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Flyos Games on Vampire: The Masquerade – Chapters

by Peter Ray Allisonon 15/11/2019
2020 promises to be the year of the vampire.  Don’t worry, we are not expecting a plague of blood suckers.  Neither has the Chinese zodiac started including sparkly vampires.  Instead, we will witness the classic nineties roleplaying game of personal horror; Vampire: The Masquerade dominating gaming. Following the recent release of V5 (reviewed here), next […]

SFW-X: Sci-Fi Weekender 10 – Part 2

by Peter Ray Allisonon 09/11/2019
Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other.  Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]

The Factions of Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

by Peter Ray Allisonon 26/10/2019
Bloodlines 2 is the forthcoming sequel to the classic Vampire: The Masquerade video game Bloodlines.  Continuing the story of the first game, Bloodlines 2 presents players with the opportunity to explore the vampiric underworld of Seattle. In the first Bloodlines, players had the choice of between the masquerade upholding Camarilla sect or the freedom-espousing Anarchs, […]

Chris Shepperson of Nightfall Games talks SLA Industries

by Peter Ray Allisonon 24/10/2019
The SLA Industries roleplaying game first appeared twenty-five years ago.  As an entirely new setting, SLA (pronounced “Slay”) Industries was praised for its originality and iconic themes, for which it won numerous awards. The game is based around a far-future dystopia.  Much of the known universe is owned, or indirectly controlled, by the eponymous corporation […]

Battletech – One Year On

by Peter Ray Allisonon 20/08/2019
Peter Ray Allison climbs into the cockpit once again to lead his squad of mechs into battle in Paradox Interactive's acclaimed videogame Battletech .

BattleTech: The Clans are coming!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 17/07/2019
Catalyst Games Lab launch their first kickstarter for Classic Battletech with the Clan Invasion xox set, that has everything for games of armoured combat.

Scion 2nd Edition: “We can be heroes, just for one day…”

by Peter Ray Allisonon 12/07/2019
Onyx Path Publishing have revealed their new vision of the classic table-top roleplaying game Scion, with the combined release of Scion: Origin and Scion: Hero last month.  Scion: Origin contains the basic core rules for running games in the Scion universe, whilst Scion: Hero provides players with rules for playing characters who are descendants of […]

This time it’s war – Tomas Härenstam talks Alien

by Peter Ray Allisonon 18/06/2019
Despite the mixed response to the recent Prometheus and Covenant films, the Alien series still hold a special place in many geeks’ hearts.  The Alien and Aliens films are frequently praised and the colonial marine cosplayers remain a frequent sight at conventions. There has been a slew of video game adaptations of varying quality, from […]

Geek Pride speaks to author A. S. Chambers

by Peter Ray Allisonon 16/06/2019
Fans of author A. S. Chambers have long been fascinated by the character Nightingale: a vampire who appears in several stories set in the world of paranormal investigator, Sam Spallucci.  Hence, their anticipation of Songbird – the first story to focus on Nightingale – which is due to be published in July. Since her first […]

Matthew Dawkins on the future of Vampire: The Masquerade

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/06/2019
What can be said about Matthew Dawkins that hasn’t been said before?  Matthew Dawkins, otherwise known as the Gentleman Gamer, is a freelance writer and in-house developer for Onyx Path Publishing.  His credits are phenomenal and include pretty much every branch of the World of Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness. From the excellent Beckett’s Jyhad […]