RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha Review

Chaosium’s newest incarnation receives a lot of well-deserved praise. However, I’m a little surprised to be writing a playtest review where I indicate it didn’t quite work for my group. To be fair I think there’s a lot of groups it will work for and I’d love to give it another chance. In this review,…

Editor’s Desk: Carbyne Jungle Live on Kickstarter

The folks over at Nor Cal Mythos (NCM) Entertainment just let us know that they have launched their first-ever Kickstarter campaign. The following was taken from thier Kickstarter page. If you’re a fan of Sci-Fi Fantasy, this may be a game for you. Have a look at their campaign for more details. Nor Cal Mythos…

Support Independent Podcasts (Part IV)

Back in May, I wrote a short article about supporting small independent podcasts — Support Independent Podcasts; this is the next installment in our “Support Independent Podcasts” series. We’ve received tons of shares and likes on various social media platforms and we’re really humbled by that, keep doing it, we love it! But that’s not…

Editor’s Desk: Black Void Now Available

Our friends over at Modiphius just sent us over the following press release. How the heck did I miss this? This looks really cool! ~ Modoc Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! Press Release: Black Void, an innovative new dark fantasy RPG releases! Modiphius is delighted to announce the release of the…

Cthulhu Mythos Sale at DTRPG

Calling all Mythos fans, DriveThruRPG is currently having their annual Cthulhu Mythos sale in honor of H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday. This annual sale features more than 1400 titles all under the worthy theme of the Cthulhu Mythos. There is a slew of great products in this year’s sale. It’s worth taking your time to sift through…

Dear Rolling Boxcars…

Do you have a gaming or geek-related question? Do you need help with a situation? How about a recommendation? If so, submit your questions to “The Boxcars” and let us weigh in with our collective wisdom. Questions can be submitted on the Ask The Boxcars page. Dear Rolling Boxcars, “How do people overcome the fear…

The Stars Were Right at the 2019 ENnies

It’s been an interesting run for Chaosium over the past few years. In 2015, the company was struggling to deliver on its Kickstarter commitments when the Old Ones returned, Sandy Petersen and Greg Stafford, and bringing with them the Moon Design Publications team. They managed to deliver on their Kickstarter commitments and since then have…

Show Your Support for Rolling Boxcars

Dear readers, Thank you for reading and frequenting our labor of love. The Rolling Boxcar team is humbled daily by our readership numbers, but more importantly, knowing that many of you are getting something out of these articles and reviews. As summer is slowly beginning to turn into fall (somewhere in the world), we’re looking…

Crime Network: Cosa Nostra — An RPG You Can’t Refuse

Crime Network: Cosa Nostra Designers: Brendan Davis, Steve Bowden, and William Butler Artists: Jeff Preston, Leanne Buckley, Adam Schmidt, and Michael Prescott Publisher: Bedrock Games Published in: 2010 Page Count: 105 Available Formats: PDF (DTRPG) – $1.99 Print (linked from publisher website) – $19.99 Just about every genre of fiction literature or film has a roleplaying…

The Journey: Masks of Nyarlathotep Session #4 (New York Begins)

What follows is session 4 of my ongoing Masks of Nyarlathotep game that I am running for four players. Nick Jones – Investigative Reporter. Sam Switch – Mechanic (who has a deep dislike for Henry Ford), Daisy Elizabeth Tillinghast – Cat Burglar (her cover is governess/nanny), John  Bigbeautea – Occultist. SPOILERS AHEAD Session 4 opens…