Inconceivable! The Princess Bride RPG is Coming

Oh hell, my all time favorite movie, The Princess Bride, is becoming an RPG! I am both super excited and scared at the same time. Why? the former is pretty obvious, but the latter stems from the fear they will not do it justice. I am familiar with the designer’s previous works and they have been…

CoC News: Horror on the Orient Express will Soon be out of Print!

This is for all of the Call of Cthulhu fans out there. Chaosium just reported that that their inventory of the ENnie award winning campaign, Horror on the Orient Express is running out. Consider this your last call to pick it up before it’s out of print and the price skyrockets. I suspect with the…

Kickstarter: A Far Off Land, A Fate RPG in Two Worlds

Fans of FATE RPG, have you seen this newly launched FATE based RPG on Kickstarter? It looks pretty promising and may in fact be worth your time to check it out if you have not done so already. Don’t forget to have a look at the 12 page preview that they are providing as well….

Get Zweihander RPG for Free – Limited Time Only!

Do you like dark and grim fantasy RPGs? If so, there’s your chance to grab Zweihander, the Warhammer Fantasy Retro-clone RPG for free! Grab it by the 1st of november from DTRPG for free and enjoy, compliments of the publisher. There is much buzz surrounding this game and how good it is. While I have…

The Essential List of King Arthur Pendragon Roleplaying Books

Earlier this year I was part of an engaging online conversation about King Arthur Pendragon and what books were essential versus nice to have. The following is a really well laid out synopsis by Reddit user Bimbarian. The following is used with permission. All of the mentioned books can be purchased from DriveThruRPG. The rulebook…

Are Local Gaming Stores Going Extinct?

I wrote the following article nearly three years and while some of my assertions then still hold true, our plethora of local gaming stores are drying up! The latest victim is a combination used bookstore and gaming store. They have done very well for themselves over the last eleven years, but they recently announced they…

Over The Top – The Future of Horrors of War: A Covenant of Death Kickstarter

In light of a newly published update, posted just recently from Adam Scott Glancy, president of Pagan Publishing, on the Horrors of War: A Covenant of Death Kickstarter. I’ve decided to refocus this article and not highlight the problems, but rather the successes of the project. In Scott’s latest update, which I encourage everyone to read,…

Home Before the Leaves Fall – A Look at Horrors of War

The Call of Cthulhu Role-Playing Game is undeniably a horror game, but it’s also a historical RPG, thanks to the creator, Sandy Peterson, for setting the original game, published in 1981, in the United States during the prohibition era of the 1920s. Other writers for the game have followed suit. Expanding the paradigm by continuing…

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood, I Dare you!

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood (2nd Edition) Author: Clint Krause Publisher: Red Moon Medicine Show Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $5.00 Print – None (except from 2011 Kickstarter campaign) PREMISE: Don’t Walk in Winter Wood is a game designed to create the tension and spooky nature of those campfire…

Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne Adds New Stretch Goals

With 16 days to go in the Kickstarter campaign for Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne, new stretch goals have been announced. The new stretch goals are modest, but would be really cool to see them become reality. The latest info on these is below. Your time is running out to support what is likely to be…