A Review of Midnight Riot

In November of 2019, Chaosium announced they were producing an RPG for Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London urban fantasy series. The series sounded familiar to me and sure enough, I had the first book, Midnight Riot in my Kindle and Audible libraries, Unread, alas. (Note – Midnight Riot is the US name of the work…

News Desk: New Products from Chaosium

As huge fans of Chaosium’s product lines, we follow their release schedule and corporate news pretty closely. Here’s a summary of what’s been going on and when a few things will become available to the public. #WeAreAllUs – They are releasing a scenario for each of their main product lines in honor of Greg Stafford….

RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha Review

Chaosium’s newest incarnation receives a lot of well-deserved praise. However, I’m a little surprised to be writing a playtest review where I indicate it didn’t quite work for my group. To be fair I think there’s a lot of groups it will work for and I’d love to give it another chance. In this review,…

Editor’s Desk: Call of Cthulhu: A Cold Fire Within Now Available

Call of Cthulhu fans, this just came across my news feeds. Chaosium, Inc. has just announced that a “New for Pulp Cthulhu! A COLD FIRE WITHIN: A Mind-Bending Campaign by Christopher Smith Adair. Available now in PDF. Purchase direct from Chaosium.com and you get the full price of the PDF off the physical book when it…

A Look at Church of Chiropteran Wisdom

Church of Chiropteran Wisdom Author: Sal North Publisher: Chaosium’s Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 6 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want This is a very small plug-and-play scenario that doubles as a location that is meant to be dropped into an existing call of Cthulhu game or something that could be used as…

Harlem Unbound – 2nd Edition Cover Art Revealed

The second edition of Harlem Unbound is getting a little closer to becoming a reality. Chaosium (via Chris Spivey) just released a cover image and the new art style and direction of the cover is amazing. The art was created by the talented, Brennan Reece. I enjoyed reading and reviewing the 1st edition of the…

Chaosium Launching New Twitch Channel

It was recently announced that Chaosium, Inc. will be starting a Twitch channel in the coming days, January 12th to be precise. For those of you that are into Twitch, I suspect this is going to be a great channel! Out of the gate, they’re going to be streaming sessions of Horror on the Orient…

King Arthur Pendragon & Prince Valiant RPGs Return to Chaosium

It was announced yesterday by Chaosium, Inc. that the rights previously held by Nocturnal Media for King Arthur Pendragon (KAP) and Prince Valiant RPGs have returned to Chaosium. From Nocturnal’s statement in the press release, this appears to be a willing decision supported by both companies and the widow of Greg Stafford. Chaosium is retaining…

New Call of Cthulhu Video Game – Review Copy in Hand

I’m doing my happy dance! This is an exciting week for me (Modoc), I just received my review copy of the new Call of Cthulhu video game from Focus Home Interactive. This will be new territory for me and for Rolling Boxcars. I’m not usually a video game player, but being a Call of Cthulhu…

Calling All Sci-Fi Game Writers & Artists

Our friend, Chris Spivey, over at Darker Hue Studios who’s leading the charge for Chaosium’s new Sci-Fi gaming line is looking for creative types. If you’re a Sci-Fi gaming writing or artist, this is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor. He’s particularly interested in creative folks from all backgrounds, he’s an…