Introducing KAPOW! A Fast and Furious Buildable Dice Superhero Game!

Introducing KAPOW! A Fast and Furious Buildable Dice Superhero Game Today, we are thrilled to announce at the Essen Spiel game fair that White Wizard Games has signed KAPOW!, a superhero game with buildable dice!   White Wizard Games will now sell and distribute KAPOW! worldwide. We will be launching KAPOW! as a White Wizard...

Cryptozoic and Warner Bros. Consumer Products Announce Release of DC Deck-Building Game: Rebirth

Cryptozoic and Warner Bros. Consumer Products Announce Release of DC Deck-Building Game: Rebirth Newest Entry in Popular DC Deck-Building Series Breaks Fresh Ground with Campaign Scenarios, Character Progressions, Movement, and Other Innovations Lake Forest, CA – July 22, 2019 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of tabletop games, trading cards, and physical and digital collectibles,...

CAPERS RPG Live on Kickstarter

This just in from NerdBurger Games… Heads up, Macs and Janes. The CAPERS Kickstarter is live! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1582756696/capers-rpg?ref=27ohw8 It’s the 1920s Prohibition Era in the United States. Alcohol is illegal. Organized crime grows at an unprecedented rate as gangsters get rich selling hooch to a thirsty populace. You are one of those gangsters…and you have superpowers! In...

VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES 3.0 MIGHTY PROTECTORS HARDCOVER AND SOFTCOVER RELEASE DATE OCTOBER 13

VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES® 3.0 MIGHTY PROTECTORS® HARDCOVER & SOFTCOVER RELEASE DATE: 10/13/2017   MONKEY HOUSE GAMES™ will release the hardcover and softcover editions of the VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES® 3.0 – MIGHTY PROTECTORS® superhero role-playing game created by JEFF DEE and JACK HERMAN on Friday, October 13th, 2017.   “With all of the hardcopy orders of V&V® 3.0 –...

Superhero: 2044 RPG Kickstarter Launches – Including Unique Miniatures

(August 21, 2017) Checker Book Publishing Group’s highly anticipated Kickstarter is now live to promote the relaunch of fan favorite role-playing game, Superhero: 2044. Steven Perrin (Runequest) and Wayne Shaw (Champions) have been brought on board to create an all new upgraded version of the game that is accessible to everyone. The new version includes characters of every race, creed, gender, religion,...

Lightning Strikes Twice!

Lightning Does Strike Twice Legendary Game Designer Wayne Shaw Comes To Superhero 2044   (July 24, 2017) Checker Book Publishing Group announced today that game designer Wayne Shaw has been brought in to help develop the latest edition of Superhero 2044. Wayne Shaw’s work modifying the first edition of Superhero 2044 helped create the role playing game classic system, Champions.   Publisher Mark...

SUPER HERO DIVERSITY ALIVE AND WELL IN NEW ROLE PLAYING GAME SUPERHERO 2044

(June 29th, 2017) Checker Book Publishing Group announced today that with all of the recent controversy surrounding diverse super hero universes one group of diverse heroes has found a home. Contrary to large comic book publishing conglomerates stating ‘diversity is dead’ a new role playing game based on superheroes has seen positive reviews upon play testing  characters with diverse...

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...

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...

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...

Review: Third Eye Games – Year One (AMP)

Year One Year One is a core rulebook for the AMP roleplaying game, written by Eloy Lasanta and published by Third Eye Games. By Cape Rust Learn more about AMP here Purchase AMP: Year One here Find other AMP posts here AMP stands for people with Accelerated Mutant Potential. The year is 2015 and there is an emerging group of people exhibiting strange powers. These powers stem from experimentation...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Valiant Universe: The Roleplaying Game

Valiant Universe: The Roleplaying Game Valiant Universe: The Roleplaying Game is a complete superhero role-playing game set in the Valiant comic book universe, written by Randall N. Bills, Joel Bancroft-Connors, Aaron Cahall, Ken’ Horner, Kevin Killiany, Philip A. Lee, Craig Reed, and Geoff Swift and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Valiant Universe: The Roleplaying...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Valiant Universe RPG

Valiant Universe RPG Valiant Universe RPG is a superhero role-playing game, based in the Valiant comic universe, written by Randall N. Bills and Phillip A. Lee and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Valiant Universe RPG here Purchase Valiant Universe RPG here Find other Valiant Universe RPG products here Valiant Universe RPG is the latest entry of comic books made...

Catalyst Announces Valiant Universe RPG Digital Initiative

In concert with award-winning comic book publisher Valiant Entertainment, Catalyst Game Labs is proud to announce the Valiant Universe RPG Digital Initiative—an all-new, digital-first gaming rollout presenting a red-hot array of select characters and scenarios from the upcoming Valiant Universe RPG before Valiant’s first long-awaited tabletop game goes live on July 5th! With several releases...