Dublin Comic Con Anime Edition

At the weekend marks a first. Dublin (Ireland), first Anime inspired ‘Comic Con’ (Now I know there are other Anime Conventions in Ireland and I am in no means trying to diminish them, but this is the first Comic Con I can flither about at).

Now unfortunately I can’t go and geek myself out for the weekend, due to the usual suspects (work and family), Booo!!!

But…. I have managed to nab 10 minutes to speak to the one and only D.C. Douglas…

Some maybe fimiliar with the name, D.C. Douglas has provided the voice talent for characters such as Legion from Mass Effect 2 & 3, the voice of Albert Wesker from Resident Evil, as well as working on Star Wars The Old Republic for computer games to name a few.

He has provided his voice for numerious other animated projects as well 

Cyborg 009: Call of Justice – Professor Steven Archimedes

Durarara!!x2 – Additional voices

Erased – Kitamura[22]

Fighting Spirit – Genji Kamogawa

Hajime no Ippo – Champion Road (special) – Makunouchi Ippo

Hunter x Hunter – Shoot McMahon

Kyo kara Maoh! – Shori Shibuya

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans – Jasley Donomikols

Naruto: Shippuden – Gari[23]

One Piece – X Drake[24] (Funimation dub)

His film credits include Black Ops with Lance Henriksen, Universal Remote: The Movie with Charles Q. Murphy, the cult surprise Sharknado 2, and Helen Alone with Daniel Baldwin; Hallmark Channel TV movie Final Approach with Dean Cain; and the Lindsay Lohan “comeback” film Labor Pains on the ABC Family channel.
 His Television credits include The Bold and the Beautiful, 24, Star Trek: Enterprise, NYPD Blue, ER, Charmed, Without a Trace among others. He most recently appeared in CBS’s NCIS, Criminal Minds, ABC’s Castle, Comedy Central’s Workaholics and Fox’s Raising Hope.

I have a few questions i’ld like to ask him, but what about yourselves? 

If you have a Question you would like me to ask D.C. Douglas leave a comment below. I can’t guarantee that I’ll ask him, but I’ll try.

Until next time, I’ll see you at the table.

– From The Man Cave

My 30 day World Scifi Version #3


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Question #3: who is the most neferious villain in your world

Answer:
In a world where nearly anything is for sale. Loyalties and favours are traded in back room deals, like chips at a poker table. There is an unwritten law….

Crew, Family, Lord… But not always in that order.

We’re coming in Hot… Adventures in Dropzone Commander Part 7 – Dropzone Commander: Reconquest Phase 1

Join us as we take a quick look at the first expansion to Hawk Wargames, 10mm tabletop wargame, Dropzone Commander Reconquest: Phase 1.

Until next time, I’ll see you at the table.
– from The Man Cave

We’re coming in Hot… Adventures in Dropzone Commander Part 6 – Dropzone Commander Core Rulebook v1.1¬†


The Man Cave has recently gotten an upgrade, due to children and water.
Join us as we take a quick look at the Core Rulebook of Hawk Wargames, 10mm tabletop wargame, Dropzone Commander.

Until next time, I’ll see you at the table.
– from The Man Cave

Titansgrave: The Hermit’s Road

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‘The Hermit’s Road’ is a 12 page adventure based in the world first introduced in Titansgrave: The ashes of Vakana. The adventure is designed for characters of level 2 to 4.

In ‘The Hermit’s Road’, players are sent to investigate the existence of purported pre-Cataclysm ruins on the outskirts of the City-State of Karros. Here they discover more than they bargained for, as the ruins hide a secret more valuable than gold or jewels…. ohh that sounds ominous doesnt it.

The Hermits Road, is a pretty standard and bland dungeon crawler in itself. It’s  an easy introduction for players into the world of Titansgrave, without players having knowledge of the show hosted by Wil Wheaton or the story line of ‘The ashes of Valkana’.

To myself, i see it to be a stepping stone into your own adventures in the world of Titansgrave. It offers alot of adventure hooks, both at the start of the adventure and at the end of it.

Personally, I can see myself setting up a story line that could involve Mr. Voss (a character from The ashes of Valkana book and show) or possibly Skot Dooling, the Golem Master of Karros (who’s mentioned in The ashes of Valkana book), or possibly another character.

The adventure also introduces a new character, that could be used as a reacurring character in future adventures. Depending on the tone of your adventure, he could be portrayed in a number of interesting ways.

The adventure introduces about 3 new adversarys, one of which I think is a pretty cool concept, if not a little over powered for a starting group to face off against.

The Hermit’s Road, cost me about $4. $4 dollar for a 12 page adventure, is it worth it? If I’m being honest, personally  I would say ‘Yes’, I’m a bit of a fan boy but… It is a bit pricey and it’s not a must have. 

On the other hand it does offer you a start to your own adventurings without being constrained by The ashes of Valkana storyline. It offers a new character, new baddies to fight, a little bit of fluff, and a new location.

All in all, It’s a nice addition to the Titansgrave range, which has been a bit lacking thus far. I only assume it’s because Green Ronin were waiting to see what the plot was for season 2 of Titansgrave before releasing any additional content.

Until next time, I’ll see you at the table.

– from The Man Cave

Adventures in Roleplaying Part 2 – The Teaser

In Part 1 of this series, i talked a bit about my desire to GM (Games Master) an adventure and about what system I was going to use.

I have a plot and I have most of the area design done. For the adventure, its going to be linear, to try and keep things as easy as possible for me. In other words going from A to B to C, but that doesnt mean theres not going to be options for players or at least the illusion of options.

From watching tip videos on YouTube i think i’ve gleamed abit to help keep the game interesting. One of the best bit of advice i’ve learned is to be flexible. Players will rarely be directly funneled in a Roleplaying game, so flexability is the key. This goes for the roleplaying ‘script’ of the adventure also. Theres a couple of monologue moments from NPC’s but for the most part I’m trying to keep the ‘script’ as bullet points to allow for flexibility.

I’m aiming for a sort of survival, sci-fi horror for my first adventure. All your typical roleplaying races will be available Human, Orc’s, Elves etc.

The genius that I am, when I ordered the hardback version of the Fantasy AGE rule book and GM Screen I picked the cheapest shipping option so I wont have them till August… oh well.

In the mean time, I slapped together a little teaser trailer… no expense spent.

Until next time, I’ll see you at the table.

– from The Man Cave