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Conan 2nd Edition.

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The CKG and Of Gods and Monsters.
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Working on Issue 17, here. I have to say, I'm very glad I subscribed. This magazine is getting better with each issue.
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Dark Heresy is absolutely amazingly full of supremely kick ass gaming.

Just owning the book gives you a +1 bonus to CHA.

And I saw that joker today, at a used book store, for $20. Might have to go back
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I've been reading the Lord the Ring roleplaying game by Decipher. Owned the book for 5-6 years but have only ever skimmed through before.

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I have not really been looking for much lately, due to a variety of factors, but I did manage to get a Trolls and Trollkin which is a RuneQuest! book released by Chaosium in 1978. Basically a computer-generated list of around 170 unique entries for this particular monster.
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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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Talisman Dungeon (Revised 4th Edition). The best version of Talisman, hands down. Fantasy Flight games got it so right.

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Bookkeeping for Dummies. Yeah, really. BHP's got to get organized.

And I'm also reading "The Hobbit: Annotated Version."
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Old copies of the Judges Guild Village Book 1 & 2, and Castle Book 1.

Mostly looking at the stupid notes I scribbled in the books in the late 70's and early 80's. and rolling up village names using the random tables.

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Just got a neat book: Worldshaker Creature Creation.
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Well today I treated meself to a bit of a fling and picked up some new C&C charsheets and the 3rd print PHB.

So I'll be reading that tonight.

Yes, I know, there's a 4th on the way but I really like the older covers much better. I have to hand it to the binding quality of TLG; my 1st-print has been flipped, read, drooled on by the dog, and thumbed through since January 2005 and is still in practically-mint condition.

First glances say- ooh, new art! Snazzy art!
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I am rereading my Oathbound setting books, because it occurred to me that I can tie in the Forge with my campaign end game scenario's.
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Sundog wrote:
I have to hand it to the binding quality of TLG; my 1st-print has been flipped, read, drooled on by the dog, and thumbed through since January 2005 and is still in practically-mint condition.

Yeah, something abut the C&C books makes me think of library book bindings. They are durable as hell. Mine have suffered immeasurable abuse and still look all pretty.

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DangerDwarf wrote:
Yeah, something abut the C&C books makes me think of library book bindings. They are durable as hell. Mine have suffered immeasurable abuse and still look all pretty.

Mine has been dropped a few times so the corners on the covers are a bit bent. But the binding? Steel.
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Just a quick run down on things I've picked up and tossed aside while plowing through this stack of SJGames books.

Crusader #17: Definately brightened my day.

Kobold 1/4-ly #9: Last issue I'll ever get of this series.

d6 Adventures Locations: I love map books.

JSA: Darkness Falls & JSA Classified: Honor Among Thieves: don't have anything to do with gaming but distracted me none the less. Theoritically could be used as source material for Mutants & Masterminds or another superhero RPG. (JSA = Justice Society of America)

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Star Frontiers

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The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett. Of all the Discworld characters I have never read one with Rincewind. Just started it ...
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Kobold 1/4-ly #9: Last issue I'll ever get of this series.

Can you explain? I was tempted to subscribe with their new dice deal.

I'm reading Towers of Adventure and Engineering Dungeons.

Dear lord, are these cool. I love these kind of CK tools. Well done, Jim and Robert.

I've haven't delved into ED much yet, but it looks great. What I like about ToA is that not only is it handy for it's stated purpose (to generate a tower adventure), it also will be a great CK resource all-around... need some PCs or NPCs? Just check volume 2. Need a treasure horde quick? Check volume 3. Very neat. I'm a bit puzzled by the two d10s included as there doesn't seem to be a d100 table per say. But, hell, I'm not one to turn away dice.
ED looks equally as useful. I really like it's systematic approach at dungeon building.
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I got my Swords and Wizardry softback over the weekend and have been looking over it. I like the Lulu bindings and love how the book looks and feels.
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Frost wrote:
Can you explain? I was tempted to subscribe with their new dice deal.

I'm reading Towers of Adventure and Engineering Dungeons.

Dear lord, are these cool. I love these kind of CK tools. Well done, Jim and Robert.

I've haven't delved into ED much yet, but it looks great. What I like about ToA is that not only is it handy for it's stated purpose (to generate a tower adventure), it also will be a great CK resource all-around... need some PCs or NPCs? Just check volume 2. Need a treasure horde quick? Check volume 3. Very neat. I'm a bit puzzled by the two d10s included as there doesn't seem to be a d100 table per say. But, hell, I'm not one to turn away dice.
ED looks equally as useful. I really like it's systematic approach at dungeon building.

Charlie is very upset with how much 4E content was in Issue 9. Something like 14 pages.

Personally I liked it. I got lots of cool new ideas to adapt to my C&C games. Including from the 4E material.

Thats the sucky thing about C&C, material from any source, irregardless of edition, is easy to use. So C&C has actually greatly expanded my "temptations" on which to spend my all too little money on.
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Currently reading our very own Jason Vey's (Greyelf) retro-inspired game, A very cool little game that fuses modern gaming rules with old school (Chainmail and OD&D era) style gaming.
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How do you get that?
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For real. If it aint a ret-clone it sounds kinda promising.

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Hey BD, How's it play? I have been curious about it but a bit wary of the 2d6 mechanics.
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Can we get a link? I'm curious about this meself.

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Treebore wrote:
How do you get that?

Ordered it from the website? Just a guess.

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Omote wrote:
Ordered it from the website? Just a guess.

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Hey guys, I am going to try to get Jason Vey in here to answer this question. The short answer is that, no, you cannot get it from the website. I directly paypald Vey to get my copy but I know that he is releasing more copies so I've emailed him to come let you guys know how to get a copy if you're interested.

JG- I don't know how it plays yet, sorry chief. I like the way it reads, but I've not played yet. I plan on fixing that pretty soon, and then will report back about the experience. Like I said, I'm liking what I've read so far.
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DB4: Dro Mandras. Just bought it on RPGNow. I'd heard good things, and wanted to give it a look.
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