Saturday, August 9, 2014

Five Cult Classic Films As Inspiration For Your Old School Campaigns

There are times when a DM has to unleash the bigger guns into their campaigns and challenge a party here are a few movie nasties to play hard ball with your adventurers. Nineteen Fifty Four and earlier must have been a heck of a time for monster movies. So many cult classics of that era allow us see where the trends of yesteryear can become the gaming gold standard of today. 
These horrors could be encountered out in the post apocalyptic wasteland just as easily as within the past eras of the Atomic Age.A time travel angle will enable PC's to fight or escape these horrors of the Atomic Age and perhaps save the world to boot. 

The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms 1953 

The Deadly Mantis From 1957

Earth Vs The Flying Saucers 1957
The Tarantula 1955
Godzilla 1954

It Conquered The World 1954

More coming up in the morning!


  1. I'm imagining the average group of PCs when the dungeon quakes and Godzilla stands up in the middle of the wreckage...


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