Othercide first caught my attention while I was perusing Steam, looking for games that I would enjoy on my PC. I have always struggled with the idea of gaming on a PC outside of strategy or MMO style games, and as such I have tended to stay away from FPS games or games that fall outside of those types of categories. I’ve enjoyed Warcraft, Command and Conquer and even the X-COM games and this is what led to my discovery of Othercide.Continue Reading

When I first started Valheim, I was immediately greeted by one of the best/worst opening sequences imaginable. The dreaded wall of text. If done properly, the text wall can convey important and critical information about the story in a way that draws the player deeper and cements an emotional involvement. If done poorly, it can drag an already arduous process even further into a damning spiral of despair. Too Melodramatic? Probably, but you knew who I was when you clicked this review. Thankfully, Valheim keeps the text short, informative and interesting without feeling like an afterthought. Simultaneously precise and inelegant, it gives the player what they need and deposits them into the game.Continue Reading

Chaosium has appointed Community Ambassadors for its Miskatonic Repository and Jonstown Compendium community content programs on DriveThruRPG. The Miskatonic Repository is Chaosium’s platform on DriveThruRPG for independent creators of gaming material for the Call of Cthulhu tabletop roleplaying game. It was launched in December 2018. The Jonstown Compendium, established in December 2019, fulfils the same function for RuneQuest and Greg Stafford’s world of Glorantha.TheContinue Reading

Last year, in a creative collaboration with Chaosium, Professional Writing students from Taylor University (Upland, IN) created and published a Call of Cthulhu scenario as part of their studies. Today, the published result of that creative collaboration, the scenario Refractions of Glasston, has received recognition with a Judges’ Spotlight Award in the 2020 ENnie Awards. “This is a wonderfulContinue Reading

Hey folk! On this week’s article we’re going to be discussing everyone’s favorite “Living Plant”, the newly released Groot. Groot is a low-cost, close range, defensive character that specializes in heighted resiliency with a powerful control element. With a high stamina of 7 on both healthy and injured sides andContinue Reading

Coming soon to the website will be the very first open play-test of our new roleplaying system. It will not be the final version, as any and all notes garnered during the play-test will be considered during the next phase. We will post a link as soon as it isContinue Reading

“In the end, it comes down to throwing one pitch after another, and seeing what happens. With each new consequence, the game begins to take shape.” – Benjamin Sisko Modiphius Entertainment is excited to announce the release date for the Star Trek Adventures Alpha Quadrant Sourcebook. It will be availableContinue Reading