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Dungeonslayers

Posted on February 25th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Role playing games usually have big rulebooks, filled with plenty of rules, mechanics, traits, skills, attributes, gear, magic items and everything else that a player might need in order to have a great experience with the game. Some RPG’s go with the multiple books style (D&D always comes in this form), giving you a player’s […]

Isla Dorada

Posted on February 19th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It is a time of adventure! Many embark on great zeppelins in order to get to the newly discovered lands. These new lands are full of ancient treasures just waiting for someone to pick them up and make a fortune by selling them. And so one day, you and your fellow band of adventurers have […]

World of Darkness – Part 3

Posted on February 13th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Your investigation has led you to this place… A house outside of the city. A secret place, hidden from the eyes of curious strangers, the perfect hiding spot! Your hunt has lasted for six months but whoever killed those people is here, finally within your reach! You kick in the door and see a large, […]

World of Darkness – Part 2

Posted on February 7th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous post we discussed the world of darkness role playing game. It is a game set in a dark, twisted and mysterious version of our own world. Vampires, werewolves, ghouls, ghosts, wraiths and all the other nasty things that you can imagine exist! The world is threatened by the supernatural and very few […]

World of Darkness – Part 1

Posted on February 1st, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The world is not as it seems… You hear rumors and stories everywhere… Old creepy houses that are haunted by the spirits of the past. Creatures that hunt humans in the night and drain them of their blood. Men that can change shape at will. Cults that perform dark rituals to summon beings from other […]

Palladium Fantasy Roleplay – Part 3

Posted on January 26th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous posts, I presented the Palladium Fantasy Roleplay to you. I talked a lot about character creation and the options that you have available to you while creating your fantasy hero. Now that we have covered the character creation process, we can check out the rest of the interesting stuff that the core […]

Palladium Fantasy Role Playing Game – Part 2

Posted on January 8th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous post, I have begun to tell you about the Palladium Fantasy Role Playing game! I started to tell you about the basics of character creation, the attributes and classes. Palladium has a lot of classes for you to choose from, and every class gives you some starting skills (which are mandatory for […]

Palladium Fantasy Role Playing Game – Part 1

Posted on January 2nd, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous posts I told you about Role Playing Games! I tried to bring the two main aspects of these games (being a player and a Game Master) a little closer to you and explained some of the key features of both. It is up to you as the players to choose which role […]

The Role of the Game Master

Posted on December 30th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous posts, I told you about role playing games, that they are games of imagination, acting and improvisation. I told you about ways to create interesting and deep characters for your games. The players and their heroes are very important for any kind of role playing game but it’s all useless without one […]

Creating a Character

Posted on December 20th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Every Role Playing game starts with players creating characters. These characters will be the players alter egos or personalities through which they will interact with the world that the Dungeon Master created for them. The characters that you can play could be anything, from mighty warriors, renegade sorcerers, killer cyborgs, bounty hunters to crazy alien […]

Dungeons and Dragons

Posted on December 14th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Whenever you mention a role playing game to someone, there is a big chance that the person that you are talking to is going to think of Dungeons and Dragons straight away. And this is with good reason. Dungeons and Dragons (short D&D) is by far the most known and popular role playing game in […]

Role Playing Games

Posted on December 8th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been writing for the Tabletop Hell blog a couple of months now, bringing you closer to the amazing world of boardgames. I love boardgames, a lot, but my true passion have always been playing Role Playing Games (RPG’s). So, when Tabletop Hell started making changes (the biggest being posting articles about various card games), […]

Shadows Over Camelot – Part 2

Posted on November 30th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Rise brave knights! Rise in the defense of your home, the great castle Camelot! The dangers and quests that lie before you are many but it is the only way to ensure the survival of our lands. Go forth and bring honor to Camelot! In my last post I told you about the Shadows Over […]

Shadows Over Camelot – Part 1

Posted on November 28th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome to the world of Camelot and the knights of the round table! The great castle of Camelot is in danger and only the valiant knights, led by king Arthur himself, can save the day! Many dangers surround Camelot! The Black Knight has appeared again, calling the knights out on a duel to the death! […]

Mordheim – Claiming the Rewards

Posted on November 25th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The bloody skirmish is over… You managed to defend the temple that you barricaded yourself in. You see wounded soldiers running away from the battlefield… You are victorious, and now the time has come to claim the treasures that lie within the temple… Last time I told you about the scenarios and the battlefield of […]

Mordheim – The Battlefield

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

You created your warband, a group of rough and tough warriors and mercenaries, ready to follow you to hell for the promise of great riches. You gave them swords, axes, bows, armor and anything else that they might need. You are ready to step in the ruins of Mordheim… As I already said in the […]

Mordheim – The Right Tools For the Job!

Posted on November 21st, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The city of Mordheim is a dangerous place lad! Do not venture there lightly! But if you do, arm yourself and bring a lot of friends with you! You’ll need all the help that you can get descending into the depths of that god forsaken place… Mordheim is the game of skirmish battles set in […]

Boardgames – How much time does it take?

Posted on November 20th, 2011 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Playing boardgames is one of my favorite things to do. I was sucked into the world of boardgames and role playing games at the age of 13 and they have always been a part of my life. Me and my friends get together and play games on a regular basis. It is a nice way […]

Starcraft The Boardgame – Protoss units 3

Posted on November 19th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous posts I told you about the various units and weaponry that the Protoss use to get ahead in the galactic conflict. I covered the Gateway and the Robotics Facility buildings and the units that are produced in them. The last building that the Protoss use is the Stargate! Using the Stargate, the […]

Starcraft The Boardgame – Protoss units 2

Posted on November 16th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous post, I told you about the Protoss faction. They are a highly evolved alien species that fight using advanced machines and incredible psionic abilities. They value honor and duty above everything and they are not afraid of doing whatever it takes to win the day. I told you about the Gateway and […]

Starcraft The Boargame – Protoss Units 1

Posted on November 14th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In the previous posts we covered both the armies of the Terrans and the dreaded beasts of the Zerg. Now we come to the third race of the Starcraft universe, the Protoss! They are a humanoid alien race  that values honor and duty above everything. The Protoss are a very evolved race, both mentally and […]

Battlestar Galactica The Boardgame – The Hidden Threat

Posted on November 11th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In my previous posts I told you all about the Battlestar Galactica boardgame. I told you about how the game is played, the steps, the turns, about the humans and the Cylons. Being a human is all well and nice, but when you play a Cylon, you will have to adapt your gameplay to a […]

Battlestar Galactica The Boardgame – Part 3

Posted on November 9th, 2011 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

In the previous post I started to tell you about the turn and steps of the Battlestar Galactica boardgame. I told you about the skill cards and the skill checks and how they are handled in the game. Let’s continue where we left off the last time. We talked about the steps in the turn […]

Battlestar Galactica The Boardgame – Part 2

Posted on November 7th, 2011 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

It could be anyone aboard this ship! They are always watching, plotting and planning to take out the ship and its defenses. The Cylons are everywhere… There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, everywhere around you there is only the darkness and silence of deep space… Does Earth even exist? Is it real? This […]

Battlestar Galactica The Boardgame – Part 1

Posted on November 6th, 2011 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The 12 colonies of men were destroyed by the Cylons, a robotic race that has a great hatred for their creators, the human race. Now the only thing that is left of mankind is a fleet of spaceships that is searching for a thirteenth colony, called Earth! For them, it will be a very dangerous […]