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by zacharythefirst
Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Fantasy Aritst Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 2459

Fantasy Aritst Wanted

<t>Hey, I hope it's ok to put this in here. I've really enjoyed looking through the art threads here, and thought this might be as good a place as any to ask to see if anyone's interested:<br/> <br/> I'm looking for a fantasy artist for a couple of upcoming projects I'll be working on. I'll be needi...
by zacharythefirst
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Any bloggers out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Same here for RPG Blog 2...
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by zacharythefirst
Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What gaming stuff are you reading?
Replies: 2022
Views: 596897

DB4: Dro Mandras. Just bought it on RPGNow. I'd heard good things, and wanted to give it a look.
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by zacharythefirst
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:48 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: World of Warcraft, Online and RPG game.
Replies: 17
Views: 4460

<t>I haven't been into a fantasy computer game since Neverwinter Nights. Just can't do it. I have time for one geek hobby, and that's pen-and-paper RPGs.<br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog 2: Gamer resources, news, reviews, and commentary, from the Old School to Small Press. Updated regularly!</t>
by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What really makes a good RPG?
Replies: 25
Views: 3395

<t>People, then Setting, then System.<br/> <br/> Honestly, the biggest thing for me is inspiration. Does an RPG inspire me to mosey up to the gaming table? Does it get me fired up about playing? If so, do the rules follow through on that promise shown? Are the rules designed with ease of learning an...
by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Top 25 RPGs List is Up!
Replies: 16
Views: 4675

Maliki wrote: Interesting, I don't know how much stock I put the results, my list would be be quite different. Mine was, too. Yeah, I mean, I was happy to get 150 responses, but they were almost all from bloggers and readers of the RPG Bloggers Network. Niche of a niche, if you will. I'd have put R...
by zacharythefirst
Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Top 25 RPGs List is Up!
Replies: 16
Views: 4675

Top 25 RPGs List is Up!

<r>Over at my site and on the RPG Bloggers Network, I requested that people send me a list of their Top 10-25 RPGs of all time. I had hoped for 50 responses, but ended up with 150. It has been a fun project, and I hope it fosters some good discussion about some great games.<br/> <URL url="http://www...
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Published settings or home-brewed?
Replies: 38
Views: 5974

<t>I run my homebrew world of Irrin, but remain a huge fan of Greyhawk. I don't use a lot of stuff directly from it, but it greatly influences my design.<br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog 2: Gamer resources, news, reviews, and commentary, from the Old School to Small Press. Updated regularly!</t>
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Adventure Games Publishing?
Replies: 6
Views: 453

<t>I believe that James is planning on doing more of some of those (IIRC), but that he's got other things in the queue as well.<br/> <br/> Me? I want more loot. <br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog 2: Gamer resources, news, reviews, and commentary, from the Old School to Small Press. Updated regula...
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Review of 100 Calamitous Curses
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

Lord Dynel wrote: With two sales going on (TLG's and AGP's) it's hard not to spend money! I quite agree. I have a very small budget for pdf purchase, so I can only usually get 1-2 smaller ones a week. The sale has been nice, but I think I have my next 6 weeks planned out. _________________ RPG Blog...
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How are your C&C PH and M&T holding up?
Replies: 20
Views: 1204

<t>My second printing has some slight wear, but my 3rd printing looks brand-new. Both look good considering their use.<br/> <br/> (I'm buying the PDF of M&T on Tuesday to complement my PDF of the PHB. When I'm working on gaming stuff, having those handy for quick reference really saves on wear)....
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Review of 100 Calamitous Curses
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

jamesmishler wrote: Thanks for the great review, Zachary! I hope to get back to the various "100" series projects soon, now that my Internet computer is back up and running (knock on wood)... Oh, if you get the chance, could you put that review up on DTRPG/RPGNow through your account there? The mor...
by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:56 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: What others do you like?
Replies: 15
Views: 4728

Re: What others do you like?

Treebore wrote: What other RPG's do you like? Meaning outside of D&D/C&C? Here is one of mine: http://epicrpg.com/ HUGE ditto on Epic. I don't have time to do a link list now, but I'll try to get one together. I have a few games I'm groovin' on aside from C&C. _________________ RPG Blog 2: Gamer re...
by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Don't look now...
Replies: 19
Views: 1027

That's tremendous news! Congrats on the adoption!
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by zacharythefirst
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What gaming stuff are you reading?
Replies: 2022
Views: 596897

Just downloaded Crusader 13 this week to give The Crusader a try. Gary's How It All Began Article is tremendous. Have read it twice now.
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by zacharythefirst
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:10 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: [C&C] Core Book set
Replies: 40
Views: 1270

Lord Dynel wrote: If all new printings are in this Core Set and this set is available at GenCon, I will purchase it. Yes...I will. I'll probably have at most like $50 to spend at Gen Con...I'll have to see what I can pick up for that vs. what's released there. _________________ RPG Blog 2: Gamer re...
by zacharythefirst
Wed Apr 22, 2009 3:42 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Erol Otus Art!
Replies: 70
Views: 31873

<t>Yeah, HM4 wasn't my usual system of choice, but the Hackmaster Game Master's Guide is awesome. I end up using it for just about any fantasy game I run. Love the charts, tables, and items!<br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog 2: Gamer resources, news, reviews, and commentary, from the Old School t...
by zacharythefirst
Wed Apr 22, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Erol Otus Art!
Replies: 70
Views: 31873

Erol Otus Art!

<r>Check out the cover for Hackmaster Basic:<br/> <br/> EDIT: Crap, can't get the image to load. Here's a link:<br/> <URL url="http://www.rpgblog2.com/2009/04/erol-otus-perfect-for-hackmaster.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.rpgblog2.com/2009/04/erol-ot ... aster.html">http://www.rpgblog2.com/2009/...
by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: TLG PDF sale!
Replies: 30
Views: 2383

I might get Dro Mandras I & II next week. This week, I picked up Crusader #13 and AGP's Barbarians of the Wilderlands (also on sale).
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by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Fight On! and first Lulu purchase...
Replies: 42
Views: 11800

Frost wrote: Does Fight On! or Lulu offer any kind of subscription service? I'm really tempted to pick up some copies... I have heard nothing but good things from fans of all editions. I've asked before...no subscription model, but it's released basically quarterly. I don't think they have a hard-a...
by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:30 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Nicole's Art Thread. ^___^
Replies: 13
Views: 7047

Great stuff! I really like the first one of the adventuring group.
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by zacharythefirst
Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Treebore's 10,000 post.....
Replies: 29
Views: 1577

I'll call May 14.
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by zacharythefirst
Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The best blog ever
Replies: 6
Views: 1684

Yep, it's fantastic.
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by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Fight On! and first Lulu purchase...
Replies: 42
Views: 11800

<t>Fight On! has been a tremendous resource for my table. I was so inspired by the creativity and DIY attitude of many of the authors I ended up sending in my own stuff for the next ish. Lulu also has been largely issue-free for me with the items I have purchased through their store.<br/> __________...
by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Which Gaming Blogs Do You Read?
Replies: 19
Views: 786

Frost wrote: By the way, if you want new monsters and spells and such, that is basically the sole intent of "A Hamsterish Hoard of Dungeons and Dragons." http://hamsterhoard.blogspot.com/. Don't let the oddball name put you off. Yep, I'll back that. It's a great site that I check pretty regularly. ...
by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Review of 100 Calamitous Curses
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

serleran wrote: Cool review. Gets right to the point. I had already wanted to get this, and now I feel more inclined. Yeah, with a 12-page pdf, I felt like that was probably the best way to go about it. For those wanting a second opinion, Jamie Mal at Grognardia also reviewed this product some time...
by zacharythefirst
Sat Apr 18, 2009 1:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Which Gaming Blogs Do You Read?
Replies: 19
Views: 786

Thanks for the responses, guys (especially to those who take the time to read my little corner!). I see a lot of us have the same blogs we frequent!
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by zacharythefirst
Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Which Gaming Blogs Do You Read?
Replies: 19
Views: 786

Which Gaming Blogs Do You Read?

<t>I know a lot of folks don't bother with blogs and the RPG Bloggers Network, etc., but for those of you who do, what are some of your favorite gaming blogs out there? Any good C&C blogs out there besides that of the Trolls? As a blogger, I'm just curious...<br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog...
by zacharythefirst
Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:53 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Review of 100 Calamitous Curses
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

Review of 100 Calamitous Curses

<r>I did a short review of Adventure Games Publishing's 100 Calamitous Curses for C&C. You can read it here, if interested:<br/> <URL url="http://www.rpgblog2.com/2009/04/review-100-calamitous-curses.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.rpgblog2.com/2009/04/review- ... urses.html">http://www.rpgblo...
by zacharythefirst
Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The biggest reason I hate PDF's
Replies: 22
Views: 3826

<t>I had to go through and organize my PDFs by company and game, and it took a long time. But I pretty much know where everything is now. I have use for print and pdf alike. For books like the PHB, I want one of each.<br/> _________________<br/> RPG Blog 2: Gamer resources, news, reviews, and commen...