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     Burning Luck Reviews - Call of Cthulhu Starter Set

    Call of Cthulhu Starter Set By Mike Mason and Friends Today, In our FIRST review, we will uncover some sanity blasting mythos knowledge while we take a look at The Call of Cthulhu Starter Set from Chaosium Inc. Starter sets have been a nice addition to collections for new and old gamers alike...
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    [Where I Watch] Vampire Movies

    I love vampires, have since childhood. Vampire: the Masquerade isn't just my favorite roleplaying game, it's my favorite fandom, franchise, fictional setting or whatever you want to call it. But my other favored vampire medium has always been the movies. To such an extent that my goal is to...
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    [RPG]: Coriolis: The Third Horizon, reviewed by jontheman (5/4)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/17/17558.phtml Jonathan Hicks's Summary: Coriolis: The Third Horizon is one of the best games I've come across in years, both in setting and mechanics design. Go to the full review for more information.
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    💀 Necro [GURPS Dungeon Fantasy] My Group's First Time Playing GURPS - Here's What We Thought

    Over the last couple weekends, my group played through I Smell a Rat, the starter adventure that comes with GURPS Dungeon Fantasy (DF). It was our first-ever time playing GURPS. Here's what we thought. Introduction For those of you unfamiliar with the game, GURPS Dungeon Fantasy optimizes...
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    [RPG]: Red Markets, reviewed by Alcazar (3/3)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/17/17271.phtml Alcazar's Summary: Fantastic, beautifully written game of "economic horror" where you play a team of entrepreneurs trying to survive and profit from the zombie apocalypse. Go to the full review for more information.
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    [RPG]: Alternity Player's Handbook, reviewed by Lev Lafayette (4/4)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/17/17075.phtml Lev Lafayette's Summary: Physically attractive, hard(ish) SF game with an impressive scope. Mechanics are a little quirky, but thoroughly playable. Go to the full review for more information.
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    [Film, Spoilers] 10 Cloverfield Lane, or; The Triumph of a Solid Character Arc Over Everything Else

    10 Cloverfield Lane is the 2016 movie set in the same world as Cloverfield, a found-footage monster invasion film I’ve never seen. In it, a woman, Michelle, flees her engagement after an argument, gets into a car accident, and wakes up in a survivalist bunker. While she was out, the world ended...
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    [RPG]: Coriolis, reviewed by Nick The Lemming (5/5)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/17/17004.phtml Nick the Lemming's Summary: Described as "Arabian Nights in space," Coriolis does a great job of describing a Middle Eastern-inspired sci-fi setting coupled with a simple rules system that will be immediately familiar to fans of Mutant: Year...
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    [Alternity +/-]The Good, The Bad, and The Odd

    OK, So I was digging through unfinished blog posts I had meant to work on, but had not yet finished. i ran across a review I was doing of the Alternity game line. I really would like to finish it, but then I thought why not ask rpg.net what they thought of the game. Maybe I would find somethings...
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    [RPG]: Shadowrun: Seattle Sprawl Digital Box Set, reviewed by Matt.Ceb (3/4)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16869.phtml Matth?us Cebulla's Summary: A very good and useful take on a "city sourcebook" that suffers from a too-strict adherence to its physical release origin and a few instances of poor editing. Go to the full review for more information.
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    [Film] The Imposter (2012)

    I was watching an episode of Every Frame a Painting about The Imposter. It suggested I see the film before I watch his analysis of it and I did so, but I don't think that was necessary. I mean, there aren't any spoilers. The title and description of the film tell you exactly what it's about...
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    Free Fantasy RPG Setting - Mythosa

    A new review of a free RPG setting called Mythosa. Would work perfectly for D&D, Pathfinder, WYRM or any other system you choose. At the very least it's worth plundering for ideas! http://www.thefreerpgblog.com/2016/03/delicious-exploratory-campaigns-in.html
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    [RPG]: Microscope Explorer, reviewed by ShannonA (3/4)

    https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16711.phtml Shannon Appelcline's Summary: <i>Microscope</I> is a brilliant story game; this supplement has great story seeds, great game variants, and OK advice. Go to the full review for more information.
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    The Free RPG Blog: The Dark, Romantic, Adventures of Mary Sue by Michael Morrison

    I've posted a review of a charming, short narrative style game about those favourite, special characters you just can't live without. Perfect for Twilight-style gaming (serious or lampooned). http://www.thefreerpgblog.com/2016/02/the-dark-romantic-adventures-of-mary.html
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    [RPG]: Traveller Core Rulebook (Mongoose, 2nd Edition), reviewed by Nerhesi (4/5)

    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16668.phtml Sam W's Summary: As improvement over the previous edition in every way. Modern, clean, balanced(!), very fun and true to Traveller. Style & Crunch! Highly recommended. Go to the full review for more information.
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    [RPG]: HeroQuest Glorantha, reviewed by Antonios S (5/5)

    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16547.phtml Antonios S's Summary: HeroQuest is for narrativist-oriented game systems what the Guide to Glorantha is for campaign settings: perfect. Go to the full review for more information.
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    [RPG]: Freiburg Boxed Set, reviewed by Lev Lafayette (4/4)

    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16512.phtml Lev Lafayette's Summary: With excellent scope as a setting and quite an impressive overall narrative for a suggested campaign, the land-based Freiburg boxed set, also includes some very hackneyed scenarios and avoids the difficult questions on...
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    [RPG]: 7th Sea Players' Guide, reviewed by Lev Lafayette (4/3)

    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16510.phtml Lev Lafayette's Summary: Swords, sorcery, and swashbuckling in not-Europe with the Roll-And-Keep system. Some organisational quirks, some system bugs, all in a very attractive product. Go to the full review for more information.
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    Can someone translate and summarize a French RPG review (video)?

    [I'm not sure what forum to throw this in, so mods please feel free to move it.] I stumbled across a countdown to an upcoming YouTube livestream (within the next three hours) review of my game, but it's going to be in French! If anyone knows French and would interested in providing a short...
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    Blue Planet system review

    In Episode 27 of the Swordnut Radio Podcast, Alex and Paul discuss a recent Blue Planet campaign, talk about the system and give some playing/GMing advice http://swordnutradio.podbean.com/e/27-behind-the-screen-blue-planet/
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