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RPG Review: Player's Handbook Like A Fucking Boss (2017)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/4): Must own-supplement for VSd6-games; useful dressing for other games, particularly OSR and more rules-lite ones
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RPG Review: The Trail of Stone and Sorrow (2014)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (4/4): Interesting sidetrek/roadside encounter for PWYW
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RPG Review: Black Dogs 'zine #1 (2017)

RPGnet - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (2/3): Houserules/setting-parts disguised as a magazine; interesting, but is, as of now, somewhat unrefined and, presentation-immanent, incomplete
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RPG Review: The Manor #8 (2015)

RPGnet - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (4/4): Inspired old-school grappling rules; plus a clade for Strange Stars + Hireling-love
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RPG Review: FAITH - The Sci-Fi RPG Core Rules 2.0 (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/5): A nice, card-base RPG...and 300+ pages of the most compelling scifi setting I've encountered in a long, long time!
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RPG Review: RuneQuest Quickstart Rules and Adventure (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Sean Carroll (5/5): One of the original RPGs is soon to return, and this excellent, highly playable quickstart points to a polished product that returns RuneQuest to its roots, but with just enough innovation and modernization to get it ready for the start of its fifth decade.
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RPG Review: Thornroot Hill (2017)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (3/2): Free horror adventure with nice prose, but extremely railroady and requires fooling of players and can make for a ton of issues when converted into a system
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RPG Review: Truly Terrifying Vampires (2017)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (2/1): Attempts to be a system neutral resource that makes vampires interesting; fails horribly in pretty much all possible ways
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RPG Review: Black Void Quick Start Rules (2018)

RPGnet - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Edward Kabara (4/4): TL; DR-The D12 DOESN'T cry itself to sleep! 90%
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RPG Review: Where is Margesh Blackblood? (2013)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (2/3): 4 bandit hideouts for PWYW; very basic, but may be worth scavenging; The Manor-zine and Mini-Manors offer better sidetreks
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RPG Review: Tales from the Loop (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Jonathan Hicks (4/5): Tales from the Loop is easily one of the best roleplaying games I've come across in many years.
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RPG Review: AA#3: The Curse of the Witch Head (2007)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (3/4): Nice, brief exploration into a dungeon erected by the forces of good, taken over by evil
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RPG Review: The Manor #7 (2014)

RPGnet - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/4): This issue contains: Flavorful, solid system-neutral articles; a pretty lame, rudimentary class; a nice micro-adventure and one truly amazing gem of a module that is worth the asking price on its lonesome!
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RPG Review: Burrows & Badgers

RPGnet - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Jonathan Hicks (4/4): If your heart is in the wild world of armed talking rabbits then this is most definitely worth the purchase.
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RPG Review: Savage Worlds Deluxe (2011)

RPGnet - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Edward Kabara (5/5): TL; DR-Super Swingy, but super fun! 97%
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Ticket To Ride Europe (2005)

RPGnet - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/4): Want to lure people into gaming? Play Ticket to Ride Europe.
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RPG Review: Earthdawn Gamemaster's Guide (2016)

RPGnet - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Slim Creeper (4/5): Earthdawn includes everything a Gamemaster needs to run compelling games in a unique setting.
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RPG Review: Westward (2013)

RPGnet - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Dan Davenport (5/5): A classic system meets an imaginative new setting in a very complete rulebook at a price that's a steal. What's not to love?
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RPG Review: The Manor #5 (2013)

RPGnet - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Endzeitgeist (4/5): Villains, concoctions and cool, really interesting DOORS. Absolutely worth the low asking price!
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RPG Review: The Manor #6 (2014)

RPGnet - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Endzeitgeist (3/4): Two really cool dark fantasy set-pieces/mini-modules + some cool articles...but also some hiccups in the rules-language
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