A Q&A with the Creators of East Texas University and Degrees of Horror

News from Pinnacle Entertainment Group We had a chance to ask the creators of East Texas University and Degrees of Horror about their inspiration and involvement, and about the Kickstarter to fund it (ends June 12, 2014). East Texas University (ETU) is a modern day horror RPG set in Pinebox, Texas, using the Savage Worlds game system. Students balance saving the world with midterms and parties—think...

New Strategy Pays off in East Texas University Kickstarter

Most Kickstarter campaigns have one goal in mind: how much money they can raise. Shane Hensley with Pinnacle Entertainment Group has a different idea with East Texas University: how many backers can he reach? For the latest Kickstarter, pen-and-paper roleplaying game East Texas University—Savage Worlds, Hensley decided to test his new strategy. After determining the minimum he needed to fund the...

Rippers for Mobile, PC, Debuts on IndieGoGo

Rippers is a Victorian adventure setting about secret societies that research and fight werewolves, vampires, and other supernatural creatures around the world. One of the setting’s many unique twists is that the heroes and heroines can actually use the DNA and mystical abilities of the monsters they defeat to make themselves more powerful. But this power comes with great risk, for taking the claws,...

Pinnacle Two-Fer: Super Powers Companion (Second Edition) and Science Fiction Companion Released

Both the Super Powers Companion (Second Edition) and Science Fiction Companion, releasing today,  feature the new “graphic novel” format from Pinnacle, with new art and design, and a full color interior. While PDF versions of the books are available for download at www.peginc.com for $14.99 each, combining the PDF with the preorder of a print copy (available soon) brings the price to only $5 for...

A Word in Edgewise… with Shane Hensley of Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Shane Hensley of Pinnacle Entertainment Group By Cape Rust There are people in the RPG world who demand respect and there are people in the world that command respect. Shane Hensley falls into the latter category. When you meet Shane (if you get the chance I highly encourage it) you would never know that he has made such RPG legends as Deadlands and Savage Worlds. Shane has been making RPGs for a...

Review: Pinnacle Entertainment Group – Savage Worlds

Product Name: Savage Worlds (Explorer’s Edition) Publisher: Pinnacle Entertainment Group Author: Shane Lacy Hensley System: Savage Worlds Setting: Theme: Generic, Universal Type: Core Link: http://themysticalthrone.com/?p=4934 This review was originally posted at The Mystical Throne. The fun and flexibility offered within the Savage Worlds system is only overshadowed by it’s extremely reasonable...