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RPG Review: GURPS Reign of Steel (1997)

RPGnet - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Lev Lafayette (4/4): Tragic-comedy setting where the world is controlled by 18 squabbling demigods. Evocative art adds to the inspired setting. In the end the machines will win.
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Card Game Review: Too Many Cinderellas (2014)

RPGnet - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Shannon Appelcline (3/3): A shallow game with a clever deductive method and so-so production.
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RPG Review: Transhuman Space (2002)

RPGnet - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Lev Lafayette (3/4): An optimistic view of the future almost to the point of being improbable. Nevertheless exceptional scope and detail of content making it a very worthwhile product.
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RPG Review: Finders Keepers (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Ed (5/5): TL; DR-The Great and the Mixed of the DMs Guild 93%
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RPG Review: A Most Thoroughly Pernicious Pamphlet (2017)

RPGnet - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/4): Amazing first glimpse at the world of Pernicious Albion; overall rules-integrity tbd in the final depiction of the setting
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RPG Review: AFG: Adventure Fantasy Game (2013)

RPGnet - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (3/3): D6-based OSR-game that tries, with mixed success, to be rules-lite and complex at once
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RPG Review: Rimward (2012)

RPGnet - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Lev Lafayette (4/4): A physically impressive and indeed beautiful product of excellent scope and lots of plot opportunities. Writing style and organisation could be improved and chapter on autonomists is woeful.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Panic Mansion (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/3): Warning: real-time dexterity games in an RPG premise may cause extreme addiction.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Vudulhu (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/3): Take Vud. Add Cthulhu. Serve cold.
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Card Game Review: Kune v Lakia (2015)

RPGnet - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/4): Bunnies fight it out during a divorce. Who would have thunk?
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RPG Review: Cthulhu City (2017)

RPGnet - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Shelby "D.J." Babb (4/5): Cthulhu City is a setting sourcebook for the Trail of Cthulhu game by Pelgrane Press. It focuses on the city of Great Arkham, a 1930's era American city of over 400,000 people, where the forces that serve the Mythos are strong and you are unable to escape.
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RPG Review: The Howling Fog (2017)

RPGnet - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Nick the Lemming (3/5): Viv Sinclair goes undercover in 1930's NYC's mob-run club scene, and ends up going up against something far more nightmarish than mere gangsters. In this 1 on 1 scenario, Pelgrane bring back a true sense of dread when dealing with a quite iconic creature that is often treated as a minor enemy for group play.
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RPG Review: Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea Second Edition (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Kevin A Swartz, MD (5/5): If you are getting bored with the latest, mainstream RPG releases, then there are few choices better than Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea to get you inspired.
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RPG Review: Mighty Protectors (2017)

RPGnet - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Timothy S. Brannan (4/5): If you are a fan of the original Villains & Vigilantes then I would check this out. If you want a supremely flexible and easily modifiable game then I would also check this out. OR if you are like me and a fan of supers games it is worth a look.
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Miniature Wargame Review: Frostgrave: Ghost Archipelago (2017)

RPGnet - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Jonathan Hicks (4/4): The world of Frostgrave is a bit bigger and a whole lot more fun.
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RPG Review: Isle of the Unknown (2011)

RPGnet - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/2): A crusader's psychedelic hallucination of the antique; unfortunately also a 3-trick-pony
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Accessory / Dice Review: Metal & Blue Tech Dice Set (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/5): As cool as a warp core engulfed in its metallic casing!
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Accessory / Dice Review: Metal Mythical Dice Set (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/5): What their name states: mythical. One knows perfection when he sees it.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Hunger: The Show (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/3): For those who didn't make the cut at the casting of Survivor.
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Card Game Review: Piata Loca (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/3): As much as it is about piatas, thankfully nothing gets destroyed.
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