Tag Archives: OSR

Secret wars and occult transhumanism

All this talk about psionics and occult transhumanist conspiracies made me think of a couple of related ideas I’ve had perculating in the back of my mind for a long time. My writing and gaming schedule is tight and there’s … Continue reading

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Xuhlan campaign supplement

Five or six years ago I played with an idea for a science fantasy sword and planet style campaign that I originally thought of as “Gamma Barsoom” or “Conan on Tatooine.” After having toyed around with the concept on and … Continue reading

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Comic encounter: Easy recruitment

Taken from Shakespeare’s tragedy of King Lear from 1903. https://archive.org/details/shakespearestrag08shak The illustrator is unknown. The image seems to be free of copyright but please give me some credit if you use it. Especially if you use the caption, which is … Continue reading

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Comic encounter: Dear Mother Nature

This illustration is taken from the story “The Magic Hide and Seek” in Andrew Lang’s Pueblo Indian folk-stories from 1910.  The image was drawn by George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950). The image seems to be free of copyright but please give me some … Continue reading

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Comic encounter: Mother knows best

The picture is taken from the story “Apotheose de docteur Puff” in J.J. Grandville’s Un Autre Monde from 1844. The image is free to use but please give me some credit if you use it, especially if you use my … Continue reading

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