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Savage Worlds Deluxe: Explorer's Edition (S2P10016)
liked it
I came to read Savage Worlds because whenever someone posts about 'What system should I use for X?', it tends to appear alongside Fate, the Basic Role ...more
Mar 2015
Jan 17, 2015
really liked it
Hollowpoint seeks to recreate the ultra-capable, often-violent genre of action movies that proliferates in modern cinema. Action-driven, adrenaline-fu ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
Panic Attacks: What they are, why the happen, and what you can do about them [2016 Revised Edition]
liked it
From the perspective of someone dealing with a panic attack or three at the moment, I have to say - succinctly - that this book provides some interest ...more
Jul 10, 2015
Jun 25, 2015
White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings
liked it
I suspect people who use the sort of terminology would describe this as a 'marmite book', except I'd go so far as to suggest that you'll either like i ...more
Mar 28, 2011
May 23, 2011
Doors to Darkness: Five Scenarios for Beginning Keepers (Call of Cthulhu RPG)
it was ok
Open to the possibility of adventures that might ease newcomers into the world of Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos, I launched in with an open mind. I ...more
Mar 15, 2017
Mar 03, 2017
The Headspace Diet
it was ok
Remarkably lacking in substance, though not a completely unrewarding read. The book largely consists of about 130+ pages of build-up on the theories a ...more
Jun 03, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
The Quantity Theory of Insanity
it was ok
Self knows a lot of big, old, underrated and little-used words and seems intent on using them. This collection of six short stories invites you to sam ...more
May 06, 2012
Sep 16, 2011
The Lord of the Sands of Time
really liked it
Interesting read. Humanity seeks to save itself by sending artificial soldiers, and a supporting AI called Cutty Sark, into the past to defeat the ins ...more
Jul 08, 2014
May 14, 2014
Deus Vult Core Rulebook
it was ok
I desperately wanted to like this game, as the overarching story attracted my interest from the outset. The whole business of a secretive religious or ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
The Devil's Spine
it was ok
A collection of three adventures - Viral Transmission, The Mechanized Tomb, and Beyond the Maelstrom - originally proposed as individual 32-page adven ...more
Oct 28, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
really liked it
Sweet, funny, awkward, sexy.

Essentially, the story of the first three days of a BDSM relationship between two women, a frustrated - but enthusiastic d
Jul 13, 2015
Jul 10, 2015
Assassins of Dol Amroth (Middle Earth Role Playing/MERP)
liked it
Companion volume to the campaign module 'Havens of Gondor', Assassins offers three connected adventures associated with the port of Dol Amroth. Best s ...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
Magic of the Angels (Doctor Who: Quick Reads series Book 6)
liked it
A Quick Read can easily just slip by in a single sitting. At the end, you might feel the urge to go out and read more of an author, or you might be in ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
really liked it
Interesting idea. Knights of the Round Table reborn in a near future where reality strains under the weight of a new energy - Flux. Magic returns, but ...more
Apr 12, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Work: How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day
liked it
I find a lot of this makes perfect sense and I appreciate the chance to read the ideas presented here. I'm all for the concept of living in the now an ...more
Dec 28, 2014
Dec 24, 2014
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
it was amazing
World Book Night gifted my wife with a book. 'The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox' sat next to our front door for a couple of nights before I decided to ...more
May 06, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
An Exorcist: More Stories
it was ok
Wow. I'm torn over how best to review this work.

On the one hand, Amorth is obviously a very intense, passionate and dedicated man. Exorcism that takes
Feb 21, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
River of Heaven
liked it
A solid and simple science-fiction tabletop RPG with a nice expansive premise. At root, the game shows potential and seeks to keep everything simple, ...more
Jun 11, 2015
Jun 06, 2015
Rough Magicks (Trail of Cthulhu RPG)
really liked it
Interesting collection of articles from Kenneth Hite considering magic in the context of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Given the Trail of Cthulhu mechanics aroun
Oct 14, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Cold City
really liked it
By no means a complete review, I loved the concept and the execution of Cold City. The game element feels relatively unobtrusive and the background ju ...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
An A-Z of Possible Worlds
it was amazing
A.C. Tillyer manages to pull off an impressive feat, backed up with the exemplary efforts of Roast Books.

The publisher, firstly, serves up a thoroughl
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
The Finkler Question
it was ok
I'm somewhat lost for words to describe this book. I do not know what I taken away from reading it. I know I now have doubts about the validity of boo ...more
Nov 11, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
The Dark Spiral (The Strange)
liked it
A solid collection of five adventures and several side encounters ideally suited to bring players into a new campaign of The Strange.

As agents of The
Nov 21, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
The Lazy Dungeon Master
liked it
Starts well, with advice generic enough to suit any Gamemaster. By the individual interview section, the target audience narrows somewhat. Some of the ...more
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
The Edge
it was ok
Waffle, flim-flam and at best a superfluous skim across the surface of having the Edge. Somehow, Heppell spends the whole book saying not quite enough ...more
Jun 30, 2014
May 10, 2014
Poison City (Delphic Division, #1)
really liked it
Poison City (by Paul Crilley) reads a bit like Rivers of London books by Ben Aaronovitch and a twinge like Charles Stross’s books about The Laundry. P ...more
Dec 17, 2016
Nov 24, 2016
Awaken the Writer Within: A Sourcebook for Releasing Your Creativity and Finding Your True Writer's Voice
it was ok
I think, potentially, the ideas and exercises in this book might appeal to those who have fully harnessed the right side of their brain, but others mi ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
Business Analysis and Leadership: Influencing Change
really liked it
Anyone thinking, "Woah! Isn't aiming for leadership shooting a little above your station?"

The answer is: No.

By leadership, this book refers to the act
Aug 16, 2015
Jul 20, 2015
The Death of Grass
really liked it
Having watched, and read, ‘The Road’ and seen films like ‘The Book of Eli’ and ’28 Days Later’, I found ‘Grass’ far more harrowing and grim to read. W ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
The Dark Horse Book of the Dead (The Dark Horse Book of..., #3)
it was ok
Of the collection, Eric Powell's "The Wallace Expedition", Pat McEown's "Queen of Darkness" and Jamie S. Rich and Guy Davis' "Kago No Tori" are the st ...more
Feb 23, 2017
Feb 23, 2017
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