If you follow Tidebreaker’s creator, Nick Butler, he always presents as a humble, down-to-Earth, and positive guy. These qualities come through in the game’s writing.
This is a guest review from John Tuckey, and he is not a fan of the newly released Shadowrun 6e.
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 […]
For those of you who just want to hear the bottom line, here it is: Nova Praxis: Savage Worlds Edition is more or less exactly what you would expect. If you like the freaky transhuman setting but don’t like the Fate system, then the Savage Worlds take on it may be more your cup of […]
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 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 […]
Once again, I have been tasked (albeit a happy one) with a review of another Murdoch Mystery. Once again I have had the opportunity to visit Toronto in the 1890’s and catch up with Detective William Murdoch (who is a thoroughly nice guy), and life is still hard and the weather cold. In this latest […]
What’s this? A book featuring Sherlock Holmes, arguably the world’s greatest detective (unless you count Danger Mouse1) and the supernatural? How could this work, and should it even be attempted? Luckily for me, instead of discounting the novel as some form of sacrilege, recently I had my views broadened from reading an interesting article from […]
“Five Friends Go To A Remote Cabin In The Woods. Bad Things Happen. If You Think You Know The Story, Think Again.” The Cabin In The Woods is the official movie novelisation of the self-named film. The film was directed by Joss Whedon, of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Avengers fame in partnership with […]
Depending how your festive period went and perhaps how much liquid lubrication was involved in your Hogmanay celebrations; time travel may sound like a good idea. However, changing even a small event can have serious unforeseen consequences, so what would be the effect of saving the Titanic? This is the premise for the “The company […]