Vox Machina: Origins, issue 2 – Somehow even funnier

It's not that I'm forced to write about Critical Role all the time, but it somehow seems like the most enjoyable part of the RPG world these days. And they've just announced that the artbook will be available on 9 November, and the campaign's over, and the comic book is just brilliant. Second issue of … Continue reading Vox Machina: Origins, issue 2 – Somehow even funnier

First Look: Zweihänder RPG

The Zweihänder RPG is finally here. After a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign (fully funded within 6 hours! Guess people really did miss Warhammer Fantasy RPG) and slightly delayed dispatch (a year or so - but for a good reason), the parcel was delivered and unceremoniously opened by a committee. PDF, which was provided to the … Continue reading First Look: Zweihänder RPG

How to Draw Fantasy & RPG Maps, part 2: digital

Last week I happened to review for you Jared Blando's book on hand-drawing fantasy maps. This time we'll go further - just in case you feel more confident in digital drawing or are just looking for some generators. Of course, picking your tools depends mostly on your skills. However, as a graphic designer myself, I'll … Continue reading How to Draw Fantasy & RPG Maps, part 2: digital

Vox Machina: Origins, issue 1 – The best so far

If by off chance you've missed the online phenomenon that is Critical Role, please look here to start your journey with the adventuring party of Vox Machina. Highly recommended. Anyway. As much as I love Critical Role, I was always missing some kind of visual enhancement. True, Matthew Mercer's descriptions of the world are impeccable, … Continue reading Vox Machina: Origins, issue 1 – The best so far

7 Ways to Flesh Out Your RPG Character

You're just starting a new campaign. Your last party got killed and disbanded, you managed to find a new Game Master, or maybe you're just bored of role-playing the tank. Time for a change! Because seriously, how many times can you be Torag, half-orc barbarian? Ah, just once more! Here's the trouble with RPG: it allows … Continue reading 7 Ways to Flesh Out Your RPG Character