Editor’s Desk: City of Mist Starter Set Available

This hit our inbox and we wanted to get the word out. Today, 16 May, the City of Mist Starter Set became available for purchase. Our friends at Modiphius are doing some really cool and innovative stuff lately, I’m sure this Starter Set with will prove to be a great additional to the City of…

Solo Roleplaying for Those Lonely Nights – Four Against Darkness (Book 1)

Four Against Darkness (Book 1) Author: Andrea Sfiligoi Publisher: Ganesha Games Page Count: 90 ISBN-10: 9781976371455 ISBN-13: 978-1976371455 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $8.00 Print (Amazon) – $12.99 Have you ever found yourself jonesing to play a roleplaying but lack the players or even a gamemaster? Ever thought to yourself while traveling, I’m bored? If…

Support Independent Podcasts

I was recently listening to episode 6 of Brits on Bikes and the GM, Jimmy Sprinkles, opened the episode with a challenge of sorts. He challenged all listeners who enjoy independent podcasts to show their support for those they listen to. I wanted to reflect on this challenge, especially for those independent podcasts that I…

The Journey: Masks of Nyarlathotep Session #2

What follows is session 2 of my ongoing Masks of Nyarlathotep game that I am running for four players. Nick Jones – Investigative Reporter. Sam Switch – Mechanic (who has a deep dislike for Henry Ford), Daisy Elizabeth Tillinghast – Cat Burglar (her cover is governess/nanny), John  Bigbeautea – Occultist. SPOILERS AHEAD Session 2 opens…

Editor’s Desk: Two New D&D Books Nearing Release

For all you 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons fans, you might want to keep the following books on your radar over the next month or so. Pre-order them at Amazon or your FLGS. Do you have something you want the editor to be aware of? Submit newsworthy tidbits to our email at rollingboxcarsblog@gmail.com Ghost Ships…

Making the Kessel Run through the Star Wars RPG Universe

A long time ago on a gaming table far, far away… It is a period of choice. Star Wars Roleplaying games, some out of print, are finding their way back to the gaming table. During these decisions, gamers are unsure or not aware of the choices available to them. ROLLING BOXCARS, the best blog for…

Editor’s Desk: Select D&D 5e Books on Sale at Amazon

For those of you interested in picking up a few D&D 5th edition books, today on Amazon, there are a select few that are super cheap. If we missed some of the sale items, please comment below so others will know what else is on sale. Player’s Handbook – $21.13 Monster Manual – $20.94 D&D…

Editor’s Desk: Annual D&D Sale at DriveThruRPG

The regular DriveThruRPG newsletter just arrived in my inbox. It’s that time of year again! The annual Dungeons and Dragon sale has commenced over on DriveThruRPG andthe  DMsGuild. Lots of great stuff at amazing discounts. Thousands of PDFs on sale including: Classic D&D, AD&D, OGL, Community Content, and more! PDFs from Wizards of the Coast,…

Crushing Alien Species: A Review of Aliens & Asteroids

Aliens & Asteroids Author: Brian Fitzpatrick Editors: George Fields, Gene Fitzpatrick, and Jim White Illustrations: Jason Adams, Kris Mc Dermott, Peter Saga, Adobe Stock Published by: Moebius Adventures, a subsidiary of Gallant Knight Games Page Count: 114 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $11.99 Print (other options available) – $19.99 “This is for all you new…