APOCTHULHU – A First Look

APOCTHULHU Author: Dean Engelhardt, Chad Bowser, Jo Kreil Publisher: Cthulhu Reborn Page Count: 73 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – PWYW The fine folks at Cthulhu Reborn we kind enough to provide us with a preview of the new APOCTHULHU Quickstart Rules that were just released on 29 May 2020. In the days leading up…

News Desk: HERO:The Card Game Launched on Kickstarter

For those who love card games with a deck-building engine, dueling aspect, a rich backstory, and elegant gameplay, you may want to check out Hero: The Card Game. It launched on Kickstarter yesterday, 19 May 2020. I have had the opportunity and pleasure of playing it several times while it was in playtest at a…

News Desk: GENCON Canceled, Going Virtual

Yesterday, GENCON Indie announced that they are canceling this year’s in-person convention and will be going virtual instead in an attempt to keep con-goers safe. You can read their press release here for more details. To have “something” in August, GENCON is going to host GENCON Online. There are no details available as of yet,…

New Desk: Savage Worlds Charity Scenario from Arion Games

Just the other day, Arion Games published a really cool charity scenario in PDF (later in print) through DriveThruRPG. This scenario, “Invasion“, is for Savage Worlds, and all proceeds from its sale go to Doctors Without Borders. You can learn more about this scenario by following the linked title above.  Thank you, Bifford for the…

Dear Rolling Boxcars: Thoughts on Modeling Mass Combat

Thank you, Dana, for your question regarding how we would best simulate Bronze Age warfare in a tabletop roleplaying game. This is a tough question to tackle, so please bear with us as we lay out our thoughts and explanations. One of my (Modoc) first gaming passions is historical tabletop wargames of the hex and…

News Desk: Journal d’Indochine Coming to Kickstarter

We have received the following notification from our friends at the Sons of the Singularity. We were huge fans of their previous Call of Cthulhu supplement – The Sassoon Files – we expect this new supplement to be of the same high quality. If you’d like to get a sense of what you can expect…

News Desk: DTRPG COVID-19 Charity Bundles

Readers, if you’re not already aware, there are three COVID-19 charity bundles currently being offered through DriveThruRPG. Each bundle offers a different array of games and supplements and supports one of three charities. These bundles are a great way to get some awesome gaming goodness and support charities that are making a difference internationally! Cov-19…

Volunteer for the Motherland! A Review of Night Witches

Night Witches Author: Jason Morningstar Publisher: Bully Pulpit Games Page Count: 188 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $12.00 Print – Prices vary at Noble Knight Games Each spring I do a little housekeeping with my gamebooks, both physical and digital. This year as I was organizing my “Powered by the Apocalypse” (PbtA)…

Dingo’s Deep Cuts: The Evil Gun [Blood Brothers 2]

Blood Brothers 2 9 Glimpses of Horror Author: Scott Aniolowski, Geoff Gillan, et al Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 128 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.50 Print – Prices vary The EVIL Gun Scenario by Kevin Ross Anecdotally, Chaosium’s Down Darker Trails setting book seems to have been quite a hit. Unfortunately, the…

Students on Scooters: What’s the Rush?

I recently acquired Kids on Bikes: Strange Adventures Vol 2 (SA2), and the new modules are so exciting I decided a new campaign was in order. I rounded two local players who also enjoy Kids on Bikes, and off we went on a new adventure. This time I wanted to take the game in a new…