RPG Print News – Modiphius, Exalted Funeral, Goodman Games, and More

Dungeons & Dragons gets a dragon turtle adventure along with two adventures from publishers new to this column. There is a weird MMO RPG for the table top, a DCC RPG The Empire of the East adventure, and new supplements for Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 and Infinity RPG.
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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.

Cove of the Dragon Turtle - Epic Encounters by Steamforged Games
  • SYSTEM: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
  • PRODUCT TYPE: 1 unpainted miniature and box set
  • RETAIL PRICE: $49.95
  • DESCRIPTION: Run a terrifying boss encounter by matching the PCs up against a gargantuan dragon turtle. Pair this boss with the compatible warband set, Island of the Crab Archon, for a truly epic tale of the high seas. Contains: 1 huge dragon turtle miniature (110mm base), double-sided game mat, and adventure book with monster stats.
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Bleaksprout by Dead Box Games
  • SYSTEM: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover adventure
  • RETAIL PRICE: $24
  • DESCRIPTION: Four to five PCs of levels 3 to 5 catch Bleaksprout, a necrotic fungal infection and must talk, fight, and explore for a cure... if one exists. Adventure of cosmic horror and peculiar whimsy follows. They encounter friendly sporlings, strange insectoid cultists, and discover the true nature of Bleaksprout. In part 1 the PCs shrink down to minuscule size and encounter the Sporlings. Part 2 involves a tavern inside a toad, the Tarantula Witch who enjoys folk songs, and clues that uncover the entrance to The Bleak Temple. In part 3, in The Bleak Temple, the PCs discover the depravity of its flea cultists, infiltrate the inner sanctum, and uncover the true source of Bleaksprout.
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Through the Valley of the Manticore by Gelatinous Cubism Press
  • SYSTEM: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover adventure
  • RETAIL PRICE: $15
  • DESCRIPTION: The PCs traverse winding sandstone slot-canyons and explore natural cave systems rumored to contain hidden relics of immense value and magical power. They may become pawns in a game being played by an unnaturally intelligent monster., Hurloror Canyon is home to Fort Davelmag, the only refuge in the canyonlands. Now a way station for merchants and caravans guarded by a small detachment loyal to the crown, the residents of the fort face a far more devious threat than the harsh environment or hungry beasts.
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.dungeon | Pregame Lobby Issue #1 | Pregame Lobby Issue #2 | Pregame Lobby Issue #3 by Exalted Funeral
  • SYSTEM: unique
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover core rulebook/softcover zines
  • RETAIL PRICE: $40/$15 each
  • DESCRIPTION: .dungeon is about people playing an MMO so mysterious in its creation and exploded in its popularity that it's taken on a life of its own and allows and exploration of tabletop RPG gaming in a new way. One person takes on the role of the World, filling in nooks and crannies with their own ideas or those borrowed from books, films, and other video games. The GM and PC mix the real world and the game to create form of any pet they have, while the Witch lets a PC’s tattoos come to life. The Artist class can draw or write about the game to give other PCs advantages, while the Hacker class alters the text of the game to their advantage. Pregame Lobby #1 includes: a hex crawl, a fleshed-out town with NPCs, and a launch event quest. Pregame Lobby #2 covers a hex crawl of the Red Wastes, a 5-room dungeon containing the biggest treasure hoard the game has ever seen guarded by invisible pathways, swinging blades, and dangerous lizardmen. Also has first issue of the .dungeon comic. Pregame Lobby #3 contains the Beta Region of the game was left after launch and changed of its own accord. with this update. Travel into the valley and uncover its secrets with the help of the Three Orbs. Try to find the Chrono Chross which is the only item capable of bringing back a character after they drop below zero connection. One use. Still unclaimed since the early days of the beta Has a point crawl and two characters with their own hopes for the Chrono Chross.
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The Hunt for the Howling God by Goodman Games
  • SYSTEM: DCC RPG The Empire of the East
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover module
  • RETAIL PRICE: $9.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Designed for 1st and 2nd level characters who must engineer a jailbreak to learn the location of a lost relic of the Old World lost in the deepest reaches of an ancient installation home to the Howling God. Opponents include dangerous animals changed by the powers of the Old World, bloodthirsty bandits, Empire patrols, and wizards and their demons.
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Shadows of Atlantis | Nebula of Mirrors | TAGs by Modiphius Entertainment
  • SYSTEM: Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20/Infinity RPG
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover supplement/softcover supplements
  • RETAIL PRICE: $48/$25/$23
  • DESCRIPTION: In Shadows of Atlantis PCs embark on a globe-spanning adventure that takes them from the dawn of the Secret War to the fall of ancient Atlantis. They search for a legendary artefact, which was shattered into its component parts during the fall of Atlantis. They are opposed by the machinations of a secret Nazi occult force, hell bent on acquiring this lost knowledge for themselves. Nebula of Mirrors draws the PCs deep into the darkest secrets of the Human Sphere. Betrayed by their friends, and with their enemies turning into strange allies, they must untangle their twisted triangle of allegiances before the Code Infinity unleashes its destructive force. Includes a deep dive into the shadowy past of the O-12, new conflicts with Ikari Company and Druze society mercenaries, a fully detailed caravanserai and story hooks, and information on the Charon Committee, a sinister O-12 think-tank. TAGs, be it humanoid or insectoid, have become the pinnacle of humankind’s technological achievements with whole industries thriving in the design, construction, and maintenance of these mechanical goliaths. Once human operated, more and more of these machines are operated via remote presence. Once limited to the function of heavy cavalry, they are becoming smaller, faster, and capable of all manner of combat roles. PCs can these titans into battle against disgruntled miners, ferocious space pirates, and the brutal might of foes both human and inhuman.
 

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