Checker BPG Floods The World With Superheroes

​CHECKER BPG FLOODS THE WORLD WITH SUPERHEROES (June 19th, 2017) Checker Book Publishing Group has released 70 new images from a projected total of 700 images to appear in the new edition of fan favorite rpg, Superhero 2044. Superhero 2044 was the first comic book themed role playing game at the dawn of the role-playing industry and the artists that Checkerbook is bringing to the table are impressive....

Checker BPG Announces Acquistion Of Superhero 2044 Rights

Checker Book Publishing Group has announced that it has purchased the publishing rights to the classic super hero themed role playing game Superhero 2044 from Gamescience Publishing. Superhero 2044 was the first commercially available superhero-themed role playing game at the dawn of the industry appearing in 1977 shortly after the explosive launch of early games like Dungeons and Dragons and Runequest....

Be a Superhero in VR starting Feb 3 with First Impact: Rise of a Hero

First Impact: Rise of a Hero is the first VR game where players can assume the role of a superhero, complete with a myriad of powers that would make even Superman blush. I’m pleased to announced that the game will be launching shortly, available to players on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PC starting February 3, 2017. First Impact: Rise of a Hero (First Impact for short) is a first-person, Action-RPG...

Strange Arcana Kickstarter Launches!

The Strange Arcana: The Stars are Right Kickstarter project from Sigil Entertainment Group is now live—horribly alive, slithering from a darkness made of cold doom rather than simple shadow! This is your chance to get your own copy of a dangerous book. Between its covers is a mind-bending collection of eldritch horror stories in a weird, dangerous universe, where superheroes face powerful ancient...

ORIGINAL 1979 EDITION OF VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES ON SALE NOW FROM MONKEY HOUSE GAMES

THE LEGENDARY ORIGINAL VERSION OF “VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES”™ ON SALE NOW FROM MONKEY HOUSE GAMES!    After being out of print for 34 years, MONKEY HOUSE GAMES™ is proud to re-present a unique artifact from the early days of paper RPGs- the original 1979 version of JEFF DEE and JACK HERMAN’s classic superhero roleplaying game “VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES” ™.   “This is the original...

Catalyst Game Labs May And June Street Dates

The following products have a Street Date of MAY 25th, 2016: BattleTech Combat Manual: Mercenaries ($34.99)Some soldiers fight for king and country, some for honor and glory, others for liberty or loved ones. We’ll fight for that too, whatever your cause, as long as the check clears. For over forty centuries, mercenaries have plied their trade and been instrumental in toppling empires or holding...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Transcendent’s Edge (Valiant Universe RPG)

Transcendent’s Edge Transcendent’s Edge is a superheroic supplement for the Valiant Universe Roleplaying Game, written by Randall N. Bills, Aaron Cahall, Joel Bancroft-Connors, Kevin Killiany, Philip A. Lee, and Craig Reed and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Purchase Transcendent’s Edge here Find other Valiant Universe RPG posts here Transcendent’s Edge...

Guest Article: Blackfall Press – Rogues Gallery (Cold Steel Wardens)

Cold Steel Wardens: Rogues Gallery By: A.P. Klosky I’m an unabashed comic book fan. Even as I was in grade school, I spent my free time reading through my uncle’s collection of Worlds’ Finest, Justice League of America, Spider-Man, and Fantastic-Four. In a strange twist of fate, though, the first comic I ever read was Justice League of America, Vol. 1, #65…the issue in which time-travelling...

Cryptozoic Entertainment Releases DC Comics™ Deck Building Game: Crisis Expansion Pack 3

On shelf March 2, Follows Successful Sales of Crisis Packs 1 & 2 Lake Forest, CA – February 29, 2016  – Cryptozoic Entertainment (cryptozoic.com), in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, announces the release of the DC Comics™ Deck Building Game: Crisis Expansion Pack 3. After successful releases in this product line, including standalone versions...

Blackfall Press Announces Kickstarter Drive for Cold Steel Wardens: Rogues Gallery

Drive to run from March 15th to April 18th, 2016 [Englewood, OH] — Today via the Blackfall Press webpage, designer A.P. Klosky announced the impending arrival of a Kickstarter drive to finance production of Cold Steel Wardens: Rogues Gallery, the second book in the Cold Steel Wardens game line.  The drive will begin on March 15th and run through April 18th, with Klosky running demos of Cold...

AMP: Year Three Continues the Story on Kickstarter

Third Eye Games is back on Kickstarter with AMP: Year Three, the next stage of evolution in the modern supers RPG. This game continues the story begun in AMP: Year One; people with accelerated mutant potential have been discovered and humankind hasn’t responded well. This year it’s an all-out war between SAPs, normal humans, and AMPs. AMP: Year One quietly introduced supers to the world. In AMP:...

Nutaku.com Launches Popular RPG, Hero Zero

Montreal – Dec 16th, 2015 – Nutaku.com, an online gaming portal featuring premium web-based games, announced today the North American launch of Hero Zero, a free-to-play superhero browser game. Hero Zero already has over 22 million registered players worldwide and is available to play now at: Hero Zero Link In Hero Zero, you’re just an average joe with a big ambition: become the...

AMP: Year Two PDFs Now Available

The year of fear has begun. In 2015, people with Accelerated Mutant Potential (AMPs) began emerging from every corner of the world. As their presence becomes more widely known, the realization that super-powered people can be dangerous has begun to sink in. Now it’s 2016 and the decisions we must make in light of these new truths are going to be harder than ever. AMP: Year Two continues the story...

AMP Adventures Collection Available Now

Now available in PDF, AMP Adventures packs seven scenarios for AMP: Year One into one convenient collection. Discover the secrets and excitement waiting for you in Third Eye Games’ modern Supers RPG. Every adventure highlights various aspects of the game’s rich setting and unique mechanics, including new uses for several of the game’s awesome powers system. Each standalone adventure is available...

Third Eye Games Releases the White Knight for AMP: Year One

It’s All Souls Night and AMPs everywhere are out en masse. As the only night of the year they can be themselves without standing out, it’s a great time to relax and feel normal. Unfortunately someone has more sinister plans. When the characters get caught between two feuding AMPs who each possess power over the dead, they’re faced with some tough decisions. Their actions will decide the fate...

AMP: Year Two Kickstarter Continues the Modern Supers RPG into 2016

Last year, AMP: Year One made tidal waves in the RPG community with its unique take on modern superhero gaming. After raising 250% of its funding goal on Kickstarter, it launched just in time for Summer convention season to outstanding reviews. The game was nominated for several Best of 2014 awards, but like any good action star it didn’t sit around waiting for things to happen. Enter AMP: Year Two,...

Evolution of Apex, a New Adventure for AMP: Year One, is Now Available

“A severely mutating AMP has gone missing from her medical facility. The AMPs must track her down and make the ultimate decision: what is Apex’s fate? In this exciting new AMP: Year One adventure by Bill Bodden, you’ll discover the mystery behind Apex’s disappearance and be faced with tough decisions about what to do when the truth is revealed. Evolution of Apex is an 18-page adventure...

Cryptozoic Entertainment Announces DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Forever Evil

Lake Forest, CA (September 30, 2014) — Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the well-known developer of original and licensed games and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announce the third installment of the successful DC Comics Deck-building game franchise, Forever Evil. Fans can play the game as the most infamous Super-Villains in the DC Comics universe. This highly anticipated...

A Word in Edgewise… with Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games

with Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games By Aaron T. Huss Roleplayers Chronicle touches base with Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games as part of his AMP: Year One promotional week. This interview wraps-up our three part series consisting of a review, designer’s diary, and interview all regarding the first book of the new AMP series, powered by DGS-Combo. Today, Editor-in-Chief Aaron T. Huss, depicted...

Designer’s Diary: Third Eye Games – Year One (AMP)

AMP: Year One AMP: Year One is a complete RPG published by Third Eye Games. By Eloy Lasanta Learn more about AMP: Year One here Purchase the AMP: Year One here Welcome to the latest Designer’s Diary, a column where designers are given the opportunity to take readers on an in-depth ride through the design and development process of their system, setting, or product. If you’d like to share your...