Category: Other RPGs

Reviews and musings about other RPGs besides 13th Age

Total Rickall Card Game Review

It seemed a little odd at first, but crazy Grandpa Rick wrote the number six on the wall and you only conviniently noticed it now. Turns out the house has been infected by brain parasites and th number was so that he could remember…

Favoring Dice

Recently I ran Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars: Edge of the Empire. It was not my first time using FFG’s dice system, but it was my first time GMing a game within that system. Nearly needless to say, it was a little clunky for multiple reasons;…

Computer RPG’s vs. Tabletop

photo from Geek and Sundry It’s the eternal struggle, gamers continually being divided by the platform in which they game. Strong opinions, pigheaded preferences and perhaps a little misunderstanding on both sides of the tape. Some of the younger people won’t understand that expression,…

Adventure Game vs. RPG

When I think of an adventure game, I personally think Talisman. I sat down to randomly play that one time at Battleground Games and Hobbies, the local watering hole. It was my first shot at an adventure game (besides some early run ins with HeroQuest) and it…

Starting a Hobby

After many weeks or months of curiosity, you’ve finally located your friendly local game store to browse around and purchase your first RPG book. You walk in and see a group of people crowded around a table, clearly playing a game with no pieces,…

At A Glance: Age of Rebellion

Fantasy Flight Games has the licencing for the Star Wars IP in a death grip, and man, are they doing it right! I’m a little late to the party, seeing how Force and Destiny is already out to either augment this game or stand by itself,…

Post Gen Con 2016 Give Away!!

Well, hello there, gaming guys and gals! If you haven’t read it yet, I had an amazing adventure at Gen Con 2016 with many friends and notable peoples in the industry. Pelgrane Press in particular had a fantastic deal going on at the booth: buy four…

KICKSTARTER REVIEW: Murders & Acquisitions RPG

Originally posted on Melvin Smif's Geekery:
Hey all! I’m deeply embroiled in board games today at Geekway to the West but through the magic of computers I’m speaking to you about yet another excellent Kickstarter run! This time it’s something most assuredly a…

Gen Con 2016 Events!

I woke up to a pleasant surprise this morning, I hadn’t realized that the Gen Con event list had been released! Referencing my own GMing schedule, I was trying to get a basic outline of what my con experience was to be like. Have…

Striking A Balance: Reality vs. Fantasy

  Photos from Deviant Art and Final FantasyXIV Hey folks! Something I see more and more every day is discussions about realism in fantasy. As someone interested in history, but is also a huge fantasy nerd, it’s something I would really enjoy talking about.  So, for…

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