Kickstarter Alert: Mark Lawrence’s HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE

A new Kickstarter! Featuring the genius of Mark Lawrence, the talents of Ragnarok Publications, and the Horsemen of the Apocalypse! Take a look and support!

Other Pestilence will come after you!

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Happy Birthday, Gary Gygax

Gary Gygax: The name loomed large in my childhood, and a good bit of my adulthood, too. I imagined the creator of Dungeons & Dragons as a divine figure, one at least as powerful as any of the gods in my copy of Deities & Demigods. (Yes, I’ve got the one with the Melnibonean and [...]

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German Government Holds Massive ‘Battlestar Galactica’ LARP

How would you like to participate in a week-long massive Battlestar Galactica Live-Action Role-Play onboard a massive Navy destroyer? A group of very lucky aspiring German diplomats and political leaders are doing so as part of a government exercise. That’s right: It’s for work. (Kind of makes your Monday morning meeting seem even worse, doesn’t [...]

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Talking ‘Weird Wars: Rome’ with Shane Lacy Hensley and Teller

As a bit of history nerd and a major, major gamer geek, I’ve loved Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Weird Wars: Rome. A campaign setting for the award-winning Savage Worlds role-playing game, Weird Wars: Rome pits Centurions against otherworldly horrors that feed on the terror and tragedy of war.  (Read my review here!)
Being totally smitten with this [...]

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Unboxing ‘Of Gods and Mortals’ Celtic Army

Just before the holidays I ordered a little Christmas gift for myself: a Celtic army from North Star Military Figures! It’s no ordinary army, either: This rugged war band has enlisted the aid of several legendary allies from Irish myth.
Look closely and you’ll see the Cu’chullain, the Hound of Ulster: hero of the Irish saga [...]

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Wolfgang Baur: ‘Magic Should Never Grow Stale’

Depicting magic in a believable but still mysterious way can be a chore for authors and game designers for a variety of reasons, among them that modern people simply don’t think of the world in the same way that pre-scientific era people did, and in some corners of the world still do. Without the knowledge [...]

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Pathfinder ‘Advanced Class Guide’ Offers Even More Options for Players

Paizo’s Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is a heavy hitter in the tabletop fantasy gaming community, and it’s not at all hard to see why. No matter what your particular flavor of fantasy may be, Paizo is in the business of providing it. Pathfinder features what must be at this point millions of possible character combinations, from [...]

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‘Halo Nigthfall’ Trailer is Here

The official Halo Nightfall trailer has arrived, and it looks like it’s going to be a heck of a ride.
There’s no denying that the Halo universe is the hottest military science fiction property out there, and if this thing is as good as it looks, maybe it will finally be the boost that gets us [...]

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