Author: Paco G. Jaen

Lands of Adventure – RPG Review

Lands of Adventure – Porphyra clocks in at 24 pages, 1 page front cover, 3 pages of SRD, leaving us with 20 pages of content, so let’s take a look! So, first things first: Lands of Adventure is a supplement for the Porphyra RPG, the currently continuation of Pathfinder 1’s rules that is currently being designed by Purple Duck games. The Porphyra RPG seeks to streamline a few aspects, but other wise has the ambition of being 100% PFRPG 1 compatible. Thus, while I will designate Porphyra RPG books as such, you should have no problems whatsoever using them...

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Jonny Hodgson and Bang and Twang!

Jonny Hodgson has been a friend since I pretty much got into RPG media. Approachable as few, he has a stellar career that has recently seen some massive changes. What is he up to now? Talking to Jonny Hodgson is always fun and knowing that he is changing what he does and how he makes a living, I had to ask a few questions of my own. He has been a part of the art world in the RPG business for decades and his style has given a distinctive look to many, many books both in Fantasy and Science...

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Fear Itself – RPG Review

Fear Itself clocks in at 91 pages, 1 page front cover, 3 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, leaving us with 86 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?  Fear Itself was moved forward on my review-queue due to me receiving a physical copy in exchange for an unbiased and critical review. We begin this variant of the GUMSHOE system with a disclaimer that kind of makes me sad for its necessity: Fear Itself is, more so than ToC, Esoterrorists or Night’s Black Agents a hardcore horror-game. PCs will die. Uncomfortable topics will be mentioned and...

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We Be Dragons – RPG Review

We BeDragons clocks in at 24 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRd, leaving us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look! If the appropriation of Paizo’s slogan for Goblin-PC adventures was no clear indicator– We Be Dragons is set apart by one very crucial factor: The PCs are all dragons! While it is possible to use appropriate regular dragons, the module’s base premise works imho best if you use the plentiful pregens included. 9 of these are provided, all clocking in at CR 4 and representing, as a whole, a pretty...

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Glavost: a Fairy Tale Village – RPG Review

Glavost:  a Fairy Tale Village clocks in at 19 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look! Before we do, though: Since this is Playground Adventures: Glavost:  a Fairy Tale Village featured first in the absolutely, I can’t emphasize this enough, STELLAR “Pixies on Parade”-module – I VERY MUCH suggest getting this module! As for age-range, I consider this appropriate for ages 4 and up if the kid in question is pretty mature; more sensitive kids can consider some components a bit more creepy,...

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Children of Orion: The Venu Sourcebook

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