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by angelius
Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hey y'all long time no see
Replies: 9
Views: 628

<t>Yeah I haven't played C&C in like two years now. It's freakin' depressing....<br/> <br/> On a side note, can you guys check out my new webcomic and let me know what you think?<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Vault Your friendly neighbourhood gaming magazine. Check out our new webcomic, T...
by angelius
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hey y'all long time no see
Replies: 9
Views: 628

<t>Nooo I wish! Works been keeping me stupid busy, even parts of Big Iron Vault have fallen to the side a little. Right now my main focus is the twice weekly webcomic and the post-apoc RPG that goes with it.<br/> <br/> Looks like same ol', same ol' here to me!<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Va...
by angelius
Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hey y'all long time no see
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Hey y'all long time no see

<r>SOOooo, what did I miss in the last 6 months or so? Is the CK guide out yet?<br/> <br/> On a side note, I have a new webcomic up based on my next RPG. Check it out? <URL url="http://www.bigironvault.com">www.bigironvault.com</URL>. We're up to page #7 now.<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Vau...
by angelius
Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Spreading the C&C Love At Gen Con
Replies: 10
Views: 3658

Yeah I had to leave before the game was over - curious which team "won"!

ps. Omote it was nice to meet you in person!
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by angelius
Tue Jul 20, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My first D&D (Red Box) game today.
Replies: 8
Views: 839

CharlieRock wrote: What's the Big Iron Vault? Is that a philosophical question? Or a literal question? Big Iron Vault is the name of my publishing company which pumps out a quarterly "gaming lifestyle" magazine called Big Iron Vault. We investigate gamers and their obsessions. We've talked about th...
by angelius
Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My first D&D (Red Box) game today.
Replies: 8
Views: 839

<t>Hey guys, finished the first game from the Red Box today. It went really well and everyone had fun but I now remember why we moved away from THAC0.<br/> <br/> Certainly overcomplicated and unnecessary! I was actually amazed that the Basic sets wheren't as simple as I remembered them to be.<br/> <...
by angelius
Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My first D&D (Red Box) game today.
Replies: 8
Views: 839

My first D&D (Red Box) game today.

<t>It's only important because I got my (very different than me - those that read her articles will know what I mean!) wife to play. It must be all the articles/interviews she's done for Big Iron Vault that got her curious enough to sit down and play. <br/> <br/> I hope it goes well, D&D seems t...
by angelius
Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Feedback Wanted for Game Design
Replies: 15
Views: 256

Secret Skeleton wrote:
I can safely say I am writing what I want to.

More commenting on Joe's original question
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by angelius
Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Feedback Wanted for Game Design
Replies: 15
Views: 256

<t>First I'll assume that you're doing this part-time (if you're doing this as a full time job ... are you crazy?!) ...<br/> <br/> Okay now that, that's out of the way. My main advice to you is "whatever works for you and makes you happy..."<br/> <br/> because it's a long road and if you don't like ...
by angelius
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Help: Red Box D&D DM Screen
Replies: 5
Views: 130

serleran wrote:
I believe this one has a screen amongst its contents.

Hmm I think I actually have this one in the basement - must go look!
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by angelius
Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Help: Red Box D&D DM Screen
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Help: Red Box D&D DM Screen

Hi all, I'm hosting an old school campaign - anyone know of any good DM screens for the red/blue/green box sets?
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by angelius
Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Big Iron Vault #5 is now available!
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Big Iron Vault #5 is now available!

<r>Buy it here: <URL url="http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php?products_id=81890"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php? ... s_id=81890">http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php?products_id=81890</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> <br/> Hello everyone! BIV #5 is out! In this issue we bring you...
by angelius
Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Red Dead Redemption. Wow
Replies: 20
Views: 1121

serleran wrote: I saw the trailer for the game, but it didn't scream at me to play. I dunno. Guess I just am jaded. LOL Ser, I think you just generally dislike everything. :p RDR - is awesome I finally finished it and it's the first game in a while that I really CARED about the story ... when you t...
by angelius
Wed Jun 09, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Look what I got after a visit from Purolater...
Replies: 7
Views: 120

<t>Thanks apparently rpgnow is still working out the bugs in their code for the POD service - but this gives you an idea on how the book will turn out. The binding is really top notch as well.<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Vault Your friendly neighbourhood gaming magazine. Check out our new w...
by angelius
Wed Jun 09, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Look what I got after a visit from Purolater...
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Look what I got after a visit from Purolater...

<r>Hi everyone!<br/> <br/> I just got a nice visit from Purolater with the proof copy of World of Lykarnia. Wow, Lighting Source did an awesome job on this book. <br/> <br/> There are some tweaks I need to do but as you can see for yourself, the final product is going to be fantastic. You can't see ...
by angelius
Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New Secret Skeleton Goodness
Replies: 16
Views: 238

Very cool, very cool.
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by angelius
Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: World of Lykarnia is now available for sale! (Free map!)
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Heruka wrote: Nice work Keith - I hope you are feeling satisfied! How will the POD work out for international (UK) shipping, do you know yet? I want one! It's actually quite easy - you should be able to get it shipped to you. But let me tell you when its open for that right now it's just PDF. _____...
by angelius
Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: World of Lykarnia is now available for sale! (Free map!)
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

<t>I will be uploading the maps as an add-on to the download. Working on that feverishly as we speak. <br/> <br/> In other words you should can pick up the game now and I will be able to send you an update with a seperate file for the map - full resolution and in colour.<br/> <br/> The POD has to wa...
by angelius
Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: World of Lykarnia is now available for sale! (Free map!)
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

World of Lykarnia is now available for sale! (Free map!)

<r>Hi guys, my year long quest has finally come to a close. The PDF is now available, POD is soon to follow suit. Thanks for checking this out.<br/> <br/> Buy it here: <URL url="http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php?products_id=80729"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php? ... s_i...
by angelius
Thu May 27, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mysterious Circumstances: Basic is available for FREE
Replies: 3
Views: 638

Mysterious Circumstances: Basic is available for FREE

<r>That's right folks! Mysterious Circumstances is now available for FREE off our website. Just check out our FREE STUFF section to download the PDF. Give it a whirl and a try and let us know what you think -- and spread the word (hopefully good ones) about Big Iron Vault and this game. <br/> <br/> ...
by angelius
Wed May 26, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The standard party bugs me for some reason.
Replies: 46
Views: 560

LOL in the end it might be irrevelent at least in my group since most of them will die within the first few sessions anyways. :p
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by angelius
Tue May 25, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The standard party bugs me for some reason.
Replies: 46
Views: 560

<t>I think it's because in an archtypal way it also "works" from a story/plot/character development way. <br/> <br/> You liked the D&D animated series (as I do!) - imagine the plot if they were all fighters or little barbarians. Might be interested for a bit but I dont think it would have longev...
by angelius
Sat May 22, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What RPG did you cut your teeth on?
Replies: 78
Views: 1827

Marvel Superheroes! by TSR
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by angelius
Fri May 21, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Coolest thing (from a metal head)
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Coolest thing (from a metal head)

<t>Big Iron Vault interviewing Herman Li from Dragonforce. I'm hoping that we'll make it for this issue otherwise it will have to fall in #6 (our GenCon issue) which would make it a MEGA issue of coolness!<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Vault Your friendly neighbourhood gaming magazine. Check ...
by angelius
Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: World of Lykarnia Cover
Replies: 0
Views: 2169

World of Lykarnia Cover

Hi all, here's the cover to my new RPG "World of Lykarnia" which is ahead of schedule I might add and is due out sometime June/July.

Enjoy!

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by angelius
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: C&C Society Tournament at GenCon 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 227

<t>I'm there, I already got my ticket and looking forward to it!<br/> <br/> I think I mentioned this before, but if I get World of Lykarnia done on time, I'm more than happy to run my fellow forum pals through the intro adventure.<br/> <br/> Just watch out for the Arrow of Diarrhea +1 ..<br/> ______...
by angelius
Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: C&C Society Tournament at GenCon 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 227

C&C Society Tournament at GenCon 2010

Hi who's going to this at Indy?
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by angelius
Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Map of Lykarnia is done! (Sorta.)
Replies: 7
Views: 4191

<t>The hard work was Andy Males, I merely related to him in a writer-to-artist way what the world looked like, the people, key areas, etc. etc. <br/> <br/> Andy did an amazing job bringing it to life. I feel like I owe it to him to make World of Lykarnia work well for the company!<br/> <br/> I shoul...
by angelius
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Map of Lykarnia is done! (Sorta.)
Replies: 7
Views: 4191

Map of Lykarnia is done! (Sorta.)

<t>The FINAL version of the map! <br/> <br/> Hi everyone the map is finally done! (Well 99% done. It can better with more labelling but that job is up to me to finish.) Enjoy it, love it, as Andy and I have. But if you wish to refer to it please respect the amount of work done and do mention Andy Ma...
by angelius
Fri Apr 09, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pacing
Replies: 21
Views: 342

<t>My trick is to just give each sense a simple sentence, but most of my players are very much action oriented anyways. So they dont really like long narratives...<br/> _________________<br/> Big Iron Vault Your friendly neighbourhood gaming magazine. Check out our new webcomic, The Heindrich Projec...