Sliding into Home — Deadball: Baseball With Dice

Deadball: Baseball With Dice Author: W.M. Akers Page Count: 67 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $10.00 Print – $15.00 Growing up, baseball was all the rage. My father gave me my first baseball glove when I was two. We’d go out in the back and play catch, which was more like I’d…

Gaming in a Virtual World

I hope one day folks will be able to read this article and reflect – “yeah, that’s right – we were in the middle of a pandemic back then.” Like probably every one of my “gaming generation”, I was introduced to gaming via face-to-face, physically present gaming. It was the early 1980s, and my next-door…

News Desk: Chaosium ENnie Winners

Chaosium congratulates our 2020 ENnie Award winners! Berlin the Wicked City won in both categories it was nominated: the Gold ENnie Award for Best Art – Cover and the Gold ENnie Award for Best Setting. Refractions of Glasston, our creative collaboration with the Taylor University Professional Writing Program, received a Judge’s Spotlight Award. We also congratulate our friends Stygian Fox Publishing –…

News Desk: Swordfish Islands 25% Off Sale

The GENCON awesomeness keeps rolling in! We just received this announcement from Swordfish Islands. Check them out and see if they have something you need in your collection. Books are On Sale! Gen Con’s been canceled! We’re missing our friends, fans, partners, and the beautiful city of Indianapolis. Our business is also missing the hustle,…

News Desk: Does Love Forgive? Special One-to-One Release From Chaosium

How do you know it’s GENCON week? Publishers start releasing new products and press releases. Despite GENCON being exclusively online this year, amazing things are happening. Chaosium just announced that they have released Does Love Forgive? A two scenario booklet for one payer and one Keeper, suitable for Keepers of all experience levels. It is currently…

[DCC RPG] A Kiss for Beauty: A Review of Prince Charming, Reanimator

FT 0 – Fairie Tales From Unlit Shores Prince Charming, Reanimator Author: Daniel J. Bishop Publisher: Purple Duck Games Page Count: 21 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want Print (DTRPG) – $9.99 The Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) Roleplaying Game keeps surfacing in my social media feeds and on our…

News Desk: Indie Groundbreaker Awards Winners

Last evening, the Indie Game Developer Network (IGDN) presented their annual Indie Groundbreaker Awards online via YouTube Live. The pre-event social was held on a pop-up Discord server, and post-event interviews with the nominees and winners were broadcast on Twitch. Started in 2016 to recognize the contributions being made to the roleplaying industry by a…

Horrors Weird and Mundane: Lovecraft Country (Novel) Review

“Arkham,” Atticus said. “The letter says Mom’s ancestors come from Arkham, Massachusetts.” Arkham: home of the corpse reanimator Herbert West, and of Miskatonic University, which had sponsored the fossil-hunting expedition to the mountains of madness. “It is made up, right? I mean—” “Oh, yeah,” George said. “Lovecraft based it on Salem, I think, but it’s…

Take the A Train – Harlem Unbound 2nd Edition Review

Harlem Unbound 2nd Edition Author: Chris Spivey, Sarah Hood, et al. Publisher: Chaosium, Darker Hue Studios Page Count: 368 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $21.99 Print (Chaosium) – $49.99 Author’s Note: Chaosium provided Rolling Boxcars with a digital copy of this book. One thing I’ve really enjoyed over the past several years…

Luck of the Draw? The GameMaster’s Apprentice: Fantasy Deck

The GameMaster’s Apprentice: Fantasy Deck Author: Nathan Rockwood Publisher: Larcenous Designs, LLC Page Count: Available Formats: PDF & Physical PDF (DTRPG) – $0.99 Print – $6.99 Note: the publisher routinely runs sales. Check the links above for sale prices.  When our patrons speak, we listen! We were asked to add some system agnostic and support…