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Game Review: The Oregon Trail Card Game

The Oregon Trail Card Game, By Pressman (2-6 Players Ages 12 and Up) This game is precisely the sort of card game that I find appealing.  For one, I am part of the target demographic of the game, namely someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Su Doku For Dummies

Su Doku For Dummies, by Andrew Heron & Edmund James It should be stated at the outset that this is not a book that provides a lot to read.  Barely 20 pages of this book contain text for reading, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide

D&D:  Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, by edited by Jeremy Crawford & Kim Mohan If you read this book, it is pretty likely that you are interested in the geography and culture of the imaginary Forgotten Realms area of the role … Continue reading

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Book Review: Player’s Strategy Guide

Dungeons & Dragons:  Player’s Strategy Guide, by Andy Collins & Eytan Burnstein It is always a somewhat ominous sign for me as a reader when the back text of a book consists of obvious attempts at flattery, namely the way … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races

Pathfinder Campaign Setting:  Inner Sea Races, by Ross Byers, John Compton, Adam Daigle, Crystal Frasier, Matthew Goodall, Alex Greenshields, James Jacobs, Amanda Harmon Kunz, Ron Lundeen, Rob McCreary, Jessica Price, David N. Ross, Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pathfinder Role Playing Game: Strategy Guide

Pathfinder Role Playing Game:  Strategy Guide, by Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, John Compton, Jessica Price, and Sean K. Reynolds As the GM for an extended tabletop gaming campaign [1], one of my players commented in our most recent sessions that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Firefly Role-Playing Game

Firefly Role-Playing Game, Gaming In The ‘Verse:  Core Book, by Monica Valentinelli, Mark Diaz Truman, Brendan Conway, Dean Gilbert, and Jack Norris For those browncoats who are sufficiently passionate about the world of Firefly [1] that they are willing to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Player’s Option: Heroes Of Shadow

Player’s Option:  Heroes Of Shadow, by Mike Mearls, Claudio Pozas, and Robert J. Schwalb A book like this, even if it aimed squarely at the table top gaming community [1], has a lot of insight to offer that may be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Player’s Option: Heroes Of The Feywild

Player’s Option:  Heroes Of The Feywild, by Rodney Thompson, ,Claudio Pozas, and Stee Townshend Readers of this book should be aware that it is a supplement for those who are particularly interested in creating unusual characters or gaining a greater … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heroes Of The Forgotten Kingdoms

Heroes Of The Forgotten Kingdoms, by Mike Mearls, Bill Slavicsek, and Rodney Thompson In many ways, this book is the less glamorous twin  to its companion volume, Heroes Of The Fallen Lands [1].  The reasons why are easy to see. … Continue reading

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