Role Playing Games

By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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The week is coming to an end. What do you have planned for your weekend? I’ve got some new review articles I’ll be working on. It’s been really exciting playing some of these new games. Anyway, there’s been a bunch of bite-sized stories coming across my desk, so it’s tim...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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Darkraven Games is running sort of a double-Kickstarter all in one. They’re looking to fund both a Cthulhu-Fantasy and Horror Music soundscapes sets. Bring some atmosphere to your gaming sessions (because blasting Foreigner during your fantasy RPG group just isn’t cutting it… unless...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ultimum is back up on Kickstarter. They’ve regrouped, reconfigured, and relaunched their campaign for their sci-fi tabletop RPG. Players adventure on an Earth in the far future where new sentient creatures and aliens bring unique situations to the sessions. Players will also help determine the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2015
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R.A. Salvatore, the world-famous author, is running a Kickstarter campaign for his DemonWars: Allheart RPG. A continuation of his DemonWars RPG series, the game expands the story of the world as well as a new character class (the Knight), and new game systems like jousting. The campaign still has 22 ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2015
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Late Knight Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for MajiMonsters, their monster-catching RPG. Sort of a more grown-up Pokemon sort of thing, players look to catch MajiMonsters, which were created by ancient wizards for hidden purposes. They’re around 1/3 funded, but with still 28 days left ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 24th, 2015
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We’ve got another Saturday here on TGN and that means a collection of the review stories we found throughout the week. What are others saying about the games you’re interested in playing? Read on to find out. This time we’ve got reviews (and a couple previews) for games/models like:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Goodman Games are in their final couple days on Kickstarter. Their book, Grimtooth’s Ultimate Traps, collects all 5 volumes of Grimtooth’s Traps into one 460-page place. Want to really get at your players? Just set some of these incredibly diabolical traps in your dungeon and watch them g...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Skirmisher Publishing has released issue 49 of Wisdom From the Wastelands for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue continues their series on Superscience artifacts. These pieces were designed for Mutant Future, but can be easily ported over to other RPG systems of your choice. Source Fro...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2015
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Aegis Studios gives you dungeon masters what you all crave: more monsters. Their Bestiary II for their Fantasy8s game is now available. Granted, since the Crazy 8s system is pretty universal, you could theoretically use these creatures in any game or setting you’re playing using those rules. Ju...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 20th, 2015
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Death Spiral is running a Kickstarter campaign for Sleeper, their new sci-fi RPG setting and system. In Sleeper, players play as remnants from a secret super-soldier project created during the Cold War. Never actually used, the agents are now left in a world that doesn’t really know what to do ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 19th, 2015
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Sol is a new tabletop RPG that’s looking for funding over on Kickstarter. Like many, this game wants to bring “role playing” back to “role playing game” and has a system of rules designed to let you create what you want, rather than cage you in with just what you’r...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 17th, 2015
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As you read this, I’m out playing D&D with my friends. I’m taking my new bard out for a spin. Hopefully, “we’ll hide behind the pile of dead bards!” isn’t uttered halfway through the adventure… hopefully… But anyway, on to the review round-up! This...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jan 15th, 2015
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Wyrd has posted up their January and February release schedule over on their website. For January, they have the Through the Breach Multi-part kits for both males and females. Need to make your own, custom mini for their RPG? Now you can. The Through the Breach releases continue in February with thei...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 14th, 2015
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Aegis Studios knows some of the most-interesting story lines from comics are the “what if” and “alternate universe” stories, where you take pre-established characters, change things around a little bit, and see how they go. Well, they’ve got their Superstring Multiverse ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 8th, 2015
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WizKids has announced a new set of pre-painted plastic minis. These are Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 1. The box contains 6 miniatures (5 heroes and an animal companion) that represent famous heroes from the Pathfinder world. Minis include: Valeros, Seelah, Seoni, Sajan, Lini and her animal c...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 8th, 2015
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Roll20 is the most-popular online RPG virtual tabletop, with over 700k players. The website supports any format you can think of, but which ones are the ones being played the most? Well, The Orr Group, creators of Roll20, has previously reported on what systems are most popular being used on the site...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 31st, 2014
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Troll Lord wants to ring in the new year in style. They’ve been more than 5x funded in their Aihrde RPG setting Kickstarter, but want to get even further. So if they can break $25k by midnight tonight, they’ll add in a free adventure to all backers. They’ve got less than $4k to go t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Aegis Studios brings out more for their Crazy8s rpg system with the release of Mecha8s. Who doesn’t love giant powered armor suits battling it out against one-another? If you just said “me.” then… you’re kinda lame, but that’s alright. We love you, anyway. The Mech...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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The Game Publishers Guild is a group of small, independent role-playing game publishers who have banded together in order to help strengthen their overall forces in this topsy-turvy world of gaming. Initially created by Aaron Huss of Mystical Throne Entertainment, the 7 charter members (Arcanum Syndi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2014
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New Realms Publishing thinks a new year is a great time to start a new adventure… and I’d have to say that I agree with that. As such, they’re having a sale on their universal adventures over on RPGNow. Go get yourself 25% off their products until January 5th. Source From the announ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 28th, 2014
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Hey there gaming buddies, it’s time again for another Sunday Snippets here on TGN. So what’s happening? We’ve got some photos of Medrin cast in resin resin, Torn Armor gives us an update of their 3D renders with Reaper, a look at some new 10mm terrain from War Mage Games, a new rele...
By Enrico Nardini
In Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 23rd, 2014
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Dungeons & Dragons has returned with a 5th edition of the classic fantasy RPG. TGN’s Enrico Nardini shares his adventures and experiences in this newest rendition of the Forgotten Realms. Spoiler Alert! This article contains spoilers for Chapter 1 of the Hoard of the Dragon Queen campaign. If you...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 23rd, 2014
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Fantasy Flight Games doesn’t head to the “zombie apocalypse” well too often, so it’s interesting to see when they do. This book is the first in their The End of the World line, which will be RPGs that focus on various ways, well… the world could end. Be it zombies or anc...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 23rd, 2014
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New Realms Publishing has a new supplement book out for Ogres & Underworlds. This time it’s the Realm of Darkness. Inside you’ll find rules for using darkness to power your spells (I’m attacking the darkness! … with darkness!). It’s got the Warlock class, as well as...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 22nd, 2014
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Shadow 2 Publishing has gotten a Kickstarter underway for new expansions for Shadows of Esteren, their medieval horror RPG system. They’ve already made more than 3x their goal and still have 30 days left on the clock. So to say they’re doing well is a bit of an understatement. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 18th, 2014
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Revelry in Torth is a new adventure campaign and setting from Kort’thalis. You don’t see a lot of post-apocalyptic fantasy settings, but Torth is one. To stop a slave revolt, a group of wizards basically fried the earth with a giant fireball. Seems like a bit of an overkill. “Rocks ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 16th, 2014
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Skirmisher Publishing has their latest issue of Wisdom From the Wastelands up online for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue brings you more Superscience artifacts for your games. What’s a superscience artifact? Well, it’s the sort of thing that is so advanced beyond what yo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 15th, 2014
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Aegis Studios subscribes to the multiverse theory of reality (and being a big science buff, myself, I could go on and on about the subject, though really just from a layman’s perspective, but still, I find the multiverse to be fascinating, but I digress…) and wants to let you bring that i...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 15th, 2014
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New Realms Publishing is getting into the spirit of the season with their Christmas Sale happening now. They’ve got adventures, supplements, and rulebooks available for 20%-50% off. Bring some fantasy adventures to your Christmas holiday with some RPG books for cheaper than you’d usually ...
By Enrico Nardini
In Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 11th, 2014
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Dungeons & Dragons has returned with a 5th edition of the classic fantasy RPG. TGN’s Enrico Nardini shares his adventures and experiences in this newest rendition of the Forgotten Realms. Spoiler Alert! This article contains spoilers for Chapter 1 of the Hoard of the Dragon Queen campaign. If you...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 10th, 2014
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Trapdoor Technologies is running a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund Codename: Morningstar, their RPG game-aid application. DMs can use it to create adventures (even purchase pre-made ones from potentially thousands of developers). Players can use it to help create their characters and manage the...
By Enrico Nardini
In Accessories
Dec 9th, 2014
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TGN’s Enrico Nardini delves into the tomes of arcane lore that are the D&D Spellbook Cards from Gale Force 9. Will these 5E compatible accessories cast a spell on him? Did I mention that I love accessories? I am sure I’ve mentioned that before. It’s practically an addiction, and my wife has...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 8th, 2014
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New Realms Publishing released their 5th Encyclopedia of Adventure book. This supplement brings new spells to play along with the nine new custom encounter cards. There’s also new monsters. A DM can never have enough new monsters. Add some new variety and excitement to your fantasy RPG sessions...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 3rd, 2014
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Imaginary Empire thinks it’s a nice day for a White Wedding (Billy Idol agrees). They’ve created a new one-shot survival horror scenario for the Epoch system for this holiday season. The cost for the piece is just whatever you want to pay for it. But it is hoped you’ll dig deep into...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Monte Cook Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for an exclusive box set for their science-fantasy RPG, Numenera. The campaign has only 10 days left, but they’re closing on being 6x funded. So there’s plenty of stretch goals and extras to check out. Numenera is a tabletop RPG, science-...