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  1. Oh my God! We are finally getting a proper...

    Oh my God! We are finally getting a proper grimdark TV series of the far future.

    And selecting Dan Abnett's series of novels about Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn is an excellent first choice.
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  2. The Fateforge RPG seems tempting despite early...

    The Fateforge RPG seems tempting despite early remarks I made of a return to the 3rd Edition d20 glut era but this time with the 5th Edition SRD.
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    Paizo Organized Play is so much better organized...

    Paizo Organized Play is so much better organized than anything from Modiphus.
  4. With regards to wings in space, that may be more...

    With regards to wings in space, that may be more hindrance than asset aboard a cramped spaceship, not that Federation vessels are cramped.
  5. Finally, cat lovers can reach for the stars.

    Finally, cat lovers can reach for the stars.
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    Maybe Paizo is planning to hit 2020 big time with...

    Maybe Paizo is planning to hit 2020 big time with Pathfinder 2e to sweep all the big awards, so just sitting out of 2019.
  7. Grateful article. Probably, I must be one of...

    Grateful article. Probably, I must be one of those relative newbies who did not know the difference between B/X and the BECMI boxes of D&D memorabilia.

    Anyway, these new-ish Old School Essentials...
  8. Ah! I see ENWorld has their own stuff on...

    Ah! I see ENWorld has their own stuff on Kickstarter too.
  9. So got the Quickstart for Fateforge and not sure...

    So got the Quickstart for Fateforge and not sure what the author is trying to accomplish? It seems like the 5th Edition SRD is being included all in the book as its own variant fantasy RPG ruleset...
  10. Is this like the 3rd edition d20 OGL era all over...

    Is this like the 3rd edition d20 OGL era all over again?
  11. The artwork of Fateforge is beautiful. But do we...

    The artwork of Fateforge is beautiful. But do we really need a D&D5-powered fantasy that is not core D&D?
  12. "Mothership" is quoted as still being in alpha...

    "Mothership" is quoted as still being in alpha development, not even beta, so is not a properly published complete game, that is if we consider the alpha, beta, release candidate nomenclature.
  13. Does not yet exist on Kickstarter this 1st July...

    Does not yet exist on Kickstarter this 1st July Monday. Just searched g other it. Feeling dejected. :-(
  14. Interesting and brief. I thought the Dune...

    Interesting and brief. I thought the Dune boardgame would be a new edition not just a reskinned old one.
  15. The website of Origins has not updated with the...

    The website of Origins has not updated with the new winners. Still showing last year's as current. :-(

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  16. Nice to see a reminder that this great role...

    Nice to see a reminder that this great role playing game is still open for further funding.
  17. Truly shocking this news. James Mathe was active...

    Truly shocking this news. James Mathe was active on his online pages just days before this sudden news and the loss of this pioneer of the digital online RPG shop.
  18. And here is the Cubicle7 poster from the UKGE...

    And here is the Cubicle7 poster from the UKGE convention.

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  19. The news story was first posted by myself on the...

    The news story was first posted by myself on the ENWorld forums, before Morrus promoted it to the front page. The screenshot used was also mine, just saying. .

    Cubicle7 at UK Games Expo confirmed...
  20. And here I thought only Monte Cook was marketing...

    And here I thought only Monte Cook was marketing to the role playing royalty.
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    Kickstarter pledges have petered out. The...

    Kickstarter pledges have petered out. The excitement is fading, sadly.
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    I like the shout to Sam Gamgee, though you forgot...

    I like the shout to Sam Gamgee, though you forgot to add The Lord of The Rings movie to remind those who did not link the names, Sean Astin the actor and Sam Gamgee the character in a particular...
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    Super grimdark campaign options that are not...

    Super grimdark campaign options that are not Warhammer 40K.

    Best of all, this is Starfinder compatible so another lifeline to Paizo.
  24. So, Kickstarter successfully funded and now the...

    So, Kickstarter successfully funded and now the stretch goals fall one by one.

    Wonder how many Starfinder players and GMs are looking forward to adventuring in Grimmerspace?
  25. [Kickstarter] Grimmerspace a Starfinder compatible Campaign and Core Rules

    A much anticipated Kickstarter from Sean Astin is live, namely: GRIMMERSPACE

    Check it out if you are a Starfinder player, or Pathfinder or even 3rd Edition D&D diehard.

    Grimmerspace, via...
  26. Finally, an opportunity to fix the plague of...

    Finally, an opportunity to fix the plague of errors. That terribly edited English edition of Wrath and Glory must burned Ulisses North America so much, they no longer even exist as independent...
  27. Not for me, sadly. This variant has gone all...

    Not for me, sadly. This variant has gone all Steampunk/Arcanepunk almost as if Tzeentch already won and the old world changed into a pantomime play.
  28. Wow! This is a very nice interview, presenting...

    Wow! This is a very nice interview, presenting the role playing scenes in a much overlooked market like Russia. Never knew that 3rd Edition of Dungeons and Dragons failed so spectacularly in Russia....
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    And Genesys Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk has...

    And Genesys Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk has the cyberpunk genre covered.
  30. Termination is a strong word. Though partial...

    Termination is a strong word. Though partial radio silence from Ulisses Spiel to questions about the uncertainty on the website and concern expressed by fans is worrisome.
  31. Warhammer 40,000 Dark Heresy did well enough...

    Warhammer 40,000 Dark Heresy did well enough reaching second only to D&D.

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  32. Upon release that Black Industries "Dark Heresy"...

    Upon release that Black Industries "Dark Heresy" was a top five game according to Enworld stats, and the follow up by Fantasy Flight Games, Rogue Trader, too was in the top five games. This was...
  33. I am concerned about the licensing from Games...

    I am concerned about the licensing from Games Workshop, since any technical glitch would not just target all "Wrath and Glory" pages but leave all others intact on the Ulisses North America website.
  34. Is the Critical Role Kickstarter in this Billion...

    Is the Critical Role Kickstarter in this Billion lot?
  35. Wow! Modiphus Entertainment on the road to the...

    Wow! Modiphus Entertainment on the road to the industry recognition it deserves like Fantasy Flight Games in terms of product catalog.
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    Credit to John Wick for being so considerate of...

    Credit to John Wick for being so considerate of the fate of backers along with his own sanity.

    I supported other Kickstarters, one which funded successfully, over-promised stretch goals, burnt...
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    There is a British company that unified classical...

    There is a British company that unified classical religious iconography, daemons, warp travel, swords, bolters, power-armour, and even magical psi powers, all in a single game world. Blam! Dakka,...
  38. [Kickstarter] Arcana of the Ancients (Numenera for 5e)

    It is alive!!!

    "Arcana of the Ancients"

    Created by Monte Cook with Bruce Cordell and Sean Reynolds.

    Basically, everything you love about Numenera bringing science fantasy to your 5th...
  39. The first 2d20 mechanics were designed by Jay...

    The first 2d20 mechanics were designed by Jay Little of Star Wars Edge of the Empire fame, and Star Wars Role Play by Fantasy Flight Games still in the top five TTRPG ICv2 charts.

    New iterations...
  40. I did not want to invest in this (too many RPGs...

    I did not want to invest in this (too many RPGs already), but Hell, I now so want this.
  41. The maps may not be specific to Warhammer 40,000,...

    The maps may not be specific to Warhammer 40,000, which is why I wanted some pictures to see if they could work for Starfinder. By the way, I totally enjoy Warhammer 40,000 stories too.
  42. Nailed it. Bang!

    Nailed it. Bang!
  43. People complaining about figurative burning old...

    People complaining about figurative burning old books when a new edition is published, honestly, I have not seen any company demand you do that, or even demand you purchase the new editions.

    Your...
  44. Does anyone have a view of the actual map to...

    Does anyone have a view of the actual map to compare against more generic alternatives?
  45. Wow! That is a shocker: Paizo dropped the ball...

    Wow! That is a shocker: Paizo dropped the ball and let Modiphus sneak into the charts.

    But most interestingly, Legend of the Five Rings 5e has powered through despite using funky dice that many a...
  46. Monte Cook killing it like usual. The man is a...

    Monte Cook killing it like usual. The man is a genius.
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    So funny to see every woman in modern art...

    So funny to see every woman in modern art sporting this same asymmetric hairstyle. Almost like those Hollywood vintage styles sported by every woman including those acting in ancient-era period...
  48. The Okudagram...

    The Okudagram is the popular interactive computer display introduced in Star Trek The Next Generation series and, hence, Modiphius Entertainment when for white text on black backgrounds with borders...
  49. A good place to stop a campaign with relatable...

    A good place to stop a campaign with relatable hero characters who are not gods.

    My personal target maximum is 10th level, with anything above just a buffer, that is, if characters level up very...
  50. Great news for Hasbro, who owns Wizards of the...

    Great news for Hasbro, who owns Wizards of the Coast, and thus, the Dungeons and Dragons property. Sadly, almost all other game designers and authors not writing material for D&D5e might as well pack...
  51. Yes, this avoidance of TPKs is one reason I am...

    Yes, this avoidance of TPKs is one reason I am not enthused about Society Play (Pathfinder and Starfinder) and Adventurers' League. There are obvious play group interaction requirements not just to...
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    "Aetherfinder" when did Paizo announce that one?...

    "Aetherfinder" when did Paizo announce that one? I am very interested to hear more. Sounds superb.
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    Modiphius Entertainment is known for missing...

    Modiphius Entertainment is known for missing Kickstarter deadlines, and even this one got delayed significantly, but, hurray, we have PDFs with printed edition hopefully in January 2019.
  54. It is actually called "Things from the Flood" and...

    It is actually called "Things from the Flood" and focuses on teens, so can be viewed as the evolutionary successor to "Tales from The Loop" which focused on kids, possibly inspired by "Stranger...
  55. Serious questions remain regarding Imperial...

    Serious questions remain regarding Imperial psykers in the Imperium Nihilus half of the galaxy, especially with the expected dearth of the Blackships and the loss of training on Holy Terra? Anyone...
  56. So the first edition of Pathfinder is till...

    So the first edition of Pathfinder is till releasing new collectible products on the heels of the second edition?
    How do we then convince everyone to migrate over to the new and shiny?
  57. Also big congrats to Lex Arcana, an Italian...

    Also big congrats to Lex Arcana, an Italian publisher making it big in the mostly English speaking world of Role Playing Games.

    Here is an interview with Valerio Ferzi for those who want some...
  58. Frank Herbert's Dune is one of the most...

    Frank Herbert's Dune is one of the most under-valued Role Playing Games despite the its vast volumes of literature across many novels. :.-(

    Congratulations to Modiphius Entertainment for getting...
  59. Yes, recycled art is annoying but financially...

    Yes, recycled art is annoying but financially prudent. One of the reasons, I was miffed by Wrath and Glory's use of the Fantasy Flight Games Warhammer 40,000 art in many of the new cards.
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    Winning fans in all the right places at home and...

    Winning fans in all the right places at home and abroad.
  61. This thread contains a poll. With over $500,000 raised on Kickstarter, the...

    With over $500,000 raised on Kickstarter, the Savage Worlds Adventure Edition is almost a sure win, closely followed by either Monte Cook's Cypher System 2nd Edition or Paizo's Pathfinder 2nd Edition...
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    Ha ha ha, when I first read the headline, I...

    Ha ha ha, when I first read the headline, I almost had a heart attack thinking both RPGNow and DriveThruRPG were being retired with all PDF game files lost to us all.

    Maybe a less sensational...
  63. This thread contains a poll. All the gifts in the poll are nice to have,...

    All the gifts in the poll are nice to have, though helping a GM who already spends a fair bit on rulebooks, get a few more from the Players, offers the wonderful feeling of a truly collaborative...
  64. My nomination vote too for "Achtung! Cthulhu...

    My nomination vote too for "Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20" by Modiphius, but even though it has more information than the Dune RPG by Modiphius, we still do not have a credible timeline for the production of...
  65. I would also say we include Warhammer 40,000...

    I would also say we include Warhammer 40,000 Wrath and Glory by Ulisses North America, since it is still mostly on pre-order now and will only be publicly available at most FLGS in 2019.
  66. Right at the very beginning of this thread the...

    Right at the very beginning of this thread the instructions are given. Also, this is not a vote, just a nomination for those most anticipated games for 2019. Just write the name of a game and the...
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    But that was a private statement that still has...

    But that was a private statement that still has nothing to do with the 7th Sea role playing game nor the publisher.
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    John Wick Presents actually delivered all the...

    John Wick Presents actually delivered all the original products of the Kickstarter (new core rules and The New World sourcebook) and even many stretch goals.

    Sadly, the initial recruitment went...
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    This is a harsh headline, but sadly, the reality...

    This is a harsh headline, but sadly, the reality was not an ideal outcome, especially for some staff who left work at other companies to join John Wick Presents. :(
  70. Did anyone mention the 5th edition of Legend of...

    Did anyone mention the 5th edition of Legend of the Five Rings by Fantasy Flight Games?
  71. Also there is "7th Sea Khitai" that is its own...

    Also there is "7th Sea Khitai" that is its own game and even uses a slightly different ruleset from 7th Sea: Second Edition, but no guarantees it may be ready for 2019 with the painful restructuring...
  72. Though I too wait eagerly for the Dune RPG, there...

    Though I too wait eagerly for the Dune RPG, there is no official statement it will be ready for 2019.

    Hence, I can confidently only nominate the following:

    NOMINATIONS (Books already in...
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    The Robert E. Howard's Conan Role Playing Game...

    The Robert E. Howard's Conan Role Playing Game from Modiphius Entertainment has done a great job in staying true to the original source literature, with all the famous story characters included with...
  74. Win some, lose some, I guess. Congratulations to...

    Win some, lose some, I guess. Congratulations to all the winners, and a good showing at the event too.
  75. Starfinder low winnings

    With so many nominations, Starfinder only won a silver award in cartography? Stunned!!! :erm:

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    Best news, finally, Eberron lives again.

    Best news, finally, Eberron lives again.
  77. Honestly, I was a bit reluctant to make the...

    Honestly, I was a bit reluctant to make the switch to "Pathfinder 2" (will that be the official name), but seeing this character sheet, is encouraging.

    To be honest, it is the little things often...
  78. (1) The Cubicle 7 game is the classic Warhammer...

    (1) The Cubicle 7 game is the classic Warhammer Fantasy 4th Edition using a ruleset very similar to the very first ever Warhammer Fantasy Role Play edition, so basically a percentile D100.

    (2)...
  79. I am an avid collector of the products published...

    I am an avid collector of the products published by Modiphius Entertainment, and this particular role playing game includes the work of so many famous artists, hence, I supported this Conan...
  80. And a Happy Independence Day to all the nominees...

    And a Happy Independence Day to all the nominees too.
  81. Okay, I am biased, because, Starfinder is just so...

    Okay, I am biased, because, Starfinder is just so awesome, so I predict a clean sweep of all categories by Paizo that feature Starfinder.

    But seriously, apart from the core rulebook falling to...
  82. A lower price point may be more exciting, like...

    A lower price point may be more exciting, like just the core rulebook for pre-order? Just saying.
  83. Star Trek Adventures visual reference of starship combat

    A visual reference guide to starship combat in Star Trek Adventures

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  84. Star Trek Adventures may be lighter overall, but...

    Star Trek Adventures may be lighter overall, but it has lots of crunch in starship combat in particular, much more options than you track in Conan melee combat or even the sorceries. In Star Trek...
  85. Attached is the armor and damage tracking...

    Attached is the armor and damage tracking character sheet from Mutant Chronicles. Your character gets different levels of resistance for the head, torso, etc without armor. Then when you add armor,...
  86. Correction, the "crunchiest" 2d20 system is...

    Correction, the "crunchiest" 2d20 system is actually Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition (launched 28th of January, 2014), which makes sense since it wars the very first 2d20 system Kickstarterd by...
  87. Anyone willing to try a thought experiment? ...

    Anyone willing to try a thought experiment?

    Let us theoretically purchase gold with the $1,300,000 at the prevailing rate of $42.59 per gram.

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    The gold coins in Dungeons and Dragons...
  88. Kickstarter's most funded tabletop book is Strongholds and Followers

    Okay, so today this happened, I am quoting to try and wrap my head around this wonder:

    A hardcover book (or PDF!) for 5th Edition that gives your character something to spend their money on and...
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    The Last 48 Hours

    So John Carter of Mars is in the last 48 hour stretch of life on Kickstarter. This is may be your best opportunity to visit Barsoom and get that haul of a lifetime; that "Dotar Sojat" pledge tier...
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    With less than a week left for the John Carter of...

    With less than a week left for the John Carter of Mars Kickstarter, and having raised just over £150,000 (the producer is British, hence, the funky currency), finally, the "Dotar Sojat" pledge tier...
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    This is the expensive pledge tier, but those who...

    This is the expensive pledge tier, but those who can afford it, well, it is so worth it.

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    Happy February everyone. Hopefully, wages and...

    Happy February everyone.

    Hopefully, wages and salaries have all been paid and so some disposable income may be available to support fantastic creative projects. :angel:

    John Carter of Mars...
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    So we already got a peak at the Thark battle...

    So we already got a peak at the Thark battle crew.

    And, now, let us preview a very special Thark miniature, basically this is Sola, the daughter of Tars Tharkas, and one of the most notable...
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    After a long slog through difficult terrain,...

    After a long slog through difficult terrain, Earthborn fans of John Carter of Mars successfully unlocked all four core adventures from the "Swords of Mars" campaign.

    ACT ONE: Remnants of Mars ...
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    Flags over Mars! (https://goo.gl/swtbgV) This...

    Flags over Mars!

    This short FREE Quickstart adventure is designed to allow play­ers to take on the role of heroes from the John Carter of Mars stories as they encounter perilous adventures on...
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    IMMORTAL HERO OF MARS (Could that be you?) ...

    IMMORTAL HERO OF MARS (Could that be you?)

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/john-carter-of-mars-the-roleplaying-game/posts/2096365


    If you've ever imagined yourself stalking...
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    Hot damn! Those four-armed green Tharks with...

    Hot damn!

    Those four-armed green Tharks with their green dice have injected new blood into John Carter of Mars.

    It seems new fans have backed the Kickstarter which has risen to the top ten of...
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    Contact made! The Thark warband miniatures have been unlocked. We are taking fire. Quick, flip to the page on the rules of engagement. And let us hope luck is on our side.


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    Just reminder for those taking the Swords of Mars...

    Just reminder for those taking the Swords of Mars pledge tier, if we get even more people pledging, the value of this tier offers so much bang for the buck "all the miniatures" including the Thark...
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    For those of you who like miniatures with your...

    For those of you who like miniatures with your role playing games, the 32mm collection of detailed heroes of Barsoom and villains, of course, is available in a new pledge tier "The Swords of Mars"...
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