Burtacamoose is a guy that likes to write. Whenever someone will let him, or better yet pay him, he’ll write. Sometimes, he even blathers on at his own site,, between writing his novels and short stories. As a member of the thirty-something generation of gamers, he enjoys retro-titles, platformers, RPGs, shooters, puzzles, word games, and things that are flat out weird. He has been writing for HeyPoorPlayer since early 2011. Favorite Game: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

While You’re Waiting For Cyberpunk 2077

Learn more about the roots of Cyberpunk 2077 by looking back to the hit 1988 RPG title, Cyberpunk 2020!       My name’s Burtacamoose, and I’m a Cyberpunk fan.   Like many of you, I’m looking forward to diving into Cyberpunk 2077. For me, however, it goes a…

Vampire the Masquerade Pre-Alpha Playtest Available

Beast I am, lest a beast I become. Five times over. Bela Lugosi is dead, and so am I…   It was announced at the 2016 Grand Masquerade (a huge, annual Vampire LARP event) that a fifth edition of the original Vampire: the Masquerade (VtM) was coming in the wake of their V20 release in…

Virology Book Review

When Frank put a copy of Virology (written by Ren Warom) in my hands and asked me for a review, I jumped. Despite not having read Virology's predecessor, Escapeology, I gave this a go and... well, read more to find out!

Unknown Armies Book Three: Reveal Review (Tabletop)

You’ve Got an Unknown Armies Group. Now Throw the Book At Them. So, you read the last two articles about Unknown Armies. You have assembled a group of magical weirdos. You’ve got your pencils, your papers, your dice. But what you have now might not be enough. The first of…
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Unknown Armies Book Two: Run Review (Tabletop)

So you want to play Unknown Armies… A while back, we reviewed the first of three books for running Unknown Armies, a roleplaying game from Atlas Games. It’s focus is on a bizarre, modern-day take on magic. Given how interesting the first book was, I couldn’t help but tear through the…

Unplugged: Unknown Armies – Third Edition (Play)

Everyone knows there’s something that’s just wrong in this world…   Sometimes, weird things just happen. You’ll find yourself walking home one night and suddenly, it’s raining frogs. There’s this guy on the corner who yells crazy shit while you’re on your lunch break, but every so often something comes true…

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