Age of Rebellion Beta Testing, Freeport for Fate, and More!

Here’s a look at today’s new, third party, and accessory releases.

Pathfinder

  1. LPJ Design’s NeoExodus setting for Pathfinder [visit their website here] is a very unique one, deemed as neo-fantasy, and brings about a different world for Pathfinder players. Adding to this is their latest NeoExodus Adventure – Silvered Skull. “Nestled high in the Grit Mountains, the village of Oldenhaffen is known far and wide for the quality of its wool. The town elders have sent for urgent help from their absent lord, who unable to respond, needs trustworthy adventurers to investigate.” Written by JP Chapleau, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: NeoExodus Adventures: Silvered Skull (PFRPG).
  2. Writer and publisher Michael LaBossiere [visit his website here] has released a new Pathfinder adventure module, designed for characters of 1st – 3rd level – Tomb of Rils. “The history of Rils is a matter of considerable debate among the great scholars of necromancy. Some of the learned even assert that Rils never existed. Some claim that stories about different necromancers were combined over the centuries and this fictional composite was named Rils.” Written and illustrated by Michael LaBossiere, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Tomb of Rils.

Mutants & Masterminds

  1. Green Ronin Publishing [visit their website here] has released their latest superhero Gadget Guide supplement for Mutants & Masterminds, covering Spytech. Spy-Tech looks at gadgets used for infiltration, burglary, deception, disguise, and surveillance, and the equipment used to detect and defend against all of those things.” Written by Steve Kenson, it’s available for purchase from the Green Ronin Publishing webstore: Mutants & Masterminds Gadget Guide: Spy-Tech (PDF).

Fate

  1. GRP-The-Fate-Freeport-CompanionFreeport is one of the largest fantasy city settings around, and possibly one of the most popular. Green Ronin Publishing [find out more here] has released a Fate version of Freeport in The Fate Freeport Companion. “Welcome to the Fate Freeport Companion! For over a decade, Freeport has stood as one of fantasy gaming’s most distinctive cities. Home to pirates, foul cults, terrifying monsters, vicious gangs, crime lords, and a whole host of corrupt politicians, Freeport is a dynamic setting, offering a unique blend of high adventure and cosmic horror.” Written by Brian Engard (Bulldogs!) and Clark Valentine (Dresden Files), it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Fate Freeport Companion.

Star Wars

  1. With the recent launch of the Star Wars: Age of Rebellion beta playtesting, Fantasy Flight Games has been busy working on their first update. “Changes were made to the X-wing’s armor and the Invigorate talent. We would also like to call your attention to two significant changes. One is that Knowledge (Galactic Civil War) is being replaced with the more general “Knowledge (Warfare).” The other is that some of large capital ships now have a new rule making them more resilient against critical hits.” Download the beta test update here.
  2. Continuing on with their seemingly rapid release schedule for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire, Fantasy Flight Games has announced the upcoming release of another sourcebook, this one focusing on hired guns – Dangerous Covenants [view our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here]. “This upcoming rules supplement for Star Wars®: Edge of the Empire™ expands the Hired Gun career with specializations, new talents, and more. All players will find new character, vehicle, and equipment options, aiding in their experiences on the fringe. GMs can also find new tools helping them craft memorable and exciting combat encounters.” Check-out the full preview here.

Traveller

  1. Writer and publisher Christian Hollnbuchner [visit their website here] has released a new sci-fi Travellers starships book – Colony Ship. “This product is a little booklet of a Traveller compatible starship. The ship introduced in this installment of the series is a large, stellar, slower than light colony ship.” Written and illustrated by Christian Hollnbuchner, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Starships Book IIIII : Colony Ship.

Systemless

  1. Avalon Games [visit their website here] continues expanding the world of Arcana in their 53rd issue of the Arcana Journal. “This issue of the Journal will cover the following aspects of the game world. House Feridain Holdings, Circle Magic, & Magi of the Age of Ancients.” Written by Robert Hemminger, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Arcana Journal #53.

Other RPGs

  1. Creepy Doll Studios [visit their website here] produces one-off, standalone RPGs with a tendency toward horror satire. They follow suit in their latest RPG Dude, Run! Dude, Run! is a competitive storytelling game of reality TV paranormal investigation.  Each game session is called an episode; which is composed of a claim of the paranormal, a location that’s divided up into its most active Hotspots, and a specific amount of evidence the investigators must uncover to prove the validity of the claim. Written by Robert Nolan, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Dude, Run!.
  2. Mutant Ink Press [visit their website here] has expanded their fantasy steampunk RPG Enjin Obscura with a city sourcebook – Keddis. “Founded in blood and turmoil, the birth of the renegade city ushered in a new era: an era of Ethericism and Impyrial Rule. Galleons and airships come from all over the known world just to get a chance to trade with Durma’s largest and most dreadful metropolis. From here the Adjusted Knights protect the Dual Throne of the mechanically ascended rulers. The segmented city is home to the agents of the Inquisition, the raconteurs of the Institute and the quarrelling street gangs.” Written by Ian O’Reilly, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Keddis: City Sourcebook.

Accessories

  1. Avalon Games [visit their website here] has released a tri-frame version of their Avalon Models Robots Set 1 paper miniatures. “A collection of 10 Tri-Frame Paper Models.  This set offers 10 robots in full color.  Save your money and don’t go out and buy those expensive plastic and metal figure when you can get great models for a small price.  Print up as many as you need and have fun.” Designed by Robert Hemminger, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Avalon Models, Tri-Frame Robots Set 1.
  2. The Dungeons in Blue virtual tabletop geomorph battlemap tile set from PBE Games [visit their website here] is expanding with their second Edges and Alcoves set. “All good things must come to an end, even the megadungeon! Edges and Alcoves provides geomorphs with connections on one side, so you can bring your dungeon map to a reasonable and attractive end.” Designed by Mark A. Thomas, it’s available for purchase from DriveThruRPG: Dungeons in Blue – Edges and Alcoves Set Two.

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