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About pookie

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  • RPG Biography
    A gamer for thirty years, Pookie has been reviewing games and saying mostly nice things about them for ten of them. His reviews have appeared in Steve Jackson Games' Pyramid and Journal of the Traveller's Aid Society, Campaign Magazine, Games International, The Unspeakable Oath, at OgreCave.com, and elsewhere. Currently they appear regularly at Reviews from R'lyeh.

    He has edited titles for Triple Ace Games for the Sundered Skies setting and Call of Cthulhu titles for Goodman Games as part of its Age of Cthulhu series.
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    The One Ring, Dungeons & Dragons, Fifth Edition, Call of Cthulhu
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    He is English.
    He likes tea.
    He has been known as Pookie since he was seven.
    The nickname has nothing whatsoever to do with small bears and is more leptoidal in nature.
    The Klingon in him is fond of prunes.

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  1. Pookie's RPG review?...—Bud of @BudsRPGreview pirates a Reviews from R’lyeh review of The Derelict: A Tale of Terror for Call of Cthulhu, the scenario by Sandy Petersen and Mike Mason for use with Call of Cthulhu, Seventh Edition, published by Chaosium, Inc. for Free RPG Day 2016. https://youtu.be/BIGAEOw2PJQ #reviewsfromrlyeh #rpgreview #rpgreviews #BudsRPGReview #PirateReview #rpg #horror #Chaosium #CallOfCthulhu #CoC7e #ModernEra #FreeRPGDay
  2. Miskatonic Monday #15: The Saltwater Inheritance—A review of the Jazz Age scenario written by Mark Morrison and published by Chaosium, Inc. for use with Call of Cthulhu, Seventh Edition, revivified from a competition entry for White Dwarf #61 in January, 1985. http://rlyehreviews.blogspot.com/2019/06/miskatonic-monday-15-saltwater.html
  3. If you are an author of a submission to Miskatonic Repository and would like it reviewed, please get in touch. I want to write some more entries in the Miskatonic Monday series of reviews.
  4. Dungeons & Dragons & Glorantha?—A review of 13th Age Glorantha, the roleplaying supplement published by Chaosium, Inc. which brings the d20 System action of Pelgrane Press’ 13th Age and narrative storytelling to Greg Stafford’s Glorantha. http://rlyehreviews.blogspot.com/2019/03/dungeons-dragons-glorantha.html #reviewsfromrlyeh #rpgreview #rpgreviews #Glorantha #13thAge #d20System #Chaosium
  5. Retrospective: Apple Lane II—A review of Apple Lane: Save the Hamlet From Scurrilous Scoundrels, the third edition of the scenario (previously published as Apple Lane: Two Beginning Scenarios - Gringle’s Pawnshop & The Rainbow Mounds (Scenario Pack 2)) originally published by Avalon Hill for use with RuneQuest III. http://rlyehreviews.blogspot.com/2019/04/retrospective-apple-lane-ii.html #reviewsfromrlyeh #rpgreview #rpgreviews #Fantasy #Chaosium #RQIII #RQ #RuneQuest #Applelane #RuneQuestClassics #AvalonHill
  6. Retrospective: Apple Lane I—A review of Apple Lane: Two Beginning Scenarios - Gringle’s Pawnshop & The Rainbow Mounds (Scenario Pack 2), the classic scenario supplement published by Chaosium, Inc. in 1978 and 1980 for use with RuneQuest. http://rlyehreviews.blogspot.com/2019/03/retrospective-apple-lane-i.html #reviewsfromrlyeh #rpgreview #rpgreviews #Fantasy #Chaosium #RQII #RQ #RuneQuest #Applelane #RuneQuestClassics
  7. Some amazing feedback and comments on one attendee’s day at Glorantha Games. Thanks to Che Webster for recording this (we had no idea, so this was a fantastic surprise). https://anchor.fm/rpgrescue/episodes/GMs-Journal-7-Glorantha-Games-2019-e3jput/a-aci0um
  8. This was the top prize in the charity raffle at Glorantha Games this last weekend on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 here in Birmingham. Made by Niamh Brewer and won by Jane Williams (who provided the photos).
  9. With just two days to go, there are still spaces left for Glorantha Games, the one-day gaming event in Birmingham dedicated to RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha, HeroQuest, and 13th Age Glorantha. Suitable for both dedicated Gloranthaphiles and those new to the world of Glorantha, we are running twenty games and a charity raffle with all monies going to Shelter. Now with added helmet (and some really great raffle prizes). https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gloranthan-games-2019-tickets-51814039186
  10. It is where Forbidden Planet used to be. Forbidden Planet moved three or four years ago to much nicer premises. Anyway, register on the Event Brite page, pay on the day, and we will have announcements with regard to the games available next month.
  11. Glorantha Games 2019 is just two months away. Taking place on Saturday, March 30th, 2019, this is a one-day roleplaying convention dedicated to the world of Glorantha. We currently have games of HeroQuest Glorantha, 13th Age Glorantha, and of course, RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha, on offer on the day, all set in the fantastical, myth-infused world created by Greg Stafford. Many will be run by the RuneMasters, the team of Game Masters who debuted at Continuum 2018. Held at the Geek Retreat cafe in Birmingham city centre, less than ten minutes’ walk from each of Birmingham’s three train stations, the event starts at 10 am and finishes at 8:00 pm and will include two four-hour gaming sessions, a charity raffle with some great prizes (all proceeds will go to Shelter), and good company. We are looking for Glorantha-themed games, but most of all, we are looking players! Please sign up to one of our groups to keep up to date about the event and if you are planning to attend please register on the Event Brite page. Event Brite Page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gloranthan-games-2019-tickets-51814039186 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1131792383646493/ MeWe: https://mewe.com/group/5bfd1eabe03c6911de99f1c6 Venue: Geek Retreat gaming café (come play, order lunch, and have it delivered to your table) Just search for Glorantha Games 2019.
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