Author Archives: AlegisDownport

About AlegisDownport

Musings on the Traveller RPG world, technology, astronomy and digital art.

Tabletop Games Catalogue

I was contacted recently by a fellow RPG’er named Andy Lawfield who was trying to track down some old school RPG materials from back in the day. Though I wasn’t able to help with Andy’s FASA Battletech queries, I was … Continue reading

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Trashkin RPG

In my Twitter feed a few months ago I picked up on a one-page fantasy RPG called ‘Trashkin’, where you play a vile-looking creature that lurks in the background of the more successful Humanoid heroes, hoping to pick up on … Continue reading

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Hell’s Paradise Second Edition Review

There is quite a bit being released right at the moment from the Stellagama Publishing and Gypsy Knights Games gaming stables; The former has just published on DTRPG ‘Piracy and Privateering’, a supplement for the Cepheus Engine rules set. I’m … Continue reading

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Cauldrons and Casseroles Review

After a few extremely busy weeks at work and home, it feels good to be on a short break away in the English Lake District. Besides stocking up on my favourite ale at the Watermill Inn (located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere), … Continue reading

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Dragonmeet Birmingham 1980s Flyer

From the last of the flyers that I recovered in a recent sort-out (along with the Games Day and Golden Demon Award), I have a Dragonmeet Flyer from one of the events held in Birmingham in the mid-1980’s. I have … Continue reading

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Spacecraft Design Guide Review

The ‘Spacecraft Design Guide’ is available from Drivethru RPG for $13.07 and is published by Moon Toad Publishing, written by Michael Johnson with artwork by Ian Stead. It is a Cepheus Engine-compatible product which can also be purchased in a … Continue reading

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The Golden Demon Awards 1987-88

Before I delve into todays trip back in time, I’m going to mention a few news items: The latest edition of Freelance Traveller (September / October) has been published by Jeff Zeitlin. You can download it from the Freelance Traveller … Continue reading

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