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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 85+ recommendations, mostly OSR products and story games, and I keep it more or less up to date with new purchases (latest update: January 2018).

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.

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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. The Chamber
  11. Dark Dungeons
  12. * DCC RPG Reference Booklet
  13. * Delving Deeper Reference Rules Compendium
  14. DemonSpore
  15. diaspora
  16. A Dirty World
  17. * Dodecahedron 2015 Cartographic Review
  18. * Doodle Temple
  19. d30 DM Companion
  20. * d30 Sandbox Companion
  21. Drowning & Falling
  22. * The Dungeon Dozen
  23. Dyson’s Delves
  24. Encounter Critical
  25. A False Machine
  26. * Fight On! Compiled Compilation +4
  27. * Fight On! Foliated Folio +8
  28. * Fight On! single issues (link goes to #9, and the zine ended with #15)
  29. * Fire on the Velvet Horizon
  30. 43 AD
  31. * 44: A Game of Automatic Fear
  32. * Gormand’s Larder
  33. Grey Ranks
  34. The Hell House Beckons
  35. Hollowpoint
  36. * The Hyqueous Vaults
  37. * KEFITZAT HADERECH – Incunabulum of the Uncanny Gates and Portals
  38. Knives in the Dark
  39. Knockspell 1-3
  40. * Labyrinth Lord: Revised Edition
  41. Lair of the Unknown
  42. Last Train Out of Warsaw
  43. * The Lazy Dungeon Master
  44. * Love in the Time of Seið
  45. * METAL SHOWCASE 11PM
  46. * The Metamorphica
  47. NOD Magazine (link is to issue 1, but there are many more after that one)
  48. * Norwegian Style
  49. * Obscene Serpent Religion
  50. Original Edition Characters
  51. OSRIC
  52. * Petty Gods: Revised & Expanded Edition
  53. Planet Motherfucker
  54. * Play Unsafe
  55. * A Quick Primer for Old School Gaming (direct link to free PDF)
  56. Realms of Crawling Chaos
  57. REIGN
  58. Santicore 2011
  59. * Santicore 2013
  60. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume One
  61. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Two
  62. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Three
  63. Seven Voyages of Zylarthen, Volume Four
  64. * Shadowbrook Manor
  65. * The Shadow of Yesterday
  66. SlaughterGrid
  67. * Stalker RPG
  68. * Stonehell Dungeon: Down Night-Haunted Halls
  69. Stonehell Dungeon: Into the Heart of Hell
  70. * Super Mission Force[1]
  71. Swords & Wizardry WhiteBox Rules
  72. * Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque
  73. * Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque II
  74. Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque III
  75. Teratic Tome
  76. 3d6 Supers!
  77. * Tomb of the Iron God
  78. * Transylvanian Adventures
  79. Ulverland
  80. * Uresia: Grave of Heaven
  81. ViewScream
  82. * Voyage to Plague Island
  83. Warriors of the Red Planet
  84. * Whitehack
  85. The Wizard’s Inheritance
  86. * Wizards Mutants Laser Pistols! Volume One Compilation
  87. The World Between for Fictive Hack
  88. * Yoon-Suin
  89. ZeFRS

I apologize to your wallet in advance. Happy gaming!

[1] Super Mission Force is a skirmish miniatures game, but it supports campaign play, features characters with skills useful outside of combat, and deliberately straddles a the fuzzy line that separates RPGs from wargames, so I included it here.

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