Let’s Have A Cuppa and Solve A Murder – Matrons of Mystery

Matrons of Mystery Author: Sue Savage Publisher: Self Published Page Count: 41 Available Formats: PDF/Print PDF (DTRPG) – $6.73 Print – $10.57 Matrons of Mystery has garnered quite an initial following of fans and supporters after quietly appearing on the roleplaying game scene. Inspired by British television shows such as Miss Marple, Rosemary & Thyme, Agatha…

Make a Library Use Check

Some of the people reading this have never used a card catalog. I found myself recently explaining to my 16-year-old daughter what card catalogs were and how they were used. She did not seem impressed. In her defense, that’s probably about as valuable a skill nowadays as knowing how to crank a car to start…

Horror at the Westmore Motel – A Miskatonic Repository Review [Call of Cthulhu]

Horror at the Westmore Motel Author: Leopoldo Rueda Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Page Count: 28 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 In July 2021, the Storytelling Collective began a Call of Cthulhu-centric writing program for aspiring game designers. For a small fee, the “Write Your First Adventure – Call of Cthulhu Path” offered new…

Get Book, Read Book, Play Game — Parsely RPG

Parsely Author: Jared A. Sorensen Publisher: Momento Mori Theatricks Page Count: 272 Available as: Print with PDF Print – $30 In the era of spinach green displays and dot matrix printers, computer games were simple lines of scrolling text. Zork, the most famous interactive texed-based, was not the first but highly influential. Games like Penguin…

Down to Apple Lane We Go – A Review of Apple Lane [RuneQuest]

Apple Lane Author: Greg Stafford Publisher: Chaosium [1980] Page Count: 32 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 2020 Print on Demand – $9.99 Original Print – Varies on Collector Market Apple Lane is and has always been the “go-to” introductory module for the RuneQuest roleplaying game. The earliest versions feature two complete…

News Desk: Between the Devil & the Deep Kickstarter

Our friends at Sons of the Singularity are running another Kickstarter campaign for their new pirate-themed roleplaying game. Between the Devil & the Deep is powered by the Gumshoe system. If 17th century swashbuckling is your thing, check it out and see if it’s a campaign you can get behind. I (Modoc) have backed both…

I’m the Map, I’m the Map

In the early 1980s, as an early teen, while on the Staten Island Ferry with my grandfather, I remember seeing the strangest thing—a map of the New York City subway that just seemed wrong. I loved the New York subway system and pretty much had the entire system committed to memory. (I kinda still do,…

Happy Thanksgiving

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Industrial Sci-Fi – A Review of Those Dark Places RPG

Those Dark Places Industrial Science Fiction Roleplaying Author: Jonathan Hicks Publisher: Osprey Games Page Count: 129 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $17.50 Print (Osprey Publishing) – $25   You’re far from home, sailing through the heavens in a constricting metal monstrosity of human innovation. The air is recycled and stale. It’s cramped,…