Shackleton Expanse Campaign Guide Review

I’m here to talk about the Shackleton Expanse Campaign Guide, the much-anticipated setting book for STA‘s sandbox region of space. Mark Compton already gave his thoughts on the book and Jim Johnson gave us an interview as well.

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Orun Review

From New Agenda Publishing, Orun is a “Post-Apotheosis, Afro-Centric, Space Opera”… which is a lot to wrap your head around. As I learned in my interview with author Misha Bushyager some time ago, Orun was written to explicitly get away from some of the default assumptions in a sci-fi setting. In doing so, the publishing team has made something that is accessible to gamers but also new and strange in some truly wonderful ways.

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Historia Review – Part 2

Today I’m back with the other half of my Historia review. Last time I talked about the species and professions (equivalent to D&D classes) that can be found in the book. I mentioned that there’s lots more, though, so buckle up and let’s go!

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Review of Escape from Dino Island

The Powered by the Apocalypse game Escape from Dino Island is a not-so-subtle homage to stories like Jurassic Park and Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, but also island mysteries like Lost or (naturally) The Island. It’s short, punchy, and sure to fulfill your gaming needs, as long as those needs include running screaming from a T-rex.

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Wanderhome Review

I’ve got a treat for everyone today that I’m excited about. Kickstarter backers just got a full copy of the Wanderhome RPG and I bumped up my posting schedule to review it right away. Why? Because Wanderhome is one of those projects that seemed awesome when I read the pitch and has only got better.

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Sentinel Comics RPG Review

I’m very excited to bring you this review today for a game that I love very, very much. While I’ve actually never played the Sentinel Comics deck-building game, I’ve always heard really good things… Plus the company is in my city so there’s some civic pride there. When I saw the Sentinel Comics RPG come up on Kickstarter, though, I eagerly joined on and… Let me just cut to the chase and say I have a new favorite superhero RPG.

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Lex Arcana Review

Happy New Year! I’m here today with something that I’ve been chipping away at for the whole holiday season, which means it’s pretty long. Normally I’d split this sort of thing into a few different posts but I’m so into this game that I just want to start the year off with a massive post!

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We Are All Mad Here Review

Though it came out in September, I’ve had limited time to look through We Are All Mad Here, the fairytale sourcebook for Monte Cook Game’s Cypher system. This isn’t because I wasn’t interested in it, but more because I wanted some time to give it the attention it deserved. Today, let me tell you what I think about this beautiful book by the amazing Shanna Germain.

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