A Look at acts of Malice, volume one

acts of MALICE, volume one Author: David Kizzia Publisher: MonkeyFun Studios Page Count: 23 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – Currently Available to Kickstarter Backers Only Recently, we published our review of the roleplaying game a town called Malice (Nordic Horror Never Looked so Good – A Town Called Malice) which was well received by…

APOCTHULHU – A First Look

APOCTHULHU Author: Dean Engelhardt, Chad Bowser, Jo Kreil Publisher: Cthulhu Reborn Page Count: 73 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – PWYW The fine folks at Cthulhu Reborn we kind enough to provide us with a preview of the new APOCTHULHU Quickstart Rules that were just released on 29 May 2020. In the days leading up…

Up The Irons [Ironsworn RPG]

Ironsworn Designer: Shawn Tomkin Published in: 2018 Page Count: 270 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – Free Print – varies For well over a year, I’ve had a PDF copy of Ironsworn tucked away in my RPG collection. Many times have I passed over it in favor of something else. Even with the…

It Takes Two — 1920s Shanghai Sourcebook [Call of Cthulhu]

A couple of months ago I reviewed The Sassoon Files (An attempt to Destroy the Truth – The Sassoon Files Review); in that review, I commented that “Anyone looking for more info on Shanghai can turn to The Mask of Nyarlathotep Companion (out of print) which highlights Shanghai in 1925.” That prompted one of our…

The Great Pendragon Campaign Recap 489-495

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, – The Second Coming, William B. Yeats, 1919 This marks the final recap of the Uther phase of our Great Pendragon Campaign. It was a brutal experience, with not all of our knights surviving the experience.  As before, I’ll post the recaps…

News Desk: HERO:The Card Game Launched on Kickstarter

For those who love card games with a deck-building engine, dueling aspect, a rich backstory, and elegant gameplay, you may want to check out Hero: The Card Game. It launched on Kickstarter yesterday, 19 May 2020. I have had the opportunity and pleasure of playing it several times while it was in playtest at a…

News Desk: GENCON Canceled, Going Virtual

Yesterday, GENCON Indie announced that they are canceling this year’s in-person convention and will be going virtual instead in an attempt to keep con-goers safe. You can read their press release here for more details. To have “something” in August, GENCON is going to host GENCON Online. There are no details available as of yet,…

New Desk: Savage Worlds Charity Scenario from Arion Games

Just the other day, Arion Games published a really cool charity scenario in PDF (later in print) through DriveThruRPG. This scenario, “Invasion“, is for Savage Worlds, and all proceeds from its sale go to Doctors Without Borders. You can learn more about this scenario by following the linked title above.  Thank you, Bifford for the…

Dear Rolling Boxcars: Thoughts on Modeling Mass Combat

Thank you, Dana, for your question regarding how we would best simulate Bronze Age warfare in a tabletop roleplaying game. This is a tough question to tackle, so please bear with us as we lay out our thoughts and explanations. One of my (Modoc) first gaming passions is historical tabletop wargames of the hex and…

News Desk: Journal d’Indochine Coming to Kickstarter

We have received the following notification from our friends at the Sons of the Singularity. We were huge fans of their previous Call of Cthulhu supplement – The Sassoon Files – we expect this new supplement to be of the same high quality. If you’d like to get a sense of what you can expect…