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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Frankenstein’s Bodies with Andrew Harman

Frankenstein is one of the most lovable “monsters” of literature. The nature of its genesis, the helplessness, the unfairness of the time and situation… It’s a truly sad and tragic story. To say that movies, plays, paintings, sculptures and pretty much any art expression you can think of has been used to illustrate and otherwise…
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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast Episode 79–Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein

At last, after too long of waiting, and not without some host coordination issues, we are back to bring you more RPG goodness and more interviews. Huzzah!

In this episode Dale and I talk about the recently reprint of the AD&D games by Wizards of the Coast. Together with the release of old modules and material in PDF through DriveThruRPG.com, there are also a small number of physical books you can get your hands on if you so wish. But is there a point to that, or are you better off buying the books in the second hand market?

Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein free maps

Iain Lowson, the creator of Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein, has announced today that the downloads page has been updated with new and free material. First up are the two Map Packs of Promethea. These are brand new as of the 1st of July.  (Please note, the map download is for personal use only.…
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Tobynstein

This game comes from a Spanish company called Homo Ludicus(yes, yes… I can also make tons of jokes about the name and no, none of them were that funny) and, although you wouldn’t be blamed for not knowing them, they have a very impressive catalogue of games! And they are all in Spanish and English, with very decent translation, so nothing to fear regarding the country of origin.

Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein–Resistance

Dr. Frankenstein has got it right. He has found the secret to combine body parts successfully and create life. The Creature is born. The Creature becomes the Creature and despises his creator. His creator becomes immortal. He also becomes the king of Promethea. Oh, and he screws things up. Very, very badly, so the country is kind of a Yemen + North Korea type of regime where you can get chopped to pieces and reassembled for no reason. And it is pretty hopeless.