The Black Orifice

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Arcane Virtuosos Available Now!

I have just released Arcane Virtuosos, a fantastic new character supplement for Newtonium Engine. Inside you will find a ton of new options, focusing on but not exclusive to, the Arcanist archetype. It includes new sub-archetypes, talents, rituals and skill uses for characters of a magical persuasion.

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#TeamYellow (part 2)

When I first put Team Yellow together there was only three maelstroms available, so there was no choices to make beyond choosing to take all maelstrom champions. Now we have six to pick from, and it makes for an interesting dilemma. That's more than both Shapers and Guardians and equal with Slayers, and looking at the team icons on the top left of the ultimate card, there's only the "cave" team that is yet to gain a maelstrom.

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#TeamYellow in Godtear

To take a break from writing and promoting my roleplaying games, last weekend I attended a tournament for Steamforged Games' Godtear with my good friend Elliot (check out his blog here). We ended up 4th and 3rd respectively, and Ell won best painted, so a decent showing for a first event.

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Age of Steel Review

I've been thinking about writing some reviews of other people's games for a while now and have been a little nervous as to how to approach the subject and any potential biases I may have, given that I am also a publisher myself. However, I am a big believer in the solidarity of small publishers and think we should be doing more to signal-boost each other's work.

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