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OBE: Hard Boiled Armies for D&D 4E
by Benjamin W.
Publisher: Highmoon Games
Date Added: 01/21/2018 21:21:53
OBE: Hard Boiled Armies for D&D 4E This supplement takes a daunting idea and makes it simple. Rather than try to reinvent the wheel by inventing a complex new system that has to be explained to players, Hard Boiled Armies takes regular gameplay and walks you through scaling it up to handle everything from a city watch protecting from an invading force to full-scale warfare. This is all done in a fashion that allows an (in-game) protracted war move at a pace that is completely viable for real gameplay. This is truly an elegant solution to a chronic challenge in roleplaying games....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DL1 Dragons of Despair (1e)
by Greg T.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 01/21/2018 20:36:49
DL1 Dragons of Despair (1e) A classic module, but an inadequate DriveThru reproduction (As of 16 Jan 2018) (DriveThru says the PDF was updated on 20 Jan 18 but the problems below have not been fixed.) Headline note: The currently available PDF of this module contains significant errors, presumably arising from the process of making the text searchable, resulting in multiple places where text is now cut off and paragraphs are incomplete. In addition, the image scans are low resolution and appear heavily pixelated on both PDF view and print. In its current state it simply does not represent an accurate or complete scan of the module. My review of 2/5 ("Bad") is substantially based on the state of the PDF. An accurate presentation of the original module would receive a score of 4 out of 5. I have informed DriveThru of the issue but as of this writing have received no response. The rest: Putting the poor scan aside, this is a classic AD&D 1e module, the first in the long-running original Dragonlance DL ...

Rating:
[2 of 5 Stars!]
vs. Dragons Adventures: Magic’s Demand
by James E.
Publisher: Fat Goblin Games
Date Added: 01/21/2018 13:51:42
vs. Dragons Adventures: Magic’s Demand *Disclaimer:* I received a free copy of this product for the purpose of this review. This is a 13-page, black-and-white product. It is NOT a standalone release - as an adventure, you'll need the (quite affordable) vs. Dragons ruleset to go with it. Each section of the adventure is about two pages long (hey, it's vs. M - fast and easy is the goal here), featuring the weird things happening in the village of Hazelmoure. Each section consists of a few scenes (specific conversations/events for the players to interact with), culminating in the hopefully-epic last battle. Three different endings are given, based on how successful the heroes were. This is a solid adventure for game night in its own right, as well as a good sample if you prefer to make your own adventures but aren't sure how to build them in this system. Either way, it's a worthy companion for vs. Dragons....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
vs. Dragons
by James E.
Publisher: Fat Goblin Games
Date Added: 01/21/2018 13:43:39
vs. Dragons *Disclaimer:* I received a free copy of this product for the purpose of this review. By this point, Fat Goblin Games is getting pretty darn good with the vs. M Engine. As with the other 'vs. X' releases, you don't need anything else to actually play the game. Character creation is simple and only involves a few choices from a limited number of options, though this version has a bit more stuff in the way of equipment and valuables than some of the other choices. After character creation, we get into the specifics of the system, including the core mechanic of drawing cards to overcome challenges, taking damage, and so on. This release also comes with quite a few monsters to throw at players - it's not a full-on bestiary, but there are enough foes for at least two or three games, mostly featuring iconic fantasy creatures like goblins, dragons, and an assortment of demons. There are also a number of magical items, which are less about giving "bonuses" to numbers and more about pro...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Free Trader Deck Plans
by Andrew L.
Publisher: CyborgPrime Publishing
Date Added: 01/21/2018 12:22:24
Free Trader Deck Plans The plans look nice, though I acquired them for my wife. I'm sure she'll find them useful, for her Doctor Who game if nothing else.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-11 Forgotten Traditions (5e)
by Todd W.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 01/21/2018 11:56:59
DDAL05-11 Forgotten Traditions (5e) So I ran this almost a year ago, something happened while running it that has kind of changed my life and I am forever partial to this module. It is an awesome module to run as a DM as there are a lot of interesting elements in this module. WEAKNESSES - A lot going on and you need to be a good battle manager. STRENGTHS - A lot of replayability with so much going on you could play a couple times and have very different stories as a result - the wild magic table makes this really interesting for spellcasters and adds a lot of interesting and memorable moments. So to that event that changed my life ... one of the players, the bard, knew behind the doors were two giants. She thought she would be clever and polymorph into a trex as she entered the room. She did such but the wild magic surge occured and she turned into a potted plant. The giants were bewildered and didnt understand what was going on. Another character ran into the room, picked up the potted plant and threw i...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Races of the Outer Rim: the Ruanoch
by Abraham Z.
Publisher: Total Party Kill Games
Date Added: 01/21/2018 11:20:00
Races of the Outer Rim: the Ruanoch Get this one if you are looking for a stubborn, bad tempered, hard-drinking race; they are great to have around in a fight, but difficult to deal with in any other type of encounter. Great to use as NPCs or PCs, lots of good roleplay opportunities.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Two Sided Roleplaying
by Goran E.
Publisher: Le Trip Fantastique
Date Added: 01/21/2018 10:52:54
Two Sided Roleplaying Well, I can't believe that: a game that says it allows you to role play in two minutes and that just does that. There is no character sheet but who cares after all in a one page rpg ruleset. System is funny (i like the roleplay with a 2 dided diMe thing) and not that unrealistic after all. At least it's damn quick. Perfect to play rpg in a bus or with kids on holidays' car trip (btw is that the "trip" in the name of the company???) Doubleplusgood as a game but only 4 stars because it is just a one-page game. However this is really a universal system, not a "one scene scenario mini rpg" one. (sorry for posting two times the same post, this is my first day here;)...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
A Naturalist's Guide to Talislanta 1E
by Goran E.
Publisher: Steve Sechi
Date Added: 01/21/2018 10:46:48
A Naturalist's Guide to Talislanta 1E Delighted to find this long time companion in a free pdf format. Talislanta System has always been one of my favorites, D20 + modifiers versus a fixed laddr of results. Very basic by today's standards but quite ahead of time in its gone days where D20 systemdi not exist (sure there was such a time!) The wonderful part is really the ecosystem of the world, very detailled and all. Creatures are original in a wicked way, entertaining and never have that "generic" kind you get in most other FRP. The pdf is nice, exactly like my book on my sheves. Doubleplusgood!...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Feng Shui 2
by Roger L. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Atlas Games
Date Added: 01/21/2018 05:28:42
Feng Shui 2 http://www.teilzeithelden.de/2018/01/21/ersteindruck-feng-sh-
ui-2-kung-fu-kicks-durch-raum-und-zeit-atlas-games/ Vorwe-
g: Nein, es geht bei Feng Shui nicht um die allseits bekannte daoistische Harmonielehre aus China. Vielmehr wirft euch Feng Shui hinein in das wilde Leben in einem 80er Actionfilm. Also holt die Nunchucks raus, es ist Zeit, ein paar Bösewichten in den Hintern zu treten. Ach was waren die 70er, 80er und 90er für Zeiten für Actionfans. Nicht nur, dass grandiose Schauspieler wie Jean-Claude van Damme, Sylvester Stallone und Bruce Lee auf der Leinwand zu sehen waren, diese Zeit brachte uns auch Filmperlen wie Stirb Langsam, Rocky und Terminator. Unzählige Male versuchte man als Kind, seinen großen Idolen nachzueifern und trat dabei aus Versehen den Fernseher vom Schrank des elterlichen Wohnzimmers. Heutzutage kann man sich zum Glück einfach seine Freunde schnappen und ganz in Ruhe mit Feng Shui 2 am Spieltisch dieses Gefühl zurückholen. Natürlich inklusive Zeitreisen u...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Dark New England: Five Chronicle Jumpstarts Bundle
by John M. S.
Publisher: White Wolf
Date Added: 01/21/2018 02:11:26
Dark New England: Five Chronicle Jumpstarts Bundle This is a solid little sourcebook with 5 starter adventures for Vampire: The Masquerade, some ideal for troupe play and one aimed at solo play. I particularly liked the solo play adventure though it was not the only thing that stood out. For full details, I did a review on my website [HERE](https://itsmorethanjustgaming.com/2018/01/20/dark-new-
-england-five-chronicle-jumpstarts-a-storytellers-vault-revi-
ew/)

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Experiment 0
by Natalie C.
Publisher: Left Hand Publishing
Date Added: 01/21/2018 00:01:59
Experiment 0 I was looking for a one-shot idea that was fresh, interesting and above all, fun for my players (and me!) This is that. It is such a great adventure. Great idea, great length! I'll update this review after I've run it, but from what I've read it will be the most fun we've had in a one-shot.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Ponyfinder - Campaign Setting
by Jacob K.
Publisher: Silver Games LLC
Date Added: 01/20/2018 23:52:06
Ponyfinder - Campaign Setting I came to this book after a long time of seeing friends sing its praises, so I wanted to see what the fuss was about. For those of you who don't want to read the full review, the gist is that this is both a great setting and a great book of player options, whether or not you are already a fan of the series that inspired it. If you are, this facilitates all the pony adventures you could want. The many racial choices presented are well balanced, with a couple of notable exceptions. Pegasi have the ability to fly from level 1, which can be an issue to some lower-powered groups. Similarly, the large-sized Anteans could unbalance things. The cursed Clockworks are notably underpowered, giving away much for little return, so new players should beware (and should probably pick the Steelhearts, presented later). The feats and traits sprinkled throughout range from unexciting to quite solid, and none that I spotted were immediate must-haves or system warping options. I will say that the organ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Enemy Strike File: Sea Devil
by Antonio M.
Publisher: HAZARD Studio
Date Added: 01/20/2018 21:57:33
Enemy Strike File: Sea Devil The Sea Devil is the perfect hook to start a marine related campaign. Great addition to tye Strike Files!

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Scene Stealers 1: Black Ice
by Antonio M.
Publisher: HAZARD Studio
Date Added: 01/20/2018 21:24:54
Scene Stealers 1: Black Ice If you want to run a game using SUPERS! Revised Edition, Black Ice is an excellent introductory escenario. My players enjoyed the story and they had the oportunity to deepen their knowledge of the system. Believe me, it has it all! Scene Stealers 1: Black Ice has been the starting point of our campaign, and taking unto avcount its success with my group, we will try more instalments of this series

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
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