Dear Rolling Boxcars…

Do you have a gaming or geek related question? Do you need help with a situation? How about a recommendation? If so, submit your questions to “The Boxcars” and let us weigh in with our collective wisdom. Questions can be submitted on the Ask The Boxcars page. Dear Rolling Boxcars How does one submit a…

Up, Up, and Away! Mighty Protectors Villains and Vigilantes™ 3.0

Mighty Protectors Villains and Vigilantes™ 3.0 Authors: Jack Herman and Jeff Dee Illustrator: Jeff Dee Published by: Monkey House Games Page Count: 166 Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 Softcover (Lulu) – $29.99 Hardcover (Lulu) – $54.99 What makes a superhero game great? Is it the awesome superpowers characters’ display? Could it be the…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game

I have decided the time was right for another of my very infrequent installment of Mysterious Monday. Over the past several years I have published these infrequent installments of short story seeds, often at times creepy, for you to use as you see fit. If you enjoy reading these or put any of them to…

Happy Fourth of July

For all of us in America, today is a day of celebration, cookouts, and beverages. We, the Boxcars, are taking the day off to spend time with our families and loved ones. Gaming will be had by all! In the meantime, be safe and happy gaming. ~ The Boxcars  

The Long Afternoon of Earth — Heating Up Your Gaming Session

The Long Afternoon of Earth (Original Title: Hothouse) Author: Brian Aldiss Publisher: Signet Books Reprinted: 1962 Page Count: 192 Purchase on Amazon: Price Varies Far into the future the Earth no longer spins on its axis. It sits in a fixed position with half covered in perpetual sun and other cloaked in darkness. It’s orbiting…

Support Independent Podcasts (Part II)

There are so many great podcasts out there to listen too. I’d like to bring to your attention three podcasts that deserve some extra praise. These creators produce these podcasts for our enjoyment out of love for the subjects they cover. Most of them working with shoe-string budgets if any at all. These are a labor…

Editor’s Desk: A Call for Metamorphosis Alpha Authors

Author Craig Martelle recent put a call out for stories on the Metamorphosis Alpha facebook group for the fourth installment of his Metamorphosis Alpha anthology series. This is open to professional authors and typewriter warriors alike. If you think you’ve got a good story and feel confident enough to keep to the timeline framed below…

Editor’s Desk: Modiphius is Streaming Weekly

The folks over at Modiphius asked us to help spread that word that they are now streaming twice week. I have included their message below. Check them out. Lloyd, one of there in-house GMs, is a character! ~ Modoc Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! I wanted to let you know…

Editor’s Desk: Rational Magic Coming to Kickstarter

Our friends over at Sons of the Singularity, LLC. just shot us a quick note to inform us of their newest project launching on Kickstarter this Friday. Rational Magic is a campaign filled with investigation, intrigue, and espionage set in a gritty dystopian fantasy world; a world that evolved from a traditional sword and sorcery…

Things That Go Bump in the Night – A Review of The Spirits of London

The Spirits of London Author: Robert Grayston Publisher: Stygian Fox Page Count: 22 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 Print (options available) – $7.99 – $10.98 Have you ever read a game supplement and thought, that was great, but it would be better if they had included <insert topic>. That’s how I…