Role Playing Games


The Blood Queen's Defiance RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

When it's time to play some D&D, you can sometimes run into the problem that nobody wants to DM. Everyone just wants to play. This could, potentially, bring the whole game to an end. But don't fear if you're playing The Blood Queen's Defiance, a new 3-adventure arc that's up on Kickstarter now. It doesn't need a DM.


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New Releases Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight is another company with a lot going on in terms of releases. They have several new kits for Star Wars: Legion, as well as the new Collapse of the Republic book for the Star Wars RPG. Staying in the RPG lane, but shifting over to the fantasy realm, Legend of the Five Rings has their new Courts of Stone book available, as well as a new downloadable adventure.


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Guardians of Umbra Setting Book for Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

There were many manufacturing advances during WWII. The Tesla Corps chief among them, with their new weapons of war that were secretly being sold to both sides of the conflict. The war has also seen the return of the aos si' to the world, coming up out of the Leylines. In this new form of WWII, who will come out on top? That's for you to decide in Guardians of Umbra, a new setting book using the Savage Worlds system that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Pirates of a Shattered World RPG Up On Kickstarter

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants!

Pirates of a Shattered World takes players to a different type of post-apocalyptic world. Set along an archipelago, players are science-fantasy pirates cruising the seas looking for adventure, treasure, and trouble. It uses its own game system to power it all. The new game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fragged RPG: Regions Books Up On Kickstarter

For those that have played any of the Fragged RPGs, you might want to spread out from the core lands and see what's out there. Or, at the very least, if you've been there, to have some more info on just what's going on. Well, you're in luck. There's a Kickstarter campaign going on right now for not one, not two, but three different region books for the games. Have yourself a look-see.


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Catalyst Game Labs Posts Shadowrun 6th Edition Character Dossier

The new edition of Shadowrun is coming out soon. Very soon. And Catalyst Game Labs wants you to see what's coming. They've posted up a character dossier for you to check out. It's for Emu, the human rigger (I don't think she's actually an emu named Juarez. No word on if they are or are not an ---hole).


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Midweek Snippets

Halfway through the week. That's where we're at. It's been an alright week, if you ask me. Busy. Lots of stuff to get done. But that makes the time go by. It also makes me a bit peckish for some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Mighty Lords Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Ardent Roleplay Augmented Reality for RPGs Coming Soon, Andrehyos Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Privateer Press Announces Savage MiniCrate, and Kraken Dice Releasing Journey of Souls Collection Dice.


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Reaping at River's End RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

When you're sick, you go get some medicine and get fixed up (or, at least, that's the idea). The people of River's End have been relying on a wizard named Mortimer for the Dragonberries that he creates. It's the only thing that will keep their wither rot disease at bay. But now Mortimer's gone. What will happen to the town? That's up to you in Reaping at River's End, a new RPG adventure for D&D and Swords & Wizardry that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Now Available

With the golden age of gaming we've got going on right now, more people than ever are joining the nerdy masses. Many of them are looking to try some of the classic games they've heard of for so long, including Dungeons & Dragons. But where can they get everything they need to get playing? That'd be the Essentials Kit, just released from Wizards of the coast. It's even got a 1-on-1 variant, essentially making it a 2-player starter set for D&D.


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Renegade Game Studios Announces Teens In Space

So, you're a kid on your bike, tooling around the neighborhood, but you long for something more. You look out into the stars and wish you were there. In Renegade Game Studios' Teens in Space, that's just what you'll get to do. The new RPG coming in August uses the Kids on Bikes game system, but blasts off into the cosmos. Pre-orders are being taken now.


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Super Secret Spy Agency RPG Up On Kickstarter

The suave personality. The fancy clothes. The cool cars. The futuristic gadgets. Spies certainly have a lot going for them. Sure, there's possible death around every corner, but I think it's worth the risk. ... Not in real life, of course. I'm talking about in an RPG where you can just brush yourself off and keep going, no matter what happens. That's what you can do in Super Secret Spy Agency, a new RPG from the creator of Ghost Ops and Delve that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Zafir RPG Up On Kickstarter

Many RPGs take shortcuts when it comes to combat. At the very least, it tends to put things in 2 dimension and just kinda doesn't do much with elevation. Zafir: Tactical RPG looks to make it much more granular. As you can tell from "Tactical RPG" in its name, it looks to give you a combat system that is full of potential tactical choices each round for your characters. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Star Trek: Iconic Villains Minis Set Available to Order From Modiphius

Using miniatures when playing an RPG may not always be 100% necessary, but I, for one, really prefer it. Theater of the mind is fine, but I like having physical representations of things out on the table to keep track of things. Modiphius is here to help for those playing the Star Trek RPG with their new Iconic Villains minis set. You can order yours now.


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Acquisitions Incorporated Available on Roll20

So, you may have picked up the physical version of Acquisitions Incorporated from Wizards of the Coast. But what if you're playing with your friends in other cities/different continents on Roll20? Well, you don't have to worry about that, either, as the book is now available no that platform as well.


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Acquisitions Incorporated Book For Dungeons & Dragons Now Available

"You got your Penny Arcade in my Dungeons & Dragons!"
"You got your Dungeons & Dragons in my Penny Arcade!"
*tries some games*
Hey! This is great!

That's... probably not exactly what you'll say, but it could be when you grab Acquisitions Incorporated, the new book for Dungeons & Dragons, available now.


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Revised Edition of King for a Day Up On Kickstarter

Even games that continually get 5 stars and are best-sellers can occasionally use an update. And that's what you get with King for a Day: Revised. It's the game you've loved, but just some tweaks here and there that make it even better. How much better? That's a secret, because who wants to have things spoiled for them, anyway (Ok, generally I do, but I'm weird like that). Anyway, the new book's up on Kickstarter now.


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World of Revilo Campaign Setting & Bestiary For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Greyhawk. Forgotten Realms. Eberron. They're nice and all. But what if you want to play in something different? Well, you might want to check out World of Revilo. It's a new campaign setting book that's up on Kickstarter now. New classes, races, sub-classes, and more. There's even a Bestiary to go with it so you can fill the world with all manner of new creatures.


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Micronomicon For Tiny Dungeon Up On Kickstarter

If there's one thing most gamers want for their games, it's more. If you're a magic user in Tiny Dungeon, you might think to yourself, "sure, this spell list they've got is kinda cool... but I really want, like, just a ton more spells at my disposal." Well, you're in luck. The Micronomicon is just that. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Hearts of Magic: Threads Entangled RPG Up On Kickstarter

Fey courts. They make the world of Jane Austen seem like a cakewalk. And it's into this world where you find yourself in Hearts of Magic: Threads Entangled. Ally with your enemies. Hate your lovers. Love your haters. Take all those nice strands and just knot them up as much as possible. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Survive This!! Vigilante City Books 3 and 4 Up On Kickstarter

You've got your books for Survive This!! Vigilante City. But you want more. You need more books! (I mean, we're gamers here, we always want more). Well, your prayers have been answered. There's a Kickstarter campaign up and running now to get you those books that you so desperately desire. They're filled with plenty of new options for your games.


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