DriveThruRPG Launches “Wrap Up Your Campaign” Sale

DriveThruRPG just launched a new sale through the DM’s Guild — “Wrap up your Campaign“. This is a great opportunity for you old school D&D lovers to grab some of the old and new modules, but better yet, the box sets at discounted prices. There’s always room in your virtual gaming stocking! There are over…

The Miskatonic Repository is Coming

Chaosium is getting closer to launching the Miskatonic Repository. When the Repository launches they will be offering a small selection of what I believe to curated content. Chaosium has announced that the first content released will include six art packs (free) and five scenarios. My underlying concern is still that the content will not be…

Preparing for 2018 and the Road Ahead

Yesterday began my annual end of the year vacation, yeah me! Time to get caught up with all my reading and writing and find the inspiration to keep motivated in 2018. Keeping Rolling Boxcars alive and relevant is a challenge in the ever-changing social media world. I’d like to think that we are doing a good…

North & South Clash in Virginia 1862 – More Aggressive Attitudes

More Aggressive Attitudes Designer: John Theissen Publisher: Hollandspiele Art: Patrick Tremoureux Year Published: 2017 Premise: Major General John Pope took command of the new Army of Virginia, and he wanted to bring a more aggressive posture to the Federal command. When Stonewall Jackson’s Confederate wing moved north around the Union flank, Pope seized the opportunity to attack and…

A Little Apprehension Over the New Miskatonic Repository

I’m not sure how I feel about Chaosium’s announcement about the new Miskatonic Repository. For those that don’t already know, the new Miskatonic Repository while be a place for content creators to publish their Call of Chtulhu fan-created content. The same operation model as D&D’s DM Guild will be used. The reason for my apprehension…

Down Darker Trails is Now Available in Print

Chaosium is reporting that their newest in print title, Down Darker Trails, is available in retail distribution starting today. And now to be cliché, why don’t you rustle up your posse and ride on down to your FLGS and grab a copy. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter

Cubicle 7 Launches Call of Cthulhu “Our License is Ending” Sale

As promised, I have some more news about the Cubicle 7 Call of Cthulhu supplement sale. Cubicle 7 announced that the sale is underway and that they’re discounting most of the products that are under the CoC license at 25% off of the physical book/PDF combo. They also stated that come 1 January they will…

Pay to Play; Are Private Game Rooms on the Rise?

In recent weeks I have begun seeing my local game stores setting aside dedicated gaming space by way of private gaming rooms. At face value, this is not a bad thing and I don’t want this article to come across as asshat-ish. Let me preface the rest of this article with we have five local…

WWII Operation Whitebox – Her Majesty Uncle Sam Wants You!

WWII Operation Whitebox  Author: Peter Spahn Publisher: Small Niche Games Google+ Community Page Count: 183 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $4.99 Print/PDF Combo (other options available) – $9.99 <–Awesome deal! PREMISE: WWII: Operation WhiteBox, the player characters (PCs) play the role of WWII special forces operatives. They may be formally trained and part of…

Chaosium Not Renewing Call of Cthulhu License with Cubicle 7

Cubicle 7, publisher of several Call of Cthulhu supplement lines, announced yesterday that they will no longer be publishing Call of Cthulhu licensed supplements in the coming year. As you will see from their statement, this breaking of ties is mutual and on good terms. The idea of them keeping their Cthulhu Britannica, World War…

Black Friday Deals are Here!

It’s the holiday shopping season! Therefore, all you gamers need to rejoice and get in on the deals. To hell with all the big box commercialization of the season. Support your local game stores, content creators, publishers and online game stores this season. These are all small businesses that need our support. Here’s a list…

Happy Thanksgiving

From all of us at Rolling Boxcars, we hope you have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! Take a moment today to remember all things you are thankful for. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter