Category Archives: RPG review

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 – 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 »

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 »

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 – 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 »

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 »