Stygian Fox Holiday Sale

Great news for the fans of Stygian Fox. They are running a Christmas sale on all their products over at DrvieThruRPG. Now through the end of New Years Day, you can get up to 25% on all titles in their catalog. If you’re unfamiliar with the company or have been on the fence about picking something…

Beyond the Dice: Creating Exceptional 1st Level Fantasy Characters

So, here you are, it’s come down to this. You’ve played every type of character you can think of that you’ve ever wanted to play. You’ve exhausted your creativity in trying to come up with something that is significantly different enough that nobody automatically calls you out for rehashing an old character. Here you are,…

Exploring Movies – As Above, So Below

Perpetually on the hunt for creative inspirations, I have been scouring Netflix for any movie which appears to be remotely influenced by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. In my search, I recently came across a movie that I had not seen in previous searches, As Above, So Below. As always, I took a chance and…

Arkham Gazette 4 news

Originally posted on Sentinel Hill Press:
I’ve been hoping to get issue #4 of the Arkham Gazette before the end of the year and while it will be close, I won’t let optimism override my common sense.  Nevertheless, I wanted to share an update about the status of the issue.  The big news (which I…

Inner Sanctum – A Look Under the Hood [Prototype Game]

Inner Sanctum Designer: Ben Burns Publisher: New Comet Games Game Type: Card (Prototype) Prime Mechanic: Set Collection Available for Purchase: NO Recently, I had the chance to play a prototype of Inner Sanctum, a forthcoming release from New Comet Games. As both a playtester and reviewer, I want to caution readers this game is not in…

King Arthur Pendragon & Prince Valiant RPGs Return to Chaosium

It was announced yesterday by Chaosium, Inc. that the rights previously held by Nocturnal Media for King Arthur Pendragon (KAP) and Prince Valiant RPGs have returned to Chaosium. From Nocturnal’s statement in the press release, this appears to be a willing decision supported by both companies and the widow of Greg Stafford. Chaosium is retaining…

Toys for Tots Donation

I wanted to take just a moment to thank everyone who has purchased something through one of our DriveThruRPG affiliate links over the past few months. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to use the money to purchase a gift for the Toys for Tots charity program. This being our first year, but most…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Horror Game [3 Dec 18]

I recently ran a Twitter poll that asked followers to vote on the theme of the next Mysterious Monday article. Of the choices presented, historically themed story seeds that focused on Charleston, SC was the clear winner. Therefore, I give to you, five new plot hooks that are inspired by my own local history. If…

Mountjoy! Mountjoy! A look at Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne

This review is of the PDF version of Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne roleplaying game. Hard copies have not yet been released as the Kickstarter, that funded back in Aug of 2017, is still in the process of fulfilling. At the time of writing, the PDF is the only item released by Nocturnal Media and that…

Hourra! – A look at OWB: Stalingrad on Fire

WWII: Operation WhiteBox™ Stalingrad on Fire Author: Peter C. Spahn Artwork: Luigi Castellani, Morne Schaap, Public Domain Resources Publisher: Small Niche Games Page Count: 28 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 “The Germans underestimated our artillery. And they underestimated the effectiveness of our infantry against their tanks. This battle showed that tanks forced to…