Masks of Nyarlathotep To Be Released In May

Awesome news on the Call of Cthulhu rumor front. Rumor has it that the new updated and expanded version of Masks of Nyarlathotep will likely be released this month! This is great news and I am looking forward it. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter

Mountjoy! Mountjoy! A look at Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne

This review is of the PDF version of Paladin: Warriors of Charlemagne roleplaying game. Hard copies have not yet been released as the Kickstarter, that funded back in Aug of 2017, is still in the process of fulfilling. At the time of writing, the PDF is the only item released by Nocturnal Media and that…

Star Wars Franchise Leaves A Diehard Fan Out in the Cold

I am not and have never been a huge fan of Star Wars, but I respect folks and their passion for franchises like Star Wars. So, when a friend, whose opinion I value, posted the following on Facebook, I found it enlightening. I have copied his post in full (with permission). The opinions expressed below…

Investigator Images: A Curated List of Yearbooks For Call of Cthulhu

If you’re anything like me, you’re always seeking the perfect picture to represent your investigator in Call of Cthulhu or any of the other mythos-based RPGs. We have begun curating a list of school yearbooks from the past that you may find useful. Some of the yearbooks offer great advertisements that may also be useful for Keepers….

Book of Feasts – Bringing Your Medieval Feasts to Life

Book of Feasts Authors: David Larkins & James Knevitt Publisher: Nocturnal Media Page Count: 46 + Cards Available Formats: PDF and print PDF Only – $12.99 Print/PDF Bundle – $24.99   As a long time fan of King Arthur Pendragon RPG, I love anything that enhances the game and the experience of the players. I have first…

Once Upon A Time in Camelot to be Refunded

Overnight I received an interesting email from one of the projects I backed on Kickstarter. Well, not really backed, but rather I preordered a book through. It seems the Once Upon A Time in Camelot add-on which has seen some modest delays is now facing their license (for the IP) running out and the Nocturnal Media…

Bundle of Holding – Feng Shui 2

If you’re looking for a fun action-packed RPG to that is sure to please most players, check out the newest Bundle of Holding — Feng Shui 2. I have had the chance to play this once and it was fantastic fun! I hold out hope that we will get this to the table again in…

First Impressions – Reign of Terror

I have spent the last week or so reading the new Reign of Terror from Chaosium. This is not a review by any stretch of the imagination, but rather a “first impressions” look at the book. NO SPOILERS, I promise. Let me start off by saying this book has been a real pleasure to read….

GM’s Toolbox – Tarot Cards Can Give NPCs Depth

Using tarot cards as the source of inspiration and giving characters depth was the recent topic of conversation with some fellow gamers. Although I wrote this a little over two years ago, it is still relevant. In fact, I use the tarot cards regularly to help flesh out NPCs, give a little extra depth to…