‘Gates of Shun-Zin’ is Now Available on DrivethruRPG!

Available now on DrivethruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/418968/SHOTGLASS-ROUNDS13-Gates-of-ShunZin GATES OF SHUN-ZIN is the 13th adventure in the SHOTGLASS ROUNDS series! This 64-page PDF adventure is compatible with 5e, Old School Essentials (OSE), OSR retro-clones based on Basic/Expert, and includes 5e and full OSE monster stats! GATES OF SHUN-ZIN is for 3rd-Level characters and can be played as a One-Shot or asContinue reading “‘Gates of Shun-Zin’ is Now Available on DrivethruRPG!”

MAPS FOR FANTASY RPGs 4 & 5 Available at DrivethruRPG!

Hi all, Maps for Fantasy RPGs 4 & 5 Digital Maps Packages are now available on DrivethruRPG at https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/13989/Laidback-DM/subcategory/31533_39605/Digital-Maps DMs and fantasy TTRPG designers always need maps, but they’re not always easy for people to make, especially if you want a particular hand drawn aesthetic that you can’t get with digital map making applications.  MapsContinue reading “MAPS FOR FANTASY RPGs 4 & 5 Available at DrivethruRPG!”

Dragon Warriors Resources – Free Map, Roll20 Rules & Casket of Fays

About a year back (has it been that long?) I played a few games of Dragon Warriors, a cool OSR game by Dave Morris and Oliver Johnson, which features some annoyingly inconsistent systems lol. Despite that, the combat was fast moving and the atmosphere was great! For a full review of Dragon Warriors, click here.Continue reading “Dragon Warriors Resources – Free Map, Roll20 Rules & Casket of Fays”

Free Map: Old School Cavern

Time for a free map! I love drawing maps by hand for Dungeons & Dragons adventures. I have far too many, so I like to give away my maps whenever I can. This map comes with a grid and can be used for face-to-face games or Roll20, Fantasy Grounds, or Foundry! This map is freeContinue reading “Free Map: Old School Cavern”

Brutal Damage in DnD 5e

Some people (oldies and grognards, like me) remember when D&D was a lot more lethal for player characters (PCs). 5e changed all that. Now players have a suitably comfortable time with only a few chances of actually dying in a campaign (players don’t really like their characters dying unless its part of a game-changing eventContinue reading “Brutal Damage in DnD 5e”

Fantasy Maps – hand drawn vs. digital

I’m a huge fan of maps. I draw lots of them, and occasionally give them away free on this site. But I’m a bit old school when it comes to my preferences. I love hand drawn maps, but I’m not a fan of digital maps. Why don’t I like fully digitally created maps? They takeContinue reading “Fantasy Maps – hand drawn vs. digital”

Real Men Play D&D (when their girlfriends aren’t looking)

Like many young nerds, I played Dungeons and Dragons, a tabletop fantasy role playing game and glowing beacon for nerdity everywhere. Now some of you reading this blog (if there are actually any of you), may be wondering just what this D&D thing is.