For very many valid reasons, a lot of people like OSR games. To play in a style of games that resemble and replicate the original games from so many years ago. However, that movement has also received a lot of criticism for some...Read More
By Paco Garcia Jaen Alf Seegert is one of my darling designers and a dear friend of mine. Yes. He is a proper friend and I love him to bits. That means that this review is biased. Mind you, it doesn’t need to be because the game...Read More
Ever since RPGs were published and Gary Gigax and Dave Arneson had a dream of turning Dungeons & Dragons into a commercial product, art has place a huge part in the visual identity of roleplaying games. Probably one of the...Read More
FORMER QUEENSRYCHE GUITARIST JOINS DRAGON KINGS MUSICAL TEAM LAUNCHING NEW GAME WORLD WITH ROCK EPIC
LAS VEGAS, NV – July 2, 2013 – Guitarist Mike Stone, formerly of Grammy and MTV Video Music Award-winning progressive rock group Queensrÿche, has joined the musical team creating the trans-media project Dragon Kings. “It’s great...Read More
Second episode from the panels that took place at Conpulsion. Landscape art with Paul Bourne and Paul Canavan.
Both artists have extensive experience in creating landscape art in Role Playing games and Videogames and they’re only so happy to talk about their experiences, landscapes, software and the work they’ve done.
And with good reason. They’re bloody brilliant!Read More
You might have seen my video in which I wonder if Role Playing Games are art and give a few examples. Well, Rob and Jenn join me in this podcast to chat about it and discuss whether our hobby can be considered a work of art.Read More
A little while ago, Robert Sullivan, aka The Grumpy Celt, posed the question Are Games Art?
This is indeed a very tricky question to answer, as the concept of art is very subjective and some people consider things to be art forms only when they understand and respect that form of expression.
So, since the answer to the question Could Games Be Art? is a resounding yes, answering the question are they art is a different kettle of fish.Read More
In this episode Dale and I talk about Conception and the state of affairs for the indie conventions in the UK. Also talk about art direction and looks in RPG books. The conversation will take a more thorough and professional approach with Jon Hodgson, who was absolutely fantastic at answering rather tricky questions.Read More
One of my most admired RPG writers and players of all time is Monte Cook. Monte’s understanding of setting, intrigue, balance and the relationship with the player is pretty amazing. His ability to actually come up with new ideas that can be brought to fruition is also pretty staggering.Read More
Richard Borg has designed a series of games based on a similar system – Battle Cry, Memoir 44, Battlelore, Command & Colors Ancients and more latest incarnation of the system is Command & Colors Napoleonics. I’ve played them all and have a pretty good sense of how the core system works. Now just a couple pf points…Read More
This pdf from 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming is 52 pages long, 1 page front cover, 3 pages editorial and ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 blank page inside back cover and 1 page back cover, leaving 45 pages of content, so let’s check it out!Read More