Tag Archives: RPG review

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 »

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 »

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 »

Review – Arms of Legend (Legend RPG)

  On Monday Mongoose Publishing digitally released the second supplement for the Legend roleplaying game (check out our review here), Arms of Legend, currently available at DrivethruRPG. It’s contain many vital information about equipments, cohorts, animals, vehicles, magic items and many more topics, which are valuable for every Legend campaign. The book is coming in the same digest… Read More »

Hostile Acquisitions – a Rogue Trader supplement in the world of the WH40K

Gothic pirates of the dark future just arrived: In the grim world of the 41st century of mankind, the servants of the God-Emperor of Terra are chasing the hereteks, and they are purging the unclean.Inquisitors, with the help of the self-sacrificing legions of space marines, make war with daemons and the alien races in a never ending struggle.… Read More »

Review – Burning Wheel Gold: Hub and Spokes

  The Burning Wheel Headquaters recently made available the Burning Wheel Gold: Hub and Spokes package, downloadable for free on RPGNow. Depending on the description provided in the product page it should be a free “beginner package” for the game, so you could try out the system and decide if you want more. Officially the release should contain… Read More »

Review – Trouble at Niven’s Creek (Wayfarers)

  With an interesting move Ye Olde Gaming Companye re-released their Trouble at Niven’s Creek adventure for the new edition of Wayfarers Roleplaying-game. Why it’s an interesting decision ? Well, because as you may check it on the Wayfarers product page, the new edition is not even released yet, but thankfully it will be available shortly. Hopefully the… Read More »

Fan-page review : The d20 PFSRD webpage

I want to offer to your attention a collector-site of free contents, which is under the aegis of the Pathfinder roleplaying-game. (http://www.d20pfsrd.com/) The Paizo Publishing launched the Pathfinder RPG at 2009. So, it was the year after of the publishing of the DnD 4th edition. Both released in August, with one year difference. Maybe the reason was that,… Read More »

Review – #30 Haunts for Kaidan (PFRPG)

  The #30 Haunts for Kaidan, released by Rite Publishing is an expansion for two of the publisher’s successfull Pathfinder product lines in a single book. While it’s expand upon the lore regarding Kaidan, their Oriental themed game setting, it’s also continues their successful #30 series. The #30 series already contain several books about haunts, based on if… Read More »

Mutants & Masterminds Threat Report #51: The Atom Family – Heroes in Threat Report ?

  It’s caused me a great deal of surprise, that last week Green Ronin published Mutants & Masterminds Threat Report #51: The Atom Family.   It’s definetly a change from what you would expect from the series. Why ? Because Threat Report series is about villains and vigilantes a player group may face, and are thought to be… Read More »