Crusader Archive

  • 13th Age Monthly: Echo and Gauntlet (13th Age) This installment of 13th Age Monthly clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what do we get this time around? Well, it is no secret that demonic corruption spreads like a plague across the Dragon Empire, held in check by the dubious methods of the Crusader – herein, we are introduced to two of his more refined weapons, the first of which is the eponymous Echo: A bleak hellscape of post-apocalyptic ruins, this desolate place allows for the sifting through time, adding a tangible 4th dimensional element to narrative structure, one further developed […]

    13th Age Monthly: Echo and Gauntlet (13th Age)

    13th Age Monthly: Echo and Gauntlet (13th Age) This installment of 13th Age Monthly clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what do we get this time around? Well, it is no secret that demonic corruption spreads like a plague across the Dragon Empire, held in check by the dubious methods of the Crusader – herein, we are introduced to two of his more refined weapons, the first of which is the eponymous Echo: A bleak hellscape of post-apocalyptic ruins, this desolate place allows for the sifting through time, adding a tangible 4th dimensional element to narrative structure, one further developed […]

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  • Imagine, if you can, being sat at a computer, the game’s living breathing tutorial (i.e. “The Designer” giving you moment-by-moment instructions. It’s wonderful to have help when the game’s team are pitching you against their developer. What you never consider however, when reassured that you’re playing against a developer who “isn’t very good,” is that this individual is still better at the game than everybody else who comes to their booth and manages to talk and play with the team.That match – unfortunately – did not last long. The ever friendly team over at Firefly Studios has themselves a handful of computers playing an Alpha build of this potentially addictive RTS. Regardless of the fact that this game’s presence at […]

    EuroGamer Expo – Stronghold Crusader II

    Imagine, if you can, being sat at a computer, the game’s living breathing tutorial (i.e. “The Designer” giving you moment-by-moment instructions. It’s wonderful to have help when the game’s team are pitching you against their developer. What you never consider however, when reassured that you’re playing against a developer who “isn’t very good,” is that this individual is still better at the game than everybody else who comes to their booth and manages to talk and play with the team.That match – unfortunately – did not last long. The ever friendly team over at Firefly Studios has themselves a handful of computers playing an Alpha build of this potentially addictive RTS. Regardless of the fact that this game’s presence at […]

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