The Beginning of the End — Part 1: Primal Punk [Degenesis]

Degenesis: Rebirth Edition Primal Punk Author: Christian Günther, Alexander Malik, Marko Djurdjevic, Vedran Pilipovic Publisher: SIXMOREVODKA Page Count: 360 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (degenesis.com) – Free Print – €99.00 March 13, 2073 – the beginning of the end. A storm of meteors rained down, cratering the Earth and sending hot ash into the skies. Hail, earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic…

Punching Nazis – A Review of Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 Quickstart

Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 Quickstart Author: Brad Bell, John Houlihan Publisher: Modiphius Page Count: 44 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – Free Print – Free (Free RPG Day’ 21) Achtung! Cthulhu is a blending of genres and themes that has always appealed to me. The ham-fisted world of Achtung! Cthulhu is not new. Kickstarted in 2012, the…

Rolling Boxcar’s Best of 2021

This year, like 2020, was a rollercoaster ride, with the continuing global pandemic, lockdowns in various countries, the Delta variant, and vaccines, glorious vaccines! Despite the challenges, it’s been another fantastic year for us here at Rolling Boxcars. So much has happened this year. We’ve re-affirmed our “influencer” relationship with Chaosium, began “influencer” relationships with…

Let’s Have A Cuppa and Solve A Murder – Matrons of Mystery

Matrons of Mystery Author: Sue Savage Publisher: Self Published Page Count: 41 Available Formats: PDF/Print PDF (DTRPG) – $6.73 Print – $10.57 Matrons of Mystery has garnered quite an initial following of fans and supporters after quietly appearing on the roleplaying game scene. Inspired by British television shows such as Miss Marple, Rosemary & Thyme, Agatha…

Horror at the Westmore Motel – A Miskatonic Repository Review [Call of Cthulhu]

Horror at the Westmore Motel Author: Leopoldo Rueda Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Page Count: 28 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $2.99 In July 2021, the Storytelling Collective began a Call of Cthulhu-centric writing program for aspiring game designers. For a small fee, the “Write Your First Adventure – Call of Cthulhu Path” offered new…

Down to Apple Lane We Go – A Review of Apple Lane [RuneQuest]

Apple Lane Author: Greg Stafford Publisher: Chaosium [1980] Page Count: 32 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 2020 Print on Demand – $9.99 Original Print – Varies on Collector Market Apple Lane is and has always been the “go-to” introductory module for the RuneQuest roleplaying game. The earliest versions feature two complete…

Industrial Sci-Fi – A Review of Those Dark Places RPG

Those Dark Places Industrial Science Fiction Roleplaying Author: Jonathan Hicks Publisher: Osprey Games Page Count: 129 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $17.50 Print (Osprey Publishing) – $25   You’re far from home, sailing through the heavens in a constricting metal monstrosity of human innovation. The air is recycled and stale. It’s cramped,…

What are you Doing, Dave? – The Starlost [TV Show]

The Starlost Created by Harlan Ellison Broadcast in 1973 – 74 One season – 16 episodes Available on Roku and Youtube The giant Earthship Ark — man’s greatest and final achievement — out of control, drifting through deep space over 800 years into the far future. Its passengers, descendants of the last survivors of the dead…

A Load of Tosh? I Think Not – A Review of Warlock!

Warlock! Author: Greg Saunders Publisher: Fire Ruby Designs Page Count: 146 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $6.86 Print Options (DTRPG) – $21.93 – $27.61 Print/PDF Combo options available Warlock! is a rules-light roleplaying game designed to bring back the feeling of old-school British tabletop roleplaying games. This game attempts to bring wondrous…