The Little Devil Within — Why I love the horror genre

February is the month of love and here at Rolling Boxcars, we decided to write about a genre we love with guidance from our patrons, horror. Horror is defined in the dictionary as a painful and intense fear, aversion or repugnance. When used as an adjective it’s the feeling of dread or dismay. What about horror…

Daniel Stack Joins the Rolling Boxcars Team

Happy Sunday everyone! I am excited to announce that our little team of writers is growing once again; please welcome Daniel Stack to the team! Dan is a veteran blogger and keeps his finger on the pulse of the gaming community. Dan’s going to be contributing in a variety of ways. First, you can expect…

A Pre-Kickstarter Look at Relics: A Game of Angels

Here at Rolling Boxcars, we’re very fortunate in that we get to interact with a lot of publishers and content creators from around the globe on a regular basis. We’re recently contacted by Steve Dee of Tin*Star Games to have a look at his new roleplaying game, Relic: A Game of Angels, which will be…

Finding Myself in Horror Games

February is a time of passion and love between lovers and would-be lovers, but for me, it’s a time enlighten others as to why I love the horror genre. This genre is something that has become near and dear to my heart, but it’s a love that came to me later in life. My childhood was…

Fighting for Tomorrow – BBC’s Survivors (1975)

Survivors Created by Terry Nation Produced by Terence Dudley for the BBC Aired from 1975 – 1977 on BBC 1 Available on DVD or select episodes on Youtube An artificial plague sweeps across the globe, killing most of the world’s population with quickening speed. Those who are left now face the biggest obstacle in their lifetime, survive. “Survivors” is…

From the Silver Screen: The Lost Battalion (1919)

The Lost Battalion Directed by: Burton L. King Produced by: Edward A. MacManus Written by: Charles Logue Premiered: July 28, 1919 FORWARD. For the first time in the history of the world you are to look upon a motion picture re-enacted by those who live again the historic events for which a grateful nation commended them. There is fact and record…

Bone Marshes – A New OSR Hex-Mapping Adventure

Are you looking for something new and exciting for your OSR game? If so, have a look at David Schirduan’s newest Kickstarter, Bone Marshes. Bone Marshes is a three-part adventure, but it’s more than that! It’s a unique location, a burning swamp, that includes rising and falling tides and some other really cool thematic elements….

Will To Morrow Ever Come – The Morrow Project RPG

The Morrow Project 3rd Edition Author: Kevin Dockery, Robert Sadler, and Richard Tucholka Publisher: Timeline LTD. Page Count: 74 Available in Print: $19.99 Deep underground in bomb-proof shelters sleeps specialty trained personnel, whose sole purpose is to help the survivors of a foretold disaster. Their mission, to rebuild from the ashes of destruction and restore…

King Arthur Pendragon: Book of Sires Now Available

This one is for all of you King Arthur Pendragon fans. Chaosium just announced the newest book in the 5th edition series, Book of Sires. The following is taken from DriveThruRPG. TheBook of Sires explores events ranging from the humdrum years of garrison duty to some of the most famous historical battles seen in the years…