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Book Retort: Delta Green: Extraordinary Renditions

Delta Green: Extraordinary Renditions Delta Green is the refinement of a great idea. The idea of the Cthulhu Mythos extending into the modern day. About a year or two after the OGL released we began seeing small trickles of modern day settings, often with a horror or supernatural bent. Of course, Cthulhu was a natural fit for this idea, and …

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X-Files: Season 11, Episode 7: “Rm9sbG93ZXJz”

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto   The cold open shows a stylized depiction of online messaging. A voice-over explains that in March of 2016, an AI Chatterbot was placed on Twitter that was based as a 19 year-old girl. Intended as an experiment on how humans converse & relate on social media, it quickly went awry. She would repeat posts as part …

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Lucid Dreams Role-Playing Engine

Game Soapbox Productions Theater of the mind makes your imagination the stage. Review By: Ernie Laurence Text: Andre Kruppa Proofreading by: Adam Johnson, Abby Vaughan, Jennifer Allen, and Michael Walls Character Sheet: by Colleen Nachtrieb Cover Art by: Dean Spencer Additional Art: Kevin Davies, Earl Geier, Scott Harshbarger, Elizabeth Porter, Eric Lofgren, Brett Neufeld, W. Fraser Sandercombe, and Dean Spencer. Public …

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What if Gary had made 2nd edition? Lets take Adventures Dark and Deep together! Part 1

This review was done using the writers personally owned copies of the product Adventures Dark & Deep is published by BRW Games. Adventures Dark & Deep is written by Joseph Bloch Gary Gygax along with Dave Arneson and others brought us into the world of Dungeons and Dragons in 1974. The basic version of the game was later updated to …

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Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea

A Northwind Adventures game Review By: Ernie Laurence Text: Jeffrey P. Talanian Editing: David Prata Cover Art: Charles Lang Frontispiece Art: Val Semeiks Frontispiece Colours: Daisey Bingham Interior Art: Ian Baggley, Johnathan Bingham, Charles Lang, Peter Mullen, Russ Nicholson, Glynn Seal, Val Semeiks, Jason Sholtis, Logan Talanian, Del Teigeler Cartography: Glynn Seal Graphic Embellishments: Glynn Seal Layout: Jeffrey P. Talanian Play-Testing …

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Star Trek The Next Generation: Terra Incognita

Guestwriter: John Enfield   This article made possible by the gift of a review copy. It’s almost hard to believe that it’s already been thirty one years since ‘Star Trek’ made its triumphant return to TV, blowing my fourteen-year old mind with a movie quality production that was lightyears above the original series, superb acting and fascinating stories.  The crew …

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Mark Taormino’s “Monsters of Mayhem”

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto [This review comes courtesy of a free PDF copy provided by the creator, Mark Taormino] As anyone who sees my review list here could conclude, I am a huge fan of classic RPGs. Not in a way to be down on modern products, just that I enjoy going back to the ones I grew up on. Even …

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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 …