David Silver Archive

  • The Player’s Guide to Skybourne This massive book clocks in at 109 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 104 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   “I have become the destroyer of worlds.” With Oppenheimer’s famous quote, we begin the flavor-introduction of this massive book of rules-supplemental material for the world of Skybourne. When the Walkways that joined the planes shattered, the Great Forest began growing and every civilization built in millennia was irrevocably destroyed, consumed by the growth of nature’s retribution; it is beneath the waves, in the mountain tops, where the last fragments of civilization remain, where the forest cannot yet reach. The old […]

    The Player’s Guide to Skybourne

    The Player’s Guide to Skybourne This massive book clocks in at 109 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 104 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   “I have become the destroyer of worlds.” With Oppenheimer’s famous quote, we begin the flavor-introduction of this massive book of rules-supplemental material for the world of Skybourne. When the Walkways that joined the planes shattered, the Great Forest began growing and every civilization built in millennia was irrevocably destroyed, consumed by the growth of nature’s retribution; it is beneath the waves, in the mountain tops, where the last fragments of civilization remain, where the forest cannot yet reach. The old […]

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  • Ponyfinder: Griffons of Everglow This beautiful hardcover clocks in at 64 pages of net content (excluding ToC, covers and SRD) and depicts the griffons of storied everglow, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy.   Ah, the griffons of everglow – old and proud, with memories both accurate and long, predating the advent of ponykind’s empire. We begin this book, as befitting of the proud race, with their history – from stopping the rampage of Apep to the altercations with the purrsians to witnessing the rise and fall of the pony empire and the arrival of bipedal races, the griffons have a long history and a […]

    Ponyfinder: Griffons of Everglow

    Ponyfinder: Griffons of Everglow This beautiful hardcover clocks in at 64 pages of net content (excluding ToC, covers and SRD) and depicts the griffons of storied everglow, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy.   Ah, the griffons of everglow – old and proud, with memories both accurate and long, predating the advent of ponykind’s empire. We begin this book, as befitting of the proud race, with their history – from stopping the rampage of Apep to the altercations with the purrsians to witnessing the rise and fall of the pony empire and the arrival of bipedal races, the griffons have a long history and a […]

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  • Ponyfinder: Forgotten Past This massive book clocks in at 72 pages, not including front cover, ToC, SRD, etc. – that’s pure content, so let’s not waste any time and dig right in!   This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy of it in exchange for a critical and honest review.   Forgotten Past, the 3rd Ponyfinder book I am to analyze, begins with a brief elaboration on the history that shaped Everglow, and it has some, concept-wise, rather intriguing ideas: For once, the very notion of exploring crypts, dungeons, etc. is seen as a challenge; a kind of heroic real life extreme sports event for the curious and brave, if you will. […]

    Ponyfinder: Forgotten Past

    Ponyfinder: Forgotten Past This massive book clocks in at 72 pages, not including front cover, ToC, SRD, etc. – that’s pure content, so let’s not waste any time and dig right in!   This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy of it in exchange for a critical and honest review.   Forgotten Past, the 3rd Ponyfinder book I am to analyze, begins with a brief elaboration on the history that shaped Everglow, and it has some, concept-wise, rather intriguing ideas: For once, the very notion of exploring crypts, dungeons, etc. is seen as a challenge; a kind of heroic real life extreme sports event for the curious and brave, if you will. […]

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  • Ponyfinder Campaign Setting The campaign setting and freshman offering for Ponyfinder clocks in at 122 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 115 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Wait. before we do, I have to go on a brief tangent: I’m not the best guy to review Ponyfinder-material. I’m only doing this due to requests continuously piling up. The first couple of those, I pretty much asked my groups and both refused. (Yep, my kiddies want to play Red Sonja, not ponies…go figure…) I told David Silver of Silver Games the whole story and now I’m telling you. I’m not […]

    Ponyfinder Campaign Setting

    Ponyfinder Campaign Setting The campaign setting and freshman offering for Ponyfinder clocks in at 122 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 115 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Wait. before we do, I have to go on a brief tangent: I’m not the best guy to review Ponyfinder-material. I’m only doing this due to requests continuously piling up. The first couple of those, I pretty much asked my groups and both refused. (Yep, my kiddies want to play Red Sonja, not ponies…go figure…) I told David Silver of Silver Games the whole story and now I’m telling you. I’m not […]

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