Tag Archives: roleplaying games

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Review – Shadowrun: Street Legends Supplemental

  It seems the guys at Catalyst Game Labs won’t take a rest : on 2nd of January they already released their first sourcebook for the year for their Shadowrun Twentieth Anniversary Edition roleplaying-game, titled Shadowrun: Streets Legend Supplemental.   Continuing on the same vein as Street Legends, Street Legends Suplemental introduces 10 new characters in the same… Read More »

Review – Shadowrun: Corporate Intrigue

At the very end of 2011 Catalyst released a new addition to their Shadowrun brand : Shadowrun Corporate Intrigue. Building on information provided in Corporate Guide, this sourcebook filled with adventure plots, NPC-s and the internal and external machinations of the megacorporations.   At 2011 December 27 Catalyst Game Labs announced the release of Corporate Intrigue, their new… 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 »

Review – Pathfinder Bestiary 3 (OGL)

  Player groups are always need more monsters and creatures to face, or only to meet in a memorable moment of a campaign. This is why we are always happy when we receive a new book filled with creatures. Pathfinder Bestiary 3 is the third monster book from Paizo, and it’s really filled with content which will make… Read More »

Shadowrun: State of the Art: 2073 review

Catalyst Game Labs recently released a new supplement to their Shadowrun roleplaying game – State of the Art: 2073. This excellent 41-page book is filled with many different kind of material, from current politics to new equipment, so it could be a great resource to game masters.   State of the Art : 2073 is a new sourcebook… 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 »

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 »

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 »