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Altered Earth: Corebook

“It is said that this planet was once green and full of life. They also say that a great civilization stretched across the entire globe. We can never be sure, for all we know of this forgotten civilization comes from the crumbling ruins that lie buried deep beneath the sands of the wastes.

Hellas–A World of Sun and Stone

We wouldn’t be the civilisation we are now if the Greeks hadn’t been there. OK, OK, the same could be said about the Romans and other ancient civilisations, but they are not what Hellas is all about.

The Path of Kane: A Review

The Path of Kane by Pinnacle Entertainment Group is part of the Savage World campaign setting which is based on the work of Robert Howard. This particular product is 225 pages of adventure goodness. The aesthetics of the work are beautiful. The typesetting and graphic design are bold and endearing. The artwork is brilliantly selected – it is raw and untamed which reflects the setting.

I think Wizards of the Coast has got it right.

Yes, my dear friends, I believe that WOTC has got it right with their current tendency. Or at least, with the way they’re going through.

A World of Difference

Too often, game masters design their worlds around “the basics”. Elves inhabit the woods; dwarves live in the mountains. While this may have worked well for Tolkien, it has simply been done to death. Oh, it can be nice at first, because everyone can easily figure their background, but eventually it gets dull. Why not start out with a new beginning?