Peripheral Code: Writing in the Margins of Ars Magica is a fanzine for the game Ars Magica, which is published by Atlas Games. This is the first issue!
ContentsEditorial: The Winter of Our Discontent
Atlas Games: An Update on "Magic Shoe" by Jeff Tidball
Wizard World: Playing Ars Magica with the Apocalypse... [click here for more]
Silver Winner of Best Rules in the 2012 ENnie Awards
Where Mystery Meets Adventure...
Lorefinder puts you in the role of a brave adventurer in search of forbidden secrets and lost treasures. Uncover strange cults, solve baffling murders, or delve into the deepest dungeons and face their denizens – and, if you are both clever and lucky, return to tell the tale. Your fate is in your... [click here for more]
This is a playtest packet.
This packet is primarily aimed at individuals who already possess and play one of three game systems: Fate, GUMSHOE or Powered by the Apocalypse (aka Apocalyspe World).
If you are not familiar with these games and are still interested in trying this out, you are free to do so but know that full game rules of the basic systems are not included.... [click here for more]
I'd like to finish this months Dungeon a day with a simple house on a hill. It's not overly large or extravagant, maybe the home of an upper ranking military official. Its a fairly deffensible position, say if the nearby peasant populace decides to revolt. Its also good to run a haunted investigative game in. Maybe the lady of the house threw herself off the balcony? Or maybe the head of the house... [click here for more]
The Yeti's cave is smaller when compared to other Dungeon a day maps but you players will go around in circles quite a few times, there are also many sloped areas designed to forcefully split the party & inflict minot damage ipon failed balance checks.
Included are 2 maps, the "DRY" & "WET" versions. The wet version adds another dimension of difficulty to the environment... [click here for more]
Pelgrane Press has achieved seven nomations for five games in this year's ENnie awards, in a field festooned with stellar games and publishers. This ENnies sampler features choice pieces from each book, as well as a sample Ken and Robin Talks About Stuff episode. If you like what you see, please consider voting for us.
Here are the Pelgrane nominations:
Best Interior Art,... [click here for more]
We are proud to say that Pelgrane Press has achieved ten nomations in this year's ENnie awards - more than any other publisher.
This free ENnies sampler features choice selections from each entry, the complete Race to Starport for 13th Age as well as a sample Ken and Robin Talks About Stuff episode. If you like what you see, please consider voting for us.
Here are the Pelgrane... [click here for more]