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Vote for Atomic Highway and R.A.D.!
If you want Atomic Highway or R.A.D. to win an ENnie Award, please vote for us! It is your support that counts, and your vote that matters in the ENnies! Visit and make your voice heard, and if any of your friends really enjoy the game, give them a nudge that way too. You know you want to. 😉
Atomic Highway Nominated for ENnie Award!

Atomic Highway has been nominated for the Best Rules ENnie Award 2010! R.A.D. is humbled and excited by this news, and is proud to be recognized among so many other excellent games! The full listing can be seen here:
The Fan Choice award for Best Publisher is also up for grabs, so if you want to vote for us, you can do so here:
Atomic Highway Nominated for Indie RPG Awards 2009
As if the ENnie wasn’t stunning enough on its own, Atomic Highway has also been listed for the Indie RPG 2009 Awards. Suffice to say, R.A.D. is awed and gobsmacked! The listing of fantastic entries can be seen here:
Your ION Guard Illustrated!
To celebrate the success of the BASH edition of ION Guard, and the impending release of the ICONS edition, Jess is offering his services as an illustrator to depict your ION Guard! Your character can look this cool for only $15!
What do you need to do? Contact Jess via e-mail at orc_chief_jess[at]hotmail[dot]com with details of what you want your ION Guard to look like (and how you want their standard uniform styled), and he’ll give you the details for the Paypal payment as well as discuss which image format and resolution you’d prefer.
The image will belong to you (it’s your character after all), and I can testify that Jess is awesome and easy to communicate and work with.
ION Guard – BASH! Edition now available on RPGNow & DriveThruRPG!
Well? What are you waiting for? Buy it at DriveThruStuff!
Web Enhancement 4 for Atomic Highway has been updated
Head over to the Freebies page for the latest download: The Steel Beak & Flesh Ivy.
Coming in August!

ION Guard
ION Guard Cover (low res)
The Intergalactic Ordinance Network (ION) Guard is a heroic peacekeeping organization that has served to protect and defend the intelligent species of the many sectors of the Universe for the last billion years.
Dedicated to protecting sapient races against disaster, villainy, and intergalactic criminality, the ION Guard is a force for justice with an illustrious history, whose members have acted as investigators, peacekeepers, law enforcers, mediators, defenders, and aid workers throughout the Universe.
Each Guardsman — wearing the iconic golden ION Fist that has become synonymous with justice for many intergalactic inhabitants — is a cosmic powerhouse, capable of bringing the vast forces of an artificially harnessed singularity to bear against the enemies of peace, justice, and life.
Throughout the Universe they strive against evil and darkness. Though powerful, they are spread all too thin: they are but small lights, beacons of hope in the vast darkness enfolding the stars.
To be a Guardsman is to serve the Universe and a cause far greater than any one individual. To be a Guardsman is to wield incredible power with awesome responsibility. To be a Guardsman is to bravely face tremendous foes and staggering odds, no matter how overwhelming, when fighting the good fight.
Let evil fear the ION Guard!
ION Guard is the first issue of the ION Space line of licensed supplements for ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying by Adamant Entertainment! ION Space will introduce alien species and empires, interplanetary organizations, and galactic empires, and cosmic threats. Each ION Space issue may be slotted into your existing ICONS campaign individually, or woven together to provide a vast and expanding outer space setting for your heroes to explore…and defend!
ION Guard is also being produced for Basic Action Games!’ BASH! Ultimate Edition RPG –
ION Guard BASH Cover (low res)
ICONS and associated marks and logos are trademarks of Steve Kenson and Adamant Entertainment, and are used under license. See for more information on ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying.
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Factors to consider when choosing a modeling agency

Many people assume that modeling is an easy task and that it is an easy ground for scams and illegitimacy. While some agencies can be questioned, there are many credible agencies out there, and it may take hard work and determination to get them. This article has compiled some of the most important considerations that should be put in mind when looking for an agency that suits.

Tips for choosing a modeling agency

Research on the agencies

As we have mentioned above, there are plenty of credible agencies that could help you to grow in your career. Therefore, if you want to thrive, do not hesitate to do your research on the free companies. Look at the different modeling agencies through their websites and check the services that they offer. Do not forget to look at the reviews from the models that have worked with the agencies before and see how their experience was with them. A successful project with them is an indication of how good they are.

Do not believe everything you hear

Not all good agencies will have 100% good reviews. This is because many critics may have the intentions of defaming a good company. Therefore, you have to be smart while in the comments section. Sieve through the comments and distinguish between the true reviews from the false ones from internet trolls. To confirm the comments, you can go to the agency yourself and talk to the people there. That will give you first-hand experience with them, and if you are a good judge of character, you will know what kind of an agency they are.

Type of talent agency

When looking for an agency, ensure that you have confirmed about the type of talent that they cover and if they suit your needs. Different agencies offer different opportunities, therefore, find out if the agency that you want to choose offers the opportunities that suit your needs and style. Look at their past projects so that you can have an idea of what shoots to expect and if they suit your style.

Enquire about the bookers’ expertise

Most agencies will often have interviews with their models. Take that opportunity to find out about the bookers. Find out if they have specialized in your area of expertise. Very few companies will offer an immediate opportunity. This is because they need to take their time to review and liaise you with the area that they feel suits you best.


Reasons for using a modeling agency

Some models may not see the need of using a modeling agency but it is very essential to be enrolled in one if you want to sky rocket your career. In addition to enhancing your career, they provide safety to their models. The internet has opened up many opportunities for everyone including models but it has also exposed them to many dangers. This article outlines why as a model it is important to be represented by a legitimate agency

Importance of models using agencies

They ensure you are safe

A legitimate agency will often have solid established relationships with their clients. Therefore, the agency will know who you are working with, where you are working and most importantly, your safety is of primary concern to them therefore they will always address it. Most agencies screen and verify the people that their models are working with to ensure that they are in safe hands. This is unlike a model that is in charge of their own. Meeting people to work with via the internet blindly is a risky undertaking because sometimes they may not be genuine and they may mean more harm than good.

More job opportunities

Some of the top brands and clients use agencies to get models to work for them. Therefore, enrolling in agency exposes you to more job opportunities as compared to models that are not in any agency. For instance, if you are a good model, you could be recommended to these top brands and that is how easy you get a booking. Being in the vicinity of the models, agents, bookers and other influential bodies will increase your chances of getting good jobs and deals.

International exposure

The modeling agencies can represent their models in different markets. It is not uncommon for scouts for modeling agencies to visit different parts of the world to get models who they feel that they have potential. Even if you are in a local location, the scouts will often move around in search of new faces. Furthermore, most of the good models are recognized by being at the right place at the right time.

You will get paid what you deserve

When working with a professional agency, they will ensure that you get paid for what you have worked for. The agencies know how much each and every job and they have their share of experience with the clients. Therefore, they will ensure that there is a contract with guidelines that will be followed by both parties.