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The Vintage RPG Podcast

Jul 26, 2021

This week on the Vintage RPG Podcast, we look at the first book of monsters for D&D. The Monster Manual? Oh, no, not that — the first D&D monster book was All the Worlds’ Monsters (1977), from Chaosium! We talk about how salty that made TSR. More interesting, All the Worlds’ Monsters is sort of the first step in a...


Jul 19, 2021

A few weeks back, we talked about the Pagan Publishing Delta Green sourcebooks for Call of Cthulhu. This week on the Vintage RPG Podcast, we’re chatting about the standalone Delta Green RPG from Arc Dream (2016). Based on Call of Cthulhu sixth edition, the game makes some key modification to the sanity system. It also...


Jul 12, 2021

It ain’t treasure unless there’s some magic items, right?

This week on the Vintage RPG Podcast, we talk about the Encyclopedia Magica, a four volume collection of every magic item created for Dungeons & Dragons, from 1974 to 1993. It is a massive and intricate undertaking, pulling from every TSR publication —...


Jul 5, 2021

For a while now, Stu's been writing a book on RPGs. That changed last Monday, cuz he finished it. Hooray!

On this episode of the Vintage RPG Podcast, we talk about the book. In its current, unedited form, it is 165 chapters long, each chapter focusing on a specific book or product, and spans five decades of RPGs. The...


Jun 28, 2021

Get to level 100, fight 10,000 zombies, beat up Orcus, steal his stuff and murder Tiamat in H4 — The Throne of Bloodstone, one of the most ridiculous D&D adventures ever published. Is it good? Is it bad? YES! Join us as we check it out.

Plus, something a little different and a lot charming: in our Indie Elevator Pitch...