This episode Josh and Ralph dip into Moorcock’s Multiverse!
Elric of Melnibone and The Eternal Champion by Michael Moorcock
Ralph Lovegrove and Josh Fox
Elric of Melnibone synopsis 00:50 // Eternal Champion synopsis 04:00 // Themes 10:10 // Stormbringer RPG and others 23:30 // Dungeon Crawl Classics 28:30 // Sorcerer 30:00 // Sorcerer and Sword 31:10 // Josh’s game 35:10 // Ralph’s game 41:30
Stormbringer by Ken St Andre, Lynn Willis et al // Elric! by Lynn Willis, Richard Watts, Mark Morrison et al // Elric of Melnibone by Mongoose Publishing // Mournblade by Department des Sombres Projets // Dungeon Crawl Classics by Goodman Games // Sorcerer by Ron Edwards // Vast and Starlit by Epidiah Ravachol
When you sense social, political or metaphysical upheaval, roll +Ennui.
On a 10+, take +3 forward when confronting the change.
On a 7-9 take +1 forward but lose
- An eye
- A hand
- Your childhood love
- Your sanity
On a miss, lose two of the above
You can read Ralph’s Mournblade review (with run down of other Moorcock RPGs) here
Also Ralph’s WIP on OSR demons: part one and part two
We mentioned Kill the Dead and Night’s Master by Tanith Lee
“Is That You Or Are You You?” from Reappear by Chris Zabriskie
“But Enough About Me, Bill Paxton” from Direct To Video by Chris Zabriskie