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Review of Arkham Detective Tales

From José Muñoz. Here is the Direct Link in the original Spanish and here’s a link to Google’s Translator. It is loaded with action and always leaves open one or more outputs to the survival of the researchers, with little emphasis on certain events that might undermine their mental health, which makes a charge Arkham […]

Review of Castle Bravo

Here is the second review from José Muñoz. Also in Spanish, here is the Direct Link and here is a link to Google’s Translator. Moreover, we are again on a situation that presents a scenario that moves away from what is considered Purist -the twenties and the three or four cities visited and revisited by […]

Dance in the Blood released on RPGNow

Graham Walmsley’s new Purist adventure, The Dance in the Blood, is now available on RPGNow. As a celebration of this, for a limited time we are offering a bundle of all three Purist adventures on rpgnow.com: The Dance in the Blood, The Watchers in the Sky and The Dying of St Margaret’s, at a 15% […]

Ripped From the Headlines: Plastination Nation

For years the Esoterrorists have secretly backed a series of supposedly scientific exhibits that gruesomely display anatomical cutaways constructed from real corpses, subjected to a plastic preservative process. Wherever the traveling exhibition goes, it fosters the subconscious distress that weakens the membranes between this world and the Outer Dark. Over years of exposure, however, the […]

Reviews of Shadows Over Filmland, ToC & Mutant City Blues

The lure of GUMSHOE has snared another forum and its members. Over the last few days four very positive reviews have appeared on RPGGeek from reviewer Lowell Francis. Shadows Over Filmland review – As before with Trail of Cthulhu, Huguenin has created a book of sinister beauty… This is a good solid book of adventures. […]

Reviews of Dying Earth and Kaiin Player’s Guide

More reviews from Lowell Francis over at RPGGeek, this time of the Dying Earth RPG and the Kaiin Player’s Guide. Dying Earth RPG review – Physically this is a gorgeous product. Beautifully laid out, with plenty of narrative text, quotations, examples and digressions on the nature of this system. It certainly manages to convey the […]

Review of Shadows over Filmland

It’s in Swedish.  Here is a direct link, and here is Google’s plausible translation. In short, the whole book a real pleasure to read. It combines in a really fun way the spirit of the classic horror films with Lovecraft’s Mythos, and raises the result to something new and exciting. All of the adventures may […]

Golden Geek Awards Nominations

Pelgrane books have been nominated for the Golden Geek awards. These awards are given out annually at BGG Con, and this year for the first time roleplaying games have been included. Armitage Files has been nominated both for Best Artwork and Presentation, and for Best RPG Supplement, and Shadows Over Filmland for Best RPG Supplement. […]

Pitching Skulduggery

Over on my main blog I’ve talked a lot about the importance of having a clear 25-word-or-less pitch statement to explain a new game you’re selling at a booth. Obviously, it helps you to get a few more copies into people’s hands. However, designers, in particular, should have that pitch in mind as they create […]

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