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.

Geek Seekers – A Kickstarter campaign by Jen Page and Monte Cook!

  Two well-known uber-geeks, Jen Page and Monte Cook are ready to take a perilous journey to look after things like aliens, ghosts, bigfoot and the Ogopogo. They also want to film what they find, and produce a web series about it. It will be : Geek Seekers – A Web Series About Geeking the Unknown    … Read More »

Faith of Sigmar ! A new Print on Demand supplement announced for WFRPG !

Yesterday Fantasy Flight Games announced, that a new supplement is available for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay : Faith of Sigmar. This small expansion is a Print on Demand product, and it’s currently available through the Fantasy Flight Games webstore.   Fantasy Flight Games announced a new print on demand expansion for the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay system, called Faith of… Read More »

Rpg.Org Magazine – now with a YouTube channel !

Hi Fellow Roleplayers ! Simply put, we are everywhere. Last year we were already available on Facebook and Twitter with daily updates. On 6th of January we announced our brand new Google+ page, which is constantly updated with our new contents. And from now on, we are on YouTube ! On our YouTube page you will find all… Read More »

Skyrim My Little Pony Dragon Mod

I have nothing to add to this awesomeness. I used to hate My Little Pony, then I took an arrow to the knee… Zoltán “Cain” Mészáros

New, Premium Reprints of the Original AD&D books in April !

  There are some pleasantly surprising news here : Wizards of the Coast decided to release premium reprints of the original Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rulebooks! I’m pretty sure that these will become collector items as soon as they are released.   The books will be released in limited quantity in the middle of April as hard-cover books.… Read More »

News from Green Ronin! Their plan for 2012.

  Yesterday Chris Pramas posted an extensive article on greenronin.com about their plans for 2012. I have to say, the future is bright! They have many plans, and I think every fan of their existing product lines will get something great. There is a lots of things to look at : Dragon Age, Adventure Game Engine, a new… Read More »

New D&D Map Pack : Haunted Temples release today!

Today Wizards of the Coast releases their first foldout battle maps in their new Map Pack series: Haunted Temples. Providing high-quality maps, the new release is compatible with all Dungeons & Dragons editions, and are designed to use with D&D miniatures.   Map Pack: Haunted Temples is a new release from Wizards of the Coast. Containing three double-sided… Read More »

Shadowrun Mission: Hard Target is available !

Catalyst Game Labs released the new Shadowrun: Mission 04-06: Hard Target to continue their adventure line. It’s a continuation of the ongoing series, as players are hunting for powerful artifacts in the shadows of Seattle   Continuing their progress after Smuggler’s Blues our players will face new challenges. As you may know, the currents season of adventures follow… Read More »

Greg Christopher: My Advice for Wizards of the Coast

My Advice for Wizards of the Coast I think you have accepted that you have made some mistakes. So I am not going to rake you over the coals. I’m not going to make demands of you that are in my self-interest or that seek to bolster some position I have. I am not going to pretend to… Read More »

Imperial Mysteries for Mage: The Awakening is now available !

  No long ago White Wolf released Imperial Myteries, a long awaited supplement for the Mage: The Awakening roleplaying-game. The book is dealing with archmages, they place in the world, they powers and their limits. As player characters they could rival the gods themselves !   Becoming an archmage involves a second awakening, called Threshold Seeking. The character… Read More »

Olympian Breed – a new Savage Worlds game set and adventure

  Based on their website, Pinnacle licensed the Savage Worlds rules for a new game set based on the Ancient World. The new set is titled Olympian Breed, and it’s released by Palewolf Publishing.   Whilie it’s called a new setting by Pinnacle, realistically it’s only a series of adventures set in the ancient times. There is currently… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance is coming ! (release in 2012 March)

  If you follow the AEG homepage or the Thunderstone Facebook group you may already know : big changes are coming for the popular deck-building game. With the release of Thunderstone Advance they start something new : with new story, components, mechanics and changes, while keeping the game full backward compatibility. It seems a very interesting idea !… Read More »

Free Legend RPG NPC pack !

Hi Legend players ! As I promised earlier here is our first batch of ready to use non-player characters. For now I included 8 common folk you may meet during your adventures, like the Blacksmith and City Guard. You may download the file here : Legend – Common NPC Collection 0.1 If you are more interested in playable… Read More »

The new edition of Dungeons and Dragons is under development !

  You may already read it in the New York Times or on  the Wizards of the Coast homepage : a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons is under development !   Honestly, the announcement of a new edition is not much a surprise to anyone who followed what’s happening around the brand in the last years. Even… Read More »

Review: The Lord of the Rings LCG – Khazad-Dúm Expansion

On last week Fantasy Flight Games released the first big-box expansion to the Lord of the Rings LCG, Khazad-Dúm. With this new expansion you may lead your heroes into the depths of Moria in a search after Balin and his dwarwen colony.   The Lords of the Rings LCG: Khazad-Dúm expansion, released last week has lots to offer… Read More »

Gm Tips : How to introduce new players to Roleplaying-games ? – part 2

Last time I started to talk about the rewarding work of turning a new would-be-player into roleplayer to your playing group. In the previous part I shared my ideas ,that what should yo do and what should you avoid before the fateful first gaming session. You may find the first part of the article here. Now I want… Read More »

A new free map : Hillside Tavern !

  There is a new free map available on RPGNow, Hillside Tavern. It’s released as the first volume of RedBrick‘s DramaScape series, and it’s available for free until end of January 2012. They promised the second DramaScape product to be released in February 2012.  The map is in full-color, it’s measures 42 x 30 inch, and featuring a… Read More »

Rpg.Org Magazine – now on Google+

We have good news : following the current trends, from now on our readers could follow us on Google+ too ! Our page is available here : Rpg.Org Magazine The page will be roughly the same as our Facebook page in content and function from now on. As you may know you may also follow us on Twitter,… Read More »

Gm Tips : How to introduce new players to Roleplaying-games ? – part 1

So you have a new player eager to join your playing group ? Good luck ! However there is a slight problem. Really, it is almost nothing to worry about, but he never played any roleplaying games before, not even on computer ! what should you do ? Well, I give you some ideas. First, I think we… Read More »

More information and toughts about Pathfinder Online !

  The third blog about Pathfinder Online was recently went online, and now we received more information about how player characters will work in the game. Honestly, I have somewhat mixed feelings about this project. What do we know ?   It seems they are doing something similar to the EVE Online skill system, but with 4 interconnected… Read More »