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Home Sweet Home

Posted: June 02, 2004

Look more closely at the children of plane-jumpers in Aasimar & Tiefling, a sourcebook for half-celestials, half-fiends, and the eponymous creatures of the book. If you'd prefer to keep your d20 a little closer to a single plane, Corwyl: Village of the Wood Elves examines an elven village for a good solid elfy background.

Strange And Stranger

Posted: June 01, 2004

Hellboy is back for more in two new takes on his career. Weird Tales One collects stories about the Big Red Guy, written and illustrated by a variety of cartoonists taking Mignola's hero for a spin. Hellboy Junior is a irreverent twist on the Hellboy stories, by Mignola and the creator of Ren and Stimpy.

The Horde From Hell

Posted: May 31, 2004

Demons, devils, daemons, and the d20 System: the perfect line-up for evil. The Book of Fiends collects three books' worth of churning masses of evil, from imps you can step on to demon princes who can step on you.

Mind Yer Magic, Pardner

Posted: May 30, 2004

Gunfights. Spellfights. The West is a dangerous place. Fortunately, there's Horizon: Spellslinger to give you a little advice, in a new setting for the d20 System. Strap on your six-shooter, keep an eye on the horizon for dragons, and hope the birthmark you wear means you have some great power. You're going to need it.

Hefty Hero

Posted: May 29, 2004

If your prospective players are intimidated by that three-and-a-half pound book, Hero System Sidekick is a slimmed-down introduction to the Hero System that won't make them twitch. But if you just can't get enough of those rules, the Vehicle Sourcebook will let you do even more in the system with things that go vroom.

Strategy Needs No Words!

Posted: May 28, 2004

Or at least, so we hope, since Das Buch Zum Spielen isn't in English. Fortunately, there's a translation of all the important information included in this compilation of scenarios and variations for Settlers of Catan, along with all the pieces needed to expand a set for use with the new rules.

Plush Power

Posted: May 27, 2004

Just because they're cute and cuddly doesn't mean they can't power-game with the best. Fuzzy Knights: Tails from the Table #1 collects the comic strip about roleplayers who aren't about to let being stuffed animals keep them from their RPGs.

Love and Peace!

Posted: May 26, 2004

. . . and guns, and katana-guns, and wandering gunslinger priests, and the biggest bounty you've ever seen on one man's head. Welcome to the world of BESM d20: Trigun, where the world's best gunslinger is the world's biggest dork. He may be out for love and peace, but the wild west land he's in doesn't agree.

Brain In A Book

Posted: May 25, 2004

When you're playing God, there's an awful lot of information to keep straight. That's what the DM Campaign Tracker is for: keep the details organized, and spend your brain power on more important things. Like figuring out how to add another tally mark to that "PCs Killed" score sheet.

The Roots Of Horror

Posted: May 23, 2004

No one ever did horror quite like H.P. Lovecraft did. Return to the classic work of horror gaming with the sixth edition of Call of Cthulhu: as much horror as ever, and fewer errata. If you want your horror even darker than that, take a step backwards in time with Cthulhu Dark Ages.

Another Round, Barkeep!

Posted: May 22, 2004

Because one book for a series is never enough, now there's even more setting and system goodness for two of the anime series available for Big Eyes, Small Mouth. Get some more vampiric action with Hellsing Volume 2, or toss around toastier spells with The Slayers Next.

Fleet Maneuvers

Posted: May 21, 2004

Without those rousing battles, space would be nothing but a bunch of mass floating around in a vacuum. BITS: Power Projection - Fleet gives you the rules and counters you need for major ship-to-ship battles in the depths of space, designed to work with the Traveller setting.

Gother Than Thou

Posted: May 20, 2004

Black clothing, silver jewelry, depressing poetry . . . If they call themselves Goths, where were they when you were doing all the work pillaging the cities of Europe? Make a statement with the Goth Crop Top in its tight-fitting new silvery version.

Cuter Death Every Day

Posted: May 19, 2004

If you want your death cute, there's plenty of plush out there to choose from, but it doesn't get much cuter than Plush Anubis, God of the Dead. Look at those cute soul-reaping hands! Those charming dead eyes! That adorable little ceremonial sceptre! Don't you just want to go meet him right now?

Eek! More Classes!

Posted: May 18, 2004

Fright Night: Haunted House brings a supplement about the classic horror movie setting to the d20 System. Spend a night in a haunted house, take a few levels in a psychic character class, mind your step around the madmen . . . You know the drill. Time to split up the party and search the house.