I have no current plans to review it unless I get a few requests. It's not so much that I find the idea of torture in an RPG as repulsive, as it often can further a story line, but I'm not sure how comfortable I am with a game system built around the concept. Torture should make players (or the GM) uncomfortable and turning it into a game mechanic trivializes that in my eyes.
Or maybe I'm wrong - maybe giving it a mechanic keeps it from turning into some weird slasher flick D&D session.
There's an in-depth look at it from one of the reviewers up on RPGNow.
Now, as for the cover image that is used - calling it politically incorrect is probably an understatement (and I really don't care much about "political correctness" in general). As for the torture aspect of the image - I suspect the victim is dead and doesn't know it yet.
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