I got this book at Dragonmeet pretty much by accident. I stumbled upon it in the second hand table and, because it was cheap and it was colourful, I bought it. Little did I know I was going to enjoy it so much and what it kept inside!
One of my most admired RPG writers and players of all time is Monte Cook. Monte’s understanding of setting, intrigue, balance and the relationship with the player is pretty amazing. His ability to actually come up with new ideas that can be brought to fruition is also pretty staggering.
For the last few days I have been reading the excellent Designers & Dragons from Mongoose Publishing. If you haven’t read my review on that book yet, please do read it. I mention there all the reasons you need to want to have this book on your shelves.
First, though, a bit of an announcement that has only reached this humble podcaster in the last 48 hours. G*M*S Magazine and the G*M*S Magazine Podcast have been awarded with the Game Genius Gold Awards for the best Game Blog Company and Best Game Podcast.
Today we have a very special co-host guest! Rather than the usual Mark Rivera to aid Paco Garcia-Jaen in his endeavours; author Sarah Newton has jumped on the wagon to bring you the news from GenCon you never knew you wanted to hear!