Monthly Archives: February 2018

Upvoted: Funcom is publishing a videogame adaptation of Modiphius’ Mutant: Year Zero. via /r/rpg

Funcom is publishing a videogame adaptation of Modiphius’ Mutant: Year Zero.

The cinematic trailer.

Official site with some more stuff.

From a team including former designers of HITMAN and PAYDAY comes Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, a tactical adventure game that combines the turn-based combat of XCOM with a real-time stealth and exploration of a post-human world reclaimed by nature… and Mutants.

Of course the world ends.

It was just a question of time. Extreme climate change, global economic crisis, a lethal pandemic, and increasing tension between old and new superpowers. For the first time since 1945 nuclear weapons were used in armed conflict. Mushroom clouds rose from east to west before the dust settled.

Now it’s over and the Earth is still. Nature has invaded ruined cities. Wind sweeps through empty streets, turned into graveyards.

The humans are all gone. Scavenging through the remains of civilization are the Mutants, deformed humanoids and animals alike, searching for salvation or just something to eat. To survive, you and your companions must venture out to explore the Zone.

Maybe one day you will find the Eden of legends, the ancients’ haven in the middle of hell. That’s where truth awaits, the stories say. Maybe you will find your answers there.

Then again, maybe it’s all bullshit.


Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is the ultimate fix for your tactical strategy addiction. Dive into a deep, turn-based, tactical combat system inspired by the XCOM games.


Journey through a post-human world of abandoned cities, crumbling highways, and overgrown countryside. Check back at the Ark, a neon-bathed oasis of ill repute and questionable characters, to restock your supplies and plan out your next adventure.


A duck with an attitude problem and a boar with anger issues; these aren’t your typical heroes. Get to know Dux, Bormin, Selma, and many other characters each with their own unique personality and deranged perspective on the world and their situation.


Sneak through shadows to avoid conflict or to catch enemies unaware. Real-time stealth allows you full control of approach: sneak into an enemy camp, position the team of Mutants to your advantage, and gain the element of surprise.


Unlock new mutations and abilities for your Mutants, such as Selma’s Stoneskin, Bormin’s Charge, and Dux‘ uncanny ability to sneak into a camp full of enemies unnoticed, despite being a 4-foot tall walking, talking duck with a crossbow.


Use the environment to your advantage. Stay out of floodlights, hide from line of sight, or just blast down fully destructible walls and buildings and wreak utter havoc.


From makeshift slingshots to high-powered rifles and top hats to police vests, make sure you equip your Mutants for the dangers ahead. Nothing says post-human quite like a mutated boar in spiked metal armor charging at you with a blunderbuss in his hands.

Submitted February 28, 2018 at 10:41AM by megazver
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Upvoted: My newbie girlfriend kills it (D&D 5E) via /r/DnD

My newbie girlfriend kills it (D&D 5E)

Decided to start playing again with some friends that were interested but needed a little guidance. So I decided to DM and wrote a small campaign. All of these dudes and dudettes have easily either played D&D before and/or experienced with how a RPG works. Come game day my girlfriend being a good sport decides she wants to tag along and possibly play. She has never really played any video games and had zero understanding of how the game worked but all of our friends are babes and they begged her to play with us. She took to it like a natural. She wanted to be a magic user, so we pushed her in the direction of sorcerer (thinking it would be easier than wizard for first time player) Not only does she see cohesiveness in spells she picked up pretty quick that she should choose a "theme" for her character. She out RP's most of the people and comes up with great ideas for the party. "Taken to it like a pig in shit" D&D really does bring people together really well.

Submitted February 28, 2018 at 09:33AM by docorsatan
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