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Black Pudding Heavy Helping Vol. One

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It glorps! It shlorps! It absolutely bevoorps! It is the first official Black Pudding zine collection, available in glorious print!

This collection features everything from the first four issues of Black Pudding, a zine of OSR RPG gaming goodies. Monsters, spells, character classes, character sheets, adventures, and more!

The materials from each issue are presented here in categories. Flip to the classes section and roll up a Black Knight or a Summoner. Scoot over to the monsters and stock your dungeon with a horde horror or a gravity guard. Drop the Glittering Tome of the Silver Sage into your adventure and make the wizard drool with anticipation. Send the PCs to the Bleeding Ox to hire Jilliantha Stormshot or Father Mug to join them on the quest.

You can use this tome to enhance your old school dice rolling adventure sessions but remember... do not EVER strike the tome! If you must kill the pudding, kill it with fire.

Size: 8.5" x 11", 120 pgs.

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Shane M January 04, 2024 11:09 pm UTC
aside from the THACO, how adaptable is this to things like DCC?

I'm interested in it for OSE for sure, but double duty would be nice.
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Shane M January 04, 2024 11:11 pm UTC
#2: with #8 out, we're due for Vol 2 soon.....

can I has cheeseburger... no, volume 2?
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James W February 17, 2024 3:44 am UTC
Hey! Most stuff in Black Pudding is made with B/X in mind (like Labyrinth Lord). If it isn't B/X specific, then it is something I cooked up like issue 4's OSR Playbook, which is just a hack of 0e. You can swipe stuff for DCC but you just have to be aware of the differences in those systems. I love running DCC, but I never got into making content for it because B/X tends to be more terse and thus will fit in smaller spaces.

The will be a new Heavy Helping this year but I don't know when at this point.
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James H June 05, 2022 11:18 am UTC
A couple of quick questions, James!

1. On page 100, why is there no entry for the Cleric class (on the Class table itself)?
2. What are "Getaways" as referred to on the Thief Special Ability table page 100? They aren't mentioned on the page of the Thief class (page 106).
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James H July 31, 2022 2:26 am UTC
The author touched base with me. Answers to the questions are as follows:

1. The Cleric class was not included in the original zines and only appears in Heavy Helping, hence its omission from the Class table.
2. "Getaways" are things like deft retreats in combat.
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Andy S April 09, 2022 12:41 am UTC
We need another black pudding zine like yesterday.
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Nathan C April 05, 2022 2:06 am UTC
Is the hardcopy no longer being printed?
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Matthew T April 05, 2022 11:57 am UTC
I would also like to know whether/when we'll have an opportunity to purchase a print version. Thanks!
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William L May 30, 2022 6:35 pm UTC
I just received mine today ...
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