The Complete Mission: Impossible Dossier — Espionage RPG Inspirations

The Complete Mission: Impossible Dossier Photos — Star Bios — Plot Summaries — Technical Info The essential companion to the most popular television adventure series Author: Patrick J. White Pages: 456 Published: 1991 Publisher: Avon Books Amazon: Price may vary “Good Morning Boxcars readers, in the paragraphs below, I take a look at The Complete Mission:…

Support Independent Podcasts (Part V)

There are so many great podcasts out there to listen too. I’d like to bring to your attention three podcasts that deserve extra praise. The creators of these podcasts produce them 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…

Mapping out David Schirduan’s Bone Marshes

Bone Marshes Author: David Schirduan Page Count: 48 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $10.00 Print (other options available) – $20.00 Perpetual daylight is scorching the Bone Marshes. An unnatural phenomenon is destroying the wetlands, drying it up and setting it ablaze. A failed merchant with a bookish demeanor and an interest in the…

Metamorphosis Alpha: Red Is the Android

Metamorphosis Alpha Red Is the Android: Legend from the Starship Warden Authors: Craig Martelle & James M. Ward Published: June 21, 2019 Pages: 216 Available on Amazon: Kindle: $4.99 & Print: $11.99 Two years ago I made my debut on Rolling Boxcar reviewing the first book in the Metamorphosis Alpha series, Metamorphosis Alpha: Chronicles from the Warden, Volume 1. A…

Crime Network: Cosa Nostra — An RPG You Can’t Refuse

Crime Network: Cosa Nostra Designers: Brendan Davis, Steve Bowden, and William Butler Artists: Jeff Preston, Leanne Buckley, Adam Schmidt, and Michael Prescott Publisher: Bedrock Games Published in: 2010 Page Count: 105 Available Formats: PDF (DTRPG) – $1.99 Print (linked from publisher website) – $19.99 Just about every genre of fiction literature or film has a roleplaying…

Cryptworld RPG — I’m Getting Chills and They’re Multiplying

Cryptworld Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained Designers: Daniel Proctor and Tim Snider Artists: Jim Holloway, Brian Thomas, Tim Tyler  Publisher: Goblinoid Games Published in: 2013 Page Count: 92 Available Formats: PDF and print (DTRPG) PDF – $7.95  —  (DTRPG) Print – $18.95 Cryptworld: Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained is an investigation horror roleplaying game, a retro-clone of Pacesetters…

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…

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…