RPG Print News – Cubicle 7, Osprey, and More

Dungeons & Dragons gets hex crawl options for Old-School Essentials and Basic D&D. Lamentations of the Flame Princess gets a ninth printing. Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay and Soulbound RPG get campaign and magical support respectively. There are also new rpgs for neo noir, fantasy, and horror. And a solo RPG of horror and encroaching darkness.

Note: RPG Print News covers new RPG releases and some classics, reprints, and sales available from retailers. It does not cover products that are only available directly to customers through kickstarter or as print on demand.

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Populated Hexes Monthly #10 "The Dreaming City of Kahudbar" | Populated Hexes Monthly - #11 "The Lake of the Dead" Games | Populated Hexes Monthly - #12 "The Gardens of the Rising Sun" by Third Kingdom Games
  • SYSTEM: Old-School Essentials (Basic D&D)
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover supplements
  • RETAIL PRICE: $7.95 each
  • DESCRIPTION: Populated Hexes Monthly #10 visits the Dreaming City of Kahudbar, the only place where the mysterious Denizens of Leng travel down from their plateau to trade with humanity. Includes stats for the Leng-folk as well as the valuable moon-rubies the Denizens use to trade. #11 also remains in the shadow of the Plateau of Leng, detailing a cursed lake filled with snowmelt from the looming plateau as well as small dungeon inhabited by phase spiders. Also includes rules for Wounds which cover the results of serious and debilitating injuries. In a revisit the Frozen Wastes, #12 looks at the deceptively peaceful and verdant Gardens of the Rising Sun. An emerald jewel of riotous life in the middle of a desolate landscape, the area is kept warm by a permanent portal to the Court of Summer. Despite the warmth, the gardens are not safe as the court uses the area as a hunting preserve. Includes two alternate classes: the standard elf and the spellsinger.
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Lamentations of the Flame Princess Rules & Magic - Player Core Book (9th Printing) by Lamentations of the Flame Princess
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $24.99
  • DESCRIPTION: A sinister and horrific twist on traditional fantasy OSR gaming. D&D chassis with plenty of fantasy horror support available in additional adventures. Treasure and glory await those courageous enough to wrest it from the darkness.
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Archives of the Empire - Volume II | Artefacts of Power by Cubicle 7 Games
  • SYSTEM: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (4th Edition)/ Soulbound RPG
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover supplements
  • RETAIL PRICE: $34.99/$39.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Archives of the Empire II includes the following. Ogres of the Empire in two chapters: background in the Empire and three new careers like the fearsome Ogre Butcher, who wields the magic of the Great Maw with bloody intent. Star Signs and Astrology: a description of the star signs that dot the heavens of the Old World, along with the meaning that people invest in them. Magical Items: rules for generating magic weapons, armor, and stranger devices. The Great Hospice: just north of Altdorf, the Hospice is a detailed location with maps, NPCs, plot hooks, and more. Theatre of War: rules for creating a cinematic battle in which competent PCs can influence the outcome. Artefacts of Power contains new options. Detailed information about realmstone which is crystallized magic energy that can be used to craft powerful weapons, armor, and more. Many new magical weapons, armor, and artefacts, along with methods of random generation. New Ancient Relics along with a related adventure. Information on the mysterious distance spanning Realmgates. Rules, player options, and stat blocks for hunting Endless Spells which are some of the deadliest creatures in the Mortal Realms.
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Crescendo of Violence by Osprey Publishing
  • SYSTEM: unique cinematic, neo-noir
  • PRODUCT TYPE: digest hardcover core rulebook
  • DESCRIPTION: PCs live in 2093, Neo York, a city that just doesn’t care. A dystopian technological marvel, where concrete high-rises brim with holographic neon, as gilded mob bosses, flashy CEOs, and famous vid-stars all strive to consolidate their power over the masses. And while the rain reflects the neon, it never washes away the grime and filth of the streets. PCs find that the status quo grinds down the hard-working man and vat-grown clone alike. PCs range from redemption-seeking gangster to the one good cop in a corrupt system to the gene-modded musician trying to make it big. Brutal showdowns and epic fight scenes take center stage in a city of stylized, high-octane bloodshed.
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Out of the Ashes | Out of the Ashes Quickstart by All Rolled Up
  • SYSTEM: unique 2d10 system
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover core rules/softcover quickstart
  • RETAIL PRICE: $39.95/$8.95
  • DESCRIPTION: In Out of the Ashes, the PCs are survivors seeking to protect and rebuild their communities in a world of deep magic shattered in war with a terrible evil. The war has been won against the big bad guy, the Nameless Emperor, but the cost was almost the ruin of civilization. Much of the land is corrupt and tainted monsters roam and seek prey. The surviving lieutenants of the Nameless Emperor stand ready to seize control of the world but remain scattered for now. PCs are created along with a shared community of human cultures. Songs have magical power, and every PCs have minor magic. Magic includes Rune Wizardry, Light Bringing, Wind Song, and Words of Power. The Quickstart include an adventure and pregenerated PCs.
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Spooked, Inc. by Politically Incorrect Games/Precis Intermedia
  • SYSTEM: unique
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $19.95
  • DESCRIPTION: Whether dealing with alien abductions, ghostly hauntings, vampires, or giant insects, the PCs must solve the case. When they are trying to sleep, but the house seems to be plagued with lots of eerie noises or they investigate the noises and find all the cupboard doors swinging open and shut, almost as if in harmony and they have had enough. They download the Spooked, Inc. app and then the PCs, a qualified team of Advocates, is assigned to investigate the ghostly encounters and, more times than not, rectify the situation.
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The Dark by Disaster Tourism
  • SYSTEM: unique (using candles, a deck of cards, and dice)
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover solo core rulebook
  • DESCRIPTION: A solo tabletop roleplaying game about being lost in a darkness that seeks to overtake you, and your desperate clinging to the memories of those you loved. You are the last remaining of a group of friends who set out for adventure in the wilderness in Scandinavia. All was well until the path was lost in the middle of a dense forest. One by one your friends were taken by an encroaching preternatural darkness. Try as you might you cannot escape the tendrils of The Dark. However, you soon discover that the memories of your friends, and that of a love long gone, anchors you; ever so slightly, to the real world. It's only you now. Can you survive the Dark?

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Charles Dunwoody

Charles Dunwoody

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Just an FYI, you can get the pdf of the "Out of The Ashes" Quick start free via DriveThruRpg if you don't care if it's printed or not. It's only 45 pages, so self printing isn't difficult if you need the print.


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