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D&D gets more adventures and World War 2 added in, Basic D&D/Old-School Essentials gets a book of hirelings, and the OSR gets more adventures as well. You can now get your own TARDIS in the Doctor Who - The Roleplaying Game Collector's Edition (Second Edition). There are also RPGs about hobbits returning from fighting the dark lord, humanoid animals in a post-holocaust world, and hardboiled noir adventurers. And PC backgrounds to round out the week.

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Hell Comes to Bogtown (5E) | Hell comes to Bogtown (Swords & Wizardry) | Rat King's Sewer (5E) | Rat King's Sewer (OSR) by Frog God Games
  • SYSTEM: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition/OSR
  • PRODUCT TYPE: adventures
  • RETAIL PRICE: $25 each
  • DESCRIPTION: Designed for PCs of levels 1-3, in Hell Comes to Bogtown the PCs join the entourage of the new Lord Hindle to help him manage his new fief, but along the way, they must deal with the terrors of the Wicked Fens, the confusion and eventual madness of His Lordship, and confront the horror of the past. His late uncle trafficked in arcane mysteries, wicked deeds, and terrible secrets. These horrid things will come to haunt the new Lord Handle. Suitable for characters level 4-6, Rat King’s Sewer is a dungeon crawl with a mystery set in the sewers beneath the city of Eastgate in the Borderlands Provinces.
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World War 2 - North Africa, Mystery in the Sahara!! by Limitless Adventures
  • SYSTEM: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover supplement
  • RETAIL PRICE: $11.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Add WW2 to a campaign. Includes a comic, an adventure, pregenerated characters, rules for character generation, firearms, tanks, and source material. Also has Further Adventure hooks to aid in writing follow up quests.

Gig Economy by Hurtleberry Press
  • SYSTEM: Old-School Essentials
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover zine
  • DESCRIPTION: Inside are 200 weird, fun and quirky retainers, hirelings, and henchmen with just enough detail to get games rolling. Organized to support infinite hiring procedures and designed to be fast and easy to use. Includes: 20 lackeys, 40 townsfolk, and 140 adventurers - 20 of each class along with three hiring procedures and guidelines for creating more. Also has a starting town map on back cover includes 10 different hiring locations.
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Doctor Who - The Roleplaying Game (Second Edition) | Doctor Who - The Roleplaying Game Collector's Edition (Second Edition) by Cubicle 7
  • SYSTEM: Vortex system
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $49.99/$99.99
  • DESCRIPTION: PCs play time travelling adventurer exploring space and time aboard the TARDIS (bigger on the inside than the outside). They could be companions to the Doctor, or a new Time Lord, Time Agents, or investigators and defenders of planet Earth. Completely compatible with the First Edition of the game, but Second Edition makes gameplay faster, easier, and quicker to learn, while keeping all of the dramatic action in an episode of Doctor Who. Advice for Gamemasters, new and old, on how to make the game like an episode of the TV series, rules for creating your group’s own TARDIS or other time travel device, and an expansive look at the history of the Universe. Plus pregenerated character sheets for the Doctor and her companions. The exclusive Collector’s Edition of Doctor Who: The Roleplaying Game features a wraparound cover image of the TARDIS Console Room, with spot UV to highlight the glowing crystals presented in a slipcase intricately designed to reflect the exterior of the Thirteenth Doctor’s TARDIS. The slipcase opens with two doors at the front held closed with magnets. The book content remains the same as the standard edition, with the addition of a ribbon bookmark and page edging in TARDIS blue.
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Adventure Module V3 - Toil and Trouble by BRW Games
  • SYSTEM: Adventures Dark and Deep
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover adventure
  • RETAIL PRICE: $5.95
  • DESCRIPTION: Third part of a trilogy started with V1 - The Hamlet of Volage and V2 - Red in Tooth and Claw. After facing werewolves and other threats, the PCs uncovered the true enemy plaguing the southern verges of the Sesve Forest. The PCs must strike against a coven in the heart of their own stronghold. Only by destroying this ultimate threat can peace and goodness be restored.
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Back Again from the Broken Land | The Great Soul Train Robbery by Cloven Pine Games
  • SYSTEM: Powered by the Apocalypse/Honey Heist
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover core rulebooks
  • RETAIL PRICE: $20/$15
  • DESCRIPTION: In Back Again from the Broken Land, PCs are small adventurers sharing stories on a long walk retuning home after playing a humble but crucial role in the fall of Doomslord. Played in one to three sessions and works well for low-prep and no-prep one-shot gameplay. The game is inspired by the emotional, even bittersweet, stretches of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The stories told determine the details of the adventures the PCs had and the home to which they are returning. In The Great Soul Train Robbery PCs are desperados robbing the train to Hell in an allegorical Weird Western yarn about sharpshooters, fiddlers, homesteader widows, and other desperados. attempt a Hellish train heist. Uses two stats: Lover and Sinner. Use one to make human connections and perform selfless acts and the other to do dirty deeds and brutal acts. The game is packed with tables of inspiration.
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Foundlings by Caradoc Games
  • SYSTEM: unique d10 based
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover core rulebook
  • DESCRIPTION: PCs are anthropomorphic survivors eking out a living on the fringes of the polluted forest on the edge of the ruins of their once great civilization. The ruins of their ancestral home, the city, played an essential role in their survival. Repairing, remaking, and modifying the broken things into useful items helped them stave off disaster. Now the PCs, the Foundlings, have started to look for more than salvage and wonder if something can be done to build the future. Uses a D10 based dice system, in which players roll all the dice. Results are not binary success and failure: a Foundling may succeed with an Edge, or with a Hitch. Includes rules for creating a settlement and characters, the general rules of play, enchantments, combat, rules for salvage, repairs, and making things, and an adventure outline.
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Noir World by John Adamus
  • SYSTEM: Powered by the Apocalypse
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover supplement
  • DESCRIPTION: Contains: a collaborative experience as everyone acts and directs a part of the movie the group creates, over 20 Roles to play (the Good Cop, the Fatale, the Dirty Cop, the Disgraced Doctor, the Gambler, the Citizen), options for telling all kinds of stories that emphasize intense relationships, crime, and danger. Also has a toolbox of rules and suggestions to create an unforgettable film noir atmosphere and featurettes to take noir in new directions.
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The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide – Expanded Genres Edition by Adams Media
  • SYSTEM: systemless
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover supplement
  • RETAIL PRICE: $15.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Helps build out an existing character or create a new one with activities that provide plenty of RPG support for fantasy, sci-fi, horror, x-punk, superhero and western campaigns (with an extra chapter of neutral exercises).

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Charles Dunwoody

Charles Dunwoody


Does anybody know when the Doctor Who rpg will be available? Cubicle 7 lists it as a pre-order, Noble Knight shows the regular edition out of stock, and Amazon doesn't show it at all.



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