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Review: “Gamma World” RPG While others have been looking forward to the Essentials books, I have been looking forward to getting my hands on the Gamma World RPG since January. What is the Gamma World RPG? In a nutshell, it’s a standalone post-apocalyptic RPG that uses, almost whole cloth, the 4e D&D rules, with the main differences being in the characters. Treasures of the Ancients The boxed set comes with a 160 page rulebook, some character sheets, 2 double-sided maps, a set of monster tokens of various Gamma World critters, two decks of cards (for Alpha Mutations and Omega Tech) and a booster pack of random cards to add to the base deck. The 160 page rulebook contains all the rules for the game, which includes all the basic rules from 4e D&D, everything from basic of roleplaying games, making saving throws, conditions, and so on. You’re a Mutated, Sentient Bug Characters are the biggest divergence from standard D&D. You Grow Enormous Clown Feet The Year is Six Monkey Slap-Slap “Sweet dreams, suckers!”

AusGamers News - Fuck You, Penguin Lords of Tyr D&D Podcast | Lords of Tyr Welcome to the Lords of Tyr D&D Podcast! We are a Dungeons and Dragons gaming group that has been meeting twice a month since 2002. We now stream our game nights live on the Internet using uStream. Check out our site at for more information. Lords in attendance: Stephanie, TJ, Mike, Rob, Chad Topic 1: Essentials Releases! Submitted by Chadarius Thoughts, reviews, likes, dislikes? Topic 2: Spoiled by Computers Submitted by ahero Topic 3: Round Table Legends of the Guardians Movie Review with Comments from Shane & Tyrwench Tyrwench - Guardians of Ga'Hoole Collection book one, Comic Book Question for Rob prempted by why I am the coolest preschool mom EVER! A Hero - Netflix Streaming, Free Jimmy Olsen Comic on Comixology , TJ -

WWdN: In Exile quit being a bitch Kobold Quarterly April 14, 2014 / David Amburgey / Leave a comment Nera thought she had never seen a man so strong, which was funny, really. The rocks Johr piled onto the cairn were so small. The light of the day faded away and still her guide laboured to shape the cairn. Continue reading » April 11, 2014 / Kobold Staff / 5 comments The Ley Line judges have made their decisions, and today we are happy to announce the SIX finalists and their stories for this contest (presented in alphabetical order by author’s last name): “A Place Without Time” by David Amburgey “The Apple Thief” by Maggie Hoyt “A Done Deal, a Final Act, and a Parting” by Chris Lozaga “Lantern Festival” by Jeff Quick “Five Finger Discount” by Stephen Rowe “Ice Maiden’s Heart” by Troy E. Congratulations go to each of these authors! In the meantime, many thanks go to those who submitted their work and the excellent judges who made time to read and rate these stories. Continue reading » April 10, 2014 / Hunter Royall / One comment The Free One

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