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Q&A Today: Peer Sylvester

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing game designer Peer Sylvester chime in on THE KING IS DEAD, LET THEM EAT CAKE, THE LOST EXPEDITION and all things gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What was your inspiration for THE KING IS DEAD board game? PS: Originally the game was set in Siam (now known …

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Marbles Mahoney’s 7 of the Best

Planet Of The Apes – The Original A masterpiece. I saw it in the theatre during its first run. It was not taken seriously at first. People laughing at the Ape Suits and more. By the end of the film however, the theatre was silent and everyone was riveted to the screen. I remember the gasps as The Statue of …

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Book Retort: ECLIPSE #5

Written by Tim Myers Another issue from the former screenwriting teacher Zack Kaplan, this follow-up continues the Eclipse series, unfolding the intrigue-ridden story of Cielo, our heroine and the daughter of Solarity CEO Nick Brandt, and David Baxter (Bax;) a security officer with Solarity charged with keeping Mr. Brandt’s rebellious daughter safe. Cielo tries to come to terms with the …

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Reviews You Can Use: Broodmother Skyfortress

TSR Games Review: Broodmother Skyfortress (LotFP) Published: 2016, Lamentations of the Flame Princess Author: Jeff Rients Reviewer: Andy Action The true strength of Broodmother Skyfortress is not the amazingly fun adventure locale and its inhabitants, nor the gorgeous art direction, cartography and layout of the book itself. These are great and this review will explore them in detail, but the …

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Sneak Peek: SECRET WEAPONS #1

Sneak Peek: SECRET WEAPONS #1 – Oscar Nominee Eric Heisserer & Visionary Artist Raul Allen Recruit Valiant’s Electrifying New Team in June! This June, Valiant’s biggest series of the summer heats up as Livewire leads a team of extraordinary new heroes into the firefight of their lives! Valiant Comics is proud to present your first look inside SECRET WEAPONS #1 …

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Book Retort: Starstruck #1

Starstruck #1 Written by Elaine Lee, Artwork by Mw Kaluta Review by Christopher Bishop Starstruck has enjoyed a long storied past, originally taken from an off-Broadway play, it spanned across multiple different formats and companies since the early 1980s.  It semi-follows along the adventures of Captain Galatia 9 and her partner Brucilla the muscle.  The series was known for using …

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Reviews You Can Use: The Secret Vault of the Queen of Thieves

Written by Carlos A. S. Lising Veteran Game Masters and Players of RPGs often approach published adventures with jaded eyes. They’ve seen it all before, and experienced just about everything the hobby can present them. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that such folks often greet the release of newly-published adventures with a mild sigh and a shrug of …

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Sneak Peek: NO WORLD #2

NO WORLD #2 Scott Lobdell – Story / Jordan Gunderson – Art They exist in the all-new ASPEN UNIVERSE…yet belong to NO ONE! Enter a brand-new phase in Aspen’s growing collection of thrilling series, as characters from our most critically-acclaimed titles unite—EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IRIS, Soulfire’s MIYA, the supernatural vigilante DELLEC, along with an exciting new cast of characters come together …