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I often see posts asking for Lulu RPG recommendations, and Lulu’s search functionality is pretty lacking, so rather than type mine up every time I wrote this post for easy reference. It’s up to 70+ recommendations, mostly OSR products and story games, and I keep it more or less up to date with new purchases.

If you just want one recommendation, you should buy ASE1: Anomalous Subsurface Environment, which I liked so much that I bought Brian Thomas’ original art for the sasquatron (seen above, as yet unframed). The sasquatron, a robo-yeti with a crab claw, is just the tip of ASE’s iceberg of gonzo awesomeness.

Lulu runs coupons so regularly that I never order without Googling “Lulu coupon code” first. Coupon discounts come out of Lulu’s end, not the publisher’s end.

Notes about the list

Some of the links below are to specific versions (like softcover or standard paper), so you might want to check for other versions.

If I loved something and want to have little OSR-or-story game babies with it, I *ed it. (To be clear, I like everything on this list.) If you’re curious what I think about a book in more detail, I eventually rate and comment on every gaming book I own: Here are my RPGGeek ratings.

Looking for tabletop RPG products on Lulu? Try these!

Here are a whole mess of gaming books I’ve bought on Lulu that I would recommend, in alphabetical order with links:

  1. * Advanced Edition Companion
  2. * Adventures on Dungeon Planet
  3. Adventures on Gothic Earth
  4. Agon
  5. * ASE1: Anomalous Subsurface Environment
  6. * ASE2-3: Anomalous Subsurface Environment
  7. * Bad Myrmidon
  8. * Barbarians of Lemuria: Legendary Edition
  9. The Barrow Mound of Gravemoor
  10. Blood & Treasure Complete Game
  11. The Chamber
  12. Dark Dungeons
  13. * DCC RPG Reference Booklet
  14. DemonSpore
  15. diaspora
  16. A Dirty World
  17. d30 DM Companion
  18. * d30 Sandbox Companion
  19. Drowning & Falling
  20. * The Dungeon Dozen
  21. Dyson’s Delves
  22. A False Machine
  23. * Fight On! Compiled Compilation +4
  24. * Fight On! Foliated Folio +8
  25. * Fire on the Velvet Horizon
  26. 43 AD
  27. * 44: A Game of Automatic Fear
  28. Grey Ranks
  29. Hollowpoint
  30. Knives in the Dark
  31. Knockspell 1-3
  32. * Labyrinth Lord: Revised Edition
  33. Lair of the Unknown
  34. Last Train Out of Warsaw
  35. * The Lazy Dungeon Master
  36. Love in the Time of SeiĆ°
  37. * METAL SHOWCASE 11PM
  38. * The Metamorphica
  39. * Monster of the Week
  40. NOD Magazine (link is to issue 1, but there are over 22 issues as of this writing)
  41. * Norwegian Style
  42. * Obscene Serpent Religion
  43. OSRIC
  44. * Petty Gods: Revised & Expanded Edition
  45. Planet Motherfucker
  46. * Play Unsafe
  47. Realms of Crawling Chaos
  48. REIGN
  49. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume One
  50. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Two
  51. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Three
  52. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Four
  53. * Shadowbrook Manor
  54. * The Shadow of Yesterday
  55. SlaughterGrid
  56. * Stalker RPG
  57. * Stonehell Dungeon: Down Night-Haunted Halls
  58. Swords & Wizardry WhiteBox Rules
  59. * Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque
  60. * Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque II
  61. Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque III
  62. Teratic Tome
  63. * Tomb of the Iron God
  64. * Transylvanian Adventures
  65. Ulverland
  66. ViewScream
  67. * Voyage to Plague Island
  68. * Whitehack
  69. The World Between for Fictive Hack
  70. * Yoon-Suin
  71. ZeFRS

I apologize to your wallet in advance. Happy gaming!

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