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Talented Bestiary Preview!
by aundrey s.
Publisher: Rogue Genius Games
Date Added: 04/28/2017 10:15:47
Talented Bestiary Preview! Looks awesome, they need to release this as this has been in development for over a year also all messages as to the status of this product have gone unanswered. Hope its released soon

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
OneDice Universal Revised
by Adrian J.
Publisher: Cakebread & Walton
Date Added: 04/28/2017 09:21:30
OneDice Universal Revised **PDF Version** (Quick disclaimer: I am the author of some other OneDice material and a big fan of the system since its inception) Updated and revised, the OneDice Universal ruleset goes from strength to strength. The original was good but it just got better with additional rules and ideas between the covers. Love the new look cover too. The page count now stands at over 80 pages with the rules for Mooks & Minions plus Sanity in there too. The layout has also improved making it even easier to read through. Additionally, the book also includes a multiplayer fantasy adventure plus a solo play (Pick a Path style) Sci Fi one. Great for any age group and the rules actually encourage roleplay rather than just rolling dice. A good system for teaching rp as well as for more experienced gamers. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
The Heydelberg Horror
by Adrian J.
Publisher: Cakebread & Walton
Date Added: 04/28/2017 09:06:38
The Heydelberg Horror **PDF Version** A great and different addition to the Clockwork & Chivalry line. This (the first of a campaign) is set in Europe rather than the United Kingdom and features extra rules for the creation of more diverse PCs. The adventure itself is well written and well worth the money with a well woven story and background which is very tricky to comment on without giving any spoilers. The art and maps are decent too and have quite a period look to them. Rest assured you won't be disappointed As a side note : With a bit of work this adventure can be also used quite easily with the Renaissance RPG Deluxe rules, BRP and CoC. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Adventure Book (Pathfinder)
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Infinium Game Studios
Date Added: 04/28/2017 07:53:07
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Adventure Book (Pathfinder) An Endzeitgeist.com review This massive first installment of the ambitious Dark Obelisk AP clocks in at a thoroughly impressive 497 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 5 pages of ToC, 4 pages blank, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 483 pages of content, so let's take a look! This was move up in my review-queue as a prioritized review and I received a print copy, further moving this up in my review queue. Now, at this point, I have already talked about several of the unique properties of this AP - reward stars, quadded statblocks and attitude trackers. I explained those in the reviews of the books where they are most relevant. As a brief refresher regarding the helpful layout: The book explains its unique presentation: Taking a cue from AAW Games' playbook and similarly well-presented adventures, we get handy, color-coded boxes: Obstacles are e.g. in an orange/yellowish box; loot can be found in blue boxes and icons clearly denote the respective components ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Dramatis Personae & Bestiary (Pathfinder)
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Infinium Game Studios
Date Added: 04/28/2017 07:51:50
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Dramatis Personae & Bestiary (Pathfinder) An Endzeitgeist.com review This massive TOME of a book clocks in at 487 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page mission statement, 2 pages of editorial, 2 pages of ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with 478 pages of material, so let's take a look! Well, before we do, let us pause for a second and recap the unique aspects of Infinium Game Studios-releases that we've covered so far, all right? In my review of the Player's Guide and the pregens, I talked briefly about the alternate character progression system via reward stars. (It can be easily ignored in favor of XP, just fyi.) In the pregen-book, I noted the quadded statblocks. Basically, we get 4 iterations of every NPC and creature featured in these tomes, which, in conjunction with quadded challenge blocks generally means that you could run the adventure Berinncorte for higher level groups. I'd strongly advise against that, since not all challenges are quadded and due to the tone of the first half of the module - but m...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Ship Files: Atticus Class Freelancer
by Richard T.
Publisher: Moon Toad Publishing
Date Added: 04/28/2017 04:13:44
Ship Files: Atticus Class Freelancer Another new Moon Toad ship file and whilst I have liked the others this one really fits the bill for an interesting player ship. Moving away from the traditional Type S 1oot Scout I like the idea of a 6G light multi role ship. Moon Toad, through the art of the polished images from Ian Stead, deliver fresh products with plenty of little extra facets. The multiple designs of hull colours, the seperated deck plans and even a NPC crew provide everything in one value added package. This new one feels like a maturing product so if you're looking for a new vessel to freshen up your party in whatever flavour of d6 powered sci-fi you play, grab this. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Sideshow
by Seth K.
Publisher: Tavernmaster Games
Date Added: 04/28/2017 00:14:21
Sideshow A refreshingly different solo adventure. Between jobs, you get sidetracked and end up at a circus. Encounters ensue. The story itself is good, and the encounters offer a pretty good variety of choice, especially for something scripted. Much of the combat is pretty difficult; you're up against some seriously high moster ratings, especially if you've created a new Level 1 character for the adventure (which is what the book advises). The key, I discovered early on, is to use magic whenever available. That helps...a lot. Otherwise, cheat (I admit, eventually I had to nerf some of the monsters to a more reasonable rating, but such is the beauty of tabletop gaming). It's a fun adventure, very unique, and its use of magic is very effective. It also includes a DM guide if you want to do the adventure as a multiplayer game. Play this! It's WELL worth it....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDEX2-14 The Sword of Selfaril (5e)
by vasilie c.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 04/27/2017 11:27:32
DDEX2-14 The Sword of Selfaril (5e) This adventure is great. The players truly get a feeling they are changing the world around them by the end. I must say, though, that this adventure plays best if run immediately after "Mayhem in the Earthspur Mines". The two go perfectly together. The NPCs the players must deal with are very interesting, the story is unique and feels epic, and the encounter in the middle of the sewers is really cool. The final battle feels a bit anti-climactic to me (there is no big bad boss), and the villains the PCs have to face in the end are literally introduced just seconds brefore the fight. This means the PCs feel like they are just battling random enemies. I would have liked a more fleshed-out villain or truly epic fight (see "Hartkiller's Horn") to make for a more satisfying ending. Overall, I would highly recommend this adventure. If you change the battle at the end I think your players will be much happier. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDEX2-04 Mayhem in the Earthspur Mines (5e)
by vasilie c.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 04/27/2017 11:19:36
DDEX2-04 Mayhem in the Earthspur Mines (5e) This is in my top 5 favorite adventures for Adventure League. It feels epic, and if run properly has some amazing potential for really fun roleplaying in addition to the fun encounters. The only drawback I can think of is that it tends to run longer than the advertised 4 hours, taking up about 5 hours on average, or 6 if you really spend time fleshing out the NPCs. *** Spoilers **** The story takes the players from meeting with the city's head of clandestyne operations, to a grimy inn that hosts colliseum-style fights (to the death). From there, the PCs meet some of the city's underground players, a slimy and cocky fighter, and a cool dwarf gladiator. The gladitorial fights are really cool. The story then expands into something of epic proportions, where the players have to brave a blizzard on their long journey into the mines, and they can stop at an inn, see gryphons flying, survive an avalanche, get attacked by Yetis, and confronting an army of dwarves. The meeti...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Premium Atlas (Unisystem)
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Infinium Game Studios
Date Added: 04/27/2017 07:42:52
Dark Obelisk 1: Berinncorte: Premium Atlas (Unisystem) An Endzeitgeist.com review The premium atlas for the first part of the excessively detailed Dark Obelisk AP clocks in at a massive 139 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages ToC, 1 page mission statement, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with132 pages of MAPS. This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy of it and due to being chosen as a prioritized review via my patreon. Yes, you read correctly. 132 pages of maps. Now, first things first - what kind of maps do we get? The book is roughly separated in 4 different chapters: Two featuring maps for Act One of "Dark Obelisk I: Berinncorte", two representing the changed circumstances that can be found in Act 3 of the massive module. As you may have deduced, one such chapter each contains the respective GM-maps, one the player-maps. The GM-maps feature keys on them, secret doors and the like - and the player's maps can actually be used as handouts as is: The deceptive numbers and secre...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Caster Prestige Archetype: Diabolist
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Purple Duck Games
Date Added: 04/27/2017 07:40:55
Caster Prestige Archetype: Diabolist An Endzeitgeist.com review This installment of the Caster Prestige Archetype-series clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with about 6 pages of content, so let's take a look! So, what are these? In case you are not familiar with the concept, a prestige archetype represents a way to not have to take a prestige class; after 3.X's flood, many players and GMs were justifiably tired of the concept...something that is also represented within the design of some PrCs out there. Worse in my opinion, the 3.X flood killed the "prestige"-aspect - the PrCs felt more like kits that could only be taken later, to use a 2nd edition analogue. PFRPG has partially inherited this issue - while there now are significantly more PrCs that emphasize "prestige", we still have ample of concepts that do not have to be represented by a PrC. The massive amount of excellent assassin-fixes out there would be just one example that not all PrCs should be PrCs. Enter this series. ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Caster Prestige Archetype: Demoniac
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Purple Duck Games
Date Added: 04/27/2017 07:39:17
Caster Prestige Archetype: Demoniac An Endzeitgeist.com review This installment of the Caster Prestige Archetype-series clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 1.75 pages of SRD, leaving us with slightly more than 5 pages of content, so let's take a look! So, what are these? In case you are not familiar with the concept, a prestige archetype represents a way to not have to take a prestige class; after 3.X's flood, many players and GMs were justifiably tired of the concept...something that is also represented within the design of some PrCs out there. Worse in my opinion, the 3.X flood killed the "prestige"-aspect - the PrCs felt more like kits that could only be taken later, to use a 2nd edition analogue. PFRPG has partially inherited this issue - while there now are significantly more PrCs that emphasize "prestige", we still have ample of concepts that do not have to be represented by a PrC. The massive amount of excellent assassin-fixes out there would be just one example that not all PrCs should be PrCs. Ente...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
V20 Lore of the Bloodlines
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing
Date Added: 04/26/2017 20:22:54
V20 Lore of the Bloodlines Overall, the book is really good. It fleshes out the Bloodlines in interesting ways. I like the Samedi, Daughters, and Gargoyle chapters the best - I think those stuck closest to old canon while still being widely usable, and the Gargoyle variants are great. Those become more playable. The Trujah chapter is good in that it tells their side of the story more. The Kiasyd have a sommalier schtick added to them, yet no explanation of how they create these vintages that provide heady rushes - this should've been detailed and just better than taking Crafts with a specialty in Blood Vintages. Baali are still...Baali. Modern Salubri (not just the Sabbat variety) are detailed and semi-playable, but only where there are not Tremere, because, well, Tremere. Harbingers are also included, and have one utterly broken merit that is pretty much a must-have for any Necromantically inclined character. Overall, the one big complaint I have with the book is that it adds more to the True Black Hand bein...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Calvinball: The CCCG
by Derek T.
Publisher: Recent Future Games
Date Added: 04/26/2017 18:33:44
Calvinball: The CCCG This product is exactly what i expected it to be, All 5 of the Prior Reviews are Correct :) I have long kept a deck of mixed ccg's for use as a encounter and event deck, and use it when the players are ignoring more subtle clues that they are pushing their luck, I plan on hiding a copy of this in the shelf of game systems. To see how long it takes before one finds it, and "replies" in kind to an encounter

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
GATEWAY - The d20 Tabletop Roleplaying Game
by Dom B.
Publisher: Aurican 's Lair
Date Added: 04/26/2017 18:17:41
GATEWAY - The d20 Tabletop Roleplaying Game This is a great game, for beginning players and is especially fun for one-shots. The less constrained nature of the game lends a very cinematic feel to action and interaction - things flow smoothly and happen faster.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
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