Island Hopping in Lowcountry Crawl

Lowcountry Crawl A Southern Gothic RPG Zine #1 Author: John Gregory Consultation: Akelah Publisher: Technical Grimoire Available Formats: Print & PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $5 Print + PDF Combo – $10 If you follow my reviews, you will know that I am a fan of zines and magazines. They are a great resource for gamemasters…

An attempt to Destroy the Truth – The Sassoon Files Review

The Sassoon Files A Sourcebook for the Call of Cthulhu and GUMSHOE Role Playing Games Authors: Jason Sheets, Dan Bass, George Sibley, Francis Acquarone, Jesse Covner Publisher: Sons of the Singularity Available Formats: PDF (DTRPG) – $19.99 Print – $49.99 It was a surprise to Kickstarter backers and others in the roleplaying hobby when the…

Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms

Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms Author: S. John Bateman Publisher: WolfWyzard Press Page Count: 17 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.00 Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms a roleplaying game that is inspired and heavily influenced by the folklore of the Philippine Islands. The game is designed to tell epic tales of normal…

News Desk: DTRPG Selling Bundle to Support Australian Fire Relief

DriveThruRPG is offering a bundled deal (AU Charity – Modern & Urban Horror) with some really cool roleplaying games to help support the relief efforts in Austalia. From DTRPG “Terrible fires have been ravaging Australia since July of 2019, and matters are only getting worse. All proceeds from your purchase of this product will be…

Starship – A Non-stop Trip to Inspiration

Starship (Original Title: Non-stop) Author: Brian Aldiss Publisher: Avon Books Reprinted: 1969 Page Count: 224 Purchase on Amazon: Price Varies Starship or by its first published title Non-stop (1958) is about a group of humans living on a generation ship after dozens upon dozens of generations have gone by. In the story, the inhabitants no longer…

Tube Screamer Dungeon- Part Three: Moving On Up

Tube Screamer Dungeon Part Three: Moving On Up Welcome back to part three of my exploration into using the electrical schematics of Ibanez’s TS-808 Tube Screamer guitar effects pedal as the base for a dungeon map. As I discovered in Part One: Proof of Concept, an electrical schematic will work as the basis for a…

My Guardian Monster – Nothing Ever Happens When There’s a Detour

My Guardian Monster Author: Danial Carroll Publisher: Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 32 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 My Guardian Monster is a modern-day story that is designed to be a one-shot or it can easily serve as an interlude between scenarios in an existing on-going campaign with minimal modification. The story takes place…

Dune as an Example of World-building

One of my first “grown-up” science fiction novels I read was Frank Herbert’s Dune, in my sophomore year of college. Over the next several months I found myself inhaling the rest of the classic Dune novels (this was long before the later prequels – which to be honest I did not particularly care for). The science fiction…

A Dark Little Secret – A Review of The Shadow Over Providence

The Shadow Over Providence Authors: Jon Hook & Matt Ryan Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 38 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 Print – Not Currently Available in Print The Shadow Over Providence is a traditional Call of Cthulhu scenario for Keepers of all skill levels. It made its debut at Necronomicon Providence…

A Look at Grim & Perilous Random Dice Tables

Grim & Perilous Random Dice Tables Author: Peter Rudin-Burgess Publisher: PPM Games Page Count: 25 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.50 One of the benefits of being a Rolling Boxcar Patreon supporter is requesting a review of products that align with your interests. One of our longtime Patreon supporters asked us to take a…