Category Archives: Role Playing Games

Happy 40th Birthday Traveller RPG!

Today, the 22nd of July is the 40th birthday of the release of the original (now known as the ‘Classic’ version) Traveller RPG. Happy birthday Traveller! At time of writing, its a shame there hasn’t been any news of a … Continue reading

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These Stars Are Ours Primer Review

Its been a few months since the release of ‘These Stars Are Ours’ (aka ‘TSAO’) and a couple more products have been released by Stellagama Publishing. The one book which I’ll be looking at in my next blog post is … Continue reading

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Games Workshop Memories from the GrogPod

The lads over at the Grognard Files have published a couple of episodes about the history of Games Workshop including an interview with one of their key employees, Tim Olsen. After listening to the first part, Dirk the Dice asked … Continue reading

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Laserburn Memories

I’ve been wanting to revisit one of my favourite old-school gaming rules from back in the day, Laserburn. I’ve kept the rules safely tucked away along with my Tunnels and Trolls dungeons, for years. So in the interest of trying … Continue reading

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Alegis Downport 2017 in Review

It’s 2017 and it’s time for the inevitable review of the year. To be honest, I was expecting the usual email from WordPress.com with a breakdown of my stats, but it never arrived. Looking at other websites I subscribe to, … Continue reading

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Five Years of Alegis Downport

Alegis Downport is five today – happy birthday to this blog! I can’t believe that five years have passed since the first blog post on this day back in 2011. A huge amount has changed in those brief five years, … Continue reading

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Painted Traveller Miniatures Revisited

Following on from my Ships Crew article not so long ago, I managed to dig out a box containing a number of Traveller miniatures from the various boxed sets that were available. In addition, there are a few that were … Continue reading

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