Pathfinder Playtest Announced!

Join the Evolution! It’s official! Paizo has announced the Second Edition of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. But we need your help… Learn More at PathfinderPlaytest.com

Playtest the High Octane High Plains Samurai

Development Studio Broken Ruler Games has made available the playtest packet for a new ScreenPlay-compatible RPG – High Plains Samurai. High Plains Samurai: The Rehearsal Edition is a complete playtest packet to help guide development of the upcoming Kickstarter campaign launching in May 2017. You can even gain the chance to earn playtest points that can be used toward the upcoming Kickstarter...

STAR TREK Adventures Playtest News

  STAR TREK ™ ADVENTURES LIVING PLAYTEST LAUNCHES WITH THOUSANDS OF GAMERS WORLDWIDE AND STELLAR WRITING LINE-UP LED BY NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR DAYTON WARD    Written and Developed By Famed Star Trek Novelists and Game Designers, Players Will Make Star Trek History as the Course is Plotted for Exploration and Adventure   LONDON, ENGLAND (December 1, 2016): Modiphius Entertainment,...

Modiphius October News – Star Trek and Essen Spiel ’16

Hey Modiphians, October is going to be a busy month with Modiphius as we look to the final frontier with Star Trek Playtesting and make our way to Essen Spiel ’16! STAR TREK ADVENTURES  Playtesting Sign-ups for playtesting will be online on our website from Thursday 13th October – you can either sign up on our website or at our stand at Essen (Hall 2, Booth A127). The first playtest adventures...

Beyond the Firelight Open Beta Playtest Update

Although a few days late, the 7/29 Open Beta Playtest update for Beyond the Firelight and Little Heroes has been posted. Version 1.1 is now available for download in both titles, with the recently released scenarios added to the playtest packets. Here’s a look at the version 1.1 updates: [1] Enhanced Personality Descriptors; now provide a reroll when used. [2] Moved “For ease of reference…”...

Christmas in July from Mystical Throne Entertainment

There’s lots of time to download our latest Open Beta playtest packet. You can either download the family-friendly fantasy game Little Heroes or grab the historical horror Beyond the Firelight. Providing feedback for either one will grab you some rewards, or do both and double your rewards! Just remember, the guidelines for the playtest are in the Beyond the Firelight packet. http://www.rpgnow.com/product/188182/Beyond-the-Firelight-Open-Beta-Playtest Additionally,...

Playtest the New Historical Horror Storyteling RPG from Mystical Throne Entertainment

ELLENTON, FL July 15, 2016 – Mystical Throne Entertainment is proud to announce the release of  a new Open Beta playtest – Beyond the Firelight. Beyond the Firelight is a GM-less, collaborative storytelling game drawing inspiration on horrific tales of historical folklore. This new RPG is in the development and polishing stage and we’re running an Open Beta playtest to gather people’s...

ScreenPlay Playtest Continues with Version 1.3

With almost 20 pages of new and updated rules, options, and a brand new treatment, Version 1.3 of ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition is now available for download on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. If you’ve already clicked on this free (that’s right, FREE!) playtest edition of the upcoming storytelling RPG, check your message to see what our awesome playtesters have helped up improve and...

ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition Playtest is Now Available

GREATER MADAWASKA, ON October 20, 2015 – Broken Ruler Games and Mystical Throne Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition, a unique public playtest launch of BRG’s upcoming storytelling RPG, ScreenPlay. Over two years in the making, ScreenPlay takes the traditional tabletop roleplaying game and puts narrative control of the story in the players’...

Help Beta Test the New Rolemaster System

The BRAND NEW beta test for the BRAND NEW Rolemaster system is now available for free download from the Iron Crown Enterprises Forum. For those of you that aren’t ‘in the loop’, last year Iron Crown Enterprises released a beta test of a brand new Rolemaster system. This system aims to unify fans of previous versions under a single system so that ICE can move forward producing new...

The Great Game Playtest from Aetheric Dreams

The Great Game has been released as a freely available playtest until January. It offers an original Lovecraftian steampunk setting in the time and place of the historical Great Game – when the British and Russian empires fought over Central Asia. The rules system is also original, though it shares a distant ancestry with that of Nights of the Crusades (our previous ENnie and Origins nominated TRPG)....

Perfect World to Launch Open Beta Testing for 3D MMORPG “Legend of the Condor Heroes” on September 25

BEIJING, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) (“Perfect World” or the “Company”), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced it will launch open beta testing for its 3D MMORPG “Legend of the Condor Heroes,” on September 25, 2014. Adapted from Louis Cha’s acclaimed classic martial arts...

Under the Hood – Using Your Words Good

Using Your Words Good By The Warden Choosing the right words for your game is like searching for one volume in this library. Game design is the culmination of many different parts. If you’re an independent or casual designer, you’re piecing them all together yourself or with a couple of people contributing. If you’re really lucky and have built a career in game design, there’ll...

Mystical Throne Entertainment Launches New RPG System Open Beta Playtest

SHAKOPEE, MN JULY 30, 2014 – Mystical Throne Entertainment is proud to announce the launch of their Open Beta playtest for their new tabletop RPG system – Entropy. Entropy has been in development for the better part of the past two years with a much more aggressive development coming in the past six months after receiving feedback from fellow designers. It grew out of the need for a system...

Under the Hood – Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 By The Warden Developing games is not a simple task, though it may seem so at first. As someone who’s been working on just one game alone for over a year, I can testify to this like a choir at church. What starts as a core mechanic shifts into a complex system put to the test when you present it to your table and the prized players with dice and cards in hand. It’s much...