Role Playing Games

By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 28th, 2015
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Paizo, mostly known for the Pathfinder game, has made a deal with French company Gob In Tux to bring their RPG games and novels to a North American audience. The first release will be Polaris, a sci-fi game set in an undersea world. The core rulebook (400 pages) will be released this October. Later w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 27th, 2015
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Shades of Vengeance has a Kickstarter campaign up and running for Era: Lyres, their new fantasy tabletop RPGs. Though this one’s a touch different. You don’t actually go out adventuring. Instead, your characters are safe (or, hopefully they’re safe, depending on the story they tell)...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 27th, 2015
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Smoke and Mirrors Games is running a Kickstarter for Cartomancy, their new game that’s a bit of everything. There’s an RPG, a card game, and a toolbox for creating encounters, worlds, and characters. They bill the game as “RPGs if Gary Gygax had been obsessed with cards.” You ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 26th, 2015
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Modiphius has announced some new big names who are attached to work on their Conan game. For the gamebook covers, they’ve got Ken Kelly and Tomas Giorello joining the team. For writing is also growing with Thomas M Reid, Monical Valentinelli, Kevin Ross, Lou Agresta, and Scott Oden. They’...
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In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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Järnringen is running an Indiegogo campaign to bring their Symbaroum fantasy RPG to an English-speaking audience. The game is D20-driven, but there are certain mechanics that make it unique, such as having the players handle all the dice-rolling, which gives the DM more time to focus on narrative and...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 26th, 2015
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Gale Force Nine has some new Elemental Evil previews they’re showing off. First, don’t let the players know what you’re doing with their new DM screen. Gotta keep those notes secret. Next up are new Spell Cards to help you keep track of your spells available and their various effect...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 25th, 2015
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Fearlight takes you to the smokey/foggy streets of London during the time of Sherlock Holmes. But Sherlock’s not around at the moment, and Dr. Watson is in need of some assistance. He turns to you to help solve some of the most baffling crimes. The game is now available in electronic format, fo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. The previous weekend is as far away as the next one is. Some comment about camels. Hopefully the week has been treating you well. Anyway, we’ve got some of those bite-sized stories to give you. In this installment there’s: Angry Mojo Games opens u...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Darkplane is a new campaign setting compatible with the new 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons (though the book is pretty rules-light, so you could theoretically adapt it to whatever system you had in mind). It’s currently up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. And loved they ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 23rd, 2015
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It’s Never Dark Enough (or INDE to their friends) is running a Kickstarter campaign for Shattered, their new dark steampunk RPG game and setting. The world was destroyed 3000 years ago (as it tends to do), and now your characters must go and adventure in the world born anew. As for those charac...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 23rd, 2015
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Knight Errant Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Heroes’ Tears, their new fantasy rpg setting. Along with that, they want to launch a website that’ll help with character creation and encounter-making. The world is a low-magic one. So not everyone’s going to be slinging spel...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Mar 19th, 2015
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Privateer Press has released their Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Adventure Kit (you could say that the kit, itself, has been unleashed). Inside you’ll find all you need to get some games of the IKRPG going (with an emphasis on the Hordes sides of the Iron Kingdoms). There’s an abridged rulebook...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 19th, 2015
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Grenade Punch Games has launched a Kickstarter for Neon Sanctum, their new card-driven sci-fi RPG game and setting. The cards are designed to help in every aspect of the game, from character stats, to gear, to special moves. As such, it’s very easy to get new players into the game. You can down...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 18th, 2015
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Wizards of the Coast is all about giving players the options they need to make the characters they want. To tie-in with the Elemental Evil Encounters Season that starts today, they’ve posted up a free-to-download Player’s Companion with some new elemental-themed options. Want to create a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 18th, 2015
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Impact! Miniatures took a bit of a break from them for a while, but now they’ve launched another Kickstarter campaign. This time it’s expanding their Chibi Dungeon Monster range. And it seems people are excited about it, since they’ve already made it up and over their funding goal. ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 17th, 2015
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Wyrd Games lets us know what their releases are going to be for the next couple months. They’ve got their Malifaux releases posted (3 for March, 7 for April, 8 for May, 7 for June). Later this summer, they’ll have Darkness Comes Rattling, their new cooperative board game in the Malifaux w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 14th, 2015
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Saturday night’s alright for fightin’… orcs, and zombies, and evil robots, and elves, and any other sort of nasty you can think of. Saturday’s also the day for rounding up all the reviews we found over the past week and presenting them to you. In this batch, we have reviews of...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 11th, 2015
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New Realms Publishing sets off for further adventures with their Module #2, Scourge of the Scurvlings. Good with any fantasy RPG rules set, the module comes with set-up cards, monster cards, gold and loot cards, and location description cards. It’s everything you could need to get your party go...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 11th, 2015
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Gale Force 9 is showing off some new accessories they have in store for the upcoming Elemental Evil D&D books that are coming out. They have things like a DM screen as well as some new miniatures to coincide with what you’ll find in the book. Will your players make it through? From the pre...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 11th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. And at the time of this posting, it’s halfway through the workday. It’s like the Wednesday of hours on the Wednesday of days. If only it were the 15th of the month, too. Then it’d be the Wednesday of the month on the Wednesday of the week on...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 10th, 2015
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Modiphius has unlocked their Thunderbirds RPG on their Thunderbirds board game Kickstarter campaign. Now, not only can you play as the heroes on the gaming table, but you can actually RP in the world as well. With designs by Timothy Brown and Cam Banks, this will be an interesting, and fun, addition ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 10th, 2015
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Kenzer & Co. are giving away the first installment of their new Viking/Norse setting, the Blood-Clans of Jorikk. This new RPG setting takes players to a fantastical Scandinavian-inspired land where beards have magnificent braids, forests are dark, deep, and snow-covered, and when you’d lik...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 5th, 2015
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Onyx Path Publishing has released the 2nd edition of the popular RPG, Werewolf: The Forsaken. Originally released by White Wolf, Onyx Path picks up where the story left off. The idigam, spirits from beyond prehistory, are loose, and it’s up to you and your pack to stop them. So put down that mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 4th, 2015
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Shadowcraft is a new fantasy/spy RPG that’s up on Kickstarter. The game uses the Fate system, but modified for a high-magic world. It’s Spy vs. Spy, but with Gandalf as the spy masters. The campaign is about 3/5 of the way to their goal with still 11 days to go on the clock. From the [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 4th, 2015
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Third Eye Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for AMP: Year Two, a continuation of their AMP RPG game. Headed into 2016, the world of AMP is ever-evolving, with new plots and dangers to face your super-powered characters. The game’s already over the funding goal with still 31 days on the cl...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 4th, 2015
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Critical Hit Media is running a Kickstarter campaign for Beasties & Bygones, their Raunchy Comedy RPG book, available in either 3.5 OGL or Dungeon World format. Don’t take your game too seriously, as you play satirical versions of classic fantasy classes and races. You can even check out a...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 2nd, 2015
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One Page Rules has gone a little crazy and has 9 new projects they’re working on. The first versions of their 1pApocalypse, 1pDeadzone, 1pSAGA, Double Tap, Dungeons & Glory, Modular Terrain, Orion’s Gate, Play Tokens, and True Lead rules and game accessories have been posted on their websi...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 1st, 2015
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It’s a drizzly Sunday here in Atlanta. But I’ve got gumbo simmering on the stovetop and a batch of fresh cookies. So all is well. Anyway, here’s a couple of the bite-sized stories we’ve come across in the past few days. Below the fold we’ve got: Microworld Games Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 28th, 2015
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S-a-t-u-r-d-a-y, Night! Ok, so it’s not exactly “night” yet… unless you’re East of here. So those of you in Europe might consider it night. I’m getting off track. Anyway, it’s Saturday and hopefully you’re getting your gaming groove on. We’ve got ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 25th, 2015
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Skirmisher Publishing released Wisdom From the Wasteland issue 50 for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue talks about how not every artifact you come across is going to be the greatest possible, or the worst possible. So they’ve got various qualities you can put on your artifacts ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 25th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced their next source book for the End of the World. This time, you need to survive against the various deities that might end the world. From the Norse, to the Mayans, to Cthulhu. The game is different because the character you make is you, yourself. Source From the po...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 25th, 2015
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New Realms Publishing has released their Game Master’s Guide to Friends. No, this isn’t a guide for the socially awkward and how they can find other friends. This is about bringing comrades, followers, informants, and so forth into your gaming campaigns. It’s not game-specific, so y...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2015
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BoardGameGeek posted up their winners for their 2014 Golden Geek Awards. Spoiler: Splendor won Board Game of the Year. How did your favorite game do? Check out all the results below. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 24th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has released their Fly Casual sourcebook for the Star Wars RPG. Now you can be the “cool one” in your gaming group, playing the sly smuggler, just trying to get some credits while the big, Imperial government is trying to keep you down. Yes, now you can be the charact...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 18th, 2015
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The week’s half-over. There’s a chance for more ice here in Atlanta. And it’s some for some more of the bite-sized stories we’ve found over the past couple days. This time we’ve got: Sector Commander Announces Kickstarter Launch Date, ACP Games Running Vanir Drop Ship Ki...