At the start of the month Paizo Publishing announced Pathfinder 2. We’ve already asked one question about the timing with “has Pathfinder 2e come too soon after Starfinder?” but there’s an equally important one. Have they left it too late? D&D has had a huge 12 months and that is partly (largely) due to streaming […]
Archives for March 2018
A world in which everyone has a magical animal ally: Familiars of Terra
The land of Tir is gorgeous but it is still rebuilding after a devastating war. It’s the setting for Angry Hampster Publishing’s Familiars of Terra RPG. The quickstart rules have been available on DriveThru RPG for free since February. I’ve read and enjoyed them. Familiars of Terra feels like a very different game from the […]
Tasty D&D cupcakes!
These impressive Dungeons & Dragon cupcakes are the work of Bianca Thomas. What do you see there? The Beholder stands out clearly to me as especially awesome! Can you buy them? Nope… made for her gaming group. However, Bianca runs the Etsy store BonBonAnon so you can get in touch and browse through her handmade […]
Do note poke the Deep Ones and other Cthulhu coasters
[I wnt these] Etsy retailer Creations STG have these excellent Cthulhu themed coasters for sale. They’re exactly what you’d want to have on your gaming table for friends visiting to play Call of Cthulhu or if you’ve a D&D Warlock with a certain patron… I especially like that three of the four coasters are straight […]
Yo ho ho: A review of Sea of Thieves comic book #1
I enjoyed watching people play Microsoft’s Sea of Thieves during the beta. It looked like a proper sailing simulator and the crew mechanic was nice. In fact, I can see Twitch and Patreon perks quickly being used in conjunction with populating a crew. Titan Comics has a comic book from writer Jeremy Whitley coming out […]
Pacific Rim Extinction miniatures game comes to Kickstarter
River Horse, the company behind the Highlander board game and the Labyrinth board game has a new license. It’s Pacific Rim! The Kickstarter went live today, is already more than 200% funded and you can follow it here. [Back this Kickstarter] At the time of writing you’ve 22 days to join in but the £35,000 […]
Harry Potter game flees Kickstarter and goes private
Last month we had news from Knight Models that they had a Harry Potter mini game ready to take to Kickstarter. Today, even the teaser video has been pulled from YouTube. So, what’s going on? The Knight Models’ Facebook page had the game would only be sold to people in the pre-order. However, their website […]
The mad computer game Denny’s Diner backed
Geek Native gets no shortage of indie game designers wanting attention for their Kickstarter or Steam projects. Maybe we even had the heads up about Skymap Games’ mad Bacon Man Kickstarter… but we missed it. Denny’s didn’t. we just backed "Bacon Man: An Adventure" on @Kickstarter because it looks tight cc: @skymapgames http://t.co/MYuz7otdYO — Denny's […]
Genre Police: Oh The Horror!
Over the next few columns we are going to be diving into Horror. While we’ve looked at topics that have bordered the genre before, we haven’t dived right into its black heart. The problem with horror is that it very quickly divides into a massive set of sub-genre specifics. Poe, Lovecraft, King, Bright, Barker are […]
What should Paizo change for Pathfinder 2nd Edition?
A week ago Paizo announced Pathfinder 2nd Edition. Geek Native has been talking to gamers about the announcement and it seems some people think Pathfinder 2e comes too close to Starfinder RPG. Some people disagree. Are you a Pathfinder fan? What do you hope to see addressed in this new edition? What changes would you […]