State of The Blog

Greetings, Boxcar Nation, I just wanted to take a quick moment of your time to update you on the state of the blog. As of June 20222, the team is doing fantastic. We’re feverishly reading and writing new articles for your reading pleasure. However, I have two significant updates to pass along. First, the summer…

Happy Thanksgiving

For our fellow American readers, However you choose to celebrate today, please have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! ~ The RB Team Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord We’re on Facebook!

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tabletop Gaming Sales and Deals [Some Earlier]

Dear Readers, It’s that time of year again! Excellent sales and deals are abundant—allowing you to fill stockings and the void under the tree for yourself or your favorite gamer. Have a look below at some of the incredible publishers offering great deals this year. Don’t forget to check back often, as we’ll be updating…

So, You Want to be Better Player?

So, you want to be a better tabletop roleplayer? A new better you? We know that is easier said than done, but there are various things that you can do in the short and long term to help get to where you want to be. Don’t be fooled; there is no magic formula, and while…

Holiday Sales!

It’s that time of year to find great deals, and this year is no exception. The list below highlights several small publishers and some of our “friends” in the industry. Please check them out and show some love to these fine publishers. Available Now: The Deck of Many Presents – Up to 40% off on…

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

Each month at Rolling Boxcars, I purchase or receive several 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 of an…

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…