Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms

Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms Author: S. John Bateman Publisher: WolfWyzard Press Page Count: 17 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.00 Adventures in the Hundred Kingdoms a roleplaying game that is inspired and heavily influenced by the folklore of the Philippine Islands. The game is designed to tell epic tales of normal…

Tube Screamer Dungeon- Part Three: Moving On Up

Tube Screamer Dungeon Part Three: Moving On Up Welcome back to part three of my exploration into using the electrical schematics of Ibanez’s TS-808 Tube Screamer guitar effects pedal as the base for a dungeon map. As I discovered in Part One: Proof of Concept, an electrical schematic will work as the basis for a…

My Guardian Monster – Nothing Ever Happens When There’s a Detour

My Guardian Monster Author: Danial Carroll Publisher: Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 32 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 My Guardian Monster is a modern-day story that is designed to be a one-shot or it can easily serve as an interlude between scenarios in an existing on-going campaign with minimal modification. The story takes place…

Dune as an Example of World-building

One of my first “grown-up” science fiction novels I read was Frank Herbert’s Dune, in my sophomore year of college. Over the next several months I found myself inhaling the rest of the classic Dune novels (this was long before the later prequels – which to be honest I did not particularly care for). The science fiction…

A Dark Little Secret – A Review of The Shadow Over Providence

The Shadow Over Providence Authors: Jon Hook & Matt Ryan Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 38 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 Print – Not Currently Available in Print The Shadow Over Providence is a traditional Call of Cthulhu scenario for Keepers of all skill levels. It made its debut at Necronomicon Providence…

A Look at Grim & Perilous Random Dice Tables

Grim & Perilous Random Dice Tables Author: Peter Rudin-Burgess Publisher: PPM Games Page Count: 25 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.50 One of the benefits of being a Rolling Boxcar Patreon supporter is requesting a review of products that align with your interests. One of our longtime Patreon supporters asked us to take a…

Should We Fear The Ice Cream Man?

Ice Cream Man Author: Dr. Michael C. LaBossiere Publisher: The Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 9 Available Formats: PDF Only PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want Recently, I have been scouring various social media sites and the Miskatonic Repository for interesting looking Call of Cthulhu scenarios and supplements. I recently stumbled on the Ice Cream…

Who You Gonna Call? A Review of the Classic Ghostbusters RPG

Ghostbusters Author: Sandy Petersen, Greg Stafford, Lynn Willis Publisher: West End Games Available Formats: Boxed Set Print – Price Varies It’s probably safe to assume our audience is familiar with the film Ghostbusters. I’m old enough to remember it coming out in theaters – and how huge its impact was – that ghost logo was everywhere…

Useful Tips for Convention Gamemasters

Running an RPG at a convention is a lot of fun. You get to represent your favorite RPG and act as its ambassador. Running games at conventions are different from running games for your homegroup. There are more hurdles to overcome when your setting is not familiar. I was reminded of this while attending MACE…

Tube Screamer Dungeon- Part Two: Design and Refine

Tube Screamer Dungeon Part Two: Design and Refine   We last left off in Part One: Proof of Concept — a dungeon based on an electrical schematic. The concept worked but left us with an ugly-looking map. In step two, it’s my goal to refine the map into something more appealing. As it stands, the map…