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Book Retort: The Eleventh Doctor #3.1

Written by John W. Enfield  The team of Rob Williams, I.N.J. Culbard and Triona Farrell usher in the third year of everyone’s favorite time and space travelling hero, now known as ‘The Eleventh Doctor’ with ‘Remembrance’, an original story based on the BBC show ‘Doctor Who’. ‘Remembrance’ is aptly named as it brings to mind the sublime blend of the …

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Bill Webb’s Book of Dirty Tricks: The Review

When the Players get dirty, the DM needs to get dirtier Written by Joe Bingaman Frog God Games’ Bill Webb, who started out co-creating the OGL third-party company Necromancer Games, and brought us the Tome of Horrors series, has let the game masters of the world into his twisted genius of a mind with his book, Bill Webb’s Book of …

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Dan Abnett’s 7 of the Best

  Written by Dan Abnett Dark Star Made on a shoestring, but endlessly inventive, exhilarating and down right funny. An early work by the gifted Dan O’Bannon, and probably the first thing that showed an impressionable young me that SF could be funny without being an outright comedy (a notion that undoubtedly served me well later on Guardians of the …

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Dungeon Grappling Final PDF Reviewed

This article was originally published on Follow Me and Die! — it is republished here with permission. Source: http://followmeanddie.com/2017/01/30/dungeon-grappling-final-pdf-reviewed/ This is a follow up to the original review of a draft copy. I was honored to get an advance copy of the PDF based on my review of Grappling Old School, in +Tim Short’s The Manor #8. Check out Tim’s blog, Gothridge …

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International Tabletop Day – 2017

International Tabletop Day started four years ago under the auspices of Geek & Sundry, founded by Felicia Day. It is in April, this year, the 29th. It was started to get people together to play games, with a focus on gathering in local game stores. Last year, they had a webcam setup in the location where Felicia Day and her …

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Digital Reversal-Chocobo’s Crystal Hunt

It’s been a long tradition ever since video games became a thing to adapt an RPG tabletop game into a video game. So, it’s come full circle with a very popular video game franchise being the source of a tabletop game. This time it’s Square/Enix’s Final Fantasy series its ever popular Chocobos. Chocobos, for those unfamiliar with the game, are …

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Book Retort: Death Rattler #1

Death-Rattler #1 by Kelly Bender and Ryan Downing is a new comic from Insane Comics.  Reminiscent of old Image Comics (back when that company first began,) here we have the overly-buxom women wearing little-to-nothing (though conveniently barely-covered in the right places to avoid outright nudity), the villains that look decidedly villainous, and a story built around action with lots of …

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Sunken Treasure: The Mother Of All Treasure Tables

[Editor’s Note:  Welcome to Sunken Treasure, in which we turn our eyes towards classic adventure modules, campaign settings, core books, supplements, and more.  Enjoy these commemorative strolls down memory lane together with us.]  10 Years Later, we look back at Necromancer Games’ epic product Written by Joe Bingaman *DISCLAIMER*: The Mother of all Treasure Tables was published during the 3.5 …

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Book Retort: Dark Souls: Winter’s Spite #3

Written by Michael Smith Dark Souls Winter’s Spite Issue 3, by Titan Comics, takes place in the desolate worlds of Namco-Bandai’s critically-lauded videogame series Dark Souls. Written and illustrated by two of the comic industry’s finest, George Mann and Alan Quah, this issue clocks in at 30 pages. The first 25 pages are the meat and bones of the comic, …