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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 »

Review – Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game (Beta)

“All characters start at 0 level. Most will die in a dungeon, alone and unknown.” – This quotation is in the first page of the Quick Start Guide, so I thought it will be fun, as an ‘auld style Dungeon hack’. The six pages of the Quick Starter I reviewed the Quick Start Guide of the Dungeon Crawl… Read More »

Review – RPG Combat Tracker

  Last week we received some promo codes from Marco Antônio Pompei for the nice little iPad application : RPG Combat Tracker. This little software is supposed to help Game Masters to run their combat encounters much more smoothly then with the original pen & paper method.   While the software don’t state this but it’s usable only… Read More »

Review – FotTS Khufusiris, the Crooked Sleuth of Unfathered Sin (PFRPG)

  Last week Rite Publishing released a new Pathfinder RPG supplement for their Faces of the Tarnished Souk NPC series : Khufusiris, the Crooked Sleuth of Unfathered Sin. The book introduced the friendly looking criosphinx to the game, with several new additions to the Pathfinder system. The character   Story-wise Khufurisis is a very interesting character : he… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance – new rules and compatibility

  The regular readers may remember that in January we presented an article about the incoming Thunderstone Advance deck-building game, a card game using classic dungeon crawling as it’s theme. As the release date (March 12) is getting closer we know more and more about the rules changes and the possible compatibility issues with previous Thunderstone products.  … Read More »

Campaign Journal – Jade Regent (PFRPG) #1

Hi fellow players,   Recently we started a new campaign with my players using the Jade Regent Adventure Path, so I decided to do something I haven’t done in years : to write an online campaign journal about our gaming sessions. Hopefully I can provide updates in every 2-3 weeks on the matter.   I hope I could… Read More »

Review – Mandate Archive: Transhuman Tech (Stars Without Number)

  Sine Nomine Publishing recently released another free resource for the Stars Without Number RPG as a part of their Mandate Archive series. The Mandate Archive: Transhuman Tech book is meant to provide Game Masters the tools needed to deal with things like body-swapping and genetic augmentations and matter compilation devices.  I have to say that while I’m… Read More »

Review – Vikings of Legend (Legend RPG)

  Recently Mongoose Publishing released the historical source book for Legend RPG, the highly anticipated  Vikings of Legend. The book provides everything to play historical, fantasy or mythical campaign concerning the Northmen.   I didn’t had the chance to compare, but I think the Vikings of Legend book is based on it’s Runequest II equivalent, so it’s possible… Read More »

Review – The One Ring: Words of the Wise

  Words of the Wise is an adventure released by Cubicle 7 for The One Ring: Adventures Over the Edge of the Wild roleplaying game, which is recently made available for free download. Originally published at GenCon 2011 when the publisher released their The One Ring RPG it’s now available at “fully designed” version. So, it’s time to… Read More »

Review – Mutants & Masterminds Power Profiles 1-4

  In January Green Ronin announced their plans for 2012, including the release of the new Power Profile series for Mutants & Masterminds. In each issue of the series Steve Kenson takes a look at different superhero power-themes, and offer several useful advices and examples to players and Game Masters. These short supplement are available in a cheap… Read More »

Review – 1001 Spells (PFRPG) by Rite Publishing

  Do you like new spells ? Do you play Pathfinder ? Well, then I guess you will be as enthusiastic as I am when you take a look at the newly released 1001 Spells (PFRPG) book from Rite Publishing.   I have to say, even the sheer size of this collection (again : 1001 spells on 296… Read More »

Review – Basic Paths: Fangs from the Past (PFRPG)

  Maybe you remember that in November we published a short article about the release of the Basic Paths: Fangs From the Past adventure, released by 0One Games. As we mentioned, it’s using the basic Pathfinder roleplaying-game rules, provided in the beginner box, providing newbie players a way to continue their adventures without venturing into the Pathfinder Complete… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »