Two for one as Darkraven Soundscapes crosses funding line


Darkraven Games‘s Cthulhu Fantasy and Horror music soundscape bundle asked for $12,000 in Kickstarter backing. They’ve crossed that line today and have over a week for any stretch goals. There’s loads of music samples on their Kickstarter page so it’s worth checking out if you’re tempted. [Back this Campaign] Pledge levels with rewards start as […]

Mouse Guard RPG second edition announced


BOOM! Studios and Archaia Entertainment have announced a new edition of the Mouse Guard RPG. The second edition is due out in April and will include both a hardcover rulebook and a box set edition. The Origins Award-winning game is based on the all ages anthropomorphic comic series drawn by David Petersen. The RPG is […]

From the Inkwell: Sleeper – Background Design Principles

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Sleeper: Orphans of the Cold War is a Kickstarter project from Death Spiral Games. Geek Native covered the launch, saying the campaign shows promise and since then the number of backers has increased threefold. There’s 15 days on the clock and just £150 to go. This campaign will fund. [Back this Campaign] Geek Native reached […]

Shiny shiny Critical Hit dice!


[I need these!] These three dice flash in a shiny shiny way. Wait for it… they only light up when you roll a critical hit! There’s three dice in the set; a d10, d12 and d20. In terms of size we’re looking at 1.8″, 1.4″ and 1.7″ in diameter. Think Geek, who have an exclusive […]

Syrinscape’s open call for SoundSet Creator beta testers


The Sydney based sound system for tabletop games, Syrinscape, is on a roll. They already offer officially licensed Pathfinder RPG SoundPacks and now look to grow their audience further with the new Syrinscape SoundSet Creator. Syrinscape’s new app lets gamers have movie-style custom sounds, music and events for their RPGs. Today’s open call for beta-testers […]

Ultimum RPG returns


Geek Native has been tracking Ultimum for a while. The art was so good we pushed for a sneak peak inside the book and then followed the first Kickstarter. That project was cancelled. This is the return of the ambitious game. You can read more about it on Kickstarter. [Back this Project] The campaign has […]

From the Inkwell: Tech vs Magic – The Balance of Power

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John W. Salvage runs Valhalla Productions, created the game Murder Made Marry, designed the Valhalla Adventure Game and writes fiction. In this From the Inkwell article John shares his thoughts on the tricky issue of getting the balance of power right between technology and magic. This is a struggle many game designers and GMs have […]