Tag Archives: roleplaying games

Review – Pirates of Legend

   Mongoose Publishing recently released a new addition to their successful Legend RPG, bringing players to the high seas of the Caribbean. The new sourcebook is titled as Pirates of Legend, and it’s enable us to play in the golden age of piracy.    Pirates of Legend is the second sourcebook for the game which deals with a… Read More »

Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG is coming !

   Spoiled Flush Games recently announced their first self-published game, Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG, which is coming in this June. What made me interested in the product apart from the theme, that it’s don’t have a dedicated Game Master, and every player controls multiple characters.    An earlier version of the game won the GameChef 2011 competition,… Read More »

Preview : The Monsters of Endara (PFRPG)

   Today I’m taking a look at the preview of an upcoming new setting for the Pathfinder roleplaying game, Monsters of Endara. This new setting is called Masters of Endara, and the designer, Chris A. Field, decided that a glimpse on the strange creatures of the land would give us some insight about his world.    I have… Read More »

Review – Scions of Evil (PFRPG)

   On last week Raging Swan Press released a great collection of villains and minions to face heroes in any Pathfinder campaign. On it’s nearly 200 pages, Scions of Evil offer enemies for any adventuring party from lowly kobolds to the irresistible force of a balor lord.    I think that we can’t have enough ready to play… Read More »

Review – So What’s The Demi-Human Called, Anyway? (PFRPG)

   On this week Raging Swan Press released another Game Master resource, So What’s The Demi-Human Called, Anyway? for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game. Written by Creighton Broadhurst this little supplement help us, Game Masters against a common foe : names.    In an average campaign the players meet dozens of NPC-s from major villains to the common blacksmith. While… Read More »

Review – Wayfarers Game Master’s Reference Book

   As I promised last week, now I continue my Wayfarers review the Wayfarers Game Master’s Reference Book. You may check out the first part of the review here. This book supposedly contains all information to run an extensive fantasy campaign with the system, and maintaining the game world.    To reach this goal the guide contains two… Read More »

Review – Wayfarers Players’s Reference Book

   In April Ye Olde Gaming Company and Mongoose Publishing released a new fantasy roleplaying-game : Wayfarers. For this event I will provide two reviews for hopeful players, so you hopefully could decide easier if this is a game for you or not. In this first part I will review the basic rules and everything else in the… Read More »

Review – Random Urban Encounters (PFRPG)

   Sometimes when a Game Master is creating an adventure we don’t have time the simplest looking parts, or we must do something on the fly to keep the campaign flowing. I think random encounters are one of these things : sometimes they necessary if the players spend a lot of time somewhere, and it makes the world… Read More »

Review – So What’s The Weapon Like Anyway? (PFRPG)

   On last week Raging Swan Press published So What’s The Weapon Like Anyway ?, a new Pathfinder RPG supplement. As a part of their GM resources, this short expansion deals with an often forgotten part of the Game Master’s work.    Looting the corpses of the defeated opponents is a well established tradition in most of the… Read More »

Review – Shadowrun : Parabotany

    As I mentioned in an earlier article, Catalyst Game Labs recently released the Parabotany supplement for the Shadowrun roleplaying-game. Now that I was able to take a look, it’s time to decide if it’s as useful and interesting as I thought.    The book contains several sections, and while most of them is acting like as a… Read More »

Review – Dungeons & Dragons: Halls of Undermountain

   In the middle of the month Wizards of the Coast released a new adventure book for Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition, titled Halls of Undermountain. Based on the book the doors open to hours upon hours of adventuring in the biggest dungeon (and mass grave) of the Forgotten Realms, the Undermountain.    It’s proposed as an adventure… Read More »

Review – Barroom Brawls (PFRPG)

   On this week Raging Swan Press released another great GM supplement for the Pathfinder roleplaying game : Barroom Brawls. This new 15-page publication is really a great help if you want to run a good brawl.    While such encounters are a well known staple of fantasy stories, and as the publisher states, it’s often avoided in… Read More »

Shadowrun : Parabotany released

  On this week Catalyst Game Labs released an interesting new expansion to the Shadowrun Twentieth Anniversary Edition titled Shadowrun : Parabotany. It’s our time to get know the various awakened plants of the game!    Plants is an often overlooked part of many roleplaying games, and Shadowrun is no different in this regard. Who cares about trees… Read More »

Review – Shadowrun Mission : Free Taiwan

   Free Taiwan is a 19 pages long free adventure, for the Shadowrun Twentieth Anniversary Edition. If you would just try the Shadowrun 4th edition, here is the Quick Starter from the publisher’s website : link You can download freely the adventure from DriveThruRPG here.    The first 3 pages are for the DM’s technical support, advices, and… Read More »

Review – Shadowrun: Damage Control

  About 2 weeks ago I mentioned that Catalyst Game Labs released a new adventure for Shadowrun Twentieth Anniversary Edition titled Damage Control. Thankfully, now I had the chance to take a look, and write a review about it.    For those who missed the previous article here are the basics : Damage Control is a Shadowrun adventure… Read More »

A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying: A Game of Thrones Edition is available!

   With the debut of the second season of the TV show arrived the much awaited A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying : A Games of Thrones Edition from Green Ronin Publishing. Announced back in January, I think it’s one of the most waited titles of the year, thanks to it’s theme.     Featuring Michael Komarck‘s epic… Read More »

Shadowrun 2050 turns back time (to the future) in 2012

     I know the title seems strange, but it’s pretty much what is it about. Catalyst Game Labs announced the release of Shadowrun 2050, which turns back the time of the Shadowrun universe to its beginning years. This is the timeframe which made this game a legend for the first time, filled with decks, cyberware and big guns.… Read More »

Review – Enemies of NeoExodus : Folding Cicle (PFRPG)

   In the series of the Enemies of NeoExodus, this product is the second what I read. It was hard to read at first, but it I felt that it is a good source of role-playing, and world-imagination. So, the book is cca. 80 page, and most of it a colossal NPC character-sheets enlist. In the very beginning… Read More »

Mike Welham has won Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012

   After five rounds of competition and weeks of hard work Mike Welham has won Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar competition. Congratulations to him !    This means, that his  adventure, Doom Comes to Dustpawn, was chosen by the gamer community to be produced as a full Pathfinder adventure. Most likely it will be released by Paizo in 2013… Read More »

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 »