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Smallville High School Yearbook
Publisher: Margaret Weis Productions
by Devon K. [Featured Reviewer] Date Added: 08/22/2011 08:35:48

If you enjoy the Smallville RPG, you owe it to yourself to pick up this book as well. High School Yearbook is all about how to run stories of drama set during that very difficult time in a teen's life. The book has detailed discussions on motivations and challenges that any young adult faces as they are on that quest to discover who they are and what they want out of life.

The art in the book are screenshots of the show, as could be expected. The layout is very easy to follow and the book uses two different types of sidebar to give additional information on how the book text could be used.

My favorite part of the book is the new rule, Cliques. How many times, on TV, do we see a group of kids, the Clique, go and confront a lone character? The Clique rules allow you to have a group of like minded individuals acting like a Feature in the game. It won't be very hard to use Cliques in your game, as this book is loaded with examples and sample Cliques, along with the people and places that go along with them.

The discussions and rules presented in High School Yearbook are useful for any game, not just a story of High School Drama. If you like the Smallville RPG, this book will add to your story options.

[5 of 5 Stars!]