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Interview with Gallant Knight Games

Posted: May 10, 2016 by Steven Diamond in Interview, Kickstarters
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tiny frontiersGame design is fascinating to me. Board games, video games, and especially roleplaying games. As it happens, one of our resident reviewers here at EBR, Alan Bahr, is also a game designer. He was the designer for the Schlock Mercenary RPG, PLANET MERCENARY, which was absurdly successful on Kickstarter. And now, his most recent game, TINY FRONTIERS, is on Kickstarter.

I figured I’d ask Alan to give all of us some insight on his company, Gallant Knight Games, and on his game, TINY FRONTIERS. So. Here we go. (more…)


Kickstarter: Gamut Magazine

Posted: February 26, 2016 by Steven Diamond in Kickstarters
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I come bearing tidings of a new, amazing Kickstarter campaign. This one should interest readers and authors alike.

Gamut Magazine. From the text of the Kickstarter: “Gamut will be a website (and eBook) with a wide range of voices—genre-bending stories utilizing the best of genre and literary fiction.

This e-zine will feature and publish fiction and non-fiction in the genres of Fantasy, SF, Horror…and, well, everything. As the head of this proposed magazine, Richard Thomas (a true professional), says, “Anything done with innovation, heart and emotion—that’s what I want. Everything I enjoy reading and writing typically leans toward the dark side, but I have been known to embrace lighter work, and humor, now and then. It just has to MOVE me. And I like to be surprised.(more…)

The Planet Mercenary RPG

Posted: May 13, 2015 by Steven Diamond in Kickstarters
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Planet MercenaryIt’s time for another Kickstarter recommendation!

This time around is The Planet Mercenary RPG. This is Role Playing Game designed by two good friends of Elitist Book Reviews: Howard Tayler and Alan Bahr. Do those name sound familiar? They should. Howard Tayler is best known for his Schlock Mercenary webcomic. Alan Bahr is a game designer, and one of the reviewers here at EBR. Both are great friends, and great people.