My most old school RPG owned: Well Star Wars d6 is old school Star Wars, but most of the time this is referring to the OSR (Old School Renaissance of Dungeons and Dragons editions). I have downloaded several rule sets but have not played any. I do really like 5th edition and would much rather convert old school to 5th edition at this time.
However when it comes to adventures, blogs and other materials. I do quite enjoy some of the off-beat stuff in the OSR realm. Most recently A Red and Pleasant Land. While the author was the center of some controversy shortly before I really got involved seriously in Roleplaying again, I do find this book a fantastic cohesive idea. While most modern RPG's cast a wide net, this is focused, interesting, compelling and weird. The monster of Guests is especially awesome in it's variety and random tables.
Which is something I have always loved. Random Tables. So here is one I made for developing aspects of new cultures in an exploration game (never used in play, yet but to aide in world creation). Originally implemented in a python random generation program, it was not die based, but for your pleasure it is here.
|Popular Type of Art : (d20)|
9- String instruments
10- Percussion instruments
11- Wind instruments
15- Martial arts
Common Representations in the Art: (d8)
2- Specific Animal (pick 1d3)
4- Specific Symbol (pick 1d3)
Note Specific Animal can include Human,
Elf, Oni, Manticores etc.
And likewise symbols can include body parts,
arm, leg, heart, forked tails, dragon scales etc.
As I have been answering questions from both the 2014 RPG a Day and 2015 there are bound to be overlaps and things that don't apply. So the second question was a question posed yesterday. What is your most recent RPG purchase. However as that remains the same, I will instead mention my next expected purchase: Fantasy Grounds.