RPG Crate Spotlight: January 2017
  • Warhammer FRPG 2nd Edition Books return to PDF...

    Cubicle 7 Entertainment have just made available the range of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 2nd Edition PDFs through Drivethrurpg and...

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    D&D's Lead Slightly Increases On Roll20 &...

    Industry stats are a bit like buses - you wait ages for one, and then two come along at once. I covered Fantasy Grounds' latest stats a few days ago, and now Roll20 has weighed in. The two data sets usually line up reasonably well at the top end (taking players as the metric,...

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    Sean's Picks of the Week (0717-0721) - ENnie...

    With the ENnie Awards coming up at Gen Con soon, and voting fully underway, I thought another look at the various nominations was in order. So, once again, I've chosen to delve into certain categories and pick something to highlight while...

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    Tactics And Combat In Fantasy RPGs

    Think of the old days of FRPGs when parties bumbled into encounters, opening doors without preparation or scouting. Think of how few parties actually took prisoners in order to gather information! And how few parties ran away occasionally rather than engage in a fight that had nothing to do with their mission and might get them killed. And...

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  • RPG Crate Spotlight: Mythoard January 2017


    This is my unboxing of the January 2017 Mythoard RPG crate. This is the second issue packaged by the new team along with new branding.



    This month’s Mythoard includes the following:

    • Crawling Under A Broken Moon; Issue #7 (Shield of Faith Studios)
    • The Creaks by Jarrod Shaw
    • Fast-Play Fantasy (Frog God Games)
    • The Illhiedrin Book by Daniel Hauffe (Judges Guild) from Badmike's Books and Games
    • Knights of the Dinner Table #238 (Kenzer and Company)
    • Mythoard Adventure Hook Card #4: Something in the Suthmire by Justin Andrew Mason
    • Rappan Athuk: Pregenerated Characters (Necromancer & Frog God Games) for Swords & Wizardry Light

    The digital content includes the following:

    • Crawling Under a Broken Moon (Zine Collection vol 1; Issues 1-4)
    • The Creaks adventure
    • For Gold & Glory; Old School Roleplaying by Justin Brown
    • Rappan Athuk Pre-gens
    • Shotguns & Sorcery #1: Hard Times in Dragon City by Matt Forbeck (12 for Twelve)
    • Swords & Wizardry Light

    Jarrod Shaw detailed upcoming changes for the next month:

    Mythoard 25 will have some really special items, including the first ever hardback book inside a hoard, and the box is going to be a whopping $80+ value! The digital goodness for Mythoard 25 will be going out next week. I am very excited about this one, as well as what we have on the planning table.

    For more information about this particular set, see http://www.mythoard.com/copy-of-23. To learn more about Mythoard see http://www.mythoard.com.

    Mike "Talien" Tresca is a freelance game columnist, author, communicator, and a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to
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    Comments 2 Comments
    1. Desh-Rae-Halra's Avatar
      Desh-Rae-Halra -
      I don't know if "flesh it out" is the right phrase to be using with that Judges Guild AD&D supplement
    1. chibi graz'zt's Avatar
      chibi graz'zt -
      what, no t-shirt?!?
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