AetherCon Online RPG Convention Announcement

  Grab your virtual dice bags folks and mark down November 16-18, 2012 on your calendar, the AetherCon Online RPG Convention is coming to your computer.   The AetherCon will be featuring tabletop RPGs of all types throughout the weekend highlighted by four three day tournaments of Pathfinder, Call of Cthuhlu, Savage Worlds, and Shadowrun.   Additionally vendors,… Read More »

Review – Pathfinder Player Companion: Dragon Empires Primer (PFRPG)

  In January Paizo released the Pathfinder Player Companion: Dragon Empires Primer, the second book about the continent of Tian Xia, further expanding our knowledge and player options based on this area. It’s a nice addition to the Dragon Empires Gazeteer, but how useful is it ? I decided to take a look, as I just started the… Read More »

Magic: The Gathering – Dark Ascension Launch party report

  As you may remember, about two weeks ago I wrote an article about Dark Ascension, the new expansion for Magic: the Gathering. The new expansion has been released officially since that, and as many players worldwide I entered into a small Launch Party locally.   I have to note that I haven’t been on any tournament for… Read More »

Project: Future Perfect (Press Release)

­ On Monday, February 6th, BareHanded-Games.com will launch it’s site. BareHanded­-Games.com will also be debuting the nearly full range of Digital Sculpts for the Global Police Force (GPF) Faction. This is Project: Future Perfect (PFP), a gritty post apocalyptic miniature battle game. The GPF is an order of cybernetically enhanced peacekeepers tasked with the responsibility of keeping humanity… Read More »

Review – Wiz-War boardgame

  Today I’m taking a look at Wiz-War, a boardgame released by Fantasy Flight Games. Wiz-War is basically a classic game remade, with the original released back in 1982. Although FFG made several changes, it’s only made the game better, while they maintained the original spirit and theme.    In Wiz-War a bunch of wizards fighting each-other,  to… Read More »

Magic : The Gathering Toolbox – the first mobile App from Wizards

   Yesterday Wizards of the Coast announced, that they enter the mobile market with their first software already available at the App Store on iPhone : Magic: The Gathering Toolbox. For the first look, it seems they tried to include the functionality of many thing, including the Gatherer, a deck builder and the Magic homepage into a single… Read More »

Review – 101 Pirate and Privateer Traits (PFRPG)

   On this week Rite Publishing released a new book in their 101 series for the Parthinder RPG : 101 Pirate and Privateer Traits. As you may guess, the book contain 101 traits, suitable mostly for sea-related campaigns. The publisher is well-known for their extensive collection of Pathfinder additions, including not only the 101 Series, but the #30… Read More »

King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched this week

  King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched earlier this week, providing a sequel to the innovative ans successful King Arthur game released in 2009. Published by Paradox Interactive and Neocore, it seems they kept everything which made the prequel a great game, and even improved upon on some aspects. By the way, I’m really proud of… Read More »

Chaos Commandment is released for Dark Heresy (WH40k)

  Chaos Commandment, the third part of The Apostaty Gambit adventure trilogy has been released yesterday by Fantasy Flight Games. This Dark Heresy adventure may be played as a part of the series but it’s also playable as a standalone module. The trilogy is supposed to be the most dangerous official adventure released for the Dark Heresy line.… Read More »

Star Trek Heroclix: Tactics releases today !

  Today is the release date for Star Trek HeroClix: Tactics, a new game from WizKids. Using the standard HeroClix ruleset it’s the third Star Trek themed game from the publisher after the release of the Star Trek: Expeditions and Star Trek : Fleet Captains boardgames.   I think the license is in good hands with WizKids, as… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 2 is finished ! Voting is open !

  The long days of waiting has ended, as the second round of RPG Superstar 2012 is finished yesterday. For this round the participants had to design an antagonistic Golarion organization which could oppose the player characters.I think this round has very mixed results, as there are some really innovative ideas, while others dropped the ball entirely by… Read More »

Review – The Ruby Phoenix Tournament (PFRPG)

  Today I take a look at The Ruby Phoenix Tournament, an adventure module  for level 11th characters, released by Paizo for their Pathfinder roleplaying-game in this January. During the adventure the players compete in a honorable tournament of martial arts and skills for unimaginable rewards, but not everybody around the tournament as honorable as they are. This… Read More »

Marvel Heroic Roleplaying is coming in this month

  In 2011 August Margaret Weis Productions Ltd. announced that they will release the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying product line under license from Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The Basic Set will be released in this month ! The announced release date for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Basic Set is February 28th   The game will use MWP‘s own very flexible Cortex… Read More »

More collected info and thoughts on D&D Next / 5e

  You may remember, that on Friday I posted some info I collected about D&D Next along with my thoughts on the matter. If you didn’t read that article you may find it here. However since that the developers of Wizards of the Coast spoiled several other little tidbits on the new Dungeons & Dragons during D&D Experience… Read More »

Atomic Robo The Roleplaying Game in under development

Hi Fellow players !   In the great buzz lately I almost forgot to mention that Evil Hat Productions announced that they will produce, publish, and distribute a role-playing game based on the Eisner-nominated Atomic Robo comic book. The Atomic Robo RPG will be co-written by Atomic Robo scribe Brian Clevinger and  Mike Olson, creator of the Strange… Read More »

D&D Next / 5E – Some collected info and random thoughts

  If you follow the news you may know that the first seminar of D&D Experience was yesterday, and it’s topic was Charting the Course: An Edition for all Editions. If you weren’t able to participate you may read the Seminar Transcript on EN World. I think after reading the seminar and the several articles presented by Wizards… Read More »

D&D Experience 2012 started today!

  D&D Experience, held by Baldman Games, is the premier annual convention for Dungeons & Dragons, including many events, seminars, previews, and special guests. Some people were even cosplaying (it’s like halloween costumes for adults). This year the convention is held at January 26-29. This year, the D&D Experience have a special threat for attendee. D&D Next/5th Edition… Read More »

Gettysburg: Armored Warfare preview in The Angry Joe Show

Hi Fellow Players, Take a look at Gettysburg: Armored Warfare ! Ir’s seems this will be a really awesome title with an interesting in-game experience. Real-time strategy mixed with FPS ? I’m in ! It’s due to release in this March. Main features : – Maximum 64 Players per server – 4 maps ( 9km x 9km in… Read More »

Review – The Thunderstone series

  Today I will take a look at the Thundestone series, released by Alderac Entertainment Group, one of the well-known successful deck-building games in the market. Since it’s release in 2009 the base game received four expansions and a second stand-alone set which integrates well with the base game, and currently one of the top 100 boardgames according… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 1 is finished !

  The first round of Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar 2012 is ended yesterday, meaning that round 2 is already started. In the first round the applicants had to create a new Wondrous Item suitable for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game, while avoiding certain pitfalls. The 32 items selected by the judges is available on Paizo‘s homepage, here. Personally I have… Read More »