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Review – Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Race Guide (OGL)

   Earlier this month Paizo released a anticipated sourcebook, the Pathfinder RPG: Advanced Race Guide. The book not only offers hundreds of options to play more than 30 already defined races, but also contains a system to create entirely new races if we want.    I’m really a big fan of using exotic creatures in my games, both… Read More »

Review – In The Company of Lurkers (PFRPG)

  Earlier this week Rite Publishing introduced a new playable race to the Pathfinder roleplaying game with the release of the In The Company of Lurkers sourcebook. I think these secretive creatures could provide interesting character options both for players and NPC-s.    The lurkers is a race which was created by an accident from gnomes and cloakers,… Read More »

Review – FotTS: Smiles-Under-the-Bed (PFRPG)

   On this week Rite Publishing released another expansion for their Faces of Tarnished Souk NPC series for Pathfinder,  FotTS: Smiles-Under-the-Bed. As always, the supplement contains a high level character with her extensive statistics and background information, so we could readily use it in our campaigns.    The current character is a cat-like nightmare, called Smiles-Under-the-Bed, who is… Read More »

Review – Pirates of Legend

   Mongoose Publishing recently released a new addition to their successful Legend RPG, bringing players to the high seas of the Caribbean. The new sourcebook is titled as Pirates of Legend, and it’s enable us to play in the golden age of piracy.    Pirates of Legend is the second sourcebook for the game which deals with a… Read More »

Review – 101 Not So Random Encounters: Urban (PFRPG)

On this week Rite Publishing released a new supplement for Pathfinder, titled as 101 Not So Random Encounters: Urban. From now on the players have a chance to run into various monsters in the middle of the city, most of them disguised as something else.    The book focuses on the members of on branch of the Fold,… Read More »

D&D Next Playtest 1st – before the adventure

   As you surely already know, the D&D Next playtest officially began, and the playtest material is (more or less) available for download from Wizards. And what’s even better, it doesn’t have an NDA attached, so we are free to discuss our thoughts and experiences!    For my part I plan to present multiple articles about D&D Next… Read More »

Jet Li packs a punch for the Age of Wushu MMO

   I recently received an announcement, that Jet Li signed a contract to be the face of the free to play martial arts MMO, called Age of Wushu, produced by Snail Games.    As you may guess I instantly looked after the game, as I wanted to know if it’s anything interesting, or just another of the hundreds… Read More »

Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG is coming !

   Spoiled Flush Games recently announced their first self-published game, Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG, which is coming in this June. What made me interested in the product apart from the theme, that it’s don’t have a dedicated Game Master, and every player controls multiple characters.    An earlier version of the game won the GameChef 2011 competition,… Read More »

Preview : The Monsters of Endara (PFRPG)

   Today I’m taking a look at the preview of an upcoming new setting for the Pathfinder roleplaying game, Monsters of Endara. This new setting is called Masters of Endara, and the designer, Chris A. Field, decided that a glimpse on the strange creatures of the land would give us some insight about his world.    I have… Read More »

Review – Scions of Evil (PFRPG)

   On last week Raging Swan Press released a great collection of villains and minions to face heroes in any Pathfinder campaign. On it’s nearly 200 pages, Scions of Evil offer enemies for any adventuring party from lowly kobolds to the irresistible force of a balor lord.    I think that we can’t have enough ready to play… Read More »

Review – Way of the Samurai (PFRPG)

   This week Rite Publishing released a new Pathfinder supplement for their Kaidan setting: Way of the Samurai.  This new sourcebook by Jonathan McAnulty is both a faction guide to the samurai clans of Kaidan, and both a supplement to support oriental – mainly samurai – characters.    Visually Way of the Samurai provides the same excellent quality… Read More »

Magic the Gathering: Planechase 2012 – new information revelead

In November Wizards of the Coast announced that on this June they will continue their Magic the Gathering : Planechase product line with a new release. On this week they released some additional info and insight regarding the release.    Thankfully the new addition is not just another couple of planar cards with the same design approach as… Read More »

Review – So What’s The Demi-Human Called, Anyway? (PFRPG)

   On this week Raging Swan Press released another Game Master resource, So What’s The Demi-Human Called, Anyway? for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game. Written by Creighton Broadhurst this little supplement help us, Game Masters against a common foe : names.    In an average campaign the players meet dozens of NPC-s from major villains to the common blacksmith. While… Read More »

Review – Wayfarers Game Master’s Reference Book

   As I promised last week, now I continue my Wayfarers review the Wayfarers Game Master’s Reference Book. You may check out the first part of the review here. This book supposedly contains all information to run an extensive fantasy campaign with the system, and maintaining the game world.    To reach this goal the guide contains two… Read More »

Review – FotTS: Po’Kesteros, the Lostling (PFRPG)

   Rite Publishing released another NPC supplement for their Faces of Tarnished Souk product line : FotTS : Po’Kesteros, the Lostling. For now this high-level NPC series for Pathfinder features an interesting half-elf with extreme luck who could have a strange effect on the character’s life. The character    Po’Kesteros is an interesting character, who could serve many… Read More »

Review – Wayfarers Players’s Reference Book

   In April Ye Olde Gaming Company and Mongoose Publishing released a new fantasy roleplaying-game : Wayfarers. For this event I will provide two reviews for hopeful players, so you hopefully could decide easier if this is a game for you or not. In this first part I will review the basic rules and everything else in the… Read More »