Inconceivable! The Princess Bride RPG is Coming

Oh hell, my all time favorite movie, The Princess Bride, is becoming an RPG! I am both super excited and scared at the same time. Why? the former is pretty obvious, but the latter stems from the fear they will not do it justice. I am familiar with the designer’s previous works and they have been…

CoC News: Horror on the Orient Express will Soon be out of Print!

This is for all of the Call of Cthulhu fans out there. Chaosium just reported that that their inventory of the ENnie award winning campaign, Horror on the Orient Express is running out. Consider this your last call to pick it up before it’s out of print and the price skyrockets. I suspect with the…

MACE Gaming Convention – Less Than A Week Away!

The MACE gaming convention in Charlotte, NC is this coming weekend and I am super stoked to be returning again this year. It has begun to become one of my annual destinations to play games and meet up with old friends. This year is promising to be better than last year for sure. If you happen…

ODAM Publishing Launches Laruna: Age of Kingdoms

My friends at ODAM publishing just launched a new Kickstarter today for their new boardgame based in the land of Laruna. I have been a huge advocate for the ODAMs two previous RPG lines in the past. By the way, both of which are awesome! One of those RPGs, Of Dreams and Magic, inspired their…

Kickstarter: A Far Off Land, A Fate RPG in Two Worlds

Fans of FATE RPG, have you seen this newly launched FATE based RPG on Kickstarter? It looks pretty promising and may in fact be worth your time to check it out if you have not done so already. Don’t forget to have a look at the 12 page preview that they are providing as well….

Get Zweihander RPG for Free – Limited Time Only!

Do you like dark and grim fantasy RPGs? If so, there’s your chance to grab Zweihander, the Warhammer Fantasy Retro-clone RPG for free! Grab it by the 1st of november from DTRPG for free and enjoy, compliments of the publisher. There is much buzz surrounding this game and how good it is. While I have…

War Diary Magazine- “Try Us You’ll Love Us” Sale

The folks over at WAR DIARY magazine are having a “try us you’ll love us” sale! For a limited time only, gamers in the US and Canada can get a copy of our current issue for only $5.00! And when you subscribe, you’ll even get a single use discount codes good for 25% discounts on…

Strike Them a Blow – MMP Retires Several Game Lines

Today, on Facebook, MMP announced they are ending several product lines and scaling back at least one other in what appears to be an attempt to further focus on what is selling and generating profits. We wish them all the best and continued success with the great game lines that are keeping in their catalog. What…

The Essential List of King Arthur Pendragon Roleplaying Books

Earlier this year I was part of an engaging online conversation about King Arthur Pendragon and what books were essential versus nice to have. The following is a really well laid out synopsis by Reddit user Bimbarian. The following is used with permission. All of the mentioned books can be purchased from DriveThruRPG. The rulebook…

Are Local Gaming Stores Going Extinct?

I wrote the following article nearly three years and while some of my assertions then still hold true, our plethora of local gaming stores are drying up! The latest victim is a combination used bookstore and gaming store. They have done very well for themselves over the last eleven years, but they recently announced they…

Bumps Along the Road – Slowly Getting Back to Normal

Things are slowly getting back to normal at Rolling Boxcars. This summer has been absolutely a mess! We were on a roll reviewing and writing great articles and then work got crazy with the passing of a co-worker. Having pulled double duty for a number of weeks and then along comes hurricane Irma and several…