Tag Archives: roleplaying games

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 »

The Enemy Within campaign (WFRP) is announced !

  Last week Fantasy Flight Games announced the release of The Enemy Within campaign for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. In this legendary campaign the players must face the most dangerous enemy of the proud Empire, the enemy within…    For those who don’t know about it’s history, let me speak about the original The Enemy Within. The classic campaign… Read More »

GM’s Day sale at DriveThruRPG (March 1-7)

   Do you know that March 4th is GM’s Day ? Well, it is, and how better to celebrate than by adding new books to our ever-growing collection ?    It seems that the guys at DriveThruRPG had them same idea in mind, as they started a one week long sale from March 1st to 7th, and they… Read More »

New 3d paper models : Fold-N-Go: Sewer Kit #1

  I’m guess I’m not alone, when I say that as a Game Master I’m a big fan of anything which enhances my role-playing sessions. Anything what makes life easier (like RPG tools) or helps player immersion (like maps and miniatures) is a good addition to have. In this regard maps and objects has a special place, as… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar Round 4

  Earlier this week Paizo revealed the Top 8 entries for RPG Superstar 2012. for this round the hopeful participants had to design a Golarion location with an encounter. Of course for the top 8 it wasn’t that easy.   The round featured some additional limitations : They had to design a two-tier, variable CR encounter (with 3… 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 »

Shadowrun Mission: Burn is available!

  The 4th season of Shadowrun Missions continues with the recent release of Shadowrun: Mission: 04-07 Burn. The election season is starting for “Project Freedom”, while shadowrunners are following a lead to the source of the mysterious deadly accidents plaguing the Ork Underground   Catalyst Game Labs released the new mission for Season 4 – Shadowrun: Mission 04-07… 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 »

Dragon Age RPG Set 3 Open Playtest is started!

  Yesterday Green Ronin Publishing opened the gates for the open playtest of the Dragon Age RPG Set 3. With the new set (which was announced back in January) players could advance their characters from level 11 up to level 20, but the book offers much more than that.   Both Set 1 and Set 2 was a… Read More »

Đ&D Heroes of the Elemental Chaos has been released!

  Today is the release day of the Heroes of the Elemental Chaos sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 4E. This 160-page book is the definitive source to create and play characters with ties to the elemental chaos and the powerful primordials, including a treasure trove of character options to those players who want a touch of elemental power.… 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 »

Short News updates – Youtube channel, Game of Thrones, Jade Regent campaign and more

Hi fellow players ! I just collected several short news regarding roleplaying and tabletop games, and Rpg.Org itself. The cover of the new A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying has been revealed   This week Green Ronin Publishing revealed the new cover for the A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying – A Games of Thrones Edition… 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 »

Shadowrun: Safehouses is available

  Catalyst Entertainment Group released a new, very useful short supplement for the Shadowrun roleplaying game, Shadowrun: Safehouses. The short book features rules and in-game information on the topic with as much detail as the low page-count enables for the product.   It could happen with any runner. It seems that everything going on as planned, but then… 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 »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 3 is finished ! Plant monsters rule!

  The end of RPG Superstar 2012 is getting closer, as the third round of the competition is finished yesterday. For this round the participants had to create CR 7 monsters with some limitations : they couldn’t create a construct, dragon, ooze or outsider, and the monster have to be tied to Golarion in some way. Also, the… 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 »