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In 1989, I attended my first fandom convention – Dragon Con in Atlanta. It was an amazing spectacle of fans, dealers, and everything about sci-fi, fantasy and horror that you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. It was incredible. I didn’t even know that there was gaming going on. I ...
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In the ever growing and crowded category of deck building games, Upper Deck Entertainment has released Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game. The game has many of the same characteristics as Ascension and Thunderstone that when those that have played these games, they will be able to ...
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When I first started this idea of watching B-movies as inspirations for GMing, I knew there were bad movies that I would get nothing out of or at least struggle with. Well, this movie is one of them, I suppose, but not because it is bad. It! is a story that has since been told in many ways, ...
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Few games bring about more emotional reaction than Fortress America, in my experience. It has come to epitomize the American style of board game. You either love it or you hate it. There are very few who are in-between those extremes about this game. This game has a lot of history for me ...
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In his over 50 years of film making, Roger Corman has to be one of the best sources for an RPG game master for inspiration. Any good GM that is also a B-movie fan should know who he is and have seen at least one of his movies. Forbidden World is not one of his best but it has some ...
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Old school rises up again in a new release by 3Hombres Games. Dark Conspiracy is an old game once published in 1991 by the now defunct Game Designers' Workshop, and has floated around in different hands since GDW's demise in 1996. A second edition was published which updated the rules and a ...
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When Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) took over the Talisman license back in 2008, I was more than excited. Being a fan of the game since the 1990s, I was really looking forward to seeing how FFG can improve the game. 2008 was the first year I got to go to GenCon and while there I talked to some of ...
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SCARAB is something that is taking the gaming community by storm in the Carolinas. Del Collins and his team have put on a gaming con in Columbia, SC for the past 3 years. With a clear vision, solid staff and good leadership, SCARAB has developed a solid foundation that is going to do nothing ...
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Matthew W. Croshaw and Fourth Dimensions Studios have been a supporter of MACE and all its incarnations for the past several years now. They have consistently run multiple tables of the Time Warriors with great success. We are delighted that Matthew took the time to answer a few questions.
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