Role Playing Games


Pathfinder 2.0 Playtest Begins

Playtesting is a vital part of any game's development. Something might seemingly work as-written, but once you get to the table and start trying to work with it, you might find the rules clunky or unclear or in other need for refining. With a game as beloved and big as Pathfinder, Paizo wants to make sure that when the new edition hits shelves, it's as perfect as it can be. So that's why they're enlisting your help. You've seen the previews, now get the materials and see how they work for yourselves. The Pathfinder 2.0 Playtest is on.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Characters From Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Beginner Game

Many of you out there adventure through Rokugan when playing the L5R card game. Soon, you'll have an new way to experience that foreign land. Fantasy Flight is coming out with a new Legend of the Five Rings RPG, and they're kicking things off with a beginner's starter box to ease you into it. In this preview, we get a look at a pair of the pre-generated heroes that you'll find in the box.

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Svilland Saga Norse Campaign Setting Coming To Kickstarter

Come from the land of the ice and snow. From the midnight sun, where the hot springs flow.
Yes, from up in the arctic circle (or for those that read Greek, the bear circle), there's many adventures to be had. If you want to carve a legend for yourself among that harsh land and hardy civilization, you'll have to be tough and cunning. And that's just what they bring you in Svilland Saga, a new campaign setting for 5th Edition that's coming to Kickstarter soon.

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Conan The Pirate Available From Modiphius

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! It's a pirate's life for me!
Hey, I downloaded from Napster back in the day. That counts, right?
Ok, so maybe I'm not much of a pirate, but Conan is, and so can you when you play the Conan RPG from Modiphius. They've released the Conan the Pirate supplement in pdf format.

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Paizo Previews Multiclassing and Archetypes in Pathfinder 2.0

Fighter/Rogue, Wizard/Ranger, Warlock/Barbarian, there's all sorts of combinations you can make. Multiclassing is a way to have a bit of variety with your characters. But how will it work in Pathfinder 2.0? We get a look at that. Along with it, Paizo is showing off a bit about different Archetypes as well, which can further differentiate characters in a class from one-another.

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Oddity High RPG Up On Kickstarter

We all know what it's like to be in high school. You've got all the various cliques: the jocks, the cheerleaders, the band geeks, the nerds, the aliens, the espers... Wait, what? You've got those cliques if you go to Oddity High, at least, it's a new RPG up on Kickstarter about your average, everyday Japanese high school that just happens to have all sorts of fantasy and sci-fi characters that go there.

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Space 1889: Nocturne in the City of Lights Available from Modiphius

Ah, gay Paris. What a wonderful city. The city of lights. Romance, art, architecture. It's all there. And you can go there in Nocturne in the City of Lights, a new adventure for Space 1889 from Modiphius (hey, just because you can go into space doesn't mean there's nothing left to do on the Earth, after all).

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Paizo Posts New Starfinder Armory Preview

You can't really just grab any suit of armor, start wearing it, and expect to be able to just do all the things you regularly do unless you've been trained in its use. You're not going to be as mobile, as flexible, or nearly as well protected unless you work with that armor. In the new Starfinder Armory, there's new character options that show when you've really put in the time and effort to learn just how armor works, and that's what we get a preview of here.

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CMON Announces Zombicide RPG

You've fought zombies in the malls. You've fought them in the morgues. You've fought them in the prisons. You've fought them in castles. You've fought them in hedgerows. You'll soon be fighting them in space. But this new Zombicide lets you fight zombies in an all-new way. CMON has announced a new Zombicide Role-Playing Game.

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Modiphius taking Pre-Orders For Print Version of Capharnaum – The Tales of the Dragon-Marked

The Middle East has a rich history that stretches back thousands of years. And, of course, there's all sorts of myths and tales that have been created throughout that time. Capharnaum - The Tales of the Dragon-Marked sets you into that mystic land and time and lets you run around, dealing with thieves, finding genies, and getting you fitted for your own flying carpet. Print copies are available for pre-order now from Modiphius.

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Skirmisher Publishing Running 12 Titles, for 12%, for 12 Days

The folks over at Skirmisher Publishing are no Scrooges. They are looking to celebrate Christmas all year around with their special 12 Days, 12 titles, for 12% sale. That's right, it's a collection of 12 of their most popular titles for only 12% of their regular price. Obviously, you only have 12 days to get in on the action.

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Entromancy Sci-Fantasy RPG Coming To Kickstarter

Every day, we're looking for new power sources for our world. Fossil fuels will run out eventually, and we need to replace them with something. In Entromancy, part of that replacement is made by ceridium, a new element. However, along with energy, it's unleashed magic on an unsuspecting world. Your characters find themselves in San Francisco in such a world. How will they make it day to day? That's up to you to decide. The game is coming to Kickstarter next month.

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Your Best Game Ever Book Up On Kickstarter

Your Best Game Ever is a sourcebook with a difference. Most RPG books give you info to use in your game, and in a way, this is the same. However, instead of just items to use, it's actual strategies to get the most out of your RPG experience. It's not a list of new types of swords, but things you can do to increase the fun and immersion for everyone at the table. And if anyone knows about this kind of stuff, it's Monte Cook. The book is up on Kickstarter now.

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Paizo Previews Half-Elves and Half-Orcs in Pathfinder 2.0

I am all for race-mingling. Nothing inherently wrong with that at all. And that includes into your fantasy settings. That's where you can get Half-Elves and Half-Orcs. But how will these characters be handled rules-wise with race feats and such? That's what we find out in this Pathfinder 2.0 preview from Paizo.

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