Tag Archive for role-playing games

For the glory of Dak-Gul! Reviewing Barbarians Versus…


In today’s post we look at Precis Intermedia‘s second edition release of the tongue-in-cheek role-playing game, Barbarians Versus…. This is a game that, before the release announcement, I knew nothing about. However, my curiosity was perked. There was something about it that seemed interesting. After all, what’s not to love about Barbarians defending their land against Vile Reptilian Invaders from Outer Space?

The newest edition was published just this year. However, the game has been around since 2004 when it was originally released by Mystic Ages Publishing. This latest release, available in both print and PDF, has 68 pages of black and white content which, from my understanding, is double the size of the first edition.

A barbarian without his axe may be more dangerous than a barbarian with his axe. – Ancient Barbarian Wisdom (Barbarians Versus – 1st edition)

Grab your mug of Mush (Barbarian Alcohol) and let’s break down the table of contents to see what this game entails. Read more

Unboxing: Iron Kingdoms Unleashed


In today’s unboxing video GM Hexelis, along with two Lodge members, opens a copy of Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Roleplaying Game Adventure Kit.

Purchase it from:
Privateer Press: http://store.privateerpress.com/ikrpgadventurekit.aspx
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1QNw3g9

Cubicles & Careers – Your Fantasy Characters Play it


Every wonder what your Dungeons & Dragons characters do in their down time? Of course you do. Well, the answer if…they play “Cubicles & Careers“.

Take a few minutes and watch these five short, yet hilarious, videos done by the folks from FantasyCon. Read more

Hexelis’s RPG History

I’m always interested in peoples stories of how they got into role-playing and how their experience has evolved, so here’s mine.

Nineteen eighty nine, twelve years old and in the 7th grade, my friend Casey and I were all about X-Men comics. I was also into Nintendo, books (mostly Stephen King), movies and writing stories. My brother and I would make characters and stories with our G.I. Joe and Star Wars figures. At that time I had only messed around with AD&D, before that D&D was a mythical thing my uncle did, evil and of the devil. A year later that same uncle introduced us to Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu, he gave me the Red and White books from 3rd edition and that began my RPG journey. We even got our dad playing, who is still an avid gamer to this day. Read more