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    Welcome back for this weeks rundown of New Releases that should be hitting games stores over the coming week, plus a look at a selection of PDF releases from the last week! Once again we have a mix of RPGs, board & card games, miniatures and CCGs! Highlights include the new solitaire Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Alone Against The Dark in print, the Mini Dungeon Tome from AAW Games in PDF containing 137 adventures for Pathfinder, the latest Magic: The Gathering release, Dominaria, and lots more! For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.

    Welcome back to our weekly look at tabletop roleplaying game, and accessories, crowdfunding roundup! This week we look at industrial steampunk revolution, drug dealing Mexican cartels, an epic 5th Edition eastern flavored campaign, psionics for Starfinder, a journey into the Wild West, two new adventures for Astonshing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea, maps, notebooks and pins! If you have anything youíd like us to cover, or questions about anything we talk about, please donít hesitate to leave a comment or contact me directly.

    The Black Blade of the Demon King is an old school adventure/setting supplement from Knight Owl Publishing that attempts to recapture the madcap energy of fantasy role-playing modules from the early 1980s. Does it? Let's talk about it.


    Fans of Ernest Cline's novel, Ready Player One, know that there's an entire sequence that takes place in a virtual recreation of a classic Dungeons & Dragons adventure by Gary Gygax, the Tomb of Horrors. Fans of the book will find that D&D's presence has changed in the film. Please note that this discussion contains spoilers for the book, the movie, and the Tomb of Horrors.


    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Wargames, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few RPG PDF releases from the last week that we hope may be of interest. For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.

    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Wargames and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few RPG PDF releases from the last week that we hope may be of interest. For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.

    Magic can be many things in a fantasy role-playing game, but most often it is a powerful force within a game's world. However, the codification inherent in games also takes much of the awe and mystery out of magic that you see in fictional sources. The old school fantasy role-playing supplement Wonder & Wickedness attempts to re-inject a sense of the fantastic into gaming magic.


    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few RPG PDF releases from the last week that we hope may be of interest. For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.

    I enjoyed playing Spelljammer in conjunction with the 1e D&D rules back in the day - I'm a naval guy at heart. For those who don't remember, it's FRPG in outer space, with different physics and magical spaceships that often resemble creatures such as sharks or wasps, for 7th-13th level. (There was a brief version in Dungeon Magazine for 3e as well.) I read that we may see a new version for 5e, so I dug out some old notes in order to discuss the design of the original game.


    Goodman Games has posted a whole pile of photos of its 5th Edition conversion of Into The Borderlands. First announced in March 2017, these books were available for pre-order in January of this year. Now, the pre-orders are shipping very soon, and photos abound! This is the first in a series of "Original Adventures Reincarnated" line. (Thanks to Jeremy for the scoop!)

    We've previously discussed the original end goal of Dungeons & Dragons and the rising success of video in boosting the game's popularity, but the enormous success of Matt Colville's Strongholds & Streaming seems like a turning point that brought both of those elements together at the right time. Here's a few theories as to why.


    Even though Iíve played and enjoyed just about every edition of Dungeons & Dragons, with an exception to 4th, Iíve pretty much stayed out of the fray in regards to D&D clones. Iíve somewhat maintained the semblance of a semi-regular D&D Basic campaign (live game) for about two years, primarily relying on the Rules Cyclopedia, and occasionally mixing (and experimenting) in elements from games like HackMaster as well as more recently, Lamentations of the Flame Princess. Like any role-playing alchemist, Iíll never stop mixing. And since Mazes & Perils Deluxe Edition is a clone of Holmes Basic D&D, Iím eager to take a closer look.


    Welcome back to our weekly look at tabletop roleplaying game, and accessories, crowdfunding roundup! This week we take to the stars with a Traveller box set and a big book of sci-fi maps, fight the end of the world, see a Megadungeon get a 5th Edition upgrade, and a lot more! If you have anything youíd like us to cover, or questions about anything we talk about, please donít hesitate to leave a comment or contact me directly.

    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Wargames, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few RPG PDF releases from the last week that we hope may be of interest. For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.

    Welcome back to our weekly look at tabletop roleplaying game, and accessories, crowdfunding roundup! This week we look at a host of campaigns including; the first Trudvang Chronicles regional sourcebook, a documentary on the Art of Dungeons & Dragons, post-apocalyptic roleplaying in Devil's Run, the Princess Bride RPG, a new AD&D 1st ED monster manual, a collection of beautiful maps for Joe Dever'sLone Wolf, Alignment Pins and some kick-ass Animals... If you have anything youíd like us to cover, or questions about anything we talk about, please donít hesitate to leave a comment or contact me directly.

    Welcome back to our weekly roundup of the New Releases. The below should all now be available at, or to atleast order through, your friendly local game store... or DriveThru for the PDFs! Board games, card games, RPGs, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few recent RPG PDF releases that we hope may be of interest. Apologies for this column appearing later this week, I was away in Mexico so have suffered column slippage... I've been told it's curable though so all should be back to normal next week! For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.


    Welcome back to our weekly look at tabletop roleplaying game, and accessories, crowdfunding roundup! Each week weíll be looking at a few campaigns currently running that have caught our eye as well as occasionally speaking to some of the creators about their campaigns, or looking at some of the Ďbehind the scenesí business aspects of putting together, launching, operating and then delivering a crowdfunded project. If you have anything youíd like us to cover, or questions about anything we talk about, please donít hesitate to leave a comment or contact me directly.

    With the rise of PDF and POD (print on demand) publishing powering more role-playing publishers, one thing that I have advocated for a while now is that there is really no longer much of a reason for games to go out of print. Today I am going to look at the new POD versions of Star Frontiers and the D&D Rules Cyclopedia available via the OneBookShelf sites.


    Dungeons & Dragons evolved from a miniature wargame with a referee to a role-playing game with as many as 20 players managed by a Game Master, to massive multiplayers where there are no referees at all. D&D's model of play is highly flexible, but its expression in other mediums has shown that the model where "anything can be attempted" has limits before something breaks down, and it starts with the referee.



    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Wargames, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! In addition to the games hitting your local store we also take a look at a few RPG PDF releases from the last week that we hope may be of interest. For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store.
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