Monthly Archives: December 2010

Chivalry & Sorcery & Eyestrain, Part II

Prepare To Wear Out Your Dice OK, let’s begin! When last we left our intrepid hero, we had finished writing the introduction, but we hadn’t actually gotten around to creating a character. As noted in that section, you don’t pick … Continue reading

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Merry Mutant Christmas!

Today, I finally got around to doing what I’ve been putting off for months — editing the monsters in Earth Delta (just in case you somehow got here from some odd link, Earth Delta is Lizard’s take on Gamma World … Continue reading

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Chivalry & Sorcery & Eyestrain

Chivalry & Sorcery One reason I started doing my character creation walkthroughs was the fact that, well, I have over 2000 RPG items, and I’ve barely used any of them for actual gaming, despite playing constantly for the past 32 … Continue reading

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Flint Baker And The One Eyed Monster Men Of Mars

Tales From The Public Domain Planet Comics #1 Flint Baker And The One Eyed Monster Men Of Mars Not Gay Porn. Really. OK, folks. Welcome to an exciting new feature here at mrlizard.com, I’m sure all (both) my readers will … Continue reading

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Two Cows, Special Lizard Edition

You Have Two Cows… I’m sure everyone’s familiar with the “Politics explains by two cows” meme which was faxlore long before the Internet was invented.Over on RPG.net, there’s a thread which does the same for games. Because I am vain … Continue reading

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Cool Mini Links, And Preserving Our Heritage (Pun semi-intended)

‘Cause Heritage was a producer of Dungeons & Dragons minis back in the day, and… oh, never mind. Anyway, one reason I went through the Hell Of Converting Hosting Programs (located just between the Great Screaming Hell and the Hell … Continue reading

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OSRIC Wars (Or: Stellar Battles. Or: Lizard Has Too Many Ideas.)

Imagine, if you will, that around 1977 or so, a certain E. Gary Gygax saw Star Wars and thought, “Wow, you could make a fortune turning this into an RPG!”. He set about a parallel project to develop a Star … Continue reading

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Gameplay vs. Graphics: The Eternal Struggle

I posted this over on MMORPG.com, but I figure it’s just as appropriate to post here: http://www.atarimagazines.com/compute/issue53/012_1_Is_A_Picture_Worth_A_Thousand_Words.php Included in this article are various corporate talking heads spewing their usual excuses for shallow games that appeal only to WoW kiddies: “The … Continue reading

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Necromican, Level 4

The Necromican Level 4 OK, this is, I think, the first real, content-laden article written for the “new” mrlizard.com . (Much like the new boss, it’s pretty much the same as the old boss.) Anyway, we (by which I mean … Continue reading

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The Tale of Gramlak Boarskewer And Mister Kettlehead

By Way Of Introduction This was submitted for the Blizzard 2010 writing contest; it did not win, place, or show. Sigh. The version below is very slightly different than the one actually submitted, mainly in that it was not cut … Continue reading

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