RPG Reviews – Jackals (Osprey Games)

You don’t frequently find the Bronze Age used as a source for game settings. Besides Runequest, some indie games, and the implicit default setting of Mythras, most fantasy settings are either Medieval, faux-Medieval, or fantastical. It’s a shame, because there’s such a richness of material to draw on from that era in world history and … Continue reading RPG Reviews – Jackals (Osprey Games)

RPG Reviews – Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad (Scarred Lands)

In much the same fashion as the Vigil Watch series, Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad helps flesh out the continent of Ghelspad in the Scarred Lands. Where the Vigil Watch focuses more on setting, Yugman’s Guide is exclusively player character mechanics: Races, Class Archetypes, Backgrounds, Gear, and Spells. Each Part is between 18-21 pages including cover … Continue reading RPG Reviews – Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad (Scarred Lands)

RPG Reviews – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Soulbound (Cubicle 7)

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Soulbound The world ended in a conflagration of Chaos. The God-King Sigmar was cast into the void and, once rescued, gathered the remaining gods of Order to form his pantheon. Together they brought civilization to the new worlds of the Mortal Realms. However, Chaos is insidious and corrupted the people, then … Continue reading RPG Reviews – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Soulbound (Cubicle 7)

RPG Reviews – Children of the Blood (Onyx Path Publishing)

Children of the Blood It’s always helpful to have a list of go-to non-player characters to use in your games. Maybe you need to flesh out your setting, find yourself in need of a background character on short notice, or are tired of creating them yourself. For whatever reason, books focused on a set of … Continue reading RPG Reviews – Children of the Blood (Onyx Path Publishing)

RPG Reviews – Infinity Faction Books: PanOceania and Yu Jing

The Infinity factions actually pair pretty well together, as I’m discovering through reading them. Previously, I reviewed Ariadna and Haqqislam, both explorers and sort-of middle ground when it comes to the Human Sphere - not the Hyperpowers we’ll look at here and not the fringe cases like the Nomads or Aleph (only in a sense, … Continue reading RPG Reviews – Infinity Faction Books: PanOceania and Yu Jing

RPG Reviews – They Came From Beneath the Sea! (Onyx Path Publishing)

They Came From Beneath the Sea! (Onyx Path Publishing) It began with the bottom shelf of a corner video store... Friends had discovered a movie so cheesy and hilarious that all of our group had to watch it, and watch it we did- many times over. That movie was Evil Dead 2 and it opened … Continue reading RPG Reviews – They Came From Beneath the Sea! (Onyx Path Publishing)