Reaching The Apex – Old-School Essentials Advanced Edition

Old-School Essentials Advanced Edition Author: Gavin Norman Publisher: Necrotic Gnome Page Count: 2 books, 250 pages each Available Formats: PDF & Print Player’s Tome & Referee’s Tomes PDF (DTRPG) – $15 / $15 Print & Print/PDF Combo – $40 / $40 The Old School Renaissance (OSR) has been around for around 15 years. Broadly speaking,…

Fish or Cut Bait?

What is it that makes an RPG campaign last? When is it time to decide the current campaign isn’t working and it’s time to try something new? I’ve noticed that the groups I game with tend to go through different stages. Sometimes we’ll have a lot of consistency with games lasting dozens of sessions. Our current…

Dungeons, Dragons, and Rock n’ Roll – Loot The Body

Hex Volume One Artist: Loot the Body Released: June 4, 2021 Available at: Bandcamp $6 We get a lot of requests for reviews here at Rolling Boxcars. Most are for roleplaying games for us to review. Though once in a while, we get a request for something adjacent. These adjacent topics to the hobby of Roleplaying…

A Cool One-Shot — Dread of the Ice Devil (D&D 5e)

Dread of the Ice Devil Author: Christopher Waples Publisher: Dungeon Masters Guild Page Count: 14 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $4.95 Dread of the Ice Devil is Christopher Waples’ first published adventure and, upon its release in August 2020, it made quite the impression with buyers and rocketed to the Dungeon Masters Guild’s “electrum…

A Review of Humblewood: The Wakewyrm’s Fury

HUMBLEWOOD THE WAKEWYRM’S FURY Author: Christopher Pinch, Jordan Richer, et al. Publisher: Deck of Many/Hitpoint Press Page Count: 20 Available Formats: Print & PDF PDF – Available on 22 August Print – Free, during Free RPG Day 2020 Welcome to the seaside town of Saltar’s Point. Trouble is brewing in the nearby Tideswell Cave, and…

A Look at The Hero’s Journey 2nd Edition

The Hero’s Journey 2nd Edition Author: James SpahnPublisher: Gallant Knight GamesAvailable Formats: PDF, Print (forthcoming)PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost ~ JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings The Hero’s Journey is a fantasy RPG by James Spahn. Like its first edition, it is based…

News Desk: 5e Player Screen – For New and Neurodiverse Players

Overnight, we received the following press release from Shaun Sunday. He’s launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign this coming weekend. This 5e player’s screen looks interesting. Take a look at the freely available black and white version. The crowdfunding campaign is to fund the latest version full-color version. ~ Modoc CONTACT INFORMATION: Shaun Sunday – Artist…

Stat Trackers – Making Life Easier for 5e Dungeon Masters

Stat Trackers Publisher: Top Dog Game Club, LLC. Card Count: 417 Stat Cards Available Formats: Print Print (Publisher) – $60.00 Print (Amazon) – $60.00 I have been playing and running Dungeons and Dragons games for decades. I’m always on the lookout for game aids that are innovative, relevant, and something that I need at the table….

Stream of Many Eyes Begins Tonight

Alright, all of you D&D fans, Wizards of the Coast will be unveiling the new storyline beginning tonight! This new campaign will release a little later this year. Be sure to check out the streams if you can. I am super excited and looking forward to catching some of the new information tonight. The stream…