This is a review of the PDF edition of Outbreak: Undead Outbreak: Undead by Hunters Books is a zombie horror survival rpg – a big one, clocking in at over 430 pages. And it is chock full of rules, lots and lots of beautiful rules for killing zombies, surviving zombie attacks, and fortifying your base to [...]
Way back in 2009 I wrote this review of Green Ronin’s Dragon Age rpg. With the recent release of Dragon Age 2 by BioWare I thought it was a good idea to remind people that the pen and paper game is out there. Green Ronin have been supporting it, too. Blood in Fereldan contains three [...]
Enworld has released Dicing with Weather, a simple little two pages of weather modifiers to use in D&D. Apart from a reminder that weather can and should happen in your world, it also lists modifiers for extremes of weather, some example hazards and a new feat allowing characters to overcome these modifiers. Not bad for [...]
I recently got a bunch of old GDW Challenge Magazines from RPGnow. What a blast from the past! This was the official magazine for Game Designers Workshop, and therefore each issue has a bunch of articles for the games that were available at the time – Twilight: 2000, Space 1889, Dark Conspiracy, Traveller, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, [...]
Super Genius Games have released The Genius Guide to: The Templar. This base character class, designed to be compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, is a divine warrior and agent for their god. While they may sound suspiciously like a Paladin, they can be of any alignment and have few of the drawbacks of a [...]
Oathbound Seven by Epidemic Books is a fantasy setting compatible with the Pathfinder Role Playing Game. It outlines and expands The Forge, a plane of existence connected to every other.
Nathan has been pottering away on his RPG, The Beast of Limfjord, for more than twelve months now. And it is finally here! He feels a bit funny about reviewing his own game here, so insists you all go on over to RPGnow and check it out for yourselves. Then, when you have finished being [...]
Voyages Extraordinaires from Wessex games is a neat miniature battle game that captures the feel of Victorian fiction – whether your particular fancy is H. Rider Haggard, Jules Verne, or Arthur Conan Doyle.