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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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Book Review: The Book Of Random Tables 3

The Book Of Random Tables 3, by Matt Davids As far as books go, this is not a complicated one.  This book, and others like it (as this is at least the third in a series that goes on for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Four Against Darkness

Four Against Darkness:  A Solitaire Dungeon-Delving Pen-And-Paper Game, by Andrea Sfiligoi There comes a time in every gamer’s life when they realize that most tabletop role playing games require other people.  As my friends will attest to, I have found … Continue reading

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Book Review: Baldur’s Gate: Descent Into Avernus

Baldur’s Gate:  Descent Into Avernus, by Wizards Of The Coast It may not be a popular observation to make, but the D&D mission books do have an educational mission that is not always sufficiently recognized either by those who are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cityscape

Cityscape:  An Essential Guide To Urban Adventuring, by Aril Marmell and C.A. Suleiman In general, at least in terms of its concept, I found this book pretty compelling.  Like many people, I have spent a great deal of my life … Continue reading

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Book Review: Waterdeep: Dungeon Of The Mad Mage

Waterdeep:  Dungeon Of The Mad Mage, by Wizards Of The Coast Intriguingly enough, this book has a book that comes from a previous volume that I read and reviewed in this series [1], and it too uses the Yawning Portal … Continue reading

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Book Review: Guildmaster’s Guide To Ravnica

Guildmaster’s Guide To Ravnica, by Wizards RPG Team What would a fantasy world be like if it was one giant city filled with quarreling factions?  Aside from not seeming all that different from our contemporary world, it would be quite … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tales From The Yawning Portal

Tales From The Yawning Portal, by the Wizards RPG Team It’s easy to see why this book exists.  There are some books where the purpose of their existence is puzzling and has to be explained, but here, even if the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Storm King’s Thunder

Storm King’s Thunder, by Wizards RPG Team If you are familiar with the various Norse heathen myths of frost giants and other forms of giants who were at odds with the Norse gods than a lot of this book’s mythos … Continue reading

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Book Review: Princes Of The Apocalypse

Princes Of The Apocalypse:  Elemental Evil, by John-Paul Balmet I have to admit that this particular scenario seemed to me to be a bit overpowering for its target gaming party.  This particular scenario involves serious threats to a region that … Continue reading

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