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Spite: A game of supernatural horror/action

A NEW GAME FROM NEOPLASTIC PRESS

There is a war. Angels and demons vie for supremacy over this world. Demons are repugnant, malicious, and destructive. Angels are worse.

You are a supernatural warrior on the front lines. Your mission is to hold back the armies of Heaven, to prevent them from obliterating a sinful and unrepentant humanity. You are outnumbered. You are expendable. You are a Zealot, and you are the only thing standing between the human race and utter annihilation.

If you fail, the Earth will inherit the meek.

Spite: The Second Book of Pandemonium is a new title from Neoplastic Press, the publishing imprint of video game writer-designer Rafael Chandler. A fast-paced game of supernatural horror-action, Spite is powered by the Disciple-12 rules system, which uses d12 pools for quick conflict resolution. Spite is 100% compatible with Dread: The First Book of Pandemonium.

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Comments (0) 03.04.2009. 10:54

New Books from White Wolf!

Dancers in the Dusk

This book for Changeling: The Lost includes:

• New tools and scenarios to go delving into dream, from dreamscapes to the dreaded Incubi
• Ways to tangle a twisted destiny, through Contracts and even the presence of Fate itself
• Hedge-towns and strange domains among the Thorns, and a bevy of new hobgoblins to populate them
• New entitlements, the Dusk Court, and more.

Scion Companion

A resource book for Scion, containing:

• Three new pantheons: The Tuatha Dé Dannan, the Celestial Bureaucracy and the Devas.
• New Boons, Knacks and Birthrights for Scions.
• New Storyteller advice and antagonists to use in your cycle.
• “The World at War,” a new background for playing Scion in World War II (including bonus material exclusive to the PDF version)

The Manual of Exalted Power: The Infernals

A character sourcebook for Exalted, Second Edition, featuring:

• Everything players and Storytellers need to generate nfernal Exalted characters, including their Charms
• Details of the Yozis’ prior servants: demon cultists, kuma and Demon-Bloods
• Rules for helltech, an occult science dedicated to building onders from vitriol and the essence of demons

These books are now available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 01.04.2009. 07:49

Latest Reviews at Flames Rising!

New game and other reviews at Flames Rising:

A Touch of Evil - Flying Frog Productions
Apocalypse Prevention Inc. - Third Eye Games
Cold Blooded Chillers 3 - Heske Horror
Hunter: the Vigil - White Wolf Publishing
Blue Dragon Plus - Mistwalker
One Live Beast 1.1 - Arzynart Multimedia
Burning Wheel Revised - Luke Crane

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Comments (0) 31.03.2009. 14:53

Animalball Games Podcast New Episode

In this episode, the guys finally wade into the shady territory of actual play. If you have listened before, you know that the guys regularly deride other podcasts for having "actual play" episodes where they simply record their gaming session. Long time listeners will now that Mike and Kyle find this lazy and self-indulgent. But once they recognized that they also were lazy and self-indulgent, they decided it was time to change the world of actual play podcasts forever.

And what better game to showcase than the single greatest pick up and play game ever, Instant Game-- Animalball's free downloadable game. Mike rolls on the random setting, tone and plot charts at the beginning of the episode, and then they play out an entire Instant Game session in the span of this one hour episode. Are you a fan of actual play podcasts? Are you a fan of pick up and play games? Have you always wanted to try Instant Game but were frightened that your parents would shun you because of its rebellious and unpredictable nature? Then this is definitely the podcast for you.

Click here to listen. And once again, you're welcome.

Comments (0) 31.03.2009. 14:46

[Green Ronin] Warriors & Warlocks Now Available!

A Mutants & Masterminds Sword & Sorcery Sourcebook

Not all comic books are about costumed heroes fighting crime; many classic comics have featured the fantastical adventures of sword-wielding and spell-casting heroes. Now Warriors & Warlocks takes the Mutants & Masterminds RPG to the realm of fantasy.

This beautifully illustrated sourcebook includes information on character design, magic, equipment, villains, monsters, and more. It also includes a Mutants & Masterminds rules companion to Green Ronin's popular Pirate's Guide to Freeport, along with an introduction and overview of Freeport as a setting for fantasy adventures. Warriors & Warlocks is your go-to guide for comic book sword & sorcery action.

Warriors & Warlocks is available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 31.03.2009. 06:00

MARS: Savage Worlds Edition

Welcome to Mars!

Not Mars as it is - airless, most likely lifeless, with only the faintest hints of what might have once been a damp, if not necessarily lush and living, world billions of years in the past. No, this is Mars as it should be and as it was once imagined to be - an ancient, dying, but not yet dead world, a world where a vast canal network reaches from pole to pole, bringing water and life to vast and fantastic cities. A Mars where albino apes run a vast empire in the last surviving jungle, a world where warrior tribes of Green Martians raid the outlying cities of the canal dwellers, a world where, in places dark and quiet and forgotten beneath the surface, ancient and terrible intellects plan dark and dire deeds.

It is a Mars of sky-corsairs, of duels with blade and blaster, of vile plots, fantastic inventions, daring rescues, arena battles, and spectacular stunts. It is a Mars where ancient cities can be discovered and their lost treasures plundered, a Mars where a trek across the dry sea bottoms can yield amazing discoveries, where terrible monsters roam the rocky wastes.

Adamant Entertainment's sword-and-planet campaign setting is now available for Savage Worlds!

Comments (0) 28.03.2009. 05:35

Hollow Earth Expedition to be Published in Germany

Exile Game Studio is pleased to announce that Uhrwerk-Verlag, a sub label of Ulisses Spiele Germany, will be publishing a German language edition of its award winning pulp roleplaying game, Hollow Earth Expedition (HEX).

“Germany is a great market for pulp RPGs.” said Jeff Combos, president of Exile Game Studio. “We know that HEX will see great success in the hands of Ulisses Spiele.”

German speaking fans in will get their first taste of the savage and exciting Hollow Earth in April 2009 with the release of a quick-start adventure.

“We will have the free 16-page quick-start adventure booklet out in April for the Role Playing Convention (RPC) in Cologne, Germany.” said Patric Götz of Ulisses Spiele. The estimated 40,000 gamers expected to be in attendance will have the opportunity to demo HEX all three days at the Ulisses Spiele booth.

The fully translated core book is scheduled to release in June 2009, followed closely by Secrets of the Surface World. Mysteries of the Hollow Earth is expected to be published in the second half of the year.

For more information about Exile Game Studio and their products, please visit www.exilegames.com. For more information about Uhrwerk-Verlag, please visit www.ulisses-spiele.de.

Comments (0) 26.03.2009. 08:59

Disease of an Evil Conscience

Contagion. Plague. Survival.

Out in the Scavenger Lands life is difficult, and compassion can seem like a dangerously unaffordable luxury. But despite the propaganda you might hear in the Realm about the savagery of those beyond the Threshold, most of the folk who call the Confederation of Rivers their home consider themselves good people. But what happens when the imperative to survive challenges one’s moral commitment to one’s fellows? Sacrifices have to be made, but when do the needs of the many justify the losses of a few?

A story in the Storytelling Adventure System for Exalted.

Disease of an Evil Conscience is our latest offering for Exalted in the Storytelling Adventure System. The file contains a number of hyperlinks to various portions of the text as well as bookmarks, so you can always jump right to what you need with just a click.

Disease of an Evil Conscience is available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 25.03.2009. 12:43

Play Testers Network opens to the public!

The Play Testers Network is designed to help developers find quality players willing to offer feedback. This site also helps anyone schedule games and find special events in your area or using the online game tool of your choice.

  1. Have you made a new game? Have modified rules for an existing game?
  2. Having trouble finding people to help play test?
  3. The #1 suggestion from publishers is to playtest your game with people you don't know!

    Enter your game in our database and use our search features to help find people with the right skills/background willing to help you test. Playtesters will earn points for running sessions and leaving completed feedback forms which then helps qualify the playtesters.

    http://www.PlayTesters.Net

    Comments (0) 25.03.2009. 11:28

    Hard Boiled Armies for D&D 4E

    If you’re a fan of the fantasy novels of Glen Cook, J.R.R. Tolkien, and others—or maybe you just pine for the days of Birthright—you might just have an itch that needs scratching. It’s the itch to take armies onto the field of battle, where swords by the hundreds clash and contend for victory.

    There’s just one problem. Right out of the box, Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition does a lot for combat on the personal scale, but when it comes to the broader field of battle—when things go macro—the tools to handle a clash of thousands just aren’t there.

    Or are they? In Hard Boiled Armies, you’ll find an examination of how to take the existing tools in the game—with just a few additions and changes of perspective—to get right where you need to go for medium- and large-scale military conflicts. And by looking at these existing tools with new eyes, you’ll be able to add large scale battles to your game in a way that feels both fresh and yet completely familiar.

    Hard Boiled Armies is available at RPGNow.com.

    Comments (0) 24.03.2009. 20:37