Thursday, 27 March 2014

Old School Muscle

Percentile, or not?

When this dropped through the letter box, I thought someone had bought me a subscription to Rafael Chandler's Grognard Magazine.

I see there is also an article about Potions of Intelligence.


  1. That looks like an exotic throwing weapon he's holding there too, maybe even dual-use for melee.

    I was reading something somewhere in the past couple of days about the way conventions and classifications derived through old school fantasy roleplaying seem to have become forms of standard, maybe even in more mainstream thinking. It could be this cover is a more subtle outlying instance of that, that part of a renewed interest in alternative historical approaches and wonder methods came via these genres and is behind, say, the popular thinking on miracle diets, superfoods and this or that 'modern' elixir.

  2. This is the funniest OSR post I've seen in a very long time!

    And Rafael Chandler's "Grognard Magazine" is awesome. Too bad we can't get it in print.