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Review – So What’s For Sale, Anyway? IV

   While it’s a very common thing in an adventure, the “adventurers gone for shopping” event is rarely touched upon in sourcebooks. Most Game Master’s use some simplified system for these thing, stating that everything under a certain gold limit is present, or decide what’s available on the fly. There are few of us who prepare pre-generated lists… Read More »

The final round of voting for RPG Superstar 2012 is open !

   As you may know, this year’s RPG Superstar contest is close to it’s end, as Paizo yesterday revealed the final four entries. So for now, the voting is open !     I think this part of the contest is the most complex, since now the participants had to create full adventure proposals with a plot, encounters, background… Read More »

Press Release : Blue Mammoth Games released the Dungeon Blitz browser RPG

Blue Mammoth Games Brings Multiplayer, Side-Scrolling Mayhem To Browsers with New Action RPG, Dungeon Blitz ATLANTA – March 26, 2012 – Dungeon Blitz — a free-to-play, side-scrolling brawler with light RPG and MMO elements — has been launched by Blue Mammoth Games. The start-up’s founders, both with deep experience developing AAA titles for hardcore gamers, set out to… Read More »

Shadowrun: Damage Control is released, starting a new adventure series

   Catalyst Game  Labs just released a new adventure,  Shadowrun : Damage Control. It’s a start for a new series of adventures called Boardroom Backstabs for Shadowrun: Twentieth Anniversary Edition.    The new Boardroom Backstabs series will explore one of the most common themes of the Shadowrun RPG : corporate machinations and politics, where maybe nothing is what… Read More »

Review – The Tribute (PFRPG) adventure

   Back in February Carl Bussler at Timeless Adventures designed a very interesting Pathfinder adventure : The Tribute. It’s a rare gem, where time is essential and player decisions has a great effect on the end result. Those decisions could mean life or death to the PC-s and to inhabitants of the local village. Overview    The Tribute… Read More »

Rifts World Book: Lemuria is coming in April !

   Last week Palladium Book announced, that the new Rifts World Book: Lemuria is already at the printers. The new book packs a lots content, including new Biomancy spells, mounts, weapons, and gear suitable for both land-dwellers and aquatic adventurers.    So what is included in this 233-page long book ? Well, quite a lot of things from… Read More »

Review – The Secrets of the Inqusitor (PFRPG)

  Yesterday Rite Publishing added a new sourcebook to one of their most successful Pathfinder product lines, The Secrets of the Inquisitor. As the name implies the book contains a great deal of options for the title character class.    At first I must say that I’m a little bit biased, as I’m not a great fan of… Read More »

Marvel Heroic Roleplay – Example of Play

   Margaret Weis Production created a very useful supplement for the Marvel Heroic Roleplay, a nicely detailed example of play document. I really think it was a good idea, as many players inexperienced with the Cortex Plus system asked for a document like this.    The document includes a 9-page example of play during an action scene, featuring… Read More »

Review – Shadowed Keep on the Borderlands (PFRPG)

   Raging Swan Press released an interesting location based adventure for Pathfinder today :  Shadowed Keep on the Borderlands. In this adventure the players have the chance to just loot the place and leave it there, or to start a bigger campaign to clear the area of monsters and other dark influences. The basics    Shadowed Keep on… Read More »

The Last Sons is available for Deadlands (Savage Worlds)

  The Last Sons is an extensive Plot Point campaign for Deadlands, using the Savage Worlds Deluxe system. On the other hand it’s much more than that, as it contains a lots of information about the Weird West.    It provides detail on the strange locales and trails of the Disputed Territories, and contains a lots of player… Read More »

Review – The Ruins (PFRPG)

   I’m a big fan of adventure seeds, locations, and other game components I could easily incorporate into my campaigns, so I was happy to see The Ruins from Headless Hydra Games as a completely free download.    This short pdf features an interesting location – the title ruin of a temple in an ages ago abandoned temple… Read More »

New Elric and Legend books are coming!

  Mongoose Publishing announced two new books in the works for Legend and Elric of Melnibone. The new sourcebooks, Talons of Winter and Pirates of Legend will be great additions for the growing brand. It seems that the release date is in June, but I guess that electronic copies will be available earlier. Talons of Winter (Elric of… Read More »

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition has been announced!

    In the recent months there was a discussion about the new www.baldursgate.com homepage. After it’s opened in January most people guessed that we receive a new Baldur’s Gate, continuing the successful brand. Many players (including me) thought that it will be a new story, supposedly with 3d graphics and maybe with D&D 4e as it’s core system. … Read More »

Review – DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol. 2

   Earlier this month Green Ronin released DC Adventures Heroes & Villains, Vol. 2, a great catalog of characters for the DC Universe. Featuring hundreds of characters and teams alphabetically from L to V, it’s an extremely valuable resource if you play DC Adventures or the core Mutants & Masterminds 3rd edition.    While neither this book nor… Read More »

Shadowrun: The Twilight Horizon campaign book is available!

   There is a new campaign book is available for Shadowrun Twentieth Edition – the  Shadowrun: The Twilight Horizon sourcebook. Catalyst’s new book is dealing with one of the biggest powerhouses of the Sixth World, the Horizon corporation.    The Horizon is a Triple-A corporation which is everywhere in communication, public relations and entertainment. It seems they are… Read More »

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 »

New Warhammer 40k releases has been announced!

  Yesterday was a great day for Warhammer 40k fans, as Fantasy Flight Games announced two new expansions for their 40k product lines. The new products are the Honour the Chapter sourcebook for Deathwatch, while The Soul Reaver will be a new adventure for Rogue Trader. Honour the Chapter (Deathwatch)    While many Battle-Brothers of the famous Deathwatch… 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 »