Category Archives: Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day 2013

Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day Contest Winner

I feel really bad, I said I’d announce the winner of the Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day Contest on May 10, and while I chose the winner, I didn’t go public with it right away. I had two entries, Todd Colstrom’s Dazzling Duelist, and Fabio Milito Pagliara’s Kung Fu. It honestly was difficult to choose between […]

Old School: Kung Fu

Fabio Milito Pagliara has also provided an Old School for the contest, this one based on material from AD&D 1e Oriental Adventures. Thinking about it this could be a perfect way for many things, among others martial arts, I would take lead from Oriental Adventure AD&D 1st edition (this is an old school post after […]

Old School: Dazzling Duelist

Todd Colstrom provided this entry into the Old School contest. Dazzling Duelist The Dazzling Duelist uses elaborate moves and showmanship to confuse and defeat his opponent. One must apprentice with a master to learn this art, and finding one can be difficult. They often work as fencing instructors in mundane academies or for royal families […]

Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day Contest

I suspect this may have gotten lost in the shuffle :) I was one of the four blogs chosen to devise a way to give away a copy of Swords & Wizardry Complete in PDF. In my Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day post (Old Schools: Swords & Wizardry) I described how characters could learn special abilities […]

Old Schools: Swords & Wizardry

Swords & Wizardry is undoubtedly one of the Old School games, one of the many legs of the OSR. But I’m not going to talk about that, quite. Even though it’s Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day, I’m going to talk about something I think might be missing. I notice that there is no mention of […]