Review – Pirates of the Inner Sea (PFRPG)

   In February Paizo released a new Player Companion product, partly to support their new adventure path Skull & Shackles. The new Pathfinder Player Companion : Pirates of the Inner Sea is providing both background information and in-game support for pirate campaigns.   The book is divided into two discernible part : the first chapter Dangerous Waters is… Read More »

Wizkids announced the new Pirates of the Spanish Main game!

   Last week WizKids announced the relaunch of the Pirates of the Spanish Main property. Pirates of the Spanish Main – Shuffling the Deck card game draw inspiration and spirit from the old game, but otherwise unrelated and incompatible with the previous game.    Shuffling the Deck will be a stand-alone card game, designed by Bryan Kinsella (Star… Read More »

New Warhammer 40k releases has been announced!

  Yesterday was a great day for Warhammer 40k fans, as Fantasy Flight Games announced two new expansions for their 40k product lines. The new products are the Honour the Chapter sourcebook for Deathwatch, while The Soul Reaver will be a new adventure for Rogue Trader. Honour the Chapter (Deathwatch)    While many Battle-Brothers of the famous Deathwatch… Read More »

Review – FotTS Xoti the Usurper (PFRPG)

  Rite Publishing made a new addition to their Faces of Tarnished Souk NPC series, Xoti the Usurper.  Our new NPC is a demigod (godling), who could a benefactor or a trouble-maker for the players, based on the circumstances. The character   If I take a look at the background of Xoti, the Usurper I cannot help but… Read More »

Neo-Exodus: A House Divided – Campaign Setting (PRFPG) review – Part 1.

Neo-Exodus: A House Divided – Campaign Setting Designed by J.P. Chapleau and Louis Porter Jr.   The name of the game would be familiar, because the old exodus has started at 2007, and it has many books, and supplements. It is based in the Open Game Licence, and connects by the way of the game mechanics to the… Read More »

DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol. 2 is available in pdf !

   Yesterday Green Ronin announced, that the DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol 2. sourcebook is currently available in pdf, or as a pre-order for a physical copy. Covering dozens of characters form L to V, it’s a must-have supplement for any serious DC Adventures fan.    For every character, you will find it’s backstory and game statistics,… Read More »

New Interface Zero releases (Savage Worlds)

  In the last week Gunmetal Games released two new supplements for their Interface Zero setting. The Interface Zero Game Masters Screen and the Interface Zero Hacking 2.0 are both useful little expansions, using the Savage Worlds Deluxe system.   Interface Zero is a futuristic setting, where global warming, destructive wars and modern technology changed the world we… Read More »

Review – Modular Base ‘Commodus’ (Traveller)

  We recently received a nice little Traveller supplement from Christian Nienhaus, it’s called Modular Base ‘Commodus’. I’m a big fan of self-published RPG supplements, so I instantly jumped in the opportunity to review it.   As the self-explanatory name implies, Modular Base ‘Commodus’ is about a mobile base, which could be customized for different purposes, and multiple… Read More »

Review – Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Basic Game

   Thanks to the support of Margaret Weis Productions I was able to take a look at the new Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Basic Game. As a veteran comic fan I was happy to have a chance to actually try out a new RPG based on some of my favorite stories. To share my experiences, let me present my… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance – A review after playtest

  Thanks to the local AEG Stronghold Store Compaya, I had the chance to playtest the new Thunderstone Advance yesterday. It was an interesting experience, so I decided to share my observations about the game.   For now I will concentrate on the actual gameplay and on those things what I recognized during the playtest and wasn’t obvious… Read More »

The Enemy Within campaign (WFRP) is announced !

  Last week Fantasy Flight Games announced the release of The Enemy Within campaign for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. In this legendary campaign the players must face the most dangerous enemy of the proud Empire, the enemy within…    For those who don’t know about it’s history, let me speak about the original The Enemy Within. The classic campaign… Read More »

Review – Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Distant Worlds (PFRPG)

  In February Paizo released a highly awaited supplement for their Pathfinder RPG, campaign setting Distant Worlds. This sourcebook deals with the solar system of Golarion from it’s sun to the farthest planets and asteroids, and their many inhabitants. Now it’s time to leave planetary boundaries !   I have to admit, that before reading this supplement I… Read More »

GM’s Day sale at DriveThruRPG (March 1-7)

   Do you know that March 4th is GM’s Day ? Well, it is, and how better to celebrate than by adding new books to our ever-growing collection ?    It seems that the guys at DriveThruRPG had them same idea in mind, as they started a one week long sale from March 1st to 7th, and they… Read More »

Review – 101 Barbarian Feats (PFRPG)

   Do you like barbarians ? I’m sure you do ! They are an iconic and natural part of many fantasy setting as a human force of nature. I think the recently released 101 Barbarian Feats from Rite Publishing is a great sourcebook for those barbarian-fans who play the Pathfinder RPG.    As you may guess 101 feats… Read More »

New 3d paper models : Fold-N-Go: Sewer Kit #1

  I’m guess I’m not alone, when I say that as a Game Master I’m a big fan of anything which enhances my role-playing sessions. Anything what makes life easier (like RPG tools) or helps player immersion (like maps and miniatures) is a good addition to have. In this regard maps and objects has a special place, as… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar Round 4

  Earlier this week Paizo revealed the Top 8 entries for RPG Superstar 2012. for this round the hopeful participants had to design a Golarion location with an encounter. Of course for the top 8 it wasn’t that easy.   The round featured some additional limitations : They had to design a two-tier, variable CR encounter (with 3… Read More »

Review – Shadowrun: Safehouses

  In the middle of this month Catalyst Game Labs released a new short supplement for the Shadowrun RPG : Safehouses. This short supplement could come in handy when the characters want to hide from view, or they received the task to find somebody who is laying low.   Basically every campaign could use this sourcebook, as sooner… Read More »

Review – Arcania of Legend: Blood Magic

  Arcania of Legend: Blood Magic is a recently released sourcebook for the Legend RPG, released by Mongoose Publishing. It’s strated the new Arcadia of Legend series with a blast, as on it’s pages you receive game information on bloody sacrifices, ancient curses, rains and rivers of blood, and gruesome death in high quantity. This book is definitely… Read More »

Review – The Secrets of Tactical Archetypes II (PFRPG)

  Yesterday Rite Publishing released The Secrets of Tactical Archetypes II, a new sourcebook for the Pathfinder RPG. In the supplement you could find more than a dozen archetypes for different classes, which are mostly tactical teamwork or team support focused, bringing unique abilities and new options to characters.   There are many original ideas here, like shadow… Read More »

Deathwatch – Rising Tempest

   Last month Fantasy Flight Games announced their new three-part adventure, Rising Tempest. In it’s storyline the Tau takes moves to gain dominance in the area, which could turn the tables. They unwittingly endanger not only the Calis Salient, but the whole Jericho Reach, and it’s falls to the Space Marines (the player characters) to stop them.   … Read More »