Meet the Party: Shadowrun Fifth Edition

An elf with a silver tongue and a quicksilver pistol draw. A dwarf with magic at his fingertips and dragonfire in his soul. An ork so heavily augmented he’s barely a metahuman anymore. A human with his brain jacked right into the grid. Each Meet the Party article gives you an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings. Remember, chummers: Watch your back, shoot straight, conserve ammo, and never, ever, cut a deal with a dragon, because it’s time to Meet the Party for Shadowrun 5th Edition from Catalyst Game Labs!

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Meet the Party: Edge of the Empire Colonists

Not every criminal on the Edge of the Empire finds the big score and retires to a life of luxury or ascends to lordship of the criminal underworld. Sometimes the jobs go badly, the debts pile up, and the unwanted attention becomes too much. When that happens, it might be time to see how life on the right side of the law treats you.

Each Meet the Party article gives you 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 going back to a galaxy far, far away to Meet [a] Party of criminals-turned-Colonists for Edge of the Empire from Fantasy Flight Games!

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The Independents: Palace of the Lich Queen (Pathfinder)

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!

Your heroes arrive at the bottom of the stairs and gaze out across a giant cavern. On the other side is the palace of Arawyn, the Lich Queen of Paxectal, the target of your quest. You are here to bring her reign to an end, to halt her devouring of souls. But it will not be a simple walk to the great building. The cavern floor is covered in seething energy and shifting images, each a window into a different realm. The only way to the palace is to go through them, stumbling from world to world, hoping you can survive whatever awaits within each. And beyond them the palace itself must still be overcome, along with its half-mad ruler.

Dawn is rising in the realms, and you have an appointment with undead royalty. Take your first step.

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Meet the Party: D&D5e Elemental Evil

The Elder Elemental Eye sees all . . . and longs to drown it in chaos! Elementals run rampant and the world itself seem to be tearing apart at the seams. It’s going to take some very special adventurers, and maybe even some heroes, to save the day this time. A ranger who takes to the skies. A wizard from beneath the earth who shapes the world around him. A cleric who is one with the waves that he worships. A barbarian who wears the mantle of the spirits. It’s time to Meet the Party for 5th Edition D&D once again as they fight Elemental Evil!

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Meet the Party: Age of Rebellion

A former bureaucrat of the Empire now gathering supplies for the Rebel Alliance. A medic who joined the Alliance to keep his comrades and family alive in the face of oppression. A freedom fighter and pilot who has taken her fight to a wider galaxy. A tech expert who dreams of a better standing for his people. Each Meet the Party article gives you an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings. It’s time to travel to a galaxy far, far away to fight the Empire after you Meet the Party for Age of Rebellion from Fantasy Flight Games!

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The Independents: Night Witches

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!

On the Eastern Front of World War II the Russians and the forces of Nazi Germany laid waste to one another in one of the deadliest military campaigns in human history. Having begun the war ravaged by the internecine slaughter of the Great Purge, and having been savaged by the initial German offensives, the Russians were forced to draw from reserves and establish new units. Among them was the 588th Night Bomber Regiment. The aviators of the 588th were tasked with  perilous night harassment missions using outdated biplanes, and would go on to fly for 1,100 nights of combat from 1942 until the end of the war.

And every single one of them was a woman.

To each other, they were sisters. To the Red Army Air Force, an infuriating challenge to the ideals of soldiering and womanhood. To the Germans that they fought against, however, they were simply the Nachthexen – the Night Witches.

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Meet the Party: Dark Heresy 2nd Edition

A soldier of the Imperial Guard, Hammer of the Emperor, wielding faith and firepower. A Tech-priest of the Machine Cult, mistress of machine spirits and ever hungry for knowledge. A psyker born of the void, wielding psychic powers that may one day destroy him. A silver-tongued adept who asked too many questions. Each Meet the Party article gives you an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings. It’s time to travel to the grim darkness of the 41st millennium and Meet the Party, a band of acolytes of the Inquisition, from Dark Heresy Second Edition by Fantasy Flight Games!

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Meet the Party: Edge of the Empire

A scoundrel and a middleman with an uncanny habit of reading people. A slicer who flaunts her talents, abandoning the shadows and hunting for notoriety. A doctor who has lost his home, his people, and his respect but who refuses to falter. A seeker of truth who is deadly on the hunt. Each Meet the Party article gives you an entire group of ready-to-play adventurers (maybe even some heroes) for your gaming needs for a variety of systems and settings. It’s time to travel to a galaxy far, far away and Meet the Party for Edge of the Empire from Fantasy Flight Games!

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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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