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Colt Express From: Ludonaute Reviewed by: Sitting Duck When it came to crime in the Wild West, train robberies were far more common than bank robberies. Banks had the problem of being within (literal) shooting distance of the sheriff’s office. Not only was this not a concern with trains, ...
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One of the more prominent gaming webcomics out there is Rich Burlew's Order of the Stick. Part of its longevity can be attributed to its successful transition from a basic gag comic poking fun at the tropes and mechanics of Dungeons & Dragons to a tale with an elaborate storyline, while never ...
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Fantasy literature is replete with accounts of massive armies clashing against one another in epic conflicts. But have you ever stopped to think about the logistics behind fielding so many troops? There's a reasonably good chance that you haven't, and a greater likelihood that the author didn't ...
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Describe The Thin Blue Line for us in the form of an elevator pitch. It's Hill Street Blues meets The X-Files. Overworked and underpaid cops in a run-down Detroit police precinct battle the supernatural as their minds erode from psychic powers and constant exposure to paranormal elements.
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Ether Wars is not something easy to describe. It’s a new concept of board game that mixes things rarely or never mixed before into an abstract strategy with a deep sci-fi and fantasy space theme. It also has a new dice troop system that combines abstract strategy with probability as well as ...
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The concept of an RPG where you play as an animal dates all the way back to the early ampersand-crazy days, when Dennis Sustare and Scott Robinson adapted Richard Adams' Watership Down into Bunnies & Burrows. Infestation: An RPG of Bugs and Heroes explores a different area of this niche genre ...
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Back in 2000, I first came across the Deadlands RPG. Westerns and horror are two of my favorite genres, so seeing them combined intrigued me. I also learned of the CCG spin-off Doomtown. However, I found the CCG model and the prospect of buying a gazillion booster packs unappealing, so I gave ...
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Burning Games is a new company whose first RPG will be Faith: The Sci-fi RPG.
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If I were to play some word association with you and said, "Fifties cinema," most of you would likely respond with, "Alien invasion." However, a few of you might instead go with, "Teen angst." Both of these genres were well-represented in film during that decade, so it's no surprise that the ...
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Rob Jordan is the President of Keep Games and Lead Designer behind Labyrintheus.
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