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Adventure creation: Endings are beginnings. The G*M*S Academy

Adventure creation: Endings are beginnings

Adventure creation can be tremendous fun, but sometimes we find ourselves without inspiration to get our mojo flowing and starting from the end can give us that little bit of spark to get our adventures going. In this video I want to explore adventure creation starting at the end, and how to make that end…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room with Uwe Eickert and Mare Nostrum

By Paco Garcia Jaen Academy Games is currently in Kickstarter with a new version of a game called Mare Nostrum; a game of building empires, defending territories, building alliances and managing lots of resources. The company has had massive successes in the past with games like Fief – France 1429, 1775 Rebellion, Freedon – The…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room; 1775: Rebellion

Academy Games and its charismatic leader are well known for producing historical games that are, as it happen, easy and fun to play without compromising on historic accuracy. In this case 1775 deals with the the start for the American Revolution after Britain imposes unwelcome new taxes. Yeah… that was me being understating. Anyway, there…
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Podcast Episode- The Boardgame Review Room: Freedom – The Underground Railroad

Slavery has played a horrific role in the history of many countries for a very, very long time. Far from being a thing of the past, slavery is still very present in modern day and efforts to eradicate it continue. Learning from history is probably the best way to understand where we come from and…
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Haunting of Soldragon Academy

This adventure from Headless Hydra Games is 27 pages long, 1 page front/back cover, half a page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving 24.5 pages of adventure, so let’s check it out!