While one would think the release of the latest edition of Dungeons & Dragons would have led Wizards of the Coast to make sure the first adventure for 5th Edition was a real barn burner, the unfortunate truth is nearly the exact opposite has taken place. Or, in other words, after releasing a pretty impressive Player’s Handbook at Gen Con and just prior to last week’s also well-presented Monster Manual WotC decided to dump a real dog on the public in Hoard of the Dragon Queen.
There’ve been plenty of horror RPGs over the past few years set during World War Two and that may lead some to question if Cubicle 7’s entry into the WWII/Cthulhu Mythos is really necessary. Keep in mind Achtung! Cthulhu hit the scene not long ago so it’s understandable if folks out there might be wondering how World War Cthulhu stands up against the Modipheus series or if the Cubicle 7 book is worth picking up if they already have A!C.
Once again I had a chance to chat with Eloy Lasanta about what's been cooking at Third Eye Games. Give a listen to learn more about the latest release, Amp: Year One, as well as Mermaid Adventures, Camp Myth, Apocalypse Prevention Inc, Wu Xing, and more!
One of the most highly anticipated releases of 2014 is the 5th edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules – for fans of role playing especially – and the first release which is hitting later this month is the D&D Starter Set box. While the starter box surely isn’t the whole of the new D&D system in a nutshell there’s enough present to give people a good feel for what the new edition has in store and the direction of franchise is about as far as an overall focus on bringing back the fun and excitement to Dungeons & Dragons.