The Mystical Trash Heap
A repository of pop-cultural detritus
Saturday, April 22, 2017
[D&D] Losing the Caverns of Tsojcanth
AD&D module S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth from 1982 has always been one of my very favorites. It's loaded with peak-era Gary Gy...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Flint Dille and Pimm's Cups
Flint Dille is an interesting character in 80s pop-culture. He's part of the family that owns the IP rights to Buck Rodgers, he's be...
Sunday, April 16, 2017
[D&D] Intro for New Players
Here's something I came up with recently - a written version of the more-or-less standard verbal intro I give to people interested in pl...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
[C-64] The Realm of Impossibility
Around the same time I got into D&D (1984) our family bought a Commodore 64, an upgrade from the Atari 2600 we'd had for a couple-th...
Monday, April 10, 2017
[D&D] Activity Tables for The Village of Hommlet
The Village of Hommlet (as described in the AD&D module T1: The Village of Hommlet, later included as part of T1-4: The Temple of Elem...
Saturday, April 8, 2017
[Movies] Fantasy Movies of the 80s
It's crazy looking back how much the 1980s (especially the first part of the decade) were an incredibly rich goldmine of fantasy-oriente...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
[TV] [D&D] The Dungeons & Dragons cartoon
The Dungeons & Dragons cartoon (that aired Saturday mornings on CBS from 1983-86) has always drawn a lot of hate from fans of the D&...
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