Cakebread & Walton’s Rolling Thunder #1 is Out Now!

Rolling Thunder is  brand new magazine, by the fans, for the fans, of Cakebread & Walton’s role-playing games. Issue #1 contains all new material for Abney Park’s Airship Pirates, Pirates & Dragons, Dark Streets, OneDice WW1, and OneDice Universal. What’s more, the PDF is completely FREE to download! There will be a POD version available soon – and the editor’s...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Pirates & Dragons (Renaissance)

Pirates & Dragons Pirates & Dragons is a complete pirate epic fantasy role-playing game, written by Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Pirates & Dragons here Purchase Pirates & Dragons here Find other Renaissance posts here Pirates & Dragons is the latest incarnation of the Renaissance system from Cakebread...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Dark Streets (Renaissance)

Dark Streets Dark Streets is a historical investigative horror RPG, powered by Renaissance, set in the Georgian era, written by Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Dark Streets here Purchase Dark Streets here Find other Dark Streets posts here Dark Streets is a setting guide for the Renaissance system, set in Georgian London with...

The Making of Pirates & Dragons, The RPG

The making of Pirates & Dragons, the RPG By Ken Walton & Peter Cakebread Back the Kickstarter here. In The Beginning We’ve always liked pirates. And dragons. When the idea popped into our heads to make a role-playing game called Pirates & Dragons, we were amazed no-one had beaten us to it. After all, since both are very fond of gold, the conflict inherent in the situation is obvious,...

Featured Product: Clockwork & Chivalry – Final Verdict (Part 5)

Clockwork & Chivalry Part 5: Final Verdict By Aaron T. Huss Welcome to the finale part 5 of the Featured Product series for Clockwork & Chivalry, published by Cakebread & Walton. Part 5, Final Verdict, is a wrap-up of the series and final thoughts on the system, setting, and publication. There are many different aspects of any tabletop role-playing game that one could love, hate, or something...

Featured Product: Clockwork & Chivalry – Game Balance (Part 4)

Clockwork & Chivalry Part 4: Game Balance By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about the Kingdom & Commonwealth campaign here Welcome to part 4 of the Featured Product series for Clockwork & Chivalry, published by Cakebread & Walton. Part 4, Game Balance, takes a look at actual game play and how the mechanics and setting are designed and balanced. GAME MECHANICS All tabletop role-playing...

Featured Product: Clockwork & Chivalry – Character Creation (Part 3)

Clockwork & Chivalry Part 3: Character Creation By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Renaissance Deluxe here Welcome to part 3 of the Featured Product series for Clockwork & Chivalry, published by Cakebread & Walton. Part 3, Character Creation, takes a look at the ins and outs of creating actual characters and how they’re designed. You can learn a lot about a new system or setting...

Featured Product: Clockwork & Chivalry – A Look Inside (Part 2)

Clockwork & Chivalry Part 2: A Look Inside By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Clockwork & Cthulhu here Welcome to part 2 of the Featured Product series for Clockwork & Chivalry, published by Cakebread & Walton. Part 2, A Look Inside, delves into the workings of the various books featured in this Featured Product series and how they’re constructed from an actual-use standpoint. PUBLICATION I’ve...

Featured Product: Clockwork & Chivalry – First Impressions (Part 1)

Clockwork & Chivalry Part 1: First Impressions By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Clockwork & Chivalry here Welcome to part 1 of the Featured Product series for Clockwork & Chivalry, published by Cakebread & Walton. Part 1, First Impressions, takes a look at the product series as a whole in both RuneQuest II and Renaissance incarnations. SYSTEM & SETTING Clockwork & Chivalry...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Ruined Empires (Airship Pirates)

Ruined Empires Ruined Empire is a neo-victorian steampunk adventure for Airship Pirates (powered by the Heresy Engine) written by Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Ruined Empires here Purchase Ruined Empires here Find other Airship Pirates products here Ruined Empires is a mission-style adventure for Airship Pirates. The player...

Revised Review: Cakebread & Walton – Clockwork & Chivalry

Clockwork & Chivalry (2nd Edition) Clockwork & Chivalry is an historical fantasy clockwork game (set during the English Civil War and powered by the Renaissance system) written by Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Clockwork & Chivalry here Purchase Clockwork & Chivalry here Find other Clockwork & Chivalry...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Renaissance Deluxe

Renaissance Deluxe Renaissance Deluxe is a black powder fantasy rules system written by Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Renaissance Deluxe here Purchase Renaissance Deluxe here Find other Renaissance products here Renaissance Deluxe is the extended version of the Renaissance SRD and is the latest addition to the d100 family...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Airship Pirates

Airship Pirates Airship Pirates is a complete steampunk role-playing game (powered by the Heresy Engine) written by Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Airship Pirates is a steampunk role-playing game, with elements of post-apocalyptic and time travel, based on the songs of the steampunk band Abney Park and the world created by their lead “Captain”...

A Word in Edgewise… with Peter Cakebread & Ken Walton

By Aaron T. Huss The following interview took place on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 via Skype. We are speaking to Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread of Cakebread & Walton about Clockwork & Chivalry and Airship Pirates. The individual speaking is noted by the prefix RPC for Roleplayers Chronicle (Aaron T. Huss), PC for Peter Cakebread or KW for Ken Walton. RPC: Welcome to another Roleplayers...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Divers & Sundry (Clockwork & Chivalry)

Clockwork & Chivalry: Divers & Sundry Divers & Sundry is a supplement for the English Civil War alternate history, fantasy clockwork setting Clockwork & Chivalry (powered by RuneQuest II) published by Cakebread & Walton and written by Peter Cakebread, Colin Chapmen, and Ken Walton. By Aaron T. Huss Divers & Sundry is the first sourcebook for Clockwork & Chivalry. It compiles...

Designer’s Diary: Cakebread & Walton – Airship Pirates

Airship Pirates Airship Pirates is a complete game powered by the Heresy Engine (compatible with Victoriana) and published by Cakebread & Walton. By Peter Cakebread Welcome to the fifteenth Designer’s Diary, a regular 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. Designer’s...

Designer’s Diary: Cakebread & Walton – Divers & Sundry (Clockwork & Chivalry)

Clockwork & Chivalry: Divers & Sundry Clockwork & Chivalry: Divers & Sundry is a sourcebook for the RuneQuest II setting Clockwork & Chivalry designed by Cakebread and Walton (with material from Colin Chapman) and published by Cubicle 7 Entertainment. By Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton Welcome to the fourth Designer’s Diary, a regular column where designers are given the opportunity...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Quintessence (Clockwork & Chivalry)

Banner coming soon! Clockwork & Chivalry: Quintessence Quintessence is a campaign module (Kingdom & Commonwealth Volume IV) for the English Civil War alternate history setting Clockwork & Chivalry (powered by RuneQuest II) published by Cakebread & Walton and written by Ken Walton and Peter Cakebread. By Aaron T. Huss Quintessence is the 4th module in the Kingdom & Commonwealth...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – No Man’s Land (Clockwork & Chivalry)

Product Name: No Man’s Land Publisher: Cakebread & Walton Author: Ken Walton, Peter Cakebread System: RuneQuest II Setting: Clockwork & Chivalry Series: Theme: Alternate History, English Civil War, Clockwork, Low Fantasy Type: Campaign (Kingdom & Commonwealth Volume III) Link: http://www.clockworkandchivalry.co.uk/ No Man’s Land is the third volume for the Kingom & Commonwealth...

Review: Cakebread & Walton – Thou Shalt Not Suffer (Clockwork & Chivalry)

Product Name: Thou Shalt Not Suffer Publisher: Cakebread & Walton Author: Ken Walton, Peter Cakebread System: RuneQuest II Setting: Clockwork & Chivalry Theme: English Civil War, Alternate History Type: Campaign (Kingdom & Commonwealth Volume II) Link: http://www.clockworkandchivalry.co.uk/ Thou Shalt Not Suffer is an investigative, sandbox-style adventure that continues the Kingdom &...