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Matt Hawkins’ 7 of the Best

Written by Matt Hawkins Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein The Jesus allegory running throughout this book made it fascinating to the younger me. I was once a religious kid obsessed with science. The adult atheist me is obsessed with both science and religion. I reread this last year and was amazed at how much I enjoyed it …

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Sneak Peek: The Gravediggers Union

Image Comics announced DEADLY CLASS co-creator Wes Craig launches an all-new series with artist Toby Cypress (Omega Men) in THE GRAVEDIGGERS UNION, a horror series—chock-full of steroid zombies, monster gods, swamp vampires, ghost storms, and space monkeys—set to launch this November. “With The Gravediggers Union, I tried to create an environmental horror story that mixes E.C Comics, H.P. Lovecraft’s horror, and a …

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Dicecapades Second Edition: Fun for the entire party!

Dicecapades Second Edition has been released, and quite a bit has changed, it seems from the original Dicecapades. However, this does not mean the game is any less fun; quite the contrary. Dicecapades has evolved from a board game with a lot of dice (over 100 dice in the original!) to a party game with 50 dice and plenty of …

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Matthew Sunrich’s 7 of the Best

Written by Matthew Sunrich The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard was one of the most prolific writers of the pulp era. It’s impossible to say for sure that Conan the Cimmerian was his favorite out of his numerous creations, but it seems to be the case. In all, he published seventeen stories about the character in the pages …

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Q&A with Trevor Harron

It’s not every day we get to enjoy seeing game designer Trevor Harron chime in on Collectors and Capers, and all things gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What can you share with us about your game Collectors and Capers, without giving away too much? TH: Collectors and Capers™ is a game where you and the other players …

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Book Review: Wizards From Merlin to Faust

Before they began publishing such interesting games, Osprey Publishing was known for it’s source books that could be used for wargaming and RPGs. I was given a copy of one of their Myth and Legends line to review. Wizards From Merlin to Faust caught my attention right away. Mostly because it reminded me of a set of books I’d always …

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Star Trek Las Vegas – 2017: Star Trek Fandom at a Crossroads

Guest Writer: John J. Zipay   Star Trek fandom is at a crossroads. Nowhere was that more evident than between August 2nd and 6th, 2017 at Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek 2017 Las Vegas Convention at the Rio Suites Hotel. The theme of this year’s convention was the 30th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek – The Next Generation. …

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David “Max” Millgate’s 7 of the Best

Written by David “Max” Millgate DISTRICT 9 Directed by Neill Blomkamp Loved this film! It felt very fresh and new when it came out. Using Johannesburg was not an obvious choice of location for an alien invasion movie, but that’s exactly what made it stand out. We’ve seen so many Hollywood movies with aliens arriving and hovering over Los Angeles or New York. …

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Frank Mentzer’s Upcoming New Campaign Setting – Press Release

Big news as Frank Mentzer announces preparations for a Kickstarter to be announced after GenCon 50. Frank was talking about this at Gary Con 9, and the big pitch was that Darlene will be doing the maps! Press Release: Historic Dungeons & Dragons® Campaign Returns Loxley, Madison WI, August 11 2017 Legendary game designer Frank Mentzer, famed for his worldwide …

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Guest Review: White Dwarf #6

Guest Writer: Matthew Stephen Sunrich   British game publisher Games Workshop has, for a few decades now, been known for its superb board games, such as Space Hulk and Blood Bowl, and miniatures games, such as Warhammer Fantasy Battle and The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game, but it got its start distributing Dungeons & Dragons rule books in …