The Mercenaries sourcebook for the Infinity RPG is now available, at least as a pdf. Yes, since shipping right now is a little sketchy, sending you an actual book isn't the easiest. However, downloads are only affected by virtual viruses, so you can still pick it up relatively safely. You can head over to Modiphius' webshop now and get it for yourself.
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It's always nice to have references for all the powers that a group of players can get in an RPG. There's so many, having a quick guide is great. And that's what you get with the Sorcery and Discipline Decks for Vampire: The Masquerade from Modiphius. Having these on-hand will make figuring out what everyone's capable of just that much easier for everyone at the table. Pre-orders are being taken now with release coming hopefully in July.
In order to show off some more of the new character options that are in the Near Space book for Starfinder that's out, Paizo likes to put together a character that uses some of them. That way, instead of just getting a bit of a rule without much context, you can see how it fits into an actually-build character. In this case, we get a look at Daytenna Flass, a new NPC also from the book.
A new edition of the Fading Suns RPG is up on Kickstarter now. They've got a Universe Book, Character Book, and Gamemaster Book as their core books available. Adding to that, there's a Faction Book, GM screen, Tokens, and more that you can pick up so you've got everything you need to get playing and then some.
Many of us are stuck at home right now. So, at-best, we can play our RPGs with friends over virutal tabletops. Most games aren't designed for this. Gunship is. It's a new sci-fi RPG that's up on Kickstarter now. It's got a space-Western feel to it. So, saddle up your starship and head into the farthest reaches of space.
Silver Games has been working on more than just Ponyfinder. They've also got Tails of the City, a new RPG Adventure that's up on Kickstarter now. If you're playing Pathfinder 1st or 2nd edition or Dungeons & Dragons 5th, it's statted out for you. Head on over and check it out.
Sure, we're just getting into Spring (here in the North, anyway), but that doesn't mean you can't have some spooky and scary in your life. Horror in the Windy City is a turn-of-the-last-century setting book that'll make the horrors of Chicago even more horrifying. It's on Kickstarter with the accompanying The Devil's City novella.
When you get a game, of course you want to know what's inside it. You can leave that up to finding out when you get it, but you might want to know ahead of time. Well, if you're wanting to know what's in the Forgotten Waters box, you're in luck, as Plaid Hat Games has posted up an unboxing video on their site.
Professional wrestling. It's a hoot. It's all the high-fling action of Cirque De Soliel with the drama and pathos of Telenovellas. And this Wednesday, it's coming to Starfinder. Paizo will be running a game and introducing X.T.R.E.M. wrestling to the game.
As with any game, especially a complex one, there's going to be questions about how the rules work and different interactions between them. And with a game like Dungeons & Dragons, those interactions can get rather complex, indeed. Well, WotC is here to help. They've updated their Sage Advice Compendium to give you all the info you need to make sure you're playing the game with the rules as intended.
PDF and electronic versions of books are nice. You can carry a whole library with you in your pocket. But... I don't know, man, there's just something about having an actual book in your hands. I love it. If you're like me and you've been wanting to get a physical copy of Skirmisher Publishing's best-selling City Builder book, you now can in hardcover.
Information is key during this time. You want to know what's going on outside while you're inside. You want to know when things will hopefully start to normalize out a bit. To help keep you in the know, Paizo has been posting regular updates during this crisis. They've got a new one up, including a look at what they will be releasing this month.
As the DM/GM, you've gotta come up with every aspect of the game world the players will explore. That can be rough. Thankfully, there's pre-made settings that you can add to your own game for a quick and easy bit of world-building. In this case, we have Draharsis, a set of three islands that are filled with mysteries. You can find this setting book up on Kickstarter now.
Here we are at the start of a new month. This is going to be a rough one for a lot of us. But being informed, even if it's not the brightest of news, is still better than just being in the dark. That's why, though it's not the happiest of news, Paizo's posted an April Update so you can know what they've got going on, as well as their convention schedule for the next several months (hey, some of them aren't cancelled. And many are moving to online).
A new pdf sourcebook for the Conan RPG is available from Modiphius. It's Conan the Wanderer and it heads to a region that Conan actually didn't have much exposure to during his life. It's the far East, with all its many and varied civilizations. If you want to explore a whole new region, this is the book for you. You can purchase and download your copy now.
We all tyop from time to tiem. That's just life. Most of the time, it just leads to a nonsense word. However, occasionally, you can create a real gem with a typo. Well, the folks at Paizo have been saving some of these typoes and turning them into monsters for Pathfinder. They've got full stats and you can add them to your game now.
As with most Starfinder releases, there's a little bit of something for everyone inside Near Space, their upcoming book. GMs will have guides for new planets and regions of space. Players will have new character options. It's some of these options that we get a look at here in this article as Paizo builds a new character sporting some of those spiffy, new options.
Planning. Thinking ahead. Knowing what you're going to do. It's important in many situations, but vital right now. It's also going to be a major part of the upcoming Forgotten Waters game from Plaid Hat. So much so that it's got its own phase: the appropriately named Planning Phase. It's that which we get a preview of here today.
Ah, the American wild west. There's a lot of legend and myth around that time and place of the world. The West during the late 1800s and early 1900s is quite a place to move around in, if you get a chance. And you get said chance in Mud, Blood, & Glory, the western RPG. There's a new, updated 2nd edition that's available now in pdf form. If you're wanting to get out and see some big sky and traverse the plains and desert, now's a good time to do it (vicariously through RPGs, that is. You should stay indoors).
Looking for a new system to try out while you're at home? Can't go out and drive anywhere but wish you could? Watched any Mad Max movies lately? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you might want to check out Devil's Run. It's a post-apocalyptic RPG that's available now from Modiphius.
I know for a fact that you can still play your RPGs while practicing social distancing. I played just this past weekend, for example, while nobody was in the same apartment as me. And since you can still get pdfs without having to worry about shipping woes. So, Paizo's got their Spring Social event going on where you can save on their products over in their webshop.
What do you love about D&D adventures? What do you hate? What would you like to see more of? What level makes them the most useful? What sort of tables and charts help out? It's going to be a little different for everyone, but still, Elderbrain is looking to create the Best D&D Adventure and they want your help. They've posted up an extensive survey and are asking gamers to partake.
Like every company, Paizo's been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They've posted an update about how things are going over there. Long story short: no physical shipments for 2 weeks, PaizoCon for this year is cancelled, you can still get pdf purchases right away so you can game while you're at home.