Monthly Archive: July 2016

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Patreon Update 07/2016

Dear patreons, dear readers!   It has been one hell of a ride in July. Beyond the heat, real life has been very busy and not always pleasant for me and I am even prouder than usual when I look at the amount of big, work-intense reviews I finished for you:   Rusted Iron Games – Deadly Gardens: Blood Rose...

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Haunting of Hastur #1: The Lost Temple of Forgotten Evil (5e/OSR)

The Lost Temple of Forgotten Evil (5e/OSR) The freshman offering of Dark Naga Adventures clocks in at a classic 32 pages, with one page editorial and 1 page SRD, leaving 30 pages of content – and no, this does not include the front and back cover, since this book very much does not only hearken back to the classic era...

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Psionics Augmented: Soulknives

Psionics Augmented: Soulknives This installment of the Psionics Augmented-series clocks in at 18 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1/2 page blank, leaving us with 13 1/2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf with a selection of new blade skills for the soulknife to use:...

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Fifth Edition Options: Optional Rules & Mechanics (5e)

Fifth Edition Options: Optional Rules & Mechanics (5e) This massive book clocks in at 79 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page of SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 75 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what is this? Basically, this is a huge selection of variant rules for 5e that you...

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Fun & Facts: For the Hive!

Fun & Facts: For the Hive! This module clocks in at 30 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction, 1 page back cover, 1/2 page advertisement, leaving us with 24 1/2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at...

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Tales from the Tabletop: Year One (Comic)

Tales from the Tabletop: Year One (Comic) Okay, now for something completely different: This book clocks in at 60 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 7 pages advertisement (unless I’ve miscounted, 1 page back cover, leaving 50 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So how does this book work out? Well, basically, AAW Games publishes...

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Class Expansions: Apothecary Plaguewright Archetype

Class Expansions: Apothecary Plaguewright Archetype This PWYW-expansion for the plaguewright class clocks in at 3 pages -1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so what does the apothecary do?   Apothecaries must utilize benign strains in each of their vials (but still may also use malignant strains!) and gain a dosage pool at first level equal to...

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Ponyfinder: Griffons of Everglow

Ponyfinder: Griffons of Everglow This beautiful hardcover clocks in at 64 pages of net content (excluding ToC, covers and SRD) and depicts the griffons of storied everglow, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy.   Ah, the griffons of everglow – old and proud, with memories...

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Letters from the Flaming Crab: Wheel of the Year

Letters from the Flaming Crab: Wheel of the Year This installment of the Letters from the Flaming Crab-series clocks in at 14 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 3/4 pages of SRD, leaving us with 10 1/4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As always, we begin this installment with a brief letter from...

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Mini-Dungeon: Howling Halls

Mini-Dungeon: Howling Halls This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map (alas, sans player-friendly version) and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks being noted for the GM. It should be noted that this one’s hyperlinks have a...