Ravenous Reviews: Dead Scare

Ravenous Reviews: Dead Scare
Just the Facts Title: Dead Scare Author: Elsa S. Henry Publisher: Exploding Rogue Studios Price Point: $15.00 Buy the Book Now! DEAD SCARE is a tabletop roleplaying game by women, about women and children killing zombies in McCarthy-era America. It’s based on Apocalypse World by Vincent Baker, and combines subverted 1950s American idealism with a ...

Ravenous Reviews: Classic Dungeon Design Guide

Ravenous Reviews: Classic Dungeon Design Guide
Just the Facts Title: Classic Dungeon Design Guide Author: Kent David Kelly Publisher: Wonderland Imprints Price Point: $4.99 Buy the Book Now! If you have ever wanted to know how to quickly and masterfully create your own mega-dungeon for your pen-and-paper Fantasy Role-Playing Game (PNP FRPG) campaigns, this is the perfect book for you.  This ...

Ravenous Reviews: Wreck Age

Ravenous Reviews: Wreck Age
Just the Facts Title: Wreck Age: Tabletop Skirmish and RPG Author: Anton Zaleski Publisher: Hyacinth Games, LLC Price Point: $12.50 Buy the Book Now! In the 23rd century, the Earth verged on total annihilation. Rapid climate shifts, caused by centuries of industrial pollution and nuclear waste, had brought the planet to the brink of an ...

Ravenous Reviews: Dark Hold Goblin Adventures

Ravenous Reviews: Dark Hold Goblin Adventures
Just the Facts Title: Dark Hold Goblin Adventures Authors: Ian “Lizard” Harac, Chris Huddleston, Andrew J Lucas, Kyle Morgan, Jennifer R. Povey, Josh Vogt, Jacob Wood Publisher: Relic Minis Price Point: $14.95 Buy the Book Now!   Dark Hold Goblin Adventures is dedicated to the small grovelling races which scratch out an existence in the ...

Ravenous Reviews: Worldcrafting

Ravenous Reviews: Worldcrafting
Just the Facts Title: Worldcrafting Author: Andrzej Stój Publisher: GRAmel Price Point: $9.99 Pages: 94 (96 PDF pages) Buy the Book Now! From the opening page of the PDF: Worldcrafting is a cycle of essays intended for all roleplayers who would like to create a campaign setting of their own. It’s divided into 12 sections ...

Dyson’s Delves

Dyson's Delves
Lookie at what arrived in the mail last night! I knew I had a box in the mail when I got home, but I was running late for an improv writing session with some friends. It totally slipped my mind until just a few minutes ago. I tracked down the box, saw “Lulu” on the ...

Upcoming Review: Birthright Campaign Setting Box Set

I pulled out my dice again and aimed them at the various shelves of RPG material awaiting reading/review. They landed on my Birthright Campaign Setting Box Set. The box contains all of the original materials along with two books I’d forgotten about. At some point I had picked up the Roesone and Endier domain sourcebooks ...

Review: GURPS Blood Types

GURPS Blood Types is split up into eight sections: Introduction Chapter 1: History Chapter 2: Characters Chapter 3: Creating Vampires Chapter 4: Magic Chapter 5: Bestiary Chapter 6: Campaigns Bibliography The introduction scantly covers the concepts and ideals behind vampires, but does not delve too deeply. This is what an introduction is supposed to do, ...

Game Review: D&D Next Playtest

I just finished with last of the PDFs that came in the ZIP file from WotC. I’ve read through all of them twice to make sure I didn’t miss anything. My reaction? Meh. I probably won’t be running/playing the playtest materials. I’m not sure my group would go for the game. If we’re going to ...

New Review Started: GURPS Blood Types

I’ve decided to start reviewing more gaming material here on the blog. Don’t worry, the Friday Five reviews of blog posts will still continue, but I’ll trickle in game reviews as I get them done. I don’t have a schedule or deadline setup for myself just yet. You’ll get them as I get them done. ...