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 »

Review: The Waking Dead (All Flesh Must Be Eaten – Introductory Adventure)

Eden Studios released a free introductory adventure for the All Flesh Must Be Eaten RPG. In The Waking Dead players fight not only for their own survival, but for the future of humanity while trying to survive the zombie-apocalypse.   The Waking Dead is a completely free introductory adventure from Eden Studios to the All Flesh Must Be… 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 »

Review: 5 Room Dungeon – The Rabbit Hole (PFRPG)

Released by Rite Publishing, Five Room Dungeon: The Rabbit Hole is a 5 encounter dungeon for  levels 15 or greater characters, based on the original design theory of Johnn Four.   Rite Publishing reelased a short adventure for high level characters, Five Room dungeon: The Rabbit Hole. Within this quest the players visit Dream, a world of actual… 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 »

Review: The Secrets of Forgotten Magic Items (PFRPG)

  As regular readers may already recognized, I’m a big fan of Rite Publishing‘s products. I find most of them innovative, and a good addition to the Pathfinder RPG, and there is always something in their sourcebooks what I could call unique.If you seen our review about the 101 not So Simple Monster Templates, or the article about… 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 »

Review – FotTS: Kahrvass Fleymbrow, Smith of Burning Desire (PFRPG)

  Today, we present a review about another Rite Publishing product to the Pathfinder roleplaying-game. With it’s rather long title – Faces of Tarnished Souk: Kahrvass Fleymbrow, Smith of Burning Desire (PFRPG) – the book offers not only the title character in great detail, but also several useful additions to the Pathfinder RPG.   This compact sourcebook contain… 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 »

Review : 101 Not So Simple Monster Templates (PFRPG) by Rite Publishing

  It was just yesterday, when we received a review copy from Rite Publishing about Steven D. Russel’s excellent work: 101 Not So Simple Monster Templates. As a Game Master who like to tamper with pre-defined creatures, I’m glad than I’m able to read and review this book.   As you may already guess, the book is filled… 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 »