Alex Putnam Archive

  • Adventure Quarterly #6 The sixth installment of Rite Publishing’s spiritual heir of the Dungeon magazine clocks in at 72 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with no less than a massive 67 pages of content – quite a huge array, so let’s take a look!   As always, we begin the issue with a nice editorial by Robert N. Emerson before jumping into the meat of the respective modules. This being a review of an adventure-based magazine, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, still here? Great! The first module herein takes us back into the iconic […]

    Adventure Quarterly #6

    Adventure Quarterly #6 The sixth installment of Rite Publishing’s spiritual heir of the Dungeon magazine clocks in at 72 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with no less than a massive 67 pages of content – quite a huge array, so let’s take a look!   As always, we begin the issue with a nice editorial by Robert N. Emerson before jumping into the meat of the respective modules. This being a review of an adventure-based magazine, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, still here? Great! The first module herein takes us back into the iconic […]

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  • Races Revisited: The Kitsune Clans This pdf is 21 pages long, 2/3 of a page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 19 1/3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The Kitsune-race, like many ARG-races, at least to me lacked what makes a race work – a distinct culture – and hence we kick this pdf off with a massive introduction that features several possible origin myths before we delve into 4 subtypes of Kitsune: Zenko are the ARG-kitsune, whereas Tenko are shrine guardians and Yako are the clanless kitsune. Finally, there are the Nogitsune, kitsune with a malevolent, oni-like streak – essentially the vile, black sheep among the fox clans. (Sorry for the bad pun…). […]

    Races Revisited: The Kitsune Clans

    Races Revisited: The Kitsune Clans This pdf is 21 pages long, 2/3 of a page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 19 1/3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The Kitsune-race, like many ARG-races, at least to me lacked what makes a race work – a distinct culture – and hence we kick this pdf off with a massive introduction that features several possible origin myths before we delve into 4 subtypes of Kitsune: Zenko are the ARG-kitsune, whereas Tenko are shrine guardians and Yako are the clanless kitsune. Finally, there are the Nogitsune, kitsune with a malevolent, oni-like streak – essentially the vile, black sheep among the fox clans. (Sorry for the bad pun…). […]

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  • Adventure Quarterly #3 The latest installment of Rite Publishing’s Adventure-based magazine is 69 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with a total of 62 pages of content, so let’s take a look inside, shall we?   The editorial of Robert N. Emerson sets the tone for this issue, for the modules herein ask interesting questions, but more on that later.   The first module herein would be Alex Putnam’s “Red Leaves Enigma” set in the small town of Morford.   But before I divulge any further information, be aware that from here on out reign the SPOILERS. Potential players should […]

    Adventure Quarterly #3

    Adventure Quarterly #3 The latest installment of Rite Publishing’s Adventure-based magazine is 69 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with a total of 62 pages of content, so let’s take a look inside, shall we?   The editorial of Robert N. Emerson sets the tone for this issue, for the modules herein ask interesting questions, but more on that later.   The first module herein would be Alex Putnam’s “Red Leaves Enigma” set in the small town of Morford.   But before I divulge any further information, be aware that from here on out reign the SPOILERS. Potential players should […]

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