A downloadable Bastardized Classic

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Screams drift out of a horrid vault. Smoke envelops a lonely peak. Lights dance over a far away vale. Footsteps approach in a dark, dark cave. 

How do you proceed, you bastard?

Bastardized Classics seek to recreate classic modules with a modern sensibility. Experience adventures as old as the hobby in a compact format, with a rules-lite design ethos. Designed with Micah Anderson’s Bastards. system in mind, Bastardized Classics are easily adapted to any version of dragon games.

Vault of Doom reimagines the much acclaimed S1 Tomb of Horrors, while Peak of Woe gives a new set of eyes to the wonderful S2 White Plume Mountain. Vale of Stars and Cave of Fiends are set to release Summer 2023.

We wish to ensure that all contributors are paid for their hard work. Once all is said and done, we will fund a physical release of the first two zines: Vault of Doom, and Peak of Woe.

Vault of Doom, and Peak of Woe are written, ready for the table, but that's only the beginning! As we speak, two more supplements are in development: Vale of Stars, which revisits S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks; and Cave of Fiends, a reexamination of S4 The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth.  

Art by HodagRPG

Editing by Micah Anderson

Layout by Matthew Morris

Writing by Jon Davis

Bastion on the Frontier is a bastardized conversion of the classic dragon game module Keep on the Borderlands. A module loved by gamers for generations now gets a fresh overhaul for the exciting and deadly adventure game by Micah Anderson - Bastards.


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this Bastardized Classic you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Vault of Doom [PAGES].pdf 12 MB
Vault of Doom [SPREADS].pdf 13 MB
Vault of Doom [BOOKLET].pdf 28 MB
Vault of Doom [DUNGEON SYNTH COMPANION].zip 169 MB
Peak of Woe [PAGES].pdf 13 MB
Peak of Woe [SPREADS].pdf 13 MB
Peak of Woe [BOOKLET].pdf 30 MB

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Any news on Vale of Stars? I've been anxiously looking forward to it <3


Still working on it! These classics are tough nuts to crack.


Had the pleasure of talking about the Bastardized Classics with Dieku Games podcast’s Game Pitch. Check it out!


Jon and I talk to Ryan and Hunter about this project on the Weekly Scroll podcast!

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Here is a play-thru of Peak of Woe on PlusOneEXP. 


Damn, the latest VoD is so sweet! love all the art, colors, composition, cover. hope to run solo sometime this spring


Will this be available in print?


Eventually! That's what we're funding!


Just checking, nothing is available to purchase yet?


Correct, the downloads won't be available until February! This is a prelaunch page to get the word out.


Thanks! Eagerly awaiting the releases!