Exploring the Indie Side – A Review of level 1: Indie RPG Anthology

Level 1 (Volume 1, 2020) Free RPG Day Indie RPG Anthology Editors: Adriel L. Wilson, Chris O’Neill, Heather O’Neill Publisher: 9th Level Games Page Count: 80 Available Formats: Print Print – Free, during Free RPG Day This year’s Free RPG Day (FRD) brings us new publishers’ offerings and the omission of several regular publishers from…

News Desk: Acheron Coming to Kickstarter

Readers,  We just received word and a press kit about a new Kickstarter launching on 1 October 2020. A new roleplaying game entitled Acheron. While skimming over the press kit, I can see that its design has been influenced by a good many systems and popular themes such as horror, magic, and the like.  The…

For Your Listening Pleasure — For the Love of Funky Dice

Its been a while since I’ve reported on the many podcasts in my queue. Today I’d like to present to you three podcasts to aid you in your games that use funky dice. Two of the podcasts are focused on specific games, while the third is inspirational. The are Spellburn, Sanctum Secorum, and Glowburn Podcasts….

Warriors, Come Out to Play!

Can you count, suckers? I say, the future is ours… if you can count! I recently wrote about urban environments in RPGs. One of the films I mentioned is an all-time favorite of mine, The Warriors. In brief, the film follows one momentous night for nine members of a fictional New York City street gang,…

A Cool One-Shot — Dread of the Ice Devil (D&D 5e)

Dread of the Ice Devil Author: Christopher Waples Publisher: Dungeon Masters Guild Page Count: 14 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $4.95 Dread of the Ice Devil is Christopher Waples’ first published adventure and, upon its release in August 2020, it made quite the impression with buyers and rocketed to the Dungeon Masters Guild’s “electrum…

The Mighty Few – A Review of Mausritter

Mausrítter Sword-and-Whiskers Role Playing Author: Isaac Williams Publisher: Losing Games Page Count: 24 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (Itch.io) – Pay What You Want Print – Out of Print Welcome to the world of sword-and-whiskers roleplaying. Here you will don the adventuring regalia of a mighty mouse and venture forth into the wilds to…

Urban Wonderland — Adventuring in the City

  It’s survival in the city; When you live from day to day City streets don’t have much pity; When you’re down, that’s where you’ll stay Joe Walsh, “In the City” I’m a Brooklyn boy, I may take some gettin’ use to Jay-Z featuring Santigold, “Brooklyn (Go Hard)” Some of my favorite settings in fiction…

Cthulhu Dark – Looking into the Darkest Corners

Cthulhu Dark Author: Graham Walmsley Publisher: Graham Walmsley Page Count: 4 (original version) or 200 (expanded version) Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (catchyourhare) – Free PDF (IPR) – $21.00 Print+PDF (IPR) – $43.00 H.P. Lovecraft’s “cosmic horror” genre has another of RPGs that seek to emulate it. Obviously, there is Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu…

The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia, A to AAAAHHH!!!

The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia A Guide to H.P. Lovecraft’s Universe, Updated & Expanded Third Edition Author: Daniel Harms Publisher: Elder Sign Press Page Count: 382 Available Formats: PDF & Print Print – $17.95 Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Mythos? Or maybe the cosmic horrors from which amazing tales are derived? What…