News — Planescape

A walk with Monte & Tony through Planescape: The Planewalker's Handbook

Planescape Robh Ruppel Tony DiTerlizzi TSR

Today, I’m going to take a look at the artwork from the Planescape: The Planewalker’s Handbook supplement. Written by the newly sainted gaming genius Monte Cook, this 159 page book details a great deal of incredible little things concerning the planes as they appear in the Planescape Campaign Setting, but to me the artwork is always the most fun.With a cover done by Robh Ruppel the book starts off with a bang. Robh’s style is strong, and his muted colors blend well with the darkness of the setting. In this particular piece he draws on his inner M.C. Escher to...

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Planescape: The Factol's Manifesto is a beautiful addition to an already stunning setting from old TSR

Planescape Tony DiTerlizzi TSR

Planescape… certainly a setting that is seemingly filled with endless in possibility. I well remember the first time I saw it, way back in probably 1996 as I’d just gone to work at a B. Dalton Bookseller in Bradenton Florida and came upon these beautiful boxed sets in the gaming section.It didn’t take me long to use my employee discount on them, and today I’m going to take a look at The Factol’s Manifesto.Produced in 1995 and designed by Dori Jean Hein, Tim Beach, and J.M. Salsbury this book covers all the various Factions of the City of Doors and...

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Planscape: The art of the Modron March

Planescape R.K. Post TSR

When people who know artists think about Planescape, they typically think of Tony DiTerlizzi.  That makes sense, as he pretty much made his name as a fantasy artist with this TSR product line, but certainly he wasn’t the only artist to participate in it. Today, I’m going to look at another artist who helped define a small piece of the game, R.K. Post.  Now certainly Post isn’t known for Planescape, as Magic the Gathering is his bread and butter, but he did do some great work for many TSR products as one of the final members of the TSR ‘pit’...

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