A Call of Cthulhu Review: Sun Spots

Sun Spots: A Call of Cthulhu Adventure Author: Dave Sokolowski Publisher: Weird 8 Page Count: 122 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $9.95 Print (other options available) Softcover $12.95 & Hardcover $29.95 Not far from the hustle and bustle of snow-engulfed Boston in the sunny resort town of Red Valley, sun-worshippers are enjoying unseasonably warm weather…

Hypergraphia Issue #2 – Gateways, Doorways, and Thresholds, Oh My!

Hypergraphia Issue #2 Editor: Matt Puccio Page Count: 58 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 Print (if available) – $6 In mid-September, I saw that Matt Puccio, editor, and publisher of Hypergraphia, was selling a limited number of remaining physical copies of issue #2 via Facebook. To be honest, I had never…

Need Psychiatric Help? A Review of The Dreaming Ward

The Dreaming Ward A Convention Scenario for Call of Cthulhu Author: Matthew Sanderson Cartography: Matthew Sanderson Development/Editing: Mike Mason Layout: Nicolas Nacario Published by: Chaosium, Inc. Page Count: 29 Available Formats: PDF  PDF (DTRPG) – Free for Cult of Chaos GMs PREMISE: The Dreaming Ward begins in January 1926 in a psychiatric ward at a university…

Tube Screamer Dungeon — Part One: Proof of Concept

Tube Screamer Dungeon Part One: Proof of Concept When building a dungeon where do you start? Tossed dice on graph paper? Let the pen go and freeform it? Meticulous and systematically plot each section out with purpose and care? Whatever method you use, have you ever started with an electrical schematic as your template? Oh,…

Mysterious Monday – The Halloween Edition

I have decided the time was right for another of my very infrequent installment of Mysterious Monday. This is a special Halloween edition. Each of the following short story seeds has overtones of Halloween and of fall. I hope you find these seeds suitably creepy and diverse enough for you to weave your own macabre…

All that Glitters is Chrome — Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit

Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit Author: Mike Pondsmith, David Ackerman, J Gray, James Hutt, and Cody Pondsmith Publisher: R. Talsoian Games Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $15.00 Boxset – $27.95 In the hazy red skies of 2045, all that glitters is still chrome. It’s back baby. Cyberpunk Red Jumpstart Kit is the first installment…

News Desk: Homeworld Tabletop RPG Coming

We received the following press release from our friends at Modiphius. This looks like it will be another exciting game in their 2d20 lineup. 2020 is going to be a good year I predict! ~ Modoc Follow Modoc on Twitter at @DM_Modoc Join our Discord We’re on Facebook! MODIPHIUS’S SHIPYARD PREPARES HOMEWORLD TABLETOP RPG Unlock never before seen…

The Complete Mission: Impossible Dossier — Espionage RPG Inspirations

The Complete Mission: Impossible Dossier Photos — Star Bios — Plot Summaries — Technical Info The essential companion to the most popular television adventure series Author: Patrick J. White Pages: 456 Published: 1991 Publisher: Avon Books Amazon: Price may vary “Good Morning Boxcars readers, in the paragraphs below, I take a look at The Complete Mission:…

Gaming Lessons From the Fiction of Stephen King

I first discovered Stephen King’s fiction in high school in the late 1980s. My mother read his works when he first began gaining popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. And my youngest daughter has discovered his fiction as well. In Freshman English at UConn I felt the need to apologize for liking his works—it was…

News Desk: Ross Rifles on Kickstarter

Back in 2017/18 I learned about the Ross Rifles on Google+ when that platform was still around and I have been enamored with the idea of playing WWI Canadian soldiers ever since. The game is using the Apocalypse World engine (modified of course) and will allow you to tell a story that focuses on the…