Editor’s Desk: City of Mist Starter Set Available

This hit our inbox and we wanted to get the word out. Today, 16 May, the City of Mist Starter Set became available for purchase. Our friends at Modiphius are doing some really cool and innovative stuff lately, I’m sure this Starter Set with will prove to be a great additional to the City of…

Editor’s Desk: Last Eagles: Quatre Bras 1815 Now Available

This one is for all of you wargamers out there. We just got word that Hexasim has released Last Eagles: Quatre Bra 1815. Their newest game in the Eagles of France series is now available for purchase (pre-order). This game can be played as a stand alone game or can be married up to the…

Solo Roleplaying for Those Lonely Nights – Four Against Darkness (Book 1)

Four Against Darkness (Book 1) Author: Andrea Sfiligoi Publisher: Ganesha Games Page Count: 90 ISBN-10: 9781976371455 ISBN-13: 978-1976371455 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $8.00 Print (Amazon) – $12.99 Have you ever found yourself jonesing to play a roleplaying but lack the players or even a gamemaster? Ever thought to yourself while traveling, I’m bored? If…

Support Independent Podcasts

I was recently listening to episode 6 of Brits on Bikes and the GM, Jimmy Sprinkles, opened the episode with a challenge of sorts. He challenged all listeners who enjoy independent podcasts to show their support for those they listen to. I wanted to reflect on this challenge, especially for those independent podcasts that I…

The Journey: Masks of Nyarlathotep Session #2

What follows is session 2 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 2 opens…

Revisiting Star Wars: The Last Jedi

A complete cinematic failure. A betrayal of the character of Luke Skywalker. Feminist, SJW garbage… the worst film of 2017. That’s what I found from making a brief search for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I did find it interesting that The Emoji Movie, another 2017 release, apparently ranks higher than The Last Jedi. I’m the last…

Editor’s Desk: Two New D&D Books Nearing Release

For all you 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons fans, you might want to keep the following books on your radar over the next month or so. Pre-order them at Amazon or your FLGS. Do you have something you want the editor to be aware of? Submit newsworthy tidbits to our email at rollingboxcarsblog@gmail.com Ghost Ships…

Making the Kessel Run through the Star Wars RPG Universe

A long time ago on a gaming table far, far away… It is a period of choice. Star Wars Roleplaying games, some out of print, are finding their way back to the gaming table. During these decisions, gamers are unsure or not aware of the choices available to them. ROLLING BOXCARS, the best blog for…

Editor’s Desk: Select D&D 5e Books on Sale at Amazon

For those of you interested in picking up a few D&D 5th edition books, today on Amazon, there are a select few that are super cheap. If we missed some of the sale items, please comment below so others will know what else is on sale. Player’s Handbook – $21.13 Monster Manual – $20.94 D&D…