Christmas in July? Maybe! Pre-GENCON New Releases

Well, it’s GENCON time and as in recent years, lots of new announcements and new things hitting the market or Kickstarter this time of year. This year is no exception. A few things of interest have come across my feeds in the last day or so. Here’s a summary of some of the cool things…

2018 ENnies Voting is Open, Replete With Controversy

The ENnies are coming up and this is a great time to vote for your favorite products in each category. I voted, have you? That being said, every year the ENnies become more and more controversial. This year is no exception! Many, many folks have taken to social media in the last few days even…

Cthulhu Britannica: London – Cards from the Smoke or Up in Smoke?

Cthulhu Britannica: London Cards from the Smoke Rules: Andrew Kenrick Art Direction: Jon Hodgson Publisher: Cubicle 7 Page Count: N/A (160 Large Cards) Available Formats: Print MSRP – $19.99 Recently, I was traveling for work and had a chance to visit a really nice gaming store just outside of Oklahoma City called Game HQ. Each year I…

Patron’s Choice Review for August – Top Secret: New World Order

Happy Sunday! The July Patron’s Choice poll just closed and our awesome Patrons made their voices heard, but we ended with a tie. Tied for first place was Top Secret: New World Order by TRS, Inc. and Delta Green: Need to Know by Arc Dream Publishing. Having only so much time each month, Mrs. Modoc broke the…

Advanced Labyrinth Lord Kickstarter Enters Final Days

Alright you OSR fans, as promised, we’re keeping in your informed about the Advanced Labyrinth Lord Kickstarter. As of the short article, there are 8 days left in the campaign and they are at something like 262% funded! They have unlocked two stretch goals– an adventure and referee screen. If this game, which is really…

Rob Twohy’s Fantasy Grounds Coding “mods” Turn D&D 5e up to 11

Recently I purchased the ultimate license for Fantasy Grounds to run my weekly Tomb of Annihilation game. So far, after a few months, I am very impressed with the interface, but there is a little bit of a learning curve. While I do have some issues with the overall functionality of Fantasy Grounds, I find…

Support Rolling Boxcars on Patreon

Good morning and Happy fourth of July! Just a quick note about our Patreon. Supporting us and the things we write is easier than ever through the Patreon. Every supporter puts a little closer to reaching our goals and bringing everyone new content and new forms of media. One of the advantages of Patreon is…

Aftershock Comics Provides Inspiration for Horror Games

I have begun a new geeky journey, sort of. The reality is after fifteen years of not reading comic books, I have returned to their warm embrace. Thanks to Free Comic Book Day for sucking me back in with the release of a new Strangers in Paradise story arc. Since May I have gotten sucked…

Masks of Nyarlathotep is Here!

Today is the day! The PDF of Masks of Nyarlathotep for 7th Edition went on sale worldwide. As of today, you have two options to purchase the PDF bundle.  Chaosium – For those wanting to later purchase the physical book set, this option is great. You will get a discount when purchasing the physical books…

3 Awesome Spanish RPGs That You Probably Don’t Know

Hi, readers of Rolling Boxcars! Today, Modoc invited me to talk about Spanish roleplaying games. Spain doesn’t export that many games which is a shame, because there are really cool ones. In this post I’m going to talk to you about three specific games I want the world to know more about. Aquelarre (Witches’ Sabbath)…