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…

Gamers Are Ruining Our Hobby: Musing About External Stereotypes

Why is it that when we tell someone that we’re a gamer we get odd and often times confusing looks. it’s almost as if we have to give each person a rundown on what a gamer is and what specifically we play. Only to hear the usual responses “oh. that’s like risk, right?” or the…

Buying & Selling Gaming Gear

Not all games are created equal! We all buy or trade for stuff, whether it be RPG books, boardgames, miniatures, etc, and then find we don’t like what it is we just acquired. What’s a gamer to do? Why trade or sell it off of course! There are so many different places to do just…

The Passing of Wargame Designer John Hill

I recently learned that famed wargame designer, John Hill, was on life support following a massive heart attack he suffered late last week and has been in and out of the CCU. This morning the news over at ConsimWorld is indeed sad, John passed away last night. John has a myriad of games to his credit,…

Defender Gaming Initiative – Supporting Those That Defend Us

Welcome to Rolling Boxcar’s Defender Gaming Initiative. This initiative is my way of giving back to the veteran community and staying connecting to my military brethren. A little background information is in order before I outline the plans. So, please bear with me and I ask that each of you check your political agendas at…

We Leveled Up! – rollingboxcars.com

Yes, you read that correct, we have our own domain now! What a wonderful achievement for us. It’s amazing that in one year we have grown to the point where we needed to register our own domain. Please update your Rolling Boxcars bookmark to now point to: https://rollingboxcars.com/  ~ Modoc

Purple Duck Games Sale – 50% Off!

All modules and supplements from Purple Duck Games are on sale at DriveThruRPG and RPG Now. I own some of their products and all of them are awesome. I recently ran the first module in their fairytale line (DCC RPG) and it was very well received. Take a look at their products, see if something…

End of Year Sales are Starting

With the year ending far too soon, we are beginning to see year end sales at some of the major online retailers. The kindly folks at Coolstuffinc are blasting out some pretty sweet RPG books and boardgames at some great prices. The RPGs can be found here and the boardgames can be found here. ~…

Writing Great Press Releases

I just spent some time at Boardgame Geek reading a great article by W. Eric Martin about writing great press releases. There was so much good info packed into this short and concise article! I highly recommend this article to anyone in either the RPG or Boardgame industry or even those thinking about getting into…

Season’s Greetings!

Season’s greetings from all of us at Rolling Boxcars to each and every one of you! We hope everyone has a great holiday season and a very happy New Year! ~ Modoc