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Flip Through Review 86: Heroes of Humanity for Rifts

In this Flip Through Matt takes a look Heroes of Humanity for Rifts from Palladium. Books. Heroes for Humanity is a source book for the Coalition Wars Campaign that crosses over with the Minion War and Megaverse in Flames. Since it is a Coalition War campaign book it has a lot of information building up the Coalition army, but it does have a different pitch than “destroy” Tolkeen Click here to view the video on YouTube. This is probably the best source book in the Coalition Wars.

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Flip Through Review 83: Book of the Damned for Pathfinder

In this review Matt looks at the Book of the Damned for the Pathfinder role-playing game. The book does contain information on demons, devils, daemons and the worship so the content might not be for everyone.   Knowing that, The Book of the Damned contains a lot of information about the biggest and baddest fiendish divinities.  Reaching into the deepest and darkest crevasses of the Abyss you learn about their worship,  and the realms they live in. For player characters there is information the players can use to worship the fiends. Giving you tools like obedience, and sample structures for cults.   I think the best part of the book is the section on contracts. As a G.M. I found this to be exhilarating! It is a great tool for trapping players who want to be tempted, or who can be duped into bartering with the devil. What makes the section so good is that they give you all of the parts of a contract and stress the importance of each one, more importantly it even gives you way to break the contract. I

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Flip Through Review 82 : Faiths of Golarion for Pathfinder

  In this Flip Through Matt takes a look at the Faiths of Golarion campaign setting for Pathfinder.  This book includes ten lesser gods of Golaria. It offers up a a complete write up that includes their domain, sub domains, favored weapons, and an obedience. While these deities are not the major players in the pantheon of Golaria don’t think that they aren’t influential to their believers!   Characters of any class can perform the obedience of their deity to be granted an ability that lasts for the day – if they have the Divine obedience feat. Further characters with the feat will be granted more power if they have at least 12 hd – sooner if they are of the right prestige class.  Faiths of Golarion brings us 5 new domains and 4 sub domains plus new feats and spells.   What I love about the Pathfinder faith books is that they take the idea of faith and break it down so any player character can believe as much or as little as the character would like. Click here to view

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Flip Through Review: Xanathar’s Guide to Everything for D&D 5e

In the Flip Through Matt Reviews Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. This is a compilation of content from Unearthed Arcana for Dungeons and Dragons 5e. DnD5e Click here to view the video on YouTube. There are plenty of little goodies spread throughout the entire book for players and D.M.s

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Flip Through: Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica Dungeons and Dragons

In this Flip Through Matt takes a serious look at the Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica . He starts by bringing you up to date with the history of Ravnica and the tenth district before focusing on guilds.   Click here to view the video on YouTube. I’m so happy to see the world of Magic the Gathering infiltrate Dungeons and Dragons!

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Flip Through: Sovietski for Rifts RPG

In this Flip Through Matt takes a look at the Rifts World book Sovietski.  this book contains everything from prerift history to the  present day. There are a lot of new character classes for Rifts in this game, plus bunkers, and a slew of cybernetics. C’mon in! Click here to view the video on YouTube. I really like the approach that was taken with Sovietski. You can support Through Gamer Goggles by getting your copy here:

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Flip Through: Dungeons & Dragons Art & Acana

In this Flip Through Matt Takes a look at  Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana a Visual History.  This is a pretty in depth overview of this book by Sam Witmer, Kyle Newman, Jon Petersen, and Michael Witmer.  Art & Arcane is a complete history of D&D including everything from Chainmail to 5e. If you have been playing for awhile you will have several I remember that moments. Click here to view the video on YouTube. This book is so valuable – it makes me fell like a teen age boy again and I believe it always will!

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Flip Through: Pathfinder Playtest (2nd ed)

In this Flip Through Matt takes a look at the Pathfinder Playtest core book.  He makes note of may of the changes and new design.  Much of the book is about Character Creation. Click here to view the video on YouTube. This is my first thoughts on the Pathfinder Playtest book. I hope to be able to go more in depth next week (August 30 2018)

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