Exile Game Studios Spills the Beans on Mars!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Foreign Correspondent Gets Scoop of the Century! Coming soon to a Kickstarter Activity Feed near you is a long-anticipated project from Exile Game Studio that promises to reveal a whole new world of adventure. According to Jeff Combos, the Great Nazi-Smashing, T-Rex of the Galaxy himself, the project should … Continue reading

Tempering the Man of Steel

I am not one who makes a habit of following Superman. I respect the challenges faced by authors who must write compelling stories for such a complex and powerful character, but other than the foundation of self-control and morality on which he is built, Superman holds little attraction for me as entertainment. All that said, … Continue reading

Shadowscast Volume 2 Episode 2

This episode of Shadowscast, the second of Volume 2, presents more short segments on game ideas for Korea as a setting ranging from the supernatural to the curiously epicurean; one segment on the boundaries, inspiration, and limitations of art and visual aids in gaming and GMing; as well as some other odds and ends. For … Continue reading

The Morrow Project Pre-Release: Character Generation

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For me, the character creation rules are often the window I use for getting a good understanding of how an RPG is intended to be interpreted and implemented. This section tends to be my first, best source of first impressions. Digging into my Pre-Release copy of The Morrow Project, I was quickly given the sense … Continue reading

Kicking my own tires as a Kickstarter backer

I reviewed my ‘backed projects’ list on Kickstarter this month in reaction to a late project I have backed and the accommodating comments posted in response to a late and frankly insulting update from the project manager. After posting a polite, fact-filled response to this nonsense, I began to wonder about the whole idea of backing … Continue reading

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