Spirit of the Century presents Dinocalypse Now! When the Century Club is called in to prevent the assassination of FDR, it's just another day on the job - but what they discover puts not just the President, but the entire world in jeopardy. With psychic dinosaurs taking over Manhattan and beyond,... show more
Spirit of the Century presents Dinocalypse Now! When the Century Club is called in to prevent the assassination of FDR, it's just another day on the job - but what they discover puts not just the President, but the entire world in jeopardy. With psychic dinosaurs taking over Manhattan and beyond, it's up to Sally Slick, Jet Black, Mack Silver, and the other Centurions to save humanity - from extinction!
Publish date: May 2012
Publisher: Evil Hat Productions, LLC
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Role Playing Games
, Alternate History
Series: Dinocalypse Trilogy (#1)
Or Disappointing Us Now as I have re-titled it. It appears that Wendig has a background in the games industry and that this book is based on a tabletop roleplaying game. This is seems to make sense considering Wendig's strengths and weaknesses as a story teller as evidenced here. The big plus ...
I haven't yet read the Fate Core rule book so I can't claim to fully understand the rules laid out in the secrets of cats, but the setting and flavour come through very clear. A mix between the moster-of-the-week style stories of shows like the x-files or supernatural, and the stylings of the musica...
After receiving a tip that FDR is going to be assassinated, the Century Club spring into action, only to find they've been led into a trap! Psychic dinosaurs invade the world from seven dimensional portals, led by Khan, the Conqueror Ape, and his simian horde! But who is pulling Khan's strings? A...
I didn't have a clue about Dinocalypse Now's connection to a role playing game until after reading it. It wouldn't have impacted my reaction to the story, though looking back, I kind of see how the constant action and outlandish characters would lend themselves to that kind of game. Spirit of the Ce...
The last couple of chapters dragged me in until the end of the book and I couldn't reading.It was pretty cool to see my name in the kickstarter credits.