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Jonathan Hicks
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Gamer, writer, designer & artist.
Gamer, writer, designer & artist.

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[Book review] Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History
By Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, Sam Witwer Published by  Ten Speed Press When I hit the D&D hobby in 1984 there was one image that burned into my brain, an image that called out to my imagination and set the tone for my fantasy tabletop gaming...
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I keep thinking about the games of 2000AD's Strontium Dog I used to run using the original GW Judge Dredd RPG rules (I had the hardback book reprint and not the boxset). I split the Combat Skill into Weapon Skill and Ballistic Skill and from there it was pl...
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[Press release] Free League and Järnringen Become One
I'm a big Fria Ligan fan and I have had amazing games with 'Coriolis' and 'Tales from the Loop'. This news is going to create a gaming powerhouse filled with great talent who already have a proven track record. There's amazing things ahead. The full press r...
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Normal service will resume... at some point
Farsight Blogger will be on hiatus for a short time. It seems that designing, writing and illustrating RPG products takes up more time than I thought! See you soon.
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[Video] Sandy Petersen talks about writing horror scenarios
I don't usually post videos but this one was incredibly interesting and gave me a few things to think about as I work on 'A Dream of Dead Gods', a campaign I'm designing for the new Eldritch Tales game using the Swords & Wizardry White Box rules. It's Sandy...
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Computer game strategy guides as sourcebooks
I've picked up some very cheap strategy guides for computer games recently, namely 'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' and 'Dragon Age II', and even though I've played both games I never bought them for the help they'd give me. What I got in the books were...
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My kind of Fantasy Adventure
I enjoy the stories of high adventure, huge magic and exotic locations. They're fun, fast and exciting, and I get plenty of entertainment from a plethora of creatures threatening the heroes in alien landscapes as wizards blast a multitude of fireworks from ...
My kind of Fantasy Adventure
My kind of Fantasy Adventure
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'Triskelion Space' - an interview with Jacob Ross
'Triskelion Space' is a new RPG on it's way using the Exodus System. As of this interview the game is running on Kickstarter so get over there and have a look at what it has to offer. I had a brief chat with creator Jacob Ross about his gaming and his games...
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Roleplaying Game Magazines
There are many RPG books I regret parting with during the Great Nerd Purge of 2006, but as much as I miss certain games I also miss the magazines I had. I had all the Valkyrie and Arcane magazines, which were favourites of mine but I also had a lot of Imagi...
Roleplaying Game Magazines
Roleplaying Game Magazines
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