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The Fighter Class, Part Eight

This week in the History of the Fighter, I’m tackling the book that is the first time I personally heard the name “Mike Mearls.” The year was 2005 and the book was Iron Heroes. 3.5e had launched just two years earlier, ...
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Upwind Project from Biohazard Games

Imagine Bakshi’s classic animated film Wizards has a head-on collision with Disney’s Treasure Planet and the resulting fire is put out with a whole lot of Studio Ghibli’s Castle in the Sky. That, in an unexpected, animated mash-up, is Upwind. ...
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End of the World: Revolt of the Machines by FFG

Fantasy Flight Games has expanded their End of the World game line with their fourth book, Revolt of the Machines.
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Oceans, The Final Frontier: Aquatic Inspiration for Science Fiction, Part ...

Since the start of the 21st Century, I’ve come across numerous articles, photos, forum posts, and websites offering glimpses into actual or imagined futures. From the Blue Planet RPG Yahoo Group, to Facebook and other social media, it’s relatively easy these ...
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Anima: Beyond Fantasy: a Primer for D&D Players

Today’s Guest Article is brought to us by Aaron der Schaedel Learning how to play a new game can be a daunting task, especially if you’ve only ever played one game. For this reason, I’m putting together a guide for ...
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The Undine, ERRT Transport

Last week I presented a campaign outline to take your D&D PCs from 1st-15th level. This week I’d planned to present enemies for use against parties of 16th-20th level, followed by a second aquatic campaign outline next week. Well, the list of enemies ...
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8 of My Favorite Things from May!

It’s been a pretty incredible month of geek. Here are a few things that are getting me talking.   Champions of Aetaltis Most of what I have to say about this Kickstarter is covered in the video. What I can add is the ...
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Feng Shui 2: Action Movie Roleplaying Game by Robin D. ...

The classic RPG of Hong Kong-inspired cinematic action is back, refurbished with a fresh bag of ammo for a new generation!  After 20 years, and a successful kickstarter that finished October 17, 2014. Atlas Games successfully raised $185,138 USD with ...
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Games Change Lives: Hero Kids RPG for Ages 4-10

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of gaming with kids as early as humanly possible; I do own a website called www.gameschangelives.com after all. When my wife and I decided to have kids, I spent quite a bit ...
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Keith Baker Talks Phoenix: Dawn Command, Eberron and More

We had a chance to pull Keith Baker of Twogether Studios away from his work to ask some questions about Phoenix: Dawn Command (which we covered in a previous story), gaming, Eberron and his hat. Phoenix is “a game where ...