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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 …

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Frog God Games Tome of Horrors Complete brings more terror to the tabletop

The Tome of Horrors Complete (S&W version) Review Okay, so I think just about everyone who plays the grand ole game has an affection for monster manuals.  I can think of several occasions in which I owned a monster manual before I owned the Game Masters guide.  We are used to historical depictions and environmental details being given as well as origins …

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Montidots Limited: The Fenworthy Inheritance

The Fenworthy Inheritance Review An Adventure Written, Illustrated, and Edited by Simon Todd The Fenworthy Inheritance is a love letter to pulp era fiction.  More than that, it is also a fine example of the GORE rules in action and does more than a little to support that system.  For those unfamiliar, the GORE system, or Generic Old School Roleplaying Engine, is …