Knocking Them Down With Harder They Fall

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  3 October 2018 We all have a franchise we think has the most epic of battles, and want a way to recreate them. The idea of large armies going toe-to-toe, or giant mecha taking on kaiju (à la Pacific Rim), usually requires a great deal of mechanical labor when it comes…

Revving Up The Forge Engine

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  5 September 2018 There’s a long running joke in the tabletop community regarding the collection of generic, universal RPGs.  Of course, most gamers know that you can buy a dozen games before finding the right one. Sure, anyone can pick up a copy of GURPS, QAGS, Fate, or Unisystem for a…

Feeling the Wrath and Glory of Warhammer 40,000

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  22 August 2018 As I have stated in the past, the theme of grimdark hasn’t exactly been my forte. But, as previously mentioned, I am a sucker for power armor and the aesthetic behind Warhammer 40,000 (40k). Once I learned Ulisses Spiele/Ulisses North America was releasing the new Warhammer 40k RPG,…

Getting Lost In Translation With Dialect

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico, 15 August 2018 Spend any prolonged amount of time with a group, and you’ll star to develop your own language. Inside jokes give new meanings to rather innocuous words, localized slang meshes together, and even foreign language words get blended together. Every group eventually develops their own language, but what happens…

On The Road With The Nomad Armory

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico, 18 July 2018 It’s no small secret that I’ve been trying to streamline my RPG kit over the years. From buying gimmicky dice bags to bags designed for organization, to having long conversations with fellow convention GMs to building a budget GM kit, I’ve been striving to find that nice balance…

Taking Off With Tachyon Squadron

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico, 27 June 2018 Being a sci-fi fan, I do love spaceships…and watching small fighters doing amazing things. There’s a great deal of sci-fi materials focusing around a group of pilots, their (mis)adventures, how they grow, cope with their losses, and still overcome whatever it is the Universe decides to throw at…

Perilous Adventures With Zweihänder

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico, 13 June 2018 While I like to consider myself relatively well-read with tabletop games, there is on genre that has been a glaring weakness for me: Grimdark. There are a number of reasons, but they mostly boiled down to accessibility, interest, and sheer costs. By the time I got into the…

Part-Time Review of Part-Time Gods 2nd Edition

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico, 02 May 2018 It is no small secret that I am an avid fan of mythology. It’s also no secret that it’s my love of mythology that got me into various franchises, like Fate and Scion. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I dove headfirst into Part-Time Gods 2nd…