Kickstart Your Weekend: My Last Sunrise

Fri 18 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

If it didn't have me at "Gothic Miniatures" or at a Dracula mini it had me at their witch mini.


This Old Dragon: Issue #83

Thu 17 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

Have a look at that cover.  1984 was a good year for Chess themed things.  In October we would get the #1 hit, "One Night In Bangkok" from the Album Chess and sung by Murry Head.  In March we got this famous cover of Dragon #83 by  Denis Beauvais.  It ...

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Death to the Reptile God!

Wed 16 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

The "Treasure Hunters" group of the Second Campaign defeated the vile reptile god (in reality a Naga). They also freed many of the villagers charmed by the naga. We very nearly had three character deaths when the Naga charmed the gnome rogue ("Erky Timbers") and proceeded to attack the ranger ...

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Witch & Witchcraft Reading Challenge: Web of Wind (Silverglass #2)

Tue 15 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

We are back to the world of Nyctasia r'n Edonaris brenn Rhostshyl and Corson brenn Torisk.  Our leading ladies are still on the run from...pretty much everyone when they discover a thief with treasure riddle.  Not a map, but a riddle leading to the treasure of the ancient ...

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Monstrous Monday: The Olitiau

Mon 14 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

The Olitiau are giant bats. Large enough and strong enough to serve as a steed for those that know how to summon them. Most often witches, fey, and goblinoids.

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This Old Dragon: Issue #103

Thu 10 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

1985 was an interesting year for D&D.  It saw the publication of Unearthed Arcana and Oriental Adventures.  "Deities and Demigods" had been renamed to "Legends and Lore".  

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Star Trek RPG Operations Manual

Wed 09 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

I am working on my limited run Trek game to start in October.  I have decided on my base system(s).  I am going with my "

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Witch & Witchcraft Reading Challenge: A Storm of Witchcraft

Tue 08 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

"All ministers and learned people knew that witches were real and that they had the power to harm." This book has been sitting on my must read shelf since the year began. I have read the history of Salem and the Witch trails many times over the years and I ...

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Back From Vacation

Mon 07 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

Last week I took the week off.  We were supposed to travel but a variety of circumstances killed that idea, chief among them we thought one of our bunnies, Amy, was pregnant.

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Vacation

Fri 04 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

Been, and still am, on vacation.See you all on Monday!

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The Basic Set at 40

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

Gamers of a Certain Age all know about their first Basic Set.  For some, it was light maroon with a red book.  For many it was a red box with red books.  But some of us had a different experience.  The box was blue(ish) and had a dragon on ...

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New in Print: Mail-call Edition

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

When I get games or game books together; either via a con, or an auction, 2nd hand sale, or whatever I tend to think of them as "linked" products whether they are or not.  This is doubly true when I get a bunch books at the same time in the ...

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Green Witch in Print

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

I mentioned it yesterday, but today I wanted to give the Green Witch its own due. It is out in print now at DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. The book follows the same format as does The Warlock and they are 100% compatible with each other with very, very little repeated content ...

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This Old Dragon: Issue #88

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

August 1984.  I was headed to my Sophomore year in High School.  We joked about "1984" all year.  Yeah, no so damn funny now is it.

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Kickstart Your Weekend: Cauldrons and Gaslight

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

First up is one I should have told you all about weeks ago. Savage Worlds is not my jam, but it is a really good fit for the Gaslight World. If I were to play Savage Worlds again it would be in the Gaslight World. Next up is a board ...

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Monstrous Monday: The Umbral

Wed 02 August 2017 by Timothy Brannan from The Other Side blog

Regardless of alignment or patron followed there is one philosophical belief that unites all witches. All witches believe in the cycle of life, death, and rebirth. Witches, all witches, are born, live, die and are reborn anew.  The most horrible thing to a witch then is to come back as ...

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