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THE LAPSED GAMER: PART 2

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams I’m always thinking of cool stories ideas and some of them I jot down and tinker with off and on. I had one in my back pocket that I thought would be perfect for this online D&D bachelor party. We had some veterans and some folks new to RPGs altogether. So I wanted to do something different. …

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The Lapsed Gamer: Part 1

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams My name is Stonie Williams. I’m 32 years old on the outside and perpetually 9 years old on the inside. I recently returned to the world of RPGs after nearly a decade away from gaming. I’d like to share that journey with you. I grew up on RPGs. My first roleplaying game was Prime Directive, set in …

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Gangbusters: Core Rules

Guest Writer: Jeffrey Webb It was 1982 and the Golden Age of the Boxed Set.  If you were there, it’s just how an RPG should arrive—lest it be AD&D with its big hardcover tomes.  Moldvay Dungeons & Dragons was in the Sears Catalog, along with Traveller, Star Frontiers, and Gamma World.  Inside each boxed set was usually one or two …

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Dungeon Magazine Issue #5

Guest Writer: Brian DiTullio This issue was published for May/June 1987, and contained seven adventures, which was a lot for any time period of that magazine’s run. Four or five scenarios were the usual breakdown per issue, looking over the  history, and the editorial at the front of the periodical specifically notes this particular issue had a “lot” of short adventures. …

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No. 1 With a Bullet

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Katherine Cooper Butland No. 1 With a Bullet is a new comic written by Jacob Semahn, with art by Jorge Corona and colours by Jen Hickman, published through Image Comics. The comic follows main character Nash Huang, who is an assistant to …

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Riding High With The Green Hornet ’66 Meets The Spirit #5

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Stonie Williams The Green Hornet ’66 Meets The Spirit #5 Script: Fred Van Lente Art: Bob Q Color: Dearbhla Kelly Letters: Travis Lanham The original Spirit, Denny Colt, gets a surprise visit from someone seeking revenge. Meanwhile, Ebony White, the new Spirit, …

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Guest Review: Dark Tower Module

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto I came to the “Dungeons & Dragons” game when both it, and I, were quite young. In the heady days of the late 1970’s and early 80’s it was just about the biggest of my hobbies. It easily took up much of my free time, and more than a little bit of my spending money! At a …

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Guest Review – WITCH: Fated Souls

Guest Writer: Timothy Brannan I supported the WITCH: Fated Souls Kickstarter back when it was coming out and have been meaning to do a review for ages. So near Halloween and with the PDF on sale at DriveThruRPG, this might be a great time. Elizabeth Chaipraditkul is a new name to the RPG biz, but one that is getting out there. In addition …

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Guest Review: Rough Riders: Riders on the Storm #6

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Rob Johnson COMIC REVIEW 350 10/11 RR_ROTS_06 Riders on the Storm Rough Riders #6 Written by Adam Glass Art by Patrick Olliffe Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders you say? Yes, I’ve heard of them. But not like this! Rough Riders issue …

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Guest Review: The Maze of Zayene – Part I: Prisoners of the Maze

Guest Writer: Jason “Flynn” Kemp “The Maze of Zayene – Part I: Prisoners of the Maze” is the first of a four-part adventure series written by Robert J. Kuntz and published by Creations Unlimited. The back cover describes this module as “an advanced FRP adventure for four characters of skill levels 8-12. It is fully compatible with the most popular ADVANCED …