Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy’

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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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A couple of years back, while at the Charleston SC convention, StormCon, I had the chance to meet the writers of Battle for Oz. Dan Smith and Dave Hardee are stand-up guys and very passionate about gaming and their product. They work together at each and every con to run as many slots of their ...
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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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Talisman is one of those games I will always seem to buy for. I enjoy it with my kids and with my friends. In past editions, it did get repetitive but what I like most about the FFG version is the variety they seem to be injecting into the game. Unlike past editions, FFC has put out various ...
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The Firelands, Talisman Expansion From: Fantasy Flight Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung The Firelands, Talisman Expansion is a new Board Game Expansion from Fantasy Flight Games. Talisman is one of those games I always seem to buy for.  I enjoy it with my kids and with my friends.  In past ...
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77 Thrones- The Theological Codex is a new RPG supplement for Within the Ring of Fire from RAW Immersive Games. Magic, a major concern missing in the Within the Ring of Fire main book is delivered to gamers in this book. Rules on making magic wielding Catalysts and descriptions of all 77 of the ...
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Within the Ring of Fire – Saga Book is a new RPG from RAW Immersive Games. Within the Ring of Fire is a tough read. Contained within is a reflection of a rich world in the author’s mind. The best way to review this work is chapter by chapter.
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Everyone knows the game of Poker, I assume? Players use a standard fifty-two card deck, known as a French deck, to create combinations of cards that are partly or completely hidden for the duration of the game and revealed to determine a winner. The rules can be simple or complex. Bets are ...
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Much has been said about the staggered release of the new D&D rulebooks and as much as I understand the complaints, I don’t really think it is all that big of deal in the grand scheme of things. Some say that the staggered release will hurt D&D’s chances of gaining any ground lost to ...
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