role-Playing Games (Recon, Twilight 2000, etc.)
by semi-retired gamer
May 30, 2021 9:55:33 GMT -5
No New Posts RuneQuest

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

Moderator: Admin

7 57 RuneQuest Classic
by semi-retired gamer
May 25, 2021 15:37:16 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

30 380 Differences between printings of Classic Traveller?
by Aarav
Apr 21, 2021 19:19:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Tunnels & Trolls

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

5 41 Ken St. Andre creator of Tunnels & Trolls
by hengest
Mar 8, 2021 21:24:03 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

23 238 simultaneous domain and campaign play - same characters
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 11, 2021 23:00:37 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

120 524 The Balkan Peninsula
by El Borak
Apr 30, 2021 12:52:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Alternate Realities Campaign Settings™

Moderator: Admin

1 5 Post About Your Alternate Realities Here
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 8, 2021 12:53:05 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 1,100 Exploding Pixies!
by hengest
Apr 13, 2021 18:24:52 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

64 344 1001 less than +1 swords(go ahead, add a few)
by hengest
Apr 12, 2021 19:27:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Perilous Dreams™ (the game) - 2 Viewing

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™, Fairies, Faeries & the Fey, Magical Creatures, Mega Fauna, Monsters, Mundane Animals, Mutant/Mutated Creatures, The Equipment Vault - Magical, The Equipment Vault - Mundane, The Weapons Vault - Magical, The Weapons Vault - Mundane, The Warriors Manual, The Warrior Priests Manual, The Wizards Manual

618 1,049 Fern flower
by hengest
Jun 12, 2021 13:31:31 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

45 387 [OD&D] Halenar Frosthelm: House Rules 46 years and counting
by The Perilous Dreamer
Jun 1, 2021 13:47:07 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

6 42 Real World Dank Dungeons
by hengest
Mar 11, 2021 9:09:39 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 53 Design a World? Method or Madness? Embrace the Full Gonzo!!
by Samson and Solomon
Feb 23, 2021 18:09:19 GMT -5
No New Posts The Spells of Murkhill™

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

Moderator: Mighty Darci

21 231 Ball of Kittens
by hengest
Apr 5, 2021 21:19:33 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

37 201 Other Apocalypses - Combining Tolkien and Howard
by hengest
Apr 13, 2021 16:46:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Murkhill's Space: 1977™ - 1 Viewing

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

8 123 My "How to" Guide to introduce folks to D&D and 0e
by hengest
Mar 31, 2021 22:59:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Advice for Domain Play

Running the campaign, our collected wisdom and campaigning tips.

Moderator: Admin

5 111 High Level Play
by mao
Apr 8, 2021 6:27:24 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

53 489 World building with young gamers in mind
by Death Even XIII
Jun 1, 2021 16:43:54 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

31 268 "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan..." -- mine this poem
by Mighty Darci
Jun 3, 2021 1:41:58 GMT -5

The Murkhill Homebrew Campaigns Community

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

This is where request your personal forum for your Homebrew Campaign.

Inactive forums are also archived 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 Lost Lands, The Toldara Campaign, Traveller: Tales From the Dragon Empire, Xul Campaign Setting

118 949 Origin of the gods
by hengest
Apr 6, 2021 18:08:56 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 25 Sessions 009-010 Play Report
by Fantasy King
Jan 3, 2021 23:08:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Darke's World

House Rules and Fantasy Earth Setting

Moderator: Mr Darke

25 238 [Mystara] Races
by The Perilous Dreamer
Mar 3, 2021 21:36:33 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: Ezra da Wikked Hob

Sub-board: Original World of Skârn campaign setting

23 120 Races of the Wilds of Drûn and the City-State of Thand
by Ezra da Wikked Hob
Jun 8, 2021 23:05:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Evening Bell

Hengest - The World of Evening Bell

Moderator: hengest

Sub-boards: Collaborative Threads, Fairy Tales, Mini-Projects and Thematic Threads, Modular Items / People / etc, Modular Subjective Experiences

52 696 tactile and bodily sensations
by The Bloody Nine
Jun 3, 2021 0:22:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Majestic Realms

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

Moderator: robertsconley

12 77 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: Armor World, Fragments, Galactic Empires CCG, Kalidon, The World of Mages, Legend of the Five Rings CCG, Magic The Gathering, 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, The Lost Continent, The World of Mote

217 1,123 The Fate Cards
by mao
Jun 10, 2021 7:18:02 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, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ III, Ruins of Murkhill Campaign™ IV Reboot of Murkhill Prime™, OD&D - PbP - 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 77 This Project is on hold
by hengest
Mar 8, 2021 23:02:22 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 21 Scorpion Isles, Southern Kingdom of Amarra
by True Black Raven
Feb 19, 2021 13:47:55 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.

Moderator: Admin

26 289 Moved: Interlude: A Friendly Game At The Lucky Draw (Players needed)
by Admin
Apr 28, 2021 9:34:41 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

28 441 OOC Info Thread for New PbP
by raikenclw
Apr 27, 2021 21:26:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Interlude: A Friendly Game At The Lucky Draw

raikenclw runs a mini game he calls an interlude - the pbp version of a one shot rather than a campaign.

Moderator: raikenclw

Sub-boards: Character Descriptions, The Lucky Draw

3 14 The Regular Evening Game
by raikenclw
May 10, 2021 0:03:51 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

44 2,904 (006B)Chase Above ShiraLea!
by Tophocles
Jun 13, 2021 1:10:34 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: Armour World Play by Post, 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.

129 4,706 Armour World on hold
by mao
Jun 2, 2021 3:56:01 GMT -5


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