Category Archives: Now Reading

Now Reading: No Thank You, Evil

My Origins Awards notes are in the final stretch, as I await deliveries of a few last titles. In the meantime, I’m refining my scores I’ve already completed. No Thank You, Evil may be the perfect kids-level introduction to RPGs. It’s at least as good as Adventure Maximus! but NTYE might edge it out simply for accessibility alone. Not putting the words “roleplaying game” on the box hurts me a little bit, but it was a stroke of genius.

Now Reading: Polaris Quickstart Guide

PolarisQuickGetting a jump on the release of the main book set later this week. The setting seems very interesting, although it’s one of those games that I’ll be eager to see what exactly the characters DO in the game, ya know? The rules are a bit crunchy for my personal taste, but they’re certainly lighter than something like Pathfinder. Will the $89.90 price point sink this thing before it launches? (ooh, bad puns) We shall see.