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Spontaneous Generation Monsters
by Martin T. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 10/02/2019 08:48:43

The best thing about this supplement is the inventiveness of the monster descriptions. Even though I will be using these monsters in a campaign run using a completely different RPG system, the descriptions are enough to make the book worthwhile for me.

I also liked the fact that not all of the "monsters" are killers, some are helpful - which makes a nice change of pace.

Only one small negative - the text of Bad Beer states it drowns its victims, but the image shows an acid effect.



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Gebb 66 – Opening Lines
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 09/26/2019 20:47:10

And now we have color! The addition of a single color to the strip makes for a nice design element. I’m curious to see if its use has some narrative significance as well.



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Gebb 64 – Lower Back Pain is No Joke
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 09/26/2019 20:46:42

It’s a little lizard Joyce! The flashback to her adorable original state is a lot of fun. I also really enjoy any time we learn a little more of what Mama Shug is capable of; it’s interesting world-building.



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Gebb 57 – Nickname Veto
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/29/2019 10:21:03

The buildup of this joke is great! It looks like the Nietzsche clone is going to be an entertaining character (even if you don't really go in for Nietzsche!)



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Gebb 55 – Exits Galore
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/29/2019 10:17:02

The dark humor in this one is great. Joyce's antics are always good for a sick or grim laugh!



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Aegean Regional Map (Swords of Kos Fantasy Campaign Setting)
by John A. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/26/2019 19:24:51

This map was poorly printed and blurry above and beyond a low resolution. It was also wrinkled and did not appear new. Very disappointed.



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Gebb 49 – Every Ant-Like Alien Has Her Breaking Point
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/04/2019 10:12:52

I love when Ed gets a chance to shine! This strip is great for her character.



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Gebb 47 – Animal Lover
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/04/2019 10:08:13

Joyce is a great character as always! KMO handles the tonal shift between an actually sad, reflective moment to a very in-character joke at the end really well.



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Gebb 44 – Internal Composition
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/04/2019 10:03:34

The story's taking a really interesting turn here! This strip definitely has me curious for what comes next. (The last line is pretty hilarious, too!)



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City Builder [BUNDLE]
by Sean C. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/01/2019 18:17:56

Overall: great product with in depth study and thought on every subject. The only reason I am not giving it 5 stars is the file name format. Volume 1-6 dont have the same unified naming theme as Volume 7-11. If they were all on the same naming format then I would have no complaints.



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CQB: Futuristic Skirmish Miniatures Rules
by Calvin S. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 08/01/2019 17:32:23

Really generic wargame, nothing particularly special that isnt done better by other games. Would rate 3/5 if it wasnt a LIGHT version of a ruleset that is, in theory, coming down the pipes.

Not the worst way to spend 3 dollars, but those 3 dollars could be spent towards a much better product.



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Mythos Society Guide to New England
by Monica G. [Featured Reviewer] Date Added: 07/20/2019 12:53:44

The Mythos Society Guide to New England is a sourcebook that doesn't contain any actual rules or adventures, but is well suited for use with the Call of Cthulhu and Cthulhu Live roleplaying games. The book primarily gives historical information about New England, of course--New England being the primary setting of the works of H. P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos, on which Call of Cthulhu and Cthulhu Live are based. The focus is on the myths and legends of supernatural or strange happenings in New England--the sort of things that would form the basis of a great Call of Cthulhu adventure.

A note for those who aren't familiar with it, Call of Cthulhu is a horror role-playing game published by Chaosium, that has been around since the 1980s. It is based on the work of H. P. Lovecraft, who wrote about evil alien monsters and black magic. Cthulhu Live is a live-action role-playing game based on Lovecraft's writings, in which players dress up in costume and act out their characters. Most of H. P. Lovecraft's stories were set in New England, thus this book is a useful aide for writing adventures based on Lovecraftian horror. Though, I should note that the book offers nothing specific to Call of Cthulhu. It's completely rules-agnostic, and usable in other role-playing games as an aide for writing adventures, or it may even be usable for authors writing short stories.

As for the contents of the book, it has a lot of great information on the six states of New England. The beginning features a nice overview of everything from the climate to the economy. Chapter 2 goes into the history of New England, with a focus on the period between WW1 and WW2. This includes a nice timeline of historical events through the 20s and 30s, the period in which most Call of Cthulhu games are set. This is followed by chapters that provide some early histoy of the region--largely about historical theories about the earliest of settlers and natives, as well as a great deal of information about native tribes. The last three chapters are probably of the most use to those looking for scenario ideas. Chapter 5 covers legends of monsters of New England, such as sea serpents and demonic whales. There are no stats or rules for these monsters, but ideas of monsters that could be adapted to any game with some work. Chapter 6, of course, covers witchcraft--which is a subject that Lovecraft explored in several stories. There is a nice overview of the subject and a list of individual witches that might fit into a scenario. The last chapter rounds out the book with a lengthy list of legends associated with each state. The authors of this review recognized a lot of what was in the list, but we felt there could have been a few other local legends included. The book still does a good job of covering most of the main legends in a good amount of detail. This is a great jumping-off point for writing up horror scenarios set in this region, with dozens of ideas that could form the basis of an adventure.

Overall, this is a nice book to have if you're a keeper for Cthulhu Live or Call of Cthulhu, or a game master in another horror role-playing game. It would even be useful for non-horror settings that take place in the 1920s or 1930s, such as the RPG Capers or even some Savage Worlds settings, and has some nice reference material for games set in the Prohibition or Depression era. Using the book to its full potential requires some creativity and effort on the part of a game keepr, but it can certainy plant the seed of a great adventure.

Check out our full review at GeeksAGogo.com



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Gebb 40 – The Ideal Workforce
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 06/27/2019 20:28:27

I like that we're teasing a little more backstory for Steve. KMO does a good job revealing information in natural exchanges, rather than awkward exposition chunks. This strip has an easy-flowing conversation but still delivers new info to enrich the world of Gebb.



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Gebb 36 – Mr. By the Book
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 06/27/2019 20:22:11

This one is a good turning point in the story! The reveal is well set up as both a dramatic turn and a fun punchilne for the strip. Well done!



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Gebb 34 – Passing Notes
by Amanda K. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 06/27/2019 20:19:19

This is another great strip that will give anyone who's dealt with corporate nonsense a good laugh. The dynamic between Joyce and Derek really shines here. KMO does a great job letting them riff off each other and build the joke up through their interaction.



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