Aegis Studios

By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 13th, 2016
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Most of the fantasy settings we hear about are ancient ones with histories stretching back millions of years, with countless civilizations that have risen and fallen over the vast stretches of time. Choe Pho isn’t like most fantasy settings. Instead, it is a relatively new world. It was created...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 18th, 2016
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Sometimes you see a game world that you think is really cool, but you’re not sure you can get your group to try it out because it’s not a system they like using. Sure, you could do your best to convert everything over to an equivalent in your group’s desired system, but that can be ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Feb 11th, 2016
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While a lot of us might think of dark forests and faraway dungeons when we think of a Fantasy RPG world, there’s plenty that can go on in an urban environment. It doesn’t take a sci-fi game to have your characters skulking around a bustling metropolis, looking for whatever horrible things...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 25th, 2016
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A lot of my friends are at the age where they’re getting their kids involved in gaming. Be it board games, miniatures games, or RPGs, they are sharing the love of our geeky world with their children. However, certain games can have some adult elements in them that might not be appropriate for k...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 13th, 2016
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Well, we’re working our way through it. The work week is just about half-over. I hope it’s going well for you. It’s been alright over here. Gotten a lot of stuff done already this week. Hoping to keep the productivity up. Anyway, at the moment, we’ve got some snack-sized stori...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 10th, 2015
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Space. The final frontier. These are the RPG soucebooks that expand our games and give GMs more options when running their players through campaigns. To boldly split infinitives where infinitives have never been split before! Oh, also, Black Spiral Vortices, a new sourcebook for Glimpse the Beyond, i...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 25th, 2015
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Or is it Friday Snippets, because I have the day off tomorrow? (and hopefully you do, too) Either way, it’s some bite-sized stories before we have lots more bites tomorrow for Thanksgiving. And yes, I really am as jazzed about the holiday as it seems. Anyway, today’s bites include: Lead A...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 8th, 2015
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It’s another Guns ‘N’ Roses Weather Day here in GA. We’ve had one just about every day so far of this month. I’m certainly happy about that. Though I’ve never lived in the PNW, I’ve always sort of wanted to, and if popular media is anything to go by, it’...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Sep 7th, 2015
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Everyone likes to have options. I mean, just think if the passengers in Airplane! had been given more than just “steak or fish (or lasagna)” for dinner options. The fellows over in charge of the Bloom horror RPG wants to make sure you have options for your horror RPG sessions. As such, th...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 19th, 2015
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Beware of fine print. Also, while necessity may be the mother of invention, desperation can also lead to some rather poor life… or after-life… choices. They say to beware of Greeks bearing gifts. The same could be said for demons bearing contracts....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 10th, 2015
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One of the many things that The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy taught me is that there are multiple dimensions out there… or out here… or… just… in existence. So in some other dimension, super heroes exist. Unfortunately, we got sort of a lame-o dimension and we just g...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 4th, 2015
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Aegis Studios has released another of their War Stories supplements for Contagion Second Edition. This one, Faith vs. Faithlessness, explores a new aspect of the Contagion setting: how your faith can be an actual source of energy. Your beliefs can be used to bring you power or, if you run into the wr...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jul 15th, 2015
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Aegis Studios has another in their War Stories series of enhancements for Contagion Second Edition available. This time it’s Fog of War. In this book, you’ll see how your actions can have unintended consequences and doing good sometimes lead to a lot more… especially if you interrup...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 30th, 2015
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Some say that various famous guitar players made a deal with the devil in order to get their almost-mythical skills. And lord knows there are plenty of conspiracy theories around various celebrities. Well, what if at least one of those stories was true? War Stories: The Call, a new setting enhancemen...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jun 19th, 2015
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The world you know is not real. It’s just a thin veneer covering a much darker world. When you play Contagion, you get a chance to see beyond what is just real and into a much more intricate world full of supernatural factions all looking to become masters of humanity’s souls. War Stories...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 3rd, 2015
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Aegis Studios has a new setting expansion book for Contagion Second Edition. K-24 brings you to one of the most… unique places… yeah, we’ll go with unique… by bringing Contagion to North Korea. Why North Korea? Because if you were going to build a prison for supernatural being...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 28th, 2015
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The old gods have returned, and you could be one of them! Aegis Studios has released a new supplement for Contagion 2nd edition. It’s called Rise of the Ilu. In it, it gives players the option of playing the long-missing Ilu race, or their spawn, the Ikkibu. Or, even if you don’t get to p...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 22nd, 2015
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You’ve made it successfully halfway through the work week. Congratulations! The weekend will be here before you know it. Hopefully you’ll have some sort of chance to get a game in before then, but if not, your wait’s almost over, anyway. So, as we tend to do, we’ve collected s...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 4th, 2015
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We’ve got another batch of smaller-sized stories for you this Wednesday. Beyond the cut we’ve got: New Spaceships from Brigade Models, a 28mm PDF New Orleans Warehouse from Finger and Toe, the latest releases from Bombshell Miniatures, the latest releases from Spectre Miniatures, new 10mm...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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The week is coming to an end. What do you have planned for your weekend? I’ve got some new review articles I’ll be working on. It’s been really exciting playing some of these new games. Anyway, there’s been a bunch of bite-sized stories coming across my desk, so it’s tim...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2015
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Aegis Studios gives you dungeon masters what you all crave: more monsters. Their Bestiary II for their Fantasy8s game is now available. Granted, since the Crazy 8s system is pretty universal, you could theoretically use these creatures in any game or setting you’re playing using those rules. Ju...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 14th, 2015
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Aegis Studios knows some of the most-interesting story lines from comics are the “what if” and “alternate universe” stories, where you take pre-established characters, change things around a little bit, and see how they go. Well, they’ve got their Superstring Multiverse ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 7th, 2015
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Hey everyone. Here’s another batch of news snippets for you. Remember, snippets aren’t “leftovers” or “scraps” or anything like that. They’re news like everything else. They’re just… smaller. There’s good stuff in here and we want you to kno...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Aegis Studios brings out more for their Crazy8s rpg system with the release of Mecha8s. Who doesn’t love giant powered armor suits battling it out against one-another? If you just said “me.” then… you’re kinda lame, but that’s alright. We love you, anyway. The Mech...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 15th, 2014
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Aegis Studios subscribes to the multiverse theory of reality (and being a big science buff, myself, I could go on and on about the subject, though really just from a layman’s perspective, but still, I find the multiverse to be fascinating, but I digress…) and wants to let you bring that i...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 5th, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released their Cyber8s Tech Manual, bringing their Crazy8’s system into the world of Cyberpunk. Source From the release: Cyber8s is a cyberpunk setting for use with the Crazy 8s Rules-Lite Universal Game Engine. This sourcebook is intended to provide setting material and suppl...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 13th, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released their Bestiary for Fantasy8s. Lions, tigers, and bugbears, oh my! Source From the release: The Fantasy8s Bestiary introduces sixteen new creatures for use with the Crazy 8s System and the Fantasy8s expansion....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 2nd, 2014
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Aegis Studios has launched their Indiegogo campaign for Contagion: Rise of the Ilu. Source From the campaign: Rise of the Ilu is a 192-page supplement for the Contagion Second Edition Role-Playing Game published by Aegis Studios. This full-color supplement will include rules for playing members of th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 19th, 2014
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Aegis Studios takes their Crazy 8s system to space with Spacer8s. Source From the release: Spacer8s is a system enhancement for use with the Crazy 8s Rules-Lite Universal Game Engine. This sourcebook is intended to provide supplemental rules material to allow Talespinners to craft stories involving i...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 9th, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released a new supplement for their Crazy 8s RPG system. This time it’s Super8s, bringing super-powered fun to your RPG settings. Source From the release: Aegis Studios is pleased to announce the release of Super8s, a superhero supplement for use with the Crazy 8s Rules-Lite U...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Sep 4th, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released their new Dwellers in Nightmare supplement for the Glimpse the Beyond system. Source From the release: Dwellers In Nightmare is a collection of characters for use with Glimpse the Beyond. This supplement is designed to provide the Talespinner with ready-made characters who ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 2nd, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released their new War is Hell supplement book for Contagion 2nd edition. Source From the release: War Is Hell is a system expansion for Contagion Second Edition The world of Contagion is a dark and terrifying place. On the surface, it looks much like the world you and I live in. Ju...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 20th, 2014
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Aegis Studios helps keep you alive with the release of their new Contagion Survival Guide. Source From the release: The Contagion Survival Guide is a weapons and tactics manual for use with Contagion Second Edition. Within these pages you will find game and setting information for weapons, armor, com...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 4th, 2014
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Aegis Studios is having themselves a 10th anniversary sale over at their DriveThruRPG shop. *sniffle* They grow up so fast! Source From the announcement: July 4th, 2014 marks the tenth anniversary of the release of the first Edition Contagion corebook and the birth of Aegis Studios ass an independent...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jun 18th, 2014
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Aegis Studios has released Dreams of the Old Ones for their Glimpse the Beyond system. Source From the release: Dreams of the Old Ones is a unique setting expansion for Glimpse the Beyond, which examines options for a darker, more terrifying version of the world. In Dreams of the Old Ones, the supern...