Category Archives: News

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

Exalted: Masters of Jade

 At the beginning of this week White Wolf released a new Exalted supplement : Masters of Jade. The new sourcebook provide extensive details on the Guild, an immerse groups of merchants looking for profit and power.   The Guild is a surprisingly strong faction in the world of Exalted, where gods, devils and other powerful powers shape the… Read More »

M&M Emerald City Knights Chapter 4: Sea Change has been released

  On 9th of February Green Ronin released the 4th chapter of Emerald City Knights: Sea Change. In this part of the adventure the heroes face the villain Commander and his stormers, and they are getting closer to the secret of the Silver Storm. However they know that the villain they face cannot be the real Commander, because… Read More »

Shadowrun: Jet Set campaign book is available !

  Yesterday Catalyst Game Labs released a new campaign book for the Shadowrun, Twentieth Anniversary Edition roleplaying-game, Shadowrun: Jet Set. With the adventure seeds in this new campaign book the shadowrunners may experience the luxuries of the high class, but of course it’s has a price.   In Jet Set the players has the chance to get close… Read More »

Review – 1001 Spells (PFRPG) by Rite Publishing

  Do you like new spells ? Do you play Pathfinder ? Well, then I guess you will be as enthusiastic as I am when you take a look at the newly released 1001 Spells (PFRPG) book from Rite Publishing.   I have to say, even the sheer size of this collection (again : 1001 spells on 296… Read More »

AetherCon Online RPG Convention Announcement

  Grab your virtual dice bags folks and mark down November 16-18, 2012 on your calendar, the AetherCon Online RPG Convention is coming to your computer.   The AetherCon will be featuring tabletop RPGs of all types throughout the weekend highlighted by four three day tournaments of Pathfinder, Call of Cthuhlu, Savage Worlds, and Shadowrun.   Additionally vendors,… Read More »

Project: Future Perfect (Press Release)

­ On Monday, February 6th, BareHanded-Games.com will launch it’s site. BareHanded­-Games.com will also be debuting the nearly full range of Digital Sculpts for the Global Police Force (GPF) Faction. This is Project: Future Perfect (PFP), a gritty post apocalyptic miniature battle game. The GPF is an order of cybernetically enhanced peacekeepers tasked with the responsibility of keeping humanity… Read More »

Magic : The Gathering Toolbox – the first mobile App from Wizards

   Yesterday Wizards of the Coast announced, that they enter the mobile market with their first software already available at the App Store on iPhone : Magic: The Gathering Toolbox. For the first look, it seems they tried to include the functionality of many thing, including the Gatherer, a deck builder and the Magic homepage into a single… Read More »

King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched this week

  King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched earlier this week, providing a sequel to the innovative ans successful King Arthur game released in 2009. Published by Paradox Interactive and Neocore, it seems they kept everything which made the prequel a great game, and even improved upon on some aspects. By the way, I’m really proud of… Read More »

Chaos Commandment is released for Dark Heresy (WH40k)

  Chaos Commandment, the third part of The Apostaty Gambit adventure trilogy has been released yesterday by Fantasy Flight Games. This Dark Heresy adventure may be played as a part of the series but it’s also playable as a standalone module. The trilogy is supposed to be the most dangerous official adventure released for the Dark Heresy line.… Read More »

Star Trek Heroclix: Tactics releases today !

  Today is the release date for Star Trek HeroClix: Tactics, a new game from WizKids. Using the standard HeroClix ruleset it’s the third Star Trek themed game from the publisher after the release of the Star Trek: Expeditions and Star Trek : Fleet Captains boardgames.   I think the license is in good hands with WizKids, as… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 2 is finished ! Voting is open !

  The long days of waiting has ended, as the second round of RPG Superstar 2012 is finished yesterday. For this round the participants had to design an antagonistic Golarion organization which could oppose the player characters.I think this round has very mixed results, as there are some really innovative ideas, while others dropped the ball entirely by… Read More »

Marvel Heroic Roleplaying is coming in this month

  In 2011 August Margaret Weis Productions Ltd. announced that they will release the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying product line under license from Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The Basic Set will be released in this month ! The announced release date for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Basic Set is February 28th   The game will use MWP‘s own very flexible Cortex… Read More »

More collected info and thoughts on D&D Next / 5e

  You may remember, that on Friday I posted some info I collected about D&D Next along with my thoughts on the matter. If you didn’t read that article you may find it here. However since that the developers of Wizards of the Coast spoiled several other little tidbits on the new Dungeons & Dragons during D&D Experience… Read More »

Atomic Robo The Roleplaying Game in under development

Hi Fellow players !   In the great buzz lately I almost forgot to mention that Evil Hat Productions announced that they will produce, publish, and distribute a role-playing game based on the Eisner-nominated Atomic Robo comic book. The Atomic Robo RPG will be co-written by Atomic Robo scribe Brian Clevinger and  Mike Olson, creator of the Strange… Read More »

D&D Next / 5E – Some collected info and random thoughts

  If you follow the news you may know that the first seminar of D&D Experience was yesterday, and it’s topic was Charting the Course: An Edition for all Editions. If you weren’t able to participate you may read the Seminar Transcript on EN World. I think after reading the seminar and the several articles presented by Wizards… Read More »

D&D Experience 2012 started today!

  D&D Experience, held by Baldman Games, is the premier annual convention for Dungeons & Dragons, including many events, seminars, previews, and special guests. Some people were even cosplaying (it’s like halloween costumes for adults). This year the convention is held at January 26-29. This year, the D&D Experience have a special threat for attendee. D&D Next/5th Edition… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 1 is finished !

  The first round of Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar 2012 is ended yesterday, meaning that round 2 is already started. In the first round the applicants had to create a new Wondrous Item suitable for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game, while avoiding certain pitfalls. The 32 items selected by the judges is available on Paizo‘s homepage, here. Personally I have… Read More »

Do you want to be a Megaversal Ambassador ?

  People regularly checking on Palladium Book‘s website may already recognized that they are looking for Megaversal Ambassador‘s, gamers to help them to popularize thier games. What is it about ?   They are looking for volunteers to do what they like : play roleplaying games. Apart from the really awesome Megaversal Ambassador title, it’s mean that applicants… Read More »

New release – Mutants & Masterminds Power Profile #2: Armor Powers

Green Ronin released the second short supplement in their Power Profile series : Mutants & Masterminds Power Profile #2: Armor Powers. In this new series Steve Kenson takes a look at different superhero powers, and create ready to use profiles based on the Hero’s Handbook to make character creation easier   Mutants & Masterminds Power Profile: Armor Powers… Read More »

Take a look at Magic the Gathering: Dark Ascension!

  As you may already know, the new Magic the Gathering expansion, Dark Ascension is very close to release, with prerelease tournaments going on this weekend. The cards in the whole set are already spoiled by Wizards of the Coast, and we received extensive articles about the set, including an article about the mechanics, the regular prerelease primer… Read More »