April 23, 2014   21 notes
The hideous, ancient, extremely powerful witch Baba Yaga.  (Roger Raupp from “The Dancing Hut” by Roger Moore, Dragon magazine No. 83, March 1984.)

The hideous, ancient, extremely powerful witch Baba Yaga.  (Roger Raupp from “The Dancing Hut” by Roger Moore, Dragon magazine No. 83, March 1984.)

April 23, 2014   38 notes
The dancing hut of Baba Yaga is the enchanted home of the most famous witch in Slavic folktales.  (Roger Raupp, from the AD&D adventure “The Dancing Hut” by Roger Moore, Dragon magazine No. 83, March 1984.)

The dancing hut of Baba Yaga is the enchanted home of the most famous witch in Slavic folktales.  (Roger Raupp, from the AD&D adventure “The Dancing Hut” by Roger Moore, Dragon magazine No. 83, March 1984.)

April 22, 2014   19 notes
Battle’s end.  (Pat Hidy from Melee, Metagaming, 1977.)

Battle’s end.  (Pat Hidy from Melee, Metagaming, 1977.)

April 22, 2014   10 notes
Map from Melee by Steve Jackson, Metagaming, 1977.  My original copy has been used more than a few times, and is about to separate into 4 smaller pieces.  One of these days I need to build this arena in 3D.

Map from Melee by Steve Jackson, Metagaming, 1977.  My original copy has been used more than a few times, and is about to separate into 4 smaller pieces.  One of these days I need to build this arena in 3D.

April 22, 2014   14 notes
Warriors ready to melee.  (Liz Danforth from Melee, Metagaming, 1977.)  The hexagonal tiles are a reference to the game’s hex map.

Warriors ready to melee.  (Liz Danforth from Melee, Metagaming, 1977.)  The hexagonal tiles are a reference to the game’s hex map.

April 21, 2014   46 notes
Researching new spells for fun and profit.  (Jim Holloway from Dragon magazine No. 82, TSR, February 1984.)

Researching new spells for fun and profit.  (Jim Holloway from Dragon magazine No. 82, TSR, February 1984.)

April 20, 2014   542 notes
epicus:

hahaha

The Rabbit of Caerbannog.  Just look at the boones!

epicus:

hahaha

The Rabbit of Caerbannog.  Just look at the boones!

(Source: mycoloradolife, via cormallen)

April 20, 2014   119 notes

Vorpal Bunnies for OD&D by Jennell Jaquays, from the Dungeoneer Compendium, Judges Guild, 1979.

April 19, 2014   47 notes
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser enjoy a Lankhmar alehouse.  (Keith Parkinson, from AD&D module CA1: Lankhmar, Swords of the Undercity, TSR, 1985.)
The “RATES” sign is small and faint, but seems to say:
Room & Board … 2 SP
Adventurers Rm & Bd … 20 GP
Ale … 1 CP
Roast Thief …
Fowl … 
Broccoli … 

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser enjoy a Lankhmar alehouse.  (Keith Parkinson, from AD&D module CA1: Lankhmar, Swords of the Undercity, TSR, 1985.)

The “RATES” sign is small and faint, but seems to say:

April 18, 2014   89 notes
Night in old Lankhmar.  (Valerie Valusek from AD&D module CA1: Lankhmar, Swords of the Undercity, TSR, 1985.)

Night in old Lankhmar.  (Valerie Valusek from AD&D module CA1: Lankhmar, Swords of the Undercity, TSR, 1985.)

April 17, 2014   61 notes
The gaze of the loathsome catoblepas is deadly to careless adventurers.  (Dave Trampier from the AD&D Players Handbook, TSR, 1978.)

The gaze of the loathsome catoblepas is deadly to careless adventurers.  (Dave Trampier from the AD&D Players Handbook, TSR, 1978.)

April 16, 2014   16 notes
An adventuring party prepares to leap into action.  (Kevin Siembieda from RuneQuest adventure Broken Tree Inn by Rudy Kraft, Judges Guild, 1979.)

An adventuring party prepares to leap into action.  (Kevin Siembieda from RuneQuest adventure Broken Tree Inn by Rudy Kraft, Judges Guild, 1979.)

April 15, 2014   35 notes
A lizardman chief watches over the warriors’ sword practice.  (Timothy Truman from AD&D module U2: Danger at Dunwater, part 2 of the Saltmarsh series, TSR, 1982.)

A lizardman chief watches over the warriors’ sword practice.  (Timothy Truman from AD&D module U2: Danger at Dunwater, part 2 of the Saltmarsh series, TSR, 1982.)

April 14, 2014   30 notes
Heroes of legend:  Yrag the Lord, Mordenkainen the Mage, Bigby the Magic-User, and Riggby the Patriarch, on their way to explore Maure Castle.  All of these characters were played by Gary Gygax himself, after Rob Kuntz became co-DM of the original Greyhawk campaign in the early 70s.  (Jeff Easley, from AD&D module WG5: Mordenkainen’s Fantastic Adventure, by Robert J Kuntz and Gary Gygax, TSR, 1984.)

Heroes of legend:  Yrag the Lord, Mordenkainen the Mage, Bigby the Magic-User, and Riggby the Patriarch, on their way to explore Maure Castle.  All of these characters were played by Gary Gygax himself, after Rob Kuntz became co-DM of the original Greyhawk campaign in the early 70s.  (Jeff Easley, from AD&D module WG5: Mordenkainen’s Fantastic Adventure, by Robert J Kuntz and Gary Gygax, TSR, 1984.)

April 13, 2014   27 notes
Jugglers and scholars, mercenaries and mysterious strangers, all cross paths in the city.  (Peter Botsis, from the “Urban Adventures” special section of Dragon magazine No. 136, TSR, August 1988.)

Jugglers and scholars, mercenaries and mysterious strangers, all cross paths in the city.  (Peter Botsis, from the “Urban Adventures” special section of Dragon magazine No. 136, TSR, August 1988.)