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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Price: £6.02

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential Reading, 3 Sep 2014
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This book is one of the best I have ever read. I highly recommend it to everyone.


The Survivalist (Frontier Justice)
The Survivalist (Frontier Justice)
by Dr. Arthur T Bradley
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.62

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great, Fast Paced Story, 1 Jun 2013
I've just finished this book and enjoyed it very much. The plot moves along nicely and there is tons of room for a sequel - which I'm looking forward to very much! I liked the set-up of the story and the author quickly jumps into the action. There are lots of handy little tips for all you preppers out there sprinkled through the text. (The author has also written a series of preparedness books and this shows through in this story).

As a special bonus, I didn't spot any typos. Normally end of the world books are riddled with such errors, but the author (and his editors) have done a great job expunging them.

I read this book over a couple of days and literally couldn't put it down.

Highly recommended.


Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Dungeons of Golarion
Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Dungeons of Golarion
by Paizo Staff
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.12

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Flavoursome Megadungeons!, 25 Mar 2012
Let's get right to the point: Dungeons of Golarion is an excellent supplement. Although Golarion specific (rather unsurprisingly) its contents could in most cases be easily adapted to fit almost any GM's campaign world. What it is not, however, is a fully developed megadungeon and people buying it on the assumption that they'll be able to dive right into adventure are going to be disappointed. Rather, it presents flavoursome summaries of six such locales, giving enough information for a GM to roll his sleeves up and put his own stamp on the chosen megadungeon.

The great thing about the six megadungeons in this book are that they all have their own flavour which sets them apart from their fellows. I love that as at their best, megadungeons are interesting, unique places while at their worst they are boring hackfests which exist simply to contain monsters and treasures. Because megadungeons are at the least rather unrealistic, having a good story and background for such locales is absolutely vital. That's something that this supplement easily delivers.

Even if a GM never gets around to using any of the specific dungeons in this supplement, this is an excellent resource to mine for ideas. It makes me want to design a megadungeon for Raging Swan!


Pathfinder Module: The Feast of Ravenmoor
Pathfinder Module: The Feast of Ravenmoor
by Brandon Hodge
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Module, But Brutal End Fight, 25 Mar 2012
I ran this adventure several months ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Designer Brandon Hodge has done a terrific job of bringing the squalid, degenerate village of Ravenmoor to life in all its fetid, perverted glory.

I'm not going to go into great detail about the module's plot and such like, but I will say that it has several absolutely cracking encounters that are really flavoursome and fun to run. If your party enjoy roleplaying as well as investigation you should definitely run this module. If they only like combat, they may get a tad frustrated as a fair amount of the time the PCs are interacting (non-violently) with the villagers.

Sadly, the module is not perfect. The final battle seems to be rather under CRed to me never mind the fact that it is an EL 4 fight followed immediately by an EL 5 fight; very harsh for a 3rd-level party if they are not super-optimised. I would advise anyone running this adventure to take a very close look at the end encounter and modify it to give their players a chance!

However, in my mind flavour beats crunch and so I have no hesitation in recommending this module to any group that isn't obsessed with combat. Overall, I'm rating this module at 4.5 stars; I'm removing half a star for the toughness of the last battle. For the purposes of this platform though, I'm awarding 5 stars.

Well done Brandon Hodge; it's a cracking module!


Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition)
Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition)
by Lisa Smedman
Edition: Paperback

1.0 out of 5 stars Utterly Terrible, 12 Dec 2011
I've been playing D&D for 20 years and I think this is the worst module I have ever played. If you are thinking of buying this, instead simply flush your money down the toilet. You'll have more fun.


Conan: Red Nails
Conan: Red Nails
Price: £0.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Howard at his Best!, 6 Nov 2011
This review is from: Conan: Red Nails (Kindle Edition)
One of the best Conan short stories and now free on the Kindle. If you like fantasy, sword and sorcery stories you'd be mad not to get this!


DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Normandy
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Normandy
by Fiona Duncan
Edition: Paperback

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Almost Useless, 1 Aug 2011
This book is almost useless. It breaks the various attractions down into top ten lists. It then does not include an address or tagged map for many of the attractions so while you might be fascinated that Pegasus Bridge is one of the Top Ten D Day attractions you'll have to buy another map or guidebook to actually find it. Instead you get a basic map reference, say B3, which gives you the general location of the attraction. Luckily a grid square is only 20 by 20 kilometres so you won't be driving round aimlessly looking for a signpost.

Avoid this book.


5 Star Office Display Book Rigid Cover Personalisable Polypropylene 40 Pockets Black
5 Star Office Display Book Rigid Cover Personalisable Polypropylene 40 Pockets Black
Price: £7.95

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good but not That Rgid, 19 Oct 2010
These are way cheaper than those you get in the shops and a good bargain. That said, they do not have particularly rigid covers.


Snugg iPad 1 Case Leather Case Cover and Flip Stand Premium Nubuck Fibre Interior (Black)
Snugg iPad 1 Case Leather Case Cover and Flip Stand Premium Nubuck Fibre Interior (Black)

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Stand, 10 Jun 2010
This is a good stand for the iPad that provides a little bit of protection also. Sadly, as I suspect with most cases, the ipad looks much nicer out of the cover than in!


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