Category: Role Playing Games

Roleplaying and board games with reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Savage Worlds

Savage Worlds was originally written by Shane Hensley, the creator of the very successful Deadlands roleplaying game in the 1990s. He also wrote Great Rail Wars, a set of miniatures rules that used the Deadlands ‘weird west’ setting for gunfights between cowboys, werewolves, Chinese tongs, zombies, you name it. While Deadlands was converted over to…
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Smallville Review

Apparently I review a lot of supers games these days, and the latest in that field is the Smallville RPG, newly released in PDF for $20 at RPGNow, and available in hardcopy at GenCon for $40. I’ll be honest…I’m not a big fan of the show.  I tried watching it in the early seasons, but got…
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Orcs of Stonefang Pass, a review

This is more like it for a game and a company the calibre ofDungeons and Dragons andWizards of the Coast. Although my previous posting about the Dark Sun adventure was far from complimentary,  WOTC has proven they can do it right when they want to. For starters the cover illustration is by one of the…
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Dark Sun: Fury of the Wastewalker

Dark Sun Let me put one thing straight from the moment go. I have been praying ( yes, praying) for Dark Sun to come back to publishing since the moment it was abandoned over a decade ago. It was my first setting I actually run when I was a young man and it was the…
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