We all know that Brandon Sanderson is a master storyteller and novelist. His latest work, Starsight is yet another sci-fi gem. Set after the events of Skyward, it features even more crazy and lovable characters in an interesting spacefaring world.
Going well beyond typical advice about improving role-playing games, author James D’Amato actually divides up various games by type, and then offers specific help to keep things interesting and fun. It’s a must read for any game master looking to level up their performance.
Part western, part mystery, part action-adventure, The Antares Maelstrom is a fast-paced tale set in the Star Trek universe. Events on a small backwater non-federation planet will test Kirk, Sulu, Scotty and the entire crew of our beloved Enterprise.
Inspired by the god sims such as Black and White and dungeon managers like Dungeon Keeper, God of Gnomes finds a boy named Corey in the unusual position of trying to save the last of the Gnomes race. Videogames merge with literature this week in our GiN book review.
As the fourth entry in the Dream State Saga, Lost in the Game advances the plot much closer to resolution, and we really want to know what happens. If you have ever wanted to fall fully into a videogame, then Lost in the Game will show both the joys and pain that such a fantasy would entail.
Mastermind is one of those books where the main character exists inside a computer role-playing game. Sometimes called LitRPG, they can be fun reads for those who love both videogaming and role-playing. Mastermind: Titan Online however, is off to a rough start.
Baldur’s Gate Descent into Avernus is one of the most ambitious campaigns ever produced for Dungeons and Dragons. Spanning the realm from that classic city down to the depths of the Nine Hells, this is one hot module for the fifth edition game that players will love.
Regardless of the role-playing game, the game master will need to be proficient in a diverse set of skills like storytelling, hosting, conflict resolution, diplomacy and management. The Ultimate RPG Gameplay Guide can give both novice and expert GMs a solid plus-five bonus toward their success.
We are back with the excellent Demon Accords series this week, looking at the latest book from John Conroe, C.A.E.C.O, as the 15th story in the series, this one is short but sweet, introducing some new characters alongside old favorites.
Just in time for a Halloween dinner or party, The Necronomnomnom Recipes and Rites from the Lore of H. P. Lovecraft cookbook brings us some ingeniously scary looking foods that are sure to spellbind every guest’s palate.