21 février 2016

Conan roleplaying game by Modiphius: A Jeffrey Shanks statement

One could wonder at times why the Conan RPG line was requiring specialists about Robert E. Howard like Jeffrey Shanks, who supervizes the whole project, Mark Finn or Patrice Louinet. After all, you could take all references from the Conan story and fill the gaps with "extended universe" material or entirely made-up things. But that's not the goal the RPG makers are after. Here are two statements made by Jeffrey Shanks in the Kickstarter comments that clarifies this goal, and it's quite ambitious: "So how does What Would Howard Do?... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2016

Conan roleplaying game by Modiphius: it's started! #Conanrpg #Modiphius

After a wait of many months, the Kickstarter of the Conan roleplaying game by Modiphius Games was on since February the 17th of 2016. It got financed in a few hours at 45,000£, and finished at 436,755£ (that's the fourth roleplaying game which earned the most on Kickstarter. For those in the know, it beat Numenera and Call of Cthulhu 7th edition)! Were unlocked during the campaign: - The core book, 368 color pages, harback with a cover illustrated by Brom. Are also already unlocked more illustrations. - A first supplement,... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2016

Happy New Year 2016! And what to look forward to for #JohnCarter and #Tarzan

First of all, I wish all of you a happy new year 2016! 2015 ended on a high note as far as I'm concerned, by viewing of Star Wars The Force Awakens, a movie that fulfilled all my expectations and hope for the future of Star Wars. http://normantrayfr.canalblog.com/archives/2015/12/28/33126557.html On the John Carter front, the year 2015 ended with two wonderful articles released after the release of Star Wars episode 7, one in French and one iun English, on the official Star Wars website, no less, reminding the influence the saga of... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2015

Modiphius Games will release #JohnCarter gameS!

Modiphius Games, who also owns the roleplaying game license for Conan, just announced that they are indeed the ones who has bought the John Carter license! Not only will they release the roleplaying game for Christmas of 2015 (with the same gaming system as Conan, the 2D20), but also in 2016 a miniatures game and a boardgame! http://www.modiphius.com/john-carter.html
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06 avril 2015

A John Carter roleplaying game for Christmas? (+a Tarzan & Jane animated show)

Jim Sullos, president of ERB inc, announced at Wondercon in Anaheim that a British company will release a John Carter roleplaying game for Christmas of 2015! No precision yet about the said company, but I only see Cubicle 7 which is currently releasing games about licensed properties, like Doctor Who and The One Ring (based on The Lord of the Rings). Mongoose Publishing is also an English company, but they don't seem to buy licences as of late (the last to date being  Judge Dredd but which at the time... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2015

Conan by Modiphius Games: some informations

The Conan roleplaying game to be published by Modiphius Games keeps on adding great people to its roster. Thus Vincent Darlage, awesome writer on Mongoose Publishing's Conan rpg, has joined the team, as well as the illustrators Ken Kelly (cover artist) and Tomas Giorello (comic book artist). The faithfulness to Robert E. Howard's writings is assured by Jeffrey Shanks, Mark Finn and Patrice Louinet, who already acted in this capacity for the Conan boardgame made by Monolith. No information yet about what the base game will... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2015

2D20 system used in the Conan rpg: first informations

The in-house roleplaying game system of Modiphius Games, future publisher of the Conan rpg, seems to have the following characteristics, according to the informations I wa able to gather thus far: - The characters have 8 attributes: Agility, Awareness, Co-ordination, Intelligence, Mental Strength, Personality, Physique, Strength - Under each attribute are the skills, défined by 2 numbers, Expertise and Focus. - The system works as follow: we roll 2 twenty-sided dice. We have to get a result under a... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2015

Conan the roleplaying game by Modiphius Games!

http://www.modiphius.com/conan.html Here we are, we already knew for a little that an American publisher had bought the roleplaying game for Conan, and it's ultimately Modiphius Games (Achtung Cthulhu, the new Mutants Chronicles edition), who's up to the task, basic book planned this fall, and a Kickstarter for this summer to finance campaigns and supplements. We're promised a game faithful to Robert E. Howard's spirit, with a "cinematic" system, the 2D20, already in use for Mutants Chronicles. The will have a... [Lire la suite]
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