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Starfinder – The Thing

The Thing

Winter is here, and with the coming of the cold and snow I can’t help but think of a certain Antarctic scientific outpost and the terribly alien shape shifter that showed up one day. I am, of course, referring to The Thing, as chronicled in the 1982 movie by John […]

Starfinder – Shields of Sci-Fi

Energy Shields

With the new Starfinder playtest, one of the fun new additions to the system are shields (not like force field shields on ships, actual physical shields). Energy swords and a host of other strange melee weapons are common enough in the genre, but how many Sci-Fantasy settings actually use shields? […]

Starfinder – Here Be Monsters edition

here be monsters

This will be my last year to enter the Here Be Monsters contest, generously run and officiated by the Sword for Hire crew in past years, and Sword for Hire veterans Jacob Michaels and Mike Welham along with guest judge Lyz Liddell this year (voting is still open – http://herebemonsters.opengamingnetwork.com/ […]