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Chronicles of Future Earth

Chronicles of Future Earth with Sarah Newton

Chronicles of Future Earth is a roleplaying game 20 years in the making that I had the honour of watching from the start. And now you’ll be lucky enough to enjoy too! When I met Sarah and she invited me and another work colleague to her home to play Chronicles of Future Earth, I had…
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Video Seminar – Past, Present and Future of RPGs

Always a fun topic to cover, this time I had the – as always – enormous pleasure of Sarah Newton’s company at the UK Games Expo to talk a bit about where RPGs are coming from, where they are now and we think they’re going. Some tough questions and answers and this time I didn’t…
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Back to the Future the Card Game

I expect that most of you have seen Back to the Future and possibly the 2 sequels. The original film has been a personal favourite and for many of us time travel is quite an intriguing proposition. So when Looney Labs created a card game based on the license, I thought it would be interesting to see what they did with it. Back to the Future, the Card Game, a game for 2-6 players age 11+ won the Best Traditional Card Game award at Origins 2011, so of course it should be something special, eh? Well let’s see…

Chronicles of Future Earth

By Paco Garcia Jaen 11 years ago I started playing a game with two friends from work. It was a home brew campaign. It was very detailed and very original and terrific fun. So much so that I still remember it 11 years after. That game has become now a fully grown world and that…
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Obsidian Twilight Campaign Setting

The sanctity of the world known as Abaddon was shattered when a global apocalyptic event of a meteor impacting the planet causing a destructive ecological and eldritch change. Now there is no day or night, just never ending twilight. An undead world ruled by fear and horror. Undead nightmares prowl the darkest forest with malevolent ghouls, grim demonic fiends and horrific vampires prey on a fearful populace. The world is dominated by the monstrously powerful immortal vampiric lich lord known as Calix Sabinus reigns supreme over this world. And with all this the mysterious force known as Nightwall. Evil dominates the world to be challenged by noble heroes fighting to take back a world that should belong to them. Are you willing to take up the fight?