Shock: Human Contact is a hard scifi RPG where the players construct a story around the first meeting between an egalitarian, advanced civilization and the alien cultures they encounter when they travel through wormholes in space.
Can't get enough military mecha fighting scifi battles on distant worlds? Classic game Heavy Gear offers a rich pseudohistorical backdrop for mech-on-mech warfare, and a deep suite of tactical rules. It's sure to please both wargamers and giant robot fans.
Arc Dreams' Wild Talents Second Edition dropped last week, and it's ten times as awesome as I'd hoped it would be. This book contains what is probably the most thorough and fascinating treatise on superhero worldbuilding I've ever read.
All good things must end, and so it is with the Star Wars Miniatures game. Masters of the Force, the final expansion, is packed with the best classic characters, and cool monsters. Here are four previews.
I'm not talking about gold and platinum pieces, or even bronze dragons. I'm saying throw those devil signs in the air and bang your head to these ten metal songs that are perfect for a night around the gaming table.
You can't wander into the speculative future (or alternative past) blindly – you need a guide to show you the way. These five game manuals are the best at explaining aliens, mutants, angry robots and even non-sparkly vampires.
Just when you were craving more mega-bot destruction of vast urban wastelands, MechWarrior comes to save you. And it's not your grandmother's game - this is a brand-new reboot, with slicker graphics and more multiplayer strategy.
The Origins Game Fair, devoted to tabletop gaming, was held in Columbus, OH this past weekend. Along with all the dragons and elves, there were a lot of sci-fi themed games. I've got the lowdown for you.
If you can't wait to expand your Star Wars Miniatures game into new territory, we've got a treat for you. It's a sneak peek at one of the characters in the upcoming Jedi Academy expansion, who will quickly become your favorite tentacled pal.
A new post-apocalyptic creature catalog has arrived to mutate your Alpha Omega games. Called The Encountered, the book features everything from super-zombies to cannibal hobbits. And it's packed with gorgeous, monstery goodness.