Murder Mavens Unite! A Review of Brindlewood Bay

Brindlewood Bay Author: Jason Cordova Publisher: The Gauntlet Page Count: 54 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $10 Welcome to Brindlewood Bay. Home of the Murder Mavens mystery book club, a group of elderly women who frequently find themselves investigating (and solving!) real murder mysteries in Brindlewood Bay. The game is inspired by the TV…

Chippin’ In to Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Author: Mike Pondsmith, James Hutt, Cody Pondsmith, et al Publisher: R. Talsorian Games, Inc. Page Count: 459 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $30 Print – $60 Disclosure – Rolling Boxcars received a complimentary copy of this game for review purposes. It’s been gratifying to see R. Talsorian showing signs of…

The Old West with Dr. History [Podcast Review]

History and roleplaying go hand and hand with roleplayers holding a deep interest in history, whether it’s an accurate depiction, fictional derivative, or pure fantasy. Most roleplaying games have detailed histories with their setting, but others require their own research. Settings based on a real historical period are easier to research thanks to modern conveniences. I’ve…

A Shiny New Star — Wild West Horse Opera [Worlds of Pulp]

Worlds of Pulp Wild West Horse Opera Role Playing Game Author: T. Glenn Bane Publisher: Scaldcrow Games Page Count: 190 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $11.99 Print – $15.99 From out of the dusty plain dawns a new horizon. Its travel was harsh and sometimes unforgiving, but it persevered. Every trail has…

A Deep Dive Review of the Humblewood Campaign Setting Box Set

The Deck of Many Presents Humblewood Campaign Setting Writing Team: Christopher Pinch, Matthew Grevelyn, et al. Art Director: Leesha Hannigan Publisher: The Deck of Many Page Count: 224 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (The Deck of Many) – $29.99 Print (The Deck of Many) – $79.99 In the world of Everden, on the eastern…

Unlife of Memories — Thousand Year Old Vampire

Thousand Year Old Vampire Author: Tim Hutchings Page Count: 188 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $15 Print/PDF Combo (DTRPG) – $35 (POD) Print/PDF Combo (IPR) – $45 (Offset Printing) Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an ancient vampire? The things they’ve experienced and the people who’ve crossed their path?…

Dingo’s Deep Cuts: Trail of Yig [Tales of the Miskatonic Valley]

Tales of the Miskatonic Valley Author: …Geoff Gillan, Keith Herber, Kevin A. Ross, et al Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 128 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.95 Print – Prices Vary Trail of Yig Scenario by Eric and Keith Herber Tales of the Miskatonic Valley—not to be confused with New Tales of the…

If You Go Chasing Rabbits — A Review of Girl Underground

Girl Underground Author: Lauren McManamon, Jesse Ross Publisher: Hedgemaze Page Count: 48 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9 Print/PDF Combo – $12 Girl Underground is a game about a girl’s journey of self-discovery through a whimsical fantasy land and the friends she meets along the way. It explores twisted, willowy woods filled…

Mörk Borg – A Döôm Metal Review

Mörk Borg Author: Pelle Nilsson Publisher: Free League Publishing Page Count: 96 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 Print (Free League) – 278.00 kr It seems all of the contributors to Rolling Boxcars have been trying out Mörk Borg over the past few weeks. It won our Patreon poll for October’s Featured…

Let’s Be Bad Guys – A Review of Free Spacer

Free Spacer Author: Christoph Sapinsky Publisher: Random Alien Games Page Count: 354 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $20.00 PDF (IPR) – $20.00 Print+PDF, Softcover (IPR) – $35.00 Print+PDF, Hardcover (IPR) – $50.00   Note – I received a free copy of the PDF for review purposes and participated in an online game run…