Peter Haining Presents the Freak Show

Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls etc. by Masters of the Macabre Edited by: Peter Haining Pages: 240 Published: 1970 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc. Amazon: Price may vary Freak shows and carnival acts are all but extinct, but their legacy lives on through Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW: Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls,…

Late Night T.V. Inspiration – Fantastic Planet

Fantastic Planet Directed by René Laloux 1973 Growing up I used to spend a lot of time in front of the T.V. especially late at night. Late one night, sometime in the ’80s, I was watching an odd show on the USA Network called Night Flight. Night Flight started late in the night and ran…

Mutating Roleplaying Games — Daybreak -2250 A.D.

(Original Title: Star Man’s Son, 1952) Author: Andre Norton Publisher: Ace Books Reprinted: 1965 Page Count: 182 Purchase on Amazon: Price Varies Daybreak – 2250 A.D. by Andre Norton was originally published in 1952 under the title Star Man’s Son. The novel used either title throughout its published editions. Goodreads.com lists 27 different editions of the…

The Art of LEGACY: Life Among the Ruins

The Art of LEGACY: Life Among the Ruins Layout: James Iles Artists: Tithi Luadthong, Jeff Brown and Claudia Cangini A UFO Press Publication March 2018 PDF – $12.99 The Art of LEGACY: Life Among the Ruins features visual inspirations for gamemasters to feed off as well as invoking the imaginations of their players. The highly…

Making the Kessel Run through the Star Wars RPG Universe

A long time ago on a gaming table far, far away… It is a period of choice. Star Wars Roleplaying games, some out of print, are finding their way back to the gaming table. During these decisions, gamers are unsure or not aware of the choices available to them. ROLLING BOXCARS, the best blog for…

Crushing Alien Species: A Review of Aliens & Asteroids

Aliens & Asteroids Author: Brian Fitzpatrick Editors: George Fields, Gene Fitzpatrick, and Jim White Illustrations: Jason Adams, Kris Mc Dermott, Peter Saga, Adobe Stock Published by: Moebius Adventures, a subsidiary of Gallant Knight Games Page Count: 114 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $11.99 Print (other options available) – $19.99 “This is for all you new…

Twisted Menagerie Manual: An Umerican Post Apocalyptic Bestiary Review

Twisted Menagerie Manual: an Umerican Post Apocalyptic Bestiary Author: Reid San Filippo & Bob Brinkman Publisher: Shield of Faith Studios Page Count: 276 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.99 Print (other options available) – $30.00 – $45.00 Not all gamemasters have the time or the creativity to produce their own monsters to spring on…

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…