John Wick Archive

  • Dungeonlands I – Tomb of the Lich Queen (Revised Edition) This massive, revised edition of Tomb of the Lich Queen clocks in at 149 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages backer-list, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 140 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   Or rather, let’s recapitulate: The original Tomb of the Lich Queen was intended to be the first installment in a 3-parts mega-dungeon crawl of the old-school kind: Deadly, challenging and unique. The first module pretty much botched in two […]

    Dungeonlands I – Tomb of the Lich Queen (Revised Edition)

    Dungeonlands I – Tomb of the Lich Queen (Revised Edition) This massive, revised edition of Tomb of the Lich Queen clocks in at 149 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages backer-list, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 140 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   Or rather, let’s recapitulate: The original Tomb of the Lich Queen was intended to be the first installment in a 3-parts mega-dungeon crawl of the old-school kind: Deadly, challenging and unique. The first module pretty much botched in two […]

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  • Tomb of the Lich-Queen This mega-module is 142 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of backers-by-level, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 134 pages of content – quite a lot, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? We kick off this module in an unconventional way – via a full-blown short story by Kevin Andrew Murphy that depicts the legend of the Lich-Queen in a rather compelling narrative spanning a full 21 pages – the cliffnotes version would be that on a world, once there were tragic […]

    Tomb of the Lich Queen (Part I of III)

    Tomb of the Lich-Queen This mega-module is 142 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of backers-by-level, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 134 pages of content – quite a lot, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? We kick off this module in an unconventional way – via a full-blown short story by Kevin Andrew Murphy that depicts the legend of the Lich-Queen in a rather compelling narrative spanning a full 21 pages – the cliffnotes version would be that on a world, once there were tragic […]

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  • If you’re like me, you have a rather massive selection of KQ-issues by now in your collection. You may also know the Wicked Fantasy-articles by Jess Heinig and John Wick that reimagines the classic fantasy races in a dark, unconventional way. Well, today, I’ll check out the first 3 offerings of Wicked Fantasy, starting with   Wicked Fantasy I – The Reign of Men This pdf is 32 pages long, 1 page editorial, 1 page cover, 1 page SRD and 1 page advertisement, leaving 28 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   John Wick’s Wicked Fantasy seeks to redefine the traditional races of fantasy and add new twists to the tired old tropes.  So, what has been done […]

    The first 3 Wicked Fantasy Installments

    If you’re like me, you have a rather massive selection of KQ-issues by now in your collection. You may also know the Wicked Fantasy-articles by Jess Heinig and John Wick that reimagines the classic fantasy races in a dark, unconventional way. Well, today, I’ll check out the first 3 offerings of Wicked Fantasy, starting with   Wicked Fantasy I – The Reign of Men This pdf is 32 pages long, 1 page editorial, 1 page cover, 1 page SRD and 1 page advertisement, leaving 28 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   John Wick’s Wicked Fantasy seeks to redefine the traditional races of fantasy and add new twists to the tired old tropes.  So, what has been done […]

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