Review: Strange Revelations (The Strange)

Sun 13 August 2017 by Justin Alexander from The Alexandrian

A couple years ago I reviewed Weird Discoveries, a collection of ten “Instant Adventures” for Numenera using an innovative scenario format featuring: Two page description of the scenario’s background and initial hook. Two page spread that has “everything you need to run the adventure”. Two pages of additional details that can be used to flesh […]


The Strange – Fictional Linkage

Wed 09 August 2017 by Justin Alexander from The Alexandrian

In Bruce R. Cordell’s The Strange, Earth is surrounded by a miasma of dark energy which, according to the best guess of Carter Morrison (who most prominently discovered it), is the broken remnant of an ancient interstellar transportation network created by some vast alien civilization. In its current state ...

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Thought of the Day – Reasons to Go in the Dungeon

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Alexander from The Alexandrian

Treasure. It’s where the bad guy we’re trying to stop is hiding out. It’s where the bad thing we’re trying to stop is happening. It’s where the thing we need has been hidden, lost, or secured. It’s between where we are and where we ...

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Review: Tales from the Loop

Mon 07 August 2017 by Justin Alexander from The Alexandrian

Lately I’ve been reflecting on the “nostalgia kids” subgenre of urban fantasy / supernatural horror. It’s epitomized by Stephen King’s It and Hearts in Atlantis, J.J. Abrams’ Super 8, and, of course, the recent sensation of Stranger Things.  There are a lot of different elements which make ...

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