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From: SHM Publishing Reviewed by: James Kabbash Savage Company Recruit Orientation Guide is a new RPG Setting Preview Book from SHM Publishing.  The setting is being Kickstarted into a full length setting book – Savage Company campaign setting for Pathfinder and 5e In reading through The ...
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From: Gypsy Knights Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung Diverse Roles: A Clement Sector Career is a new RPG Supplement from Gypsy Knights Games. One of the things I first ask about a sci-fi game is what races and/or “classes” (for lack of a better term) can I play.  Sometimes these are ...
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From: Gamewick Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung Shuffling Horror: Roswell 51 is a new Tabletop Board/Card Game from Gamewick Games. Some time ago, I reviewed a game called Pittsburgh 68 by Gamewick, where through interesting game mechanics, you formed a classic zombie movie and attempt to ...
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From: Critical Dice Reviewed by: Ron McClung Deck Of Stories From: Critical Dice Type of Game: RPG Playing Aid Game Components Included: 50 cards, plus 3 blanks and an instruction card Retail Price: $14.99 Deck of Stories is a new RPG Playing Aid from Critical Dice. I got something in the mail ...
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From: The Design Mechanism Reviewed by: Ron McClung White Death is a new Role Playing Game Adventure from The Design Mechanism. Up front, I am not familiar with the Mythras system, but I am told it is similar to the Basic Role Playing system which is derived from the classic Call of Cthulhu ...
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From: Broken Archer Reviewed by: Ron McClung Just Survive The Game is a Card Game from Broken Archer Games.   From the website: “Use teamwork to help everyone stay alive or lookout for yourself and forget your family and friends” Just Survive is a somewhat abstract and lightly themed ...
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From: Gypsy Knights Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung The Anderson and Felix Guide to Naval Architecture (2nd Edition) is a new RPG Supplement from Gypsy Knights Games. Up front, starship building is not my favorite thing to do in a sci-fi game.  It’s one of my least favorite things to ...
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The 8th annual MACE West has come and gone.  I keep telling people that they need to stop having so much fun at these things because we have to quit at some point.  I am not doing this until I am 60 (I turn 50 next year).  MACE West turned 8 this year which means...
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This is an award winning UK sci-fi space short film made Backyard Productions UK as part of the "Darkwave universe."  Set in a world where rare crystals - called Starlight Crystals - make FTL flight possible, it shows that even with a low budget and actors working for free, you can still tell ...
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Blood Creek, previously known as Creek and Town Creek, is a horror film directed by the famous (and infamous) Joel Schumacher, starring Michael Fassbender,  Dominic Purcell, and Henry Cavill.  Where else are you going to get Magneto, Heat Wave and Superman in one movie.  Written by David ...
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