Category Archives: RPG News

Iron Age FRP Project

Iron Age is a new tabletop/pen and paper RPG that was sent to is that is based in a bit of history, it takes some of the facts from history or historical periods and puts them into a fantasy like setting, in bringing all this together they also promise a more unique concepts of maneuvers and other gameplay… Read More »

The Gygax Magazine…what?

If you’re old enough or geeky enough you have heard of or know of “TSR”, the gaming company that was popularized for the publishing of our well loved game, Dungeons and Dragons, and if you game at all, you’ve heard the name “Gary Gygax” – and oh, do we miss him. Well recently I stumbled upon something disturbing,… Read More »

Magicians RPG

Learning a new language can be difficult, and people integrate it into so many things to try and make it easier. Things such as dvds, music, audio, video games, etc. but Magicians RPG adds learning a language hand in hand with doing what we love most, a tabletop RPG. You can take a look at the kickstarter for… Read More »

Shadowgate 2012 Kickstarter

Adventure games are something that seems to get more and more scarce, and even when they aren’t, the graphics are pretty outdated. Though now they are remaking Shadowgate for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices, and they are looking for some help to get the games finished, check out the kickstarter here. At time of writing this, they have over… Read More »

Pay what you want for the Divinity games on !

So I’ve seen these spring up a bit, and thought this was definitely worth the look. Divinity, as we recently mentioned in a previous article here  will be releasing their remastered Divinity Anthology, and for a limited time (Six days left as of this post!) you can choose what you pay. That’s right, it’s your choice. I saw this,… Read More »

Divinity Anthology Collection Release

Divine Divinity is an RPG that is ten years in the making, this Divinity Anthology collects all the games that are set in the Divinity Universe. These games are remastered versions of the epic fantasy RPGs as well as extra’s that come inside of this exclusive edition and celebrate a full decade of the Divinity series. Oh, and… Read More »

D&D Next Playtest 1st – before the adventure

   As you surely already know, the D&D Next playtest officially began, and the playtest material is (more or less) available for download from Wizards. And what’s even better, it doesn’t have an NDA attached, so we are free to discuss our thoughts and experiences!    For my part I plan to present multiple articles about D&D Next… Read More »

Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG is coming !

   Spoiled Flush Games recently announced their first self-published game, Forsooth!, the Ultimate Shakespeare RPG, which is coming in this June. What made me interested in the product apart from the theme, that it’s don’t have a dedicated Game Master, and every player controls multiple characters.    An earlier version of the game won the GameChef 2011 competition,… Read More »

AetherCon Updates (May)

  We received the recent updates about the incoming AetherCon Online RPG Convention (announcement), and there are many things happened since our last update in February.    Multiple events were added to the schedule, including Leverage, Atomic Highway and Shadowrun scenarios. Many new Game Masters and artists joined the convention, and Pinnacle Entertainment Group offered to contribute prize… Read More »

Shadowrun : Parabotany released

  On this week Catalyst Game Labs released an interesting new expansion to the Shadowrun Twentieth Anniversary Edition titled Shadowrun : Parabotany. It’s our time to get know the various awakened plants of the game!    Plants is an often overlooked part of many roleplaying games, and Shadowrun is no different in this regard. Who cares about trees… Read More »

A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying: A Game of Thrones Edition is available!

   With the debut of the second season of the TV show arrived the much awaited A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying : A Games of Thrones Edition from Green Ronin Publishing. Announced back in January, I think it’s one of the most waited titles of the year, thanks to it’s theme.     Featuring Michael Komarck‘s epic… Read More »

Shadowrun 2050 turns back time (to the future) in 2012

     I know the title seems strange, but it’s pretty much what is it about. Catalyst Game Labs announced the release of Shadowrun 2050, which turns back the time of the Shadowrun universe to its beginning years. This is the timeframe which made this game a legend for the first time, filled with decks, cyberware and big guns.… Read More »

Mike Welham has won Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012

   After five rounds of competition and weeks of hard work Mike Welham has won Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar competition. Congratulations to him !    This means, that his  adventure, Doom Comes to Dustpawn, was chosen by the gamer community to be produced as a full Pathfinder adventure. Most likely it will be released by Paizo in 2013… Read More »

Demons for Legend – Arachnodemon and Imp

Hi Legend players !    This is my second article about summon-able monsters for the Legend RPG, using the rules in Arcania of Legend : Blood Magic. After my last article featuring the Succubus and Incubus, I decided that now I will create some much more combat oriented monster, and another one, which is something smaller and easier… Read More »

Marvel Heroic Roleplay – Random Datafile Generator is out for free!

   Margaret Weis Production released another nice supplement to the Marvel Heroic Roleplay game : a Random Datafile Generator. Now it’s easier to make your new superhero (or villain) than ever !    The Generator is working with a very simple and tried out method : dice rolling. You should roll for your hero’s type/origin (mutant, altered human,… Read More »

The final round of voting for RPG Superstar 2012 is open !

   As you may know, this year’s RPG Superstar contest is close to it’s end, as Paizo yesterday revealed the final four entries. So for now, the voting is open !     I think this part of the contest is the most complex, since now the participants had to create full adventure proposals with a plot, encounters, background… Read More »

Shadowrun: Damage Control is released, starting a new adventure series

   Catalyst Game  Labs just released a new adventure,  Shadowrun : Damage Control. It’s a start for a new series of adventures called Boardroom Backstabs for Shadowrun: Twentieth Anniversary Edition.    The new Boardroom Backstabs series will explore one of the most common themes of the Shadowrun RPG : corporate machinations and politics, where maybe nothing is what… Read More »

Rifts World Book: Lemuria is coming in April !

   Last week Palladium Book announced, that the new Rifts World Book: Lemuria is already at the printers. The new book packs a lots content, including new Biomancy spells, mounts, weapons, and gear suitable for both land-dwellers and aquatic adventurers.    So what is included in this 233-page long book ? Well, quite a lot of things from… Read More »

Demons for Legend – Succubus and Incubus

Hi Legend players !    Since I reviewed Arcania of Legend : Blood Magic I was very intrigued by the summoning rules. I think the potential to include demons, devils and other strange things is great, and must be exploited.    I think to get the intended result the demons and their otherworldly ilk should be not only… Read More »

Marvel Heroic Roleplay – Example of Play

   Margaret Weis Production created a very useful supplement for the Marvel Heroic Roleplay, a nicely detailed example of play document. I really think it was a good idea, as many players inexperienced with the Cortex Plus system asked for a document like this.    The document includes a 9-page example of play during an action scene, featuring… Read More »