All posts by Seamus Conneely

An escaped Mad Adventurer on the loose! After playing tabletop RPGs for more than a decade and a half and GMing for most of that I turned my hand towards writing for/about them! I got my start with the Gaming Security Agency, and then joined the Mad Adventurers Society for a few years before setting up CHG. I've been fortunate enough to publish adventure materials for Raging Swan Press and Beer Star Games, and am part of the team for the Transit RPG (Closed Beta out now!). You can find me personally @RGM79Ace.

The Independents: Psi*Run

Welcome back to The Independents, your source for reviews of out-of-the-box tabletop roleplaying games. The small outfits, the crazy geniuses, the little projects, the ‘Indie’ creators who are simply out to make a name for themselves and a game people can enjoy. Here at The Independents we aim to highlight some of these games, for a change of pace and a new (and great) experience!

You’ve staggered from the wreckage of the vehicle transporting you, memory full of holes and psychic powers threatening to go wild. You’re free for the moment, but whoever was transporting you is going to want you back, and they will not be shy in their efforts to recapture you.

Can you control your powers? Can you discover the truth of what’s happened to you? Or will the Chasers catch up and take your life from you a second time?

No time to lose. Start running.

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Meet the Party: Eberron D&D5E

Welcome to Meet the Party, where you can find an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings!

We’re making a quick return to Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition, but this time our adventurers come from a world already built: Eberron!

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Meet the Party: Iron Kingdoms RPG

Welcome to Meet the Party, where you can find an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings!

This particular group joins us from the Iron Kingdoms of Western Immorren, characters from the Iron Kingdoms Full Metal Fantasy Roleplaying Game by Privateer Press.

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The Independents: Amidst Endless Quiet

In the Tabletop Gaming world you have your big names, your corporations, your bastions of the genre with a pedigree that spans decades and an unassailable claim to greatness.

And then you have the little guys and gals. The small outfits, the crazy geniuses, the little projects, the ‘Indie’ creators who are simply out to make a name for themselves and a game people can enjoy. Here at The Independents we aim to highlight some of these games, for a change of pace and a new (and great) experience!

Somewhere in the vast universe of the far future a sentient starship plies its trade, moving goods and cryogenically frozen passengers through the void to new worlds. This is such a feat that only extremely valuable cargo (material and personnel both) is worthy of being transported. Alas, disaster strikes, and the destruction of the ship is imminent.

One of you is the ship. You cannot be saved. But some of your cargo might.

The rest are the passengers. There is a single escape pod, room for one.

Are you the one who gets to live?

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Meet the Party: 5th Edition D&D

Welcome to the inaugural effort of Meet the Party, where you can find an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings!

For this first effort we’ll be looking at an old friend wearing a fresh new face: Dungeons and Dragons! Character creation for 5th Edition is rather simple across the board at Level 1: choose a race, a class, a background, and with a few other minor details you’re off to the dungeons.

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