ARCHON STUDIO TAKES OVER STARFINDER MASTERCLASS MINIATURES LICENSE

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Yesterday, Paizo released the following announcement. It was an especially interesting announcement given Ninja Division’s e-mail to backers earlier that same day. As a frustrated backer of SDE2 myself, I found it notable. First, here’s Ninja Division’s email: Paizo’s announcement: Today, Paizo announced that Archon Studio will be taking over the license for Starfinder Masterclass miniatures, formerly produced by Ninja …

A Chat with Luke Laurie – Dwellings of Eldervale

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Dwellings of Eldervale is currently wrapping up a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. I got a chance to chat with Luke Laurie, the game’s designer, and ask him a few questions about Dwellings and the world where the game takes place. Why don’t you start by telling me a bit about yourself? I’ve been designing for about seven years or so. …

Forbidden Lands Review

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Full Forbidden Lands Review Opening Free League’s Forbidden Lands is like opening a box of nostalgia…really high-end nostalgia. The boxed set harkens back to the days of red box D&D but with beautifully made books, a map, stickers, etc… Everything you need to play, minus optional custom dice and cards, is included inside, and all with such care and quality …

Fateforge Preview

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If there’s one thing I love about RPGs, it’s vast lore, setting, and expanded content. Fateforge looks to be all that and more wrapped up into a solid, 2-book package. Currently up on Kickstarter, I had a chance to take a look at digital versions of both the Adventurers and Grimoire books. The first is the core book, covering Wizards …

Brikks Review

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Full Brikks Review You can almost hear that familiar tune as you open Brikks. Korobeiniki, or “Type A” as many know it from the NES days. You may even find yourself humming the tune as you fill in boxes on your sheet in this roll and write from Stronghold Games. That’s because Brikks captures the feel of the classic video …

Cantrip Candles Review

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I love two things in this world: role playing games, and candles. And Lord Pelor, does Cantrip Candles deliver on both fronts. I was fortunate enough to have Cantrip Candles send me a sample pack so I could try out nine of their scents, and each one is an absolute treasure. From the earthy scent of Stonemoss Chapel to the …

Fantasy Ranch Review

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Full Fantasy Ranch Review Saddle up, cowpokes! Fantasy Ranch is a game by Keshia and Ana Swanlund where you take the role of a horse ranch owner. Can you manage your stables, expand your ranch, and win enough shows to be crowned the winner? With three levels of difficulty, and a bonus “Trail Ride” game to boot, Fantasy Ranch brings …

Dwarf Mine Quest RPG Dungeon Tiles Kickstarter Preview

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This week, I had the opportunity of checking out a few sample tiles from the Dwarf Mine Quest RPG Dungeon Tiles Kickstarter from Tomb Guardians. The Dwarf Mine Quest RPG Dungeon Tiles is a 47-piece magnetic modular dungeon tile set that is based on a standard square grid, so it is compatible with the more common (5e and Pathfinder) fantasy …

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Review

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Belhaim’s tower has just collapsed, its wizard is missing, and local kobolds are whispering the name of a long dead draconic nemesis. And that’s just your first day in town… This week, I had the opportunity to check out one of Paizo’s latest gems: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne Adventure Path. Pathfinder Adventure …