Beautiful Noise

I don’t watch a lot of documentaries about music because more often than not they are pretty boring historical documents filled with praise and talking heads. Beautiful Noise I wanted to see because it is the first documentary that tries to collect and make sense of a genre I love: the legendary noise and shoegazer bands of the 80’s and 90’s.

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Castles & Crusades Players Handbook 6th Printing

This review of the Castles & Crusaded Players Handbook 6th Printing is only based on the pdf delivered as part of my pledge in the recent Troll Lord Games’ Kickstarter-campaign.

In May last year Troll Lord Games made a highly successful Kickstarter-campaign which goal was to update the last printing of their Castles & Crusades roleplaying game. I followed the campaign with some interest because I have been looking for a fantasy ruleset that could easily be used with D&D modules from the 70’s to the latest Pathfinder and OSR modules of today. There are several other clones of D&D that will do this for you (and I own several of them), but Castles & Crusades looked to be faithful to the roots of rpgs, and still have a updated feel to it. Especially the modularity of the system appealed to me. I ended up backing the Kickstarter, and even put down the money for lots of add ons.

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