A blog about Gaming

  • Dragonrage Review

    [Archived from www.thehexedgamer.co.uk] Publisher: Flatlined Games (only available direct) Designer: Lewis PulsipherDevelopers: Eric Hanuise and Lewis Pulsipher Dragon Rage is a remake of a game originally published in 1982, shortly before the then publisher (Dwarfstar games) went out of business. I had a copy of the original game (no longer, unfortunately!), so I was intrigued […]

  • Traveller Starports Review

    [Archived from www.thehexedgamer.co.uk]  Publisher: Mongoose PublishingAuthor: Carl Walmsley Traveller Starports is a supplement for Mongoose Traveller, about, well, Starports. It is tagged as a Third Imperium product, but could be used in any campaign.The book is softback, and has 118 pages, divided into 6 chapters: Introduction, Starport Encounters, Designing Starports, Sample Starports, New Ships and […]

  • Return to Second Edition

    [Archived from www.thehexedgamer.co.uk] Recently, my gaming group have started a 2nd Edition AD&D campaign – and it’s been interesting. Travel back with me to D&D, 90’s style… My group currently has 3 players and a DM, but another player is about to (re)join us. We were previously playing a long-term 3.5 campaign, from 1st-20th level. […]

  • 10 Things I learnt from RPGs

    Ten things I learnt from reading and playing RPGs: What a diety is (AD&D) How the Numbers game works (Gangbusters) How to fix the Numbers game (Gangbusters) French Roulette uses 0 instead of 00 (James Bond 007) Differences between various pole-arms (AD&D) How to pronounce ‘Scenario’ The format of medieval jousts (King Arthur Pendragon) Various […]

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