ECH0

Author – Kai Poh (@tunkaipoh) Graphic Design/Layout – Elisha Rusli Where to Buy – https://roleoverplaydead.itch.io/ech0 There’s something special about an RPG that sets out to tell a very specific type of story and achieves that design goal in only a handful of pages. In many games I’ve read (but not reviewed on the blog), authors […]

The Quiet Year (Part Two)

Nate, Richard, Ryan, and special guest Christine play through the last six months of The Quiet Year and…boy howdy did we earn our explicit tag on this one. We also get SUPER FRIGGEN WEIRD with it, and I mean more than usual. Which is honestly impressive given our usual game steez. Find links to other […]

Feast of Legends

Author – Matt Keck, Tony Marin, & others Where to Buy – https://www.feastoflegends.com/ Ah, 2019. Remember 2019? Back when all our times were still precedented, an egg cream only cost a nickel, and you could stand in a crowded elevator with a bunch of strangers and not even think about the legion of germs being […]

Hearthside Chat with Game Designer Jordan Palmer

Nate sat down with Jordan Palmer to talk about his latest hilarious game on Kickstarter, Our God is Dead. Jordan is no stranger to successful Kickstarter campaigns and his most recent effort is already fully funded. We also discuss his overall game design ethos, if “fun” is always the goal of a good RPG, as […]

The Quiet Year (Part One)

Nate, Richard, Ryan, and special guest Christine spend six months aboard the colony ship The Floating Ovum as they deal with your typical Quiet Year issues – insurrection, alien incursions, cannibalism, and a hot new soft drink sweeping the colony! Will they survive? Will the colony make Nebulon 7 a garden paradise? And what exactly […]

Hearthside Chat with Peter Malmberg of Blackfisk Publishing

Nate sat down with Peter Malmberg of Blackfisk Publishing to discuss their latest game, Blood Feud. Along with his co-author Amos Persson, Peter designed Blood Feud to explore toxic masculinity through the lens of a Viking roleplaying game. This game is on Kickstarter until March 4th, 2021 so don’t hesitate to show your support! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackfiskforlag/blood-feud-an-rpg-about-honor-power-and-toxic-masculinity/description […]