The biggest round up of the best blogging this week and it has a lot of good & bad news for Wizards of the Coast.
- Questing GM has the latest PDFs and class news in the Word of Wizards. Meanwhile Critical Hits have Exclusive Preview: “Real Ultimate Power” Sourcebook
- Rituals came in for a big of hammering in Why Rituals are the Worst Designed Thing in Fourth Edition from Dungeon Mastering but Hero Twice A Month was slightly kinder to them in The Promise and Problems of Rituals.
- But it is not all bad for Wizards as Greywolf reviews the D&D Starter Kit and likes it (mostly). Plus he has Cardolan: A Middle Earth campaign setting for 4e D&D
- However the good news can’t last as Unnatural 20 goes big & green on WotC in Brief Diatribe on WotC and The Seven-Sided Die has a warning to Wizards Learn from TSR’s history, lest ye repeat it?. If that 4e bashing wasn’t enough, Greyhawk Grognard lays into them about some forgotten assets owned by Wizards in a Near Criminal Waste of IP
Wizards owners released their earning for the last quarter of last year and The Core Mechanic has the gen: Hasbro Q4 2008 Earning Statement
- Finally, our last WotC related post, and Geek Related asks the important question: Will WotC Close You Down Next?
- And now for something completely different: Tabletop Terrain has a free adventure for Pulp .45 Adventures in Tempus Fugit Scenario
- 10 Useful Pieces of Gaming Technology is a great post by Robert Donoghue
- The Free RPG Blog has a review of a game system based on the Fudge system: Fate – The system that might make you change the way you play
- He may be old, but Chgowiz has only just lost his virginity. Find out how in Losing my cherry at WinterWar
- When System Matters – Uncle Bear examines the mechanics of games
- Wrestling and spaceships in Starships & Luchadores from The Dwarf and the Basilisk
- Are you a GM? Are you going to Gencon? Do you want to be on a panel? Then contact RPG Blog II who is Looking For GMs For Gen Con Panel!
- Neitherworld Stories has some great links – Non-gaming Website for Gamers: WebUrbanist
- Hard drinking, hard fighting horse mounted mayhem: Cossack Cavalry Models
- Instead of blogging, Brandlin has been painting beautiful models
- Plastic Legions has news on the War of the Ring!
- Pure miniature porn from The Town of Imelda: Christmas in Imelda