Category Archives: Gumshoe

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Seeking Toronto-Area Gamer For Thursday Night Playtest Group

I am once again looking to augment the ranks of my Thursday night playtest group—hence this open call for one new recruit. To join the group, you’ll need to be reliably free on Thursday nights and able to get to the Bloor-Bathurst area in downtown Toronto. We meet from 7 pm to 10 pm. You […]

Illustrations and Expectations, or the Four-Gun Kch-Thk

In what might be our first Ashen Stars FAQ, I’ve been asked if Jerome Huguenin’s cool image of a kch-thk warrior means that player characters of his locust-like species get four Shooting attacks per round. As the questioner pointed out, the illo will have his players making an impassioned case for it. The reality is […]

New Releases

Dead Rock Seven, the first set of adventures for Ashen Stars is available for pre-order; PDF now, print version in August shipping with Ashen Stars. If you are a pre-orderer, you should have received an email for us with an offer, and an update to your existing Ashen Stars order. The Out of Time print […]

Rough Magicks Review

There is a review of Rough Magicks on Gaming Brouhaha. Rough Magicks is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in expanding the role of magic plays in their game…I would thoroughly recommend Rough Magicks and look forward to reading more of the recent supplements Pelgrane has released for the game.

Big Hoodoo Actual Play

Bill White, Big Hoodoo writer has recorded a session he ran at the PAX East game convention. He says: If you’ve read “The Big Hoodoo” and want to run it, but are wondering about all its moving parts, there’s an audio recording of me running the game at PAX East for the nice folks at […]

Dead Rock Seven Art and Layout

Dead Rock Seven is a set of adventures for Ashen Stars, outlined by Robin Laws and written by Gareth Hanrahan. It was my intention to give Ashen Stars the best possible start, so I decided to release Dead Rock Seven simultaneously with the core book if possible. We brought Pascal Quidault aboard to do the […]

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