Rome Wasn’t Built in A Day – A Review of Beak, Feather, & Bone

Beak, Feather, & Bone A Map Labeling Game Author: Tyler Crumrine Publisher: Possible Worlds Games Page Count: 32 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (Itch.io) – $5 Print (Itch.io) – $15 Recently, Tyler Crumrine of Possible Worlds Games contacted Rolling Boxcars regarding an upcoming Kickstarter campaign. In that press release, Beak, Feather, & Bone is mentioned….

Deep in Rim-Space – A Review of Gradient Descent

Gradient Descent Author: Luke Gearing Publisher: Tuesday Knight Games Page Count: 64 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $7.99 Print/PDF Bundle (TKG) – $14.99 Out there somewhere in rim-space is an abandoned android factory, formerly known as the Cloudbank Synthetics Production Facility. It is better known these days as The Deep. It is…

News Desk: TroikaFest! is Coming!

Rolling Boxcars received a most interesting press release, something to do with roleplaying game Troika! Keep reading… What Is TroikaFest! TroikaFest! is an open invitation to the TTRPG community to play in, create for, and explore the Troika system during the month of April. TroikaFest is open to everyone, but is focused on first time…

News Desk: Two Call of Cthulhu Classics Now Back in Print

Today, Chaosium announced the return of Horror on the Orient Express and Beyond the Mountains of Madness in physical form and available for purchase. Several months ago, we learned that these would be seeing new print editions, but that day is finally here! Each is a faithful reprinting of the original with a slightly modified…

A lesson in FUBAR—Charlie Foxtrot: Adventure Compendium [Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century™]

Charlie Foxtrot: Adventure Compendium Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century Author: Anthony Oliveira, David Soruco, Kurt Willis Publisher: 23rd Century Productions, LLC Page Count: 180 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $12.50 Print – Available Soon Charlie Foxtrot: Adventure Compendium, designed for the latest edition of Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century, is a collection of…

A Hunting We Will Go – A Review of Beyond the Borderlands

Beyond the Borderlands  Issue #1 Author: Alex Damaceno (@gnarledmonster) Publisher: Alex Damaceno Distributed by: Swordfish Islands Page Count: 20 Available Formats: PDF & Print Print/PDF Combo – $15 Welcome to the Wicked Palovalley. Here stands Stronglaw Keep, located at the mouth of the valley, protecting the entrance to the Western Kingdoms. The keep stands atop…

A Twist of Faith – Religion and the Supernatural

You have forgotten the doctrine of your church, is it not so? The cross … the bread and wine … the confessional … only symbols. Without faith, the cross is only wood, the bread baked wheat, the wine sour grapes. Barlow in ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King In gaming and fiction, I enjoy seeing how…

By Sword & Ink – Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons and Dragons

Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons and Dragons Directors: Kelley Slagle, Brian Stillman 2019 Run time: 1h 31min Available for free on Tubi One of the first questions roleplayers inevitably ask of each other is where did you start in the hobby and why? What drew you to the hobby? What caught your eye? These…

Are You Feeling Lucky Punk? – A Review of Tombpunk RPG

Tombpunk Lo-Fi Roleplaying Author: Alan Bahr Publisher: Outland Entertainment Page Count: 102 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.99 Print – Not Yet Available Everyone likes a challenge from time to time. A common challenge for RPG authors is to write a fully functional RPG in the simplest terms possible, using the “less is…

They’re On Double Secret Probation! – A Review of Sci-Fi Beta Kappa

Sci-Fi Beta Kappa Author: Leo Marshall, Dan Marriott Publisher: indyhippo Page Count: 54 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $5.33 Softcover B&W – $12.17 Print/PDF Combo – $14.80 The expanse of space is endless; galaxies abound. Within those galaxies are planets home to unique and varied alien lifeforms, much like Terra (Earth) is home…