Thus continues our multi-part Epic of the inimitable science-fiction sandbox masterpiece that is Stars Without Number. In this section we will be covering the mechanics of the overall game as well as the promised Star Ship section, omitted from the previous part because of length issues. The system should be immediately recognizable to anyone familiar … More [Review] Stars Without Number Pt. III (Core Game): Star Systems
When last we left Prince Nomad and the Sorcerer Quintus in their quest for vengeance in the cavernous depths of the Catacombs of Kra’adumek, fleeing from the Spider Cannibals after learning of the Black Pyramid. Time passed under alien suns. Swearing to return, poisoned, laden with spoils, supplies and sorcery, our heroes made for distant A’agrybah, jewel … More [Actual Play] The Dungeons of Kra’adumek Session 2
Last time we covered character creation in Kevin Crawford’s genius space OSR Sandbox game Stars without Number. The equipment section is interesting because unlike OSR fantasy games, the credits to physical power curve goes quite deep. While gold coins can’t generally buy magic items and armies of pikemen are impractical in many a fantasy adventure, … More [Review] Stars Without Number (Core Game) Pt. II; Spacestuff
EDIT: It goes without saying that the person initially responding to me in the comments section is not the real Kevin Crawford. My apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. [Core game] Stars Without Number – Core Edition (2010) Kevin Crawford (Sine Nomine Publishing) The year is 3200. Humanity is scattered like dust among … More [Review] Stars Without Number (Core Game) Pt. I: Spacer
There is stillness on the field. An army of men, from all the corners of the world, has gathered around the Black Fortress to lay waste to the Titan Zak. The ground trembles beneath their feet. Leading the van come Knights in White, resplendent in their rainbow-cloaks, trembling in their snow-white mail, their crippled queen … More The Last March of the Titan Zak
I know I know its FTL-februari Uncle Prince! Where is my SWN-review? Well your kindly uncle Prince was unexpectedly sidetracked on his way to the rpg-store to buy himself a brand new copy of the SWN core-book with his hardearned elfgame earnings when suddenly he was hit by a purple brick. The brick had a … More A Chronicle of The Fall of Lotfp: Pt. I #Zaktoo
[Supplement] Girls Gone Rogue (2016) Venger As’Nas Satanis (Kor’Thalis Publishing) Disclaimer: Sponsored Content NSFW in the slightest Let’s kick off FTL-Februari properly with a nice transitional piece. There I was, sitting in my thinking chair with my big-brained thinking cap on, ruminating on what awesome game to review first for FTL-Februari. I would push boundaries … More [Review] Girls Gone Rogue (Alpha Blue); The Mysteroid Method
[Eventbook] Sounds of the Mushroom Kingdom (2018) James Edward Raggi IV (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Before we kick off FTL-februari in earnest, here’s a little transition piece. James Raggi wrote a thing, it sucked. Here is the autopsy. In invite you to play this song on repeat for maximum impact. Sounds of the Mushroom Kingdom … More [Review] Sounds of the Mushroom Kingdom (Lotfp); Tjing Tjang Tjing Nutillej!