21 May 2018

Tolkien exhibit at Oxford

If you're a fan of Middle-earth, and you can manage a trip to Oxford between the 1st of June and the 28th of October, you should check out this exhibit: 'Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth'. It looks amazing.

I lived in Oxford for two years over two decades ago (1992-94). Strangely, I have not be back since, even though my time there greatly influenced me and shaped the course of my subsequent life. Needless to say, this exhibit sorely tempts me to return. Happily, there is a chance I'll be in England in September. If that works out, I'll definitely try to go to this exhibit ... as well as check out some of my old haunts.

05 May 2018

Mythras Bundle of Holding

Curious about Mythras (formerly RuneQuest 6)? Well, over the next two days you can get a rather impressive bundle of Mythras PDFs for a very low price!

The Starter Collection (14.95 USD [retail value 47 USD]) includes:

  • Mythras core rulebook ($15)
  • Mythras Imperative (free)
  • Classic Fantasy ($20)
  • Three Mythras adventures:
  • A Gift From Shamash ($4)
  • Xamoxis' Cleansing ($4)
  • Madness & Other Colours ($4)
If you want more, you can get the Bonus Collection (threshold starts at 24.95 USD  [retail value 52 USD]):

  • Mythic Britain ($18)
  • Mythic Britain Companion ($5)
  • Mythic Rome ($14)
  • Mythic Rome Maps (PWYW)
  • Three Classic Fantasy adventures:
  • M1 The Terror of Ettinmarsh ($5)
  • G1 These Violent Delights ($5)
  • N1 Tomb of the Mad Wizard ($5)
Design Mechanism's nominated charity is the Electronic Frontier Foundation

More information on this Bundle of Holding can be found here.

And Newt Newport (of D101 Games) recently reviewed Mythras at his 'Sorcerer Under Mountain' blog. 

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I'm a Canadian political philosopher who lives primarily in Toronto but teaches in Milwaukee (sometimes in person, sometimes online).