Tag Archives: other systems

Improve Your Game: Character creation as a team effort

In some modern roleplaying games, especially games based on FATE rules, character creation is something one player can’t do on his own. In order to create your character you have to cooperate with your fellow players. The character creation method in FATE makes sure the background stories of the player characters are already intertwined in some way. The GM (and the players) will never have to face the issue of…

Field Report: Lady Blackbird

Just to get some expectations out of the way, this is NOT a review of the Lady Blackbird adventure module by One.Seven Design ! There are plenty of those out on the Web. This is a great “steampunk adventure module for 2-6 people. It contains a starting situation, setting, pregen characters, and quick-play rules perfect for a no-prep game of 1-6 sessions or more” (that’s the …

Supers, supers everywhere!

With the release yesterday of the new superhero game ICONS from Adamant Entertainment my superhero fever has reached new heights. I’m getting my copy today after missing out on the pre-order due to some pay-pal woes, but if I had any doubt about the game, all the stellar reviews, and specifically Greywulf’s excellent 10 things to like about the …

Geeknic II: The Revenge!

Hello all! I’m in a particularly good mood writing this post, because despite all the real-life complications of recent weeks, this past weekend I took part of a gathering of geeks that reinforced my love of the RPG hobby and allowed me to see many old friends and make many more new ones. I’ve talked about the gaming community where I live, Puerto Rico, before…

WFRP Toolkit

On May 19th Fantasy Flight Games ’ WFRP Toolkit appeared on the iTunes AppStore . It’s a dice rolling application for the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay game which uses dice pools of custom dice for task resolution checks. As you probably know I’ve finally given in some time ago and bought the latest edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, a game I have been criticizing for quite…

Dungeonslayers: Fireworks!

Yesterday my Dungeonslayers supplement Feuerwerk was finally released in an English translation. Thanks a lot to the translation team, which did a great job! So, what’s Fireworks about? Fireworks contains rules for firearms, bombs and cannons and features a new spellcaster classed called the Arcane Gunslinger. There are even some tips on how to use these rules in your DS campaign. As always you can download the PDF for …

Skulduggery available for preorder

Robin D. Laws ’ latest game “ Skulduggery ” is finally available for preorder at the Pelgrane Press store . If you preorder the printed version that will be released on July 1st, you will get the PDF now! So, what is Skulduggery all about? Its a roleplaying game which plunges players into situations where they have to prevail by guile …