Category Archives: Modiphius

What Do I Know About Reviews? IDW Year Five Tie-In (Star Trek Adventures)

When a property has lots of different media presentation, some of which “count” and some of which don’t, I enjoy the opportunity to use the storylines from those “non-canon” works as a framework for RPG scenarios. For example, when I was running a Star Wars Age of Rebellion campaign, I used the Black Fleet Crisis as a jumping off point

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Star Trek Adventures Mission Briefs 001-003

It’s been a while since I visited the RPG version of the Federation, so I thought I’d take a look at a few products that are available on DriveThruRPG for the Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Game. All of the supplements I’m looking at today are available for free, so that skews the math when it comes to deciding if they

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Achtung! Cthulhu (2d20)

Over the last few months, Modiphius has sent me a few releases for its upcoming Achtung! Cthulhu line. The initial one is the Achtung! Cthulhu Quickstart rules, and the two subsequent releases have been the Operation Vanguard and Under the Gun scenarios. Now that I’ve had a little bit of time to digest them, I wanted to put out a

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What Do I Know About Reviews? The Sleeping Beast (Star Trek Adventures)

Today’s review is going to be a little strange, because it’s a review of a pack in of another product. I’m looking at the adventure included with the Klingon GM Screen, which, at the time of this writing, is only available as part of the GM Screen bundle, either in PDF or physical form. As far as GM Screens go,

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What Do I Know About Reviews? Back to Reality (Star Trek Adventures)

Star Trek has been consistently calming my nerves in several ways over the last six or so months. I love the optimism of the franchise, and even at its most grim, it’s often more positive about the future than many other properties. Rewatching Star Trek The Next Generation and Star Trek Deep Space Nine have been great for my nerves,

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Iconic Villains: Non-Player Characters (Star Trek Adventures)

I’m having a ton of fun with my Star Trek Adventures campaign, so I’m looking about just about everything that comes out for the game. It seems like the Enterprise Player Characters release just happened (it did), but now we’ve got another “characters” product, this time called Iconic Villains: Non-Player Characters. This is “kind of” a first impression article, but

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What Do I Know About Reviews? Star Trek Adventures Enterprise Player Characters

I haven’t had as much of a chance to mention it on the blog, but I’ve been running Star Trek Adventures for a while now, and really enjoying the system. From a mental health standpoint, I’m enjoying running games in a future where humanity gets it collective act together and works for the greater good, and from a creative standpoint,

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? The Art of Conan

I mentioned when I did my line overview article on Modiphius’ Conan line that way back when the line started, I purchased the “get all the PDFs” bundle, so I’ve been watching the line progress. I received another PDF, but this was sent to me as a review copy from Modiphius. This product is a little different, because it is

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