Sweet Review for Claustrophobia

The walls are closing in and the weight of the earth is crushing down upon us, but have no fear… we have pointy hats! And a sweet review from Gareth. Be sure to join the Facebook group for more updates, I’ll even do the dance of joy if you give us a like!

A Devilish Book Review

Pathfinder Tales: Master of Devils by Dave Gross   I’m really enjoying this series by Dave Gross, which started with “Prince of Wolves” and continues with “Queen of Thorns“.   In “Master of Devils“, Count Varian Jeggare, his bodyguard Radovan and Arnisant, their faithful hound, are plunged into the mysterious land of Tian Xia. While…

Prince of Wolves by Dave Gross

Hands down the best of the three Pathfinder Tales I’ve read so far. Gross presents two memorable characters, Pathfinder Varian Jeggare and his bodyguard, Radovan, in an exciting and engrossing adventure through ominous Ustlav.   Written in a style reminiscent of Sherlock Holmes and Dracula, the story draws you in, and, despite several errors, provides…

Pathfinder Bestiary 3

I just picked up the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 3, since it will form a major cornerstone of my upcoming Kamen, Land of Masks campaign. The campaign is set in mythical Japan, and Bestiary 3 has loads of monsters that can slot right in, like the Spirit Oni, Tanuki and Jorogumo. I always thought any bestiary…

Rattle Me Bones

Reaper Miniature’s Bones are a great new line of cheap role-playing minis. I bought three boxes for 950 Yen (about 95 ZAR, 9.55 USD or 6.09 GBP) from Yellow Submarine in Shinjuku, which gave me a dwarf hero (Fulumbar Ironhand), an ogre chieftain and six kobolds in three different poses. Here they are in their boxes:

The Legend of Drizzt Boardgame

New to my collection is the Legend of Drizzt: Dungeons and Dragons Board Game, designed by Peter Lee (D&D Miniatures, Heroscape) and published by Wizards of the Coast. What originally caught my eye is that this is a game for one to five players. Yes, you can play it solo! Also, if you’ve been into…

A Game of Thrones – Book Review

A Game of Thrones is probably not new to most people, what with the HBO series out and all. I just finished reading the book and so I thought a review was in order. For Game Masters I think the book highlights a couple of questions that are worth considering. I’m a big Tolkien fan,…

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