May 27, 2018: Illuminated Site of the Week: The Best Offense Is A Psychic Defense

Steve Jackson Games - 3 hours 6 min ago
 Popular opinion has it when he died, Nicola Tesla was sitting on plans for a death ray. These were subsequently picked up when his hotel room was raided by secret government forces. MuckRock claims it was even worse than this, though. According to Tom Bearden – you may recall he champions the existence and use of free energy from "the vacuum" – not only did the Russians gain control of some of Tesla's offensive secrets, they had the best defense against them: Tesla shield technology. The famed engineer's energy howitzers could knock our missiles out of the sky, but any that got through would simply impact on the force field surrounding the offending silos and cities. And these cannons weren't limited to hitting us with electricity – they could also throw time at us. Yes, actual time, used as a payload to age or obliterate whatever it hit.

How do we all know this? Through the CIA's psychic research project, of course. This is one page that just keeps giving.

– Andy

Warehouse 23 News: Learn The Ropes As A Swashbuckler!

Learn some of the ropes of the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game – or teach a new player – while you're having an adventure! Pyramid #3/104: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game contains "Trapped in the Living Tomb," a complete, ready-to-play solo adventure. Here, you'll uncover the secrets of a strange predicament . . . or die trying! This issue also features more goodies to help you prepare for your crypt-crawling career. Download it today at Warehouse 23.
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Four Against Dungeons & Dragons

RPGNow - 6 hours 13 min ago
Four Against Dungeons & DragonsPublisher: The Gamebook Adventurer

Have you ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons Solo?

Are you a fan of Four Against Darkness?

Well why not check out this quick and easy guide to convert published D&D Modules into brand new 4AD adventures! No complicated maths equations, no ridiculous oracle systems and no juggling PC,  DM & NPC roles at the same time! This is pure dungeon delving adventure!

Fancy sending your favourite party of four through the cobwebbed halls of Castle Ravenloft?

What about searching in the depths for the mysterious Sunless Citadel?

Feel like going head to head with the Storm King? 

Well now's your chance! Have a go at Four Against Dungeons & Dragons or your money back!! (FYI It's a free PDF)

Price: $0.00
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Monk of the Elemental Zodiac

RPGNow - 6 hours 45 min ago
Monk of the Elemental ZodiacPublisher: Red Roc Gaming

Welcome stranger to the Monastic Order of the Elemental Zodiac.  Here you will learn to manipulate your inner beast and the forces of the elements.  Be warned, your inner beast is not meant to be controlled or tamed, but rather directed toward your foes instead of your allies, if you have the skill to concentrate your blows.  Some beasts are more aggressive than others, but even those more timid will put up a significant fight if forced into combat.

Monk of the Elemental Zodiac was created by Micah R. Maloney and Red Roc Gaming, LLC, and is fully compatible with D&D 5e.

Price: $0.99
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Races of Obsidian Apocalypse (5E)

RPGNow - 7 hours 32 min ago
Races of Obsidian Apocalypse (5E)Publisher: LPJ Design

A dark star fell from the sky bringing with it the end of all things! The sanctity of the world known as Abaddon was shattered when a global apocalyptic event of a meteor impacting the planet causing a destructive ecological and eldritch change. Now there is no day or night, just never ending Apocalypse.  Races of Obsidian Apocalypse: Flesh and Iron adds four new races to the Obsidian Apocalypse campaign setting making the world even more interesting and just as dangerous. Are you willing to take up the fight?

Inside this book you will find you will find updates to the standard races (Dwarves, Elves, Gnomes, Halflings, and Humans), in addition, seven all-new races for Races of Obsidian Apocalypse include:


  • Exalted: The exalted are the direct offspring of angelic outsiders mated with the humans of Abaddon.

  • Genesai: Genesai are the result of demonic outsiders mating with angelic outsiders, defying all that both sides of the eternal conflict between good and evil consider inviolate.

  • Harrowed: The harrowed are one of the most despised and feared races of Abaddon. They are no less than the result of the unholy and abominable union between mortal humanoids and the foul undead.

  • Infernal: Infernals are the offspring of demonic outsiders and humanity upon Abaddon or the result of a tainted bloodline throwing up a child bearing the mark of past transgressions of natural law.

  • Khymer: The khymer are a people reduced to a pool of alien blood. They have been infused with powerful psionic energy, but depend upon corpses as vessels to travel in. Without host corpses, they are vulnerable, exposed to extremes of heat and cold and unable to hold weapons or wear armor.

  • Lykian: Abaddon’s werewolf lycanthropes, most commonly called lykians, are one of the most unusual residents of the world. Unlike standard lycanthropes, lykians are born as lycanthropes.

  • Osirian: According to ancient lore, the osirians were the first intelligent species to emerge on Abaddon, chosen by the gods to be their first creation on this world.

Price: $4.99
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Realms of Power: Divine Metacreator Supplement for Ars Magica

RPGNow - 7 hours 43 min ago
 Divine Metacreator Supplement for Ars MagicaPublisher: AlterEgo Software

Realms of Power: Divine is the second release in the Realms of Power series of Ars Magica supplements for Metacreator.

The Realms of Power: Divine Ars Magica 5th Edition supplement was written with the permission of Atlas Games, Inc.

Note: be sure to purchase or update to the latest version of Metacreator and the Ars Magica template before installing this supplement.

Features
  • The ability to create divine characters, including angels, archangels, authorities, chalkydri, cherubim, dominations, potentates, principalities, saints, seraphim, thrones, etc. Also included are the NPCs from the book.
  • Templates are provided for the new companions defined in Realms of Power: Divine, including ba'al shem, ascetic, angelic inheritor, cantor, qadi, mamluk emir, nephilim and other Christian, Jewish and Muslim characters.
  • Holy powers, and the ability to create new holy powers from spells.
  • Amulet crafting.
  • New spells and guidelines.
  • New Virtues and Flaws.

Download the Ars Magica demo

The Metacreator application and Ars Magica Template are required. 

Price: $7.95
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World of Obsidian Apocalypse (5E)

RPGNow - 7 hours 57 min ago
World of Obsidian Apocalypse (5E)Publisher: LPJ Design

A dark star fell from the sky bringing with it the end of all things! The sanctity of the world known as Abaddon was shattered when a global apocalyptic event of a meteor impacting the planet causing a destructive ecological and eldritch change. Now there is no day or night, just never ending Apocalypse. An undead world ruled by fear and horror. Undead nightmares prowl the darkest forest with malevolent ghouls, grim demonic fiends and horrific vampires prey on a fearful populace. The world is dominated by the monstrously powerful immortal evils that reigns supreme over this world. And with all this the mysterious force known as Nightwall. Evil dominates the world to be challenged by noble heroes fighting to take back a world that should belong to them. Are you willing to take up the fight?

Price: $0.99
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Inferno: City of Glasya-Labolas

RPGNow - 11 hours 37 min ago
 City of Glasya-LabolasPublisher: Spellbook Games

Spellbook Games announces the release of Inferno: City of Glasya-Labolas, a title in the Inferno line of adventure products. City of Glasya-Labolas describes in detail an evil city on the edge of the continent of Gehenna on the Plane of Devils, between the Apophis Mountains and the endless Orobus Marsh. It is the city of the Telchine Devils, supreme craftsmen and crafters of enchanted items. Devils share part of the city with mortals, which is described in detail. The adventure also describes areas around the city, from a nearby village to several islands located out in the marsh.

 

City of Glasya-Labolas is a sandbox for high level Adventurers, particularly neutral and evil persons, although it pleases the Devils to tolerate a few good persons. Information is provided on most aspects of interacting with the city while providing Games Masters many opportunities to customize and adapt the city for their campaign. The mortal-occupied areas of the city are divided into neighborhoods, each with a described Boss, local map, lists of prominent locations, and lists of prominent persons who may be encountered. Many persons are mentioned but few described, to maximize flexibility for the Games Master.

 

City of Glasya-Labolas uses the Portal to Adventures RPG rules, but can easily be used by Games Masters using OD&D, 1E and 2E Dungeons and Dragons rules, and any similar rule sets.  Games Masters using 3E and later rules, or any similar rule set, may have additional work.  Games Masters should also refer to Diabolic Denizens by Spellbook Games (free download).  The following may also be useful: Gehenna Primer, Inferno: Journey through Malebolge, Inferno: Bestiary.  Glasya-Labolas consists of a two-book bundle, the city description and a companion volume with statistics and information on * denizens found in the city. Adventure 157 pages, Denizens 47 pages.

This is the Adventure module ONLY, and does not include the companion Denizens book.

Price: $5.50
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Inferno: Glasya-Labolas Denizens

RPGNow - 11 hours 37 min ago
 Glasya-Labolas DenizensPublisher: Spellbook Games

Inferno: City of Glasya-Labolas described an evil city located on the edge of the Gehenna continent on the Plane of Devils.  The city is run by the Devils and is the home of the Telchine Devils, the craftsmen and enchanted item makers of the Diabolic world.  Mortals are permitted to live in parts of the city.  This book provides details for 162 characters that may be encountered in Glasya-Labolas, along with statistics for Telchine Devils and eight alien races that come from universes in the Celestial Sphere.

This is ONLY the companion volume that provided descriptionsn and statististics for Denizens of the city.

Price: $1.25
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JEStockArt - SciFi - Dismembered Leaky Cybernetic Forearm - INB

RPGNow - 11 hours 37 min ago
JEStockArt - SciFi - Dismembered Leaky Cybernetic Forearm - INBPublisher: Jeshields

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Image Details:
1 PNG
Inked Art
6.5" x 3"
300 DPI

License Terms:
May be modified for specific needs.
Must credit 'Jeshields' for any use.

May not be used in the following:
Products sold primarily for artistic value (Stock art, tokens, posters, etc)
Sexually explicit works
Works deemed racist, sexist, or similarly offensive works

Key Words: Ink Inked Line Art Black and White Free Pay What You Want SciFi Science Fiction Dismembered Cut Off Separate Uninstalled Broken Severed Leaky Oil Cybernetic Bionic Cyber Arm Hand Forearm

Price: $1.99
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Neon Lights - Laserowa Kobra

RPGNow - 12 hours 23 min ago
Neon Lights - Laserowa KobraPublisher: Skavenloft

Dodatek pozwalający wprowadzić do gry grupę przeciwników, z którymi będą mogli zmierzyć się bohaterowie graczy w trakcie podjętej misji. Przedstawia frakcję Laserowej Kobry - bezwzględnych przestępców siejących terror na ulicach miasta. Grupa ta może zostać wykorzystana do jednorazowego spotkania albo jako znacząca i groźna organizacja, z którą awanturnicy będą mierzyć się w czasie dłuższej przygody.

Price: $1.00
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May 26, 2018: Munchkin Collectible Card Game Starters Back In The Warehouse!

Steve Jackson Games - 15 hours 7 min ago
Munchkin CCG When we launched the Munchkin Collectible Card Game earlier this year, we were painfully short on the game's three Starter Sets, leaving some of our larger distributors without any games for retailers. While the game's starters never quite reached "impossible to find" status over the last quarter, there were more friendly local game stores without access to the starters than we were expecting. Fortunately, we can now report that the reprint of all three sets has arrived and we've started shipping the games to our distributors.

There is one significant difference between this latest wave and the game's first printing. As we mentioned back in February, the first-printing starters included a bonus Munchkin Collectible Card Game booster pack. This latest printing, however, does not include that bonus. Those of you who can find the first printing – look for the seal on the front of the box stating there's a booster inside – will want to buy one to take advantage of the extra value that we packed into the first run.

The starters are back in the warehouse just in time for the release of the game's first expansion, The Desolation of Blarg, which is set to reach stores later this month. You can get a look at the upcoming expansion in this Facebook Live video, where Rhea pops open a few packs and shows off some of the expansion cards.

Phil Reed

Warehouse 23 News: Power Up Your Magic In GURPS!

You're a mage! Get big! Get flashy . . . and maybe a little crash-y! Deliver some hurt to lots of mooks! With 50 spells for nearly every college of magic, just about all mana-minded heroes (and villains!) can upgrade their offensive capabilities like never before with GURPS Magic: Artillery Spells. Download it today, thanks to Warehouse 23!
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Alien Planetscapes I: Icy Planet

RPGNow - 17 hours 39 min ago
 Icy PlanetPublisher: Pathstoadventure.com

This digital product contains a series of high resolution full-page planetscape encounter maps for an "Icy Planet" theme including clean, hex, and grid versions. The eight variants can be combined to create one mas-sive 34” x 22” seamless starscape.  Combined super high-resolution 600 dpi source file (that can be used as a 68" x 44" starscape) is included.

Price: $4.95
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Fortified Trading Post

RPGNow - 18 hours 31 min ago
Fortified Trading PostPublisher: Jade Tower Studio

Fortified Trading Post Map Set

By Rob Lusk (Jade Tower Studio)

The fortified trading post map set consists of a two-dimensional, top-down map of four buildings surrounded by a log palisade with a walkway. It can be used with 28mm figures in fantasy, late medieval, or early American frontier roleplaying or miniatures games. A weapons shop with blacksmith, fur trader & leather worker, dry goods shop, & bunkhouse are included. The map can be printed on six 8.5 by 11-inch (U.S. standard) pieces of paper (cardstock is recommended), or as a 24" by 24" complete map with a grass border. The buildings contain detailed interiors and can greatly increase the atmosphere of your game when your characters go shopping or want to make some trades.

In our experience, the 24" by 24" maps allow for easy use in the middle of a typical gaming table. Both ungridded and one-inch gridded versions of the complete maps are provided, as well as a version with empty buildings if you want to use your own furniture. All of these can be printed as 24" by 24" JPGs, & are suitable for use with VTTs.

A PDF is included with a labeled version of the map for easy reference; a description of each business and its owner(s) (generic, for easy use with different game systems); three adventure seeds; and advice on printing the maps.

Map Credits: Some of the images are by DarkByDezign & Avalon Games (used with permission).

Price: $0.50
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Earl Geier Presents: Toothy Monster

RPGNow - 18 hours 41 min ago
 Toothy MonsterPublisher: Misfit Studios

 Earl Geier Presents Toothy MonsterEarl Geier LogoThis stock art piece from Earl Geier presents a bulky, Toothy Monster roaring its displeasure. Is this some kind of demon? An Alien? Regardless of its origins, it certainly looks angry and spoiling for a fight.

The image is 5 x 7.75" in dimension.

This purchase includes a JPG and a TIFF version at 300 dpi, along with an EPS vector version.

All art files are bundled in a ZIP file.

Earl Geier Stock Art License Summary

All stock art is licensed for use in professional publications. Misfit Studios (or, in some cases, the third-party artist) retain ownership of the work, meaning you cannot resell the art in your own art packs or the like, and may be required to post an artist credit.

You must include the artist's copyright statement in all publications using the art under certain terms and conditions. You obtain a license to use the art, but do not own any rights to it beyond that.

Price: $5.99
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Societates/Lion and the Lily Metacreator Template

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 23:35
Societates/Lion and the Lily Metacreator TemplatePublisher: AlterEgo Software

The release of Societates/The Lion and the Lily completes the coverage for all the Houses of Hermes for Ars Magica, which began with True Lineages/Guardians of the Forest and Mysteries/Mystery Cults

The Societates/Lion and the Lily Ars Magica 5th Edition supplement was written with the permission of Atlas Games, Inc.

Note: be sure to purchase or update to the latest version of Metacreator and the Ars Magica Fifth Edition template before installing this template.

Features
  • Contains all spells defined in both books.
  • Automatic selection of Ex Miscellanea Tradition and Flambeau School Virtues and Flaws 
  • New Virtues and Flaws: contains all new Virtues and Flaws from both books
  • Characters and creatures: contains the NPCs and creatures described in both books. Characters defined only with a House and personality traits can be fleshed out as normal characters.
  • Agents (from Societates): a new character type. The Agent Resistance is automatically computed and can be adjusted manually with the addition of options.
  • French, Flemish and Breton names supplied in the Name Finder.
  • Supports Accelerated Abilities.

Download the Ars Magica demo

The Metacreator application and Ars Magica Template are required. 

Price: $4.95
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DG0B Universal Adventures Adventure Module The Ruins of Grimhold Keep: Gatehouse

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 22:51
 GatehousePublisher: New Realms Publishing

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Explore the ruined gatehouse in search of gold, glory and adventure! But beware, rumors abound of dangers within the ruins, including new bands of humanoid raiders and strange undead. The Ruins of Grimhold Keep: Gatehouse brings you everything you need to explore the ruined gatehouse, including introductory material, an Adventure Record and 9 Adventure cards, 9 Encounter cards, 9 Event cards, 9 Search cards and 18 Treasure cards. The adventure also includes several unique encounters, new treasures and a few new mechanics for exploring a multi-level structure. The ruined gatehouse can be used as an independent adventure site or as part of the Ruins of Grimhold Keep, with a new entrance to the dungeons beneath.

Like all Universal Adventures Adventure Modules, The Ruins of Grimhold Keep: Gatehouse is a generic adventure, suitable for use with any fantasy rpg, and can be played solo or with a group, with or without a GM. The adventure is highly re-playable and the cards can be combined with other cards in the series, or with other Universal Adventures products, to create additional adventures.

For more Universal Adventures products visit the Universal Adventures product page.

For more Adventure Modules visit the Adventure Module page.

Price: $5.95
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Realms of Power: Magic Metacreator Supplement for Ars Magica

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:28
 Magic Metacreator Supplement for Ars MagicaPublisher: AlterEgo Software

Realms of Power: Magic is the first release in the Realms of Power series of Ars Magica supplements. The supplement was written with the permission of Atlas Games, Inc.

Note: be sure to purchase or update to the latest version of Metacreator and the Ars Magica template before installing this supplement.

Features
  • The ability to create general Magic Animal, Magic Human, Magic Spirit and Magic Thing characters.
  • Magic beings define the season, character type and power level to define the Magic Might.
  • Specific templates are provided for the dozens of character guides and NPCs defined in Realms of Power: Magic.
  • Magical Qualities and Inferiorities.
  • A new system of magic powers, including the ability to create magic powers from Hermetic spells.
  • New spells and guidelines.
  • New Virtues and Flaws.
  • Customizable tables for determining height and weight of characters based on Size.
  • Objects of virtue

Download the Ars Magica demo

The Metacreator application and Ars Magica Template are required. 

Price: $7.95
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Fringeworthy 1992 edition

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:25
Fringeworthy 1992 editionPublisher: Tri Tac Games LLC

This is the 1992 version of Richard Tucholka's previously out of print edition of Fringeworthy.  It is the last version to contain his own gaming system he designed for the Fringeworthy Universe.

For all those that asked to see what the FW game system was all about, this is the most concise version he wrote.

Price: $18.00
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Monster [BUNDLE]

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:46
Monster [BUNDLE]Publisher: Starbright
This special bundle product contains the following titles.


Present Day Cthulhu powered by Fate
Regular price: $15.00
Bundle price: $2.00
Format: Watermarked PDF
The Cthulhu Mythos is an excellent backdrop for any Fate Core campaign. This book includes a present day Cthulhu setting and a compact version of the Fate Core rules, so you have everything you need to confront cosmic horrors in one place. This 136-page book provides Mythos locations, Monsters, NPCs, the Dreamlands, an example scenario, several cults, a secret history of the Earth, and uncanny Mythos tomes, with the spells and powers they contain. The Earth is doomed and there is nothing your puny efforts can do to avert its fate, but it's your duty to try!...

Realms - FATE edition
Regular price: $15.00
Bundle price: $2.00
Format: Watermarked PDF
This is a big fantasy setting for FATE, with the core FATE rules baked right in. Fate is a generic role-playing game system designed to offer the least possible obstruction to role-playing. Fate has a large number of innovative gaming mechanics. This game includes the Fate core rules and a fantasy setting in one integrated package. Realms (FATE Edition) is set on a fantasy continent, divided into realms. These realms include human city states, elven forest kingdoms, halfling mounds and dwarven halls. There are monsters roaming the wild places, and there is treasure too.  This distinctive background, with a high-fantasy feel, integrates beautifully with the Fate rules to create an immersive setting where the GM's and players' imaginations can run wild. This PDF includes everythi...

The Moonbugs
Regular price: $3.95
Bundle price: $1.00
Format: Watermarked PDF
The Moonbugs is a role-playing game, suitable for ages 6 & up, set on a far-off planet where ‘There Be Monsters’. You play one of these monsters, and adventure across The Planet of the Moonbugs, and beyond.  The game includes lots of already-created monsters, and there are rules to make monsters of your own, with a few simple characteristics, a power and a bane. The rules are short but surprisingly detailed, with colourful illustrations, to make them accessible to children. There are simple rules to design robots and vehicles, and there is a starter adventure too. The Planet of the Moonbugs is described, and there are easy rules to make many more planets. The system is designed for children to enjoy, but it teaches real role-playing, and is fun for adults too. What ...

Zombified powered by FATE
Regular price: $15.00
Bundle price: $2.00
Format: Watermarked PDF
This game is about the zombification of the entire population of Earth, and it is set in a period when this process is already well under way. The zombie apocalypse has already come, in some places faster, in other places slower. Some areas have managed to keep the worst ravages at bay, but these areas are small and shrinking. The world will never be the same again. It's been zombified! The game includes the rules from FATE Core as the game system, and no other books are necesary to enable you to start play. The game includes rules for zombies, character creation, special zombie combat rules, details and maps of New York State after the zombie apocalypse, and a starter adventure to get you into the swing of zombie survivalism gaming. So grab a rifle and a tactical hatchet, and let...

Monster Fight
Regular price: $15.00
Bundle price: $2.00
Format: Watermarked PDF
Monster Fight is designed to allow players to start the mayhem with a minimum of preparation. It's a game for players who are between campaigns, or taking a break, and are looking for a good, short game. Character creation is designed to be very short. The stats and skills needed for each character have been whittled down to the bare essentials needed to retain a bit of crunch and flavour. It should be possible to start playing in less than ten minutes after reading the rules. The game also has a slightly light-hearted tone. It's door-busting, dungeon-crawling, action all the way. In Monster Fight you receive advancement in exchange for confirmed monster kills. When you have a certain number of kills, you hit the next level and your character abilities improve. So each character sheet ...


Total value:$63.95Special bundle price:$9.00Savings of:$54.95 (86%)Price: $63.95
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D&D Studio with Douglas Cole 4-12-18

RPGNow - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 19:58
D&D Studio with Douglas Cole 4-12-18Publisher: Uncle Matt 's Gaming Stuff

This is an audio file of avideo from Uncle Matt's D&D Studio youtube channel. These are free to patrons of patreon.com/unclematt

Viking combat and Dragon Heresy! Douglas Cole of Gaming Ballistic and I talk about the Dragon Heresy game, and I get an eyes-on demonstration of the proper use of a viking shield. First half of the video is fairly heavy on game mechanics and the D&D connection, second half is vikings and shields.

Price: $0.99
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