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Butcher's Shop Paper Model
by Ray H.
Publisher: Dave Graffam Models
Date Added: 08/31/2016 19:27:18
Butcher's Shop Paper Model **** While the design is to the usual high standard of a Graffan model, when printing in the 28/30mm size which is supposed to be 100% the doors and windows ie: model in general is way larger than 30mm

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
Promethean the Created 2nd Edition
by Paul B.
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing
Date Added: 08/31/2016 16:56:15
Promethean the Created 2nd Edition I love this book. I love this game. I was a playtester for this Second Edition version, in fact. All that said, I appreciate and acknowledge that everyone may not share these feelings. Promethean: the Created offers experiences that run the gamut from extremely personal journeys to over-the-top transhuman craziness, and while my goals tend towards the former, I understand that mileage varies. So, what about the book? I think that it tends towards catering more to that personal side, but it does not negate any other options. I’ll go into more detail below… The book is a true new edition of the game, with some heavy revisions, big additions, and refinements (not just the ten philosophies of the Created) that shift some of the game’s base assumptions. Much of it is based on focusing and enhancing the experience of the Pilgrimage, the journey towards the New Dawn of becoming truly mortal. You see this right away with the ten Refinements – divided into Basic and Complex, where the for...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate
by Cameron H.
Publisher: Bedrock Games
Date Added: 08/31/2016 15:56:04
Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate I was looking for something that really felt like mythic and legendary China, but done as more of a fantasy setting than a historical one. Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate scratched that itch, but also gave me even more than I asked for. I was primarily looking for setting material, but the system looks like fun, and certainly has all the wuxia wire-fu martial arts hijinx I was hoping to include in the stories I wanted to play out with my group. Now I'm not sure if I should continue with the system I had in mind or just use the one included in the game....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
The Things We Leave Behind
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: Stygian Fox
Date Added: 08/31/2016 12:29:28
The Things We Leave Behind Having read through the scenarios now I can say this is probably my favorite release of the year, and I think it's an important one because it handily accomplishes something even some official Chaosium releases haven't (for me at least) in the past, and that is fashion some truly effecting scenarios meant to be played in the modern era. This isn't lightly given praise either, its VERY difficult (or at least it had been for me in my 10+ years) to construct a Cthulhu scenario that isn't just easily accomplished in the classical era minus a modern invention or two, and I've seen many a scenario that tie cell phones or computers into the plot but don't properly capture or depict the modern era and circumstances or people of that era, much less realistic situations and/or reactions to that zeitgesit in light Cthonian horrors. Not only is this very difficult to peg down feel well accomplished, its done with flair, excellently plotted, tightly written scenarios, simple but evocative im...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Axolote Tiles - Complete Bundle
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: Axolote Gaming
Date Added: 08/31/2016 11:40:48
Axolote Tiles - Complete Bundle I haven't been been able to print everything yet but so far it is a much easier to use and more cost effective product. Can't wait for more from Axolote gaming.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Mystic Marketplaces: Einjhall's Hall of Exotic Equipment
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Flying Pincushion Games
Date Added: 08/31/2016 10:50:39
Mystic Marketplaces: Einjhall's Hall of Exotic Equipment An Endzeitgeist.com review The second installment of Flying Pincushion Games' Mystical Marketplaces-series clocks in at 15 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page editorial, 3/4 of a page blank, leaving us with approximately 11 1/4 pages of content, so let's take a look! This was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons. Einjhall's is a lavish place for those with means -a purchase limit of 120 K and a base limit of 20K mean that the shop's inventory, both mundane and magical, is geared towards the wealthy and discerning connoisseur. Situated in a two-story chateau, manservants bringing warmed meads and sweet treats, the place has an air of opulence and decadence, with richly carved mahagony pillars hold stone pillars atop merchandise smelling of silk and saffron. As such, this place is a thankful purveyor of ettercap silk, blink dog hide,d ragon's teeth and similar rare objects - the distinguished pair of owners Einjhall...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
ASA:AIW Down the Rabbit Hole
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Playground Adventures
Date Added: 08/31/2016 10:48:39
ASA:AIW Down the Rabbit Hole An Endzeitgeist.com review The second module in the Wonderland-inspired series of mini-modules for the youngest gamers clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let's take a look! This being an adventure-module, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. Young 'uns - sneaking a peek here can spoil your fun - don't do it, okay? ... .. . All right, so the PCs have chased the white rabbit through the forest in #1 and this module begins as the players fall down the rabbit hole...wait, no, they are not...they basically are floating, with no means of propulsion and the sides of the tunnel too far away to reach. As the PCs ponder their predicament, a blue dictionary will float over...you know, it's hungry and wants to be fed with words from A - Z. This little vocab test, including a skill-check to help them for the more difficult words, is a fun start. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Village Backdrop: Revenge
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Raging Swan Press
Date Added: 08/31/2016 10:46:32
Village Backdrop: Revenge An Endzeitgeist.com review This installment of RSP's Village Backdrop-series is 11 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let's take a look at the settlement Situated none-too-far away from the pirate town of Deksport, the village of Revenge was founded by the infamous captain Tarvin Brineshadow after he was deposed by his treacherous first mate Jaska Purho - surviving the trip into shark-infested waters, he eventually got the eponymous revenge against the first mate and settled for a quieter life. He may have sunk Jaska's ship and ended the reaver...but recently, adventurers have plundered it and disturbed the rest of the vile captain. Now, Red Jack is back...and life will become interesting for the aged captain brineshadow. As always in village backdrops, we are introduced to the village, including statblock information, a surprisingly high danger value (+20 ...

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
Dungeon of Terror #6: Lord of the Undead
by Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: 0one Games
Date Added: 08/31/2016 10:09:24
Dungeon of Terror #6: Lord of the Undead As if there weren't enough problems in this massive underground complex, there's an infestation of undead to contend with. It seems that just after the so-called 'mad mage' Infidus the Black, who either chased out the original dwarven inhabitants or took over the place after they'd gone (opinion is divided), perished, a lich called Alseriak moved in, searching for anything that would make him more powerful. He began to study Infidus' books and populated the complex with his own creatures. Then a vampire, Varlania, came along and began to compete with him for the knowledge in the books, sending hordes of her spawn against Alseriak's creatures, never daring to face him herself... until one day they met and fell for each other! Together they created their own unique unded, the runed vampires. There are twenty-one rooms in this section of the complex, and there's the potential for many secrets to be found there - especially if you go with the story. There's a little more explanation of ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Wolf-packs and Winter Snow
by Patrick S.
Publisher: Dying Stylishly Games
Date Added: 08/31/2016 10:00:10
Wolf-packs and Winter Snow (I haven't played this at all, let alone played it to the mid-range where we would expect most of the game to take place, so all of this is based on having read through the rules.) (I ripped this off my blog. TLDR: You should get it.) ........... I forget which generation of clones we are on now or how exactly we are classifying these things, presumably Brendan has a spreadsheet or something. Anyway this is the latest gen. Its Weird Pleistocene or Lamentations of the Cave Princess. A D&D-alike torn from LotFP and BX but with a host of additions and alterations, designed to simulate adventure in the Prehistoric era, specifically, what I think is the late Pleistocene or early whatever we are in now, when the ice packs retreat from Europe, opening up new lands to explore. (Although I think you could run this as anywhere in the world from proto-china to the very-early fertile crescent and even as the first Americans beginning to explore that continent.) I'll get one t...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
The GameMaster's Apprentice: Age of Sail Deck
by Ramon G.
Publisher: Larcenous Designs, LLC
Date Added: 08/31/2016 09:31:07
The GameMaster's Apprentice: Age of Sail Deck This series of decks is great, but be aware the printed/non-PDF version of the deck does *not* come with the corresponding adventure guide. You'll either have to purchase that separately or be creative with how you interpret portions of the cards.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Cryptomancer
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: Land of NOP LLC
Date Added: 08/31/2016 01:41:14
Cryptomancer This is one of the most kickass settings, and also serves as an excellent introduction to modern information security. It has the most realistic hacking of any RPG ever seen. Even when it comes to standard fantasy stuff, like fighting orcs and gnolls, it throws in twists and makes those enemies feel truly meaningful. However, I'm only giving it 4 stars because of its rules system. The rules are like Old World of Darkness with added complexity, and therefore, will only appeal to people who honestly believe that the Old World of Darkness dice mechanics were great....

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
HHSOLO 1 - The Hounds of Halthrag Keep
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: The Hapless Henchman
Date Added: 08/31/2016 01:18:12
HHSOLO 1 - The Hounds of Halthrag Keep Note: Normally, I wouldn't bother leaving a negative review of a free product, but since there is print version available for a price and a number of gamers who prefer to handle physical product in lieu of PDFs, I felt there was justification for such a course of action. (As one of the reviewers below notes, given the Choose-your-own-Adventure format of the adventure, using the PDF version is somewhat bothersome, which might encourage a potential buyer to pull the trigger on the print version.) I would strongly encourage you to download the PDF for free and look it over before you choose to buy; after all, reviews inevitably reflect the biases and individual quirks of the reviewers, whether good or bad, so it's important to take a look for yourself in order to judge whether or not the reviewers see things the same way you do. So, with that in mind, let me explain why I disliked this adventure so much. First off, as you can quickly surmise for yourself should you download the product...

Rating:
[1 of 5 Stars!]
Ultramodern5 (5th Edition)
by Greg S.
Publisher: Dias Ex Machina Games
Date Added: 08/31/2016 01:15:35
Ultramodern5 (5th Edition) Fantastic company, and entertaining material. My group loves the randomly generated character history and level of depth put into everything. Their CS is top-notch and responded to an error in the book I made them aware of very quickly, producing an updated result. I could have very arbitrarily given this a 5 star rating but that would lead people to believe there is no room for improvement. My only complaint is that while hilarious, the randomly rolled character history has a tendancy to send the PC down a very very dark path :P I might suggest in the future using a consumable resource that lets people alter their random rolls slightly in favor of things that might not break the overall concept....

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Fragged Empire - Protagonist Archive 1
by Vincent Z.
Publisher: Design Ministries
Date Added: 08/31/2016 00:57:39
Fragged Empire - Protagonist Archive 1 My only complaint is how amazing much of the art is for the majority of the book, but takes a massive dive on some of the Three archtype pages for each race. What happened? This expansion is by and large absolutely amazing, otherwise. It adds so much more life into the game through it's new races and settings.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
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