Cryptworld RPG — I’m Getting Chills and They’re Multiplying

Cryptworld Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained Designers: Daniel Proctor and Tim Snider Artists: Jim Holloway, Brian Thomas, Tim Tyler  Publisher: Goblinoid Games Published in: 2013 Page Count: 92 Available Formats: PDF and print (DTRPG) PDF – $7.95  —  (DTRPG) Print – $18.95 Cryptworld: Chilling Adventures into the Unexplained is an investigation horror roleplaying game, a retro-clone of Pacesetters…

Editor’s Desk: Kisarta Live on Kickstarter

Greetings, We have received the following press release from the folks over at Isola Illyon Edizioni regarding their new Kickstarter. The premise seems interesting if you’re into 5th edition D&D and undead themes. Have a look here and there are more details below in the release. ~ Modoc Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord…

Let Us Begin – Thoughts On Starter Kits

Among my age group, there is an evil wizard who is hated with an all-consuming passion – Bargle. In the Red Box Basic Set of Dungeons & Dragons (Player’s Manual & DM’s Rulebook), the rules are taught through a solo adventure. In that adventure, you met a cleric, Aleena, who helped you on your way….

Editor’s Desk: DTRPG’s Christmas in July Sale

It’s that time of year folk folks, the annual Christmas in July sale is upon us! Take some to look through the more than 51,000 items on sale. Yes, we know that is a huge amount of material to sort through, so I thought I would highlight a few of the things that excite us….

Beyond the Dice: Techno-Geek or Techno-Phobe?

It was the late nineties when I first attempted an online, “chat” based RPG. My gaming group had dissolved unexpectedly and I found myself unable to find another group. After weeks of hitting up the only comic book and gaming shop in the area, I finally got a suggestion from someone to try a website…

The Reality of the Divine in RPG Settings

“Perhaps some could argue that I am agnostic.” “Agnostic?” “One who does not commit himself to the certain belief in a divine power,” he said. “I know what it means,” I said. “What shocks me is that you think it applies to you. You’ve met more than one divine power. Hell, one of them broke…

Dear Rolling Boxcars…

Do you have a gaming or geek related question? Do you need help with a situation? How about a recommendation? If so, submit your questions to “The Boxcars” and let us weigh in with our collective wisdom. Questions can be submitted on the Ask The Boxcars page. Dear Rolling Boxcars How does one submit a…

Up, Up, and Away! Mighty Protectors Villains and Vigilantes™ 3.0

Mighty Protectors Villains and Vigilantes™ 3.0 Authors: Jack Herman and Jeff Dee Illustrator: Jeff Dee Published by: Monkey House Games Page Count: 166 Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 Softcover (Lulu) – $29.99 Hardcover (Lulu) – $54.99 What makes a superhero game great? Is it the awesome superpowers characters’ display? Could it be the…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game

I have decided the time was right for another of my very infrequent installment of Mysterious Monday. Over the past several years I have published these infrequent installments of short story seeds, often at times creepy, for you to use as you see fit. If you enjoy reading these or put any of them to…

Happy Fourth of July

For all of us in America, today is a day of celebration, cookouts, and beverages. We, the Boxcars, are taking the day off to spend time with our families and loved ones. Gaming will be had by all! In the meantime, be safe and happy gaming. ~ The Boxcars