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Rifts Merc Ops: Operation Dragon Drop

Welcome to the world of Palladium’s Rifts, a clunky system and a kitchen sink setting where worlds collide and there is a source book to cover almost any possible eventuality. There are demons, dragons, robots, mutants, wizards, powered armor, and even Canadians. This time around we look at the Merc Ops source book and Steve…

Aliens Adventure Game (1991): “The Hunt for Elminster”

Today’s WTF, D&D!? is a tribute to Bill Paxton, who created some of the most memorable characters in film with roles like Hudson in Aliens, the car salesman in True Lies, Chet from Weird Science, and Twisterman, the man who chased twisters in the movie Twister. Bill was one of Steve and Zack’s favorite actors.…

Mommy Guru Gail: Are Cleanses Right for Your Baby’s Toxins?

Summer is here, mommies, and we all want to look and feel great, whether we’re in the mall or in the mangroves. We think of our little ones as boundlessly energetic, but I recently noticed my youngest, Astra, seemed very lethargic. These are the favored times, when our little ones should be outside all day, getting tan…

WTF, D&D: Celebrate the Brexit with Cyberpunk 2020: Eurosource

With Old Blighty casting off from the European Union, it’s a great time to reminisce about European fantasies of the pre-EU era. Cyberpunk 2020’s Eurosource sourcebook was released only a couple years before the EU was formed in 1992, but the writing was on the wall that a European unification was coming. That makes what the…

WTF, D&D: The Supreme Weirdness of the Warhammer 40,000: Compendium (1989)

The red-covered Compendium was the first major release from Games Workshop to follow 1987’s Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader. The book compiled some new material with things that had previously been printed in the pages of GW’s Warhammer magazine White Dwarf. If the original rule book painted a broad portrait of a wild and intensely strange universe…

WTF, D&D: Rifts World Book 26: Dinosaur Swamp

If Rifts were a place, it would be Florida. And Rifts has decided that if Florida were in Rifts, it would be a Dinosaur Swamp. Because of course it would be. Join us as we get in our giant fan boat and buzz through Rifts World Book 26: Dinosaur Swamp. Along the way we’ll meet…

WTF, D&D: Nth Man: Civil War Part 2

Captain America: Civil War battled its way to a second straight week of box office dominance. The epic story of Cap and Bucky and Spidey, Vizzy, the notorious I-man, Antso, Widsy Blacks, Panthy Blacks, I-man black, Birdy, Witchy, and Birdy 2 has been easily winning audiences. In our version of the Civil War, obscure Marvel…

WTF, D&D: Dark Heresy – The Lost Dog Detectives (Part II)

In the first part of our Dark Heresy adventure, Inquisitor Farael Badus tasked Steve’s veteran Imperial Guardsman Icarus Toughman with unraveling the mystery of a planetary governor’s missing pet. Accompanied by Adeptus Arbites dominatrix Animae Fabuloso, Icarus found hedonism reigning in the upper hive and an imposter of the pet left behind. The governor’s aide,…