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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SuperAge RPG Coming To Kickstarter May 9th

Preparation beats expiration. Knowing what Kickstarter campaigns are coming up is vital to making sure your wallet doesn’t just explode. If you’re a fan of superhero RPGs, you’ll want to keep an eye out on May 9th. That’s when SuperAge, a new supers game will be making its way to Kickstarter.
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Shattered Tower RPG Up On Kickstarter

Shattered Tower is a new Myth Punk RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now. The system is entirely new, as is the setting. The Kickstarter campaign looks to fund the main rulebook, along with several adventure modules to get you going and adventuring right away.
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80% Off Megabundle of Castles & Crusades at DrivethruRPG

Troll Lord Games is running their 80% off Megabundle for Castles & Crusades over on their DriveThruRPG webshop. I mean, it’s 80% off. That’s an amazing savings. You should definitely head over now and pick it up for yourself. You’re almost losing money by not going!
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Yndaros: The Darkest Star Adventure For Symbaroum Up On Kickstarter

Just looking at movie series, you know people are always excited about the next installment of a beloved property. In the case of tabletop RPGs, that’s no different. In this case, it’s the next part of the Throne of Thorns campaign for Symbaroum. It’s called Yndaros: The Darkest Star and it’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Torg Eternity – The Living Land Supplements Up On Kickstarter

The people have spoken: They want more Torg Eternity. The initial Kickstarter took off like a rocket and the game subsequently went on to be nominated for and win numerous awards. It’d be cruel to not give them more. So, Ulisses Spiele has launched a Kickstarter for Torg Eternity – The Living Land, supplements that let you play in a land filled with dinosaurs and adventure.
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Shades of Vengeance Running Battlecruiser Alamo RPG Kickstarter

It can be so hard to decide what character you want to play in an RPG. You can’t be great at everything. That’d be overpowered. But, of course, many of us want to be great at everything. Well, in Battlecruiser Alamo (based on the novel series of the same name), you get to play two characters. The first is an Officer that stays aboard the space ship and fights in cosmic battles, while your Espatier fights in battles involving more close-quarters combat. The game is up on Kicsktarter now.
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Syystem Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Syystem is a new sci-fi RPG up on Kickstarter. It puts players in the outer rim of a solar system where greed, corruption, and murders of convenience are commonplace. How will they survive and thrive in such a setting? Well, it won’t be easy, especially when the rules of the game are shifting and changing beneath their feet.
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Ponyfinder: From the Ashes Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Wars are pretty brutal. They can leave scars in the land and in populations that remain for generations. In the wake of the war between the fey and humanoid races, the land was left scorched and even the sky had been changed. Into this wasteland, groups of creatures that had been on opposite sides realized that it was only by working together that they would survive. That’s where you find yourselves in the new Ponyfinder adventure, From the Ashes. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Spectrum Games Releases On The Air RPG

There’s been a resurgence in the idea of radio plays and dramas recently. With podcasts, you can get the sense of those old-timey productions, with whole families sitting around the home radio. Well, Spectrum Games is looking to bring that feeling off the air and onto the tabletop with their On the Air RPG. You can pick up your copies now.
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Sandy Pug Games Releases Mirror RPG

Cinnamon and sugary and softly-spoken lies; you never know just how you look through other people’s eyes.
Well, in Mirror, a new one-page RPG from Sandy Pug Games, you can get a glimpse of it. The game has you play someone else you know, who’s right there with you. What sort of stats and skills will they apply to you? And will those skills get them through the dangerous ahead? You’ll just have to play to find out.
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Elite Dangerous RPG Core Book Now Available

I certainly wouldn’t mind having my own starship. I mean, just think of all the places you could go. It’d be amazing! But, of course, there’s plenty of dangers out there in the galaxy. Hostile aliens. Corrosive environments. Exploding stars. But it’s into that world you’ll be put in the Elite Dangerous RPG. It’s available now.
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Wyrd Previews The Obsidian Gate

Wyrd is kind enough to make your Mondays just a bit better by regularly having previews up on their site. In this case, they’re giving us a look inside a new Penny Dreadful adventure they’ve been working on for Through the Breach. It’s called The Obsidian Gate.
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Fantasy Flight Previews New Talents In Realms of Terrinoth

Talents. They’re the things you’re good at. Maybe you’re artistic. Maybe you’re mechanically inclined. Maybe you’re good at public relations. Maybe you’re able to pull rabbits from out of hats. In Realms of Terrinoth, there’s all manner of fantastical talents your characters can be good at. In this preview, we get a look at them.
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D&D Icons of the Realms: Monster Menagerie III Now Available

I’m about to get into a new D&D group. It’s my first 5th Edition game, actually. I’ve already got my character built. I don’t have a mini for it yet. Not really sure I’ve seen one I want to use. Perhaps there’ll be one in the new D&D Icons of the Realms: Monster Menagerie III set. It is available now, so I should go check it out.
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Fully Operational Book For Star Wars RPG Now Available

There’s a new Sourcebook now available for the Star Wars RPG. It’s Fully Operational (I guess in more ways than one, when you think about it), and it’s chock full of new rules and abilities for you gear-heads out there. If you’re the type that likes to be able to put together or repair anything, this is the book for you. Engineers have lots of new options and specializations. Along with the book, there’s also Specialization and Signature Abilities Decks to help you keep track of everything.
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Dinosaur Protocol For Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

I have to admit, this one had me at, “Hello.” I mean, it’s a setting book called Dinosaur Protocol. I instantly wanted to know more. And what I learned is that some sort of disaster had caused humanity to flee the surface of the Earth. Nobody’s 100% sure what it was, as that was hundreds of years ago. But when leaving those dark holes in the ground, they found that the Earth had carried on just fine without them, actually deciding that the time of the Dinosaurs was the best time. So that’s the world that humanity has come back into. But how will they live and work in this new environment? That’s up to you to decide. The setting book for the Savage Worlds system is up on Kickstarter now.
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Dragon-Blooded: What Fire Has Wrought For Exalted Up On Kickstarter

Having more options for building your character is always good. Players want to be able to make the character they really want. And GMs want to have resources they can put into NPCs if necessary. Well, for those that play Exalted 3rd edition, a new option will soon be available. Dragon-Blooded: What Fire Has Wrought is up on Kickstarter now. It has full rules for playing Dragon-Blooded characters in the game.
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Familiars of Terra RPG Up On Kickstarter

Many of you out there have a pet. Some have many. But even with several running around, there’s probably one that you feel “gets you” more than the others. You know that it’s the one you connect with the most. It is, in a sense, your familiar. In Familiars of Terra, everyone has that special connection with their loved familiar. In the game, players take on the role of Seeker, tasked with going around and writing the wrongs and healing the wounds of a long-finished war. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Slayer’s Frontier RPG Up On Indiegogo

Well-regulated hunting can be a positive factor in the health of a natural population. While that is up for some debate, many conservationists would agree. And when it comes to huge, mythical creatures, the same holds true. And that’s what you’ll be going after in Slayer’s Frontier, a new fantasy RPG based on the 5th Edition system (with various tweaks and changes), where players take on hunters looking to go bag some of the biggest and deadliest game out there. The RPG is up on Indiegogo now.
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Ponyfinder: From the Ashes Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Terrible wars tend to have terrible consequences. When the Humanoids and the Fey went to war, it was truly a terrible war. At the climax, the energy that held back the Everglow was unleashed. This wave of primal forces reduced everything it touched to ashes. Very little was spared. In the aftermath, the survivors realized what they had done and hostilities ended, as everyone realized that life was already going to be much tougher in this grey world. That’s where you find yourselves in Ponyfinder: From the Ashes, a new adventure sourcebook that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Wyrd Previews Fire Golem

I’m sure that in a couple months, I’m going to be saying, “damn, I wish it was colder!” This is Atlanta, after all. But at least today, it’s cold and blustery outside. I wouldn’t mind a Fire Golem around to warm my hands up near (and maybe make some s’mores). But you don’t actually get it, you only get the preview of it from the upcoming Backdraft Story Encounter box.
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Friday Snippets

We’ve made it to Friday! Woo! Congratulations, everyone. Good job. Just a bit more and we’ll make it to the weekend. My plans look like they’re going to include trying to paint up my Hunter’s Guild and making Jammie Dodgers. We’ll see how all that goes. But before I get to all that, I need to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories. And, starting out, Kraken Dice certainly has been busy this morning…

On the platter today we have: Glitter Bomb Dice Sets Available From Kraken Dice, Second Batch of Ethereal Shaman Dice Coming Next Week, Island of Misfit Dice Sets Available Today, New Custom Dice Trays From Deep-Cut Studio, Skirmisher Publishing Releases Heroes & Monsters of the Necropolis: Tokens & Avatars for Virtual Tabletops, Chicharra Hopper Sci-Fi Hopper Up On Kickstarter, Impact! Miniatures Running Chibi Capsule Magical Girls & Monsters Kickstarter, and Baueda Releases 15mm Alan Light Horse Mini.

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Dead in the West RPG Up On Kickstarter

In the US, the Old West is like our Camelot. It’s achieved mythical status. Cowboys, outlaws, gun slingers, rancher’s daughters, shootouts. It was quite a time and place to be. Dead in the West looks to bring that mythical world to your tabletop. It’s a new RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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ANKUR: Land of the First People Sourcebook Up On Kickstarter

While Ankur takes place in the far-off future, when one forgets their history, they forget their present. So, as humanity heads out to the stars, it’s important to look back at where it all began and how the people that still live there have changed over time. Land of the First People is a new sourcebook for the Ankur RPG that heads to the African continent and gives detailed descriptions of the peoples and civilizations that still inhabit the land. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Legacy: Life Among the Ruins 2nd Edition Now Available From Modiphius

Well, the world’s come to an end again. Damnit, Todd! I told you that starting a nuclear war was a bad idea! Now we’ve gotta go out from the shelters and rebuild society. But we’re not the only ones headed into that wasteland. Other groups are making their way to the surface as well. We’ll have to assert our family’s views and make sure that the new world follows our ideals. That’s what you’ll be doing in Legacy: Life Among the Ruins, which has a new edition available in digital form now from Modiphius.
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Crownfall: War of the Crown 1 Pathfinder Adventure Available To Order On Roll20

Roll20’s a great way to get people from literally all over the world all gaming at the same table (virtual table, that is). It’s like being together, playing your favorite RPGs with your friends, but on your computer. And they’re happy to announce that their first ever Pathfinder adventure is now available to order over on their site. It’s the first of the War of the Crown adventure path, entitled Crownfall.
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