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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 …

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Ghost Ship of the Desert Dunes: The Review

Written by Doug Poniarski When I was first handed this module for the game Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea I was excited to dig my teeth into it. The game is based on the tales of Conan and his adventures in Hyboria. Hyperborea is just much more intense and now I can be a part of the gritty pulp …

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Sunken Treasure: Grimtooth’s Dungeon of Doom

[Editor’s Note:  Welcome to Sunken Treasure, in which we turn our eyes towards classic adventure modules, campaign settings, core books, supplements, and more.  Enjoy these commemorative strolls down memory lane together with us.]  25 years later, a look back at Grimtooth’s Dungeon of Doom: A Complete Dungeon of Traps for any Role-Playing System by Jim ‘Bear’ Peters and Steven S. …

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The Dice Lab: The Review

Hats off to The Dice Lab for creating these delightful dice.  We had a look at their large set which contains seven unique polyhedral dice, as follows: Truncated tetrahedron d4 Truncated octahedron d8 Rhombic dodecahedron d12 Deltoidal icositetrahedron d24 Disdyakis dodecahedron d48 Deltoidal hexecontahedron d60 Disdyakis triacontahedron d120 The resealable plastic tube which the large set comes in is quite serviceable, …

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Bill Webb’s Book of Dirty Tricks: The Review

When the Players get dirty, the DM needs to get dirtier Written by Joe Bingaman Frog God Games’ Bill Webb, who started out co-creating the OGL third-party company Necromancer Games, and brought us the Tome of Horrors series, has let the game masters of the world into his twisted genius of a mind with his book, Bill Webb’s Book of …