By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 29 May 2019 In my opinion, RPGs based around heroes are difficult to get right. Sometimes a game will come out tied to a specific comic line or one specific character, but it will fail for anything beyond it. Other times, it either becomes unplayably boring (as the scales are just... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 15 May 2019 Urban Fantasy is a genre of RPG I’ve reviewed on this site multiple times over the years, and for good reason: it’s an interesting premise, especially when done right, doubly so because it’s familiar. I’m sure we were all raised with hearing ghost stories, seeing horror movies set... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 6 March 2019 With about a decade of running games at events and walking around conventions as The NPC, I’ve always been on the lookout for ways to make rewards interesting and giving people something they can leave with. While my standard business card has proven to be a multi-purpose tool... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 20 February 2019 Last year, I was keeping my eyes open for interesting, low cost games to pick up for review. One of my fellow gamers on Twitter shared a link for the Kickstarter for Quest, and while I was a bit wary, I really couldn’t resist. I mean, how many... Continue Reading →
Catlord tackles Helheim Unbound in this week's review. An abstract RPG for your tabletop. Let's see how it stacks up.
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 6 February 2019 As a gamemaster that is always on the go, I’m a fan of anything that’ll make my life easier with running games. Portable dice trays, easy-to-carry kits, dungeon creation tools, and anything else that can keep the weight down while still doing its job is worth its weight... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 23 January 2019 Any game with a solid setting is worth its weight in gold, in my opinion. When there’s enough to make the world feel alive, full, and nuanced enough to require study, I can’t help but love it even more. This is the very line of thought that urged... Continue Reading →
by Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 8 January 2019 Journey Away crossed my radar when a few associates on Twitter began sharing it to signal boost it. Seeing it pitched as a “non-challenge based RPG”, I was intrigued, and seeing what seemed to be a lighthearted setting to go with it inspired me to drop the money... Continue Reading →