The Long Afternoon of Earth — Heating Up Your Gaming Session

The Long Afternoon of Earth (Original Title: Hothouse) Author: Brian Aldiss Publisher: Signet Books Reprinted: 1962 Page Count: 192 Purchase on Amazon: Price Varies Far into the future the Earth no longer spins on its axis. It sits in a fixed position with half covered in perpetual sun and other cloaked in darkness. It’s orbiting…

Editor’s Desk: A Call for Metamorphosis Alpha Authors

Author Craig Martelle recent put a call out for stories on the Metamorphosis Alpha facebook group for the fourth installment of his Metamorphosis Alpha anthology series. This is open to professional authors and typewriter warriors alike. If you think you’ve got a good story and feel confident enough to keep to the timeline framed below…

Peter Haining Presents the Freak Show

Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls etc. by Masters of the Macabre Edited by: Peter Haining Pages: 240 Published: 1970 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc. Amazon: Price may vary Freak shows and carnival acts are all but extinct, but their legacy lives on through Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW: Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls,…

Mutating Roleplaying Games — Daybreak -2250 A.D.

(Original Title: Star Man’s Son, 1952) Author: Andre Norton Publisher: Ace Books Reprinted: 1965 Page Count: 182 Purchase on Amazon: Price Varies Daybreak – 2250 A.D. by Andre Norton was originally published in 1952 under the title Star Man’s Son. The novel used either title throughout its published editions. Goodreads.com lists 27 different editions of the…

The Troublesome Legacy of H.P. Lovecraft

Like most gamers, I got my start with Dungeons & Dragons. However, my favorite RPG is most certainly Call of Cthulhu. As I write this, there is a lot of controversy about numerous allegations that Zak S. abused women he was in relationships with. In the interests of disclosure, I find those allegations to be…

100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation

100 Deadly Skills The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation Author: Clint Emerson, Retired Navy SEAL Illustration: Ted Slampyak Publisher: Touchstone, An Imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Copyright ©2015 Available Formats available at Amazon: Paperback – $10.95        Kindle – $14.99   Since this month…

Aftershock Comics Provides Inspiration for Horror Games

I have begun a new geeky journey, sort of. The reality is after fifteen years of not reading comic books, I have returned to their warm embrace. Thanks to Free Comic Book Day for sucking me back in with the release of a new Strangers in Paradise story arc. Since May I have gotten sucked…