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New to the VAE Library: Breachworld

Today we received our copy of Jason Richards’ new RPG: Breachworld http://www.breachworld.com/ “The Earth is an untamed wilderness, unrecognizable from centuries ago when humanity enjoyed a Golden Age of peace, abundance, science, and art. A global disaster produced untold numbers of rips in space and time, collapsing society overnight. Known …

Romance in the Air • A World of Adventure for Fate Core

Romance in the Air • A World of Adventure for Fate Core http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/141360/Romance-in-the-Air–A-World-of-Adventure-for-Fate-Core All aboard the Pension Bellevue for a trip full of romance, intrigue, and peril!   Enjoy the heady, innocent days before the war in Romance in the Air, a Fate world and adventure by Bill White, author of …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Publish a Novel About Mycroft Holmes

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Publish a Novel About Mycroft Holmes http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com//2015/01/08/kareem-abdul-jabbar-to-publish-a-novel-about-sherlock-holmess-brother-mycroft/ “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s first novel, “Mycroft Holmes,” which stars Sherlock Holmes’ brainy older brother, will be published this fall by Titan Books. Set in England and Trinidad, the story centers on Mycroft, a recent university graduate working for the British Secretary …

Now watching: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies

Now watching: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies aka Monte Carlo or Bust (1969) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Carlo_or_Bust! “Monte Carlo or Bust! is a 1969 comedy film. The story is based on the Monte Carlo Rally – first raced in 1911 – and the film recalls this general era, set in …

Just watched: Hands of the Ripper (1971)

Just watched: Hands of the Ripper (1971) Hammer Film Productions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hands_of_the_Ripper “It is set in London in Edwardian times, and stars Angharad Rees as Anna, a vulnerable young woman who is exploited by her guardian (Dora Bryan), a medium, and haunted by the subconscious memory of her mother’s murder by …

Pure Steam: steampunk for Pathfinder~

Pure Steam: steampunk for Pathfinder~ http://puresteamrpg.com/products/   The Pure Steam campaign setting is set in the age of steam, and is fully compatible with the Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game. This isn’t your grandma’s steampunk. Hillbillies and Yankees scatter the landscape, which is more Appalachian than Victorian. The old, tired mountains rich …

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979)

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Great_Train_Robbery “The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film directed by Michael Crichton, who also wrote the screenplay based on his novel The Great Train Robbery. The film starred Sean Connery, …

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mysterious_Island_%281961_film%29 “Mysterious Island (UK: Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island) is a 1961 film. Based very loosely upon the novel The Mysterious Island (L’Île mystérieuse) by Jules Verne, the film was produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Cy Endfield. The motion picture was filmed at …

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