Archive

January 08, 2021

076: Maze Rats

In this episode I review Maze rats by Ben Milton

Drivethru: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/197158/Maze-Rats
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November 04, 2020

073: Liminal
 

Liminal is a self-contained tabletop roleplaying game about those on the boundary between the modern day United Kingdom and the Hidden World- the world of secret societies of magicians, a police division investigating Fortean crimes, fae courts, werewolf gangs, and haunted places where the walls between worlds are thin.

Liminal

September 15, 2020

069: Three
Wuxia RPG's

Wuxia novels and films are a fascinating genre. I discuss three different RPG's that allow you to experience that Wuxia feel at the table top Art of Wuxia, Feng Shui 2 and Wushu

August 28, 2020

066: Cortex
Prime

Cortex Prime the generic role-play system has been released as a PDF to backers. I take a look at the PDF, call-ins from John Alan Large, Spencer (Free Thrall) and Jason from Nerds RPG Variety Cast.

August 10, 2020

065: Prose Descriptive
Qualities (PDQ)

The PDQ (Prose Descriptive Qualities) system is a rules-light game engine that has three different levels of task resolution for any situation, in order to let players resolve encounters in as much or as little detail as desired.

August 11, 2020

064: Bitesize The Bulete
(aka Landshark)

I watched a video of Tim Kask (TSR) talking about his time at the company and how the infamous Bulete monster appeared in issue #1 of Dragon Magazine. In this episode I look at the original from that magazine.

July 1, 2020

062: Macho Women
With Guns

A game that was to change the landscape of the RPG industry, and yet no one has heard of this game. Today I look at Macho Women With Guns, but don't try and buy it anywhere as the author no longer sells it.

June 23, 2020

061: Desperados The Pen
and Paper Roleplaying Game

Based on the award-winning video game franchise, this classic tabletop RPG aims to combine the best of both worlds: the challenging, tactical encounters of Desperados III and the freedom of choice and immersion one can only achieve with pen and paper.

June 3, 2020

059: Bearcats
(Red Dawn)

The 1984 film Red Dawn, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey is the inspiration for this System Neutral Campaign Setting from Runehammer games.

May 31, 2020

058: Blood
and Snow

I have been playing alot of ICRPG recently. In this episode I take a look at the Blood and Snow Supplement where brutal ice age adventures take place using the ICRPG CORE rule set.

May 23, 2020

057: Everywhen
RPG

Everywhen is a standalone game of 2d6 pulp action that builds on Simon Washbourne's acclaimed Barbarians of Lemuria roleplaying system to provide expanded rules for vehicles, chases, investigations, social conflicts, psionics and mass battles suitable for campaigns in any era or background.