Sometimes at the end of your game night, you want a quick game to wrap things up and let everyone leave on a high note. Or, you might need a quick game you can play in 10-15 minutes to fill in between rounds of massive Eurogames or strategic battles. Ta-Da! from CMON is perfect for […]
The finalized versions of the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition (SWADE)-compatible Savage RIFTS books just dropped, so I thought I’d give my impressions. The current Savage RIFTS campaign running on the Happy MonsterCast started with homebrew adaptations, but as soon as the playtest documents dropped, I started using those. Updates to Existing Material Of course, […]
Legion of Liberty: Superheroes of 1776 gets a shout-out on Episode 81 of the Wild Die Podcast! Listen here!
If you ever wanted a game where your pink meeple, armed with a crowbar and an assault rifle, could ride a motorcycle through the walls of a shopping mall killing zombies… then your name is probably Scott Almes, designer of Tiny Epic Zombies by Gamelyn Games. Tiny Epic Zombies is a 1-5 player game that takes about 30-45 […]
Recently, the Wild Die podcast reviewed the Children of the Apocalypse setting book. I thoroughly enjoyed the review (presented below), and thought that the Wild Die crew had some great ideas for adventures. The result is the new Pay-What-You-Want adventure Disks of Chaos, which follows the adventures of Sir Dave (“It’s pronounced dah-VEY”) Bearington as he attempts to secure these powerful artifacts […]
If you like the idea of the Secret Avengers and love conspiracy theories, Titan Effect (by Knight Errant Media) might be the Savage setting for you! Titan Effect is a modern-era covert operations setting with superpowered agents throwing down for control of the future of humanity. I backed the Kickstarter and received the final setting PDF recently, so […]
Manuel reviews the Children of the Apocalypse setting book on the Wild Die Podcast.
Since I’m working on my own superhero setting, I thought I would check out one of the classic settings from Pinnacle, Necessary Evil. In this setting, aliens have invaded Earth and wiped out almost all of the superheroes – leaving only the supervillains to lead a resistance. The superhero-building rules in Necessary Evil basically mirror those in the […]
I just finished listening to the first episode of the Dungeon Master’s Ludus, a Secret Cabal Gaming podcast. I’ve been listening to the Secret Cabal for some time now, and this is their first effort at a focused podcast on gamemastering (not just dungeon mastery, despite the title). The podcast features Jamie and Bender, two of […]
Saturday was my first chance to break out Rising Sun, the Kickstarted game of diplomacy and battle from CMON. We played a five-player game using the standard five clans, Lotus, Koi, Bonsai, Turtle, and Dragonfly (me), but did include the Kickstarter exclusive monsters. Both the Kaiju and the Phoenix from the Kickstarter came into play. […]