Renegade Game Studios Partnership with Hasbro Grows with Addition of Acquire

Renegade to be new home of Sid Sackson’s classic Acquire San Diego, CA – Feb 2nd, 2023 – Renegade Game Studios and Hasbro, a global branded entertainment leader, expand their partnership to make Renegade the new home for Acquire, Sid Sackson’s classic game of big-city real estate. A partnership was first announced in October 2022, with the announcement that Renegade would be taking over...

Leyline Press Launches Horse Girl by Samuel Mui for Zinequest 2023

Leyline Press is proud to announce it is publishing Horse Girl a solo GM-less journaling game in which you will document your surgical and mental transformation into a horse. Created by Samuel Mui a tabletop roleplaying game designer from Malaysia who makes games about everyday people and extraordinary worlds.  Horse Girl is Inspired by such lovely films as: Tusk, The Human Centipede Trilogy, Boxing...

D&D: Channel Your Inner Rogue with Keys from the Golden Vault

Channel Your Inner Rogue with 13 Heist Adventures in Keys from the Golden Vault Get the Mission, Plan the Caper, and Make Sure Everyone Gets Out Alive with the Prize Renton, Wash., February 2, 2023 — D&D players are not strangers to impossible missions. A perilous heist requires careful strategizing followed by daredevil antics when something unexpected happens and the players’ plan goes...

MÖRK BORG: IKHON Coming February 28

Forged by the left hand of Nechrubel, bound in cured skin and soot-black wood, the ancient god-vessels known as IKHONs are detested by the Two-Headed Basilisks. Wielding their Powers, unfettering the Profane Profound shackled within is a serious heretical crime and whoever may carry these blackened shrines will be forever hunted by the inquisition. But perhaps it is worth it. Free League Publishing...

Shawn Tomkin’s Galaxy-Spanning RPG — Ironsworn: Starforged — Available now via the Modiphius Store and in Retail Shops

Publisher Modiphius Entertainment and tabletop RPG creator Shawn Tomkin today released to stores Ironsworn: Starforged, the epic sci-fi tabletop RPG. Previously only available from the original Kickstarter or as a digital download, Modiphius Entertainment brings the RPG to retail in a special Deluxe Edition hardcover version, along with a Reference Guide and Asset Decks that bring the experience to...

Review: Cubicle 7 Entertainment – Wrath & Glory

Wrath & Glory Wrath & Glory is a gothic sci-fi role-playing game, set in Warhammer 40k, written by Zak Dale-Clutterbuck, Chris Handley, Eleanor Hingley, Elaine Lithgow, TS Luikart, Dominic McDowall, Jonathan Woodhouse and Ross Watson and published by Cubicle 7 Entertainment. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Wrath and Glory here Purchase Wrath and Glory here (paid link) Find other Warhammer...

Explore the Politics of Dune in Modiphius’ Upcoming Houses of the Landsraad Supplement

Modiphius Entertainment today unveiled pre-orders for the latest product in their best-selling Dune: Adventures in the Imperium line — The Great Game: Houses of the Landsraad campaign supplement. This newest expansion for the top-selling 2d20 tabletop role-playing game introduces players and Game Masters to the Landsraad council and some of the mightiest Houses in the Imperium. The 128-page Houses...

Review: Wizards of the Coast – Warriors of Krynn

Warriors of Krynn Warriors of Krynn is an epic fantasy wargame set in the Dungeons & Dragons campaign lands of Dragonlance, designed by Rob Daviau and Stephen Baker and published by Wizards of the Coast. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Warriors of Krynn here Purchase Warriors of Krynn here (paid link) Find other Dragonlance posts here Warriors of Krynn is a cooperative mass battle game powered...

Free League Develops Two New Open Game Licenses

Free League Publishing today announced the development of two new Open Game Licenses (OGL). One is a rework of the Year Zero Engine OGL, the other a new license specifically designed for third-party modules for the upcoming Dragonbane fantasy RPG. The work on these new licenses was initiated last year, but was intensified after the news regarding the update of Wizards of the Coasts’ OGL v1.0,...

Dicetale Games to Release Free Primer Books and Open Game License

In an unprecedented move, upstart tabletop roleplaying game company Dicetale Games will be releasing not one, but two (that’s TWO!) 250-page Primer books for its upcoming roleplaying game Blood and Doom. Not content with just releasing a typical 25- to 50-page Quickstart, the company originally announced it would make a 150-page Quickstart available for free, before Kickstarting its dark fantasy...

Atlas Games & ORC License from Paizo

You’ve probably heard about the Open Game License controversy. In brief, after 23 years of consensus over what the OGL is and how it works, Wizards of the Coast appears to have planned to revoke and replace it with something else (an “OGL1.1”) going forward. Linda Codega at i09/Gizmodo broke the news, and they have been staying abreast of the story as it develops.   As we wrote...

PAIZO ANNOUNCES SYSTEM-NEUTRAL OPEN RPG LICENSE

Industry-leading Independent Publishers Seek Return to Open Gaming [REDMOND, WA, January 12, 2023]­­– In response to rumors that an upcoming revision of the Open Gaming License (OGL) by Wizards of the Coast would “de-authorize” this keystone of the modern tabletop roleplaying industry, Paizo has begun work on a new open, perpetual, and irrevocable Open RPG Creative License (ORC). Since 2000,...

Be the Bane of Dragons this Weekend with the Dragonbane TTRPG Quick Start!

Starbucks isn’t the only place to get a cup of coffee. Sure, they’re on every corner, and the name might instantly come to mind when you think “coffee,” but there are other options. Perhaps a smaller, “small press” coffee house could offer you something new… Sorry, I just had to get that off my chest. Now, on to my pitch to you, which surely has no parallels to the paragraph above. Scandinavia’s...

Modiphius Invites Creators to Launch Their Own Gaming Worlds with the 2d20 World Builders Community Content Program on DriveThruRPG

Today Modiphius Entertainment announces the release of the 2d20 World Builders Community Content Program on DriveThruRPG, following its unveiling last year. It’s time to get your creative caps on! The Modiphius Entertainment 2d20 World Builders Program allows creators from all over the world to design their own roleplaying games, supplements, characters, and more using their popular 2d20 system....

Wayne Reynolds RPG Saints Sketchbook

Artist Wayne Reynolds partners with Handiwork Games to make RPG Saints Sketchbook Fans of renowned fantasy artist Wayne Reynolds will have followed his year long project to draw Christian saints in the style of RPG characters. Wayne has been regularly sharing his beautiful drawings on social media, and they’re a regular feature of his social media presence. These drawings are now to be collected...

Creators Respond to WotC’s Restrictive OGL With Open Letter

What is #OpenDnD? An open letter on the Open Gaming License, to Wizards of the Coast: What is the Open Gaming License? The Open Gaming License (OGL) is a legal framework that allows creators to use the rules and ideas of roleplaying games in their own works. Initially released in 2000 by Wizards of the Coast, it has become a pillar of the tabletop gaming industry, fueling the popularity and accessibility...

Review: Renegade Games – Shadows & Shrouds (Vampire The Masquerade: Rivals)

Shadows & Shrouds Shadows & Shrouds is an expansion for the Vampire The Masquerade: Rivals expandable card game, developed by Matt Hyra and published by Renegade Games. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Shadows & Shrouds here Purchase Shadows & Shrouds here (paid link) Find other Vampire The Masquerade Rivals posts here Shadows & Shrouds is the third expansion for Vampire The...

Review: Free League Publishing – Loremaster’s Screen & Rivendell Compendium (The One Ring)

Loremaster’s Screen & Rivendell Compendium Loremaster’s Screen & Rivendell Compendium is an accessory and supplement for The One Ring, written by Francesco Nepitello, Jacob Rodgers, Marco Maggi, and Michele Garbuggio and published by Free League Publishing. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Loremaster’s Screen & Rivendell Compendium here Purchase Loremaster’s...

Review: Free League Publishing – CY_BORG

CY_BORG CY_BORG is a dystopian cyberpunk role-playing game, written by Christian Sahlen and published by Free League Publishing. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about CY_BORG here Purchase CY_BORG here (paid link) Find other CY_BORG posts here CY_BORG is a dystopian cyberpunk game built on the chaotic mechanics that form MÖRK BORG (although it’s a standalone and doesn’t require MÖRK BORG...

Review: Renegade Games – Transformers Roleplaying Game (Essence20)

Transformers Roleplaying Game Transformers Roleplaying Game is a modern cinematic action roleplaying game set in the Transformers universe, written by Ryan Costello, Gabriel Hicks, JF Sambrano, Bryan C.P. Steele, Elisa Teague, and Eddy Webb and published by Renegade Games. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Transformers Roleplaying Game here Purchase Transformers Roleplaying Game here (paid link) Find...
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