Role Playing Games


Kisarta Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Look, I know we have 2 months of summer left, but ever since the start of July, I've been listening to my Autum station on Pandora (seeded with Type O Negative, Ministry, Misfits, Calabrese, Joy Divison, Zombie Death Train, etc., etc., etc.). While I don't really consider myself "Goth," I certainly like that aesthetic. And so, I'm kinda interested in seeing more about Kisarta, a new horror setting book for 5th Edition that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Paizo Previews GM Tools for Pathfinder 2nd Edition

So far, most of the previews for Pathfinder 2nd edition have focused on characters and what they're capable of and how they work. But, while for a player, the character is everything. For the GM, the characters are only the beginning. They've got a whole world to manage, and that's not always so easy. So, in this preview, we get a look at what tools GMs will have at their disposal for making things work smoothly.


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Hyperborea: Otherworldly Tales for Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea Up On Kickstarter

Who wants to have to make their own adventures? Nobody, that's who! (Ok, I know a lot of you actually do create your own adventures and love it, but just go with me on this one) That's why North Wind Adventures are running their Hyperborea: Otherworldly Tales Kickstarter campaign. It's bringing you two new adventures for Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea. You can go check out the campaign now.


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Torg Eternity: Aysle Supplement Up On Kickstarter

Torg Eternity sure has been blowing up the charts since its recent return to tabletops. Players are looking for more cool adventures to add to their collection, and another is up on Kickstarter now. Aysle continues the Possibility War (it's not just possible, it's actually happening). Backers can also possibly help bring more to the game, with the ability to create new Archetypes for the game.


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Kingmaker Late Pledges Now Available

When you miss out on a crowdfunding campaign, you might think, "well, damn, all those deals are gone forever." But many times, that's not the case when the company allows late pledges. And that's just what we have here. Paizo is taking late pledges for their Kingmaker adventure for Pathfinder. You have from now until the end of September to get your order in.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Tech From Star Wars RPG: Gadgets & Gear

There's a lot of little gizmos, gadgets, tech, toys, weapons, and other gear in the Star Wars universe. From weapons to communicators to scanners to everything in-between. Fantasy Flight is putting out a book full of the stuff for the Star Wars RPG, called Gadgets and Gear, and they want you to get a sneak-preview of what will be lining Wotto's shelves when the book releases.


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Magical Kitties Save the Day RPG Up On Kickstarter

There's problems out in the world. Problems like witches. Problems like aliens. Problems like hyper-intelligent raccoons. And modern problems call for modern solutions. I mean, of course, magical kitties. And that's exactly what you'll be becoming in Magical Kitties Save the Day, a new RPG from Atlas Games that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Mutant: Elysium RPG Coming August 1st From Free League Publishing

The next expansion for Mutant: Year Zero is coming in August. Free League Publishing has announced that Mutant: Elysium will hit store shelves August 1st. So, what can you expect? New Enclave human character creation. A detailed description of Elysium I. A complete campaign. And much more.


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Justice Velocity RPG Coming August 15th

Who wouldn't want to star in an action movie? Cool gear. Cool clothes. You always have the best hair. Tear-ass around downtown with almost no traffic whenever you want. It'd be amazing. And while we can't be real-life action movie stars, we can in Justice Velocity. The RPG from Polyhedra Games was successfully Kickstarted, and soon it will be making its way to tabletops. The official release date is August 15th.


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Modiphius Announces Organized Play And New Releases For Vampire: The Masquerade

Listening to Type O Negative while typing this seems rather appropriate. Anyway, one of the things about Vampire: The Masquerade is that they have a worldwide network of games that people will join in with. Sure, other games do this sort of thing as well, but it's sort of one of the things V:TM is known for. And Modiphius is making sure that the newest edition continues that legacy. They're signing up people now for their Organized Play system. They've also teased some new releases that you can look forward to.


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The Kaldori Project RPG Campaign Book Up On Kickstarter

Making an entire game world on your own is tough. There's a million little details to figure out. Why not leave that up to someone else? That's what The Kaldori Project has done. It's a new setting book that includes maps, towns, cities, new creatures, new classes, and whole new quests for your games of Dungeons & Dragons. You can back this new book on Kickstarter now.


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Red Scar Publishing Announces Kings of War RPG

You've played the miniatures game. Soon, you'll be able to create your own character and dive headlong into the realm of Mantic's Kings of War miniatures game, as Red Scar Publishing has announced that they've partnered with Mantic to create an RPG of the popular minis game. The Kings of War RPG will come to Kickstarter next month.


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New John Carter of Mars RPG Releases Available From Modiphius

For those of you Barsoom fans, there's a couple of new releases for the John Carter of Mars RPG available now over on the Modiphius website. There's the Player's Guide (incredibly handy, that), the Heroes of Helium Miniatures, for representing your characters on the tabletop, the Character and Token Card Deck (for even more representation on the table), and finally the Landscap and Location card deck, to make sure you've got some varried terrain while you're gaming.


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Paizo Countdown to Pathfinder 2E Schedule Posted

The launch of Pathfinder 2nd Edition is Paizo's biggest release of the year, and we're getting ever-closer to its release. In the time that's left before it gets to store shelves, Paizo has set up a Twitch channel and will be broadcasting previews, interviews, and more about this exciting update to many people's favorite RPG. They've given us a schedule so we can all know when to tune in.


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Demigods RPG Up On Kickstarter

It's one thing to get into an argument with your parents. It's another thing if one of your parents is a deity. Makes things a little tougher. Though it does come with the perks of you, yourself, having some pretty amazing powers. And that's what we have in Demigods, a new RPG that's up on Kickstarter now that puts you in the shoes of a half-divine character trying to make it in the world.


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Big Eyes, Small Mouth RPG Up On Kickstarter

One of the original anime RPGs is getting a new edition. Big Eyes, Small Mouth (often also called BESM) is going into its fourth edition. This new version is brought to you by the teaming up of Japanime Games and Dyskami Publishing. Considering their areas of expertise, it seems like a perfect fit. You can check out the game up on Kickstarter now.


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Journey Guide: Horror Storytelling Deck Up On Kickstarter

Being a GM can be rough. You need to come up with the entire world in which your players are adventuring, plus, all those adventures. Sometimes, you can hit a snag and have a lack of story. That's where the Journey Guide: Horror deck comes in. It's a set of story prompt cards, each with a horror theme for this first deck, that you can just drop right into your game. The deck is up on Kickstarter now.


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Catalyst Previews Magic in Shadowrun 6th Edition

Shadowrun is a sci-fi setting unlike many others. It's not all hacking and lasers and cybernetic parts. It's also elves and dragons and magic. With a new edition of the game coming up, people are wondering how that magic system will work. Well, you're in luck, as that's just what Catalyst is showing off in this preview.


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The Spy Game RPG Up Now On Kickstarter

Players often will hang on to rules systems the like and not be too thrilled about having to learn a new one for a game. Saying, "it's a rules sysem you already know" is a good way to get someone to join your game. So, if you have friends that know and love the 5th Edition rules, but you want to play something with more espionage, The Spy Game is just right for you. The new setting and campaign guide is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fight or Flight 5th Edition Setting Book Up On Kickstarter

Fight or Flight is a new setting book for 5th Edition D&D that's up on Kickstarter now. It adapts the avian-based setting from the books, Avian Adventurers, Myths and Magic, and Idols of Aether, and lets you head down into that world of feathers, beaks, and talons. This setting is truly for the birds (but that's the point).


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Building Characters in Pathfinder 2nd Edition

Your character. If you're not the DM, it's pretty much everything you have in an RPG. So, it's important that your character is built the way you want. But how do you go about making one? That's an extremely important question, and one that's answered in this article from Piazo about building characters in Pathfinder 2nd Edition.


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Infinity RPG Card Decks Coming This Week From Modiphius

So, later this week is a holiday for us here in the US. I'll be taking some time off, so it's actually really helpful that Modiphius is letting us know about some releases they'll be having on the 4th. Lets me still tell you about it, while I'll be BBQing and making things explode. Anyway, this Thursday, they'll be releasing several RPG decks for the Infinity RPG.


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