Review: Between Life and Death

Synopsis:  A Ghost option for player characters in lands living beneath the Shadow of the Demon Lord.  Review: Robert J. Schwalb's Shadow of the Demon Lord, funded through a successful Kickstarter way back in 2015, is an excellent and horrific RPG game that ports players into a gritty, dark world dominated by demons, disease and death. The author … Continue reading Review: Between Life and Death

Monster of the Week: Moder (The Ritual)

Originally written to resemble a female goat-like creature, after brainstorming with director David Bruckner, concept artist Keith Thompson settled on an eerie elk-like being as the final monster incarnation of Netflix's 2018 The Ritual. Culled from Norse mythology and according to the movie, the Moder is the offspring of the trickster god Loki and belongs to the … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Moder (The Ritual)

Preview: (Angry Joe Plays…) Alien RPG

Synopsis: "Taking place shortly after the events of Aliens, the first RPG will propel players into the vast possibilities of the Outer Rim Frontier. From the pioneering colonists and scientists to the ever-present Company reps and Colonial Marines, the game promises a diverse range of characters and gameplay experiences far beyond the staple cat-and-mouse suspense and … Continue reading Preview: (Angry Joe Plays…) Alien RPG

Monster of the Week: Gremlin

Spawning a host of similar films including Critters, Ghoulies, Munchies and arguably and possibly cult hits like The Puppet Masters, Warner Brother's 1984's Gremlins ended up being a horror comedy classic. This week's Monster of the Week follows in the heels of last week's write-up of the mogwai. When caretakers fail to observe the rules of these … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Gremlin

Review: The Frozen Pines

Synopsis:  Occult investigators venture into a shady world of Native American antique collectors and Wendigo offspring in hopes of uncovering powerful artifacts in the New English countryside.   Review: When not working on his PbtA revamped indie-in-the making tabletop game Persona, James Austin has just started developing a line of Cthulhu pre-made scenarios for the Miskatonic Repository, a … Continue reading Review: The Frozen Pines