Earthdawn Fantasy Miniatures pass Kickstarter finish line


There may only be 9 days left on the clock at the time of writing but the campaign to create fantasy miniatures for FASA’s Earthdawn has now edged past their $2,400 goal. You can Back it here. [Back Campaign] Impact! Miniatures project aim to provide unpainted spincast resin minatures at 28mm scale. We’re told the […]

Fixing the Fighter: A review of Path of War


It’s generally accepted that one of the flaws of Dungeons & Dragons 3rd edition was the all-powerful dominance of spell-casters at higher levels. For many, as a quick visit to the Paizo forums will show, the need to fix the Fighter is still an issue with its ultimate successor, Pathfinder. Path of War is Dreamscarred […]

Getting started with D&D 5: A review of Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Hoard of the Dragon Queen is designed as the inaugural campaign for the new Dungeons & Dragons. It is set in Forgotten Realms, on the Sword Coast and much of the action takes place between Neverwinter and Baldur’s Gate. Even if you’re new to D&D those are two names which you might recognise. This is […]

Alien invasions with the Ultimum tabletop RPG


Ultimum is an ambitious Kickstarter for a tabletop RPG enhanced with lots of hi-tech options. The pitch video gives a clear idea of the project scope. Give it a watch and then read on for our interview with lead designer Christian Muckler. If you need more insight after that then pop over to our peek […]

Jason Mews, aka Jay, joins Clerks computer game


Nexus Game Studios and Daedalic Entertainment are working on a point & click game inspired by Clerks called Randal’s Monday. They’re calling it a “point & geek” adventure game. It’s due out for both the PC and Mac. Actors from the original movie are now attached to the game to provide voices and guest appearances. […]

Designer Adventurer’s Kit


This impressive design is the work of Mitch Barchi. He writes; The Adventurer’s Kit had been inspired by my lifelong passion for roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons or World of Dungeons. My goal was to create a portable kit that anyone could pickup and play a quick, or introductory, roleplaying session with little to […]

Was OSR just a scarecrow? A review of D&D 5e Player’s Handbook


This is a review of the Player’s Handbook for the 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons. It’s taken me a while get my sweaty fingers on the book… a long while. In the meantime there have been plenty of reviews and the great majority are overwhelmingly positive. But what does this mean? I’m a roleplayer […]

Mapping Minas Tirith

Minas Tirith

Have you ever been a mapper in an old style dungeon crawl? It’s not easy. If you have then you’ll have an additional level of respect for this very detailed map of Middle Earth’s Minas Tirith. It’s fair to call out old RPGs for this map as it was surfaced over at Reddit as an […]

Fantasy Ground puts Pathfinder top, eclipsed only by the D&D collective


At the start of the month Geek Native shared some stats from the virtual tabletop software Roll20. It showed that Dungeons & Dragons dominated the list of RPGs gamers wanted to play. The catch? To give D&D the lead you had to add up the share of all the slices of D&D. You had to […]