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The Third Age of Endless Quest is Upon Us!

The Third Age of Endless Quest is Upon Us! A Book Retort by John Enfield of the Endless Quest game books Once upon a time in the fabled world of 1982, Dungeons and Dragons enthusiasts failing to gather a group (a quest more arduous than slaying a dragon at times), yet pining for the game, had few options besides the …

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Make A Wish!

Thoughts on the game’s thorniest spell.   So your player has found a scroll, or a sword, or a ring, drawn a card, or finally gotten a magic-user to high enough level to cast it. WISH. Of all the treasures and rewards in the pantheon of the World’s Oldest Roleplaying Game, this one is the biggest. And for the novice …

DIE Volume 1 by Gillen and Hans is Wonderfully Dark

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Stephanie Hans There is something to be said for reading a comic in a collected trade form. Issues are great, but some comics, like DIE are just more epic when you get to indulge in a solid block of reading all at once. This is especially true for DIE as its source material; fantasy and RPGs …

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Welcome To Epsilon City

The original Science Fiction RPG adds an instant classic expansion.   When James Ward designed Metamorphosis Alpha, the only RPG to look to for inspiration was Dungeons&Dragons. Ward’s suggestion to Gary Gygax that there should be a “D&D” in space met with an historic retort. “You should do that.” And Ward did. When I look at Metamorphosis Alpha, what strikes …

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Adventures in Middle Earth: Loremaster’s Guide: Function meets beauty!

This review was done using the writers personally owned copies of the product Adventures in Middle Earth: Loremaster’s Guide I knew when I was reading the Adventures in Middle Earth Player’s Guide I would need to give equal attention to its fellow rulebook the Loremaster’s Guide. The Player’s Guide was well written and seemed to cover quite a bit of …

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Ironclad Miniatures L.o.E.G. Miniature Line is AMAZING!

  Get Ready For Victorian-era Tabletop Action AUTHOR’S NOTE: I am rewriting this nine months removed after a catastrophic computer failure that fragmented one hard drive into 8 separate formatted drives. This turned much content for the Multiverse blog into vaporware. That includes an interview with Rick Loomis, one with Ed Greenwood himself, and several miniature reviews. I apologize to …

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Teri Literco and the Health Benefits of Miniature Wargaming

Teri Literco’s vlogs on miniature wargaming and painting minis have been a boon to those who are just beginning in the hobby or have been interested but haven’t yet taken those first few steps. In a recent new video, Teri talks about the mental health benefits of miniature wargaming. A departure from her usual tutorials, it’s an important subject which …

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Midnight Legion Box Set! A Classic Concept Remixed….

Choose your own adventure in the classic, solitaire fashion! Atari. Cassettes. VHS. Safety Dance. Basic Set. By Balloon to the Sahara. Warlock of Firetop Mountain. Mountain of Mirrors. If you are a Generation X-er you likely recognize all of these references. A singular thrill particular to that time were the slim paperbacks that housed a roleplaying game experience within. The …