Prison or Puzzle? – Death Maze

Death Maze {Deluxe Edition} Author: Christian Blake Publisher: Glendor’s RPG Adventures Page Count: 46 Available Formats: Print Print – $20 A game designer’s creativity knows no bounds. That’s the case with so many small, independent publishers today. The increased accessibility of digital distribution and print on demand continues to make it possible for so many….

A Walk in the Woods – A Review of the Symbaroum Starter Set

Symbaroum Starter Set – Treasure Hunts in Davokar Author: Mattias Johnsson Haake, Mattias Lilja Publisher: Free League Page Count: 128 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.99 Print (Free League) – $348kr (abt $41.50) Free League recently provided Rolling Boxcars with a review copy of the Symbaroum Starter Set. Having been on a bit of…

Luck of the Draw? The GameMaster’s Apprentice: Fantasy Deck

The GameMaster’s Apprentice: Fantasy Deck Author: Nathan Rockwood Publisher: Larcenous Designs, LLC Page Count: Available Formats: PDF & Physical PDF (DTRPG) – $0.99 Print – $6.99 Note: the publisher routinely runs sales. Check the links above for sale prices.  When our patrons speak, we listen! We were asked to add some system agnostic and support…

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…

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…

Dark Ages — Terragard Fantasy Novel Review

Dark Ages Author: D.S. Tierney Cover: Warmics Pages: 370 Amazon: Paperback $14.99 or Kindle $9.99 From the author and creator of the bi-weekly audio drama Terragard Tales: A Fantasy Story Podcast comes the first novel set in the world of Terragard—Dark Ages. Terragard is a medieval fantasy setting filled with magic, mythic tales, rival houses, wondrous objects, deadly…

Editor’s Desk: Rational Magic Coming to Kickstarter

Our friends over at Sons of the Singularity, LLC. just shot us a quick note to inform us of their newest project launching on Kickstarter this Friday. Rational Magic is a campaign filled with investigation, intrigue, and espionage set in a gritty dystopian fantasy world; a world that evolved from a traditional sword and sorcery…

September’s Patron’s Choice – Dinky Dungeon – Is Smaller Better?

Dinky Dungeon Author: Denton R. Elliot Publisher: DOC’s Games Page Count: 32-46 Pages Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (Unofficial) Print (other options available) – Market Price Dinky Dungeon is a minimalist’s dream game. The rules are light and the concepts so simple that once you have a full understanding of this game, you will no…