Good Summer to be an ASL Player

This is going to be a good summer for Advanced Squad Leader. Company comments on Facebook lead me to believe that not only Hatten in Flames will ship in late August, but also Armies of Oblivion will ship in late summer as well. A comment by Chas Argent “…AoO should still be in the warehouse…

Harassment of Any Kind Should Not be Tolerated!

I have been thinking about the reported and alleged sexual harassment at Origins this year. To be transparent, I follow one of the individuals affected on social media and I happen to believe this person is very credible. I am happy to see the Origin’s parent organization, GAMA, is taking a look into the situation…

Along Came an Itsy Bitsy Spider – A Review and Play Summary of Legs

Legs Author: Jim Phillips Cover and Interior Art: Tobias White Page Count: 21 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $Free I recently ran this scenario at one of my local game stores for five players, all with different gaming backgrounds and exposure to Call of Cthulhu. The review that follows is both a review and…

Masks of Nyarlathotep Pricing Finalized

Pricing information for the upcoming PDF is now available for Masks of Nyarlathotep. It will release in two formats (PDF and print), with PDF being released first on 1 July and the print version being released later this summer or fall. The PDF will be 666 pages in length; what a fantastic number! It will…

Mask of Nyarlathotep Release Date Announced

Great news! Chaosium just announced to those that signed up for the pre-order mailing list. Mask of Nyarlathotep will be released on 1 July 2018. This will be for the PDF only. The physical book will likely come a little later this summer or early fall. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter Join our…

Advanced Labyrinth Lord Kickstarter Now Live

I had promised to pass along when the combined Basic/Advanced Labyrinth Lord book went live, well today is that day! Existing books are NOT made obsolete by this combined book. Rather, this is just a combining of the two existing books into one for those that would prefer that. Additional art will be included and…

Tremulus is July’s Patrons Choice Review

Our June Patron’s Choice poll just closed out and our awesome Patrons voted for tremulus by Sean Preston. tremulus is a mythos inspired RPG that runs off the Powered by the Apocalypse game engine. Look for this review in the latter half of July. We’re now fully into our second calendar month with our little…

Harlem Unbound Makes the Diana Jones Award Shortlist

Today, I would like to take a moment to congratulate Chris Spivey of Dark Hue Studios who had his amazing book, Harlem Unbound, nominated for the Diana Jones Award and it made the shortlist! This is a quite a feat in and of itself for any person, company, product, etc. This a book that raised…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game [11 Jun 18]

It’s time for the next installment of Mysterious Monday! The theme this time is modern era horror. As always these plot hooks are written with the Call of Cthulhu RPG in mind but have a decidedly system-neutral approach.  The local chapter of the Jokers Motorcycle Club has been under continuous harassment by the local police…

Fear’s Sharp Little Needles is Coming

Kickstarter backers of Fear’s Sharp Little Needles by Stygian Fox Publishing just got notified that the initial PDF of the book will be available in a mere few days. This is really exciting news! I have been really looking forward to this particular project. Modern Call of Cthulhu, why yes, I think I will have…

ASL Historical Module – Hatten In Flames on Preorder

Listen up ASL players! MMP just announced a new ASL HASL boxset — Hatten in Flames. It is currently on preorder for $45 with an MSRP of $60. As always, there is no set delivery date at this time. In late December 1944, the American 7th Army was overextended throughout the French provinces of Alsace…