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Sunken Treasure: MD2 The Curse of Harken Hall

Written by Christopher Bishop MD2 is the second product from Simon Todd in the Sins of the Father story arc.  MD1 was released at Gary Con in 2015, and the intent is to have this be a series in five parts.  My review sticks only to the second offering in the series, but man oh man, if the rest of …

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Coping With Death Of A Player

Losing characters to death is common, losing players to the same can be tough. by Joe Bingaman Death is synonymous with all role-playing games. Characters, enemies, and NPC’s die every session. But the one subject no one speaks on, or wants to think of, is the death of a player in a gaming party. While many may be blessed to …

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Jamey Stegmaier’s 7 of the Best

Jamey Stegmaier‘s 7 Novels with Memorable Moments As a game designer, I play a lot of board games. So many, in fact, that my experiences with those games all tend to run together in my memory. It takes something special for me to look back after months or years and remember a specific moment in a game. I read a …

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Reviews You Can Use: Mad’s Bags

Mad’s Bags in Citrus Heights CA was kind enough to share a few of their handmade dice bags with us.  There’s a lot to love about these little beauties. Crafted from durable specialty fabrics, they feel fantastic when held, especially when filled to two-thirds capacity with lucky polyhedrals. The stitchwork is aces and the pullstraps are adorned with an eye-catching …

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Sneak Peek: RAI: THE HISTORY OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1

Sneak Peek:  Roberts & Portela Chronicle RAI: THE HISTORY OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1 – Coming in June! From Ancient Civilizations to 4001 A.D., Valiant’s Next Anniversary Special Chronicles Heroes & Villains Throughout the Ages Valiant proudly announces RAI: THE HISTORY OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1 – an astonishing standalone tale revealing the saga behind Valiant’s greatest heroes and villains from …

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Sunken Treasure: Sword of Air

Bill Webb’s Swords & Wizardry/Pathfinder massive sandbox adventure hits big By Joe Bingaman . Bill Webb (he of the Dirty Tricks book covered here not long ago) has unleashed his mind on us again, this time with a MASSIVE sandbox adventure titled “Sword of Air”. This book clocks in at a hefty 429 pages, and is based off Webb’s own …

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MODIPHIA #1 has arrived

Modiphius Entertainment announced the release of the first issue of Modiphia, the new FREE digital magazine. Inside this issue you’ll find: – New content – Strategy guides and background articles for Modiphius’ complete range of games, including… Achtung! Cthulhu, Star Trek, Thunderbirds, Mutant Chronicles, Conan – FREE new Airfix Battles unit cards! You’ll also find all the latest info from Modiphius, including …

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Q&A with Joseph McCullough

It’s not every day that we get to see game designer Joseph McCullough chime in on Frostgrave and all things tabletop gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  FROSTGRAVE is an incredible tabletop gaming experience. What can you share with us about the early stages of this game’s development? JM: I get a little embarrassed when I talk about …

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Sneak Peek: Immortal Brothers: The Tale of the Green Knight #1

Sneak Peek: Fred Van Lente & Cary Nord’s IMMORTAL BROTHERS: THE TALE OF THE GREEN KNIGHT #1 – Coming in April! Archer & Armstrong, the Eternal Warrior & Ivar, Timewalker Relive Arthurian Legend in a Celebratory Anniversary Special  Valiant is proud to present your first look inside IMMORTAL BROTHERS: THE TALE OF THE GREEN KNIGHT #1 – a swashbuckling one-shot …