What’s in the Box? – A Look at the Tales From the Loop RPG Starter Set

Tales From the Loop RPG Starter Set Author: Simon Stålenhag, Nils Hintze, Tomas Härenstam Publisher: Free League Page Count: 48 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $4.99 Print – $30.00 Starter Sets harken back to the 1980s. They served as an inexpensive entry point and provided a simple, streamlined way for new players to…

Ducks in A Grindhouse Fantasy Game – A Review of DUKK BÖRG

DUKK BÖRG Author: Dan Phipps, Kali Lawrie Artwork: Rob Hebert Publisher: Gem Room Games Page Count: 36 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $12 Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should. – Doctor Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park So you’ve been playing Mörk…

For the Defense of the Realm – The Dee Sanction

The Dee Sanction Adventures in Covert Enochian Intelligence Author: Paul Baldowski Publisher: Self Published (distributed through All Rolled Up) Page Count: 70 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $7.09 Print (All Rolled Up) – £10 The Dee Sanction is the latest roleplaying game from Paul Baldowski and All Rolled Games + Accessories. It…

Our Dark Parallel – A Review of Sigil & Shadow

Sigil & Shadow Author: R. E. Davis Publisher: Osprey Games Page Count: 209 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF – $24.50 Print (Hardcover) – $35.00 Urban fantasy and occult horror are not new genres in tabletop roleplaying. To one degree or another, their individuals roots date back decades. Occasionally these two genres are married in games…

Living In Harmony – The Bone Age

The Bone Age Author: Bill Edmunds Artwork: Joseph “Badashski” Woiak Publisher: Cunning Plan Page Count: 146 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $10 Print – $25 On a living planet, there exist two cultures of primitive humans. Their survival is threatened by an alien race known as the Invaders. These Invaders possess technologies far greater…

Little Orange Books – Hidden Hand of the Horla

T:1 Hidden Hand of the Horla Author: R.J. Thompson Publisher: Appendix N Entertainment Page Count: 24 Available Formats: PDF/Print PDF (DTRPG) – $5 Print (white cover; Exalted Funeral) – $10 Over the past few years, small publishers have embraced the “zine” format with the advent of campaigns like Kickstarter’s ZineQuest—there’s been a revival of this…

May I Introduce the Worm Witch?

Worm Witch The Life and Death of Belinda Blood Author: Wind Lothamer & Ahimsa Kerp Publisher: Knight Owl Publishing Page Count: 72 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $12 Print (Hardcover) – $26 Print/PDF Bundle – $30 Old-School Essentials is a dominant force in the OSR gaming scene, with a growing number of…

Rediscovering the Past – Against the Darkmaster

Against the Darkmaster Author: Massimiliano Caracristi Publisher: Open Ended Games Page Count: 576 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $24.99 Print (Publisher Site) – $65.00 In the ’80s and ’90s, Middle-Earth Role Playing (MERP) was certainly popular in some gaming circles—enough so to warrant two editions. Some enjoyed the Middle Earth setting and…

Welcome to the Apocalypse – Old School & Cool Vol. 2

Old School & Cool Vol. 2 Author: Ahimsa Kerp & Wind Lothamer Publisher: Knight Owl Publishing Page Count: 40 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9 Print – $13 Print/PDF Bundle – $16 Welcome to the Apocalypse! Old School & Cool Vol. 2 is the second issue in the Old School & Cool…

Dune – A Novel Review

Dune Author: Frank Herbert Publisher: Ace Available Formats: Print & Audio Book Print – Price Varies A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of the life of Muad’Dib, then, take care that you first…