Game School Posts

March 14, 2019

This lightweight-yet-complete role-playing game is an homage to the “Easy-to-Master” black box of the first role-playing game that does everything the creator wished the original did. Overall the game has a similar feel to the original role-playing game, but there…

January 9, 2019

The Deryni Adventure Game is based on the popular series of fantasy books by Katherine Kurtz. The novels weave a rich tapestry of romantic chivalry, medieval kings, a powerful Church. There’s also the Deryni, a persecuted race of humans with…

December 27, 2018

Everyverse RPG features¬†five methods of character generation to suit every situation and taste. It uses the same scale as used to measure Real-world IQ to provide more meaningful information at a glance. Along with tree-like skill arrays go from general…

December 13, 2018

It’s time to meet the hosts of Game School. Spence and JC spend the hour interviewing each other. This one is just for the fans!

December 2, 2018

On this episode JC and Spence interview Jay Little. He is a developer and one of the lead designers of Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars: Edge of the Empire role-playing series. Get the Game!

November 15, 2018

High Plains Samurai is an action heavy tabletop RPG. Play gunslingers, samurai, gangsters, barbarians, steampunks, and superpowered people on the brink of destruction. There is a world beyond our own steeped in darkness and struggling in the aftermath of a…

November 1, 2018

The following episode is a Detention episode. The game that we are reviewing has themes that may not be suitable for all listeners. The game we review in this episode is Hot Guys Making Out. As the title implies, the…

October 18, 2018

Victorious is a superhero steampunk RPG where heroes from the future have traveled back in time and altered the time-line.¬†Through their influence, inadvertent or deliberate, technology has had a jump-start. A series of advancements, based on steam-driven technology, have arisen.…

October 4, 2018

Cortex Prime is a highly modular analog game system that focuses on storytelling and the ability to switch out blocks of core rules like Lego bricks. With a very basic primary set of rules for running the game, mechanics, and…

September 20, 2018

Swords and Wizardry Light provides fast play for new players. However, it also has a lot of nostalgia for the grizzled rpg veterans. The game can be played with only a few minutes of setup. Players simply need pen, paper,…