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LAMENTATIONS OF THE FLAME PRINCESS ANNOUNCES VORNHEIM CITY BOOK BY CREATOR OF "D&D WITH PORNSTARS" AND "I HIT IT WITH MY AXE"

Jeff Palumbo | 19 Oct 2010 21:43
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LAMENTATIONS OF THE FLAME PRINCESS ANNOUNCES VORNHEIM CITY BOOK BY CREATOR OF "D&D WITH PORNSTARS" AND "I HIT IT WITH MY AXE"

Lamentations of the Flame Princess is pleased to announce it will be releasing the Vornheim City Kit by Zak Sabbath of "D&D With Porn Stars" and The Escapist's "I Hit It With My Axe" (www.hititwithmyaxe.com).

"The Vornheim City Kit will be a guide to the city that my campaign is based around, but way more than that, it'll be a tool for running open-ended city adventures anywhere. I'm not going to be Mr. PR here and claim I'm sure it'll have 'Everything You Need To Run A Campaign In A Fake Medieval Urban Setting' but I am sure it'll have everything I need, because this is actually the stuff I use when we play," said Sabbath.

The Vornheim City Kit will feature: oddities of the city; maps of major locations; a souped-up version of the "urbancrawl" rules for creating fully-stocked labyrinthine streets while players are actually being chased through them; and loads of tables for creating taverns, merchants, libraries, decadent aristocrats, and other accoutrements of urban living in a split-column format allowing the DM to generate functional details on the fly or mix-and-match results during adventure prep in order to create more individualized environments.

"The emphasis will be on creating instruments you can actually use, rather than burying the DM under masses of pre-imagined information. This won't be a big, fat, where-the-heck-did- I-put-that-bookmark encyclopedia of every loose toothpick and manhole cover in the city. This will be a little book that you can put on your table and say to your players 'Ok, it's Friday night in 1200 AD, what are we doing?' and be confident that you have an environment ready to roll with any punch the party throws. The pictures will be helpful, the maps will be clear, the tables will be fun to roll on, and it will all be easy to find."

The kit will also include notes and commentary on how the tools in the kit can or have worked out in actual play from James Raggi, Zak Sabbath, and the 'Axe' girls.

To see "I Hit It With My Axe," visit www.hititwithmyaxe.com or visit at www.escapistmagazine.com.

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ABOUT LAMENTATIONS OF THE FLAME PRINCESS

LotFP, the Helsinki-based publisher responsible for such titles as Death Frost Doom and Weird Fantasy Role-Playing, specializes in crossing the traditional fantasy role-playing styles of the 1970s and early 1980s with the "Weird Horror" atmosphere of 19th and early 20th century literature. For more information about LotFP releases visit www.lotfp.com/RPG/ and http://lotfp.blogspot.com.

ABOUT ZAK SABBATH

Zak Sabbath is a full-time artist and occasional porn performer. His work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art and he has had three books published. His blog, "D&D with Pornstars" (dndwithpornstars.blogspot.com) is one of the most read "old school" RPG blogs and was the inspiration for the show "I Hit It With My Axe."

ABOUT I HIT IT WITH MY AXE

Featuring adult film performers Kimberly Kane, Zak Sabbath, Mandy Morbid, and Satine Phoenix, with a stripper named Connie, and a hairdresser named Frankie, I Hit It With My Axe is a reality web video

series chronicling the adventures of a dungeon master and his stripper and porn star friends playing old school D&D. A new episode of I Hit It With My Axe premiers each week on at www.escapistmagazine.com.

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