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Castles & Crusades: A Detailed Review

Tuesday, 17 March, 2015

I am about to start a new campaign, and I will be running Castles & Crusades again. Several friends have asked me to write a review and discuss why I love the system so much. To do so I will present a brief history of the game, describe the system as presented in the core […]

D30 DM Companion: Old School Tables Galore!

Monday, 24 March, 2014

I often run my games with very little preparation beforehand, using tools and techniques that allow me to run the game on-the-fly and keep the session smooth. In order to have a game session that flows well, one of the tools I use is the D30 DM Companion. It has been extremely useful to me […]

Opportunity Action: American Disasters (Fiasco) Reviewed

Wednesday, 2 January, 2013

Well, they’ve done it again. The fine folks over at Bully Pulpit Games have put pen to paper again, and the result is an absolute Disaster. Or Trainwreck. Either way, it’s another Fiasco. ¬†This time the boys (and gals, let’s not be too presumptuous) have cooked up a book that takes what is a fantastic […]

Opportunity Actions: Game Review – Heroes of Metro City

Saturday, 8 September, 2012

I’m here today to tell you about another game to be coming down the pike. It’s called¬†Heroes of Metro City and it’s a superhero-themed deck building game. The game sets out to emulate stories of classic four color superhero comics in a way that is not only true to the source material, but offers a […]

RetroReview: X3 – Curse of Xanathon

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012

X3 – Curse of Xanathon Continuing my series of RetroReviews, this week I tackle the next module in the X-Expert series, X3: Curse of Xanathon. X3: Curse of Xanathon was written by Douglas Niles and published by TSR in 1982. It is a 32 page module for use with the Basic Dungeons & Dragons Expert […]

RetroReview: X2 – Castle Amber (Chateau d’Amberville)

Sunday, 6 May, 2012

X2 Castle Amber (Chateau d’Amberville) X2: Castle Amber was written by Tom Moldvay and published by TSR in 1981. It is a 32 page module for use with the Basic Dungeons and Dragons Expert Rules Blue Box (set 2). As its code designation (X2) implies, it is the second module in the series designed for […]

RetroReview: X1 – The Isle of Dread

Sunday, 29 April, 2012

All of this talk of DnDNext incorporating elements from older editions has me looking at the older pieces of my collection. I have several products written for older editions that are deserving of a review and that is what I will present in this series. Behold the first entry in the RetroReview series: The Isle […]