Timothy Connolly talks about his experience running an online campaign of 1st edition AD&D at the Benchleydale Academy. He started (reluctantly) playing by Zoom about two years ago, during lockdown, but now will not go back to live gaming sessions.
Phantoms of Celluloid, the Red Room channel’s new segment about horror/ cult/ bizarre movies, opens with Zé do Caixão (Coffin Joe), a franchise which tick all the boxes. Brazilian cult filmmaker José Mojica Marins stared and directed ten films centred on a Nietzschian undertaker obsessed with finding the perfect woman to carry his offspring, up to the point of being identified as the character. Later, Morins became a TV celebrity hosting horror shows in character, as Zé do Caixão.
The T-Shirted Historian, host of The Week in Geek and Dungeons and Discussions is today’s Red Room guest. We talked about how certain modern trends are damaging commercial role-playing games, the comic book industry and movie franchises like Star Wars.
Welcome to the Red Room, Bruno Galan: in this interview Bruno talks about Chronicles of the Crimson Hound, his OSR Actual-Play pulp horror serial on YouTube, the upcoming science-fantasy RPG Undead Malefactors, “problematic” issues in tabletop role-playing and Twitter controversies.