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Run Your Own Tavern With Tavern Masters

Guestwriter: Thessaly Chance Tavern Masters is a card based game wherein each player is running his or her own fantasy tavern.  Most gamers who play RPGs are very familiar with the trope of the fantasy tavern, but rarely is the tavern itself anything but a gateway to adventure.   In the Tavern Masters game, the tavern itself is the focus, and …

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Antler Games’ Salt Lands

Review Author: Bryan Parke Disclosure: The author of this review has purchased a copy of the game with his very own hobby pocket money! Background Earth is dried out and dying, human civilisation along with it. Survivors eke out a living on the Salt Lands; plains left behind by a once great ocean. Whilst there are resources to be found …

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Victorious – Victorian Steampunk Superheroes

Troll Lord Games by Mike Stewart Editor: Steve Ege Art: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Christopher Walker Art Direction//Layout/: Peter Bradley Cartography: Peter Bradley Produced by: The Chenault Brothers Introduction The title of this article says it all and I really don’t have to write much else.  Victorious is not about new at all.  It’s about merging a lot of excellent …

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Analog: A tale that could be either entertainment or a warning for the future!

Analog Pdf supplied by Image Comics for review Analog is written by Duggan; Artwork by O’Sullivan; Color by Bellaire & Spicer; Lettering by Sabino   Image comics has definitely established itself as the independent company that is unabashedly capable of covering controversial adult material. While the term “adult” can mean a lot of things, (one could argue in some cases …

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Aftershock Comics’ Rough Riders vol. 3

Guestwriter: Frank Montellano Writer: Adam Glass Artist: Patrick Olliffe Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb This article was made possible through the gift of a review copy from Aftershock Comics of the first twenty-four pages of Rough Riders, Volume 3: Ride or Die. I have never read an issue of Rough Riders before this volume. But have no fear, gentle reader! The plot …

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Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender

No sorcery, but plenty of sword in a tale to thrill fans of both S&S and action films. http://www.yisoonshin.com/the-series/ An enemy that cannot be resisted meets a man who cannot be defeated in battle. This is the kind of simple, irresistible premise that pulls the money out of my wallet every time. On the surface, the plot of Yi Soon Shin …

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John Carpenter’s 2018 Halloween

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto As a fan of late 20th Century horror, I have seen both ephemeral one-offs and long-lasting series. High in my fanhood are the “Halloween” films, begun by John Carpenter in 1978. The series has wandered around in its time; while the sequel began literally at the end of the first, the third movie took an anthology route, …

Cortex Prime Roleplaying System

Magic Vacuum Design Studio by: Cam Banks Introduction Cortex Prime is a highly modular analog game system that focuses on storytelling and the ability to switch out blocks of core rules like Lego bricks. With a very basic primary set of rules for running the game, mechanics, and character creation, players are able to tell any kind of interactive story …

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The Dragon Prince

Series Directed by: Villads Spangsberg Giancarlo Volpe Meruan Salim Series Writing Credits: Aaron Ehasz Devon Giehl Iain Hendry Justin Richmond Series Cast: Jack De Sena … Callum Paula Burrows … Rayla Sasha Rojen … Ezran Racquel Belmonte … Claudia Jason Simpson … Viren Jesse Inocalla … Soren Jonathan Holmes … Runaan Luc Roderique … Harrow Adrian Petriw … Gren Introduction …

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Travel the roads of Flanaess with the Bards of Greyhawk

Bards of Greyhawk Fantasy literature and rock and roll have often gone hand in hand. From Led Zepplin’s Misty Mountain Hop to Rush’s take on Xanadu, fantasy and science fiction have long played a role in music. Dungeons and Dragons however until recent years, has strangely had little non-parody related material. Enter the Bards of Greyhawk! The Bards of Greyhawk …