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I'm an "actually have the book in my hand" type of person. Sure, I use digital versions of books literally every work day but if given the choice for my own collection? I like the real deal. If you're
When you want to play in an RPG, you've gotta start with your character. That's the foundation of what else will come later. But... not everyone has the ability to make a character on their own. There
There's never enough possible resources for a GM, if you ask me. They have a lot to keep track of and plan for, so if there's a thing that'll make that easier, I'm all for it. If you're playing the Ge
The galaxy is full of opportunities for those out there looking to be adventurous. It's like a new frontier and Wild West... in fact, it's essentially that all over again. That's where you find yourse
Trollish Delver Games is pleased to announce the release of SHATTER6, their new universal role playing system. It doesn't use classes. Instead, players have Tags that loosely define what they are capa
Palladium Books has released a new sourcebook for their Splicers RPG. It's called I Am Legion, and it's got all sorts of new options for players and GMs. There's new Great Houses, Armors, Bio-Weapons,
"We loot the bodies."How many times has that phrase been said in gaming tables all over the world? Sure, you can create the greatest character ever, but without loot, usually in the form of magic item
Character races and classes are, in and of themselves, pretty broad and general, letting players fill in some of the details themselves so they can create the character they want. A further way to ref
When sitting around and talking no longer gets done what needs to get done, the lightsabers and blasters come out. In the Star Wars RPG, players can focus on these combat abilities, and those abilitie
Taverns. Inns. Bars.If you've played an RPG for any amount of time, chances are your characters have ended up in at least one, if not multiple versions of all of those. That can be tough for a GM to k
Options. In an RPG, you can never have enough options, if you ask me. And The Book of Many Things gives both players and GMs just that, options. Lots, and lots, and lots of options, for just about eve
Pre-made adventures are great for a GM that finds themselves without a lot of time to make up something from scratch for their game. For the GM that's really busy, they could check out The Forgotten D
You ever get a bad paper cut? Hurts, doesn't it? Well, what happens when a whole library is trying to give you nasty paper cuts? That's what you'll be facing in the Judge Not by the Cover adventure, t
A new edition of Lex Arcana will be hitting Kickstarter later this year. And with it comes multiple language support. So if you've never had a change to play this Italian RPG (like I haven't), this mi
Confession: I never played a monk in Pathfinder. But I did play one in 3.5. Man, they were awful there. So, since Pathfinder played heavily with the OGL from 3.5, I never gave them a look. In the new
When in an RPG, you don't want to have the rules get in the way of the story you want to tell. And you want a robust system that can work for lots of different situations and settings. That's just wha
I gotta find out what condition my condition is in.Weakened. Sickened. Poisoned. Restrained. Prone. And on and on. Pathfinder has a lot of conditions you can find your characters in. But how will thes
It's Jesus Time!CROSS is a secret organization that's all about making the Pope's wishes come true, by any means necessary.This secret strike force is what you join in Secret Agents of CROSS, a new RP
Steve Jackson Games has been making games for quite some time, longer than many of us have been gaming, or even really been alive. The Fantasy Trip was originally published back in the 70s, and so it'
Digital books are fine. But, honestly, I very much prefer having an actual book in-hand when I game. For all the advantages of quick cross-references and being able to carry a library on your phone/ta
30 years ago, West End Games released their Star Wars RPG book. To commemorate this, Fantasy Flight Games is going to be reissuing and rereleasling it. In this preview, we get a look inside this much-
This is one that a lot of you have been anxiously awaiting, I'm sure. Fantasy Flight is showing off the core rulebook for the upcoming Legend of the Five Rings RPG. If you want to don your armor, grab
There's a lot of you out there, I know, that can name all the Core Classes from Pathfinder. They've been around for much longer than even that game, and have seen quite a lot of changes over the year.
So, we got a look at how Skills will be changing in the 2nd edition of Pathfinder. But that was only part of the information on how those will work. There's also going to be Skill Feats, and players a
In which I totally mess up the date for when this was supposed to post and then go back and fix it. :PLook, these things happen sometime!Anyway, here's the regular grouping of review articles I know y