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The Laundry

Well, imagine what would happen if James Bond was investigating cultists of the Elder Gods instead of terrorists, but he was working for the civil service. Well, yes, I know that technically he does work for the civil service already, smarty-pants. The civil service with its bureaucratic elements hugely magnified then. Honestly.

Sunken Empires Web Enhancement

By Thilo Graf  This pdf from Open Design is 8 pages, 1/2 page is taken up by SRD. The pdf kicks off with 5 new spells: Cold Snap (Drd 3, Sor/Wiz 3): Damage enemy with cold, Con- damage, staggered Desiccate (Drd 2, Sor/Wiz 2): Damage enemies, especially aquatic ones and fatigue them for a short…
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Incantations in Theory and Practice

Ever wondered how non-castes use those nifty little curses, rituals and other tools to utterly screw the lives of other people? How and why their rituals entail a sacrifice they are loathe to pay and try to avoid? What the potential consequences of their failure might be?

A Game of Thrones LCG exhaustive review

I have played A Game of Thrones about a dozen times now. Most of the matches have been in the 2 player format, only 1 so far has been in the 4 player format. This is important to note as the perspective of my review will mostly be from a 2 player format. However save for multiplayer titles, all the game mechanics and such work the same

Summoner Wars Review

Summoner Wars, released in 2009 by Plaid Hat Games, the brainchild of Colby Dauch, is a fast, card-based battle game. Although primarily a two player game, there are rules for up to four players.