Author page: Alex Karaczun

System Design Journal #1

System Design: My AD&D Project As I mentioned in my last post (The Path Forward), I have decided to embark on some design exercises all with the idea of using the results in my next campaign. They will probably be used…

The Path Forward

Fire Born Games As many of you may know, over the past 4 years or so, I have been involved in an endeavor that started as Mischief, Inc. and evolved into Fire Born Games. Sadly, I misunderstood the kind of time…

The Twisting Stair #1

“Carefully, we begin our descent…” For a 16-page fanzine, I am really impressed with Allan T. Grohe Jr. and Tony Rosten’s The Twisting Stair #1! It is packed chock full of fun, and well written pieces of fan additions or alterations…

The Twisting Stair

“Carefully, we begin our descent…” And with that short phrase, I’m hooked! So begins the premier issue of The Twisting Stair from Allan T. Grohe Jr. and Tony Rosten. This is not some blog post or PDF newsletter, but a real, physical,…

Gary Gygax Day 2017

Each year around this time I find myself reflecting on a man I never met. A man whose life and works affected my life deeply. That man is E. Gary Gygax the father of the modern role playing game and the…

OSR Extravaganza

Megabundles DriveThruRPG is having a big OSR Extravaganza sale for the next 18 days! A lot of OSR companies are offering big discounts on their products, but these megabundles from Wizards of the Coast are of particular note. AD&D Core Megabundle (1e)…

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