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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight – The Dinosaur Protocol (for Savage Worlds)

The Dinosaur Protocol (for Savage Worlds)

A post-apocalyptic table top role playing game of adventure and discovery in the jungles and plains of a world grown wild and strange.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/battlefieldpress/the-dinosaur-protocol-for-savage-worlds

Disclaimer – I am friends with one of the authors of this Kickstarter, Jonathan M. Thompson.

When I first heard about this Kickstarter, I thought it would be so cool to play as Dinosaurs. Reading it more closely though it’s actually about playing as humans with Dinosaurs on the Earth.  The main setting is about how Dinosaurs have returned to modern day times, but there are several other alternative settings to use the rule sets with.

I have only used one Battlefield Press book in the past and that was the Gaslight: Vi...

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Kickstarter Spotlight – Robotech RPG Tactics

For this Kickstarter Spotlight, we’re not celebrating a KS that deserves more support, we are talking about one massive one that has gone awry.  Kickstarter has successfully funded a lot of great nerdy and fun projects, but there’s been a few big failures as well.

We inform you of this so you’ll be aware when you do support a KS and you’re well informed of the pros and cons of a supporting a KS.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rrpgt/robotech-rpg-tacticstm

Palladium Books

Palladium is a long time maker of Table Top Role Playing Games.  I knew them as a young high school kid because they made the Robotech RPGs.  It was quite thrilling to play in the world that I saw on TV.

Years later with the board game boom, they did a Kickstarter for Robotech® RPG Tactics (RRT), a fast paced s...

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LotFP Rules & Magic Review

Lamentations of the Flame Princess
Player Core Book: Rules & Magic

History lesson time, kids!  Back around the year 2000, Wizards of the Coast created the Open Gaming Licence (OGL) and applied it to all of the older Dungeons & Dragons editions they had previously acquired with the purchase of TSR, Inc. While they did try to back peddle this license with the 4th Edition of D&D, they soon saw that it provided a huge boon to both the industry and their own business.  It allowed other publishers to create content that could bring new players to their own products. It also started a new style of RPG games, generally known as the Old School Renaissance or Old School Revival (OSR). Many of the these are simply D&D “retro-clones”...
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Tips and tricks to make you a better gamer by Daniel Daubenspeck

Hello gamers, and welcome to the first installment of “Under the Tabletop”!  In this series I’ll discuss ways you can expand your role-playing, tackle tough problems at the gaming table, and take advantage of various tips and tricks for an overall better tabletop experience.

In this first article I’ll be discussing the most important thing to enjoying your tabletop experience: being a good gamer.  This has nothing to do with how well you build a character or how amazing you are at tactical combat and bypassing challenges, but how you approach being part of a gaming group...

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Folklore: The Affliction Returns!

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Greetings friends!
Though the weather is just starting to catch up, the season of Samhain is upon us! As Autumn’s cold tendrils unfurl, something wicked stirs in shallow graves. Having just about put the last nail in the fulfillment coffin for Folklore: The Affliction, we now return to find the casket empty. It seems as though this massive RPG in a box has unearthed itself, to walk among us once more in all its ghastly horrors…
That’s right! Folklore is coming back to Kickstarter for a second printing. Starting on All Hallow’s Eve (October 31st) you can join us on an adventure of dark, twisted fun...
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