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ReviewSode #2: Origins Awards for 2007- Lightning Round!

May 25, 2008 By: Meg Category: Review, Season 2, Sodes 3 Comments →

In this episode we quickly discuss and review the books nominated for the 34th Annual Origins Awards in the categories Publication, Non-Fiction and Best RPG.

We separated each into the classic Trichotomy- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The nominees are…

PUBLICATION, NON-FICTION

UGLY

Grand History of the Realms Published by Wizards of the Coast Written by Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood

No Quarter Magazine Published by Privateer Press Nathan Letsinger, editor-in-chief; Eric Cagle, editor; Josh Manderville, art director

BAD

Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress: A Girl’s Guide to the Dungeons & Dragons Game Published by Wizards of the Coast Written by Shelly Mazzanoble

GOOD

40 Years of Gen Con Published by Atlas Games Written by Robin D. Laws

Hobby Games: The 100 Best * Published by Green Ronin Edited by James Lowder

* 99% Ed Greenwood Free!

ROLEPLAYING GAME

Ugly

CthulhuTech Published by Mongoose Publishing Written by Matthew Grau and Fraser McKay

Aces & Eights Published by Kenzer & Co. Written by Jolly R. Blackburn, Brian Jelke, Steve Johansson, Dave Kenzer, Jennifer Kenzer and Mark Plemmons

Bad

Battlestar Galactica Published by Margaret Weis Productions Written by Jamie Chambers

Faery’s Tale Deluxe (Debatable as to which category it really belongs) Published by Firefly Games Written by Patrick Sweeney, Sandy Antunes, Christina Stiles, and Robin D. Laws

Good

Grimm Published by Fantasy Flight Games Written by Robert Vaughn and Christian T. Petersen

The Savage World of Solomon Kane Published by Great White Games/Pinnacle Entertainment Group Written by Paul “Wiggy” Wade-Williams (with Shane Lacy Hensley)

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ReviewSode #2: CthulhuTech Review

March 30, 2008 By: Meg Category: Review, Season 1, Sodes Comments Off on ReviewSode #2: CthulhuTech Review

The Brilliant Gameologists review the CthulhuTech RPG.

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