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The Forgotten Smugglers' Cave: Index of Posts

An index of posts describing the Forgotten Smugglers' Cave, an adventure for Holmes Basic characters levels 2-4.                    ...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sutherland Dragon in LEGO

Eric Harshbarger, a puzzle & game designer and professional LEGO sculptor, has re-created Dave Sutherland's original art for the cover of Holmes Basic Set as a LEGO mosaic. And at a very impressive size: 7½ x 6¼ feet! Follow this link to his website where you can read more about the project and view larger photos of the mosaic:

There Be Dragons...

Monday, April 27, 2015

Tales of Peril - Teaser

I've been authorized to share the following teaser for an exciting compilation 
to be released in a few months:


Tales of Peril - The Complete Boinger and Zereth Stories of John Eric

Holmes - edited by Allan T. Grohe Jr. 

Tales of Peril is Black Blade’s first foray into publishing fiction,
and collects all of the Boinger and Zereth dungeon adventure stories
written by John Eric Holmes (best known for editing the first Basic
Set in 1977). Featuring the novella The Maze of Peril, eight other
short stories, and Holmes’ seminal article “Confessions of a Dungeon
Master”. Allan Grohe, Chris Holmes, and Zach Howard contribute
introductions and the annotated Holmes bibliography. Coming in June

(From the back cover of Black Blade Publishing's reprint of 
Rob Kuntz's module CAS2 Tower of Blood)

More info to follow in the upcoming weeks.

Per Allan Grohe on OD&D Discussion, publication has been rescheduled for a later date:
"We slowed down the production process when it became clear that we wouldn't make it to print in time for NTX [North Texas RPG Con]. That'll allow us to complete the book properly, instead of risking its quality by rushing the book to press for the con."