Rocket Age PDF and a Firefly Preview

Rocket Age Pulp Sci-Fi RPG is Now Available Cubicle 7 Entertainment has released their latest RPG – Rocket Age [view our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here]. Rocket Age is a pulp-sci-fi RPG built on the Radium game system that powers Doctor Who. Written by Ken Spencer, the PDF is available from DriveThruRPG: DriveThruRPG: Rocket Age Core Rulebook “It’s alternate...

Cosmic Patrol: The Moon Must Be Ours! Preview 1

The Moon Men have kept their tight grip on the Moon for too long! The Cosmic Patrol is mounting the largest invasion force in its history with one goal: eliminate the closest threat to humanity. One way or another, the problem of the Moon Men and their powers of dynamo-psychism will be solved! The Moon Must Be Ours! is the newest book in the Cosmic Patrol series. Players will take part in the Cosmic...

New Sci-Fi and Fantasy RPGs

Machinations of the Space Princess is Now Available Postmortem Studios has made available the PDF for their IndieGoGo funded Machinations of the Space Princess [find out more in their website post here], an OGL, OSR space opera game. This 239-page, digest-sized book contains everything GMs and players need. Written by James Desborough [see our interview here where we speak to Grim about Machinations...

D&D Next Ghosts of Dragonspear Castle Preview

As previously announced [see the announcement here], Wizards of the Coast has released a pre-order, for pick-up at Gen Con, adventure for D&D Next called Ghosts of Dragonspear Castle. This adventure module brings forth the new D&D Next game system along with advancing characters from 1st level through 10th level. In anticipation of the availability of this adventure, here’s a preview. ...

AD&D, BD&D, Deathwatch, Dungeonlands, and More!

This week’s AD&D and BD&D PDF Reprints Wizards of the Coast has released their latest batch of PDF reprints covering Advanced Dungeons & Dragons and Basic Dungeons & Dragons. Included in this latest batch are the X2 and X3 Basic D&D adventures Castle Amber and Curse of Xanathon. After announcing at Gen Con 2012 that all previous Dungeons & Dragons products would be rereleased...

SR5 Graphic Design Blog: The Cover Is Everything

By now, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the cover of Shadowrun, Fifth Edition. If not, here it is: Today we’re going to talk a little about how it came to look like that. Near the end of July 2012, the core group of Shadowrun developers/authors/management met up in Seattle to talk about a new edition of the game. At that time we had a good idea of what was on the table as far as rules tweaks...

What it’s Like Behind the Screen for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire

Fantasy Flight Games has posted their latest preview for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire with a discussion about being the GM. “Since we’re a small operation, we don’t fall into the…uh…jurisdiction of the Empire.” –Lando Calrissian Characters – their histories, their motivations, their obligations, and their stories – are the heart of Star Wars®: Edge of the Empire™. The game’s...

[Raging Swan Press] The Sunken Pyramid Free Preview

For your downloading pleasure, the free version of The Sunken Pyramid is now available direct from Raging Swan Press or wherever you grab your gaming PDFs! Do you fancy a change of pace in your campaign? Need an adventure for 7th-level characters? Do you want to run a multi-level adventure, but don’t have the time to write your own? Raging Swan Press’s adventure format is designed specifically...

A Preview of Traitors in the Upcoming Only War Enemies of the Imperium

Fantasy Flight Games has posted a preview of how traitors are portrayed in the upcoming Only War supplement Enemies of the Imperium. Enemies of the Imperium, the upcoming supplement for Only War, takes a closer look at the myriad threats to the Imperium that must be rooted out and destroyed by the Imperial Guard. Throughout the Spinward Front, terrible foes like Ork Squiggoths, the Dark Eldar, and...

Preview the Singularity System from End Transmission Games

End Transmission Games has released a downloadable preview of their Singularity System. http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/115422/The-Singularity-System—FREE-PREVIEW! The Singularity System is a setting-neutral toolkit for science fiction roleplaying, adventure, and giant fighting robots in the far future. It takes a wide-open toolkitting approach to adding the content the user wants for their...

Beyond the Rim Adventure Module for Star Wars Announced

Fantasy Flight Games has announced the first full adventure module for Star Wars, Beyond the Rim, along with a preview. The Sa Nalaor is infamous for disappearing. Well, and the way it disappeared.” –Grinner, ex-smuggler and infochant Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the upcoming release of Beyond the Rim, the first full-length adventure for the Star Wars®: Edge of the Empire™ Roleplaying...

Spreading the Word of the Imperial Creed for Rogue Trader

Fantasy Flight Games has announced their next Rogue Trader supplement, Faith and Coin, and posted the first preview. “Those who dwell within the grace of the God-Emperor need never fear the dark. His grace and guidance shines a perpetual light upon them.” Nadine Aleynikov, disciple of St. Cognatius Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce Faith and Coin, the latest Rogue Trader supplement! It...

Shadowrun, Fifth Edition Preview #3 is Now Available

The third free preview of Shadowrun, Fifth Edition is now available! To review, the first preview had fiction and flavor text to help convey the look and feel of the game, while the second preview contained the Game Concepts chapter, giving the basic structure of the game. The third preview gets a little flavor and a little mechanics–it has the short story (written by Patrick Goodman, author...

A Sneak Peek at the FUGLI Zombie Apocalypse

Friz Games has released a downloadable preview of their upcoming Damned are the Living zombie apocalypse setting, powered by FUGLI. http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/115036/Damned-Are-The-Living-SNEAK-PEEK The zombie apocalypse has come, wiping out most of the human race.  The dead now walk the earth with an insatiable hunger for human flesh!  The characters are among the final few survivors,...

Pre-order your Limited Edition D&D Next Preview Mini-campaign

Wizards of the Coast has released an exclusive D&D Next preview mini-campaign product, via Gale Force 9, only available to those going to Gen Con. Pre-orders have now officially opened for Ghosts of Dragonspear Castle. This exclusive Gen Con 2013 D&D Next preview will only be available to Gen Con attendees—but don’t wait until the convention. When you pre-order your copy of Ghosts of Dragonspear...

Download the Beta Rules for Interface Zero 2.0 Hacking

Gun Metal Games has posted the Interface Zero 2.0 beta rules for their upcoming Hacking chapter in the new core setting guide. http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/114883/Interface-Zero-2.0-Hacking-Beta-test Interface Zero 2.0 is in development, and one of the things we have been working on revisions to is the Hacking chapter. This document shows you what we’ve done. It’s 17 pages(including...

Preview the Minions of Chaos in Black Crusade The Tome of Excess

Fantasy Flight Games is getting ready to release their latest Black Crusade sourcebook, The Tome of Excess, with a preview on chaotic minions. “I worship the gods, and by their favour, I am worshipped in turn.” –Havastien the Beautiful In February, we announced the upcoming release of The Tome of Excess, a sinfully indulgent supplement for Black Crusade. This powerful tribute to Slaanesh introduces...

SR5 Development – Magic: A Stitch Here, a Hem There

The latest development notes for Shadowrun 5th Edition. When we were planning the changes we were going to make in Shadowrun, Fifth Edition and we were thinking about what we wanted to do to magic, we decided that it did not need changes as extensive as the Matrix (see this post and this other post for info about those changes). The system essentially worked, and it was consistent with rules...

Preview Engine Publishing’s Upcoming Odyssey

Engine Publishing has posted a downloadable preview for their newest endeavor – Odyssey. Preorders for our next book, Odyssey: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Campaign Management, will be opening on June 3, and we want you to be able to check out the book before deciding whether to preorder. You can now download a free 9-page PDF preview of Odyssey that includes the cover, table of contents,...

Shadowrun, Fifth Edition Preview #2 is Now Available

Catalyst Game Labs continues their previews of the upcoming Shadowrun 5th Edition release with a new download. http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/114622/Shadowrun%2C-Fifth-Edition-Preview-%232 There are cracks in the world. They’re slender, dark, and often cold, but they are the only things that keep you hidden. Keep you alive. They are the shadows of the world, and they are where you live. Shadowrun,...