“Wild elf” LARP costume as good as any cosplay

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This outfit isn’t cosplay as such; it’s a LARP costume. These pictures show Lenora of Lenora Design as her character in the LARP group Aurerijahr. Here’s what Lenora had to say; “I´m playing this character as part of our LARP-group “Aurerijahr”. I love this role, because it is a great acting challenge for me… and […]

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor launch trailer

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If I’m asked for famous Lord of the Rings games I’d say Cubicle 7’s The One Ring or MERP. These are tabletop RPGs. Can’t someone make a computer game that does as well? Rated 18, is Shadow of Mordor a candidate for this prestigous role – the best Middle Earth computer game of all time? […]

The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Review: A Peculiarly Amazing RPG

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This week I reviewed The Ministry Initiative: The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Before I dig into the meat of the review I have a couple of things I’d like to note. First, I’m a systems person. If you read the Age of Electrotech review, you already know what I’m going to say next; I’m going […]

The weakest class will thrive with The Adequate Commoner

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J.M. Perkins has a great idea for Pathfinder and other RPGs. This isn’t a sourcebook that brings in even more powers. This is a sourcebook, if published, that will look at the weakest class in the game. [Back this Campaign] The Kickstarter asks for $2,500. It’s going to hit that goal so it’s a good […]

The Evil DM chair

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How’s this for a robust chair for your evil DM? Created by Yaara Dekel and submitted to Design Boom this chair really is the clever juxtaposition of the familiar with the unfamiliar. The design is known as “Thonet” who’s style is characterised with a minimal look, round lines and monstrous shadow forms. Dekal calls this […]

Short film: Shadow of Mordor

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YouTuber’s Corridor Digital have put together this short film set in Middle-earth to support the launch of the computer RPG “Shadow of Mordor”. No surprise then that the film is also Shadow of Mordor and features Lord of the Rings orcs and goblins trying to chase down a pesky human. The question – will hard […]

Future fantasy: A first look at Tides of Numenera

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The unofficial sequel to Planescape: Torment and official computer RPG for Monte Cooke’s Numenera is Torment: Tides of Numenera. You can watch 3 minutes of “pre-alpha footage” here. That’s awfully early in the cycle but it still looks good. What you get in your 3 preview are clips for choice-based focus of the game and […]

World War Fhtagn: A Review of Achtung! Cthulhu: Investigator’s Guide

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Alternate worlds provide heady potential for gaming groups. With a little knowledge and a wealth of imagination, you can turn something commonplace in an extraordinary gaming experience. Sometimes, those experiences go to dark places, but then we need to show some respect and understand the difference between reality and the fictional world. When it comes […]

Yep, there’s a gadget for that: Age of Electrotech review

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The Age of Electrotech (Radiance House) is an expansion for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game system and seeks to stand technology alongside the more typical swords and magic of the fantasy RPG fare. Before I delve too deep, I want to take a moment to explain my focus for this review. I’m a systems geek. Most […]