I am deeply, deeply afraid.
Tired of the way all computer games and video games are the same? So is Ernest Adams, a game developer who’s worked for Bullfrog among other high-profile PC game companies. He’s taken the Dogme 95 rules that made a splash
Here’s the best result on Living Room Games’ Random Grimness Table, intended to keep role-playing sessions from getting too lighthearted: 86-90: Sun disappears for a moment, with no apparent cause, as an old man comes out. He points at the
Relics & Rituals,the new D&D3/D20 book from Sword & Sorcery Studios, lists a ton of magic items and spells. However, Sword & Sorcery intentionally doesn’t give prices for any of them (too world-specific). Since having the price of an item
Is that like jumbo shrimp? Nevermind. The Mage Knight miniatures game will bring dragons into play this coming June. The Great Fire Dragon will be 6″ tall, have a 9″ wingspan, and four combat dials built into its 6″ base.
After Wizards of the Coast announced their , it should come as no surprise that Decipher is now buying the company that runs the Star Trek Fan Club, FANtastic Media. Founders of both the Star Wars and Star Trek fan
In an agressive move, Games Unplugged is going monthly starting this month. Here’s a look ahead at what this year’s issues will contain. My previous place of employment, Gamers.com, was supposed to be part of this month’s Best gaming sites
Chaosium announced plans for the first supporting product for Dragon Lords of Melnibone, their D20 setting. Slaves of Fate places the adventurers on a Vilmirian slave ship as captives. After that, things get difficult. Slaves of Fate is scheduled for
I’m thinking “Action Man: The Collectible Dice Game.” Yeah, it’s an old joke, but more “synergy” products are definitely in WotC’s future at this point… I’d say discuss amongst yourselves, but we have no message board. (And I must scream.)
Your favorite toy giant and mine, Hasbro, has announced additional layoffs of 100 more employees. This is in addition to the 750 employees they already laid off in December of last year. According to CEO Alan G. Hassenfeld, “We don’t
The official announcement of Decipher’s plans for the Lord of the Rings CCG went up on their site today. Decipher has the rights to make a card game for each movie in New Line’s trilogy, and they plan to take
In the mid ’90s, Omni Gaming Products made a valiant effort to purchase the Torg licence from West End Games. Their ideas for Torg would have set the game back on course, repairing the ugliness that had accumulated in the
The Society for Creative Anachronism (sca.org) is a medieval reenactment society that puts on events that range from feasts to giant wars in full armor. Wargy is a one day event on the 10th of February in San Jose, California,
Expanding Atlas’ Penumbra D20 adventure series, The Tide of Years is a new, 48 page quest involving deep sea diving and a crystal that manipulates time itself. Written by Michelle A. Brown Nephew (wife of Atlas President John Nephew), the
Mythrole Games, publishers of digitally-distributed analog card games such as Night of the Ill-Tempered Squirrel, will be publishing a full line of D20 material, according to tragically misinformed sources. Mythrole put out a non-confirmation last week. From the press release: