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Freebies, Sales, and Charity Bundles for May 12, 2024

D&D, Pathfinder, Dragonbane, Fallout, Cypher System, Call of Cthulhu, and more!

Welcome to the Bundles, Freebies, and Sales News, the weekly column at EN World that helps make sure you don’t miss out on big tabletop RPG bundles, charity fundraisers, and sales from around the internet.


Freebies and Pay What You Want

Note: While “Pay What You Want” downloads are available for free, please support the creators if you are able!

A new superhero RPG prowls the streets with power scaling from common civilians to god-like beings. What could this new heroic game be called? KAPOW! The TTRPG! From Off the Books, this 70-page rulebook includes all the rules you need to explore the adventures of your own spandex-and-cape superheroes.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

While many other games focus on an apocalypse, the new game from thiagogomes is all about the apocalypse. Apocalypse RPG is set during the Biblical Apocalypse as you try to survive a world under the Reign of the Beast.
  • Price: Free

Aeronauts of the spirit released A Secret Buried, a solo system-agnostic round robin RPG for any fantasy setting. “A bloodthirsty bountyhunter and his band of sadistic cutthroats spread terror over the village of St Ellen. Yet, something darker stirs in the nearby Dill Woods...”
  • Price: Free

In Happy Campers from Sam Clark, your application to be a counselor at Muddybrook Camp has been accepted! Enjoy your summer of adventure that in no way takes place on a campground with a mysterious past and a stalking figure hunting you and the other counselors down one by one… This adventure is compatible with SLASH! – The Horror Movie RPG or its playtest guide.
  • Price: Free

Paddy’s Parlor Games released Mutants!, a d10 skirmish game set on a post-apocalyptic world of nomadic gangs warring for control of the wasteland.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

A long time ago, a battle called The Rift War broke out, yet there is no public knowledge of it. No textbooks, no history classes, no memorials for the fallen. Yet this war managed to shape the very foundation of the City of Mist.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $5.00)

Myth-forged Games seeks to make your Dragonbane game more personalized with Alternate Rules for Dragonbane. Mix and match the new rules for point-buy character creation, goal-oriented advancement, phased-based initiative, alternate armor rules, and make the game exactly what you want.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, Gavin Bastiensz released Stoned!, a one-shot adventure for 3rd to 5th level characters. A new drug sweeps through the streets almost like a plague with a body count in its trail as you’re tasked with tracking down the source.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $2.00)

Gavin Bastiensz also has The Toymaker’s House, a 3rd level adventure taking place in the weathered façade of the Toymaker’s house which promises rewards and riches to those brave enough to explore.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $2.00)

Elliot Morris also has a 3rd level adventure with Passing Muster, a low-stakes adventure where the party encounters an armed encampment at an essential mountain pass denying entry to all travelers.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.99)

On Storytellers Vault, DrTehtacles released Fragments of Plague, a supplement for Exalted 3rd Edition with rules for disease and medicine including 7 new Solar Medicine Charms, 3 new Natural Diseases, 4 new Supernatural Diseases, and more.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.99)

The first Lightning Round this week features gamemaster/DM resources like monsters, maps, random generators, one-page adventures, drop-in encounters, and more. All products are Free or pay what you want with the suggested price in parentheses.

The second Lightning Round features player resources like classes, subclasses, backgrounds, feats, races/species, and more. All products are Free or pay what you want with the suggested price in parentheses.


Bundles and Sales

Note: I have included end dates when listed for the following sales, but please be warned that those without published end dates may end suddenly so be sure to plan purchases accordingly.

So many companies offering map bundles this week, starting with Skirmisher Publishing’s Maps & Monsters bundle with map collections for sewers, abandoned homes, Egyptian tombs,a nd more plus new monster books and cardstock stand-up printable pawns.
  • Price: $4.99 (71% off)

With Fallout popular right now, post-apocalyptic maps will likely come in handy and this collection from Amatsu includes a makeshift bridge across a stream, a vehicle junkyard, a city street, and more.
  • Price: $3.99 (33% off)

PenguinComics collected a huge bundle of over 40 maps for Lovecraftian/Cthulhu games from abandoned libraries to abandoned theaters to abandoned crypts and even some locations that aren’t abandoned.
  • Price: $34.60 (50% off)

Finally for our maps, Heroic Maps has a collection of 10 fantasy maps including a quarry, caves, day and night camp maps, a bullywag village, swamp hag’s house, and more.
  • Price: $27.20 (60% off)

If you’re interested in Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s horror campaign setting East Texas University, a new bundle is out collecting over 40 adventures, rules, sourcebooks, and more for the Savage Worlds setting including the East Texas University setting book and the Pinebox Middle School YA-style setting with younger protagonists.
  • Price: $134.99 (40% off)

If you want a more regency theme for your Lovecraftian settings, the Miskatonic Repository has a bundle of Regency Cthulhu scenarios for Call of Cthulhu. The seven adventures feature all the romance, mystery, intrigue, and more of the regency setting with all the terror of the Mythos.
  • Price: $23.95 (40% off)


Charity Bundles and Sales

Itch.io has another charity bundle up this week with the TTRPGs for Trans Rights – West Virginia bundle. This bundle features a huge collection of over 500 TTRPG products including offerings from every genre you can imagine plus additional products from Paizo and Arc Dream Publishing available as external downloads for purchasing the bundle.
  • Price: $5.00 (over 99% off)
  • Charity: Project Rainbow LGBTQ+ Shelter (all proceeds)
  • End Date: June 1, 2024

Over on Bundle of Holding, the Traveller 4 bundle has all the rulebooks you need for the 4th edition of the classic sci-fi RPG. The starter collection includes Traveller4 core rulebook, the equipment book Central Supply Catalog, the vehicle design book Fire, Fusion, & Steel, the deck plan book Naval Architect’s Manual, and the setting book Milieu 0. The bonus collection adds on another six more sourcebooks with optional rules, more equipment, and even more ships.
  • Price: $14.95 (79% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: May 21, 2024

Over on Humble Bundle, Monte Cook Games has the Cypher System TTRPG Collection with everything you need to get started. The first tier includes the useful-regardless-of-system books Consent in Gaming and Your Best Game Ever along with the online horror tabletop mega-adventure The Darkest House and the random generator The Weird. The second tier features books from the campaign setting books Ptolus and Planebreaker and the top tier includes a whopping 47 titles total including the Cypher System Rulebook plus a wide variety of expansions from sci-fi to superheroes to real-world heroes with First Responders to fantasy and a lot more.
  • Price: $5/$15/$25 (96% off at top tier)
  • Charity: ACLU (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: June 1, 2024

Modiphius knows that Wargaming. Wargaming never changes. Yes, you’re stuck with that bad joke one more week because the Fallout Wasteland Warfare bundle has been extended! This bundle has both the wargaming rules and the RPG add-on for the skirmish miniature game plus STL files for 3D printers for terrain for the game. Note: This is not the 2d20 System RPG, but the campaign mode that expands on the wargame with additional RPG elements. Fallout fans can pick up the core rules, quickstart, several scenarios, and the STL file for a ruined Red Rocket all on the basic tier. The second tier adds on the RPG rules, two more scenarios, and two more STL files - a ruined Sanctuary Hills house and a pre-war preserved Red Rocket station. The top their expands even further with a full collection of STL files for floors, walls, stairs, fences, furniture, and other accessories to recreate a vault, a pre-war APC tank, a Vertibird, and the Vault Girl herself holding a sledge hammer giving the iconic thumbs-up along with the campaign book Caught in the Crossfire.
  • Price: $1/$10/$18 (92% off at top tier)
  • Charity: Trees, Water, & People (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: May 18, 2024

That’s all for this week! If you know of any bundles or sales starting soon, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or send me a message here on EN World. Discount percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and are based on the standard retail price provided by the site. Note: Links to Amazon, Humble Store, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG may contain affiliate links with the proceeds going to the author of this column.

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