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Review: Hot War by Contested Ground Studios

In the real world, the Cold War never turned hot. NATO played a careful game of diplomacy, saber-rattling and the occasional proxy war with the Warsaw Pact to maintain the peace. Thankfully, saner minds prevailed and no one knew the horrors of global war. “Hot War ”  posits a world where the great powers unleashed […]

Subterranea Britannica–Images and Maps of Cold War Military Bunkers

Malcolm Craig,  author of  “Hot War ,” the pointed me towards a fascinating site from the UK with dozens of maps and images of old military installations. Most of the locations have both original images that show them in their prime, maps and modern images that show the ravages of time. This is one of […]

Beyond Protocol Beta is Now Open!

I wrote previously about the MMORTS game, “Beyond Protocol . ” I just received notice that the beta test is now open for everyone as of tomorrow.  Here is the text of the announcement: You’ve been waiting patiently (or perhaps impatiently) and all of that waiting has paid off. Beyond Protocol is now entering Open […]

Interview with the Creator of Hot War, A Post-Apocalyptic RPG

Andozane, a long-time gaming buddy, turned me on to a post-apocalyptic game out of the United Kingdom set in the 1950s/1960s.  “Hot War ” has an unusual look to it and  so I downloaded the preview kit .  It impressed me enough to seek more information and I approached Malcom Craig, the game creator for […]

Interview with the Creators of the Eoris RPG

Interview with the Creators of the Eoris RPG

Update: Eoris released at Gen Con 2010! Check out my Eoris Review. The role-playing game, “Eoris ” has developed some buzz recently around the internet, but information was hard to find.  I signed up for their mailing list and the got the “Member’s Preview Kit .” It filled in  a few blanks. but I was […]

Rogue Games Wants Amateur Writers and Artists for Game Supplement

Rogue Games , publisher of the “Thousand Suns” RPG are soliciting art and writing submissions for  a new RPG supplement.  The supplement “Thousand Suns: Transmissions from the Foundation” is set to release at Gen Con 2009. The only requirement is that you have NEVER been published before. So if you are an aspiring artist or […]

Review: Aces and Eights: Shattered Frontier by Kenzerco

As I wandered down the aisles of gaming temptation at Origins this year, I spotted a huddle of excited gamers examining a large, seemingly leather bound tome.  That tome was “Aces and Eights ” by Kenzerco. I only had time to a quick look, but it looked interesting enough that I borrowed a friends copy […]

Eoris RPG Preview Released

Update: Eoris released at Gen Con 2010! Check out my Eoris Review. During my research into vendors for Gen Con, I came across the “Vision of Essence ” web site. The sample art from their RPG “Eoris”  impressed me enough to sign up for their mailing list. I just received notice that the  Eoris “Member’s […]

Gen Con Update — Bankruptcy Finale Delayed Again

I just checked on the Gen Con bankruptcy filing and they asked for yet another delay. It has not been granted by the court yet, but all the previous requests were and I doubt this one will be any different. Looks like we have to wait a few more months for the finale. I will […]