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Review – Enemies of NeoExodus : First Ones (PFRPG)

   Uruk-Hais and Spectres were the great evil minions of Middle Earth, the drows and yuan-tis are the most feared in Faerun, the Daelkyrs of Xoriat and the dream-worldly Quoris are Eberron villains, the goat-men in the Old World, the skavens of their Underworld are the worst in the Warhammer fantasy world, etc. They are the most significant… Read More »

Review – 101 Magus Feats (PFRPG)

   On 1st of April Rite Publishing released another nice addition to the Pathfinder roleplaying-game : 101 Magus Feats. Counting Secrets of the Magus it’s the second of their supplements about this excellent class, and they add even more options to those players who like to play this already adaptable class.    So what we receive now ?… Read More »

Review – FotTS Gobseck Vaultwright, Meister of the Golden Anvil

   A new NPC supplement arrived from Rite Publishing to continue their Faces of Tarnished Souk series : FotTS Gobseck Vaultwright, Meister of the Golden Anvil. The new NPC is no other, than the personal banker of the Khan of Nightmares. The character    Gobseck Vaultwright is a very powerful – both in combat or with his financial/political… Read More »

Review – So What’s For Sale, Anyway? IV

   While it’s a very common thing in an adventure, the “adventurers gone for shopping” event is rarely touched upon in sourcebooks. Most Game Master’s use some simplified system for these thing, stating that everything under a certain gold limit is present, or decide what’s available on the fly. There are few of us who prepare pre-generated lists… Read More »

Review – The Tribute (PFRPG) adventure

   Back in February Carl Bussler at Timeless Adventures designed a very interesting Pathfinder adventure : The Tribute. It’s a rare gem, where time is essential and player decisions has a great effect on the end result. Those decisions could mean life or death to the PC-s and to inhabitants of the local village. Overview    The Tribute… Read More »

Review – The Secrets of the Inqusitor (PFRPG)

  Yesterday Rite Publishing added a new sourcebook to one of their most successful Pathfinder product lines, The Secrets of the Inquisitor. As the name implies the book contains a great deal of options for the title character class.    At first I must say that I’m a little bit biased, as I’m not a great fan of… Read More »

Review – Shadowed Keep on the Borderlands (PFRPG)

   Raging Swan Press released an interesting location based adventure for Pathfinder today :  Shadowed Keep on the Borderlands. In this adventure the players have the chance to just loot the place and leave it there, or to start a bigger campaign to clear the area of monsters and other dark influences. The basics    Shadowed Keep on… Read More »

Review – The Ruins (PFRPG)

   I’m a big fan of adventure seeds, locations, and other game components I could easily incorporate into my campaigns, so I was happy to see The Ruins from Headless Hydra Games as a completely free download.    This short pdf features an interesting location – the title ruin of a temple in an ages ago abandoned temple… Read More »

Review – DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol. 2

   Earlier this month Green Ronin released DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol. 2, a great catalog of characters for the DC Universe. Featuring hundreds of characters and teams alphabetically from L to V, it’s an extremely valuable resource if you play DC Adventures or the core Mutants & Masterminds 3rd edition.    While neither this book nor… Read More »

Neo-Exodus: A House Divided – Campaign Setting (PRFPG) review – Part 2.

Neo-Exodus: A House Divided – Campaign Setting Designed by J.P. Chapleau and Louis Porter Jr. REVIEW PART II. In the first part I shared my first impressions, now I’m continuing with the rest. But first, I have a few words from an Old Sage, as he said:   “Oh, I see, Adventurer, you came here to know more… Read More »

Review – Lords of Waterdeep boardgame

    Lords of Waterdeep is a new Forgotten Realms themed board game for 2-5 players from Wizards of the Coast, which is due to release later this month. In the game the players are one of the secret leaders of the city, controlling everything from the shadows and struggling for dominance.    As with most Eurogames the… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »