RPG Freebies, Bundles, and Sales News (October 2, 2022)

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. 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...

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!

Modiphius released Star Trek Adventures BRIEFS PDF 008 Spacewrecks, the newest in the Mission Briefs series of short adventures. This Original Series era adventure presents ten different short adventures centering around shipwrecks and the mysteries and dangerous they present along with guidance to set in other eras o the Star Trek timeline.
  • Price: Pay What You Want ($0.00)

Over on DMs Guild, Harry Hopkinson has the sourcebook London Calling which includes historical facts about the city of London across it’s two millennium long history that you can use as inspiration for your D&D games.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.50)

And with that bit of normalcy out of the way, it’s time to focus on what the season is really about: Horror and spooky fun! Fat Goblin Games hopes to get you ready for the spooky season of October with Double-Page Adventures #0 – Pumpkin Da Klown. This two-page adventure has the basic information you need to run this creepy clown adventure using the Stranger Stuff system powered by TinyD6.
  • Price: Free

For the Call of Cthulhu players out there, Erik Åhlin released an English translation of the adventure Gold Fever. This 1920s era scenario won the 2022 National Swedish Call of Cthulhu competition in its original language and sends the investigators on the trail of the lost son of an American gold magnate who has stumbled into something horrific.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $5.95)

The Sword and Sorcery adventure Villa of the Damned by Garnett Elliott starts with the players learning about a sorcerer’s villa left unguarded and finding out exactly how wrong that statement is.
  • Price: Free

Angry Hamster Publishing released a new quickstart for the urban dark fantasy RPG Witch: Fated Souls 2e. Inspired by shows like Supernatural and American Horror Story: Coven, you play the Fated, witches who have sold their soul in a demonic bargain to gain access to magic. The quickstart includes the adventure The Devil Made Me Do It, seven pre-generated characters, and a streamlined explanation of the setting and rules.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $0.00)

Grey Desert Studio has the 5th level 5e adventure Haunted Harvest centering on the small town of Daisen and its annual harvest festival. Despite attracting travelers from across the land each year, the festival harbors a dark secret centered on the abandoned Shuna Manor.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $2.99)

Over on DMs Guild, Skyship DM brings us a brand-new CR 7 monster, the Haunted Howler. This clockwork harvester may look like a harmless farm tool but emanates an aura of dread while waiting to sate its bloodthirst by maiming its prey…and it can smell your fear.
  • Price: Free

BJ Keeton gives us a one-shot designed for Halloween with the 5e adventure The Liching Hour. Fizzbang is a goblin wizard instructor from Strixhaven seeking to summon the one and only Vecna in an attempt to harness the lich-god’s powers, but a cult that worships Vecna seeks to stop his disrespectful plot. All of this converges in the town of Phandalin and the party is caught in the middle.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $4.99)

And oh boy do we have some maps for your horror games ready for any virtual tabletop or for printing this week. Once again, we’re going with a list. all of these are Pay What You Want with the suggested price at the end.


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.

Mork Borg
enthusiasts will want to check the Mork Borg Uh Oh Sale over on Itch.io which features fourteen different products for Mork Borg, Cy_Borg, and Death in Space from the creator Gizmo. And if you don’t want the entire bundle, you can pick up the books individually for 50% off.
  • Price: £16.00 (About US$17.84) (69% off)
  • End Date: December 25, 2022

Parable Games has three bundles for their Shiver horror roleplaying game. The first is the Shiver RPG Starter Bundle and features the Shiver RPG Core Book, the adventure anthology The Cursed Library, a custom character sheet, and The Art of Shiver.
  • Price: $34.99 (25% off)

For those who want to jump in with a campaign, the Shiver Gothic Starter Bundle has the core rules and character sheet as well as the 320-page Shiver Gothic: Secrets of Spireholm expansion that starts by bringing the characters together with a high profile murder in an investigation that will change them forever.
  • Price: $24.99 (22% off)

And when you’re ready to expand your Shiver experience, the Shiver Horror Case File Stories Bundle gives you a collection of five adventures from serial killing clowns to slashers in the woods to vanishing children and more.
  • Price: $17.50 (21% off)


Charity Bundles and Sales

Over on Bundle of Holding, Modiphius has put together two bundles for the science fiction RPG Infinity The Roleplaying Game based on the Corvus Belli miniature skirmish game. The first bundle features the core Infinity RPG rules, the adventure anthology Adventures in the Human Sphere, and the GM Screen & Code Infinity. The Bonus Collection adds on the Infinity Gamemaster Guide, the faction sourcebooks Ariadna and Haqqislam, and the full-length adventure Quantronic Heat.
  • Price: $14.95 (74% off) with variable cost Level-Up option
  • End Date: October 17, 2022
  • Charity: RollVsEvil (10%)

The second Infinity bundle is all about the factions with two additional faction sourcebooks PanOceania and Yu Jing, the location guide Paradiso, and two campaign adventures, Shadow Affairs and Cost of Greed. The Bonus Collection adds on the Infinity Mercenaries Sourcebook and faction books for Combined Army, ALEPH, Nomads, and Tohaa.
  • Price: $14.95 (74% off) with variable-cost Level-Up option
  • End Date: October 17, 2022
  • Charity: RollVsEvil (10%)

The Apocalypse Engine Bundle offers a bundle of Powered by the Apocalypse games is still going as well. The base level features the sci-fi game Last Fleet, the magical academy setting Pigsmoke: An RPG of Sorcerous Academia, and three ashcan preview edition of upcoming Magpie Games RPGs: Crossroads Carnival, Passing, and Rapscallion. The bonus collection adds on five more games and supplements including The Between and its second season expansion, Hearts of Wulin, Voidheart Symphony, and Bite Marks.
  • Price: $9.95 (78% off) with variable-cost Level-Up option
  • End Date: October 12, 2022
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)

For anyone who has ever tried creating their own video content, the biggest hurdle is finding video editing software. Humble Bundle has put together a bundle of tools and assets for content creators featuring software from Movavi. The grand star is at the top tear, Movavi Video Editor Plus 2020 which not only gives you the tools to edit but use effects like slow motion, chroma key, object animation, picture-in-picture, and more. Not only that, you get Movavi Photo Editor 6, Movavi Video Converter Premium 2020, Gecata Game Recording Software, Slideshow Maker 8, and seven packs of themed assets, transitions, and effects.
  • Price: $10/$20 (96% off at top tier)
  • End Date: October 17, 2022
  • Charity: Covenant House (user-defined, default 5%)

3D printer owners, are you ready for another huge collection of ready to print STL files? The Humble Bundle 3D Printable Dungeons, Creatures, and More Bundle from Fat Dragon Games features terrain, minis, buildings, accessories, decorations, and even plans for a holder for minis to ease painting. The bundle comes in three tiers but I’m not even going to attempt to summarize what’s included as each of the items is itself a bundle of related STL files making for the “58 items” listed as the top tier purchase a misnomer as it includes hundreds of designs.
  • Price: $1/$10/$18 (96% off at top tier)
  • End Date: October 8, 2022
  • Charity: Extra Life/Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (user-defined, default 5%)

The Fantasy RPG Comics Bundle is an amazing library of comic books and graphic novels based off of tabletop RPGs. The first tier includes Pathfinder Volume 1 and Skullkickers Volume 1, the mid-tier adds on further Pathfinder and Skullkickers volumes plus two Dungeons & Dragons collections, while the top tier adds on the Legends of Baldur’s Gate and Evil at Baldur’s Gate, even more Pathfinder and Skullkickers volumes, and DIE Volume 1.
  • Price: $1/$8/$15 (91% off at top tier)
  • End Date: October 13, 2022
  • Charity: National Network of Abortion Funds (user-defined, default 5%)

The Black Library is back on Humble Bundle with a collection of Warhammer 40,000 audio books and fully produced audio dramas. The lowest level gets you five full novels including the first books in the series Vaults of Terra, Watchers of the Throne, Dawn of Fire, and Dark Imperium series plus the novel Eye of the Night and a sampler collection, while the second tier adds on an additional seven titles (including the second books in each of those series) and the top tier contains a total of 21 books finishing out all those series plus a lot more.
  • Price: $1/$10/$18 (98% off at top tier)
  • End Date: October 6, 2022
  • Charity: EveryLibrary Institute (user-defined, default 5%)

If you’d like to take a deep dive into the works of fantasy pioneer J. R. R. Tolkien, Humble has the All About Tolkien Bundle. The bundle includes biographies, essays, artbooks, lore examinations, travel books, cookbooks, and classic texts that inspired the tales of Middle Earth. Not only the perfect bundle for a close examination of the life and works of Tolkien, but an invaluable reference in the depth of worldbuilding the author created.
  • Price: $1/$10/$18 (94% off at top tier)
  • End Date: October 15, 2022
  • Charity: Active Minds (user-defined, default 5%)

That’s all for this week! If you know of any bundles or sales starting soon, please contact me on the EN World Discord 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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