Repost: The Warren Review

I’m reposting an older review today that might be relevant for those in the Northern Hemisphere headed into spring. The Warren is a game about playing bunnies and surviving together, something that’s just as relevant in this moment as the changing seasons.

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Repost: Review of Pasión de las Pasiones

You’re not imagining things, this is a repeat post from two years ago. I’m trying to do some self-care right now and save myself stress so I’m reusing this information, but also if you’re like me and spent the long weekend obsessing over Encanto then this might also be of renewed interest.

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Review of Root TTRPG

I’ve been waiting a long time to tell you folks about this one, but finally the Root Tabletop Roleplaying Game is available to the public! I’ve never played the Root board game and only know about it generally, but I hopped on the Root RPG Kickstarter based on the design team and critter-centered theme. It was a very good move.

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The Ward Acute Edition Review

Happy end-of-November everyone! Today I’m here with a game that I’ve been really enjoying lately and if you are celebrating a colonialist-but-family-oriented holiday this week (just hypothetically) you might want a quick and fun game to try. If that’s the case, I recommend you give The Ward a whirl.

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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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Arcana Academy Review

I’m here today with a review! Been a while since we did one of those but there’s a lot of talk about alternatives to Dungeons & Dragons following some much-deserved criticism of the company and game. If you like magic but want something more homey, friendly, and inclusive, consider the game I’m here to talk about today: Arcana Academy.

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Bite Marks Review

Since first seeing the Kickstarter for Bite Marks by Black Armada, I’ve been intrigued in figuring out exactly what this game is about. It’s werewolves, certainly, but geared more towards pack dynamics than the usual tropes. Bite Marks is now available for preorder at the link above, and if you’re considering it then you might be having the same questions. Read on to find out a little more about what you can expect!

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Pigsmoke Review

Pigsmoke is a Powered by the Apocalypse game that… well frankly that I didn’t understand reading the blurbs. It looked intriguing and I kept seeing it suggested, but I also found it impossible to pin down even digging into it a little bit. If you’re in that boat, or if this review is the first time you’ve heard of Pigsmoke but you’re willing to stick around, then allow me to say why you should check this game out.

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Turn Review

I’m back today with a great game from a great writer. Turn is a game inspired by PbtA and dealing with conflicted shapeshifters just trying to get by. It’s a fascinating game of navigating relationships and following instincts. Read on to see why I’m so inspired by this game and check out the website to order your own copy!

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Review of Pasión de las Pasiones

Today I’m taking a look at a Powered by the Apocalypse game Pasión de las Pasiones by the amazing storyteller Brandon Leon-Gambetta. As the principle GM for the Protean City podcast you can be sure that Leon-Gambetta knows both awesome stories and PbtA so I have high hopes for this game. The fact that its designed to tell stories like telenovelas just seals the deal.

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