Author: Paco G. Jaen

Game On Tabletop: The Interview room Podcast

Game On Tabletop is a fairly new crowdfunding platform that was born out of the desire to cater to the board and roleplaying games community. Is it worth considering? The idea of Game On Tabletop is a really interesting one. Considering that games have been a huge amount of the money that has gone through the Kickstarter doors, having a business that caters specifically for us, game backers and game creators sounds like a very good idea to me. Considering the stiff competition out there, how is it going to fare? I spoke with Laura Hoffmann, spokesperson for the...

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Icarus from Renegade Games: Unboxing

Icarus came out in Kickstarter in 2018 to be delivered in 2019. I backed it because I am a bit of a sucker for narrative RPGs, but is this game worth the amount of money you have to pay to get your hands on it? I tell you! Icarus is a #ttrpg that comes in a box with a fair number of #cards and #dice rather than the more traditional #rpg that come in book form. In Icarus we play a civilisation that is slowly decaying and falling apart and we are witnessing it’s last few moments. With a...

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Blades and Blasters. Interview with Seth Tomlinson

Blades and Blasters is a book created by Seth Tomlinson that funded in Kickstarter in 2018 and in 2019 has seen the light. It mixes science fiction and fantasy. But does it do it well? In Blades and Blasters you can find all you need to add alien invasions to your games. That is what caught the attention of this book. Although I could not do a review right away, at least I could do the interview and find out about the book and its creator. As it happens, the book seems to be full of great ideas and...

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“Everyone is welcome at my table”? For real, Dear Some Straight Gamer?

Many times, when I ask people to consider adding or including LGTQI in their RPGs, I get back the argument “everyone’s welcome at my table”. I even hear that when I am trying to talk about having more LGBTQI in the books, not around the table. And yet, it invariably comes up. This video has been produced for www.gmsmagazine.com. Please help us by subscribing to the channel and liking/commenting on the videos. Firstly, are you being honest here? Because I sure as hell wouldn’t welcome just anyone at my table. Heck! A few days ago I told someone he...

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Children of Orion: The Venu Sourcebook

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