Modiphius Releases Three New Fragged Empire Books

Everything’s getting fragged around here! Modiphius has released a trio of new sourcebooks for the Fragged Empire. They span quite a diverse range. One’s all about high seas piracy in Fragged Seas. Another is more medieval fantasy in its approach in Fragged Kingdom. Finally, there’s Fragged Aeternum, taking place in a city that spans all of known existence. You can pick up all of them now.
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Modiphius Releases City of Mist RPG

Modiphius has a new RPG series up and available now in their webshop. City of Mist puts players in a dark and gritty world as detectives in a city where magic and myth invade the real world on a regular basis. These mean streets are stalked by just your average gang members and junkies. Thankfully, you yourself have some pretty awesome powers at your beck and call. But what sacrifices have to be made in order to evoke them?
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Creatures of Vathis Monster Book Up On Kickstarter

As you know I’ve said before, there’s no such thing as “too many options” when it comes to resources for a GM when they need to make their game. In this case, Creatures of Vathis: Volume One looks to bring a whole host of monsters and other creatures to games of 5th edition. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Part-Time Gods 2nd Edition Up On Kickstarter

The trials and trappings of modern, everyday life is tough enough. Work, rent, balancing social time. It’s not easy. Throw in having to deal with the trials and trappings of being a god, too, and it can be even tougher. But that’s what you’ll be doing in Part-Time Gods. Third Eye Games is looking to create a 2nd edition of their popular RPG, and they’ve taken to Kickstarter to get it made. And it looks like it’ll happen, as the campaign is already over its funding goal.
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core::2050 Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Hacking computer system. Laser rifles. Flying cars. Elves. Monks. Bards. You usually see the first trio mixed together, but not so often with the last three. code::2050 looks to change that. The core::2050 book for the game is a setting book and set of rules to bring 5th edition to a cyberpunk dystopian world. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Ponyfinder: A Deadly Tide Now Available

The sea is a magical place filled with all manner of creatures… creatures that are ready to crawl up out of the depths at any time and attack the unwary! Who will be willing to take on these terrors of the deep and return peace and sanity to the shores? That’s for you to find out in A Deadly Tide, a new adventure that’s available for Ponyfinder.
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Awaken: The Blood of Salvora RPG Up On Kickstarter

Awaken! Awaken! Awaken! Awaken! Take the land that must be taken!
Man, just all sorts of musical references these posts. Anyway, in this case, it’s a new book for the Awaken RPG. In this case, it’s a new sourcebook called The Blood of Salvora to flesh out the overall world, giving you more details in regions, cities, and the people that inhabit it. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Modiphius Releases Space 1889: Mercury Sourcebook

Due to being tidally locked, only one side of Mercury ever faces the sun. This side is blasted by perpetual sunlight and is thus a huge desert, filled with lakes of liquid rock. Meanwhile, on the other side, the perpetually-night side is frozen solid, with methane glaciers. But just in the middle, where the day and night side meet, in a land of perpetual twilight, life thrives. It’s into this land that explorers are headed in Space 1889, and where you can go with the Mercury sourcebook, available now from Modiphius.
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Pathfinder/5th Edition Adventures Up On Kickstarter

Having pre-made adventures to toss at your players is always a handy thing for a GM. It really helps cut the prep time for games, and makes it so they can enjoy what’s going on as much as the players do, since a lot of the heavy lifting is done. Dark by Design is currently running a Kickstarter campaign that’s got two books just full of adventures for your parties to go on.
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Fantasy Flight Previews 3 New Races From Unlimited Power

The Star Wars galaxy is filled with hundreds of different alien species. Each one has their own proclivities and abilities that they got from having evolved on their planet. The Star Wars RPG does its best to give you the ability to play any of those races, and each sourcebook usually has a couple you can use. In Unlimited Power, there’s 3 new ones. We get a look at them here.
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Cold & Dark: Better Worlds Now Available in PDF

The galaxy is full of all sorts of planets. With quite a lot of space, there’s lots of opportunity, but also plenty of dangers. For those traveling through space, it’s best to know what worlds are just pretty good, and which ones are better. Thankfully, Modiphius has released Better Worlds, a new sourcebook for Cold & Dark.
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Children of the Fall Post-Apocalyptic RPG Up On Indiegogo

Never trust anyone over 30.
It’s an old saying, but in Children of the Fall, it’s extra-true. Mostly, because chances are that anyone over 30 was morphed by an apocalyptic event that’s turned them into cannibalistic remorseless killers. This post-apocalyptic, GM-less RPG is up on Indiegogo now.
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Archives of the Sky Storytelling Game Up On Kickstarter

Humanity was never meant to just stick to the Earth as our only planet of residence. For a civilization to survive, it needs to spread out among the stars. That’s just what we’ve done, and countless stories have been told during the years since that began. But what story will yours be in Archives of the Sky? It’s a new GM-less RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now, set in a universe a million years in the future.
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Orc Stabr RPG Up On Kickstarter

RPGs tend to have a lot of moving parts to them. Characters, classes, races, equipment, monsters, and on and on and on. RPG books tend to be some of the bigger game books that we’ve got on our shelves. Well, Orc Stabr is the opposite of that. It’s 1 page. This fantasy RPG where you play an Orc (and you go stab things) is up on Kickstarter now.
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Xas Irkalla Horror RPG Now Available

If you’re a fan of horror and the macabre, you might wish that there was an RPG out there that really got you. One just full of strange and grotesque scenery and settings, with themes that really look to stretch your mind and twist it into incomprehensible shapes. Well, Xas Irkalla might be just what you’re looking for. The survival horror RPG is available now.
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Modiphius Taking Pre-Orders For Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition

From announcement to pre-order to release, the new 5th edition of Vampire: The Masquerade is taking no time (even immortal undead hate waiting). Modiphius has started taking pre-orders for the core rulebook (in three versions, depending on how luxurious you want the book to be), as well as Camarilla and Anarch sourcebooks, dice sets, notebooks, and various bundles thereof.
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Fantasy Flight Announces Legend of the Five Rings RPG Beginner Game

The relaunch of the Legend of the Five Rings game has brought a bunch of new players into the fold. And those new players, as well as long-time gamers, have been wanting to get more involved with the world of Rokugan. But where to start? Well, at the beginning, of course. Fantasy Flight has announced that they’re coming out with a Beginner Game box for the L5R RPG.
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Modiphius Taking Pre-Orders For Mutant: Mechatron Book

In the far-off future, Mankind has left quite a lot of things going on Earth that they know very little about anymore. One such thing was the huge robot factory at the bottom of the ocean. It was turned over to the AIs and left going while humanity headed up into the stars. However, that was long ago and the robots being made now are starting to become self-aware. What will this do to the balance of power on the old home planet? That’s for you to decide in Mutant: Mechatron, a new rulebook coming out for the Mutant: Year Zero RPG. You can get your name on the list to get the book as soon as it’s released from Modiphius.
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WizKids Announces Pathfinder Battles: Jungle of Despair Set

I just recently got into a new RPG group. The game takes place in a whole new world I’ve never played in before, with players I’ve never gamed with before. So it’ll be interesting to see how everything works out. The DM does use a gridded map for when we play, and brings out the minis for us to fight against. But with a game like that, it’s always tough to find just the right mini. Well, that’s where the plastic sets come in. In this case, WizKids has announced a new one. It’s Pathfinder Battles: Jungle of Despair.
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Endless Realms RPG Up On Kickstarter

There’s various cosmopolitan and international cities in the world. Big mixing and melting pots where inhabitants from all over the world come and gather and mingle. Lumis is just such a crossroads, but on a much grander scale. It’s a metropolitan area not just for one world, but for all worlds, where numerous realms overlap. It’s into this space that you find yourself in Endless Realms, a new RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Battle Star: Trek Wars RPG Available Now

There’s a lot of sci-fi RPGs that treat it all as “very serious business.” They portray everything as dark and gritty, full of men with beards and slime-coated aliens ready to rip you in half.
But what about things like Space Balls and Futurama and Galaxy Quest? Where’s the RPG for those types of sci-fi worlds. It’s here in Battle Star: Trek Wars. And you can pick up your copy now.
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White Wolf and Modiphius Announce Partnership for Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition

Vampire: The Masquerade is one of those venerable titles in gaming. You might not hear it quite as often as some others, but it’s withstood the test of time and is played by many all over the world. As such, it’s pretty big news when a new edition of it is looking to hit the streets. And that’s just what’s happening this year. The 5th edition will be coming out due to a partnership between White Wolf and Modiphius.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Unlimited Power Book for Star Wars RPG

Lots of sci-fi series have space ships. Many have futuristic weaponry of some kind. Lots have aliens. But what sets the Star Wars universe apart from most is the Force. That mystical power that Jedi and Sith can tap into is a great tool for both good and evil, depending on which side of it you’re on. The upcoming Unlimited Power book for the Star Wars RPG delves deep into the Force and gives players many more options for doing things with it.
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Realms of Terrinoth Now Available

You’ve gone into the world of Terrinoth via a couple board games and a kinda-RPG, but if you’ve really wanted to go all-in and immerse yourself in that fantasy realm, you’ve not had a way… until now. The Realms of Terrinoth sourcebook for the Genesys RPG is now available from Fantasy Flight Games.
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Wyrd’s April Newsletter Posted

When you want to keep up with what a company’s doing, it’s helpful if they have some sort of concentrated place where you can find all such info. A newsletter’s a good place to start, and Wyrd does one monthly. Their April one is up now, and you can check out what releases they’ve got in store for Malifaux, as well as some news about War of the Spirits, and Through the Breach.
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Starfinder: Pact Worlds Now Available

In Starfinder, players can go anywhere they want within a vast universe of planets, moons, and stars. But just going haphazardly around isn’t going to be the best. Instead, it’s best to know what you’re getting into. That’s where the Pact Worlds book comes in. It gives you stats and info about 14 different major worlds.
And, I mean, you can go fight tyrannosaurus-aliens. How cool is that!?
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Nagual Meso-American Giant Robot RPG Up On Kickstarter

I love when I see a new twist on a theme. We’ve seen giant robots before. We’ve seen alien invasions before. But normally, that sort of stuff is focused on Japan. Well, in the case of Nagual, it’s Meso-America that’s got the giant robots that are fighting off the evil, invading aliens. You can check out this RPG on Kickstarter now.
Oh, and of course, Giant Robot Alert! We have Giant Robot Alert!
I dig giant robots.
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Blighted Ogrun Added to Iron Kingdoms RPG

Everblight has spread his vile corruption all across the north, bringing the northern elves under his control, along with the ogrun that inhabited the region. These already-really-hearty creatures were made even tougher and more fierce. If you’d like to torment your players with these lumbering behemoths, Privateer Press is here to help.
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Conan: The Book of Skelos Now Available In Print

Modiphius likes to give its players options for how they get their books. They offer both digital and physical formats, usually with the digital coming out long before the print hits shops. Well, if you’ve been wanting to get the Book of Skelos for the Conan RPG in physical form, your wait is now over. You can pick up your copy from the Modiphius website now.
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A Dead Man’s Guide to Dragongrin: 5E Campaign Setting Guide Up On Kickstarter

A Dead Man’s Guide to Dragongrin is more than just a setting book. With those, you get some history, some maps, and some NPCs. This one really looks to help the GM along with building the world as well as just pointing things out. Instead of having to shoehorn your game into the setting, the world is malleable and changeable, able to be what you need it to be for your game. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Fabled Environments Releases Buccaneer: Through Hell and High Water Setting Book

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants!
Fabled Environments has released their new book, Buccaneer: Through Hell and High Water, for the Savage Worlds system. It is filled with rules to bring the Golden Age of Piracy to your tabletop. Raid coastal settlements, engage in dangerous boarding actions, fight legendary sea creatures, all while trying to find the buried treasure.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews the Regions and NPCs in Realms of Terrinoth

Game worlds are not just right where the PCs are. There’s all manner of things going on all over. And when the players go to new locations, the GM has to be ready for what the terrain is like, what the map shows, and some people who live there. That’s what we get a look at in this preview of the upcoming Realms of Terrinoth book from Fantasy Flight Games.
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Star Trek Adventures Tactical Combat Rules Released For Free

Long-time readers know I’m a fan of when a company puts up rules online for free so you can check them out. Modiphius has done just that with the combat rules for Star Trek Adventures. You can download the pdf and see exactly how the stalwart crew of the Enterprise fights all those space-Nazis and Gorns and such. Just… y’know, don’t wear your red shirt when heading out with the away team.
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Black Void RPG Up On Kickstarter

I’m a sucker for a unique setting for a game. I think I’ve seen just about everything, and then a game where, in ancient times, humanity was flung from the Earth and out into the dark and uncaring galaxy. Yeah, not your average fantasy or sci-fi setting. But that’s where you find yourself in Black Void, a new dark fantasy RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Dragon Heresy Fantasy RPG Up On Kickstarter

Dragon Heresy is a fantasy RPG that uses modified 5th Edition rules to bring you into the Norse legends of old. Glory is yours, if you can grasp it. But with any RPG, getting started can be rough. There’s always going to be a learning curve. Thankfully, there’s the Dragon Heresy Introduction Set that can get you swinging your axe in no time. This new set is up on Kickstarter now.
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