Tag: Castles & Crusades

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Expanding Classes

    Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Expanding Classes

    Castles & Crusades: Expanding Classes Publisher: Troll Lord Games Page Count: 26 Cost $6.99 (Digital)/$9.99 (Physical) Release Date: 08/09/2016 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com Oh, no. This is not what you think. I’m not back writing full-time. Rather this is my birthday week and while I have a lot of free time this week, I don’t […]

  • Unboxing the Castles & Crusades Leatherbound Castle Keeper’s Guide

    Back in June of 2014, Troll Lord Games ran a Kickstarter for the Sixth printing of Castles & Crusades. 685 of us raised over $63,000 for the game and have been getting physical and digital releases ever since. Well, as of this weekend, the final part of my leatherbound pledge arrived. In the package was […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Elemental Spells

    Castles & Crusades: Elemental Spells Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $9.99 (Free to Kickstarter Backers) Page Count: 52 Release Date: 6/24/2015 (Kickstarter Backers)/TBD (Everyone Else) Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com (Eventually) As I said in my Gaxmoor review, the Castles & Crusades Sixth Printing Kickstarter continues to roll out a ton of free stuff. Sure I’m […]

  • Tabletop Review: The Lost City of Gaxmoor (Castles & Crusades)

    Castles & Crusades: The Lost City of Gaxmoor Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $10 (Digital)/$25 Print Page Count: 120 Release Date: 05/28/2015 (to Kickstarter backers)/TBD (Everyone else) Get it Here: It’s not for sale – yet. Most Kickstarters run for thirty days. Troll Lord Games however decided to run a very short campaign (only 17 […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castle Keeper’s Guide (Castles & Crusades)

    Castles & Crusades: Castle Keeper’s Guide Second Printing Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $25 (PDF) Page Count: 351 Release Date: 04/16/2015 (Digital PDF for Kickstarter Backers)/TBD (everyone else) Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com(Eventually. Link currently leads to first printing) Truly, the Castles & Crusades Kickstarter from last year is the gift that keeps on giving. If […]

  • Tabletop Review: Death in the Treklant (Castles & Crusades)

    Death in the Treklant (Castles & Crusades) Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $6.99 Page Count: 81 Release Date: 02/05/2015 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com Back in December I did a feature/unboxing on the leather-bound copies of Castles & Crusades‘ Player’s Handbook and Monsters & Treasure. The unboxing included many of the Kickstarter extras from crowdfunding those […]

  • A Look at the Castles & Crusades Leatherbound Editions!

    Back in June of this year, I backed the Castles & Crusades Kickstarter. This Kickstarter by Troll Lord Games was to fund a sixth printing of the Player’s Handbook in full colour. Stretch Goals were obtained so that the Monsters & Treasure and Castle Keeper’s Guide were able to be printed in full color as […]

  • Tabletop Review: Night of the Spirits (Castles & Crusades)

    Castles & Crusades: Night of the Spirits Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $7.99 (Currently on holiday sale for only $.99!) Page Count: 26 Release Date: 10/27/2014 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com Night of the Spirits is a Halloween inspired adventure for Castles & Crusades, one of my favorite OSR style games. Of course, this Halloween is […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Monsters & Treasure

    Castles & Crusades: Monsters & Treasure Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $15 (PDF current version)/$8.39 (Previous printing’s PDF) Page Count: Release Date: 09/22/2014 (PDF to Kickstarter backers)/TBD (Everyone Else) Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com Back in June, 685 gamers contributed to the Castles & Crusades Kickstarter, allowing Troll Lord Games to put out a Sixth printing […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: A Shattered Night

    Castles & Crusades: A Shattered Night Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $4.99 Page Count: 26 Release Date: 07/08/2014 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com A Shattered Night is the latest adventure in the “F” series for Castles & Crusades. These adventures take place in a fantasy version of Post-Roman Britain. This includes adventures like The Goblins of […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades, Sixth Printing

    Castles & Crusades: Player’s Handbook, Sixth Printing Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $29.99 (Physical)/TBD (PDF) Page Count: 192 Release Date: 06/27/2014 (Physical)/TBD in Early July (PDF) Get it Here: Troll Lord Games So getting a physical copy of the sixth printing of the C&C Handbook was a bit of a surprise. I was one of […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: A Druid’s Lament (Free RPG Day 2014)

    Castles & Crusades: A Druid’s Lament Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: FREE Page Count: 10 Release Date: 06/21/2014 This year’s Free RPG Day release from Troll Lord Games is an adventure entitled A Druid’s Lament. Note that the title page calls the adventure, “The Druid’s Lament,” but the cover reads “A Druid’s Lament.” Not a […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Reaping Bones

    Castles & Crusades: Reaping Bones Publisher: Troll Lord Games Page Count: 15 Cost: Free to Kickstarter Backers and ReaperCon Attendees Release Date: 04/24/2014 (Physical ReaperCon Version)/05/31/2014 (Kickstarter Digital Version) Get it Here: You Can’t Reaping Bones was originally a convention exclusive to those that attended Reaper Miniatures ReaperCon 2014 earlier this year. However, Kickstarter backers […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: Player’s Guide to the Haunted Highlands

    Castles & Crusades: Player’s Guide to the Haunted Highlands Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $12.03 (PDF) Page Count: 114 Release Date: 02/06/2014 Get it Here:DriveThruRPG.com This book, along with the Castle Keeper’s Guide to the Haunted Highlands were both funded through a highly successful Kickstarter campaign. Although originally planned to be a 76 book, the […]

  • Interview with Stephen Chenault, CEO of Troll Lord Games about the Codex Nordica Kickstarter

    Wow. I can’t believe I’ve been playing Castles & Crusades for almost a decade now. It’s my favorite retro-clone/old school D&D homage. I’ve reviewed over twenty products for the line since September, 2011 and I have no doubt I’ll be continuing on for some time. 2013 might have been the best year ever for the […]

  • Tabletop Review: Castles & Crusades: The Book of Familiars

    Castles & Crusades: The Book of Familiars Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $20.99 (PDF)/ $29.99 (Print) Page Count: 210 Release Date: 01/20/2014 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com I really love how creative Troll Lord Games is with their Castles & Crusades line. A lot of retro-clone publishers put out content that sticks heavily to OD&D or […]

  • Tabletop Review: Tome of the Unclean (Castles & Crusades)

    Tome of the Unclean (Castles & Crusades) Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $9.99 (PDF Installment Version)/$14.95 (PDF when finished)/$19.95 Print Page Count: Variable (Currently 9) Release Date: 10/14/2013 (Installment Version)/2014 (all other versions) Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com Tome of the Unclean is the latest release from Troll Lord Games for its Castles & Crusades system. […]

  • Tabletop Review: To Kill a King (Castles & Crusades)

    Castles & Crusades: To Kill a King Publisher: Troll Lord Games Page Count: 26 Cost: $6.99 ($4.99 PDF) Release Date: 07/09/2013 Get it Here: DriveThruRPG.com To Kill a King is a follow-up adventure to The Goblins of Mount Shadow. Both adventures can be played stand alone from each other, though locations and characters do repeat. […]

  • Tabletop Review: Beneath the Dome Part One: Tombs of Green (Castles & Crusades)

    Beneath the Dome Part One: Tombs of Green (Castles & Crusades) Publisher: Troll Lord Games Page Count: 10 Cost: $2.99/$9.99 (Subscription for all four in the series) Release Date: 07/03/2013 Get it Here:DriveThruRPG.com orRPGNow.com Beneath the Dome is Troll Lord Games’ second attempt to create an episodic adventure series for its Castles and Crusades line. […]

  • Tabletop Review: A Pot of Broken Bones (& Halfling Broth) (Castles & Crusades)

    A Pot of Broken Bones (& Halfling Broth) (Castles & Crusades) Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: FREE Page Count: 16 Release Date: 06/15/2013 Saturday June 13th was Free RPG Day 2013, in which participating retailers were able to give away copies of various RPG samples. A few companies did quick start rules, other adventures, and […]