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Swing This, Baby! - Action, Commercial
An awesome compilation of neo swing and retro jive, by 15 bands of varying styles. Terrific background music for pulp games, gangster games, or any upbeat game with a retro feel. keywords: music cd soundtrack theme
(Added: 2001-08-29, 2118 hits)
Rating: 8.12/10 from 7 votes. [Rate It]

Internet Guide to Jazz Age Slang - Action, Free
An alphabetical listing of slang words used in the 1920's. The twenties were the first decade to emphasize youth culture over the older generations, and the flapper sub-culture had a tremendous influence on main stream America; many new words and phrases were coined by these liberated women. These are the most common words and phrases of the time, many of which we still use today!
(Added: 2001-10-30, 2296 hits)
Rating: 5.66/10 from 9 votes. [Rate It]

Paradigm Clutch - Action, Free
Follow an intrepid trio of paranormal investigators through a world of science gone mad and myth come alive. Twilight Agency is a web comic set in the near future, after an unnatural disaster has merged myth and reality.
(Added: 2002-07-09, 2070 hits)
Rating: 6.33/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Terra Incognita: The NAGS Society Web Site - Action, Free
Lots of links to mysteries of the world + some extras. Excellent for Victorian and pulp RPG gaming.
(Added: 2002-11-30, 2011 hits)
Rating: 6.33/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

The Vintage Library - Action, Commercial
The Vintage Library is a specialty bookstore featuring a unique selection of hundreds of paperbacks, collector's editions, e-books, magazines, fanzines, and other formats that captures the spirit and excitement of the early to mid 20th century world of fiction.
(Added: 2004-07-28, 2028 hits)
Rating: 4/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Sailing Ships - Action, Free
The main part of this site is a database of historical sailing vessels, with technical data as well as "biographical" information on individual vessels. The aim is to have a comprehensive listing of 19th and 20th century square riggers.
(Added: 2005-12-25, 2096 hits)
Rating: 7.66/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Silent Movies - Action, Free
A variety of image galleries featuring stars from the era of silent films. Useful for character illustrations for pulp, action, romance, and horror.
(Added: 2005-10-19, 2001 hits)
Rating: 3/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Ultimate Pulp Era Gear Archive - Action, Free
The Ultimate Pulp Era Gear Archive is a series of free visual reference documents in PDF format prepared by Colin Chapman for use with any pulp-era roleplaying game or related project. All contain pictures, manufacturing dates, and other useful real-world statics.
(Added: 2009-11-03, 2032 hits)
Rating: 4.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Pinup Girl Clothing - Action, Commercial
A one-stop shop for Retro Clothing, Retro Dresses, Retro Swimwear, Vintage Style Dresses, Rockabilly Clothing, and More.
(Added: 2010-06-02, 2576 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Free 1920s Jazz Collection - Action, Free
A collection of 1920s jazz that is now in the public domain.
(Added: 2013-10-11, 848 hits)
Rating: 6/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

The language of Prohibition-era gangsters - Action, Free
Stephen Tuohy revisits some of the linguistic oddities associated with the gangster scene of 1920s and early 1930s America.
(Added: 2013-10-19, 669 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

Baen Free Library - Fantasy, Free
The Baen Free Library features full-length novels from some of today's best authors, free for the download. Well worth your time to check out.
(Added: 2001-11-07, 2746 hits)
Rating: 7.33/10 from 21 votes. [Rate It]

Bayeux Tapestry - Fantasy, Free
The full Bayeux Tapestry consisting of 35 parts. A full Latin - English translation is included. Also includes a selection of layman commentaries and highlights of various sections of the Bayeux Tapestry. These include the more important events that recount the story of the Battle of Hastings 1066.
(Added: 2001-11-21, 2290 hits)
Rating: 7.22/10 from 12 votes. [Rate It]

Conan the Barbarian Soundtrack - Fantasy, Commercial
The Basil Poledouris soundtrack to the movie Conan the Barbarian is one of the all-time best CDs for fantasy gaming. Every gamer should own this CD. keywords: music cd soundtrack theme
(Added: 2002-02-01, 2345 hits)
Rating: 8.53/10 from 16 votes. [Rate It]

Dark Dungeons - Fantasy, Free
When the latest experiment accidentally gets returned to Blockbuster, Mike and the 'bots are subjected to a mind numbing hateful condemnation of Dungeons & Dragons, Dark Dungeons, a tract by Jack T. Chick in which D&D is portrayed as the tool of a worldwide Satanic occult conspiracy of witches bent upon ensnaring unsuspecting juvenile gamers into a shadow world of spell casting and Satan worship. Will the crew of the Satellite of Love be able to withstand this latest assault on their sanity?
(Added: 2002-05-07, 2599 hits)
Rating: 8.42/10 from 65 votes. [Rate It]

Orc Magazine - Fantasy, Free
Collection of Orc-themed magazine spoofs featuring Orcs from RPG Games. Great source material for role playing game enthusiasts.
(Added: 2006-02-23, 2099 hits)
Rating: 7.19/10 from 5 votes. [Rate It]

Dutch city maps - Fantasy, Free
These maps are scanned from a facsimile publication of the Blaeu's Toonneel der Steden from 1652. If you chose the GIF version you will get a 640x480 image: the JPEG versions offer more detail but are rather large files and will therefor take some time to load.
(Added: 2006-04-11, 2239 hits)
Rating: 5.16/10 from 11 votes. [Rate It]

Pawn - Fantasy, Free
[NSFW] Pawn is a silly erotic fantasy comic that contains as much nudity as it contains humor and is therefore considered best suited for equally silly adults. The comic is updated in parts when a new part is finished. Each part is on around 20 pages each.
(Added: 2006-05-07, 2287 hits)
Rating: 7.66/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Ydalir Vikings - Fantasy, Free
Viking living history group. Articles on early medieval technology (i.e. lighting fire with flint and steel). Photo galleries.
(Added: 2006-07-12, 1971 hits)
Rating: 8.33/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

The British Library - Fantasy, Free
The British Library has released over a million images from the pages of 17th, 18th, and 19th century books into the Public Domain via Flickr.
(Added: 2013-12-17, 563 hits)
Rating: 10/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

DM Of The Rings - Fantasy, Free
Imagine a gaggle of modern hack-n-slash roleplayers who had somehow never been exposed to the original Tolkien mythos, and then imagine taking those players and trying to introduce them to Tolkien via a D&D campaign.
(Added: 2014-01-04, 986 hits)
Rating: 10/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology - Horror, Commercial
Despite the lurid title, Rossell H. Robbins' "Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology" is an excellent reference that offers a historical view of witchcraft. The bulk of the entries deal with events in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Also includes an excellent bibliography of over 1,000 citations. The book is out of print, but it has been enormously popular (when compared with most scholarly works on witchcraft), has been reprinted many times, and is available from a number of used bookstores both online and off.
(Added: 2001-10-25, 2528 hits)
Rating: 7.36/10 from 15 votes. [Rate It]

The Zombie Survival Guide - Horror, Commercial
Don't be carefree and foolish with your most precious asset: life. This book is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now without your even knowing it. The Zombie Survival Guide offers complete protection through trusted, proven tips for safeguarding yourself and your loved ones against the living dead. It is a book that can save your life.
(Added: 2004-08-03, 2009 hits)
Rating: 8.49/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

1847 floor plan of Provincial Lunatic Asylum - Horror, Free
The Asylum was the most prestigious commission of John Howard’s career, and he approached it by reading everything on the care of the insane he could lay his hands on. His designs for the Toronto asylum were very progressive, allowing for ample corridors flanked by well-ventilated private rooms and wards with pleasant views.
(Added: 2013-07-09, 943 hits)
Rating: 7/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

British Pathé - Misc, Free
British Pathe has now uploaded its entire collection of old films to the web. The 85,000 short pieces include many news reels and tourism videos set in the British capital. Ride around in 1960's West End traffic for 20 minutes, see what a 1930's fog looked like (hint: foggy), or check out some vintage sexism as 18-year-old Candy Scott poses on a massive gun.
(Added: 2014-04-18, 709 hits)
Rating: 8.74/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

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