Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos is in the news again, and it’s not hard to see why. A lot of the talk around the book is hugely positive, but if you’re looking for a good eyes and hands onto the latest release coming in from the D&D WotC team, then EN World’s own Beth Rimmels has got you covered. Beth’s review is weighty and hits on all the major ups and down of the book in a clear and concise manner.
Steve Kenson is no stranger to Tabletop RPG design, he’s a prolific designer, and an all-round champion of inclusion, diversity, and more. Steve is one of the more prominent queer voices in the industry, and has contributed to RPGs as well as designing one of our favourites: Mutants & Masterminds Superhero RPG. A full bio can be found here from Steve’s site.
As we zero in on Friday, today is the day that I was thinking about a spotlight. What product, Kickstarter or thing could I shine a light on for Exiled News. I was having a conversation with a friend about various roleplaying games, and she suggested that I talk about three of them that I have been having fun with over the last few years.
Shotguns & Sorcery is a heady mix of high fantasy, and Mike Hammer style hardboiled noir. It’s packed with freelancers, and wizards, who skulk through the streets of the game’s setting – Dragon City – and explore the dangerous dungeons. They hang out in glowglobe illuminated speakeasies and swap tall tales of their exploits. The use pistols and wands, as well as other magic items.
Twitch Streamer and extremely well-known Dungeon Master for D&D, Jeremy Black, known online as Arcadum, has been hit with numerous accusations regarding his practises outside of the dungeon, where he’s allegedly used his past trauma and position of trust as a GM to manipulate women for sympathy and sexual comforts/favors.
As if he was wishing to prove the satanic panic around D&D in the 1980s right, E. Gary Gygax Jr. recently appeared to state on various social media sites that he wanted to shoot up a school. A company associated…