Tag Archives: RPG News

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 1 is finished !

  The first round of Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar 2012 is ended yesterday, meaning that round 2 is already started. In the first round the applicants had to create a new Wondrous Item suitable for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game, while avoiding certain pitfalls. The 32 items selected by the judges is available on Paizo‘s homepage, here. Personally I have… Read More »

Do you want to be a Megaversal Ambassador ?

  People regularly checking on Palladium Book‘s website may already recognized that they are looking for Megaversal Ambassador‘s, gamers to help them to popularize thier games. What is it about ?   They are looking for volunteers to do what they like : play roleplaying games. Apart from the really awesome Megaversal Ambassador title, it’s mean that applicants… 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 »

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 »

Review – Burning Wheel Gold: Hub and Spokes

  The Burning Wheel Headquaters recently made available the Burning Wheel Gold: Hub and Spokes package, downloadable for free on RPGNow. Depending on the description provided in the product page it should be a free “beginner package” for the game, so you could try out the system and decide if you want more. Officially the release should contain… 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 »

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 »

Mutants & Masterminds Threat Report #51: The Atom Family – Heroes in Threat Report ?

  It’s caused me a great deal of surprise, that last week Green Ronin published Mutants & Masterminds Threat Report #51: The Atom Family.   It’s definetly a change from what you would expect from the series. Why ? Because Threat Report series is about villains and vigilantes a player group may face, and are thought to be… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »