Visit Beautiful Barsoom – A Review of the John Carter of Mars RPG

John Carter of Mars Publisher: Modiphius Page Count: 288 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $19.99 Print (Noble Knight Games) – $44.95 I’ve always been on the periphery of the planetary romance genre. I know that to this day Edgar Rice Burroughs has some very passionate fans, but, while I greatly admire his…

Hypergraphia Issue #2 – Gateways, Doorways, and Thresholds, Oh My!

Hypergraphia Issue #2 Editor: Matt Puccio Page Count: 58 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 Print (if available) – $6 In mid-September, I saw that Matt Puccio, editor, and publisher of Hypergraphia, was selling a limited number of remaining physical copies of issue #2 via Facebook. To be honest, I had never…

Need Psychiatric Help? A Review of The Dreaming Ward

The Dreaming Ward A Convention Scenario for Call of Cthulhu Author: Matthew Sanderson Cartography: Matthew Sanderson Development/Editing: Mike Mason Layout: Nicolas Nacario Published by: Chaosium, Inc. Page Count: 29 Available Formats: PDF  PDF (DTRPG) – Free for Cult of Chaos GMs PREMISE: The Dreaming Ward begins in January 1926 in a psychiatric ward at a university…

All that Glitters is Chrome — Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit

Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit Author: Mike Pondsmith, David Ackerman, J Gray, James Hutt, and Cody Pondsmith Publisher: R. Talsoian Games Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $15.00 Boxset – $27.95 In the hazy red skies of 2045, all that glitters is still chrome. It’s back baby. Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit is the first installment…

Fiction Review: Time And Again

That the sending of this should cause the Destruction by Fire of the entire World seems well-nigh incredible. Yet it is so, and the Fault and the Guilt mine, and can never be denied or escaped. So, with this wretched souvenir of that Event before me, I now end the life which should have ended…

Opening the Case File – A Review of the Delta Green RPG

Authors: Dennis Detwiller, Adam Scott Glancy, Kenneth Hite, Shane Ivey, Greg Stolze Development/Editing: Dennis Detwiller & Shane Ivey Published by: ArcDream Publishing. Page Count: Two Volumes – Agent’s Handbook (194 pages) and Case Officer’s Handbook (370 pages) Available Formats: PDF, Print (Slipcase) I’d been on the periphery of Delta Green since shortly after the release…

Justice for Innsmouth – Winter Tide by Ruthana Emrys

Everything cleaned up in the mornin’—but they was traces. . . . Obed he kinder takes charge an’ says things is goin’ to be changed . . . others’ll worship with us at meetin’-time, an’ sarten haouses hez got to entertain guests . . . they wanted to mix like they done with the Kanakys,…

Mapping out David Schirduan’s Bone Marshes

Bone Marshes Author: David Schirduan Page Count: 48 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $10.00 Print (other options available) – $20.00 Perpetual daylight is scorching the Bone Marshes. An unnatural phenomenon is destroying the wetlands, drying it up and setting it ablaze. A failed merchant with a bookish demeanor and an interest in the…

RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha Review

Chaosium’s newest incarnation receives a lot of well-deserved praise. However, I’m a little surprised to be writing a playtest review where I indicate it didn’t quite work for my group. To be fair I think there’s a lot of groups it will work for and I’d love to give it another chance. In this review,…

Cryptworld RPG — I’m Getting Chills and They’re Multiplying

Cryptworld Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained Designers: Daniel Proctor and Tim Snider Artists: Jim Holloway, Brian Thomas, Tim Tyler  Publisher: Goblinoid Games Published in: 2013 Page Count: 92 Available Formats: PDF and print (DTRPG) PDF – $7.95  —  (DTRPG) Print – $18.95 Cryptworld: Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained is an investigation horror roleplaying game, a retro-clone of Pacesetters…