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RPG Review: Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition (Ultra Deluxe) (2015)

RPGnet - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Shannon W. Hennessy (4/5): Mage is about EMPOWERMENT of the Human Spirit into something above and beyond the normal. Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition captures this ideology with stunning perfection.
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RPG Review: Pathfinder Playtest Rulebook (2018)

RPGnet - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Edward Kabara (3/4): TL; DR- Great Crunch, Decent Fluff, Horrible Layout. 89%
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RPG Review: The Gaean Reach (2014)

RPGnet - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Fred Furtado (4/5): Delivers a science fiction game with a Vancian feel, but could use more examples and a more extensive explanation of certain concepts. Lack of familiarity with the setting, may impair a player's enjoyment.
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RPG Review: Doom of the Savage Kings (2012)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/5): Genius dark fantasy spin on Beowulf, through a lens most METAL!
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RPG Review: Execution Corner (2013)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (3/4): Nice map and a solid page, with a lot of material - for PWYW, definitely worth checking out!
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RPG Review: Lusus Naturae (2015)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/5): Hard R rating bestiary; the most metal collection of nightmare-fuel monsters I have ever read! A masterpiece of horror/dark fantasy!
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Miniature Wargame Review: Guild Ball Season III: Alchemist's Guild (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/4): Controlling the battlefield gets a whole new meaning when the Alchemists storm the pitch.
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Miniature Wargame Review: Guild Ball Season III: Engineer's Guild (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/4): Playing football with fantasy robots.
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Miniature Wargame Review: Guild Ball Season III: Fisherman's Guild (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/4): The Guild that can counterattack against a prepared defense.
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Accessory / Software Review: Dioramas 3 (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/5): The Campaign Cartographer 3+ add-on that allows you to draw scenery. Scenery, I say!
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Battle Of Britain (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/3): Can this light squadron-level game be your introduction to wargaming?
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Lincoln (2018)

RPGnet - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (4/4): One of the lightest card-driven wargames out there aiming straight for the top... and I have only examined the pre-production copy.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars (2017)

RPGnet - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/5): 'Μόνοι γάρ τον τε μηδέν τῶνδε μετέχοντα οὐκ ἀπράγμονα, ἀλλ᾽ ἀχρεῖον νομίζομεν.' ('And we [Athenians] alone regard the man who takes no part in public affairs not as one who is idle, but as one who is useless.') - Περικλῆς (Pericles), 430 BC, almost 2500 years ago.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Codenames Duet (2017)

RPGnet - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (3/4): A cool game, yet it should have been a variant in standard Codenames.
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Board/Tactical Game Review: Codenames XXL (2018)

RPGnet - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (3/4): Codenames is so successful that it had to become bigger.
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RPG Review: Warhammer 40,000: Wrath & Glory Core Book (2018)

RPGnet - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:00
Capsule Review by Edward Kabara (5/5): TL; DR- In the Grim Dark Future there is only a surprisingly indie RPG! 93%
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RPG Review: AA#8: The Seven Shrines of Nav'k-Qar (2009)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (2/2): One of the worst Frog Demon God-dungeons I've read; suffers from brevity and rules-ambiguities
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RPG Review: The Temple of Lies (2016)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (3/5): Great, unconventional pulp-yarn for PWYW
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RPG Review: Vacant Ritual Assembly #5 (2016)

RPGnet - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Endzeitgeist (5/2): Solid installment of the inexpensive e-zine; sports a great environment with a Todd Gamble map!
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Miniature Wargame Review: Guild Ball Season III: Blacksmith's Guild (2017)

RPGnet - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:00
Playtest Review by Antonios S (5/4): They are plastic, yet they are metal.
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