Articles by Robert

This week we bring you a new character race from the Sword and Planet classic “A Princess of Mars.” The Green Martians! “In one respect at least the Martians are a happy people, they have no lawyers.” – Edgar Rice Burroughs – A Princess of Mars Green People From Another…

After the last episode of the podcast hit, we started chatting with the lead designer of Unity. This RPG looks very awesome, and we can’t wait to get our hands on it. Anson was nice enough to send us some art from the Unity RPG to show off to our readers!…

The D&D universe is vast with countless worlds and unlimited possibilities. Giant complex machines already exist in many of these settings. But consider this. At some point, somebody built a great machine that was so complex that it gained sentience. Not magical intelligence like a golem, nor like creatures that…

Also known as “Planetary Romance,” this is the genre of John Carter, of green martians, where the hero has been transported to an alien world, where the technology might as well be magic! This month we bring you ways to spice up D&D with some sci-fi trappings. August 1st –…

When most people think of the planes of Abyss or Hell, they think of an arid, desert-like landscape with cracked earth, fire spouts, and the smell of sulphur. While that may be the popular assumption of the dominant landscape, both planes have other environments within them, from frigid iced-over landscapes,…

Sailors know full well the dangers of the sea: monsters, accidents, illness, and other misfortunes are an ever-present plague. But sometimes the worst danger that befall sailors (and other people who live and work near the sea) doesn’t strike from the ocean depths. Instead it strikes while on land, when…

The background system for Dungeons and Dragons is one of the most inspired additions to the rules set. Players have a lot of wonderful options that can inspire some great role-playing. For this month, since the Outlander was the only background that was completely nature-focused, we decided to add some…