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Book Review: Starfinder: Pact Worlds

Starfinder:  Pact Worlds, by Pazio One thing that is important when one is looking at a game is to gain a sense of place about the world that one is supposed to be playing in.  At times, as is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Starfinder: Alien Archive

Starfinder:  Alien Archive, by Paizo This particular book is an interesting one, although I wish I would have read it in a different order than I did, as there was another book in the series that would have made this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Traveller Core Rulebook

Traveller Core Rulebook, by Gareth Hanrahan When I am reviewing a book like this for a game that I am unfamiliar with, my main question is whether or not this sort of guide makes me want to play the game … Continue reading

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Book Review: Feast Of Legends: Rise From The Deep Freeze

Feast Of Legends:  Rise From The Deep Freeze, by Wendy’s I am by no means unfamiliar with reviewing culture that springs from the desire to support a corporate brand, and Wendy’s is no stranger to this game in particular [1].  … Continue reading

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Book Review: SuperBetter

SuperBetter:  The Power Of Living Gamefully, by Jane McGonigal I was pleased to read this book for several reasons, at least in general, largely because the approach discussed in this book is one I tend to undertake.  The author encourages … Continue reading

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Book Review: Primal Power

Primal Power (Dungeons & Dragons), by Mike Mearls While this book is disappointingly a 4th edition D&D supplement, and therefore not very useful to those of us who prefer the 5th edition, there is still something worthwhile here in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Of Vile Darkness

The Book Of Vile Darkness (Dungeons & Dragons), by Robert J. Schwalb This particular book is an interesting one because it reveals something that is not commonly known when it comes to Dungeons & Dragons (and indeed a great deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chairs Are Where The People Sit

The Chairs Are Where The People Sit, by Misha Glouberman with Sheila Heti This book was not quite what I expected it to be.  Once upon a time I wrote a play called “A Play About Chairs” that made fun … Continue reading

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Book Review: Getting Gamers

Getting Gamers:  The Psychology Of Video Games And Their Impact On The People Who Play Them, by Jamie Madigan It is very obvious that this book is written by someone who is very fond of video games, but also someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: RPG Maker For Teens

RPG Maker For Teens, by Michael Duggan This book is an interesting one, and one I would have liked to have read (or would have liked to have existed) when I was a teenager myself.  As someone who grew up … Continue reading

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