Edit or Dye, or is it Die? The Importance of an Editor

Each month at Rolling Boxcars I purchase or receive a number of roleplaying games and supplements to review, for personal use, and in some cases, for collecting. As a reviewer and consumer of almost any roleplaying game-related product, I have begun noticing an uptick in self-publishing authors and small press publishers not using the services…

News Desk: DTRPG Launches GM’s Day Sale

It’s that time of year again! DTRPG has launched its annual GM’s Day sale. This year there are over 53K titles included in the sale. This is a great time to pick up on some great products (PDFs) at discount prices. Who doesn’t like a deal, right? Let us know what you scored this year…

Happy Holidays From Rolling Boxcars

From our families to yours, we hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season ~ The Rolling Boxcars Team Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! If you enjoy getting your industry news from us, reading our honest reviews, or any of our helpful articles, please consider becoming one of our valued Patrons. Please click the banner…

Useful Tips for Convention Gamemasters

Running an RPG at a convention is a lot of fun. You get to represent your favorite RPG and act as its ambassador. Running games at conventions are different from running games for your homegroup. There are more hurdles to overcome when your setting is not familiar. I was reminded of this while attending MACE…

“How to Play Call of Cthulhu” Video Series Worth Checking Out

The following will be of interest to Call of Cthulhu newcomers and possibly some veterans. Recently, the folks at Chaosium posted in their Facebook community that there was a great series of YouTube videos designed to help folks learn the rules. I have taken the time to watch these and I can confirm that they…

A Call to Action – Bring ASL to the TTRPG Community

Are you deaf, hard of hearing, the child of a deaf adult, or a hearing person that loves tabletop roleplaying games? Can you sign using the American Sign Language (ASL)? If you answered yes to both of these questions, Mysty at ASL for RPG needs your help! She and her growing team are working hard…

Show Your Support for Rolling Boxcars

Dear readers, Thank you for reading and frequenting our labor of love. The Rolling Boxcar team is humbled daily by our readership numbers, but more importantly, knowing that many of you are getting something out of these articles and reviews. As summer is slowly beginning to turn into fall (somewhere in the world), we’re looking…

Happy Fourth of July

For all of us in America, today is a day of celebration, cookouts, and beverages. We, the Boxcars, are taking the day off to spend time with our families and loved ones. Gaming will be had by all! In the meantime, be safe and happy gaming. ~ The Boxcars  

Editor’s Desk: Modiphius is Streaming Weekly

The folks over at Modiphius asked us to help spread that word that they are now streaming twice week. I have included their message below. Check them out. Lloyd, one of there in-house GMs, is a character! ~ Modoc Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! I wanted to let you know…

A Call to Action – Cindy Needs You!

Greetings Boxcar Nation! For the past year, Cindy has shared with us her experiences and gaming advice through her column Beyond the Dice. Though Cindy still has more to give, she would like you, the readers, to give her suggestions on future topics that interest you. It’s part of our ongoing efforts here at Rolling…