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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 ...
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On the Table: Small World, Gateway Strategy Game for 2-6 ...

Small World Rules PDF “It doesn’t matter how many players or how old they are, Small World delivers a fun, fast-paced game every time and is a cornerstone of our collection.” Small World is a tile-based strategy game for 2-6 ...
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Battling Bones Dice Game – Review

From the publisher: “It’s the fast-moving dice game with a wild side! Players roll all 10 of their color dice at the same time. Dice that come up bones are wild – they count for any number you want. Keep ...
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UPDATED! Reviews – D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s Guide

Dec 15 – Added io9 Review Dec 12 – Added Clever Move DMG Review Dec 11 – Added Kill Screen DMG Review Dec 5 – Added Geek Dad’s Rolling an Adventure Using the Dungeon Master’s Guide Part I and 2 ...