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Character Sheets Galore

Eventually an RPG is developed for pretty much every licensed property with any popularity that a player could want. The games and how the license is treated varies. Some are very good systems on their own and some are just there to be tie-ins. Sometimes, though, you just want to play your favorite characters in a system you already have …

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Let The Good Times Role

Characters with character are what makes the engine run. Smacks Rockatansky:  “Wot do ye suppose is inside of those three barrels in the cellar?” Goose Bronze:  “They seem heavy, Smacks. Might need oxen to hoist ’em out.” Smacks Rockatansky:  “About three days ago, I saw an ox-and-cart that’ll hoist those barrels. So if ye wanna get those barrels outta there, …

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Q&A with Kieron Gillen

Achievement unlocked.  You are now enjoying a MULTIVERSE Q&A with Kieron Gillen.   MULTIVERSE:  What has allowed creator-owned graphic literature to thrive as much as it has? KIERON GILLEN:  In terms of comics, we’re in a fascinating boom period for creator-owned work. I came into comics late, circa 2000, via the Warren Ellis Forum; a hotbed of thinking about comics. …

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My 3D Adventures Part III

I see a red mini and I want to paint it, purple-blue-gray I’ve never actually painted a mini of any kind before. I am an artist though, so I hoped that knowledge would transfer to my mini. I’d read a lot online regarding painting 3D printed objects. Lots of different advice on preparation and application of paint. After sifting through …

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My 3D Adventures Part II

The Wrath of CAD I downloaded several of Miguel Zavala‘s designs picking them based on my personal preferences for designs I’d like to try and with varying complexity. However, when it came down to scheduling some quality time with my library’s 3D printer, I chose the Bulette. I think they’re cute monsters and the calculator at 3DPartPrice.com indicated a relatively …

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Catching Up With Legendary TSR Artist Darlene

Darlene is known for her illustrations of the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons as well as her maps of Greyhawk. The unicorn that greeted everyone on the title page of the Player’s Handbook was her work. She is also an accomplished calligraphist who did many logos as well as lettering for a lot of TSR products until she …

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The Tombs of the Whispering Worms

Artist Matthew Lowes and writer Mark Chance (Spes Magna Games) have joined forces to bring us The Tombs of The Whispering Worms; a wild new adventure for fantasy medieval tabletop rpg enjoyment.  Whilst intended for use with Swords & Wizardy, the adventure is easily adaptable for any tabletop rpg, and can be placed into any campaign setting or sandbox.  Brave adventurers …