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9
Dec

Review: Questlings

Obsidian Portal’s own Conan_Lybarian explores this family-friendly RPG and book series for kids from Letiman Games and an amazing team of mindful creatives. Easy mechanics, safety tools, kid-centric concepts, and win-win situations. The perfect intro for young kids into the world of roleplaying games.

14
Nov

Review: “The Wildsea”

A new system and setting from Felix Isaacs of QuillHound Studios, “The Wildsea” is a world where the forest swallowed everything, including oceans and mountains, in a single day. Now, Wild Sailors traverse the tree-top waves on custom ships. Conan_Lybarian reviews the game, its mechanics, and what makes this Kickstarter project truly unique.

Conan_Lybarian reviews “The Wildsea” – Chainsaw Ships, Magic Whispers, and more!
2
Nov

Review: Blackstorm Realms 5E Space Fantasy Setting

Climb aboard the Celestial Leviathan and cross through the spaces between worlds in this epic, multi-realm fantasy setting from Jetpack7. Obsidian Portal’s own Conan_Lybarian takes an in-depth look at the successful Kickstarter project and examines exclusive responses from one of the creators, Aaron Hübrich. Click the “Details” button to see the Q&A!

24
Sep

First Impressions Video: “ATMA: The Roleplaying Card Game”

Check out an overview for this card game ttrpg combo from Meromorph Games. It’s a no-prep collaborative story-building game that takes one GM and up to four Players through a futuristic Earth in two hours. You can also try it out online!

22
Oct

Silverbeam Creations Review

For my last birthday, my favorite (only) sister gave me a monthly subscription for roleplaying goodies in a box from Silverbeam Creations. It’s a small company run by one dedicated game-lady named Eileen Bowen who has a passion for 3D printing, miniatures, and all things geeky. Here’s a short interview from the Pinshape blog about her. Silverbeam has sent me piles of gaming accessories over the past several months and we’re going to take a look at a sample.

 

27
Aug

Review: Stranger Things 5th Ed. D&D Starter Set

Our regular GM was sick last week, so our gaming group had a chance to try out the Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons Stranger Things Starter Set. In short: it’s a great little adventure that’s just right for beginners or DM’s who need a starting point for a low-level campaign. And for more experienced gamers, I’ve written up some ways to modify it for more advanced play.

 

 

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