Xu Xinmin is an extremely talented illustrator from China. He shares his work on Deviant Art and Sina. He draws some fantastic mech and tech. I especially love his bulky and yet strangely graceful large machines. At the same time, Xu creates some breathtaking fantasy locations with mystery and depth.
Shuxing Li is an artist and illustrator from China who shares their art online. He works in Shanghai for Perfect World. These pictures are fantastic inspiration for any Dungeon Master or GM looking for a backdrop for a scene or a setting to blow their players’ mind. Li is as imaginative as he is talented.
Last week Geek Native shared a free to download Lex Arcana Quickstarter. This is an alternative Rome with fantasy mixed in and a world where Divination stopped the Empire from falling. It’s a game that first came out in 1993 and has built a huge following in Europe and has some of the world’s most […]
Depending on where you are you might already be a big fan of Lex Arcana. It’s a hugely popular game. The Dark Eye is very popular in Germany, for example, and Trudvang Chronicles in Sweden. as Lex Arcana is an alternative history fantasy game in which the powers of divination magic kept the Roman Empire […]
I love this art. I can’t quite tell you why but I think it would be perfect for Palladium Book’s RIFTS RPG series. Perhaps it’s the whole range of worlds and action-packed energy? You can see a lot more of Taini’s superb and inspirational art over at Talexi Art and his blog. I think you […]
Researchers from the University of Oklahoma, led by the psychologist Stephanie C. Stern, suggest that fans of fantasy and sci-fi genre have more realistic believes about romantic relationships compared to those who read romance or even highbrow fiction. What’s going on? In the research paper What you read and what you believe: Genre exposure and […]
British retailer Carphone Warehouse has put a Massive Movie Calendar online. It’s part of their broadband section, so I guess that’s a nod at the fact we tend to stream out movies these days. You’re supposed to use the calendar to find out what to watch today, and they’ve mapped events in the movies, I […]
Back in March 2016, we got to share these D&D kittens! The artist is Kyonghiwan Kim who shares plenty of his art on Facebook. Kim doesn’t just draw kittens and he is a talent worth showcasing so let’s sample a few more. These illustrations seem to hold back on the colour and yet step forward […]
Neal Hanson is a fantastic concept artist who works on big, AAA, games. His titles include games like Second Son and Guild Wars 2. You can see a sample of his work below or check out other galleries over at Concept Art World, blogspot and even Facebook.
Some artists are good enough to be better known in the West than they are. One of the problems is tracking down the origin of the work. Naver has a profile for Useumi which takes us to Red Hong Studio and there we find out about the concept and visual artist Hong Il, An. Just […]