Tag Archives: rpg

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 »

Review – Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Distant Worlds (PFRPG)

  In February Paizo released a highly awaited supplement for their Pathfinder RPG, campaign setting Distant Worlds. This sourcebook deals with the solar system of Golarion from it’s sun to the farthest planets and asteroids, and their many inhabitants. Now it’s time to leave planetary boundaries !   I have to admit, that before reading this supplement I… 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 »

Review – 101 Barbarian Feats (PFRPG)

   Do you like barbarians ? I’m sure you do ! They are an iconic and natural part of many fantasy setting as a human force of nature. I think the recently released 101 Barbarian Feats from Rite Publishing is a great sourcebook for those barbarian-fans who play the Pathfinder RPG.    As you may guess 101 feats… 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 »

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 »

Deathwatch – Rising Tempest

   Last month Fantasy Flight Games announced their new three-part adventure, Rising Tempest. In it’s storyline the Tau takes moves to gain dominance in the area, which could turn the tables. They unwittingly endanger not only the Calis Salient, but the whole Jericho Reach, and it’s falls to the Space Marines (the player characters) to stop them.   … 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 »

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 »

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 »