Happy Thanksgiving
Nov26

Happy Thanksgiving

Lord Fowl has returned! And we all know what that means: All hail THANKSGIVING! And despite The Year That Shall Not Be Named putting a damper on…well, everything, we still have a lot for which we give thanks. We’re having a Zoom-based gathering this year, so it’s different—but that doesn’t take away the purpose. Thanksgiving is an important day. It’s a chance for us to reflect upon the things that have...

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Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”
Nov24

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk” by Bill Ward Poul Anderson, Grand Master of Science Fiction and author of over 100 books, always seems to bring a little something extra to the table when writing a tale invoking Norse mythology. Whether it be in the myth-inspired sword-and-sorcery classic The Broken Sword, or his novelized retellings of the sagas of figures like Hrolf-Kraki and Harald Hardrada, Anderson’s love for the...

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Black Friday Starts Now!
Nov23

Black Friday Starts Now!

Our annual Black Friday sale starts TODAY! The Year That Shall Not Be Named cannot put a damper on everything! The big sale of the year is here! Practically everything in our online store is on sale for up to 40% off – but you need to act fast before the sale ends. Tales From The Magician’s Skull! Dungeon Crawl Classics! Mutant Crawl Classics! Fifth Edition Fantasy! Original Adventures Reincarnated! System Neutral Books!...

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Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series
Nov22

Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series by Michael Curtis More than a decade before Gary Gygax assembled...

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Hocking’s Seven Short Shudders
Nov20

Hocking’s Seven Short Shudders

Hocking’s Seven Scarce Shudders by John C. Hocking More short stories of the supernatural that chill to the bone.   My original list of seven shuddersome short stories from last month highlighted some of the best supernatural work I’ve read, but I limited myself to tales that could be found with minimal effort and expense.  This list is not so merciful.  Here are seven superlative horror yarns that deliver distilled spectral fear...

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