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Episode 35: Blake’s 7 RPG by Horizon

Episode 35: Blake’s 7 RPG by Horizon

It’s time to review an RPG on one of our favorite BBC Sci-Fi TV shows of the 1970s; Blakes7 by Terry Nation. A show gritty and dark for its time, it was notorious for anti-heroes, rebels losing to the evil empir…er…”Federation”, and bad SF/X. Does the game compare to the show? And what’s up with the build-your-own props info? Will this be the Halfling’s first LARP? Click play and find out! No...

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Episode 33: Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games

Episode 33: Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games

It’s the future — with mutants! That’s right, the Fab Foursome are covering the game Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games, and it’s a world with more Gamma than you can shake a Death Machine at! Based on the Labyrinth Lord system, it’s got all the post-apocalypse goodies you’ve come to expect — mutations, gonzo creatures, and artifacts that can blow your head off if you’re not careful. Even if it’s a...

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Episode 25: Awful Green Things from Outer Space by SJG

Episode 25: Awful Green Things from Outer Space by SJG

What more can we say about episode 25 of Save for Half? Only they’re awful, they’re green…and they’re from outer space! Yes, it’s that quirky Tom Wham boardgame first published in Dragon magazine #28, and was in its 8th edition in a box set from Steve Jackson Games. Come join the Halflings aboard the Znuta as we fight aliens, no matter what side you’re on! No Awful Green Things were harmed in the making...

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Episode 6: Classic Traveller by GDW

Episode 6: Classic Traveller by GDW

Welcome to the Far Future as only 1977 can bring it to you! In this show the Halfling trio covers the granddaddy of all space-traveling Sci-Fi games, Traveller by Marc Miller and Game Designers’ Workshop. Starships, aliens, (non-light) saber-fighting (?), and death during character generation – You get it all!       Links mentioned in this show: Chris “Clangador” Yoder’s Passing...

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Episode 4: Cyborg Commando

Episode 4: Cyborg Commando

This 1987 RPG, produced by Gary Gygax and Frank Mentzer with Kim Mohan, has a reputation in the gaming hobby as one of the worst RPGs ever designed. But is it really that bad? Your determined Save for Halfling DMs take a dive into this game and see if it lives up to its reputation or is instead a gem in the rough! Links mentioned in this show: Designers & Dragons – Evil Hat Productions New Infinities Productions history on...

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