The Gamer’s Codex

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tgcslide4Welcome to the Gamer’s Codex, a place for table top gamers, by table top gamers.  The Gamer’s Codex was born from idea that Justus Productions can share more than just events throughout the year.  We can share our knowledge, our opinions and our skills as gamers to the community and the industry.  The goal of the Gamer’s Codex is the be a source for game news and reviews as well as fun place to discuss the games you enjoy playing.  We recruit from our pool of talented gamers to write for us and as time goes on, you may see them demonstrating these games at various events.  We enjoy gaming and enjoying writing about it.  This part of the Justus web site is an expression of our passion and our want to expand into the industry in new and productive ways.


 

Every once in a while, you will find a gem on Youtube.com that is surprising. Of course, Youtube has had full length movies for a while. Recently I decided to explore the sci-fi selection and found a movie that interested me. It looked pretty cheesy but something about it peaked my ...
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Robots: Battle for the Coal Heart is a fast-paced role selection robot building game. Seize control of the Coal Heart and siphon the health of your enemies. Will you stand as the last unbroken champion, or will you fall to the wayside with the rest of the junkyard?
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From: Gypsy Knights Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung Dawn Adventures 2: Hell’s Paradise is a RPG Adventure from Gypsy Knights Games. Following up Dawn Adventures 1, number 2 takes place in the same region, as the name implies.  See my review of the first adventure HERE.  Like the first one, ...
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From: Fabled Environments Reviewed by: Ron McClung Throwdown at the North Pole is a Savage Worlds adventure from Fabled Environments. Written by Clint Black of Pinnacle Entertainment Group fame, Throwdown at the North Pole is a silly holiday adventure set in the North Pole on Christmas ...
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Hegemonic is a new Tabletop 4X game from Minion Games. Do you long for the seared steak of the harsh vacuum of space to fester in your nostrils as you knock the regolith from your boots? Then it’s time to dust off your bejeweled battle shorts and start shoveling space-coal into your turbo ...
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Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition is a new RPG Core Rule Book from Chaosium Inc.. For a long time, since the late 80s, I have been playing Call of Cthulhu in its various forms, off and on. Some would say that it is one of my better games. I had gotten used to the idiosyncrasies of the simple and ...
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From: Chaosium, Inc. Reviewed by: Ron McClung Cold Harvest: Roleplaying during the Great Purges is a new RPG Sourcebook/Adventure from Chaosium, Inc.. I have seen a lot of different historical approaches to Call of Cthulhu.  Throughout man’s history, there are some pretty horrific ...
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Browsing NetFlix again, I found a new sleeper sci-fi/post-apocalypse movie called The Colony. Starring some of my favorites like Bill Paxton and Laurence Fishburne, this movie had a great look, a great background but a fairly predictable and straightforward plot. It has some good concepts and ...
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Ships of Clement Sector 2: Vulkan-class Attack Boat Tender is a new RPG Supplement from Gypsy Knights Games. I have reviewed a lot of the Clement Sector line. I think it is clear I find the setting subtly inspiring and creative. If you like gritty realistic campaign settings, this is the ...
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D6 x D6 RPG is a new RPG from Popcorn Press. Writing a successful generic/genre independent RPG rules set is a difficult task. Lester Smith and crew have done a good job on this one. Twenty-nine pages encompass all the crunch and rules for the system. That small amount of typed space contains ...
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