Macstorm gets the high score by far, but Bainick is the one to receive the prize. Staff held the top three positions, and Bainick, in fourth place, has the high score among readers in a narrow victory. Complete results are available on the contest page.
Today is a bit of a short column, as I didn't find a lot of news or recent releases. We have a hall of fame submission from Xanalith, who tells us how they found a difficult opponent's weakness, and that's pretty much it for this week. The column awaits!
Gaming Tip of the Week
"Most opponents have a weak point, and sometimes it's the obvious one."
White Wolf Publishing is giving fans a chance to create full official versions of bloodlines hinted at in the core rulebook of Vampire: The Requiem. Writing submissions from The Chosen Contest will be included in the upcoming supplement Bloodlines: The Chosen, due out in 2007. Those interested in participating can find details here. The deadline for the first phase of the contest will be no earlier than September 25; White Wolf may extend the deadline if it chooses. Winning entries will be illustrated and given symbols; winning authors will receive author's credit and contributor's copies of the book. They may also be offered work as a contracted freelance writer.
Morrigan Press has announced this week that it is beginning design work for the fifth edition of Talislanta Fantasy Roleplaying Game. It has an expected release date of 2007, allowing it to launch before the RPG's twentieth anniversary. The company is assuring fans that all fourth edition products will be compatible with the fifth edition; the biggest change will be a new character creation system. The game's website will receive a major overhaul as the release of the fifth edition approaches, offering sneak peeks and sampler documents for the new product.