Today is Free RPG Day. RPG publishers around the world are putting out special offers in order to persuade gamers to try something different. It’s a great idea to boost the hobby. If you want quick access to a lot of them check out this landing page.
Hottest free RPGs
At the time of posting nine of the top 10 most popular RPGs in the Free ROG Day sale at DTRPG are ‘pay what you want’. That means you might actually want to pay for the game if you think it’ll be good but the top game Stars Without Number is a true free edition.
The top 10 are;
- Stars without Number
- Conspiracist: The Game THEY Don’t Want You to Play
- Four Panels
- Tenqendria: Fantastical Roleplaying
- White Star: White Box Science Fiction Roleplaying
- Cepheus Engine Sytems Reference Document
- Beyond the Wall: Heroes Young and Old
- Maze Rats
- Alternity Science Fiction RPG – Beta Test Edition
- Wired Neon Cities: Minimalist Cyberpunk Roleplaying
The growth of free RPGs
Over the years Geek Native has been tracking the number of free RPGs at DriveThruRPG. The growth has been impressive.
2017 – 8,823 free RPGs on DriveThru RPG
2016 – 5,579 free RPGs on DriveThru RPG
2015 – 4,578 free RPGs on DriveThru RPG
2014 – 3,679 free RPGs on DriveThru RPG