Welcome to the second episode of the G*M*S Magazine. The G*M*S Magazine podcast brings you reviews, interviews and opinion pieces about the world of role playing games, board games, card games and wargames. In this episode we have Jeff Mechlinsky, the creator and mind behind Age Past, a great new role playing game with a… Read more
I like to be surprised. I like new ideas, new concepts and new things. Unfortunately none of those things come often enough… though sometimes they do, and then it is nice! Awakened is one of those products. It’s not perfect, but it is indeed very, very interesting! Awakened starts with something having happened to the characters, even though they can’t remember what it is. Simply put, they wake up in a motel, away from home and not able to remember anything from the night before. Throughout the adventure, clues and flashbacks are presented to the players so they can start to remember what not just they have recently, but what connects them from their distant past.
Let me make this clear. I am sick and fed up of big companies selling us badly designed books. I am sick and fed up of companies selling us very expensive books we don’t need. I am sick and fed up of companies selling us fluff material that doesn’t enhance the gaming experience enough to justify the expense.