News Desk: Miskatonic Repository Con is Coming

Dear Readers, For those that enjoy Call of Cthulhu, you’re probably already familiar with the Miskatonic Repository and the upcoming event. But for those that aren’t familiar with either, I’m looking at you! The Repository is Chaosium’s Community publishing program, where small independent creators can create Call of Cthulhu RPG content and release it through…

Online Gaming Conventions (August-December)

2020 has been horrible for lots of reasons, but COVID has been devastating to the summer and fall gaming convention seasons, and the in-person winter season looks to be a no-go as well. Thankfully, many convention organizers are turning to online virtual conventions to keep funds coming in, to support charities, and to placate gamers’…

News Desk: VirtualHorror Con — 4-5 April

Word of this awesome opportunity just popped up in our social media feeds. Virtual Horror Con (VHC) is scheduled for 4-5 April from the comfort of your home. A big thanks to one of our long time friends and supporters, Jeremy, of the Lovecraft Tapes for making us aware of this event. VirtualHorror Con is a…

News Desk: Gamesfest UK Receiving Negative Press Over Bigoted Comments

Following some horrendously bigoted and racist-leaning comments by Gamesfest UK over the last several days on Twitter and their Facebook page has been receiving quite a lot of negative press. Several things have happened in the last 24 hours. Today, Asmodee UK has parted ways from Gamesfest UK. According to Gamesfest UK’s Facebook page, the…

Dan’s First NecronomiCon

Confession time – I’m generally pretty terrible about going to conventions. However, this year I did manage to make it to NecronomiCon 2019. This was my first NecronomiCon, It is “an expansive exploration and celebration of all the greats of weird fiction, including predecessors and contemporaries of Providence’s H.P. Lovecraft and the many authors and…

The Stars Were Right at the 2019 ENnies

It’s been an interesting run for Chaosium over the past few years. In 2015, the company was struggling to deliver on its Kickstarter commitments when the Old Ones returned, Sandy Petersen and Greg Stafford, and bringing with them the Moon Design Publications team. They managed to deliver on their Kickstarter commitments and since then have…

Soundwave Comic-Con is A Wrap – Rolling Boxcars Will be Back!

What a fun weekend! On the heels of feeling under the weather at the beginning of the week, I ended the week by spending Saturday at a small homegrown comic convention that was organized by my local comic book shop, Soundwave Comics. It was a well run and highly organized one-day event. I was super…

FG-CON 13 – Coming to A Computer Near You!

I’m not sure how this slipped through the cracks, but FG-CON is right around the corner. For those that have never heard of FC-CON, it is organized and sponsored by Fantasy Grounds. This virtual RPG convention is hosted exclusively on Fantasy Grounds (no costs to play) and uses their Discord server for voice communications during…

Rolling Boxcars Will be at Soundwave Comic Con

Yesterday, Rolling Boxcars received some really fun news. We had requested an informational table at local comic convention in October to promote the blog and local gaming; we just learned we were approved! I’m really excited, can you tell? I love the blog, gaming, and comics! If you’re in the Southeast and need an excuse…

GENCON 2018 News (Arkham Horror, Pendragon, Pathfinder 2.0)

Today marks the opening of the 51st GENCON and we’re watching social media very carefully to bring you the exciting news this year. We’ll continue to curate and bring you exciting news. Here’s what we have gleaned so far. FFG will be releasing a new and radically different 3rd edition of Arkham Horror Rumors abound that…