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News category contains all news posts about the role playing games, strategy games, mmorpgs, ccgs, and fantasy and scifi related books and movies.

Resource Chest : Gnolls, elves and maps !

There are many times, when a Game Master need some extra material, which is not included in the sourcebooks he has. Maybe he needs a complete village as a setting for his campaign, maybe some NPC ideas, or some background to take his campaign to a higher level. Or maybe some softwares to make Game Mastering much easier.… Read More »

A new Airship Pirates adventure – Ruined Empires

Ruined Empires, published by Cubicle 7 Entertainment and written by Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton is the first addition to the RPG called Airship Pirates. Lets see, what we know about this new product, which is hopefully improves any campaign in this setting of steampunk-piracy. Airship Pirates is a steampunk setting in an the future of an alternate… Read More »

Rifts Game Master Support Kit released

Palladium Books released a new Rifts Game Master Support Kit, created by Carl Gleba and Julius Rosenstein thought DriveThruRPG for GM-s all around the world at November 4. It seems a good resource and reference to have around for any Rifts campaign. So what do we find in the Rifts Game Master Support Kit’s 50 pages for your… Read More »

Deadlands Reloaded: Great Weird North Trail Guide

Deadlands Reloaded – Trail Guide: Weird White North, by Matt Cutter, is a supplement for the award-winning Deadlands: Reloaded RPG. As the third book in the Trail Guide series, it offers you a closer look at the people, places, and very cold things in Alaska and British Columbia.  It’s always good news if we receive an addition to… Read More »

DC Universe Online is F2P, but is it worth?

DC Universe Online, started in January was created a great buzz in the Internet with its release. As a new game in the market, it had to earn it’s place near to already successful games like City of Heroes and Champion Online. How is it turned out ? Now, that DC Universe Online adapted a Free to Play… Read More »

D&D: The Legend of Drizzt Board Game

Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt Board Game is the third game in the succesfull Dungeons and Dragons Adventure System series. It’s following the path started by Castle Ravenloft and continued by Wrath of Ashardalon, and taking us a step ahead by including R.A. Salvatore’s legendary character, Drizzt Do’Urden.   The Legend of Drizzt Born in the… Read More »

Vampire: The Masquerade – 20th Anniversary Edition

After twenty years from the first Vampire rulebook, White Wolf surprised us with Vampire: The Masquerade – 20th Anniversary Edition. I’m quite sure, that it will please old fans, as any “new blood” looking for a complete and excellent rulebook to play vampires in the popular World of Darkness setting. Exploding into hobby games in 1991, it evoked and… Read More »

Top 5 Tabletop Strategy Games – Q1 2011

The chart below is fromICv2.com, and represents the sales in Q1 2011. It reflects the top 5 Non-Collectible Miniature Lines (hobby channel). The charts are based on interviews with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. Top 5 Non-Collectible Miniature Lines – Q1 2011 Title Publisher 1 Warhammer 40k Games Workshop 2 Warmachine Privateer Press 3 Warhammer Fantasy Games Workshop 4… Read More »

Munchkin: Conan the Barbarian

As you know, “Conan the Barbarian” will be released in the US on August 19, 2011. It features Jason Momoa in the lead role, supported by Stephen Lang, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols and Ron Perlman. Celebrating this, the creators of Munchkin announced a new expansion – 15 cards – in the theme of Conan. The backs of the… Read More »

Vampire the Redemption: Into the Void

A new Vampire the Redemption release is now available. If a city’s Prince is killed, the city sinks into chaos. He, who was responsible for the order, and the “peace”, can’t stop the ravaging hungry vampires anymore. What if the players’s own characters were his killers? This is, what Into the Void is about. A Storytelling Adventure System… Read More »

New release: D&D starter set

Do you consider jumping in the roleplaying business? Or do you want to play Dungeons & Dragons, but you’re not familiar with the rules, or the world? Then you’re lucky, because this new release will satisfy all your Dungeons & Dragons needs. Complicated? Nope, it only contains the basics, “designed for 1-5 players”. Only a few character races… Read More »

RpgZorg -> RPG.ORG fusion

Today RpgZorg Magazine and RPG.ORG fusioned, from now on you can reach both on www.rpg.org.   Site is under some re-design and content renewals, we ask your patience. This update may lasts until end of July. Thanks for your understanding.   Thanks, RPG.ORG Team

Final Fantasy XIV’s controversial fatigue system

As FFXIV opens the beta in September most of the gamers (not just hard-core gamers but casual gamers as well) will spend definitely more than an hour per day playing the game. But the developer, Square Enix doesn’t want them to do so! That’s why they plan to introduce a fatigue system to limit the time the players… Read More »

Neverwinter online multiplayer game is coming

We mentioned earlier, there were rumors that a new Neverwinter game is coming, now Atari and Cryptic has announced the official release of the game for PC. Neverwinter won’t be a traditional MMORPG though – learning from their mistake with Star Trek online and Champions online – rather a game half way between MMO and multiplayer games and… Read More »

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue is coming

The first and original DeathSpank has just been released and Hothead Games has already promised the release of its sequel Thongs of Virtue yet by September 21 for PlayStation Network and for Xbox Live on September 22. It will cost $15 (or 1200 Microsoft Points) like the original game. DS: Thongs of Virtue starts where the first game… Read More »

Trail of Cthulhu: Inmates

Today is the fifth day of the official Cthulhu-week, honoring the birthday of Howard Philips Lovecraft, born on 20th August 1890. Many Lovecraftian, and occult press releases has taken place this week commemorating one of the most influental horror and fantasy author of the 20th century. Among others, a new frame book has been released for Trail of… Read More »

Ephemera collection available

Paul S. Kemp, author of many best-selleing books and the famous Erevis Cale (Forgotten Realms) has now made a collection of his best fantasy related stories under the name of Ephemera, a volume of dark fantasies and imagination. Ephemera is an introduction to a life’s work of a most genuine and popular fantasist. Ephemera reveals the secrets of… Read More »

Front Mission 3 on PAL Playstation network

Square Enix Europe has finally announced that the strategy RPG, Front Mission 3 for both PlayStation 3 and the PS Portable Systems is soon to be released. The first episode of the game has originally been released on Sony PS, and the story is centered around a global conflict, that can result the destruction of the world. FM… Read More »

Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is to be released

Carpe Fulgur has announced that their new game in their Recettear franchise, An Item Shops Tale is to be released on impulse. The estimated cost will be 15 € in the European Union, 20 dollars in the United States and 13 pounds in Great Britain. A tentative release of September 10th has also been posted by Carpe Fulgur.… Read More »

Vampire: The Hungry Streets

A new story is available for the storytelling system of Vampire called The Hungry Streets. The story focuses on the mysterious death of Jonas Craft, whose only remains were ashes and some wooden stakes. It is not clear whether it was an isolated, single incident or someone is trying to hunt down other vampires as well. There are… Read More »