Supplement Review: The City of 10 Rings by MJ Alishah from Aetheric Dreams

There are many fantastic realms of fantasy in fiction ripe for the picking for setting ideas. Obviously the world of Middle Earth from Tolkien is very popular as are the lands of Greek myth, the tales of King Arthur, the world of Robin Hood, and many others. But often I think we forget about the . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: The City of 10 Rings by MJ Alishah from Aetheric Dreams

Supplement Review: Shadowlands: Secrets of the Tainted Adventure Arc (PFRPG) by John Maki from BlackStar Studios

Back in the fall of 2011, I backed a Kickstarter project from BlackStar Studios to see what the world of Shadowlands was all about (they have a new Kickstarter going as well – check out the links at the bottom for more). Largely that decision was made based on the art that appeared on the . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Shadowlands: Secrets of the Tainted Adventure Arc (PFRPG) by John Maki from BlackStar Studios

The Gassy Gnoll: ‘Tis the Season of Change…

The time change always throws this Gassy Gnoll for a loop. Not sure if it’s the lack of sleep (is losing an hour, even on a Sunday, really necessary?) or the aggravation of changing clocks or adjusting schedules that affects me, but it does. So between the time change and the fact that we are . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: ‘Tis the Season of Change…

Supplement Review: Midgard Adventures: The Raven’s Call by Wolfgang Baur and Kobold Press

First level adventures are always a tricky thing to pull off. Do you go easy on a new wave of heroes? Do you smack the new heroes around a bit? Do you up the ante and make it possible for a TPK?

Well, honestly I think all of those possibilities are up to the combination . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Midgard Adventures: The Raven’s Call by Wolfgang Baur and Kobold Press

Magazine Review: Gygax Magazine #1

Before I get to the wonderments of Gygax Magazine #1, I have to set the stage a bit…

When Kobold Quarterly announced it was closing its doors on the magazine, I was crushed. Years before I struggled with the decision whether to subscribe to the classic Dragon or Dungeon magazines of our youth. But other . . . → Read More: Magazine Review: Gygax Magazine #1

Supplement Review: Midgard Adventures: To the Edge of the World by Wolfgang Baur and Open Design

The concept of a flat earth is one that has often teased my creative spirit to write about. There’s just something about the idea of finding an edge to the world and sailing off that offers tons of fodder for my overactive imagination. Questions abound such as “Is it always ocean?” “What’s over the edge?” . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Midgard Adventures: To the Edge of the World by Wolfgang Baur and Open Design

Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 3

As I continue my journey into Midgard reading the Midgard Campaign Setting, Chapter 3 suggests that I need to explore what it means to be at a “Crossroads.” A few such crossroads in history come to mind, such as the ancient cities of Rome and Constantinople. There’s the mythological connotation of a crossroads representing someplace . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 3

Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 2

Slowly I’m working my way through my review pile… But one book I started recently is going to require a few trips before I’m done. (For part 1 of the review, check here.) The Midgard Campaign Setting is not just a lengthy tome detailing the various corners of a flat world populated by myths and . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 2

Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 1

Welcome to the first part of the review for the Midgard Campaign Setting book from Wolfgang Baur, Jeff Grub, Brandon Hodge, Christina Stiles, and Dan Voyce from Open Design. That’s right… This will be another multi-part review. There are simply too many parts to this book to handle it in one go without glossing over . . . → Read More: Supplement Review: Midgard Campaign Setting by Wolfgang Baur and the Open Design team, Part 1

App Review: Midgard Atlas for iOS from Open Design and WyvernX

The realms of Wolfgang Baur‘s Midgard setting have been revealed slowly over the last many months as Open Design has been working on a slew of titles – Midgard Campaign Setting tome, Journeys to the West, Midgard Tales, and more… And many of us have been eagerly anticipating learning more about this world we’ve only . . . → Read More: App Review: Midgard Atlas for iOS from Open Design and WyvernX

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