War Diary Magazine- “Try Us You’ll Love Us” Sale

The folks over at WAR DIARY magazine are having a “try us you’ll love us” sale! For a limited time only, gamers in the US and Canada can get a copy of our current issue for only $5.00! And when you subscribe, you’ll even get a single use discount codes good for 25% discounts on…

Strike Them a Blow – MMP Retires Several Game Lines

Today, on Facebook, MMP announced they are ending several product lines and scaling back at least one other in what appears to be an attempt to further focus on what is selling and generating profits. We wish them all the best and continued success with the great game lines that are keeping in their catalog. What…

The Essential List of King Arthur Pendragon Roleplaying Books

Earlier this year I was part of an engaging online conversation about King Arthur Pendragon and what books were essential versus nice to have. The following is a really well laid out synopsis by Reddit user Bimbarian. The following is used with permission. All of the mentioned books can be purchased from DriveThruRPG. The rulebook…

Are Local Gaming Stores Going Extinct?

I wrote the following article nearly three years and while some of my assertions then still hold true, our plethora of local gaming stores are drying up! The latest victim is a combination used bookstore and gaming store. They have done very well for themselves over the last eleven years, but they recently announced they…

Bumps Along the Road – Slowly Getting Back to Normal

Things are slowly getting back to normal at Rolling Boxcars. This summer has been absolutely a mess! We were on a roll reviewing and writing great articles and then work got crazy with the passing of a co-worker. Having pulled double duty for a number of weeks and then along comes hurricane Irma and several…

Preparing for Hurricane Irma

I just wanted to let everyone know that the Rolling Boxcars crew are in the direct path (coastal South Carolina) of Hurricane Irma and we are preparing to hunker down Sunday/Monday at Chateau Modoc unless it gets too bad; then we’re going to haul ass further inland. I hope to take advantage of the time…

Over The Top – The Future of Horrors of War: A Covenant of Death Kickstarter

In light of a newly published update, posted just recently from Adam Scott Glancy, president of Pagan Publishing, on the Horrors of War: A Covenant of Death Kickstarter. I’ve decided to refocus this article and not highlight the problems, but rather the successes of the project. In Scott’s latest update, which I encourage everyone to read,…

Home Before the Leaves Fall – A Look at Horrors of War

The Call of Cthulhu Role-Playing Game is undeniably a horror game, but it’s also a historical RPG, thanks to the creator, Sandy Peterson, for setting the original game, published in 1981, in the United States during the prohibition era of the 1920s. Other writers for the game have followed suit. Expanding the paradigm by continuing…

Hollandspiele Sale – Celebrating One Year!

The awesome folks over at Hollandspiele are having a sale starting on 16 August and will run for one week to celebrate their one year anniversary. It’s hard to believe that a company that has only been in business for one year has already published seventeen games in that time! I have reviewed two of their games…

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood, I Dare you!

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood (2nd Edition) Author: Clint Krause Publisher: Red Moon Medicine Show Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $5.00 Print – None (except from 2011 Kickstarter campaign) PREMISE: Don’t Walk in Winter Wood is a game designed to create the tension and spooky nature of those campfire…

Miniature Market is Having a Huge Boardgame Sale

Calling all thrifty gamers! Miniature Market is have a huge clearance sale. The sale began earlier today and included 700+ boardgames! For you wargamers, there were some titles by GMT Games and Decisions that I saw. I think I also recall a title or two from Worthington Games. Go forth and fill your shelves, but…