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News: Covers, Adventure Editing, Reviews, and Project Updates!

M.C. Chill and the ILL-Lith-Kid!

I don’t know if writing a news update of what we’re working on is a sign of “making it” in some form or it’s because of our incredible egos. But we’ve been pumping out products on Dungeon Masters Guild at

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Head Shot Zombie Action Roleplaying Looks Better Than Ever

Zombies! (Pages from HEAD SHOT!)

UPDATED 4/21/17 – Back in June of 2016, neuronphaser.com released the zombie apocalypse action roleplaying game HEAD SHOT! for the Cortex Plus system, made famous by Margaret Weis’ Firefly RPG, Marvel Heroic RPG, Smallville, and Leverage. It received some good

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Cortex Plus finds a new home with designer Cam Banks

Margaret Weis Productions logo with the new Magic Vacuum logo

November 1, 2016 – Margaret Weis Productions has announced that Magic Vacuum Design Studio — Cortex Plus designer Cam Banks’ new RPG design house — will take over the design, development, and publishing of all Cortex Plus and Cortex Classic

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Review: Fantasy Roleplaying – An Omnibus of Opponents

Fantasy Roleplaying: An Omnibus of Opponents

Fantasy Roleplaying: An Omnibus of Opponents by Blackwing Productions (Jeremy Puckett) is a fantastic addition to the Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying line, bringing over a 100 new monsters to the game with great mechanics and showing off an awesome mix

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Review: Fantasy Roleplaying – A Registry of Rules

Fantasy Roleplaying: A Registry of Rules

Fantasy Roleplaying: A Registry of Rules by Blackwing Productions (Jeremy Puckett’s publishing company) is a fantastic supplement for a woefully under-appreciated game line. It provides a full complement of add-ons and some tweaks to re-balance core materials for different play

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Cortex Plus Cheat Sheets Now Available at DriveThruRPG

Cortex Plus Cheat Sheets

The Cortex Plus Cheat Sheets have been released, bringing you flexible and editable cheat sheets for all three flavors of Cortex Plus that appear in the Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide: Action Roleplaying, Dramatic Roleplaying, and Fantasy Heroic Roleplaying! Check out

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Get the Character Sheet for HEAD SHOT!

Head Shot Character Sheet (click for the PDF version)

Article updated 2/13/17 to account for new HEAD SHOT! art & layout! If you’re one of the fine folks that purchased HEAD SHOT! A Zombie Apocalypse Hack for Cortex Plus Action Roleplaying via DriveThruRPG, you probably just got an update

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HEAD SHOT! Zombie Apocalypse Action Roleplaying is Now Available on DriveThruRPG

HEAD SHOT! A Zombie Apocalypse Hack for Cortex Plus Action Roleplaying

Check it out on DriveThruRPG! When the dead return, hungry for brains, smart folk know that the only way to stay alive is to stick together. HEAD SHOT! Zombie Apocalypse Action Roleplaying is a Cortex Plus Action hack focusing on the

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Brainstorming: Zombie Apocalypse for Cortex Plus Action

Zombe Apocalypse: Preparation Level Genius

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time: how would you run a Zombie Apocalypse in the Cortex Plus family of games? Every time it comes up, the ineffable Cam Banks — who may or may not have had

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Vampire: The Masquerade: Relationship Chart Chronicles

Relationship chart

Maybe it was just the people I gamed with during the late 90’s and early 2000’s, but whenever a Vampire: The Masquerade (and later, The Requiem) chronicle came up, it became very clear that the Storyteller Characters of [insert current city] were

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