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Andy Hopp is the writer and artist of Low Life: The Rise of the Lowly setting book for Savage Worlds RPG. I had a chance to meet him at Origins this year and he agreed to be our first Kickstarter of the week.
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Now that a little time has passed since my trip to Origins, some more thoughts have been forming in my head that I thought I should write down based on some of my daily posts and my experience at Origins. In some ways this is an analysis of what I experienced at Origins and in others it is an ...
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Saturday, June 15, I had a noon game of Savage Worlds – Space:1889. I was really looking forward to that because I really wanted a much more satisfying RPG than the first one. The board games so far have been very satisfying but the RPGs have not.
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Friday, June 14 started bright and early for me again as I had a 9 AM game. I was really looking forward to it because it was Fortress America, one of my favorite games. My hope was that I would play with some experienced players and get a good game in. That was not entirely what happened ...
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My second day at Origins - my first full day in truth has been a mixed bag, much like the day before. It started fairly early because we wanted to get a good breakfast before being there when the doors open for the dealers room/vendor hall. Before leaving for breakfast, however, I wanted to ...
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Wednesday. June 12. Arrival Day When a friend of mine, Heath Medlin, asked me to attend Origins with him, I jumped at the chance. We had attended GenCon together (with another friend, Neil Spicer) back in 2008 and that was one of my bucket list things to do. Attending Origins at least ...
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Basic Roleplaying: Rome, Life and Death of the Republic is a RPG Core Setting Rule Book from Alephtar Games. Rome is the longest enduring civilization in western European history and its influences, good and bad, are still felt today. Recent television shows like Rome and Spartacus have ...
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I am heading to Origins with a good friend, Heath Medlin. Since it is my first time there, he was kind enough to send me daily tips about Origins. I have compiled them and published them here for those that my appreciate them.
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The Imperial Age: True20 Edition is a RPG Setting Sourcebook from Adamant Entertainment. I have had a few PDFs in my archives that were given to me to review but due to unforeseen life complications, I was not able to. I felt I owed those products a review, and since I have started Gamer’s ...
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I found this movie after researching the last film I wrote about, Outpost and decided to research it. It has a interesting production story in that it had four different versions made because the director was never satisfied with it. It was also controversial for its time because of the ...
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