Fiasco, Legend, Fate and Shaintar

Gen Con Fiasco Playset

Dangerous Games Fiasco Playset.inddBully Pulpit Games has released their latest playset for Fiasco, consisting of a series of stories surrounding Gen Con in Dangerous Games. Written by Matt Forbeck, it’s available for download from the Bully Pulpit Games website here.

Gen Con. The largest tabletop gaming convention in the Western Hemisphere. A gathering of the particular branch of the geek tribe that likes to get its game on analog-style, rolling dice, pushing lead, and slapping down cards.

With something shy of 50,000 people descending on Indianapolis for a long, hot weekend in the middle of August, Gen Con is the size of a small city. A gamer-tastic Brigadoon that pops up on Wednesday in the Indiana Convention Center and then vanishes on Sunday, until next year.

They call it the Best Four Days in Gaming. It might also be the deadliest.

Legend Sword & Sorcery Continues in Citadel Beyond the North Wind

MGP-L-Citadel-Beyond-the-North-WindMongoose Publishing has released the next book in their sword & sorcery series of adventures for Legend – Citadel Beyond the North Wind [view our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here]. Written by Morten Braten, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG:

DriveThruRPG: Legend: Citadel Beyond the North Wind

In the World of Xoth, there is a land far to the north, past the black hills of Lamu and beyond the frozen moors of Tharag Thule. It is a dreary land of mist and thunder, and the white people of Yg have dwelt there since ancient times.

Across this land, on towering hilltops and beside fog-shrouded lakes, stand somber granite castles, and therein dwell the princelings and tyrants of Yg with their countless thralls and slaves and subjects.

The free men of Yg tremble when fools dare to utter the name of Arkanth Mal, for he is the greatest and oldest of the tyrants of this primeval land. He is the witch-king of Galuga, grand master of necromancy and alchemy.

Four New Fate Releases from Evil Hat Productions

EHP-Fate-System-ToolkitEvil Hat Productions has released three new supplements for Fate Core – Worlds on Fire, Worlds in Shadow, and Fate System Toolkit – and a new supplement for Spirit of the Century – Strange Tales of the Century [view our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here]. Written by various authors, all four are available from DriveThruRPG:

DriveThruRPG: Strange Tales of the Century
DriveThruRPG: Fate Worlds: Worlds on Fire
DriveThruRPG: Fate Worlds: Worlds in Shadow
DriveThruRPG: Fate System Toolkit

Rules, glorious rules! The Fate Core system is flexible, hackable, and adaptable to any world you can dream up. This Fate System Toolkit is packed with system ideas to bring those dreams to life.

Learn how to hack the skill system to better suit your terraforming campaign. Get ideas on how to create races and societies for your woodland elves, subterranean aliens, or afterlife police force. Customize our magic starters to create your own system, and use our gadget starters to bring your gear to life (only not literally).

Whatever genre you’re gaming, you’ll find a wide array of customizable concepts and optional rules in the Fate System Toolkit to take your campaign to the next level.

Gaming the Downtime in Shaintar

EBG-ST-Day-in-the-LifeEvil Beagle Games [visit their website here] has released a new supplement for Shaintar discussing how to role-play during times between adventures – Day in the Life. Written by Sean Patrick Fannon, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG:

DriveThruRPG: Day in the Life: Gaming the Downtime

The Day in the Life rules hack makes resolving all of those between-the-adventures activities gamable and a lot more fun, with very tangible rewards and benefits as well as excellent narrative and roleplay consequences. Every player at the table will be able to choose from the following Activities for their Day in the Life session:

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