OSR Guide for the Perplexed

Answering Zak Smith’s OSR guide for the Perplexed questionaire. One article or blog entry that best exemplifies the OSR Too many to list, but my current jam is Mazes: The Monotony or how to run an actual maze. A few features stand out about it that makes it OSR to me: First, it recognizes an aspect of gaming that is boring and offers a solution to reconcile that boredom. It offers a simple house rule with minimal game stats as a solution, and then builds a whole adventure using random tables and even a save or die trap or two.