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Year Zero Engine

The Year Zero Engine, originally created for Mutant: Year Zero, powers many of the games produced by Swedish publisher Fria Ligan (Free League).
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Crowdfunding campaign for Replicant Rebellion launches May 28
Exploration, mysteries, and intrigue at the far edge of space.
The boxed set adventure expanding on the Starter Set coming in February 2024
The new RPG based on the work of the Tales from the Loop creator coming to Kickstarter in December
Normally $24.99, you can pick up the PDF for free at DTRPG.
Release date announced for the Vaesen campaign The Lost Mountain Saga and pre-orders open for the Dragonbane Bestiary
A heavier take on the Year Zero Engine.
Props are one of the things that set apart tabletop role-playing games apart from other entertainments. I truly enjoy seeing a players face light up when I hand them a prop to study rather than describe an item they’ve found. Call of Cthulhu is the master in this area thanks to all the newspaper clippings and mad diary rambling that lead investigators from the real world into the supernatural...
Blade Runner looms large over the RPG landscape. Two of the hobby’s biggest games, Cyberpunk and Shadowrun were inspired by Ridley Scott’s science fiction neo-noir full of high tech devices and low life characters. When Free League Publishing announced a Kickstarter for Blade Runner Role Playing Game it was met with excitement but also a little bit of trepidation. Could the game do anything...
Easily kick off a new campaign in 2023. Grab a copy of Vaesen and Mythic Britain & Ireland, have your players create characters from thirteen archetypes, introduce them to mythic Britain and Ireland, and run them through three included mysteries before moving on to creating your own.
Free League has announced the official The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game. The game will hit Kickstarterin Spring 2023, with a release in Fall of the same year. It includes a core rulebook, starter set, and other accessories, powered by Free League's Year Zero engine, which is behind games like Mutant: Year Zero, Alien, Bladerunner, and more. Additionally, there will be a 'Liveplay'...
The official ALIEN tabletop roleplaying game—a universe of body horror and corporate brinkmanship, where synthetic people play god while space truckers and marines serve host to newborn ghoulish creatures. It’s a harsh and unforgiving universe and you are nothing if not expendable. Stay alive if you can. NOT DND is our weekly streamed show where Jessica Hancock interviews tabletop RPG...
Free League's Blade Runner Kickstarter has just launched, and is tearing through stretch goals after funding in just 3 minutes. It looks very likely that this will be the company's second million dollar Kickstarter (following last year's The One Ring campaign, which raised over $2M). It will also be the third million dollar Kickstarter in the last month, following Matt Colville's Flee...
Imagine surviving another battle in war only to find yourself cut off from command. No medevac, no calling in incoming fire, no reinforcements, no going home. Twilight: 2000 takes the Year Zero system and couples it with brutal combat that leaves it mark on everyone involved who survives. A campaign kicks off with a lost battle and the last communication from headquarters, “Good luck. You’re...
In an upcoming issue of Knights of the Dinner Table, I review Free League’s Vaesen - Nordic Horror Roleplaying core rulebook. I choose to review this project because the concepts, artwork, writing, and engine represent roleplaying done right. This RPG’s world and system offer mysteries that return gamers to the mystery and unknown of early tabletop. In fact, it impressed me so much that I...
Following its recent Pathfinder 2E and World of Darkness announcements, new tabletop tools platform Demiplane has revealed that Free League’s array of games will be joining them. Demiplane’s Adam Bradford (co-founder of D&D Begind) about the new endeavor and shows a trailer. https://www.enworld.org/threads/pathfinder-nexus-is-the-official-toolset-for-pf2e.683549/ With D&D Beyond’s owner...

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