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FMNH PR2081 The Tyrant Dungeon Master

The history of Sue the T. Rex at Chicago’s Field Museum is a roller coaster of up and downs and that’s just regarding her fossil and not including her danger fraught life that resulted in death at a young age. Therefore, it makes perfect sense that she would understand what makes a good story and the eternal battle of good …

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Dragonlance! Of course, it’s a musical

I’ve known about the Dragonlance musical, or as it’s actually titled “The Last Trial,” based on the Dragonlance Legends story, for a decade, thanks to Wikipedia in Russian. It wasn’t until some time later, after the theater production had been out for many years and grown to be performed by three different troupes that an exhibition video appeared on Youtube …

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Sunken Treasure: WG4 Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun

Written by Joe Bingaman WG4: Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun is a classic World of Greyhawk adventure, written by the man himself, Gary Gygax. First published in 1982, it is somewhat of a sequel to S4: Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth, as it follows up on the characters encounters in Gnome Vale. There were, however, no modules with the stock numbers WG1 …

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Dungeon World: The Review

Written by Christopher Bishop Dungeon World is a tabletop role-playing game created by authors Sage LaTorra and Adam Koebel.  The game is ran on the same engine as the Apocalypse World setting.  At first glance or flip-through you will find many of the standard conventions that one sees in a more D20-themed fantasy game.  However just reading the first chapter …

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Sunken Treasure: IMAGINE #1

Written by Nick Monitto Anyone familiar with old-school RPGs will know a little (or likely a lot!) about the classic Dragon Magazine.  Evolving from the wargames-heavy The Strategic Review in 1976, it quickly became the premiere magazine for TSR’s US gaming audience.  But what about our friends across the pond? In 1983, TSR Hobbies UK Limited launched their own magazine …

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Dark Sword Miniatures At A Glance

TSR Games begins publishing reviews of miniature figurines (minifigs) here at the Multiverse blog this year, including this delightful assortment (cast in a lead-free pewter alloy) from the Visions In Fantasy line, manufactured by Dark Sword Miniatures. Our mission is to ready them, prime them, paint them and playtest them.  We hope that you’ll enjoy reading these review articles as …

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Revolvers & Wizardry: The Review

Written by Michael Smith The following review is for Revolvers & Wizardry: the Discordant West by the fine folks at Usherwood Publishing. Clocking in at 88 pages, and split into 4 chapters which are further split into subchapters, this book is an adventure expansion for the OSRIC game utilizing a Western feel. Right off the bat, the cover sets the …

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Westfalia Miniatures at a glance

TSR Games begins publishing reviews of miniature figurines (minifigs) here at the Multiverse blog this year, starting with this battle-ready assortment of wee folk, manufactured by Westfalia Miniatures and collectively known as the Halfmen Army. Our mission is to ready them, prime them, paint them and playtest them.  We hope you’ll enjoy reading our review articles as much as we’ll …

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Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition: The Review

Written by Eric Bloat Originally launched through a highly-successful crowdfunding drive in January of 2014, Mutant Chronicles RPG 3rd Edition by Modiphius Entertainment, builds upon the deeply immersive galactic setting that fans of the two prior editions of the game have come to know and love.  At it’s core, Mutant Chronicles is a Diesel-Punk, Techno-Fantasy, high-velocity, cinematic thrill-ride that dedicates …

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Sunken Treasure: A1 Slave Pits Of The Undercity

Written by Andy Action First off, let me say that it is literally impossible for me to do an impartial review of this classic TSR adventure module. It’s one of the first I ever purchased (at 10 years old, in 1981) and I have run it countless times (well, more like actually about a dozen times, including currently) and I …