Nominate your MOST ANTICIPATED RPG of 2022

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As I do every year, I'm taking nominations for the MOST ANTICIPATED RPG poll for the coming year. Here is last year's Top 10 (spoiler: the joint winners were Dune and Twilight 2000). Previous winners include 13th Age (2013), Star Wars Force & Destiny (2015), Rifts for Savage Worlds (2016), Trudvang Chronicles (2017), Vampire: the Masquerade 5th Edition (2018), Savage Worlds Adventure Edition (2019), Dune (2020 & 2021), and Twilight 2000 (2021). What will be the most anticipated RPG of 2022?

We do this at the end of every year, and have done for several years now! Here's how it works:

We start with a nomination stage. That's this thread. You may nominate any standalone tabletop RPG due to be released to the general public in 2022. All nominated games will appear on the final ballot. To nominate a game, simply make a reply in this thread. A few rules:
  1. It must be a standalone tabletop RPG, NOT a supplement, setting, adventure, sourcebook, expansion, or accessory. If there is a QuickStart version, or a preview, it’s the full release that counts.
  2. It must be due out to the general public in 2022. The important date is the date the general public can purchase the book. That's not Kickstarter fulfillment dates or pre-orders.
  3. It must be nominated by at least one person in this thread. Simply post the name of the game and the name of the publisher below to nominate it.
  4. You can nominate up to two games. It's not a contest to see who can list the most games!
  5. Nominations will remain open for two weeks, until December 23rd. Voting will take place shortly thereafter.
  6. Not your own game or one you’re affiliated with.
  7. Include a link. Don't make me Google to try guess what you mean! No linky, no nommy.

Last year's joint winners were Dune and Twilight 2000 (pictured above). You can see last year's top 10 here. Sometimes products make it into the list in more than one year; what can I say? Product schedules slip!
13th Age
Star Wars Force & Destiny
Rifts for Savage Worlds
Trudvang Chronicles
Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition
Savage Worlds Adventure Edition
Deluxe Exalted 3rd Edition
Mutant Crawl Classics
Tales from the Loop
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Fourth Edition
Pathfinder 2nd Edition
Vaesen - Nordic Horror Roleplaying
Star Wars Edge of the Empire
Unified Rolemaster
7th Sea 2nd Edition
Kult: Divinity Lost
Kult: Divinity Lost
Lex Arcana
Cyberpunk Red
The One Ring (2nd Edition)
Shadowrun 5th Edition
Conan Adventures In An Age Undreamed Of
Conan Adventures In An Age Undreamed Of
Star Trek Adventures
Forbidden Lands: Retro Open-World Survival Fantasy RPG
The Expanse
King Arthur Pendragon 6th Edition
Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition
Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls
DCC Lankhmar
Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of
RuneQuest: Role-playing in Glorantha
Eclipse Phase 2nd Edition
Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: Soulbound
Level Up: Advanced 5th Edition (A5E)
Barbarians of Lemuria: Mythic Edition
RuneQuest 4
The Witcher Roleplaying Game
Dune RPG
Swords of the Serpentine
Rivers of London
Fate Core
Feng Shui 2
Torg: Eternity
The Witcher Roleplaying Game
Warhammer 40,000 Wrath & Glory
John Carter of Mars
Rivers of London
Pathfinder for Savage Worlds
Fantasy AGE
Blue Rose AGE
The Expanse
Changeling: The Lost 2nd Edition
Brancalonia - The Spaghetti Fantasy RPG
Delta Green Roleplaying Game
Legend of the Five Rings 5th Edition
Things from the Flood
Fading Suns 4E
Werewolf: The Apocalypse 5th Edition
Shadows of the Demon Lord
Delta Green
Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea 2E
Numenera 2: Discovery & Destiny
Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD
Cortex Prime
SLA Industries, 2nd Edition

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Russ Morrissey

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Well, that was fun
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I've compiled the list. After removing those which are already available (at two of which I myself had already bought from DTRPG!) or which have release dates specified as 2023, we're left with this list. I believe it's correct!

If you nominated something and it's not here, check it's a valid nomination (link, date, not a setting or supplement, etc.), and if I've missed it let me know.

A|state (Handiwork Games)
Apocalypse Keys (Evil Hat)
Avatar Legends (Magpie Games)
Blade Runner (Free League)
Blue Planet: Recontact (Biohazard Games)
Broken Tales (The World Anvil Publishing)
CHEW (Imagining Games)
Cy-Borg (Stockholm Cartel)
DCC Dying Earth (Goodman Games)
Death in Space (Carl Niblaeus)
Defiant (Game Machinery)
Everyday Silver Anniversary Edition (The Everyway Company)
Exquisite Crime (Hunters Books)
Heroes and Hardships (Earl of Fife Games)
Hunter: The Reckoning 5E (Renegade Studios)
Into the Motherlands (Tanya DePass)
Lords of the Middle Sea (Chaosium)
Mothership 1E (Tuesday Night Games)
Paranoia: The Perfect Edition (Mongoose)
Pendragon 6E (Chaosium)
Rivers of London (Chaosium)
Salvage Union (Leyline Press)
Shadow of the Weird Wizard (Schwalb Entertainment)
Shield Maidens (Mongoose)
Stonetop (penny lantern)
Swords of the Serpentine (Pelgrane Press)
Talesof Xadia (Fandom)
The Devil Made Us Do It (Monte Cook Games)
Transformers (Renegade Games)
Urban Shadows 2E (Magpie Games)
Victoriana 5E (Cubicle 7)
Werewolf: The Apocalypse 5E (Renegade Studios)
Wildsea (Ray Chou)

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With the list complete, I'll close this, and point people at the voting thread...


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