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Battle for Greyport: Game Review

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Red Dragon Inn has been a popular title for quite a while.  Even late comers to the product line such as myself find instant value in its clever, satirical homages to various character types played at the table.  Battle for Greyport however, while still having a little tongue in cheek involved, is a slightly more serious game.  …

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Guest Review: Grimtooth’s Museum Of Death

Guest Writer:  Eric Bloat A word about Goodman Games, Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG, Funnels & Grimtooth The good folks at the California based gaming company, Goodman Games, like their Fantasy RPGs the same as they like their Heavy Metal music, volume cranked to 11 and thumping like a ballpeen hammer to the head.  With their flagship game, Dungeon Crawl Classics …

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Guest Review: Fire Born Games’ Forgotten Evil

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop The OSR movement has given many things back to me.  It has reopened my eyes to the fact that sometimes simple is better.  Prior to going back to my roots I almost lost my connection with my hobby as it began to feel more and more like Accounting and Dragons and less like the grand ole …

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Guest Retro Review: White Dwarf #7

Guest Writer: Kevin Birge In The Shadow of the Dragon His smile was so corpulent I felt like I was gaining weight just looking at it. Mike. What kind of name for a thief is that? Softfoot, maybe. Or Blackknife. No sir. Mike it was, and this thief had been so successful that he had amassed riches beyond the dreams …

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Guest Review: Grimtooth’s Traps Bazaar

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto I came to find the “Dungeons & Dragons” game when both it and I were quite young, still in the single digits of age. Any time that I was out for a shopping trip, I hoped we might find our way to the wondrous Duane’s Toyland or the Waldenbooks shops that inhabited all of our malls. …

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Guest Review: Arduin Dungeon #1 Caliban

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto In the early years of the “Dungeons & Dragons” game, the TSR Company was growing forth from small humble roots. Out of the living room and basement of Gary Gygax’s own home, the rule books and adventures were created, assembled, and sent into the hands of eager gamers. But dominant as they were starting to become, …

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Wake Me Up Before You Go Go: A Review of Paranoia by Mongoose Games

Guest Writer:  Kevin Birge The Jitterbug! (Clap.Clap.Clap.Clap.) The Jitterbug! (Clap.Clap.Clap.Clap.) And as the long forgotten pop earworm bites into the brain of the sleeping clone, the clone thinks “It’s cold. I’m cold. It’s cold.” And sits up, awake, and his Cerebral Coretech is flashing 12:00. His breath fills the room with vapor, a new and terrifying thing. Is the smoke toxic? …