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Sunken Treasure: 1e AD&D Monster Manual

Written by Nick Monitto It has fallen into my lap to review the “Monster Manual” from the 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game.  Or really, it would be more accurately said that I leapt at the opportunity when it came about!  Why the strong enthusiasm?  Well, let me set the table for you here… I was introduced to Role-Playing …

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Sunken Treasure: The Great Modron March

Written by James C. Boney Once in a blue moon, a spectacular piece of work comes out of the Dungeons & Dragons constellation of RPGs. Monte Cook’s and Colin McComb’s The Great Modron March nicely fits this bill as an adventure for 2nd Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Planescape supplement (for the younger people in our crowd, Planescape was a …

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Book Retort: Draw Blood

Written by Doug Poniarski What would you do during a Zombie apocalypse? What would you do if you were staring at a kid werewolf? Want the answers? Read Draw Blood – A Horror Anthology and find out! Draw Blood – A Horror Anthology is 6 mini-stories packed into 28 pages of scary, bizarre and dreary stories. This collection of stories …

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Sneak Peek: BUBBLEGUN #1 (vol 2)

Sneak Peek:  BUBBLEGUN #1 (vol 2) Mark Roslan – Story / Angel Tovar – Art / Erick Arciniega – Colors The BubbleGun crew return for more high stakes jobs! Since the team rescued the group’s newest member, the cyber boy Asher, from the corporate megalomaniac, Drazic, their world has been in constant turmoil! Devyn and Molli find their bandit crew …

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Sneak Peek: SOULFIRE #1

Sneak Peek:  SOULFIRE #1 (vol 6) JT Krul – Story / Giuseppe Cafaro – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors Aspen’s premiere action-adventure fantasy epic returns in this all new jumping-on point for new readers! Following the events of ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS, the world of SOULFIRE has a new status quo, as magic and technology have intertwined as never before! …

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Book Retort: Fortune & Glory: A Treasure Hunter’s Handbook

Book:  Fortune & Glory: A Treasure Hunter’s Handbook Author:  David McIntee Publisher:  Osprey Adventures Books Equal parts educational and entertaining, David McIntee’s handbook transports the reader to faraway places and times like no other book since Ian Wilson‘s Undiscovered did in 1993. Let’s see a show of hands.  Who hasn’t dreamed of leaving it all behind; to board a boat …

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Sunken Treasure: Different Worlds #21

Written by John Leutz A review of Different Worlds #21 from June 1982. The advertisements are nostalgic and amazing. Some are for games we play even today.  The first article called “Racial Sight Differences” (written by Shadowhawk) is very interesting. It touches upon infravision and different races, as well as how elves and orcs come from the same stock (and …

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Sneak Peek: Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #1

Sneak Peek: BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #1 – Murder, Myth & Mystery Return to Rome on April 26th! Legendary Creator Peter Milligan & Blockbuster Artist Juan Jose Ryp Reunite to Uncover a Bloody New Case This spring, after 10 sold-out printings, the dazzling debut of 2016 returns with an all-new case for the world’s first detective! Valiant is …

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Sunken Treasure: Cairn of the Skeleton King

Rob Kuntz’s Old-School Effort a Hit Written by Joe Bingaman Black Blade Publishing made a sweet deal with the legendary Rob Kuntz, creator of classics such as Maure Castle and Garden of the Plantmaster, to work on his Lake Geneva Castle and Campaign line of products. CAS-1, Cairn of the Skeleton King, fits right into this line, as it takes …

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Sunken Treasure: IMAGINE #2

Written by Christopher Bishop Imagine Magazine.  Ahhh, the golden age of 1983, when roleplaying games were still in their first vital decade of growth.  Thrust up from a cottage industry one-off to a somewhat controversial icon overnight, Imagine was the UK’s answer to Dragon Magazine, focusing both on local gaming centers in the UK, as well as having gamers classified …