Thomas Baumbach Archive

  • NeoExodus Campaign Setting The revised and expanded version of the NeoExodus campaign setting clocks in at a massive 272 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of ToC/KS-thanks and dedication, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 266 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Before we begin this review, let me mention that this book is more than just an expansion of the material we knew from the previous iteration; while, obviously, there are similarities between the previous iteration of the setting and this one, it is pretty apparent from the get-go that the very scope of this book exceeds what we got to know about NeoExodus; for one, the organization […]

    NeoExodus Campaign Setting

    NeoExodus Campaign Setting The revised and expanded version of the NeoExodus campaign setting clocks in at a massive 272 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of ToC/KS-thanks and dedication, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 266 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Before we begin this review, let me mention that this book is more than just an expansion of the material we knew from the previous iteration; while, obviously, there are similarities between the previous iteration of the setting and this one, it is pretty apparent from the get-go that the very scope of this book exceeds what we got to know about NeoExodus; for one, the organization […]

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  • Lands of Porphyra Campaign Setting This massive campaign setting clocks in at 214 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with a massive 219 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Porphyra…Purple Duck Games’ in-house setting is massive, it’s regional (and extremely crunchy) player’s guide clocking in regularly at 60+ pages…and unlike most campaign settings, this world was not crowdfunded…it just slowly, steadily, came to be…which is an impressive feat in my book. Anyways, Porphyra’s details and unique components are many and have been suffusing Purple Duck Games-supplements for years: Whether it’s the unique mini-game arabakmpsi, the lovecraft gaming toolkit or other offerings – never obtrusive, but the […]

    Lands of Porphyra Campaign Setting

    Lands of Porphyra Campaign Setting This massive campaign setting clocks in at 214 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with a massive 219 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Porphyra…Purple Duck Games’ in-house setting is massive, it’s regional (and extremely crunchy) player’s guide clocking in regularly at 60+ pages…and unlike most campaign settings, this world was not crowdfunded…it just slowly, steadily, came to be…which is an impressive feat in my book. Anyways, Porphyra’s details and unique components are many and have been suffusing Purple Duck Games-supplements for years: Whether it’s the unique mini-game arabakmpsi, the lovecraft gaming toolkit or other offerings – never obtrusive, but the […]

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  • Viridian Legacy I – The Wasting of Duny Slough   The first installment of Headless Hydra Games’ Viridian Legacy AP for the Mor Aldenn campaign setting is 40 pages long, 1 page front cover,  1 page editorial, 1 page SRD and 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 36 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? The pdf kicks off rather interestingly, with a narrative that gives one great insight into the last days of Huansol, one of the legendary Exalted Champions, a legendary adventuring group that once were the celebrated protectors and scions of the City […]

    Viridian Legacy I – The Wasting of Duny Slough

    Viridian Legacy I – The Wasting of Duny Slough   The first installment of Headless Hydra Games’ Viridian Legacy AP for the Mor Aldenn campaign setting is 40 pages long, 1 page front cover,  1 page editorial, 1 page SRD and 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 36 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? The pdf kicks off rather interestingly, with a narrative that gives one great insight into the last days of Huansol, one of the legendary Exalted Champions, a legendary adventuring group that once were the celebrated protectors and scions of the City […]

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  • Sometimes, I’m fed up with traditional fantasy and want some more far-out ideas. Well, there’s a campaign-setting for PFRPG out there that delivers just that, LPJr Design’s NeoExodus Campaign Setting   This pdf is 166 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 4 pages ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages char-sheet, 2 pages mini-monster-sheets, 1 page condition tracker, 1 page combat & initiative tracker, 1 character advancement tracker, 4 pages of advertisements, leaving 148 pages of content, so let’s check it out! The NeoExodus campaign setting has been in the making for quite a long time and I’ve reviewed a lot of smaller pdfs related to the setting – from the Races-supplement to monsters and NPC-books as well […]

    NeoExodus Campaign Setting

    Sometimes, I’m fed up with traditional fantasy and want some more far-out ideas. Well, there’s a campaign-setting for PFRPG out there that delivers just that, LPJr Design’s NeoExodus Campaign Setting   This pdf is 166 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 4 pages ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages char-sheet, 2 pages mini-monster-sheets, 1 page condition tracker, 1 page combat & initiative tracker, 1 character advancement tracker, 4 pages of advertisements, leaving 148 pages of content, so let’s check it out! The NeoExodus campaign setting has been in the making for quite a long time and I’ve reviewed a lot of smaller pdfs related to the setting – from the Races-supplement to monsters and NPC-books as well […]

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