My First Time (Toys Without Tots)...

Tue 29 August 2017 by Olde House Rules from Pits Perilous

Remember your first time? The excitement? The sweat? No, not that first time. The other first time. I mean, when you first realized that you were a gamer. So, testimonial.


#RPGaDay 2017: Day 28

Sun 27 August 2017 by Runeslinger from Casting Shadows

Today’s question for #RPGaDay dips into the out-of-character side of our gaming to inquire about sources for relevant (and humorous) recitation of beloved lines during or as a result of play. Whether movies, books, video games, or inspirobot-fueled philosophizing it would seem that quotes we shall always have. Where ...

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Beware The Derivative, Embrace The Inspiration

Thu 24 August 2017 by Mike Bourke from Campaign Mastery

It’s one of the easiest techniques to follow – you simply copy a character or a plotline from some other source, be it Television, a Movie, or a literary source. If you’re particular clever, you might go so far as to rename the character. There are a number of ...

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Remixing Eberron—the setting Post III

Wed 23 August 2017 by Desdichado from Dark•Heritage

AD ASTRA: The capes and rayguns space opera setting that I've been spending most of my time the last few months playing with. It is also deliberately an ersatz Star Wars, although as it continues to develop, it continues to diverge in many ways from the original. But it ...

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RPGaDay 2017 - The Whole Month

Tue 22 August 2017 by James Spahn from Halfling's Luck

Day 1: What published RPG do you wish you were playing right now? Star Wars: Force & Destiny. I love, love, love that game. It captures the Force (not just the Jedi) perfectly and does it with a great rules set. I adore running it, but never get to be a ...

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Star Wars™: The Roleplaying Game - 30th Anniversary Edition

Sun 20 August 2017 by Jonathan Hicks from Farsight Blogger

You may have heard a thing or two about Fantasy Flight Games creating aStar Wars™: The Roleplaying Game - 30th Anniversary Edition, a reprint of the first two books of the West End Games D6 roleplaying game released in 1987. This game exploded onto the roleplaying game scene, and the easy ...

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Star Wars: Legion – Miniatures skirmish game

Fri 18 August 2017 by Andrew Girdwood from Geek Native

Fantasy Flight Games have big news in the form of Star Wars: Legion an infantry miniatures game. X-Wing has become a hugely popular space fight game, with dogfights, build strategy and collecting. It’s easy to see why the goal of Legion is to bring that to the skirmish tabletop ...

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Return of the Jedi: FFG Brings Back the REAL Star Wars RPG!

Thu 17 August 2017 by blackcampbell from The Black Campbell

io9 let slip that Fantasy flight, who gave us the multiple core book bullshit for Star Wars that Last Unicorn did with Star Trek, not to mention proprietary dice, is doing pre-orders for a reprint of the original West End Games d6 Star Wars RPG. You know, the real one ...

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Star Wars: RPG 30th Anniversary Edition announced

Wed 16 August 2017 by Andrew Girdwood from Geek Native

Fantasy Flight Games have an anniversary edition for the Star Wars RPG. The Star Wars Sourcebook is also being brought back – but both books will be limited editions. They’ll come in a stylized slipcase. The original game was first printed by West End Games back in 1987. At the ...

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Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition (West End Games Version)

Wed 16 August 2017 by Erik Tenkar from Tenkar's Tavern

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to return Star Wars: The Roleplaying to print as a collectible set of two high-quality, hardbound books presented in a stylized slipcase. You'll find all the original game materials—just as playable as ever—and they're presented with the same graphic design and ...

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A Study in CCGs: Magic/Heartstone/Star Wars: Destiny

Tue 15 August 2017 by The Main Event from Critical Hits

I would never claim to be a pro, but I’ve played my fair share of collectible card games. In some ways, I think we are in a golden age of the CCG.

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#RPGaDay 2017: Day 14

Mon 14 August 2017 by Runeslinger from Casting Shadows

RPGaDay ‘s question for day 14 asks about which RPG would choose for open-ended campaign play. This is my default attitude toward gaming, even now with all the schedule and life things which come with age and responsibility. When I think of running one of my regular RPG choices, and ...

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Galaxy's Edge: Kill Team

Mon 14 August 2017 by Desdichado from Dark•Heritage

Another month, another Galaxy's Edge release, and another review!  I didn't actually review the first book,

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RPGaDay 2017: Day 14

Mon 14 August 2017 by Runeslinger from Casting Shadows

RPGaDay ‘s question for day 14 asks about which RPG would choose for open-ended campaign play. This is my default attitude toward gaming, even now with all the schedule and life things which come with age and responsibility. When I think of running one of my regular RPG choices, and ...

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#RPGaDay 2017 Day 11 - Dead Game I'd Like to See Return

Mon 14 August 2017 by Daniel Stack from 19th Level

There is still a Star Wars RPG being published - three actually, by Fantasy Flight Games. I ran a campaign with Edge of the Empire and found it to be a perfectly enjoyable game. But for my money the incarnation I've the fondest memories of is the D6-based RPG put ...

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Lost in Translation 221 – The Hercules & Xena Roleplaying Game

Mon 14 August 2017 by Scott Delahunt from Seventh Sanctum

For television, the Nineties were the age of syndication. Streaming and the thousand-channel universe were still just beyond the horizon, but cable channels and local stations had time to fill. First run syndicated series filled in the hours, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and its spin-off, Xena: Warrior Princess. Hercules ...

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#RPGaDay 2017: Day 4

Wed 09 August 2017 by Runeslinger from Casting Shadows

Question Four asks us about our gaming habits over the past 12 calendar months. Since the last #RPGaDay, what game has your group played the most? My gaming over the past year has had some periods of drought and some periods of flood. It has continued to be active in ...

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Hints & Tips - 7 Tips On Creating Moments Of High Drama

Mon 07 August 2017 by Jonathan Hicks from Farsight Blogger

On the first Monday of every month, read a new hint or tip from Jonathan Hicks, as featured on www.rpg.net and available on Kindle as  'The Book of Roleplaying Hints, Tips and Ideas'. It might sound like a bad thing to say, but let's face it, a ...

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