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Kickstarter/Indiegogo of the Week: Belial #2

Belial is a 32 page action adventure hell comedy about the original creator of Hell. Lucifer has taken his domain from him, and after centuries of wasting away in a crummy bar he’s had enough! Now, with his impish cohort Linc and bar manager/former general Mammon, he seeks to take his powers back from the Four Horsemen and usurp Lucifer to once more be the ruler of all Hell!

Co-created by Shaun Barbour and Chuck Pineau this is more than just a comedic take on Hell. This is a chance for both creators to bring their sense of fun to comics, to temporarily ignore the shitstorm that is our world right now, and just laugh and enjoy.

If you read my review the other day, you’ll know that I very much enjoyed Issue #1 and I’m looking forward to getting my hands on Issue #2...

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Kickstarter/Indigogo of the Week: Ultimate Articulated Cardboard Comic Book Action Cut-Outs

Every now and then something new and exciting crosses my desk. With my recent review of Muffenman #1 came another really cool Kickstarter project that includes Muffenman and many –MANY– more great characters. The campaign for the Ultimate Articulated Cardboard Comic Book Action Cut-Outs is chalked full of some legendary indie comic characters, in a medium that you’ll likely not see anywhere else. As the title implies, these characters have been turned into fully articulated cardboard cutouts, mounted on magnetic backings. What that means is you can turn your refrigerator into an indie-hero battleground of epic proportions.

Creator Luanga ‘Lue’ Nuwame, is best known for his YouTube YouTube channel The Homemade Game Guru...

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo of the Week: New Bristol.

To a broad segment of the RPG world, one of the largest and most popular systems is Savage Worlds. Over the years I’ve seen a ton of games built around the Savage Worlds engine, but I’ve simply never had the time or opportunity to dig into it. As a result, I see the logo and just pass by. That is in no way a negative judgment, simply reality of our limited and linear time. The reason I bring that up is to frame where I’m coming from in this Spotlight. I didn’t come across it via the Savage Worlds community, but rather from Endless Realms, which I’ve reviewed in some detail...

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Kickstarter/Indigogo of the Week- Gruff: Whispers of Madness

So, yesterday we brought you a CrowdFUNding PREVIEW of Gruff: Whispers of Madness. Between that, and the four previous reviews we’ve done, there are plenty of opportunities to read more about what Gruff is and how you play. So I’m going to keep all that pretty short here. I should also note, that some of the details in our PREVIEW have already changed from what is included at the start of this campaign.

Gruff is a non-collectable tactical card game. Each player will select a Shepard who has their own unique stats and abilities. Then they select three mutated, weaponized, goats (called Gruffs) to be their herd. Like Shepherds, each Gruff has a unique Special Ability...

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PREVIEW of Gruff:Whispers of Madness

Editor’s note: The following preview is based on a playable, but not finalized, product; in advance of a crowdfunding campaign.
Update: Some of the details in this preview have already changed from what is written here.-dc]

When Studio Woe puts out a new set for their game, Gruff, they don’t just toss a bunch of new cards at the world. They build on the lore of this world they’ve created. Because of that, I like to open my reviews with the “story so far” from the rulebook in question.

“Once upon a time, […redacted…] the Shepards of Woe!”

Nope! This is only a preview, I’m not spoiling it for you.

Alrighty, for those readers who are new to The Rat Hole, let me give you a touch of background. I’ve been lucky enough to review the previous four Gruff releases, and last ...

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