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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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Ambient Music To Help Geeks Get Their Beauty Sleep

If you’re among the thousands of gaming geeks who has difficulty with relaxing or falling asleep after another wild day (or night, or day and night,) you may wish to consider this. Thanks to Cheesy Nirvosa, we’ve now got 42 hours of ambient music from BLADE RUNNER, ALIEN, STAR TREK TNG, and DOCTOR WHO helping geeks everywhere to enjoy a restful sleep. As …

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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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Book Retort: BRIGANDS #1

Written by Adrian Nelsen BRIGANDS, a new comic book series published by Action Lab Entertainment warns prospective readers spiritedly: “THIS BOOK CONTAINS BLOODWORK, BLADEWORK AND FAST-TALKING SHARP-TONGUED DEVILS”.  The warning, while playful, is certainly representative of the Danger Zone label under which it’s marketed, one that recommends it for older teens and mature adult readers. A medieval fantasy adventure, BRIGANDS …

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Daniel Corey’s 7 of the Best

Written by Daniel Corey The good folks at Multiverse asked me to create a list of seven sci-fi/fantasy films or books that rank among my favorites/most influential. Without further ado… Superman: The Movie I don’t want to sound too dramatic, but this movie, for better or worse, has a lot to do with who I am today. I was recently …

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Book Retort: Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad

Written by Eric Bloat Divinity III: Shadowman and The Battle for New Stalingrad (one-shot) takes place in an alternate-history, modern day dystopian cold-war nightmare where Russia won The Cold War long before it ever began.  Beginning in 1922 and through a series of history-altering events, Russia has conquered the world, and yes that includes the United States!  Russian President Putin …

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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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Book Retort: Quantum Teens Are Go #1

Written by Eric Bloat Quantum Teens Are Go is a comic that centers itself around a teenage couple, Sumesh and Natalie, who spend their nights breaking into technology companies, kicking robot security guard ass and stealing expensive tech. They spend their days drudging through the Hell that is high school and dealing with the judgmental annoyances who are their classmates.  …