Sep 052016

Dear patreons, dear readers,


as some of you may have noticed, real life is kicking me around pretty hard, but I’m still drawing strength from my amazing time at Gencon – particularly those of you whom I had the pleasure to meet in person, I salute you and hope I’ll one day be able to return and talk more, play…and not just crazily run around like a wide-eyed, yet headless chicken.


So thank you.

From the bottom of my heart.

I need to make this perfectly clear – you fine ladies and gentlemen are what keeps the lights on around here, which is more than I could ask for. The fact that I actually got to go to Gencon with this little service I provide…is amazing and humbling and I frankly have no idea how I deserved this.

I am not kidding when I’m saying that there is not a day that goes by without me being grateful to all of you. is not just ole’ me – it’s just as well your effort, your dedication. Thank you.


You may have noticed this month having a it of a theme – I had fallen far, far behind on Purple Duck Games material and really wanted to catch up there and managed to be relatively successful in that regard. That being said, I didn’t meet some of the internal goals I had set for myself, but that does not mean the respective books have fallen by the wayside – far from it! Instead, there will be a certain focus you’ll be able to observe.


As always, I’d ask those of you eligible to prioritized reviews to post their requests as soon as possible! Beyond that, I will complete my Gencon-report this week and write a requested MM (Miscellaneous Musings) on the Top 5 types of Chocolate widely available in Germany at a patreon’s request. I have researched a possible, requested MM for Egyptian vampire lore in RL, but honestly, couldn’t find any truly suitable material there. So, if you have any suggestions, topics, points of interest…tell me. Are you currently looking forward to a particular book’s review? Tell me -even if you don’t have a prioritized review, your voice still matters!


In case you were wondering, btw.: I currently have no GUMSHOE-or 13th Age-reviewing material left on my to-do-pile, which is why you haven’t seen new reviews for these systems.


In spite of Gencon and the recent trials and tribulations I faced, I am confident that I have brought you a significant array of review-material, so let’s take a look at what I managed to cover:


Purple Duck Games – Unarmored and Dangerous: A Martial Sourcebook

Drop Dead Studios – The Destroyer’s Handbook

Rusted Iron Games – Fearsome Foes: Smiling Bastard

Raging Swan Press – Village Backdrop: Feyhall

Legendary Games – Beneath the Festered Sun

Raging Swan Press – Village Backdrop: Thornhill (System-neutral edition)

Rogue Genius Games – The Genius Guide to the Talented Bard

Interjection Games – The Master of Forms Expanded: Shadow and Darkness

Legendary Games – Occult Character Codex: Kineticists

Rogue Genius Games – The Genius Guide to More Bard Talents

Purple Duck Games – Orcam of Porphyra

Paizo Fans United – Wayfinder #15

Fat Goblin Games – Knowledge Check: Last Rites

Purple Duck Games – Prestige Archetypes: The Sighted Seeker

Raging Swan Press – Urban Dressing: Marsh Town

Miscellaneous Musing – Gencon Part I – the trip to Indy

Purple Duck Games – Cryptics of Porphyra

Legendary Games – Legendary Beginnings: Into the Feyweald

Rogue Genius Games – Four Horsemen Present: Monsters under the Bed

Flying Pincushion Games – Tides of War Rogue/X-Feats

Rogue Genius Games – The Genius Guide to the Talented Cleric

Raging Swan Press – GM’s Miscellany: Urban Dressing II

Rogue Genius Games – The Genius Guide to More Cleric Talents

Purple Duck Games – Legendary Classes: Quartermaster

Purple Duck Games – Purple Duck Storeroom: Craft Points Redux

Interjection Games – Remedial Tinkering: Obligatory Lovecraft Expansion

EN Publishing – Zeitgeist #11: Gorged on Ruins

Storm Bunny Studios – The Jötunfolk: Descended from Death

Legendary Games – Legendary Beginnings: Into the Feyweald (5e)

Rite Publishing – 101 Hill & Mountain Spells

Raging Swan Press – Village Backdrop: Revenge

Playground Adventures – After School Adventures: Adventures in Wonderland #2: Down the Rabbit Hole

Flying Pincushion Games – Mystical Marketplaces: Einjhall’s Hall of Exotic Equipment

Miscellaneous Musings: Gencon II

Purple Duck Games – Purple Duck Storeroom: Spontaneous Subterranean Spore Groves

Dire Rugrat Publishing – Tangible Taverns: Trio of Taverns

Mór Games – Plight of the Tuatha III: Dark Words & Dark Sails

Rite Publishing – Fire & Ice (5e)

Everyman Gaming – Everyman Options: Kineticist

Flaming Crab Games – Letters from the Flaming Crab: Here there be (tiny) dragons

Dire Rugrat Publishing – Tangible Taverns: Trio of Taverns (5e)

Kort’thalis Publishing – Crimson Dragon Slayer 1.11 (OSR)

Purple Duck Games – Monsters of Porphyra II

Fat Goblin Games – 5th Edition Racial options: Aasimar (5e)

Legendary Games – Beneath the Festered Sun (5e)

Flaming Crab Games – Letters from the Flaming Crab: Iconic Princesses

Playground Adventures – Ponyfinder: Ghost of the Pirate Queen


All right…that’s it, at least for now. Take care and once, again, I take a bow!


Those of you who enjoy my reviews and ramblings and haven’t done so already – please consider joining my patreon – every little bit helps! The patreon is here!


Endzeitgeist out.


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