What is ‘Lookouts: May we die in the forest’?

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From the mind of two of the biggest break out stars of the webcomic world this short run series smashes together ‘Scouting for boys’ and your run of the mill ‘Monster Manual’. In a world where you might have to outwit a troll to simply cross a bridge, risk witches of the wild coming for your first born and your shortcut home might lead you into the lair of a demonic ape. Unlike grubby, cubbies and snotty, scouts these kids won’t be getting a badge for helping a little old lady cross the road for that won’t be quite so useful in the world of……………………..

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What is ‘Mythica: The Godslayer’?

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Or Mythica the Dragon slayer as it is known over here which doesn’t make sense for as I recall there is only one dragon in the movie and he isn’t even insulted by the end of the movie never mind slain. So after four other movies and some ups and downs and some more downs here we are on the final part of the Mythica tale…………

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What is ‘Acquisitions Incorporated: Season 1’?

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RPG’s are once more becoming big business like we haven’t seen since the eighties. Is that due to the rise of the nerd? Or are people lamenting that the current tech generation has failed; delivering only shinier and shinier graphics while stripping back in area’s like story and game play? Or is it simply because there are now more than ever, since D&D toppled due to it’s own hubris in the switch from 3.5 to 4, allowing floods of games to reach the market; from slight modifications of old systems to games promising to deliver on the promise of hit television shows, movies and comic book lines.

Truth be told I don’t know; but I do know where they fall down. Yes you get to sit round a table with your friends eating funyuns and drinking mountain dew. Though that means actually getting your friends together and for long enough to play the campaign. This also means one of you setting up a fun, engaging tale for the others to play. So how do we overcome these challenges? We simply watch others as let’s plays have come to the land of the pen and paper role playing game. But I won’t be talking about that hit role playing let’s play, nor that one, or even that one. Instead I will be going all the way back to 2008 for……………………………………………………………………..

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