Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: New World Magischola- House Rivalry

Recently, I had the great pleasure of sitting down to play a preview of New World Magischola: House Rivalry, the new card game based in the world of the Magimundi. New World Magischola is a North American wizarding school concealed in the magical world known as the Magimundi. It was created by Learn Larp as the setting for their ridiculously popular multi-day LARP (Live Action Role Playing) events of the same name.

In House Rivalry, each player gets to be a young character in one of the houses that make up the student population of NWM. There are six main character cards, plus more whose names and likenesses will be based on Kickstarter backers, and five houses to choose from...

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The Dark North

Originally crowdfunded in 2015, this illustrated prose/art book fusion features five unique tales ranging from Norse mythology to science fiction. The Dark North showcases artwork by Scandinavia’s leading illustrators and concept artists Peter Bergting, Henrik Pettersson, Joakim Ericsson, Magnus Olsson, and Lukas Thelin, prose by Martin Dunelind, and a foreword by author and filmmaker Clive Barker!

It was interesting to learn from the above summary that this was originally brought to life thanks to crowdfunding. Whether or not that attempt to do so had been successful, which gladly it was, I hope it would have still been brought to the masses. Once you open up The Dark North and see the wonders within, you’ll be thankful that it happened regardless of the crowdfunding success.

This col...

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The Power of the Dark Crystal #6

Separated from Kensho, Thurma journeys out into the wilds of Thra to find her way home, alone and unaware of the wonders that stand before her and the dangers on her trail.

Can it be that we’re already at the halfway mark of this series? Granted, that’s nowhere as dramatic as saying that it’s the last issue, which lucky for us it is fortunately not. So while it leaves us now with only half the series left, this sixth issue of The Power of the Dark Crystal reminds us we have a great second part to look forward to.

Standing amidst her instinctive destruction by her impressive fire, Thurma wants to move on but is unable to cross the river before her. Out of nowhere on the creature summoned by the mystics, he swoops in and saves her...

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The Black Sable #1

September 19 is International Talk Like A Pirate Day so, to celebrate, I will write this entire article in pirate talk.

No, I won’t do that. That’s just a pain in the butt for you, the reader, and me, the pirate. I will, however, give you a review on the first issue of Zenescope’s new six part mini-series about space pirates, The Black Sable.

Here’s the pitch: one hundred years in the future “the age of pirates” has returned as mankind reaches the stars. Issue #1 starts right in on the action with a pirate raid on a lone Corporation freighter. After quickly overpowering the freighter’s crew, the captain draws an immediate line in the moral sand, as she (yes, the pirate captain is a woman) finds out the cargo is a shipment of slaves, whom she orders sent back to their homeworld...

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Jem and the Holograms: The Misfits: Infinite #2

Writer: Kelly Thompson
Art: Jenn St-Onge
Colors : Brittany Peer
Letters: Shawn Lee
Publisher: IDW Publishing

The Misfits have traveled to the city outside the wall of the alternative world Techrat has taken them to. Pizzazz is obsessed with finding out what has happened to this world’s Misfits. As the band travels through the city, they see how divided the citizens are outside the wall as opposed to the citizens who dwell within. As the band travels through the city, they happen upon this reality’s Kimber and Stormer. The band learns the fate of both Jem and The Holograms and The Misfits; Pizzazz is ready for war. But, they are called back by Jerrica and The Holograms are ready to take action.

Kelly Thompson has created a unique story here with alternate universes within this comic...

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