Sci-fi


Monsterpunk RPG Up On Kickstarter

Don't you just hate it when society collapses? I told you to not push that button, Carl. Now look what's happened! Humanity has been crushed and turned into slaves by the monsters that now run the Earth. Only by entering pacts with magical creatures can humans even survive in such a harsh world. That's the story behind Monsterpunk, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.


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New Nightvault, Adeptus Titanicus, and Lord of the Rings Kits Available to Order From Games Workshop

There's just a ton of stuff over in Games Workshop's pre-order page right now. Some of it is still from last week, including the various Chaos figures they had. But there's also plenty of new things, like new Nightvault expansions, a whole bunch of figures for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, and some returning items that are getting another release, like a book for said Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and Adeptus Titanicus.


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Modiphius Releases A Forest Apart Adventure for Star Trek RPG

Deep space. It's got just about everything. Including a damaged vessel containing a race of sentient trees, as well as a race of time-accelerated insects that eat the trees. Because... why not? And when that vessel starts heading for a Bronze-Age civilization, it's up to your crew how to best decide the course of action. That's what's happening in A Forest Apart, a new adventure for the Star Trek RPG, available from Modphius.


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Journeys in Middle-earth and Allies & Adversaries Now Available From Fantasy Flight

Two ends of the spectrum for this batch of releases from Fantasy Flight. On the one side, you've got the cooperative fantasy board game from the Lord of the Rings franchise, Journeys in Middle-earth. On the other, you've got the sci-fi RPG book full of new NPCs for the Star Wars franchise, Allies & Adversaries. Take your pick, as both are now available.


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New Warlord Titan Available to Order from Forge World

<whoop! whoop! whoop!> Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert! <whoop! whoop! whoop!>

Forge World is giving you a chance to expand your Adeptus Titanicus forces with a new variant of the Warlord Titan. You can get it bundled with the arms, or pick up the arms separately if you already have a titan body you'd like to add these new weapons to.


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Three New Worldbooks For North America in Rifts for Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

There's a trio of new sourcebooks for North America's Rifts books set in the Savage Worlds system up on Kickstarter. The first looks at Arcana and Mysticism. The other is a look at dark heroes facing against the Xiticix Hivelands. Then there's one looking at the various Empires of Humanity. You can check out the campaign now.


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Fantasy Flight Posts New Preview From Allies & Adversaries Book for Star Wars RPG

Though it seems like it revolves around like maybe a half-dozen people, the galaxy in Star Wars is actually filled with all manner of beings. Some will help you in your jouney. Others will be against you. But coming up with all their stats on the fly can be difficult. Thankfully, Fantasy Flight's here with Allies and Adversaries, a new book of NPCs for your games. Check out a little of what will be inside.


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Augusta Universalis Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Augusta Universalis is a sci-fi RPG that takes a fantastical look at what would've happened if the Roman Empire hadn't just not fallen, but actually thrived and became super advanced in science and technology, reaching out into the stars and colonizing other worlds the way it did with land around the Mediterranean. But not everything is peaceful, and a strange, alien thing is lurking at the edge of space. Will the Empire survive against this new version of barbarian incursions? The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Zoetrope RPG Up On Kickstarter

Time is on my side. Yes it is!

Because time travel's possible! But, when one person can do it, others usually can. And that can lead to trouble. In Zoetrope, players take on the role of time cops, looking to maintain the proper timeline from those that would try and alter it (looking at you, Biff).

The sci-fi RPG is up on Kickstarter now.


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Dark Conspiracy RPG Up On Game On Tabletop

In the not-too-distant future, in light of the Greater Depression, much of the middle of the US has been abandoned, people instead huddling in the giant cities that have been built up along the coast. In this dead region, few live, well... few humans. Reality has been torn open and now the area is known as the demonlands (I'll let you guess why). That's the world you find yourselves in in Dark Conspiracy, a new RPG that's up on Game On Tabletop now.


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Star Trek RPG: Nest in the Dark Adventure Available in PDF

There's a lot of really weird things out in space. Weird things like computers large enough to surround an entire star. That's what you come across in Nest in the Dark, a new adventure for the Star Trek RPG from Modiphius. Can you make contact with those aboard the computer? Can you save a colony that the computer is headed towards? Will anyone wearing a red shirt be alive at the end? That's for you to decide. The PDF version of the adventure is available now.


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Fantasy Flight Announces Wave V For X-Wing

A new batch of fighters will soon be making its way to your X-Wing tabletops from Fantasy Flight Games. They've announced Wave V, which continues bringing out older ships that are being updated for Version 2, as well as some new ones, including a new version of the venerable Y-Wing: The BLT Y-Wing! *reads notes* ... err, the BTL Y-Wing! ... now I'm hungry...


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New Dwarf Slayers and Chaos Marines Available to Order from Games Workshop

It's a little bit fantasy. It's a little bit sci-fi over at Games Workshop this week for their new releases. The bigger of the two in terms of scale is a new Battletome for Age of Sigmar. It's the Fyreslayers, dwarves with fire-orange hair and beards that don't like the idea of shirts. There's also new figures to go along with the release. But GW is still working on more Chaos Marine releases as well, if you were also hoping to keep adding to your collection there.


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Lancer Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert! <whoop! whoop! whoop!>

We warned you about it, and now it's happened. Massif Press has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Lancer, a new sci-fi RPG where players take on the role of mecha pilots. With modular mechs and gritty, detailed combat, it's the RPG for those that really want to feel like they're part of that mech company.


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Bad Roll Games Taking Pre-Orders For Punkapocalyptic Starter Set

Bad Roll Games has started taking pre-orders for their new Punkapocalyptic 2-player starter set. Longtime readers know that I love 2-player starters, since you and a friend can go in on a game and get playing right away with it. So, if you want to check out some wasteland, post-apocalyptic, sci-fi minis action, head over and take a look.


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Privateer Press Previews July Releases

The Infernals are coming. And they're not all that far away. One of Western Immoren's biggest "boogeyman" factions will finally be hitting tabletops in Warmachine. Privateer Press is showing off this first batch of releases, as well as a single Monsterpocalypse figure (just so you're not suddenly thrown off by a giant ape among all the pictures of ghostly horrors).


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Fantasy Flight Previews Dewback and Shoretrooper Packs for Star Wars: Legion

Sand.

It's abrasive. It gets everywhere. It's gotta get into the suits for both the Dewback Rider and the Shoretroopers. But hey, they have a job to protect the Empire against the Rebels. And soon, they'll be making their way to your Star Wars: Legion tabletops. Fantasy Flight has posted up previews of these two units for you.


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New Releases Available From Warlord Games

It's a real shotgun blast of releases coming from Warlord Games today. There's a pair of new releases for Blood Red Skies. Bolt Action is also getting some action with a few Belgian releases. Pike & Shotte gets their first release in quite some time with a Swedish Field Commander. Even Beyond the Gates of Antares has some new figures.


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New White Scars Available To Order from Forge World

There's a pair of new White Scars figures for 40k available to order from Forge World this week. It's a new Contemptor Dreadnaught and a new Praetor in Terminator Armor. I have to say, I'm kinda saddened to see that they're not equipped with rocket skates or something.

Also, if you want appropriate music while looking these over, you can find that here.


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