Category Archives: Conventions

Would you go to a UK Old School Con?

[poll id=”4″] Ok seriously considering this one for 2013.  D101 Games has a bit of a split personality, in that we have our OSR games ( OpenQuest  and Crypts & Things ) and then our Storytelling/indie games ( Monkey, WordPress … Continue reading

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The Eternal City of Damnation

Its time to go to Furnace, my annual pilgrimage to this two day con in Sheffield UK. Last year I started what I hope will become an annual tradition, the Saturday night Old School D&D game. In 2010 I ran … Continue reading

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OpenQuest at Big Bad Con

Big Bad Con is a con in the Bay Area , San Fransisco 7-9th October. Ben Monroe will running the following OpenQuest game Shadows Grey and Grim GM: Ben Monroe System: OpenQuest Variations: Few Power Level: Experienced Characters Experience Required: … Continue reading

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The Furnace – how it went

Ok the short version of this was that it Rocked mightily 🙂 It was a Saturday night game and fully booked with with six players.  I’d been running all day and had been on the beers the night before, so … Continue reading

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We played D&D :)

A quick post, post-Furnace convention (Sheffield UK last weekend just gone). My fuzzled brain is still recovering from the sheer awesome that this con was, but for now some pics from my FULLY BOOKED Saturday night of D&D (powered by … Continue reading

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The Furnace – Progress report

As the con (Furnace, Sheffield UK) approaches this weekend, I’m taking a slow but steady approach to writing the Furnace. Systems wise I’ve settled on Labyrinth Lord. Even though I’ve got printed versions of Swords and Wizardry and Osric, LL … Continue reading

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The Furnace

So the creative part of my brain was engaged last night, helped on by a couple of Hobgoblin beers (see previous post), and this is what I threw up for my game for Furnace: The Furnace The Iron Moon hangs … Continue reading

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Old Skool for Furnace

A last moment Saturday night slot has opened up at Furnace (a RPG con in Sheffield UK Oct 9-10) ieand I’ve bagsied it to run some Old Skool D&D. Two weeks to the con, now need to go think up … Continue reading

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