Flesh for the OSR

Ok, just following this from March, what I notice is:

“Zak got a web show about an old school game played by porn stars; throw him under the bus!”

“Raggi says we’re OSR; throw him under the bus!”

“Kuntz says he’s not OSR; throw him under the bus!”

“That Invidious module looks a little iffy; throw them under the bus!”

Swords & Wizardy got a bigish publisher; throw it under the bus!”

I fully expect at least three more silly kerfuffles to erupt before I finish typing this post.  The OSR Kerfuffle cycle is in maximum overdrive, with each new controversy looking more petty than the last and coming after 1/2 the interval of time between the previous pair.  Dudes.  Please.  Less of this:

And a little more cool.

(The Heritage hireling in the upper left corner of the first photo is one of the figures I got from Khazan.  Thanks again! I’m about 80% painting him and the other three Heritage hirelings.  Awesome, awesome figs.)

Anyway, according to the JOESKY  convention, I must add some content to balance blah blah blah.

There is a Ral Partha flesh golem, Clearly a Tom Meier sculpt.  Which is interesting because Tom Meier knows his shit when it comes to proportions, so this figure is intentionally out of whack, being literally stitched together.  I emphasized the stitches with white paint.  He looks like a hellish pugilist to me.  Those giant hands must come from an ogre or giant.

It’s a bit of a relief that unlike so many of Meier’s orcs, trolls, and demons, there are no danglies on this figure.

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  1. The ‘Rate of Dustup Frequency’ is approaching 1 per week!

    However, go to this link and let me know if the second image makes you laugh!

    • Yes, that’s awesome.

  2. Sssssh, don’t tell anyone! We have a really kickass game going on under this bus what with Raggi and S&W and all these porn chicks.



  4. Who the hell is under my bus?!?

    Damn kids!

  5. […] I used to joke that every few months the OSR blog-o-sphere blows up with some bullshit controversy or other. […]

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