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  • The Nagual Roleplaying Game (Nagual) The Nagual RPG clocks in at 125 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, ¾ of a page blank, leaving us with 121 ¼ pages, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue because I’ve been waiting for the game for a pretty long time.   All right, after a brief introduction, we begin with the setting information – and this is actually smart, because Nagual’s rules are strongly-founded within the context of the world, which is called “Cali” – meaning “home.” The premise is pretty awesome and not something I’ve seen done before – in Cali, the Mesoamerican cultures succeeded in becoming the […]

    The Nagual Roleplaying Game (Nagual)

    The Nagual Roleplaying Game (Nagual) The Nagual RPG clocks in at 125 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, ¾ of a page blank, leaving us with 121 ¼ pages, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue because I’ve been waiting for the game for a pretty long time.   All right, after a brief introduction, we begin with the setting information – and this is actually smart, because Nagual’s rules are strongly-founded within the context of the world, which is called “Cali” – meaning “home.” The premise is pretty awesome and not something I’ve seen done before – in Cali, the Mesoamerican cultures succeeded in becoming the […]

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  • The future of mankind is similar to countless past generations in the universe.  The similarity between this age of existence and ages past is this:  humankind believes our modern culture will live forever.  Even the mighty Aztec nation, an ancient civilization who grew powerful throughout Mexico within just 200 years who believed their way of life would continue forever, was socially dissolved in 1521 AD shortly after the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez defeated Montezuma through acts of betrayal.  Even proud civilizations standing atop a tower can be blown senseless by the winds of change.  Needless to say, I am certain countless civilizations could have gained legions of knowledge had they continued in their efforts to preserve the past (note Library […]

    STERNAT AD POSTERUS: The Futurist Manifesto

    The future of mankind is similar to countless past generations in the universe.  The similarity between this age of existence and ages past is this:  humankind believes our modern culture will live forever.  Even the mighty Aztec nation, an ancient civilization who grew powerful throughout Mexico within just 200 years who believed their way of life would continue forever, was socially dissolved in 1521 AD shortly after the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez defeated Montezuma through acts of betrayal.  Even proud civilizations standing atop a tower can be blown senseless by the winds of change.  Needless to say, I am certain countless civilizations could have gained legions of knowledge had they continued in their efforts to preserve the past (note Library […]

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