A band of rugged spacefarers gather from far flung backgrounds, some with careers ending in retirement and others with a lifetime’s work ending in disaster. Together they explore unknown planets and brave the vacuum and mysteries of space traveling together into a new life of adventure in Traveller. Traveller has a decades long history as an RPG. This review covers just the Traveller Core...
Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s gaming news! Pathfinder gets a new Lead Designer, Modiphius lands another big license, news on the RPG tie-ins Cyberpunk 2077 and the Dungeons & Dragons movie, and more!
There's a new starter set for Vampire: The Masquerade, called New Blood. It's a PDF bundle designed with GMs in mind, and teaches you how to play the new edition of Vampire: The Masquerade. It includes a rules guide, cards, pregnererated characters, and more.
Logan Bonner has been named Pathfinder Lead Designer. He announced this on Twitter -- "This is officially official now: I’m now the Pathfinder Lead Designer! That means I’m in charge of the overall rules ecology for [Pathfinder 2E]. (Well, the parts made by Paizo, anyway.)"
The Cauldron is a novel coming this year from Russ Morrissey. It has been described as "Game of Thrones in space" and is set in a galaxy in turmoil as ancient evils rise and powerful Houses vie for power.
TSR Periodicals published The Dragon Issue 29 in September 1979. It is 56 pages long, with a cover price of $2.00. In this issue, a future legend joins the magazine, we talk about race in D&D, and we welcome back everyone's favorite comic strip dragon!
It wouldn’t be a Tuesday* without Modiphius picking up a new RPG license. This time it’s for the video game Dishonored. *It’s not a Tuesday. Modiphius Entertainment is proud to announce the launch of a new tabletop roleplaying game set in Arkane Studios’ Dishonored® video game franchise. The game has been developed using a streamlined version of the company’s proprietary 2d20 System...
It seems that the most popular D&D setting in the 5E era is... Wildemount! Talking about the upcoming Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, WotC's Greg Tito said on a Twitch stream recently that "we're pretty sure that this book has seen the most pre-orders and pre-release excitement since any of the core rulebooks for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition were released".
The last of the holiday-related thinning of RPGs crowdfunding projects is over. We’re back to full lists of RPG options including these fourteen projects that end between January 31st and February 6th. At the end of the list are five charity bundles to assist Australia with the wildfire crisis and provide you with great RPGs in the process.
Barak Strongblade, a renowned local adventurer and one of the party of beloved heroes that saved Three Oaks Village ten years ago from the goblin invasion has encountered a new, unexpected foe. "I just can't make it all work anymore," Barak says, his eyes haggard and his shoulders slumping at the local tavern. "Time was when it was no problem. Off to the forest, or the caves, or a nice...
In 1981, Basic Dungeons & Dragons by Tom Moldvay released, quickly followed by Expert D&D by David Cook. The Old-School Essentials Rules Tome by Gavin Norman combines both sets of rules along with errata together into one book. Combined with adventures penned by Moldvay and Cook themselves, an entire 1981 D&D campaign can easily be built and run.
We've all got them but today EN5ider takes on the challenge of making a settlement's police force engaging and varied—with this excellent organizations article in hand, you can quickly bring some character to the city watch in your games!
From the upcoming SolSpace: The Spartan Gambit (think "Die Hard on a starship"), here's a quick look at the starship in question. SolSpace: The Spartan Gambit is an adventure and sourcebook coming soon to the WOIN roleplaying game line.
Star Control: Famous Battles of the Ur-Quan Conflict, Volume IV or just simply Star Control was a science fiction video game developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1990. Star Control was primarily a simple space exploration and combat game, but its sequel is widely viewed today as one of the greatest PC games ever made. At least some of the credit for the game's goes to the...
As I do every year, I recently took nominations for the most anticipated tabletop RPGs for the coming year, and then opened the floor to voting. Here are this year's winners - the most anticipated tabletop RPGs of 2020!
This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Matt Corley to talk about his new 5e compatible horror game, Whispers in the Dark. In the news, Wizards of the Coast are publishing a Critical Role campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons, a new Unearthed Arcana for D&D, new Pathfinder 2nd Ed and Starfinder books coming this month, Joe Manganiello brings the magic of RPGs to a children’s hospital, and...
In this brief clip we see some voice acting for Volo and a quote, some motion capture, orchestra, some photography that I'm not sure how it would be used in a video game and lastly a date February 27 2020, which happens to be the date of Pax East. Speculate away.