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.

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 »

Werewolf the Apocalypse 20th Anniversary Edition is under development !

Did you hear the news ? It seems that after vampires, another brand receive the 20th Anniversary treatment from White Wolf : Werewolf the Apocalypse – 20th Anniversary Edition is under development.   It’s not a joke or a rumor : Werewolf the Apocalypse – 20th Anniversary Edition will be a reality. They at White Wolf are only… Read More »

A Gift Collection for Christmas from Rpg.Org !

Merry Christmas fellow roleplayers !   I think it’s a fitting time to gift our readers with a collection of free RPG stuff, as it’s a very good think to give. So I searched throught the Internet to bring the best things to you from the thankfully lost of available free supplements laying around.   I think most… Read More »

RPTools – MapTool preview article (R. Keith Athey)

  RPTools is a brand of open-source programs designed to enhance traditional pen-and-paper role playing games. You can use the tools for face-to-face play, or Internet role-playing in real time even if your players are on the other side of the world. These tools are not a role playing game by themselves, nor are they meant to replace… Read More »

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Official Trailer !

The official trailer about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is available on YouTube !  “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the… Read More »

Is Book of Vile Darkness (4E D&D) delayed?

It seems that while Book of Vile Darkness has an official release day today, it will be delayed. Based on information received from multiple sources it will be available at the end of December or in January 2012.   It’s sad news indeed, as it would be a perfect Christmas gift to the most vile Game Masters around,… Read More »

Another half dozen Legend sample characters !

Hi fellow players,   Based on the responses I received, many people enjoyed my previous half dozen sample characters for the Legend RPG. So I decided to continue the series with another six, bringing up the total number of available characters to a full dozen.   For some time this will be the last batch of playable characters,… Read More »

Free Battlemap : Christmas Special

I think everything what we could use for our roleplaying sessions and it1s also free is a very good thing. So I think a free battlemap, created by Christian Hollnbuchner is definitely something good. On this map you will find a town square, with full festive decorations to celebrate a winter festival. it’s presented in full color, and… Read More »

Rogue Trader: The Koronus Bestiary is announced !

A new sourcebook for Rogue Trader has been announced by Fantasy Flight Games. Due to release at the first quarter of 2012, Rogue Trader: The Koronus Bestiary will be filled with bloodthirsty monsters and vile xenos.   Fantasy Flight Games announced a new sourcebook for the Warhammer 40.000 Rouge Trader roleplaying-game. Rogue Trader: The Koronus Bestiary will be… Read More »

Boardgame review: Dungeon Run

  After some delay, Plaid Hat Games released Dungeon Run, a new game about dungeon crawling… without really crawling based on the game’s premise. However what surely sets this apart from most games in it’s type, that the final boss will be one of the players.   The story of the game is pretty simple: on the same… Read More »

MechWarrior: Tactical Command coming in 2012 !

It’s a really good time for MechWarrior fans, as MechWarrior: Tactical Command is due to release in 2012 !   At 2011 December 6th a Singapore based game developer company, Personae Studios announced the release of a new MechWarrior game for the Apple iOS platform, and it is scheduled to make its debut in the iTunes App Store… Read More »

Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim became the Game of the Year on Video Game Awards 2011 !

Did you hear the news ? Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim won the Video Game Awards 2011 competition ! The Awards won by Skyrim and Bethesda Game Studios : – Game of the Year 2011 (Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim) – RPG of the Year 2011 (Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim) – Studio of the Year 2011 (Bethesda Game Studios)  … Read More »

Shadowrun Missions: On a Silver Platter is available with an added bonus !

The next Shadowrun mission is available : On a Silver Platter. hovewer, now it’s not one but two missions in one package, as the covention exclusive mission Copycat Killer is added to the deal as a bonus !   Catalyst Game Labs recently released a new mission to the Shadowrun roleplaying-game. On a Silver Platter is a new… Read More »

New Pathfinder releases : Bestiary 3 and Dragon Empires Gazetteer !

Paizo released two new sourcebooks to appease eager Pathfinder fans. these are a new campaign setting, Dragon Empires Gazetteer, and Bestiary 3, a sourcebook filled with more than 300 monsters and creatures.   Two new releases are available from Paizo for their Pathfinder roleplaying-game : the Pathfinder Campaign Setting : Dragon Empires Gazetteer and the brand new Bestiary 3 sourcebook.… Read More »

A half dozen Legend sample characters !

Hi fellow Roleplayers,   As you remember, in the middle of November Mongoose Publishing released Legend, a new roleplaying game we already reviewed. I instantly became a fan, and after some playtesting I decided to provide some additional material to my fellow players, as well as my own players.   What do I mean ? Well I intend… Read More »

Streets of Bedlam, a new setting for Savage World is coming !

  A new setting is coming for Savage Worlds : the Streets of Bedlam, written by Jason L. Blair. The corrupt twin cities of Bedford and Lamrose forming the setting of the project.   It seems the announcement of the project received a very good reception, as it’s Kickstarter site received the needed funds in 3 days! However,… Read More »

Heroes of the Jade Oath (Beta) for Monte Cook’s Arcana Evolved available !

Rite Publishing just released the beta version for their Heroes of the Jade Oath sourcebook. Based on Monte Cook’s Arcana Evolved it’s enable players to experience oriental adventures in a very detailed setting.   Heroes of the Jade Oath is a new, very extensive sourcebook from Rite Publishing to the Arcana Evolved setting, created by Monte Cook. Included… Read More »

Mage Knight Boardgame released !

WizKids yesterday released the new Mage Knight Boardgame, a strategy-game about conquest, fame and magic. As  Mage Knights, the players marching toward the capital of Atlantasia figthing enemies and each other along the way.   At December 7th WizKids released Mage Knight Boardgame as well as the Lord of the Rings HeroClix we mentioned before to appease a… Read More »