Oubliettes, Sorcery, & Reavers Now Available in PDF

Are you looking for a rules lite, OSR inspired game? If so, check out Oubliettes, Sorcery, & Reavers (OS&R). It was recently Kickstarted and is now available for purchase at DriveThruRPG. I had the privilege of seeing the game firsthand at MACE last November. The game design team was there running multiple sessions all with…

King Arthur Pendragon RPG – The Book of Feasts is Now Available

Great news for all of you King Arthur Pendragon RPG fans. The newest supplement, The Book of Feasts, was just released! This supplement features a 46 page PDF rulebook with a deck of 154-card feast cards to spice up your feasts. I really liked the original supplement that was released in a moderately refined state…

Forming A Social Contract With Your Gaming Group

I wrote the following more than three years ago, but it is something that I have been thinking about a lot lately. Having just spent my time reading the new Harlem Unbound and what it’s going to bring to the table has me wondering how I will need to adjust my social contract with my…

DriveThruRPG Launches “Wrap Up Your Campaign” Sale

DriveThruRPG just launched a new sale through the DM’s Guild — “Wrap up your Campaign“. This is a great opportunity for you old school D&D lovers to grab some of the old and new modules, but better yet, the box sets at discounted prices. There’s always room in your virtual gaming stocking! There are over…

Pay to Play; Are Private Game Rooms on the Rise?

In recent weeks I have begun seeing my local game stores setting aside dedicated gaming space by way of private gaming rooms. At face value, this is not a bad thing and I don’t want this article to come across as asshat-ish. Let me preface the rest of this article with we have five local…

Inconceivable! The Princess Bride RPG is Coming

Oh hell, my all time favorite movie, The Princess Bride, is becoming an RPG! I am both super excited and scared at the same time. Why? the former is pretty obvious, but the latter stems from the fear they will not do it justice. I am familiar with the designer’s previous works and they have been…

Kickstarter: A Far Off Land, A Fate RPG in Two Worlds

Fans of FATE RPG, have you seen this newly launched FATE based RPG on Kickstarter? It looks pretty promising and may in fact be worth your time to check it out if you have not done so already. Don’t forget to have a look at the 12 page preview that they are providing as well….

Get Zweihander RPG for Free – Limited Time Only!

Do you like dark and grim fantasy RPGs? If so, there’s your chance to grab Zweihander, the Warhammer Fantasy Retro-clone RPG for free! Grab it by the 1st of november from DTRPG for free and enjoy, compliments of the publisher. There is much buzz surrounding this game and how good it is. While I have…

Are Local Gaming Stores Going Extinct?

I wrote the following article nearly three years and while some of my assertions then still hold true, our plethora of local gaming stores are drying up! The latest victim is a combination used bookstore and gaming store. They have done very well for themselves over the last eleven years, but they recently announced they…

Bumps Along the Road – Slowly Getting Back to Normal

Things are slowly getting back to normal at Rolling Boxcars. This summer has been absolutely a mess! We were on a roll reviewing and writing great articles and then work got crazy with the passing of a co-worker. Having pulled double duty for a number of weeks and then along comes hurricane Irma and several…

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood, I Dare you!

Don’t Walk in Winter Wood (2nd Edition) Author: Clint Krause Publisher: Red Moon Medicine Show Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $5.00 Print – None (except from 2011 Kickstarter campaign) PREMISE: Don’t Walk in Winter Wood is a game designed to create the tension and spooky nature of those campfire…