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A Game of Thrones Roleplaying Game: A Mini Review

This week HBO screened the initial episode of it’s much anticipated series, A Game of Thrones. The show is based on the book of the same name by George R. R. Martin and is the first novel in the acclaimed series, “A Song of Ice and Fire”. The preview released by HBO (embedded below) looks amazing. Seeing as A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying (which henceforth will be referred to as SIFRP) has been on the “maybe” list for our gaming experiment, and to celebrate the new series, it seemed like a good idea to do a mini review of the game and maybe inspire a few groups to get involved in a little bit of intrigue in the land of Westeros themselves. Continue reading

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What are the differences between the editions of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay?

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay has gone through a number of different publishers, many of whom have added their own flavour and touches to the system. The first edition of the game was released in 1986 by Games Workshop. It was based on their highly popular fantasy battles system and it gave players the opportunity to adventure in the plague and chaos ridden Warhammer world that they already knew well. The game is currently in its 3rd edition (having been licensed by Fantasy Flight Games) and has undergone its most significant changes to date. So the question has been asked, what are the differences, and which edition should I choose to play? Continue reading

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