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War of Ashes – Fate of Agaptus

A new FATE RPG from Evil Hat is here. The hardcover book will be available this September, and you can preorder the book now and receive the pdf. Here is the game description from the website: Welcome to the War ...
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IA Comic-Con Special with Rich and Crysstal

That’s right, it’s that time of year here in San Diego and our friends at the IndieApocalypse podcast invited actress, writer, director, and comic aficionado, Crysstal Hubbard, and Consummate Aquaman Defender, Rich Howard, onto the show to talk about comics, animation, ...
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Learning to be Kuhl: GM’ing “Campaign”

“…Kat Kuhl has to adapt to some of the craziest shenanigans I’ve ever heard, and she does so with grace, skill, and aplomb. Listen to One Shot: Campaign…and learn from a Game Master who knows what she’s doing, and doing it ...
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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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Weekend Shout Out: The Adventure a Week Blog

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the 3-time ENnie nominated, 2014 Silver ENnie-winning, AaWBlog, now’s the time! The focus of AdventureAWeek.com is primarily on publishing adventures compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game such as Rise of the Drow and Snow White, but has recently ...
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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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Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse Review

The new D&D adventure Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse comes out on Tuesday. I received my copy last week from Wizards of the Coast and started flipping through the book as quick as I could get it out of ...
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Interview with Award-Winning Cartographer Christopher West

Christopher West is best known for his work on the d20 Star Wars RPG and miniatures combat line, as well as both Wizards of the Coasts’ Maps of Mystery project, and Monte Cook’s multiple ENnie-winning Numenera RPG (including the 2014 ENnie ...
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A Closer Look at the Cartography of Christopher West

“Chris West loves gaming and expresses that love with an artist’s eye. Luckily for gamers, he shares that eye with the rest of us.” Back in the olden days of roleplaying, maps were crude scribblings on graph paper, dictated to ...
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“The Tales of the Emerald Serpent” Anthology: “Between” by Todd ...

“[Todd Lockwood’s] strength is in his artist’s eye, offering beautiful description beside precise characterization.“ I’m a writer. What I mean by that is that I’m not an artist. I’ve taken some drawing classes and feel I can appreciate art when I ...