Luck Be A Lady Tonight – Luck in RPGs

Luck, it’s what separates a good result from a bad result. When looking at luck in RPGs, one element stands out above all else to most people and that is the “luck of the dice.” Getting a good role is all about luck, but for some RPG, luck of the dice isn’t enough. Sometimes players need…

Uncomfortable Silence in Space — A Review of “Mothership Sci-fi RPG: Player’s Survival Guide”

Mothership Sci-fi RPG: Player’s Survival Guide Author & Illustrator: Sean McCoy Editor: Jarrett Crader Published by: Tuesday Knight Games Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF (DTRPG) – PWYW In the cold vacuum of space, teams of profiteers make their livelihoods by exploring and scavenging among stars. Traveling aboard spacecraft mostly in cryosleep while in transit to their next destination….

Tall Tales: Wild West B/X Fantasy Adventure Game Review

Tall Tales: Wild West B/X Fantasy Adventure Game Author: Mark Hunt Page Count: 96 Available Formats: PDF (and print) PDF (DTRPG) – $7.99 Print – Coming soon   That’s right there is a new sheriff in town and its name is Tall Tales: Wild West B/X Fantasy Adventure Game. Utilizing the same gaming mechanics as Dungeons…

The Little Devil Within — Why I love the horror genre

February is the month of love and here at Rolling Boxcars, we decided to write about a genre we love with guidance from our patrons, horror. Horror is defined in the dictionary as a painful and intense fear, aversion or repugnance. When used as an adjective it’s the feeling of dread or dismay. What about horror…

Fighting for Tomorrow – BBC’s Survivors (1975)

Survivors Created by Terry Nation Produced by Terence Dudley for the BBC Aired from 1975 – 1977 on BBC 1 Available on DVD or select episodes on Youtube An artificial plague sweeps across the globe, killing most of the world’s population with quickening speed. Those who are left now face the biggest obstacle in their lifetime, survive. “Survivors” is…

From the Silver Screen: The Lost Battalion (1919)

The Lost Battalion Directed by: Burton L. King Produced by: Edward A. MacManus Written by: Charles Logue Premiered: July 28, 1919 FORWARD. For the first time in the history of the world you are to look upon a motion picture re-enacted by those who live again the historic events for which a grateful nation commended them. There is fact and record…

Will To Morrow Ever Come – The Morrow Project RPG

The Morrow Project 3rd Edition Author: Kevin Dockery, Robert Sadler, and Richard Tucholka Publisher: Timeline LTD. Page Count: 74 Available in Print: $19.99 Deep underground in bomb-proof shelters sleeps specialty trained personnel, whose sole purpose is to help the survivors of a foretold disaster. Their mission, to rebuild from the ashes of destruction and restore…

Thoughts on Bayt Al Azif – A New Mythos Infused Magazine

Here at Rolling Boxcars, we had the chance to once again, collaborate on a review. This time it’s the new Call of Cthulhu and Mythos infused magazine Bayt Al Azif. We both ordered copies of the magazine with high hopes and probably higher expectations that this would be groundbreaking, even a scene-changing product. We’re suitably…