Gaming in the Age of Enlightenment

I’m writing this article in the week before America’s Independence Day. And that has me thinking about RPGs set in a Colonial or Revolutionary America. Or during the Age of Enlightenment in general, roughly the 17th and 18th centuries. It occurred to me there’s not a bit of a dearth of RPGs set during that period….

Welcome to the Apocalypse – Old School & Cool Vol. 2

Old School & Cool Vol. 2 Author: Ahimsa Kerp & Wind Lothamer Publisher: Knight Owl Publishing Page Count: 40 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9 Print – $13 Print/PDF Bundle – $16 Welcome to the Apocalypse! Old School & Cool Vol. 2 is the second issue in the Old School & Cool…

Dune – A Novel Review

Dune Author: Frank Herbert Publisher: Ace Available Formats: Print & Audio Book Print – Price Varies A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of the life of Muad’Dib, then, take care that you first…

A Lever to Move Planets: Dune RPG Review

Dune: Adventures in the Imperium Author: Nathan Dowdell, et al. Publisher: Modiphius Page Count: 339 Available Formats: PDF, Print forthcoming PDF – $19.99 Given the right lever, you can move a planet. – Dune by Frank Herbert Some twenty years ago, Last Unicorn Games acquired the license to make a Dune RPG that, alas, was…

News Desk: Free League Summer Sale – up to 50% OFF!

We received the following email from Free League and wanted to share! Spend Your Summer in Wondrous Worlds Up to 50% OFF in the Free League Summer Sale Time to go on adventure, cause the summer is finally here, and the Free League Summer Sale is live! These are strange and trying times, we know,…

Don’t Forget Your Protractor — Delta Force: Terror At Sea

Terror At Sea Author: William H. Keith, Jr. Publisher: Task Force Games Year Published: 1986 Page Count: 48 In 1985 the Italian cruise ship MS Achille Lauro was hijacked by armed terrorists representing the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) off the coast of Egypt as the ship made its way to Port Said, at the mouth…

By the Lords of Kobol—Battlestar Galactica (Classic)

Battlestar Galactica (Classic) Original Aired: 1978-1980 (Two Seasons) Available on: Tubi “There are those who believe that life here began out there, far across the universe,  with tribes of humans who may have been the forefathers of the Egyptians, or the Toltecs, or the Mayans. They may have been the architects of the great pyramids…

Taking Hostages and Making Demands—Delta Force: America Strikes Back! RPG

Delta Force: America Strikes Back! The role-playing game of an elite anti-terrorist commando unit Author: William H. Keith, Jr. Publisher: Task Force Games Year Published: 1986 Starting from the late ’60s to the early ’80s, death and injury due to international terrorist attacks skyrocketed. The death toll in 1968 from terror attacks was just over…