Category Archives: Crypts & Things

Dark, Deadly and Delicious part 5: Pre-made characters

In this the last of a series of excerpts from an article about running and creating Crypts and Things convention games, I exhort you, nay implore you to use pre-made characters. Continue reading

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Dark, Deadly and Delicious part 4: Be the Monster Manager

In the penultimate part of this series of posts about Crypts and Things convention games, I look at an important role of the referee. Continue reading

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Dark, Delicious and Deadly part 2: Pacing

Part 2 of 5 excerpts from Dark, Delicious and Deadly, an article about running Crypts and Things at conventions. You can Never Have Enough Pace (as my mate Evil Gaz says). This is the primary principle to bear in mind … Continue reading

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Crikey, it’s a Crypt Keeper in a Crypt with Crypts and Things!

Crikey, it’s a Crypt Keeper in a Crypt with Crypts and Things! Continue reading

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Dark, Delicious and Deadly part 1: Focus

The first of five excerpts from an article I’ve written about running Crypts and Things at conventions. Continue reading

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The Death Mask of the Evil Emperor

Its Fiendish Friday, dare you to wear The Death Mask of the Evil Emperor?

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Slave, Soldier, and King Kickstarter

Robert E. Howards Kull of Atlantis stories were a big influence on Crypts and Things, more so than Conan. So I’m on this Kickstarter to see three of his stories back in print by Chance Phillips. Slave, Soldier, and King … Continue reading

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Green is the new Black!

Rejoice fellow OSRians, Glynn Seal’s (aka Monkey Blood Design) The Midderlands, as previously Kickstarted and supported by this here blog, has been released! Continue reading

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Crypts and Things Deal of the Day at DriveThruRPG.com

40% off the price of the pdf bringing it down to $8.40 from $14.00 for the next 24 Hours. Go grab it from DriveThruRPG.com Be a wild Barbarian, a deadly Fighter, a soul-torn Sorcerer or a sword sharp canny Thief, … Continue reading

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Fiendish Friday: In the Street of the Dead

A short location from the adventure The Furnace, from the upcoming Tournaments of Madness and Death for Crypts and Things and other OSR rulesets. Continue reading

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