The game master has a lot of responsibilities.
Good places to start if you've still got your GM training wheels on.
How a good glance at an RPG system can tell you if it's the right fit for your campaign.
This TLA-inspired RPG takes some work to get used to, but can be quite fun when mastered.
A neat setting can't get this complexity-laden RPG far off the ground.
Do you like dice?
This TLA and Final Fantasy-inspired RPG hits nearly all the sweet spots.
This Middle-Earth RPG serves its purpose, but it won't be the one to rule them all anytime soon.
These RPGs will make good homes for your favorite story settings—with a couple tweaks.
We’ve had deep and meaningful topics for long enough; it’s time to argue about roleplaying mechanics!
These RPGs rely on more than stats and skill checks to succeed.
Oren, Mike, and Johnathan get into the weeds with roleplaying rulesets.
This anime-inspired RPG fires on all cylinders, so even when it misses, it's still a blast.
These abilities might look cool, but they'll just gather dust on your character sheets.
This mystical RPG does justice to its setting, but balancing issues make it a slog.
Oren, Mike, and our returning guest Johnathan discuss the pros and cons of different character advancement systems.
How your armed conflict can fit your campaign.
These small-screen series wouldn't look out of place at your kitchen table.
This apocalyptic RPG has a bright spot, but unrealistic ambitions drag it down.
This new version of the world-famous RPG fails in similar ways to its predecessors.