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From all of us at Rolling Boxcars, to you and yours, Merry Christmas! ~ The Rolling Boxcars Team Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! Do you enjoy our News Desk, game reviews, articles, and opinion pieces? If so, please consider becoming one of our valued Patrons. Click the banner above to visit our Patreon site to learn…

Save Humanity from the Vaesen – Rebuild the Society

Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying Author: Nils Hintze, Rickard Antroia, Nils Karlén Publisher: Fria Ligan (Free League) Page Count: 240 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $24.99 Print/PDF Combo (Free League) – 448.00 Kr or $54.83 As an American, not surprisingly, my first language is English; I still know a smattering of Spanish…

In Support of BLM- A Review of Dissident Whispers

Dissident Whispers Author: Whisper Collective Publisher: Tuesday Knight Games Page Count: 136 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $20 Print – Prices vary on the collector market Dissident Whispers is a massive anthology of 58 original roleplaying game adventures for ten game systems and system agnostic. All were created by a diverse, international collective…

Anarchy in the (Not) UK – The Great Pendragon Campaign’s Anarchy Period

It’s been a while since I touched upon Pendragon, so I’ll give a little background about it and the campaign  If you’re a Pendragon veteran, feel free to skip the next paragraph. In Pendragon, you play knights in King Arthur’s Britain. Actually, you begin as playing knights in the Britain of Uther, Arthur’s father. The…

News Desk: Malleus Monstrorum Cthulhu Mythos Bestiary Available in Print

Readers, We have recently received word that the long-awaited Malleus Monstorum Slipcase Set is now available in print. Please see Chaosium’s press release below. We have – at last! – released the Malleus Monstorum Slipcase Set. Due to Covid-19 shipping delays it has unfortunately taken longer than expected.  Malleus Monstrorum Standard Edition The Malleus Monstrorum Slipcase Set…

Sliding into Hell – Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century™

Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century™ Created by Lawrence “Larry” R. SimsPublisher: 23rd Century Productions, LLC.Page Count: 580Available Formats: PDF & PrintPDF (DTRPG) – $25Print – $60 The year is 2282, and an intergalactic war rages for control of the Milky Way Galaxy between the Galactic Alliance and the Arachnid and Atlantean armies. The Galactic Alliance,…

Connecting With the Rolling Boxcars Team

This year has been a wild ride for various reasons, and we’re happy readers have found Rolling Boxcars as a nice way to escape reality from time to time. Whether that was through reading our articles or by participating in one of our social media communities. We remain ever hopeful that 2021 will bring brighter…

History Meets Fantasy – A Review of The Elephant and Macaw Banner

The Elephant and Macaw Banner Author: Cristopher KastensmidtPublisher: Porcupine Publishing ServicesPage Count: 224Available Formats: PDF & PrintPDF (DTRPG) – $24.99Print/PDF Bundle (IPR) – $40 Two weeks before GENCON Online, The Elephant and Macaw Banner roleplaying game, written by Christopher Kastensmidt, came to my attention through casual conversation with several European gamers. At that time, the…

The Herald Calls – A Review of Full Fathom Five [Miskatonic Repository]

Full Fathom Five Author: Paul Fricker Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Page Count: 60 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $6.99 Full Fathom Five is Paul Fricker’s newest Call of Cthulhu scenario and is published in partnership with Chaosium through the Miskatonic Repository. The scenario is set in the year of our Lord, 1847. Somewhere in the South…

Dare to be Twelve! A Review of The Dare

The Dare Author: Bret Kramer (2020), Kevin Ross (1990) Publisher: Sentinel Hill Press Page Count: 70 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 Print/PDF Combo (DTRPG) – $21.99 There’s an old rundown house on the outskirts of town—Old Barnaker House. Every kid in the neighborhood knows about this place, yet everybody has a…