Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Creature Companion Pre-Order Store!

 If you missed out on the Creature Companion (formerly Creature Collection) Kickstarter for Old-School Essentials, BX D&D and other OSR games, now is you chance to pre-order at a $10 discount! What's more, you can add on our entire catalog at discounts as well! If that isn't enough, we have the OSE Rules Tomes (Classic AND Advanced) available at discounts as well! So come check it out and take advantage of the pre-order!


Creature Companion Pre-order




Friday, October 7, 2022

Last 7 Days of our Current Kickstarter!

 We are in the last week of our latest Kickstarter Campaign for Gateway To Adventure Trilogy for Old-School Essential, Classic Dungeons & Dragons and other OSRs! Please check it out if you or your players are looking for some fresh takes for Old School games! Classes, types of magic, spells, combat, all new options can be found here! We have plenty of solid stretch goals! Did we mention that these are sized to fit right along side your current OSE collection? What's more, we have all 3 OSE rules tomes available in various tiers, or as add ons! Check it out:

Gateway To Adventure Trilogy Kickstarter




Monday, September 26, 2022

Wobblies & Wizards "Gateway to Adventure" Interview

 We have been interviewed on Wobblies & Wizards again! This time we were on discussing our latest Kickstarter Gateway To Adventure Trilogy! Go ahead and give it a listen!


Gateway to Adventure interview on Wobblies & Wizards




Saturday, July 30, 2022

Wobblies & Wizards Zine Quest 4 Interview!

We were interviewed by our friends over at Wobblies & Wizards again! This time we talk about what Appendix N Entertainment has in store for Zine Quest 4!

You can listen to the episode here!

You can bookmark the Kickstarter for "Zines With Class for OSE" here!

So go give it a listen and if you like what you hear, get a reminder for the Kickstarter, launching the first week of August 2022!






Wednesday, July 27, 2022

U-Con 2022 Event Submissions

 It's time to register your games for U-Con 2022!

As you may know, Ryan Thompson is the coordinator for the OSR and Tekumel tracks at U-Con! This year U-Con will be held Oct 7-9th in Ypsilanti, MI! We need all manner of games, but below you will find specifics on what qualifies for the OSR and Tekumel tracks. We hope to see you there! As always, U-Con is an inclusivity focused convention. 

You can read about how to submit and deadlines here: U-Con 2022 Submissions

Also: U-Con COVID-19 2022 Policy

If you are submitting to a specialized track, such as OSR or Tekumel, please not it in the notes to the staff.

What qualifies as an OSR event this year?


Actual Old School Games (examples):
All TSR Era D&D qualifies,
OD&D
AD&D
B/X
BECMI
AD&D 2nd Edition
Rules Cyclopedia
Gamma World (TSR editions)
Boot Hill
Metamorphosis Alpha
Star Frontiers
Gangbusters
Top Secret
Alternity etc.
Arduin
Early Chaosium products (RuneQuest 2nd Edition, Elfquest,  Call of Cthulhu 1st - 3rdetc)
Dragonquest (all editions)
Traveller (early editions)
Chivalry & Sorcery
Pacesetter System Games (Chill, Time Master, Crypt World etc.)
Middle Earth Role Playing (I.C.E.)
Rolemaster
The Complete Warlock
WEG D6 Star Wars
WEG D6 Ghostbusters
007

OSR & NSR:
Old School Essentials
Dungeon Crawl Classics
Mutant Crawl Classics
Troika
Mothership
The Black Hack (and all of the hacks spawned by it) 
Knave
Cairn
Cepheus Engine
Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea
Cryptworld
Labyrinth Lord
Mutant Future
Swords & Wizardry
Blueholme
OSRIC
Castles & Crusades
Primal Quest
Solar Blades & Cosmic Spells
Dark Streets & Darker Secrets
etc.

As always, this list is hardly exhaustive regarding all of the great Old School RPGs in the world. If you have one you want to run and it isn't here, just let me know. Let's make this thing huge. I want to give your favorite Old School game a place to live and breathe.  When you register and OSR game, be sure to note that it is an OSR game in the comment so that we get it registered properly!

What Qualifies for the Tekumel Track?


The Tekumel Track can accommodate ANY game system you choose to run in the Tekumel setting! If you register a Tekumel game, make sure you state it is a Tekumel game in the comments section, to assure it is tagged properly!

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Last Week For Our Current Kickstarter, Creature Collection I

Hello all!

In case you have not been following along, we are currently in the last week for our current Kickstarter campaign to produce "Creature Catalog I"! This is a bestiary for Old-School Essentials featuring and inspired by the art of the talented Evlyn Moreau. At the time of this posting the book will feature at least 46 new monsters, 12 petty gods, clerical orders for those gods AND will be our first hardcover publication. You can check it out here on Kickstarter!