Recently I have been contacted by Ron Newcomb. He let me know about The Fantasy Network, a new SVOD (subscription-video-on-demand) service focusing on fantasy movies and series. It’s a joint venture of Arrowstorm Entertainment (The CW’s The Outpost), The Forge Studios (The Rangers), and Zombie Orpheus Entertainment (JourneyQuest). In a way it’s a kind of Netflix for independent fantasy film makers.
The subscription costs $5.99 per month or $40 per year. With a subscription you get access to all the content, but there’s also free stuff on the site. I haven’t had time to give it a closer look, but since Zombie Orpheus Entertainment is on-board I am definitely excited.
One of my fondest gaming memories is the playtest of Chris McDowall’s Into The Odd. Into The Odd is a very unique game which feels a bit like OD&D, but it’s extremely streamlined and comes with an awesome setting. The Odd world is a place filled with strange places and even stranger creatures. It’s littered with alien artifacts that are either magic in nature or so advanced that they are indistinguishable from magic. Exploring these weird places is the focus of this game, not necessarily killing monsters and taking their stuff.
Electric Bastionland is the “sequel” to Into The Odd. It takes place in Bastion, the last city of humanity. Since ITO some time have passed and with it technology has advanced as well. But the game is still about exploration. This time you explore the deep places beneath this city because your last career was a failure and adventuring is the only viable way to get out of debt. It may also lead to your early grave. But what is life without risk?
In this video, Chris talks about characters in Electric Bastionland, which should be released in 2019. Enjoy!
¡We are here! At the end of #RPGaDay2018… This last week was incredibly busy for me. Work, work, work! Mind you I love my job. I’m lucky to do something I love, but still, it was too much, and I could not record the last few videos. Now, with just a few minutes before august 2018 ends in Puerto Rico, I’m sharing my final video. I’m answering the last few questions/prompts, which are:
This one is dedicated to all my players, past and present, currently Naida, José, Carlos, Raúl, Fernando and Luis.
Day 29 – Share a friendship you have because of RPGs.
This one is dedicated to my dear, dear friend Michael Wolf, aka Stargazer!
Day 30 – Share something you learned about playing your character.
Day 31 – Share why you take part in RPGaDAY.
The video in English:
The video in Spanish:
Excuse the shaky cam and the background noise. I just recorded the video on my phone. It has been an amazing ride, thank you all for reading, subscribing to my YouTube Channel, and your kind words. I hope to keep posting more frequently (Haven’t I said this before?), I’m on board for next year!
Big thanks to David F. Chapman’s for his efforts and to everyone who participated in #RPGaDay this year.
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