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Book Retort: Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #9

“The axe is coming for you” growls Gilad Anni-Padda, the eternal warrior himself, several thousand years old, and in your face on the eye-popping teal-toned double-splash page 2 into 3, and you can bet your bottom platinum piece that Gilad’s axe will slake its thirst for blood before this issue is through. Robert Venditti (writer) along with Raul Allen (artist) …

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Music Character Motivation

MUSIC CHARACTER MOTIVATION Creating characters for role-playing games can be daunting at times. Players can spend up to two hours crawling through character generation and by the time they hit the sections on ‘about your character’ their creativity is either fried or they just want to play. Companies like R. Talsorian and Kenzer & Company, for example offer tables to …

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VICTORIE CITY has arrived!

Take a trip to VICTORIE CITY in July with 44FLOOD and IDW Publishing “Brutal, bare, and beautifully crafted, VICTORIE CITY is a pitch-perfect combination of style and substance.” -JOEY BRACCINO, talkingcomicbooks.com Prepare for darkness in the collected edition of VICTORIE CITY, the complete four-part series created by Keith Carmack and Vincent Nappi that mixes thriller, mystery and noir with a touch of horror. Published by 44FLOOD and IDW, VICTORIE CITY was …

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Q&A with Raffaele Ienco

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing illustrator Raffaele Ienco chime in on MECHANISM, SYMMETRY, and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  MECHANISM drops this month.  We’re stoked!  What can you tell us about this tale, without giving too much away? RI:  MECHANISM is a science-fiction tale that combines the wonder of …

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The Harbors of Ancient Athens

Ancient Athens had a large navy it used to beat the Persians at Salamis, and later to establish an empire and come to war with Sparta and its allies in the Peloponnesian Wars. Wooden ships were subject to drying and shrinking under the hot sun, water and rot and sea creatures eating the wood. The powerful triremes of Athens were …

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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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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 …