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This is How I Roll: Vampire: The Masquerade

I was thinking of a Halloween appropriate RPG to review, something to embody all the macabre of the season. To me, the first thing that came to mind was the World of Darkness setting. From its inception, WoD has captured the dark, angst ridden, heroin chic culture of the 90s. And nothing exemplifies 90’s zeitgeist […]

Posted on October 26, 2010 at 09:24 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · Comments Closed
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NYCC: Wrath of Con

This review could be alternately titled: Why I am never going to a convention ever again. Before I talk about the hot mess known as The New York City Comic Con, I’ll preface this by saying I have never been to a convention before.I went in with no preconception of whether I’d hate it or […]

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 20:56 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · One Comment
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Adrienne’s Link of the Day: Hard Times Hit Sith Empire

Alternate title: “The Empire Strikes Bank” Apparently the recession is felt in a galaxy far,far away: http://gothamist.com/2010/07/22/darth_vader_robs_bank_photos_oh_yes.php What can I say that hasn’t been said? Who knew one could be so flippant over armed robbery? There is a goldmine of witticisms, waiting to be unearthed here. My personal favorite comes from a friend who remarked: […]

Posted on July 23, 2010 at 22:08 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Eyes on E3: Star Wars Multiplayer Demo

A brief glimpse of what is to come. So far, most of the trailers coming out for The Old Republic were solo missions, or co-op. They’ve showcased the different worlds, the different character classes, the voice acting, the tricked out ships. So now, we get to see multiplayer combat: While it may  seem lackluster to […]

Posted on July 3, 2010 at 16:11 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · 2 Comments
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This is How I Roll: Free RPG Day

Personally, I’m not a fan of modules. I like putting my heart and soul into a game only to watch to unravel in front of me while I fall to my knees and cry up at an indifferent sky. But modules are a great way to start a game with minimal effort, especially if you […]

Posted on June 30, 2010 at 10:33 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · 3 Comments
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This is How I Roll: Don’t Rest Your Head review

Don’t Rest Your Head Designed by Fred Hicks Published by Evil Hat Productions Gaming accoutrement: a shit ton of D6s (red, white, and black specifically: the sad colors) 2 bowls, one light one dark coins of any denomination a wahmbulance Don’t Rest Your Head, a psychological horror RPG published by Evil Hat Productions, seems 1 […]

Posted on May 24, 2010 at 21:09 by Adrienne Ryan · Permalink · 3 Comments
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