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Cairn RPG
by Blaine S.
Publisher: Nocturnal Media
Date Added: 07/16/2017 19:29:36
Cairn RPG I have to say this system, based on the d12, is quite unique, as elegant as it is simple. The simplicity of the rules and the tone of the setting would make this a great RPG to introduce to kids, but it's also easily mature enough for adult gamers. The text is also very readable, with an entertaining dry commentary. I do have two minor criticisms: the text references Awakened badgers a number of times yet offers no stats for playing badgers, and in quite a few places the text is plagued by run on sentences and typos that hurt readability. I'd love to see additional sources that perhaps detail new locations and additional Awakened animals, like the missing badger (there's also an illustration of an Awakened red fox that would make a welcome addition)....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Endless Miniatures - Heroes Volume 1
by Gary N.
Publisher: Nemo Works
Date Added: 07/16/2017 16:43:02
Endless Miniatures - Heroes Volume 1 What great-looking miniatures! A pleasure to look at and use in my games!

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Endless Dungeons - Basic Set
by Gary N.
Publisher: Nemo Works
Date Added: 07/16/2017 16:40:10
Endless Dungeons - Basic Set All of the previous reviewers are correct... Every one of the products in the Endless Dungeons series are fantastic. The artwork is outstanding and the way the tiles are created make for any easy, quick setup of a random dungeon. I sincerely hope NemoWorks plans on continuing with the line, as I will definitely be buying anything & everything they release for Endless Dungeons.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDEX1-03 Shadows of the Moonsea (5e)
by Jeffrey F.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 07/16/2017 15:46:45
DDEX1-03 Shadows of the Moonsea (5e) DDEX 1-3 Shadows Over Moonsea is a Adventure League legal adventure with 5 parts. This first part is contains the hook to the adventure which can easily build off previous interaction the group has had in other Phlan based adventures. It's straight forward with some interesting NPC's that is good at getting the group interested in the adventure to follow. The second part of the adventure is a brief three section traveling scene. Two of which are roleplaying encounters and one which can be either combat or non-combat. The NPC's motivation are detailed enough and the first NPC has the right amount of info to help foreshadow and entice the player forward and the third NPC sets a good example of what the players are in for where they are going. The third part can be a bit hectic but overall it's a good hint at some of the twist later in the adventure. Players can spend time investigating or building defenses. The NPC are interesting and the players action can have a noticable effe...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Karthun: Lands of Conflict
by Stephen B.
Publisher: Evil Hat Productions, LLC
Date Added: 07/16/2017 14:52:38
Karthun: Lands of Conflict Brian Patterson has given a gift to the gaming community. This book pulls together author's life long dream of sharing a fantasy setting that is packed with flavor. This book is perfect for anyone lookig for inspiration for a setting to run in for D&D, Pathfinder, or any system you choose.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Time & Time Again (Level 19 PCs)
by Eric H.
Publisher: Dan Coleman Productions
Date Added: 07/16/2017 12:23:27
Time & Time Again (Level 19 PCs) The layout was very good for helping me as the DM to prepare for this adventure. The maps have notated plot and interest points on them and the story is unique which in my opinion also helped keep the party on the story line rather than skipping 80% of an adventure with creative use of spells. You will definately want to record the party's questions they have for their future selves and ask it back to them when the time comes. I would strongly recommend buffing every monster or at least the last encounter if your party is well geared or has more than 4 players. As-is this adventure should take about 4 hours depending on how efficient your party is at dispatching foes....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Grimm: Core Rulebook
by Guntis V.
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Date Added: 07/16/2017 09:27:35
Grimm: Core Rulebook I love the idea. I love this game's world and its inhabitants. Linear d6 system is also cool. However, now that I'm about to lead a Grimm game, I found what I don't love. The thick maze of intertwined trait advantages and disadvantages, requiring to have read and memorized a lot of the book. Without a concise guidance for newcomers. Will have to make a lot of notes to avoid being lost in the seemingly simple rules. But I'll do it, the game is worth the effort. Damn, maybe I should write a beginner's manual for this game later on?...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
OWB010: OWB: Tactical Combat
by Customer Name Withheld
Publisher: Small Niche Games
Date Added: 07/16/2017 08:18:05
OWB010: OWB: Tactical Combat This is a great addition to the already great Operation Whitebox line of products. A detailed supplement detailing anything one needs to know for running Combat involving small scale squads to larger. Includes movement in difficult terrain, crawling and sneaking along etc. Any rule you can think of for a war-based game is here. The supplement has good graphics detailing the use of "minis" if you play that style and also enough details to strictly play "Theater of the Mind". A list of weapons and vehicles and their usage. Overall a A+....

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Maximum Xcrawl: Powered by Pathfinder
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Goodman Games
Date Added: 07/16/2017 07:33:27
Maximum Xcrawl: Powered by Pathfinder An Endzeitgeist.com review This massive hardcover clocks in at 155 pages, 151 if you take away editorial, ToC, etc. This review is based on the hardcover of the book, namely the Swimsuit Edition 2014, which comes with a nice wrap-around variant cover. This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print version of this book. All righty, so first things first: What is Xcrawl? If you haven't seen this unique setting/playstyle, then let me enlighten you: On one hand, the proceedings take place in an allotopia, an alternate world akin to ours, though it also borrows from near-future/cyberpunk as well as fantasy. What do I mean by this? Well, the setting itself is one wherein dwarves, elves etc. all live with us on the planet, and one where magic is real. The focus, for the purpose of this book, lies on the United States, or rather, the North America Empire, the analogue within the realms of Xcrawl. The world itself is not one suffused with a plethora of high-tech, ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Crimson Heroes: Pregenerated Characters
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Legendary Games
Date Added: 07/16/2017 07:30:55
Crimson Heroes: Pregenerated Characters An Endzeitgeist.com review This collection of pregens for the classic Curse of the Crimson Throne AP clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 26 pages of content, so let's take a look! All right, so first things first: The characters herein have been created with a 20-pt.-buy method, but for GMs and groups enjoying the added challenge, scaling notes for 15-pt.-buy characters can be found - nice! The presentation follows the by now tried and tested (and really nice) way of the pregen-books released by Legendary Games: We have a gorgeous full-color artwork for each of the characters, alongside a quote that represents the respective characters. It should also be noted that fold-up paper minis for all characters can be found herein. Now, let's take a look at the characters and start with Ardimaius Trente - and a brief glimpse at the character will tell ...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
5E Mini-Dungeon #031: Dwarven Dread
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: AAW Games
Date Added: 07/16/2017 07:29:52
5E Mini-Dungeon #031: Dwarven Dread An Endzeitgeist.com review This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks being noted for the GM. Unlike most 5E Mini-Dungeons, this one does not come with VTT-maps or player-friendly iterations, which is a bit of a bummer. Since this product line's goal is providing short diversions, side-quest dungeons etc., I will not expect mind-shattering revelations, massive plots or particularly smart or detailed depictions, instead tackling the line for what it is. Got that? Great! This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion. ... .. . Still here? All right! It can always get worse. This simple premise is represented in many an experience, many a module - and here, it is represented by the duergar. Evil and loathsome t...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL06-01 A Thousand Tiny Deaths (5e)
by Charlie G.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 07/16/2017 04:31:22
DDAL06-01 A Thousand Tiny Deaths (5e) A fun dungeon crawl with some decent combat encounters, especially a boss fight that can be very lethal to a part of level 1's. I just wish it was a little longer and had some more opprotunities for roleplay. Still, I would recommend this adventure, and I would advise running it for the targeted level of characters, as it might be a little too harsh for level 1's, especially if they are first-time players.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Blood and Bone
by Shaun L.
Publisher: Arcana Games
Date Added: 07/15/2017 23:20:25
Blood and Bone I played a Blood and Bone campaign with a few friends, and I can honestly say that this system and world is fantastic. I highly recommend that everyone who is a fan of d20 systems to give this a try. Characters do not have classes and instead are able to acquire whichever upgrades that help flesh out their character. Upgrades include anything from having higher chances to intimidate someone, remembering how to lock/unlock any lock you have already picked, cleaving through enemies with huge weapons, or gaining the ability to raise the dead. You can make pretty much any interesting character with these abilities, and they all have a dramatic effect on your gameplay and strategy. The system also has a great method for gaining proficiency in skills. Every level, you are able to gain proficiency in new skills or increase your proficiency in your current skills. Instead of gaining flat modifiers to your rolls, you instead roll additional proficiency dice (d4, d6, d8, d10, d12) along wi...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
Dyson Logos' Fifth Edition Character Sheets
by Brad S.
Publisher: ZERObarrier
Date Added: 07/15/2017 21:23:11
Dyson Logos' Fifth Edition Character Sheets A great product! I highly recommend puchasing and look forward to using.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-02 The Black Road (5e)
by Lorinda H.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 07/15/2017 17:55:46
DDAL05-02 The Black Road (5e) Overall I liked this adventure, but there were some flaws in the plot that I found troublesome. Pros: -Good mix of role play, exploration, and combat challenges; the "non combat" encounters help keep the focus on the goal, not the combats, and thought has been given to those parties who seek non combat resolutions when possible. -several places where player choices affect the plot beyond the immediate encounter, and a nice flowchart to see how the various paths the authors envision the players taking; more options than I seen in any other AL module, although my experience is limited. -In the "skill challenge" encounter, the authors brainstormed a wide range of possible responses to the presented threat, which I appreciated. (But....see below) -I appreciated the inclusion of an "optional" encounter, flagged to skip if time was short. (Im my case it was because we had a late start and a hard stop time.) -Hooks for every faction and the factionless. Cons: -Major narrative pr...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
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