Editor’s Desk: Annual D&D Sale at DriveThruRPG

The regular DriveThruRPG newsletter just arrived in my inbox. It’s that time of year again! The annual Dungeons and Dragon sale has commenced over on DriveThruRPG andthe  DMsGuild. Lots of great stuff at amazing discounts. Thousands of PDFs on sale including: Classic D&D, AD&D, OGL, Community Content, and more! PDFs from Wizards of the Coast,…

Crushing Alien Species: A Review of Aliens & Asteroids

Aliens & Asteroids Author: Brian Fitzpatrick Editors: George Fields, Gene Fitzpatrick, and Jim White Illustrations: Jason Adams, Kris Mc Dermott, Peter Saga, Adobe Stock Published by: Moebius Adventures, a subsidiary of Gallant Knight Games Page Count: 114 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $11.99 Print (other options available) – $19.99 “This is for all you new…

Twisted Menagerie Manual: An Umerican Post Apocalyptic Bestiary Review

Twisted Menagerie Manual: an Umerican Post Apocalyptic Bestiary Author: Reid San Filippo & Bob Brinkman Publisher: Shield of Faith Studios Page Count: 276 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.99 Print (other options available) – $30.00 – $45.00 Not all gamemasters have the time or the creativity to produce their own monsters to spring on…

Beyond the Dice: Passions and Trends

I remember the first time I saw it. The movie had been out for years but they had finally gotten around to the television series and after the first couple of seasons, the show was gaining a bit of a following. I’d seen the movie, but I hadn’t cared for the series. At the time, we were playing the White Wolf system with Vampire the Masquerade and Werewolf. We had been talking about the other books as well, Mage and Changeling. But for some reason, this television series was taking hold of my group and warping the game. Our GM tried to deal with it, to temper it, to work it into his game world.

Editor’s Desk: A Town Called Malice & Fate Cthulhu Kickstarters

Yesterday, nearly simultaneously, two awesome looking Kickstarters launched from two well established companies. Both of them excite me, but A Town Called Malice from Monkeyfun Studios appeals to me a little more than Fate Cthulhu from Evil Hat. Have yourself a look at these campaigns and thrown them some support if either or both are…

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…

Editor’s Desk: Odyssey of the Dragonlords Live on Kickstarter

Our friends over at Modiphius just shot us the following press release for their newest co-branded/published project on Kickstarter. This project funded in one day! If you’ve ever gotten anything from Modiphius, you know they publish or co-publish only top-notch stuff. This 5th edition adventure looks like it will be amazing with its historical inspirations….

Onward to Rome! A Review of 7th Edition Guide to Cthulhu Invictus

Guide to Cthulhu Invictus Author: Oscar Rios with William Adcock, Stuart Boom, and Chad Bowser Publisher: Golden Goblin Press Page Count: 198 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (Golden Goblin Press) – $24.99 Print (Golden Goblin Press) – $49.95 Print+PDF (Golden Goblin Press) – $65.00 Introduction Cthulhu Invictus, a supplement for Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu…

The Journey: Masks of Nyarlathotep Session #1

This past weekend I began what will amount to a long and beautifully twisted journey into the world of Chaosium’s Masks of Nyarlathotep. This short post will serve as the start of a “living” journal to capture the highlights and interesting experiences of not only my players but my own as well. If this type…