Role Playing Archives

Nostalgia Drives the Adventure with Forbidden Lands
Think Mad Max, but with monsters and spells. The game is intentionally reminiscent of old pen-and-paper role playing games, and there are systems and charts in place for everything from character fame, progression, and even building strongholds and hiring retainers. On paper, combat gets a little bogged down with special mechanics involving slow and fast actions, but[...]
Review: Dungeons & Dragons — Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Seven months ago, after we received the new Dungeons & Dragons book Xanatha's Guide To Everything, those of us playing the game assumed we probably wouldn't see a new rulebook be added to the compendium for a while. Then, kinda out of the blue, Wizards of the Coast announced Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes.