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Sailing on The Dangerous Sea, a sneak peek

The Dangerous Sea Sneak Peek Demo copy provided by Dangerous Games to the reviewer free of charge.  All logos and the name The Dangerous Sea are trademarks of Dangerous Games. Svalfi Kolfinnsson fought the strong current, holding the sun stone up periodically to site their position.  They had been moving upon the water for many settings of the sun, and …

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The GameMaster’s Tool Box, a bi weekly article on world creation, running adventures, and survival behind the screen

The Gamemaster’s Tool Box So you want to be a Gamemaster I am getting ready to help run a Dungeons and Dragons club at my kid’s school soon.  As I was prepping for how myself and my buddy Doug wanted to bring kids in, the discussion came up of eventually getting a few of the kids to take up the …

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Hackmaster, the KODT inspired system is no joking matter!

Hackmaster core books review part 1 Written by Christopher Bishop The author would like to state that he is reviewing his own personally bought copies of the product. Hackmaster first appeared in Knights of the Dinner Table comic strip as early as 1995 (I asked Jolly Blackburn to confirm this).  At the time, it was more of a tongue and …

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Eminent Domain: TMG’s dynamic empire creating deck builder

Eminent Domain galaxy conquering review Review by Christopher Bishop A review copy was graciously provided to the author for review. There are many deck builders out there these days.  Many of them have various mechanics that over complicate or add layers that give a superficial layer of difficulty.  Eminent Domain is thankfully not among them.  With clear-cut rules and fast gameplay, …

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Sunken Treasure: The Rod of Seven Parts Retro Review

The Rod of Seven Parts Retro Review The author would like to acknowledge that some spoilers to the adventure may be given within the review, so if you intend on playing in this campaign you might want to avoid reading it until after the campaign is complete.   Campaign Design by Skip Williams Artwork by Stephen A. Daniele, Greg Kerkman, …

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Handling the Table Personality: The Glory Hound

This is the last posting on handling the table personality.  I give my sincere apologies on the length of time between the posts but my art department (my 12-year-old daughter) has been very busy lately, and I was awaiting her artistic touches.  Nevertheless let us tackle this tough table personality, The Glory Hound. What exactly is a Glory Hound you may …