Posts by Polar_Bear


Blackstar: Death & Decay Creature Codex Up On Kickstarter

Blackstar: Death & Decay is a new supplement for the Shadow of the Demon Lord RPG. As you've read me type time and time and time again, I feel that a GM can never have too many items at their fingertips when it comes to creating their games. This new book offers a treasure trove of not just new monsters, but new templates to modify current monsters. Your players won't know what hit them. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Free Spacer Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

There's a new Cold War going on. But instead of superpowers on a single planet, this is a galaxy-spanning Cold War (it is pretty cold out in space). Between these two factions, the traders still fly from one system to another. Contract work is the lifeblood of most people, as they haul cargo (illicit or otherwise) from planet to planet. That's where you find yourself in Free Spacer, a new sci-fi RPG up on Kickstarter now.


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Podcast Radio

So long, Monday. We're moving on to Tuesday. I hope your week has started off well. And I hope it goes by quickly so we can get back to the weekend and some gaming. I've got all sorts planned for Friday and Saturday. So let's get there as fast as possible. That includes listening in on some gaming podcasts.

Today on the dial we have: Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 167 Atomic Empire with Jennifer Bedell!; Blight and Boon Episode 13: Discussing The Guardian Class; The Rolistes Episode 30: Meeting Everyone & Doing All the Things in London with Satine & Ruty from Maze Arcana; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 150: Gen Con 2018 in Review w/ Special Guest Rodney Smith; The Cardboard Herald Episode 93: Marc Davis: The Thoughtful Gamer; Playin’ and Slayin’ Episode 21: Gen Con Champions; The Secret Cabal Episode 165: The Reckoners, The Godfather and a Short Topic Extravaganza; and The D6 Generation Episode 242: Gen Con 2018 & Play by Mob.


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Arkadia: The Mythic Greek Setting for 5e Up On Kickstarter

It's sometimes hard to separate out fantasy Ancient Greece with actual Ancient Greece. The stories and mythology of that region are so ingrained in our knowledge of the land. Gorgons, Cyclopses, Hydras, Minotaurs, and more give the land an otherworldly feel. Arkadia is a new setting book for 5th Edition that brings your characters to that heroic time and place. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Warlord Games Announces Black Powder Second Edition

The Year of New Editions rolls on. This time around, it's Warlord Games who's getting in on the action with Black Powder 2nd Edition. Pre-orders go on sale in a day, with the first 250 people that order getting their copy signed by Rick Priestley. They've got a handy countdown timer to make sure you're ready for when that kicks off.


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Rosette Diceless RPG Now Available

You know... sometimes dice can really get on my nerves. You've got all the bonuses in the world, and you should be able to do the thing, but you toss that die and suddenly it's like, "nope! You suddenly suck!" So having a game that doesn't have dice often seems tempting. That's what you get in Rosette Diceless. And not just no dice, it's got no GM, either.


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PostCurious Taking Orders For The Tale of Ord Adventure Puzzle Game

The Tale of Ord is one of those games where they send you bits and pieces of it through the mail, putting you in the shoes of investigators looking to solve a mystery. You'll get four boxes sent to you, once a month, with all sorts of clues and info. From there, it's up to you to decide how you use the material and whether you can solve the mystery or not.


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Dungeon Derby Party Board Game Up On Kickstarter

The race is on. A group of adventurers has headed into the dungeon to find all sorts of loot and treasure, but only one will grab the best gear for themselves. Dungeon Derby is a new party board game from Rabbiteer where players work semi-cooperatively to make their way through a dungeon track filled with monsters. Grab new spells and gear as you all bet on who's winning. Just make sure you're the one actually in the lead when the end comes. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Conan: Nameless Cults Book Now Available as PDF from Modiphius

DMs can never have enough resources for their games. They have so much to take care of in the game that having some pre-generated material is nice. In this case, it's a new book for the Conan RPG. It's called Nameless Cults and it has all sorts of information about Hyboria's various gods and those that worship them.


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Monday Terrain Corner

I don't know who decided that it'd be a good idea to stop the weekend and have another Monday, but here we are. It's not that I hate what I do. Far from it. But hanging out with friends all day and gaming? That's objectively better. Ah well, the next weekend will be upon us eventually, and it'll be time for gaming once again. And with that gaming, we need to make sure the gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Paizo Previews Pathfinder Pawns: Dungeon Decor Pawn Collection and Heroic Maps Releases Aerineya: The Traveller's Roost Tavern.


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