I Put A Curse On You! – Wizard Kittens: Library Edition

Wizard Kittens Library Edition Author: Publisher: Magpie Games Available Formats: Boxed Game Print – $29.99 I’m always looking for engaging games to play with my 11-year-old granddaughter. A friend and reader of Rolling Boxcars who demos Wizard Kittens for Magpie Games at conventions talked it up nicely, convincing me to buy it. It was so…

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Gaming Sales and Deals [Some Start Earlier]

Dear Readers, It’s that time of year again! Excellent sales and deals are abundant—allowing you to fill stockings and the void under the tree for yourself or your favorite gamer. See below some of the incredible publishers offering great deals this year. Don’t forget to check back often, as we’ll be updating this list when…

Holebuster! – Holes: Fantastic Combat Between Worlds

Holes Fantastic Combat Between Worlds Author: Richard Tucholka Publisher: Tri Tac Games Page Count: 52 Available Format: Print (DTRPG) – $7.95 In the early 2000s, the Earth experienced a period of prosperity. Man’s innovations help solve many of the world’s conflicts and issues. Life was good until a large hole appeared on a farm in…

Rolling Boxcars’ Top Ten Reviewed Table and Charts

Top Ten Table and Charts from RPGs, we’ve reviewed It has been 8 years since Rolling Boxcars’ first posting. We’ve come a long way, covering a variety of topics related to our hobby, tabletop gaming. In that time, our family has grown with new contributors entering while some exited. What has remained is a wealth…

Generic Systems – Are They A One-Stop Solution?

Do generic roleplaying game systems work well across various genres and settings or do they work better for some over others? This short article will attempt to answer that question, but we must first look at some generic systems out there and assess their strengths and weaknesses. This article will only look at the most…

Brrr! It’s Cold Outside – Delta Green: Jack Frost

Jack Frost Author: Shane Ivey Publisher: Arc Dream Publishing Page Count: 92 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.99 Print – $29.99 On December 22, 1998, an unseasonable extreme blizzard blanketed the town of Willis, Alabama, killing many residents. Scientific monitoring equipment registered anomalies in the area, getting the attention of elements falling under…

Peering Through the Hole – The Keyhole of Eternity [Star Trek]

The Keyhole of Eternity Authors: Nathan Dowdell, Sam Webb, Jim Johnson, et al Publisher: Modiphius Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG): $11.00 (standalone) / $40.00 (Tricorder Edition PDF Collection) Print/Digital Combo (Tricorder Edition) – $81.97 (US) / $81.97 (UK) The Keyhole of Eternity is a mini-campaign that comes with Modiphius’ Star…

One Conspiracy To Rule Them All – The One Ring Starter Set

The One Ring™ Starter Set Authors: Francesco Nepitello, James Michael Spahn, et al Publisher: Free League Publishing Page Count: 108 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $19.99 Print [Box set]- $43.15 The Shire and the Hobbits of Middle Earth are iconic and indelible as they take centerstage in One Ring’s™ Starter Set. Conceived and published…

Tales of the Weird – Weird Heroes of Public Access

Weird Heroes of Public Access: A Role Playing Game Author: Rev Joey Royale Publisher: Get Haunted Industries Page Count: 20 Available Formats: Print Print – $10 The county of Fairhaven recently established a public access television station—WHPA-TV13—which is woefully underfunded and striving to make a go of it. WHPA-TV13 thrives on cheap sets, inebriated guests,…

Phasers to Stun! – Star Trek Adventures: Tricorder Collector’s Box Set

Star Trek Adventures: Tricorder Collector’s Box Set Author: Nathan Dowdwell et al. Publisher: Modiphius Page Count: Boxed set, 308 pp. (main book) Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $40.00 Print/Digital Combo (Modiphius US)– $81.97 (currently out of stock) Print/Digital Combo (Modiphius UK)– $81.97 Modiphius’s Star Trek Adventures Tricorder Collector’s Box Set is an alternate core…