Fantasy


The Folio: Quarterly #5 Up On Kickstarter

It's two, two, two adventures in one! That's what's happening with The Folio: Quarterly #5. Not content to just have a single adventure, the creators decided to go with two. One's a more traditional realm, while the other is a steampunk-esque "mage-punk" setting. You can check them out now over on Kickstarter.


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Friday Snippets

Seriously, you have no idea how much I'm looking forward to having Chinese and watching Kung Fu movies tomorrow. 36th Temple of Shao-Lin, Half a Loaf of Kung Fu, Heroes of the East, God of Cookery... I mean, I love gaming, but I love kung fu movies as well. *is a bear of many loves*
Just gotta get through the rest of today. And if we're going to do that, we should munch on some snacks.

Today on the platter we have: Pre-Orders for Kern Available From Steamforged Games, dLUX JUMBO Dice Up On Kickstarter, and New Releases Available From Puppets War.


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10th Anniversary of Kingmaker Adventure Path Coming Next Week

Many of you have played through the Kingmaker adventure path in Pathfinder. Many others have heard of it, but never gotten a chance to get the books, as several have been long out of print. Well, those that want to relive the glory or try it for the first time, Paizo is looking to bring a hardcover deluxe edition in honor of the 10th anniversary of the set. They'll be heading to Kickstarter next week in order to fund it.


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Seekers of Legend RPG Up On Kickstarter

Many RPGs you see these days are versions of other contemporary games. Or, they're looking to recreate games from 30 years ago. Seekers of Legend looks to split the middle and recreate the 3rd edition of D&D (arguably one of my favorites, mind you). But it's not just a copy of, but an advancement of. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Afterlife: Wandering Souls RPG Up On Kickstarter

Congratulations. You're dead. However, you seem to have not ended up in heaven, hell, or... really anywhere. Well, not -not- anywhere. You've managed to end up in an endless desert filled with portals. By traversing said portals, you'll hopefully come across parts of your previous life and you can figure out who you are (or, were) and just what you're doing here. That's the story behind Afterlife: Wandering Souls, a new RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Once Upon a Time in Jianghu Wuxia RPG Up On Kickstarter

Earlier, I mentioned that I don't have plans for the weekend. I think I just found them. Watch some kung-fu movies and have some Chinese food. Yes, this sounds like a plan. And it was all inspired by Once Upon a Time in Jianghu, a new Wuxia-themed RPG that's powered by the Apocalypse system. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Tunnels & Trolls Cartoon Adventures Up On Kickstarter

How many of you have thought that your RPG sessions would make good stories, possibly for a movie or a cartoon? Well, in this case, they're being turned into a graphic novel. There is a Kickstarter campaign up and running for Tunnels & Trolls Cartoon Adventures, a graphic novel based on the classic RPG game. It also includes new content for your T&T games, with a new module, monsters, magic items, NPCs, and more.


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Endless Realms: Tome of Spirits RPG Supplement Up On Kickstarter

While there's certainly debate about spirits and the supernatural here in our world, in the fantasy realms we so often find ourselves when we play RPGs, there's no question about it: they're there. Endless Realms: Tome of Spirits looks to help be the ultimate guide to all things spiritual in your games. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Gangfight Games Launches Runerunners Kickstarter

The Congress of the United Realms has decided that all forms of destructive magic are now illegal. While that might seem good on first glance, the act has caused a mad dash as various groups are looking to collect any sort of item, trinket, or widget that might cause such magic. This has created a huge black market, with the collectors hiring Runerunners to get the goods. That's where you find yourself in Runerunners, a new board game from Gangfight Games that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Far Away Land OSR Version Up On Kickstarter

Far Away Land is a fantasy RPG that looks to bring back the feel of those old-school original role-playing games, but with some updated rules and mechanics to make it flow. But, sometimes, getting players to learn a new rule system can be a pain. They know their one system and that's what they want to play. Well, the folks at Simian Circle Games doesn't want that to keep you from playing their game, so they've got an OSR version of Far Away Land up on Kickstarter now.


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The Fantasy Trip: Decks of Destiny Up On Kickstarter

Steve Jackson created The Fantasy Trip waaaaaaaaaaaay back seemingly a million years ago as one of the first RPGs out there. Recently, he brought the game back successfully through Kickstarter. Now, they're looking to add more to it. Steve Jackson Games is running a Kickstarter for The Fantasy Trip: Decks of Destiny, a bunch more cards for the game.


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Facing the Titan GM-less RPG Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes, you just can find anyone that wants to GM the game. Let's face it, it's a lot of work. So, having a game that takes the GM out of the situation can be handy. Facing the Titan is one such game. Players take on the role of Companions looking to overthrow the Titan that rules the world. Will you be successful? The campaign is up on Kickstarter now.


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Skirmisher Publishing Releases The Kobold Lair

Kobolds. Pretty much anyone that's played a fantasy RPG has run up against them at some point. I know a lot of people find them annoying, but I kinda love 'em, both as an enemy as a possible PC choice. But that's me. If you also love kobolds, you might want to check out The Kobold Lair, a new detailed encounter from Skirmisher Publishing that's available now.


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New Dark Elf Beastmaster Available From Avatars of War

Animals have been used and are still used in combat pretty much since the beginning. There's a lot of creatures out there that are fierce and would love to just rip whatever they're pointed at to shreds. But to make sure they rip apart the right thing, you need trainers. That's where the Dark Elf Beastmaster comes in. She makes sure those savage monsters only tear up the right troops. You can pick up yours now from Avatars of War.


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Rebels of the Drifting City RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

It's nice to have single adventures that a DM can drop into a game. Maybe they ran out of time to get this next adventure prepped. Or they want to get their characters some experience before continuing on. Whatever the reason, pre-made adventures really help. And Space Daddy Games is here to help. They're running a Kickstarter for their Rebels of the Drifting City one-shot adventure for 5th Edition.


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Men of Hawkshold for Battleground Fantasy Warfare Up On Kickstarter

Battleground Fantasy Warfare has been around for quite some time. It's great for the minis fantasy player who doesn't necessarily want to deal with minis. In this Kickstarter, the Men of Hawkshold, the first faction for the game, is looking to get an update. There's new artwork. There's updated rules. It's got a bit of everything.


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Charmed & Dangerous Princess Adventure Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Editorial: I love everything about this campaign. Just so you know going in.
Charmed & Dangerous: The Sisters Grimm is a new tactical RPG card game that's up on Kickstarter now. It reimagines classic heroines and sets them out on adventure. You've got characters like Briar Rosa the Necromancer, Snow White the Ranger, and (my personal favorite) Gretel the Barbarian.


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Hamlet of Heroes D&D Supplement Up On Kickstarter

The thing with adventuring with low-level parties is that it can feel like the GM really has to bend the rules to make sure it's not just a TPK every time someone rolls initiative. Hamlet of Heroes looks to help, as it's a whole extended supplment of low-level adventures that your players can go on. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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