2018 is A Wrap!

Well, it’s finally here, the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. We wanted to take a few moments to think and reflect back over the past year. First, we want to give a heartfelt thank you to everyone for your readership. To our beloved Patrons, you mean more to us than you’ll ever…

Seasons Greetings to All

Seasons greetings Boxcar Nation! We’d like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday and a wonderful New Year. We hope you get amazing gamer gifts and everything your heart desired this year. ~ The Rolling Boxcars Team (Keith, Stephen, & Cindy) Follow Modoc on G+ or on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Follow Stephen on G+ or on Twitter at @DadsAngry…

Double Trouble: Strange New Englands?

Double Trouble: Strange New Englands? Strange New England: A Compendium of History, Folklore, and Evidence of the Unexplained & Strange New England: A Field Guide to New England’s Legends, Curious History, and Wired Destinations   Before we get any farther let me address the elephant in the room. Yes, this article has two titles both…

Come Play Games with Us – Open Call for Online RPG Gamers

This is an open call of online RPG gamers. Stephen and I are looking to add a few new folks to our pool of players for our Sunday morning role-playing games. So, if you’d like to game with us, here’s your chance. Things to know:  Game time is always 8-11 AM Eastern US  We play…

French Quarter Ghost Tour Sparks My Imagination

For the past week, I was out of town for a work conference that took me to New Orleans. What an interesting city with a vibrant present and an amazingly rich past. While there, I had the opportunity to visit the famed French Quarter; my co-worker and I also took the opportunity to do a…

Which Activity is Nerdier LARPing or Tabletop RPG?

Which Activity is Nerdier LARPing or Tabletop RPG? So I saw this question come up on Reddit recently. My first response was LARPing, almost without hesitation. Then I began to think about it a little more. Was that truly accurate or did I came to that conclusion based on my own bias against LARPing? I…

Support Rolling Boxcars on Patreon

Good morning and Happy fourth of July! Just a quick note about our Patreon. Supporting us and the things we write is easier than ever through the Patreon. Every supporter puts a little closer to reaching our goals and bringing everyone new content and new forms of media. One of the advantages of Patreon is…

Aftershock Comics Provides Inspiration for Horror Games

I have begun a new geeky journey, sort of. The reality is after fifteen years of not reading comic books, I have returned to their warm embrace. Thanks to Free Comic Book Day for sucking me back in with the release of a new Strangers in Paradise story arc. Since May I have gotten sucked…

Game Table Observations – Being Better GMs and Players

Lately, I have been giving a lot of thought to the idea of what constitutes a good gaming group and how members of that group can be better and more connected. We can all stand to be better people and more connected with those around us. And no I don’t mean through technology, but honest…

Star Wars Franchise Leaves A Diehard Fan Out in the Cold

I am not and have never been a huge fan of Star Wars, but I respect folks and their passion for franchises like Star Wars. So, when a friend, whose opinion I value, posted the following on Facebook, I found it enlightening. I have copied his post in full (with permission). The opinions expressed below…