#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 9

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Beyond the game, what’s involved in an ideal setting? There’s lots of things that are important to a great setting, but the absolute most important thing is preparation. A good GM should have a solid plan, and the players should have a solid grip of what’s going on headed into the game. Of course this still kind of falls into …

#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 8

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Do you prefer hardcover, softcover, or electronic books? What are the benefits of your preference? Why not both (or all 3?) I really love the feel of a sturdy, hardcover RPG. It’s a wonderful, tactile experience from when the book is brand new all the way until it’s been worn down and time and play. I still have my original …

The Silver Case HD Remaster Demo Released

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I recently posted about the upcoming visual novel, The Silver Case. Today Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. has released a playable demo of the game on Steam and PLAYISM. The demo contains the first chapter of the game, “Decoyman.” The full game will be released in Fall 2016. For those interested in getting their hands on the demo, it can be found …

#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 7

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What aspect of RPGs has had the most effect on you? The best thing about RPGs is the social aspect. People coming together to tell a story together and have a great time. RPGs have always filled a social need in my life. Playing at a friend’s house. Playing at camp since I wasn’t much into sports. Telling stories with …

#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 6

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Most amazing thing a game group did for their community? This is going to be a short one today, mostly because none of any game group I’ve been part of has done anything for the community as a group. We’ve all done our own things, whether it be donating time, money, or items in need, but never anything as a …

Review – Attila

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Attila is a 2-player strategy game from Blue Orange Games where players are try to force their opponent into spaces on the board where they can’t make a move. The two small game boards and two large game boards can be combined in any manner to create the play space. Each turn a player moves one of their three tokens …

HEX: Shards of Fate – Herofall Set Announced

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Gameforge and HEX Entertainment have announced HEX’s upcoming fifth set, “Herofall”. The latest card set brings an additional 275 new cards to HEX: Shards of Fate, and is slated for release this fall. Alongside the new cards, we will see the first tournament based on the newly introduced ladder system in the “Cosmic Crown Showdown”. Cosmic Crown Showdown pits all …

#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 5

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What story does your group tell about your character? Back in high school my friends and I played World of Darkness games for a while. Mostly Vampire and Werewolf. While Vampire was our go to game that I usually GM’d, we would sometimes take a night to let one of my other friends GM a Werewolf story. This kid was …

#RPGaDay 2016 – Day 4

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Most impressive thing another’s character did? Yesterday’s post had a lot to do with the story I’m going to write today. I gave a very vague overview of what transpired, but gave no detail. Let me shed some light on the experience. The problem player in our AD&D 2nd Edition game was becoming a bigger and bigger problem. Eventually he …

Kickstarter – Elemental Mystics

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Another Kickstarter pick, already? Yes. Already. Just look this game. I didn’t even look up how it’s played before I backed the project. I backed it purely on it’s design. Of course I went back and watched the “How to Play” video right after to make sure I didn’t make a horrible mistake. It’s a bit over the top, but …