RPG Print News – Mongoose Publishing, Monte Cook Games, Schwalb Entertainment, and More

Cyberpunk Red is out in the wild. Also this week travel into space, to an irreverent post-apocalyptic wasteland, and to 16th century fantasy Brazil. Go down a well, back to Spire, or build a fantasy world of your own devising. Also check out a third party adventure for Starfinder.

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Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook by R. Talsorian
  • SYSTEM: Interlock System
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $49.95
  • DESCRIPTION: After the 4th Corporate War, the world is shattered. Chrome loaded PCs plug in and take it to the Edge with interface plugs in their wrists, metal in their limbs, and chips in their skull. A cyberpunk RPG of the Dark Future in the Time of the Red. Pick one of ten roles like lethal Solos, quick-hacking Netrunners, inventive Techs, or lifesaving (and taking) Medtechs to make your Edgerunner.
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Journal of the Traveller’s Aid Society Volume 5 by Mongoose Publishing
  • SYSTEM: Traveller
  • PRODUCT TYPE: rule supplement
  • RETAIL PRICE: $24.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Each journal is filled with articles for Traveller. Volume 5 includes a one ton playable race called the Virusi as well as a new class of ship called Jump Boats and Jump Boat Tenders. Advanced fire engines and field equipment of the Scout service add new vehicles and gear. There is also information on salvage rights of derelict spaceships and damage control operations for ships under attack.
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Legendary Planet: The Depths of Desperation by Legendary Games
  • SYSTEM: Starfinder
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover adventure
  • RETAIL PRICE: $24.99
  • DESCRIPTION: 14th to 17th level PCs stumble into the middle of an all-out invasion on the ocean planet of Vareen. Minions of the Ultari Hegemony want the planet's ever-renewing clean water supply. Unless the PCs stop them their aquatic legions will overwhelm the inhabitants and seize control of the planet's gateway nexus. The PCs must battle technomagical terrors from beyond and primitive marine menaces from the ocean's darkest abyss. Even if the PCs win, they are still far away from home and trying to get back. Includes new monsters, magic, and technology as well as new idea and rules for blending magic and technology. Also includes a gazetteer of the waterworld of Vareen and its inhabitants and continuing fiction series.
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Godforsaken by Monte Cook Games
  • SYSTEM: Cypher System
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover sourcebook and setting
  • RETAIL PRICE: $49.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Explore an infinite variety of fantasy realms. Included rules cover character options, gear, creatures and a complete, ready-to-use setting along with a poster map. Also include guidance and rules for using the Cypher System to run fantasy campaigns.
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The Elephant and Macaw Banner by Porcupine Publishing
  • SYSTEM: unique
  • PAY WHAT YOU WANT PDF: Player's Guide PDF
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $44.00
  • DESCRIPTION: Adventure in 16th century Brazil with muskets and magic. Includes supernatural powers and terrifying creatures of Brazilian folklore. Adventurers are drawn from a dozen of the major cultures native to Brazil, as well as more recent arrivals from Europe and Africa. Supernatural powers include Faith, Breath, and Ifá. Faith includes blessings and devotion to the Christian church. Breath deals with air, respiration, and breath and the connection of these to the spirit world. Ifá comes from Africa to Brazil based on the study of the teachings of Orunmila. Iyaláwos and babalawos prepare medicines and practice divination.
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PunkApocalyptic RPG by Schwalb Entertainment
  • SYSTEM: modified Shadow of the Demon Lord
  • FREE PDF QUICKSTART: PunkApocalyptic RPG Quickstart
  • PRODUCT TYPE: core rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $44.99
  • DESCRIPTION: Death, breasts, and the f bomb in a post-apocalyptic world. This RPG is based on the miniatures game of the same name by Bad Roll Games. The PCs roam the Wasteland killing, exploring, and trading. Lots of carnage. Ability scores include meat and gear is called stuff. Randomly roll a name and play Poopoo Chickenhead as a drifter, fanatic, ganger, scavenger or other background and fight rodents of unlikely size across f!*ked up terrain. Runs on robust rules similar to Shadow of the Demon Lord.
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So You've Been Thrown Down a Well by Ember + Ash
  • SYSTEM: Troika!
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover adventure and zine
  • RETAIL PRICE: $19.99
  • DESCRIPTION: I’ve been falling for thirty minutes. Not really but you do land on something soft, squishy, and squelchy. And it’s moving. You’ve been thrown down the Judicial Well seeking redemption and hopefully escape. Also includes six well-worthy backgrounds as well as a list of 36 objects thrown in the well (not including you): such as well-dwellers and worm-cultists, flooded tunnels, weird mushrooms, and invertebrates that might be lunch or allies. You choose. Also includes a zine called A Miscellany Of Backgrounds. The twelve character backgrounds include "The Manycrowned of Bathe-In-Sky," "The Runewright," and "The Two Bound As One."
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Spire Black Magic by Rowan, Rook, and Decard
  • SYSTEM: Spire
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover supplement
  • RETAIL PRICE: $10.00
  • DESCRIPTION: Includes the Blood-Witch character class and occult fallout results for the GM. Also includes extra advances including the Demonologist including a list of demons, the Grangou (hedge-witch) who uses magical curry goat and life restoring cauldrons, and the Deep Apiarist who take pilgrimages into the Heart and replace their organs with bee filled waxen simulacra.
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Free Spacer by Random Alien Games
  • SYSTEM: unique
  • PRODUCT TYPE: softcover rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $35.00
  • DESCRIPTION: This contemporary science fiction tabletop roleplaying game leverages the newest space sciences and takes into account biotechnology. PCs are crewmembers and contractors on a starship exploring new worlds, investigating dangers, negotiating contracts, and engaging in science research in a setting with an ongoing Cold War.
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The Curse of the House of Rookwood by Nerdy Pup Games
  • SYSTEM: unique
  • PRODUCT TYPE: hardcover rulebook
  • RETAIL PRICE: $25.00
  • DESCRIPTION: In a gothic alternate history, the players create generations of the same family in different iconic time periods. They might stalk aristocratic vampires in the 1880s, protect London from the Ghost Blitz in the war-torn 1940s, or combat mind reading Russia spies in the 1960s. The PC family is full of drama and troubled relationships and can grow closer or further apart. Use six sided dice and can be played as a one-shot or a longer campaign of multiple family generations.

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Charles Dunwoody

Charles Dunwoody

Doctor Futurity

CP Red...ordered!!!!

Free Spacer....ordered!!!

JTAS 5 --also ordered (never heard of Atomic Empire before so first time ordering here)

Godforsaken....I was a KS backer, it's en route already.

Merry Xmas to me!

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