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Exodus Post Apocalyptic RPG: Wasteland Bestiary
by Glenn G.
Publisher: Glutton Creeper Games
Date Added: 10/22/2014 20:34:43
Exodus Post Apocalyptic RPG: Wasteland Bestiary This is very cool to see this book in print, i have been waiting for a print copy for a long time

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Quetya
by Robert R.
Publisher: Heathen Kings Press
Date Added: 10/22/2014 17:23:31
Quetya This game is based around creating a language. I love the way it's tied into telling the story of thespeakers of the language. Overall, it's a very fun game!

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Path of War
by Skjalg K.
Publisher: Dreamscarred Press
Date Added: 10/22/2014 15:24:16
Path of War Path of War is the second big project from Dreamscarred Press, following the success of Ultimate Psionics. In Path of War, Dreamscarred Press have attempted to redesign the maneuver-based martial combat system first intrduced in the Dungeons & Dragons supplement Tome of Battle: The Book of Nine Swords, a book that is at once loved and hated by the D&D community. In my opinion, Path of War is a success. Tome of Battle was a controversial book, both in terms of it's asian-inspired aesthetic and the system itself. I have to admit that I was one of the people who really liked and appreciated ToB. To me, it finally bridged the gap between spellcasters and martial characters in D&D, not completely but satisfyingly. Path of War does much the same for Pathfinder. Using the system in this book, any martial character can gain a little extra power by either multiclassing or taking specific feats, and the new classes introduced by Path of War are unique, interesting and well-balanced when compa...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Eschatology Code
by Daniel S. M.
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Date Added: 10/22/2014 14:18:44
Eschatology Code Rod Serling meets John McTiernan in this actionpacked adventure for The Strange by Bruce Cordell. This would be an excellent choice for introducing new players to The Strange especially if you have a group that hungers for action. Not that the adventure skimps on possibilities for interesting character interaction either, but the fast pace should grab any player used to more 'traditional' RPGs, as well as players new to tabletop roleplaying in general. The fast-paced and incredibly strange opening scene should be a pleasant smack in the face for players expecting a plodding introduction to the setting. More lore-happy players should be pleasantly surprised by the introduction of who the big baddie at the end is, he's an important, not to mention imposing, figure in The Strange-universe. If you are already in an ongoing campaign of the strange (and you should be!) this should slot right in with minimal effort. Personally i plan on using it to break up the pace of the excellent The...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Deep Magic (Pathfinder RPG)
by Skjalg K.
Publisher: Kobold Press
Date Added: 10/22/2014 14:08:06
Deep Magic (Pathfinder RPG) Deep Magic by Kobold Press is an amazing product. Gathered within the pages of this tome are spells, archetypes and options that all bring something flavourful and new to the table. This is a book for GMs and players alike, and I can't stress enough just how amazing this book is. The content in Deep Magic has a very high level of quality, and presents players and GMs with the most important thing in a roleplaying game: Options. There are 30 new magic "systems," flavourful options of themed magic which can be used to distinguish the magic of different casters for characters and even whole campaign settings. The hundreds of new spells are all excellent, and follow the themes presented earlier in the book to add character and style and allow unique concepts like Blood Magic, Clockwork Magic and the primal and mysterious Vril Magic. There are archetypes useful for making unique spellcasters, rules for glyph magic using runes and symbols to produce magical effects and even some much need...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Ultimate Psionics
by Skjalg K.
Publisher: Dreamscarred Press
Date Added: 10/22/2014 13:58:09
Ultimate Psionics Ultimate Psionics by Dreamscarred Press is in my opinion an essential book to own for the Pathfinder RPG. Presented in this book is Dreamscarred Press' take on the well known and much loved psionics magic system which originally appeared in Eldritch Wizardry in 1976 for 1st Edition D&D, and has since appeared in most editions of that game. Ultimate Psionics is based on the system introduced in the Psionics Handbook for D&D 3.0 and later revised in 3.5. With Ultimate Psionics, Dreamscarred Press has brought psionic magic into Pathfinder astonishingly well. The level of polish in this book is remarkable, and the authors and designers of this massive tome have really outdone themselves. Most of the designers involved with this project have an extensive background with the psionics sub-system from D&D 3rd Ed, and that experience and love really shows in this book. The system is excellently balanced, and the book is filled to the brim with options and weays to build effective, unique a...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Halloween Horrors (Supers!)
by Sean H. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Soultaker Studios
Date Added: 10/22/2014 13:42:17
Halloween Horrors (Supers!) Halloween Horrors provides six supernatural foes suitable for modern superhero games, though they could easily be adjusted to find modern horror games as well. A good source of inspiration for horror-based adventures, nothing too deep here but the horrors are easy to use and should spark an adventure when you need one. Halloween Horrors is a selection of six horror enemies for the Supers! RPG. Each monster entry is framed by an entry from the journal of Xavier Stone, Occultist, and his planned confrontation with each creature which is a good conceit (and Xavier gets statted out in the back). Each horror gets a brief description, an illustration (and an a-frame standee to print in the back) and a plot seed (in a “Terror-tastic Tidbit” sidebar), the actual character sheet for each creature is in a separate section at the back. It is a good spread with the traditional horror represented by the barghest, nightmares get the Dream Reaver, otherworldly horrors (called “Those who wa...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Friedlos – Irrfahrt im Nebel (PDF) als Download kaufen
by Roger L.
Publisher: Ulisses Spiele
Date Added: 10/22/2014 03:09:47
Friedlos – Irrfahrt im Nebel (PDF) als Download kaufen Ganz lesen auf : http://www.teilzeithelden.de/2014/10/22/rezension-dsa-friedl-
os-die-thorwaler-kommen/ Lange Zeit war es in offiziellen Abenteuern still um Thorwal, die Heimat der hünenhaften und trinkfesten Seefahrer, Krieger und Barden des Nordlandes. Mit Friedlos spielt nun endlich wieder eine größere Kampagne in dieser Gegend. Wie sich die Saga allerdings unter kritischen Augen schlägt, könnt ihr hier erfahren. Rezension: DSA – Friedlos: Die Thorwaler kommen! Das Geschehen der großen Kampagnen spielte sich in den letzten Jahren – vor allem inhaltlich – zu großen Teilen im Mittelreich ab. Fast jede Region war dabei zwar auch ein paar Mal Handlungsschauplatz, Thorwal ging in dieser Sache aber fast gänzlich leer aus. Umso mehr freue ich mich nun an der Rezension zu Friedlos zu sitzen, wobei ich eines gleich vorwegnehmen möchte: Das Warten hat sich voll und ganz gelohnt! Für die unter euch, die sich in Aventurien weniger gut auskennen: Die Thorwaler sind ein Seefahrervolk, ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Faces of the Tarnished Souk: Elspeth Black, Executive Officer of Blackblade (PFRPG)
by John O.
Publisher: Rite Publishing
Date Added: 10/22/2014 02:37:34
Faces of the Tarnished Souk: Elspeth Black, Executive Officer of Blackblade (PFRPG) This short PDF is about 13 pages long, 1 for the cover, 1 for the credits, 1 for the SRD, 2 pages for ads, leaving 8 pages to actually talk about Elspeth Black. There are 3 different stat blocks for Elspeth at various stages of her career, as an Agent, an Operative, and an Executive Officer, which take up 4 pages altogether. I don't know Psionics, so I can't comment on how well built she is mechanically, but I do like that her tactics across all 3 versions remain consistent. Also, her high-level versions have tactics that say she likes to hang back and bark orders to her minions, which normally means nothing to a non-bard, but there are feats included in this book to make that tactic do something. There are three feats in this book, which vary from okay to pretty good. There are two magic item properties included, Reshaping and Weightless. The former is essentially a glamer that can look like anything, not just normal clothes. The latter does exactly what it says, makes the ...

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
The One Ring - Rivendell
by fabien m. m.
Publisher: Cubicle 7 Entertainment Ltd.
Date Added: 10/22/2014 00:16:24
The One Ring - Rivendell While this is in many regards a very nice book, like all ToR books so far, it is rather lightweight and the "north" of Middle-Earth, which is such a rich, diverse and deep environment is flown over rather hurriedly. At approximately 2 pages of general description each, potentially fascinating regions such as the Coldfells, the Ettenmoors, Eregion or Angmar (and many others) are given a rather unfair treatment. History is also skimmed over very quickly, which is very perplexing when you are dealing with the Dùnedain, Arnor and such loaded matters. Thus, as far as background, lore and information not specific to Rivendell are concerned, the book disappoints much and even then, had it stuck to Rivendell alone, so much more could have been written to give life to such a storied and powerfully evocative place. It's quite paradoxical that if you want to play in the areas east of the Misty Mountains that the book is supposed to be about, you basically have to bring your own knowledge ...

Rating:
[2 of 5 Stars!]
The Strange (corebook)
by Lee L.
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Date Added: 10/22/2014 00:11:54
The Strange (corebook) I was a fan of Numenera and when I saw there was another game using the system I had to take a look at it. I have to say, not only is the book itself visually stunning and well laid out, but the setting is completely brilliant. I can honestly say that the setting it the one complaint I had about Numenera. The system and character creation fascinated me, but the setting was a little too off putting and difficult to grasp. The Strange will completely replace Numenera for me and my group. I can not wait to get more information and material for this game. It will be one I run at local Cons every time from now on....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Village Backdrop: Fulhurst Moors
by Aaron H.
Publisher: Raging Swan Press
Date Added: 10/21/2014 20:53:31
Village Backdrop: Fulhurst Moors The following review was originally posted at Roleplayers Chronicle and can be read in its entirety at http://roleplayerschronicle.com/?p=45394. In this supplement for the Pathfinder RPG, there is a little village named Fulhurst Moors. Yes, staying true to its name, this village is located in the always creepy, and always very dangerous moors. Moors; you know those British versions of swamps only colder and more dreary. The inhabitants of this almost loathsome village spend most of their time cutting peat from bogs for fuel or for housing materials and tending their rugged and shaggy sheep on the moor. When the sun goes down they hide in their homes or gather inside the Bell and Whistles, the town’s one tavern. While trapped in their nocturnal prisons they exchange tales about the horrible fates that await those people idiotic enough to venture into the moors at night. But these tales are not limited to those that go out at night; there are tales of people who ventured too far away ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
The Strange FREE PREVIEW
by Chad B.
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Date Added: 10/21/2014 18:44:43
The Strange FREE PREVIEW As a free preview, The Strange seems to be a unique game. It seems strongly narrative based, which I enjoy, and appears to have the flexibility to add in any elements that a group may want in order to enjoy the game. I certainly would like to read and play this RPG to see if it stands up to the hints in the free preview.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Notes from the Thursday Night Group
by Robert H.
Publisher: M.A.R Barker's World of Tekumel
Date Added: 10/21/2014 18:10:59
Notes from the Thursday Night Group This is a great short product. In one sense it's just what you can read on lots of boards - a report of play. Except it's a report of playing in Tekumel that is entertaining and will likely inspire a GM as (per its description) it's about some "background, life around you" intensive sessions. It's also hilarious at times. For though this is Tekumel, the high art of RPGs, these are also clearly "gamers", and very creative ones. I only don't give a 5 because it's the only one and you so want to learn more of these character's lives and fates!...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition
by Emily O.
Publisher: White Wolf
Date Added: 10/21/2014 11:11:34
Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition If you like Vampire the Masquerade, then this book is amazing because it not only has a few things updated to be more in line with modern times, but it also gathers together a lot of different rules and information from various books within the line and puts it all within a single source. I've been running a campaign out of it for a few months now, and all of my player are really enjoying it. I'm incredibly satisfied, and even if the price is high for the physical color copy, it is DEFINITELY worth it....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
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