Author: Shawn Walsh



What do you get when you mix Kurosawa’s samurai films & anthropomorphic animals?

December 5, 2017 |
You get Stan Sakai’s legendary anthropomorphic rabbit character, Usagi Yojimbo (兎用心棒 Usagi Yōjinbō, literally Japanese for “rabbit bodyguard”). Based upon the real life legendary 17th century samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, this deliciously rambling and expansive period fantasy Keep Reading »

Tired of the Same Old Fantasy Role Playing Games?

November 24, 2017 |
Take your game night to 2nd century China, 5th century Scandinavia, and feudal Japan with Qin, Yggdrasill, & Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Games. Qin: The Warring States Qin is set in Ancient China, Keep Reading »

If you like “Firefly”, then you might enjoy East of West.

November 2, 2017 |
East Of West by Jonathan Hickman East of West is a genre bending, character-driven story set in Sci-Fi western dystopian America where the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth signaling the End Times Keep Reading »

An asteroid impacts Earth, forever changing life on our planet. Only the object wasn’t an asteroid…

October 13, 2017 |
The Domain Trilogy by  Steve Alten Archaeologist Julius Gabriel devoted his life to studying the Mayan calendar, a 2500-year-old enigma that predicts the end of humanity. But when Julius dies before solving the prophecy, only one person Keep Reading »

In a culture saturated with countless superheroes, try this throwback to when pulp comics were king.

September 2, 2017 |
Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham After a tragic encounter with an artifact known as “The Dreamstone,” infamous treasure hunter and a dashing adventurer Fabian Gray was possessed Keep Reading »

Imagine if sunlight burned you alive!

August 21, 2017 |
Eclipse by Zack Kaplan Imagine if sunlight burned you alive.  In the near future, a mysterious solar event has transformed the sun’s light into deadly immolating rays. The world of Eclipse takes place 10 years after Keep Reading »

Are you safe in the Metro?

August 9, 2017 |
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky It’s 2033 and the human race has obliterated itself. A few thousand survivors managed to get underground into the Moscow metro to escape the radiation, and there is no way Keep Reading »

Meddling Kids: The Scooby Gang Grows Up?

July 27, 2017 |
Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero Meddling Kids is a nostalgic, subversive, and adult play on teen detective archetypes like the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, & Scooby-Doo, and it delivers an offbeat, entertaining celebration of horror Keep Reading »

Ready player one: Read it before you watch it!

July 26, 2017 |
READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline In 2045, the real world is a bleak place.  Climate change has caused a global energy crisis.  Poverty, famine, disease, and wars plague every continent.  So who can blame Keep Reading »

Dorothy Must Die

July 5, 2017 |
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Dirt-poor “Salvation Amy” Gumm lives in a trailer park, effectively parenting her alcoholic mom (her dad ran off years ago), who seems to care more about her pet rat, Keep Reading »