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Book Review: Star Trek Adventures: The Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook

Star Trek Adventures:  The Roleplaying Game:  Core Rulebook, by various authors If you have read a lot of core rulebooks for various roleplaying games as I have, this book will be very familiar to you.  As I said, it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Star Wars: Force And Destiny Roleplaying Game

Star Wars:  Force And Destiny Roleplaying Game, by Fantasy Flight Games One might wonder why it is that there are three separate but very similar role playing games relating to Star Wars that were roughly simultaneously released on the market.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Star Wars: Edge Of Empire Roleplaying Game

Star Wars:  Edge Of Empire Roleplaying Game:  Core Rulebook, by Fantasy Flight Games As one might expect, there is a great deal of similarity between the various Star Wars roleplaying games.  Those who have played some of the core rulebooks … Continue reading

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Book Review: Star Wars: Age Of Rebellion Roleplaying Game

Star Wars:  Age Of Rebellion Role Playing Game:  Core Rulebook, by Fantasy Flight Games It is easy to see how this game would be appealing to many people.  Despite the fact that it is missing my favorite player race (Devaronian, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Legend Of The Five Rings: 4th Edition

Legend Of The Five Rings:  4th Edition, by Shawn Carman, Robert Hobart, Jim Pinto, and Brian Yoon A coworker of mine has played this game, and I can see why he enjoyed it so much given his interest in Japanese … Continue reading

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Book Review: King Arthur Pendragon

King Arthur Pendragon, by Greg Stafford This game has a lot of rolls in it.  If your idea of a fun role playing game is a dark fantasy version of the Arturian legends with lots of magic and as many … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game

Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game, by Luke Crane & David Petersen I must admit that I’m not familiar with the cartoon that this game is based on, but the concept itself is easy enough to understand.  If you like your role … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dungeon Master 4th Edition For Dummies

Dungeon Master 4th Edition For Dummies, by James Wyatt, Bill Slavicsek, and Richard Baker The biggest issue with this book is that it focuses attention on the 4th edition, which is likely the least accomplished edition of D&D to come … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everything Tabletop Games Book

The Everything Tabletop Games Book, by Bebo As fond as I am of enjoying tabletop games, I must admit that this book is far beyond my own experience of having played such games.  Looking at this book, I could say … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ork!: The Roleplaying Game

Ork!:  The Roleplaying Game, by Jon Leitheusser, et al When you are creating intellectual property for a text-based roleplaying game and you are trying to avoid problems with the intellectual property of others, you have to play things pretty carefully … Continue reading

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