For Christmas, the year‘s new releases are going to feature once more on wishlist after wishlist. Why is that, though? “New is good”, yes, of course, but rpgs, card, board, and miniature games are so very numerous these days, that there is bound to be an almost countless variety of old products from years and decades ago, which we do not own and did not play either. Continue reading
In the dangerous and war-torn world of the 41st millennium, it is often fate alone, not skill, or wealth, or power, that marks the difference between success and failure, between life and death. Knowing – or better yet, controlling – one’s fate, from faithful readings of the Imperial tarot to forbidden bargains with the Ruinous Powers, thus is one of mankind’s great obsessions. Continue reading
The audio commentary on “Hot Fuzz” is one of the most insightful I ever listened to. Clever, funny and honest. Everything I always wanted it to be.
The last roleplaying book I held in my hands was nothing like this.
I am bringing this up, because currently I am trying to finish my bachelor’s thesis. “Trying”, since my mind tends to wander and after a 6 hour reading and writing session I really need a break. Continue reading
The Imperium never frowned upon ordering its subjects to their certain death. Sometimes though, such death isn't merely the somewhat unfortunate side effect of a dangerous mission, but an intended outcome, whether to serve as punishment or redemption, or to maintain secrecy.
The most famous examples of such practices are surely found in the penal legions of the Imperial Guard, some of which have been known to employ whole squads of troopers kitted out as human bombs and literally all of which use suicide devices such as explosive collars to keep their members in line, though other forces have their own use of such practices, such as the Repentia of the Adeptus Sororitas or even the death oaths of various Space Marine chapters. Continue reading
The new rules for St. Celestine, Kyrinov and Uriah Jacobus are awesome and I like the idea that every unit has their one special act of faith. The Inquisition was cut and that is a bit tragic, because the only option to play the Inquisition now is to use the codex no one likes.. Continue reading
If you read this, we finally managed to get D6ideas.com out in the open and advertised it enough for you to hear about it. Now I’ll give you my spiel about how D6ideas makes everything better, more interesting, better, different, better and sexier (oh, and better!) than anyone else who ever put their RPG – stuff on the internet and why we are the best – or not? Continue reading