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BattleTech Reviews

BattleTech

One of the games on my bookshelf is BattleTech.  It’s a strategy game where players control opposing forces of mechs, battle armor, tanks, helicopters, and other units.  It was originally developed by FASA, but the game has changed ownership several times and the books are now published by Catalyst Game Labs. How I Started Playing […]

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Dungeons & Dragons Reviews

Demonomicon

Demonomicon is a source book covering demons and the Abyss for Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition.  It is written by Mike Mearls, Brian R. James, and Steve Townshend. The first chapter of the book, Demon Lore, maintains a great balance between story elements and rules material.  It offers a background history for the Abyss covering […]

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Open Grave: Secrets of the Undead

Open Grave: Secrets of the Undead is a source book covering undead creatures for Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition.  It is written by Bruce R. Cordell, Eytan Bernstein, and Brian R. James. This book is in many ways similar to Draconomicon:  Chromatic Dragons.  Both books give details on a group of monsters and provide a […]

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Pathfinder Chronicles Campaign Setting

Pathfinder Chronicles Campaign Setting is a campaign source book covering the Pathfinder Chronicles setting.  It is published by Paizo, and it is compatible with the Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 role-playing game which also means it is easily usable with 3rd Edition or Paizo’s Pathfinder rules. The first chapter of the book covers character races and […]

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Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons

Draconomicon:  Chromatic Dragons is a source book covering the chromatic family of dragons.  It is written by Bruce R. Cordell, Ari Marmell, and Robert J. Schwalb and published by Wizards of the Coast for use with the Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition role-playing game. Unlike the third edition supplement of the same name, this Draconomicon […]

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Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide

The Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide is one of the two primary source books covering the Forgotten Realms setting.  It is written by Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, and Chris Sims and published by Wizards of the Coast for use with the Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition role-playing game. It is worth noting that I am […]