RPG Crate Spotlight: January 2017
  • News Digest: International Tabletop Day, Fallout...

    Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s news. International Tabletop Day news, Hasbro’s new crate service, a D&D Deckbuilder, Fallout comes to tabletop, Mensa Select games for 2017 announced, sales information for 2016 and Q1 2017 are in from some of the biggest game companies, and more! ...

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    The Dilemma of the Simple RPG

    In my experience with contemporary college game clubs, there are many younger people who have not yet tried tabletop RPGs. I was also told that many of the players coming to the evening games at a local shop have been new to tabletop RPGs. This is different from my pre-Internet, pre-video...

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    Here's the cover of INCIDENT AT ABSALOM STATION,...

    The first Starfinder adventure path, launching in August along with the core rules, is the Dead Suns AP. Following the same model as Paizo's Pathfinder adventure paths, it's a 6-module series. The first adventure is called Incident at Absalom Station, and here's a look at the cover by David Alvarez, depicting the leader of a notorious street gang on Absalom Station!...

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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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