Buffy is back in a trade book telling her origin. After all these years, though, what’s left to add to a series that is over? Do we still care about her origin?Read More
Dial H for Hero from DC seems to get a reboot every other year. That’s because it is about a magical dial, the H-dial, which allows a person to become a hero by dialing H-E-R-O. The dial causes its possessor to become a superhero with a new name, costume, and unique powers—every time.Read More
WRITTEN BY: BRUNO FALBA
ART BY: DAVIDE FABBRI AND CHRISTIAN DALLA VECCHIA
COLORS BY: DOMENICO NEZITI
TRANSLATION BY: IVANKA HAHNENBERGER
LETTERS BY: GEMMA SHELDRAKE
1944, Beaches of Golden Sands, Normandy. General Rommel gives the last instructions to the members of the Axis forces for the defense of the Norman front. Among them, four young German soldiers. On the other side of the Channel, Robert Capa, a war photographer, Hard Gund, an American naturalized German, and two other G.I. from the Easy Company are briefed on Operation Overlord. In a few days, between the whistling of the bullets and the crunch of mortar explosions, Germans and Americans will experience fear, tears and death. Their blood will dye the sand of the red one that will become the infamous “Omaha Beach”
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I feel like I’ve won the RPG lottery lately. The last few games I’ve reviewed have been some of the most stellar I’ve read in ages. Planet Mercenary is no different. Actually, that’s not true. It’s something completely different.
Last week I posted a review on Book 13 of the Schlock Mercenary webcomic that Planet Mercenary takes place in, over on Geekorama.net. There are lots of games based on comics, but Planet Mercenary is based literally IN the comic. As in, you aren’t just playing a game about the characters in the comics, you ARE the characters in the comic, playing this game. The game is written from the point of view of weapons retailer Planet Mercenary, as a way for their customer’s hired grunts to learn how to not die in combat, by roleplaying constantly dying in combat.
That comb...Read More