Repost Coyote & Crow

This week I’m reposting a review that I published a while ago for the game Coyote & Crow, a game written and inspired by Indigenous peoples. This week being American Thanksgiving, a holiday which is about family and food as well as rosy visions of a fraught national legacy, it seemed like an excellent time for another signal boost for this great game.

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Repost: Kids On Bikes Review, Part 1

It’s the cozy, spooky, restless time of year known as autumn and many people may want to harness that feeling at their gaming table. Whether you’re excited for the send half of Stranger Things Season 4, rooting for the heroes of Hocus Pocus 2, or going back to a Halloween favorite from the past, then Kids On Bikes is the game for you. I wrote this review way back in 2019 so please excuse any quaintly optimistic worldviews…

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Utopia Planitia Review

Today I’m here with another Star Trek Adventures review, this time looking at the new Utopia Planitia Starfleet Sourcebook full of everything you might need for starships in your campaign. While there’s already an excellent review (which I entirely agree with) on Continuing Mission, I wanted to give a little more detail. I’ve been looking forward to this for a while and, not to get ahead of myself, it’s well beyond my expectations.

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Heckin’ Good Doggos Review

Back from hiatus! I’m moved across the country and ready to start up posting again. My nuclear family is joining up with a multigenerational colony of mephits and it’s all chaotic. Because the colony also includes two sweet dogs I’m dedicating my first post back to reviewing the awesome game Heckin’ Good Doggos.

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Scion: Demigod Review

Today I’m here with the latest core book for the second edition of Scion. In previous posts I’ve gone over the mortal-level Origin book and the superpowered Hero book but now we’re fully into the mythical with Scion: Demigod.

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Discovery Campaign Guide Review

The latest sourcebook for Star Trek Adventures brings the elements of Star Trek: Discovery into the official game. Specifically it covers the first two seasons (if you’ve seen the show you know why) and brings in materials that can easily translate into your original series era game or really any time. Let’s dive in and see what’s inside!

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Repost: Predation Review

It’s summer time and there’s just too much going on in Mephitland! Today I’ve got a repost of something I originally reviewed five years ago (nearly to the day) but you might want to give it another look. Not only did Monte Cook Games just announce a revised third party license that makes it likely we’re about to see a lot more Cypher stuff, but the next Jurassic World movie is right on the horizon. Why not make Predation your summer fun game?

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Cortex Prime Game System Review

I’m here today with a long review of Cortex Prime game system, a big topic that I’m determined to get all into a single post. This is the next iteration of the game system behind Marvel Heroic Roleplaying and the Firefly RPG to name a few. I’m a big fan of those and I’ve been really enjoying trying out Cortex in a variety of ways.

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Dueling Fops of Vindamere Review

I’m here today with a short, fast game called Dueling Fops of Vindamere. While this isn’t a one-page RPG by any means it is very straightforward and speedy, an especially unexpected quality because it’s written by Greg Stolze of Godlike and Unknown Armies fame. Unlike these two games the mechanics of Dueling Fops are simple but it does carry the characteristic Stolze approach of an incredibly open-ended gaming experience.

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