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Dungeons & Dragons World of Malune

Free Port

The Legacy of Mulyr’kun campaign that I am running started near the city of Free Port.  The characters were in the town of Rivercross south of the city and hired by a man named Arik Graeme to search some nearby ruins.  My plan at the time was to have the entire heroic tier take place […]

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Dungeons & Dragons News

Confused about D&D Essentials

When I first saw mention of the upcoming D&D Essentials products, I thought that I had a pretty good idea about what they were going to be.  As I’ve read the previews though, I’ve gotten more and more confused about what the line’s goals are. When I first heard about D&D Essentials, my impression was […]

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Sword of Terra

Sword of Terra: Factions

While recently working on my space ship game, I’ve been splitting my time between improving the game play and developing a story line for the game.  As part of the story line, I also arrived at a tentative title for the game:  Sword of Terra. For today’s blog post, I decided to give a preview […]

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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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Sword of Terra

The Space Ship Game

For almost a decade, I’ve been kicking around the idea for a space ship game.  When I first set out, I had two basic goals: Fast and Simple – The game needed to be easy to learn and fast moving. Focus on Big Ships – This was going to be a game of battleships, cruisers, […]