Role Playing Games


Skirmisher Publishing Releases Things That Go Bump in the Spaceship

Out in space, no one can hear you accidentally smack into a bulkhead. But on a spaceship itself, they can hear that. And they will with Things That Go Bump in the Spaceship, a new collection of aliens for your sci-fi RPG games from Skirmisher Publishing. You can pick up your copy now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Shinobi Characters From Courts of Stone

The world of Rokugan is filled with specialists. Those that have trained hard to hone their bodies into instruments to impose their Clan's will. In this preview of the upcoming Courts of Stone book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, we get a look at the Shinobi and see what makes these deadly warriors so dangerous.


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Liminal RPG Now Available In PDF From Modiphius

In their ever-continuing quest to be the publisher for every RPG ever created, Modiphius has a new one available over in their webshop. This time it's Liminal. The world we live in is a lot more exciting than it seems. Wizards, fey, supernatural foes. They all exist for those who want to look. You can get the core book in pdf now. They also have the physical version, but it sold out already.


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Ultimate Kingdoms RPG Supplement Up On Kickstarter

It's good to be king. But, in RPGs, you don't usually end up being the actual monarch in control of a country. ... But why the heck not? Ultimate Kingdoms not only helps you build kingdoms in your games, but it puts you in control of them. It's a supplement for both 5th Edition and Pathfinder, and it's up on Kickstarter now.


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Midweek Snippets

We've made it to Wednesday. Congratulations, everyone. Just another couple days and we can get back to the weekend. I'm looking forward to it. I'm still feeling better from earlier in the week. Need to get my sleep schedule back on track, though. Perhaps some energy from a couple of bite-sized gaming stories will help.

Today on the platter we have: Troll Warband Paper Figures Available From Skirmisher Publishing, Arabian Knights Dice Coming From Kraken Dice, The Decks of Adventurer's Allurement 5E Class Magic Items Up On Kickstarter, LOOT: Magic Item Deck For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter, and Reusable 5e Character Booklets Up On Kickstarter.


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Children of the Beast RPG Up On Kickstarter

You ever put your hand down on something, not realizing there's a bug on top of it? You feel the sudden squirming under your palm and you jump? Now, think if pretty much everything was like that. In the world of Children of the Beast, a strange corruption is infecting everything, turning it into living, moving creatures. That's the setting you find yourself in. Creepy, right? The game's up on Kickstarter now.


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Renegade Game Studios Taking Pre-Orders for Icarus

The city of Icarus is at the height of its power. In their revelry, they've decided to create a towering edifice to their magnificence. Ever-growing, the tower continues. But all is not well in the city, and eventually, the structure will come tumbling down. But what happens, exactly? That's up for you to decide in Icarus, the new storytelling game from Renegade Game Studios. The game comes out in September, but you can put your name on the list now to get it.


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Black Cats Gaming Posts The Spy Game RPG Quick Start Rules

Gamers can sometimes be uninterested in learning a whole new rules set, and can be set in their ways. But what if you want to play in a different setting? Thankfully, many rules can be adapted, especially RPG rules. As such, if you want to play an ultra-modern espionage and action RPG, you can still do that while using the 5th Edition rules many of you already know. That's because Black Cats Gaming is releasing The Spy Game. The full game is coming to Kickstarter soon, but you can snag a copy of the Quick Start rules now.


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River Horse Taking Pre-Orders for Ogres & Oubliettes Expansion for Tails of Equestria

Ogres & Oubliettes is the version of Dungeons & Dragons that they play in Equestria. Spike, Big Mac, and Discord have their own group and they play together all the time. Soon, you'll be able to join in their fun. The upcoming Ogres & Oubliettes set has a bunch of standees for your games of Tails of Equestria, but it's also got a new adventure for your ponies to go on.


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Modiphius Taking Pre-Orders For Fallout: Wasteland Warfare RPG Expansion Book

You maniacs! You blew it up! Damn you! Damn you all to hell!

Ok, so that was from Planet of the Apes and we're talking about Fallout, but the overall theme's the same. Nuclear war has devastated the land and now people are trying to scratch out a living in the aftermath. With few resources left, those out in the wasteland are constantly in conflict for them. That's where things pick up in Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, the new expansion book coming from Modiphius. If you want the book as soon as it's available, you can pre-order your copy now.


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The After Post Apocalyptic Setting For Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

So, the world has been destroyed. Damnit, Carl, I told you to not shine that laser pointer up into the sky. Various alien races came and fought a war over control of Earth. Now, cities are gone, and only a few small, isolated groups of humans remain. That's also the story behind The After, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that runs on the Savage Worlds system. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Paizo Previews The Broken Lands From the Lost Omens World Guide

When heading into a new region, it's good to get the lay of the land and know what you're heading into. That holds especially true if where you're heading isn't the most lush of environments. That's the case with The Broken Lands. We get a preview of them coming in the Lost Omens World Guide from Paizo.
"Watch out for snakes!"
Who said that?


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Rocket Age RPG Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Rocket Age takes you back to the sci-fi era as envisioned in classic sci-fi tales. Where every planet was habitable and filled with strange civilizations and adventure, travelling between planets took a day or two at most, and rayguns were standard-issue. They've adapted the game to work with 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons and have put the book up on Kickstarter.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Dathomirians and Nightsisters in Collapse of the Republic

Darksaber. If you've read it, you might regret it. If you haven't read it, you might've heard about it. It was one of the least-liked Star Wars EU books that came out years ago. And while the Disney purge of the EU wiped it from existence, elements from it remain, such as the planet Dathomir and the Force Witches that live there. And soon, they'll be making their way to the Star Wars RPG. Have yourselves a look in this peek into Collapse of the Republic.


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Battlestations: Dirtside Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Battlestations: Dirtside is a sci-fi RPG. Battlestations: Dirtside is a tactical skirmish game. Battlestations: Dirtside is a sci-fi RPG AND a tactical skirmish game. It all just really depends on how you want to play. You can play with or without a GM. You can play with friends or solo. It's kind of an all-in-one thing, really. It's also up on Kickstarter now.


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Adventures in Austerion RPG Up On Kickstarter

Adventures in Austerion is a new fantasy RPG that's up on Kickstarter now. Yes, it's an RPG, even though it looks like it's a board game. It simply uses a lot of board game elements to help the RPG along, like boards, cards, and dice. It's also meant to play fast, with sessions of just 2-3 hours if you so choose. It's meant as a crossover point for RPG-ers and Board Gamers.


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Hard Wired Island RPG Up On Kickstarter

Hard Wired Island is a retro-futuristic sci-fi RPG that takes its inspiration from great 90s anime series like Ghost in the Shell, Bubblegum Crisis, and (one of my personal favorites) Cowboy Bebop. It takes place on an orbiting space station that is slowly being taken over by corporations. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Asphodel Complex RPG Up On Kickstarter

The Asphodel Complex is an RPG designed to be easy to play, but hard to understand. By that, I mean that the world seems standard, until you step out the back door to your house and end up in a new dimension. The rules are designed for both new players and veteran gamers, with an emphasis on quick-play. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Brutal Games Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Having stand-alone adventures ready to just plug into a game can be invaluable for a GM. If you got busy during the week and didn't have a chance to plan, just pull one of these out and you're ready go to. That's what Brutal Games is. It's a new fantasy adventure for various editions of Dungeons & Dragons where the players have been captured by the locals and must now survival the deadly Brutal Games. Will they make it out? The module is up on Kickstarter now.


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SideQuests: Queen Of The Evernight RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Vampire Queen has slept for hundreds of years. Now, she's awake. And you think your significant other's grumpy in the morning? They've got nothing on the Vampire Queen. She started with turning a town into her thralls. And now she's going to take over the world. You thought them hogging the shower for an hour was bad. Queen of the Evernight, anew adventure for Dungeons & Dragons, part of the SideQuests series, is up on Kickstarter now.


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Children of the Beast RPG Coming to Kickstarter

I'm drawn to game that take what might seem usual and makes them different and unique. We've seen fantasy RPGs before, for sure. But I don't know of too many that have stories around them like Children of the Beast. Nexus Shift Games will be bringing this world "where mountains walk and moons crawl across the sky" to Kickstarter soon.


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