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February 2024

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Assault of the Furhers Train. RPG Review

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Assault of the Furhers Train By Modiphius, C2022 , Price: £8.00 GBP, Website Review by Seth Stauffer Sometimes you read something and your first reaction is to ask, “Is that true?” When I started reading Modiphius’ mission Assault of the Furher’s Train,  I wondered if Adolf Hitler really… Read More »Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Assault of the Furhers Train. RPG Review

Sons of Darkness

Sons of Darkness by Gourav Mohanty Ad Astra, pb, £10.11 Reviewed by Joely Black Sons of Darkness is Gourav Mohanty’s debut, inspired by Game of Thrones and the Indian Vedic epic Mahabharata. While SA Chakraborty has done excellent work with their series set in a re-imagined North African world, Mohanty felt… Read More »Sons of Darkness

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Malevolent Grove. RPG Review

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Malevolent Grove By Modiphius, C2022, Price: FREE!, Website Review by Seth Stauffer Creepy landscapes almost always invite exploration in tabletop role-playing games, even during a war. As a free PDF from Modiphius, Malevolent Grove offers players the opportunity to trek through some myth and magic sequestered in… Read More »Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Malevolent Grove. RPG Review

Is this the real life, or is it Romantasy?

This Valentine’s, we’re taking a dive into the world dubbed “romantasy”. Is it a new trend, or just another variation on an old theme? And what is it anyway? BFS PR & Marketing Officer Lauren McMenemy investigates with the help of the BFS Discord community.

RULE OF THE AURORA KING

RULE OF THE AURORA KING by Nisha J. Tuli. Orbit Books. p/b. £9.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. After all her ordeals in the Sun Queen Trials, it appears Lor has traded one prison for another, and after years of her imprisonment at his father’s hands, she now finds herself captive… Read More »RULE OF THE AURORA KING

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Operation Vesta. RPG Review 

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Operation Vesta By Modiphius, c2022, Price: £6.00 GBP, Website Review by Seth Stauffer Nazis, Mi-Go, and freakish science experiments, Oh my! Modiphius has a mission for Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 called Operation Vesta featuring all of the above.  The PCs are tasked with investigating some deranged Nazi research and… Read More »Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Operation Vesta. RPG Review 

Sunbringer

Sunbringer by Hannah Kaner HarperVoyager, HB, £14.53 Reviewed by Mikaela Silk Kissen has taken her revenge on the god who killed her family. But revenge doesn’t come without a price. Now, more alone than ever and with the world thinking she is dead, Kissen must make her way back home… Read More »Sunbringer

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Ressurection Men. RPG Review

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Ressurection Men. by Modiphius, c2023. Price: £2.00, Website Review by Seth Stauffer Somewhere, in trenches mostly forgotten about after the Great War, ghouls set up a colony. No one realized what was happening until corpses from battlefields began disappearing decades later. Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20’s release Priority Mission… Read More »Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20: Ressurection Men. RPG Review

Call of Cthulhu – Nameless Horrors- 2nd Edition. RPG Review

Call of Cthulhu – Nameless Horrors- 2nd Edition, by Chaosium, c2023, Price: £17.71, Website Review by Seth Stauffer No matter how terrifying the horrors investigators may experience in Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu, there will undoubtedly be a canny few that somehow preserve their sanity long enough to become grizzled veterans.… Read More »Call of Cthulhu – Nameless Horrors- 2nd Edition. RPG Review

The Imaginary Library

Allen Ashley reviews the in-person exhibition “Fantasy: Realms of the Imagination” at The British Library, London, running from 27 October 2023 to 25 February 2024