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Raena's Foremothers: Private Vasquez

I saw Aliens in the theater the summer it came out.  My friend Mart came up and whisked me away from Clarion, the live-in writing program where I was studying that summer, to see it.   578 more words

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It Builds Character #2: Pathfinder

Welcome to the second in an occasional series called It Builds Character in which I use the character generation rules of various tabletop role-playing games to create a character and attempt to flesh them out into something distinctive. 1,918 more words

Characters

Fantasy AGE

Ok, so I am sure that you are all watching (or have watched at least one episode) of Titansgrave over on Geek & Sundry.  If not I can recommend checking it out.  2,758 more words

Roleplaying & Boardgames

It Builds Character #1: Rogue Trader

Welcome to the first in an occasional series called It Builds Character in which I use the character generation rules of various tabletop role-playing games to create a character and attempt to flesh them out into something distinctive. 2,089 more words

Characters

Raena's Foremothers: Jeri Cale

When I first started thinking about the Raena stories, I’d just seen Star Wars.  The only main female character was a princess. She was a kickass gun-waving princess who withstood torture, but she wasn’t the hero of the story. 687 more words

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Sleeper RPG: Orphans of the Cold War

Today we’re going to talk about Sleeper RPG: Orphans of the Cold War, from Death Spiral Games.  Sleeper is a high action RPG that takes all kinds of ideas from across the sci-fi, conspiracy, espionage, survival horror and action genres and mashes them together. 1,842 more words

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Small Scale Shout Outs 2: Mutants and Marvels 2.0

Despite the fact that I have been out-of-touch lately I have still been finding new games of all shapes and sizes.  Today I thought I would do a mini-review of a small super-hero style game I recently discovered. 476 more words

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