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Big Events Happening for John Carter RPG From Modiphius

John Carter of Mars is a classic set of books that Modiphius is letting you recreate on your tabletop with their RPG version. This month is a big release month for the game, and Modiphius is looking to celebrate appropriately. Over the next several weeks, they have several live events happening online to get you all the John Carter you can handle. Read on for a schedule and where you can find all this cool stuff going on.

From the announcement:

Modiphius Entertainment is delighted to be announcing a slew of content releases over the next few weeks in celebration of our John Carter of Mars Month as this fantastic range hits retail stores.

John Carter of Mars is a pulp action adventure roleplaying game using a streamlined version of the 2d20 system and set across the wondrous and dangerous world of Barsoom.

The highlight of our releases next week is a live play video of John Carter of Mars being played from Modiphius HQ with our fabulous GM Virginia at the helm.

You can view this on Facebook Live ( on Wednesday the 17th of April from 3 PM BST.

Beyond the livestream you can look forward to a wide range of John Carter content releases from Modiphius Entertainment to support the retail release.

Two of the designers behind John Carter of Mars, Jack Norris (Tianxia: Blood, Skill, and Jade, Fantasy AGE, Marvel Heroic Roleplaying) and our in-house designer Benn Gray (Mutant Chronicles, Infinity and Conan) will be writing about their experience of designing John Carter of Mars at alongside a series of development diaries which will offer you a behind the scenes look at the making of John Carter of Mars.

Expect to see some of the fabulously detailed art from the core John Carter of Mars box in a series of flip through videos. Katya Thomas is our in-house art director for John Carter of Mars and has a diverse team of artists all over the world contributing to the beautiful imagery within the John Carter of Mars books including Bjorn Barends (cover art), Cristi Picu, Daren Bader, Giorgio Baroni, Jeff Porter, Michele Giorgio, Mitchel Malloy, Paolo Puggioni, Rodrigo Toledo, Rolf Mohr, Soren Meding, Steve Stark, Thomas Denmark and Toma Feizo Gas. 

For those interested in running John Carter of Mars adventures we will be releasing a video tutorial on how you can use the John Carter of Mars Narrators Toolkit which is an all in one package of both GM screen and narrators guide which will equip you with everything you need to generate and tell action packed pulp adventure stories in the land of Barsoom.

If you want to learn more on how to play as an adventurer in the land of Barsoom we are releasing a tutorial video on how you can best use the yet to be released John Carter of Mars Players Toolkit to build and role play your characters.

To get a feel for what John Carter of Mars: Adventures on the Dying World of Barsoom! is about check out this trailer for the John Carter of Mars Roleplaying Game.

John Carter Page on Modiphius' Website