No Country for Old Kobolds Wins Me Over!

I got the chance to read the draft rules for No Country for Old kobolds over this past week and I am really impressed with the near final result. The game itself focuses on the players having kobold characters who are not long for this world. As we all know, kobolds are the favorite prey…

Bundle of Holding: Bringing Awesomeness One Bundle at a Time

Are you familiar with┬áBundle of Holding? Bundle of Holding is a company that sells groups of similarly-themed RPGs (Indie, OSR, Cyber Punk, etc) in PDF through their website. At its core, they are selling RPGs to make a profit, but secondary to that and in my humble opinion, more importantly, they are contributing a portion…

RPGs Were a Flop at International Tabletop Day

This past Saturday was International Tabletop Day and I helped to host an ITD event at my FLGS and the turnout was great! I was impressed with the amount of gaming that happened throughout the late morning and all afternoon. Unfortunately, I was disappointed with the interest in RPGs. I had planned to run both…

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Do you like the blog? Do you find some value in the content we post? If so, please consider purchasing your PDF products at DriveThruRPG through this link. We are an approved affiliate of DTRPG and we receive a small portion of all sales from anyone following any of our links to their site or…

Should I Do Video Reviews?

It was suggested today that I consider doing video reviews from time to time. I am kind of digging this idea. There are certain spontaneous aspects to this type of review that can’t be conveyed properly through a written review. Give me your thoughts on this. Doy ou see any value added in this type…

Tech Review & Copy Edit Services Available

Are you a game designer or developer that needs an up and coming project reviewed from a technical perspective (rules compliance, continuity, sound concepts, etc) or are you in need of a copy editor? I am available for hire. My rates and/or product compensation is fair, I’m speedy and my work is high quality! Please…

We’re Still Here!

I want to take a moment to thank everyone for their continued support of the Rolling Boxcars Blog. It really means a lot to me. I have been down with a severe cold and I’m finally on the mend. In that time, I was not able to post, but my daily traffic stayed constant. So,…

Identifying and Understanding Motivations In Gaming

I swear I live in the wrong part of the country. All the huge amazing conventions are either in the northeast or on the left coast. Don’t get me wrong there some great conventions in the southeast, but nothing like PAXEast, PAXWest, Origins, GENCON, GaryCon (ok, not huge, just amazing) and many more. Don’t get…

Gamers Helping Gamers: In Memory of Tammy Mansfield

I would like to take a moment to pass my condolences on to Jonathon Thompson, owner of Battlefield Press. The other day he tragically and suddenly lost the love of his life. Jonathan we’re all here for you! If you know Jonathan or are familiar with his company, please have a look this DTRPG bundle…

Changing Hobby Interests Causes People to Freak

It’s a amazing what happens when you tell friends that you are taking hiatus from parts of your hobby. Some flip out with words of concern and others are like, hey good on you! This is precisely what happened to me yesterday. I declared on Facebook that I was going to be taking a hiatus…