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An RPG rundown; recommendations and reviews of the best role-playing games on the market.

Em E. Lee8 hours ago
The Black Sheep Gem that SEGA Should Remember - "Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood"
I sometimes feel at-odds with certain sections of gaming fandom, especially when it comes to SEGA and their mascot franchise Sonic the Hedgehog. For one thing, I'm still a huge fan of the franchise, h...
Neal Litherland3 days ago
5 Barbarian Multiclass Concepts Your Table Won't See Coming
The barbarian hero has been an icon of fantasy ever since Conan first trod the kingdoms of the earth beneath his sandaled feet, and it's been an archetype of roleplaying games ever since the first PC ...
Neal Litherland4 days ago
How to Build Harriet Tubman in 'The Pathfinder RPG'
Harriet Tubman is one of those names we hear in our history classes, but we rarely associate her with anything more. She's talked about primarily as an abolitionist, and as someone who fought for wome...
Neal Litherland7 days ago
5 Paladin Multiclass Character Concepts Your Table Won't Expect
The paladin is one of the most iconic heroes of fantasy RPGs. Knights in shining armor, holy warriors, and more, these characters can accomplish truly astonishing feats of heroism through faith, and a...
Neal Litherland11 days ago
How to Build Captain America in 'The Pathfinder RPG'
Behind the closed doors of a secret lab during World War II, American scientists in the Marvel Universe created the world's first super soldier. The formula's creator was assassinated by a Nazi spy mo...
Aaron Dennis15 days ago
'Ultima VII, the Black Gate'
Ultima VII, the Black Gate, was originally released in April of 1992 by FCI/Pony Canyon. I don't know why, but I love the name Pony Canyon. The SNES port was released in 1994. Evidently, due to a lack...
Neal Litherland18 days ago
How to Build Michael Myers in 'The Pathfinder RPG'
Michael Myers was a boy who, on the surface, was just like any other boy. Voices whispered to him in the dark, though, and one Halloween night he did as they bid him. He put on a clown costume, and to...
Neal Litherland19 days ago
How to Build Jason Voorhees in the Pathfinder RPG
Camp Crystal Lake is cursed, or at least that's what they say. Ever since that kid drowned there, the place has been called Camp Blood by the locals. People keep winding up dead there, and every time ...
Aaron Dennis23 days ago
'Ultima VI, The False Prophet'
The Ultima series has long since been around, but the first Ultima game I played was Ulima VI. It was originally released by Origin Systems Inc in 1990. It's also the third and final game in the "Age ...
Neal Litherland25 days ago
How to Build Spider-Man in 'The Pathfinder RPG'
Spider-Man has been one of Marvel Comics' hottest commodities for years. The face of the company in many ways, the wise-cracking wall-crawler has been featured in nearly every title Marvel has put out...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
How to Build Thor in 'The Pathfinder' RPG
The self-proclaimed protector of Earth, Thor has become one of Marvel's most popular heroes since the Avengers came together on the big screen. For those who want to bring some of the Asgardian prince...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
How to Build Ghost Rider in the 'Pathfinder' RPG
Everyone knows the story of Johnny Blaze. A daredevil motorcycle rider, he sold his soul to the devil in order to buy his dad a little more time on Earth. The devil kept his end, and then came to dema...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Clerics
The gods are a distant, yet potent force in fantasy RPGs. While they rarely interact in meaningful ways with the populace at large, there are certain servants they deem worthy. Men and women whose pra...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Bards
Bards. They're performers and spies, battle drummers, healers, storytellers, and commanders. The class's powers are so varied and flexible that bards are one of the most fluid base classes. Whether a ...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Paladins
The paladin is one of the iconic figures of fantasy RPGs. Stalwart and noble, these knights in shining armor are conduits to the divine, and sources of hope and goodness in a world often plagued with ...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Barbarians
Barbarian. As soon as we hear the word, an image comes to our minds. A tall, muscular figure with a primal might about him. A figure of nearly animalistic strength, the barbarian is unbound by moderni...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
50 Shades of Rage
The word barbarian brings to mind certain images. Snowbound brutes with fur cloaks and broad swords, their long hair whipping in the wind as they howl savage battle cries, undeterred by the exhaustion...
Andrew Nicha month ago
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden—I Have Something to Say!
The first trailer of the game Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden liked the players very much. This is a post-apocalyptic world, but not the one we imagined. Game events take place in a world without peopl...