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This page was added in 2020 and backdated by one month.
- RPG Publisher Spotlight: Sixel Publishing – Original article said that Sixel Publishing was set up after the pandemic; it was before.
- Siberian spiked armour – Snopes notes this claim is “Unproven”, and so the article has been updated accordingly.
- $15 million for Brandon Sanderson’s “lies” – The top tier was listed at $5,000 on the blog post; is now $500.
- Sci-Fi Toolkits: Early bird deals for Roll & Play Press latest crowdfunded project – Fixed an £8/£18 typo and added clarity to the £35 tier.
- TSR sue Wizards of the Coast and want your money to pay the lawyers – The original article’s final paragraph included the phrase “having lost Stephen Dinehart and Giantlands who quit the project” and now reads “having lost Stephen Dinehart and Giantlands who exited the project”. The change was made due to a request from TSR, who stated Dinehart was released from his publishing contract.
- Carbon 2185 publisher promises action after Dragonmeet abuse allegations – updated with information from Dragonmeet to confirm they’ve been working with Dragon Turtle Games and were not made aware of the incident until after the event.
- Hasbro approve the release of the Essence 20 RPG system – The original article said “Hasbro released” rather than “Hasbro approve”.
- Audio EXP: #106 – The pressure on D&D, Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro – In this podcast, I share the inference that Magnetic Press Play’s licensed D6 System conversions and supplements will include Call of Cthulhu. While MPP is believed to be working on CoC, Geek Native now understands that that project is not one of the D6 System conversions.
- Gold-plated mythos models among the rewards for Cthulhu Rises – A reference to a third-party brand not involved with this campaign was removed from this article on request.
- The Rubik’s Cube inventor is 77 today, and here’s a 768 Cube birthday card – The original article incorrectly said it was the Cube’s 77th birthday. It’s not. The Cube turns 41 later this year.
- On track? Call of Cthulhu Classic on the way to be the first $1m Cthulhu RPG – Updated to include the $561,835 Call of Cthulhu 7e campaign.
- The new TSR Games clarify position as key names appeared to distance themselves – In an update to ongoing story, TSR Games is distancing themselves from E. Gary Gygax Jr.
- Amazon’s The Tomorrow War YouTube trailer targeted by clickjacking hackers – Updated to include the copy-paste hypothesis.
- D&D movie synopsis discovered in legal documents – Developments in this story bring the synopsis’ accuracy into dispute.
- Roll20 to increase prices, offering a 2-year lock-in before they do – An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that the price rise was from $5.99 to $10.99, nearly double.
- Geek Native Patron gift: Beowulf RPG merch! – An earlier version of this post linked the pin-badge to the limited dice. In fact, this pin-badge isn’t possible to buy at all. It’s the one shown and not for retail.
- Shadow of Mogg – A Post Brexit RPG comes with rules for group anxiety – Updated to include Manic Productions links.
- Where horror writes itself: Backwater – Southern Gothic Horror – Backwater will offer the hardback as an add-on.
- Post-apocalyptic fantasy Out of Ashes rises on Kickstarter – Jon Hodgson’s role at Cubicle 7 corrected from art director to creative director.
- For the third year in a row, Dune is one of the most anticipated RPG of the year – Article originally said Dune had the top slot for 3 years; whereas it’s 2 years and a 6th place. Level Up will be a standalone RPG.
- Heroes of the Cypher System races to $100,000 as Monte Cook Games flies into superheroes – Claim the Sky was incorrectly stated as a 448-page book; it should be 224-pages.
- Family RPG adventures with WanderSquares – The Underwood Tunnels – Updated to show new shipping (adding Canada, UK and EU) for the Kickstarter.
- The HeroQuest RPG rebrands as QuestWorlds – Updated to include a summary of Michael O’Brien’s HeroQuest interview.
- Avalon Hill wants $1,000,000 to make a new HeroQuest – updated to include Chaosium’s trademark transfer.
- Strata Miniatures’ competition reveals Wave 2 of combat wheelchair minis – prize details corrected.
- RPG Publisher Spotlight: Trollhalla Press – Article previously said “Rick Loomis … purchased the rights to Tunnels & Trolls” and now uses the phrase “handshake partnership, securing permission to publish T&T material”.
- ICv2’s latest best-selling RPG chart is full of mysteries – Updated to point out that many classic Cyberpunk 2020 books are still in print and may be contributing to the sales totals.
- Is there HeroQuest board game relaunch coming? – Added confirmation from Chaosium that Questworlds is the name of the SRD; not the game.
- Old D&D products carry a new disclaimer on the DMs Guild – Updated to include Wizards of the Coast’s social media statement explaining the change.
- ENnies 2020 nominee will refuse any awards until organisers address 2017 controversy – Received information from the ENnies to point out leadership and policy changes since 2017 and that entry to the awards are voluntary
- Free to Download: Castles & Crusades Players Handbook 7th printing – article originally said 7th edition, when it should have been 7th printing.
- Free samples of Fantastic Lairs spurs Kickstarter campaign on – The “Half-Dragon Knight” was incorrectly called a “Dragonborn Knight”.
- 20% off as Dungeon Masters Guild and Storytellers Vault Play It Forward – Updated to clarify only downloads 30 days old get 20% off.
- The new Free RPG Day team announce their 2020 partners – This article has been updated because Free RPG Day was given a new post-COVID date.
- Crunchyroll releases Winter 2020 stats; Black Clover dominates – headline briefly said 2019, not 2020.
- UK Games Expo delayed because of Covid-19 – Tabletop Scotland will reschedule to avoid the clash.
- Free to Download: R. Talsorian Games makes Teenagers from Outerspace free for a while – Post initially said the game came out in 97, but that was for the third edition, Teenagers from Outerspace first edition dates to 1987.
- Red Thread of Fate, the tabletop game about lovers, finally launches on Kickstarter – Chaosium has cancelled the Kickstarter, citing Covid-19.
- Adventures in Dugatai: The Mystic East 5e adventure shuttered at birth – Jetpack 7 has confirmed the project has definitely been cancelled.
- Goodman Games avoids Judges Guild payments; donates to charity – Fixed a typo in the first paragraph ‘espousing’ replacing the incorrect ‘exposing’.
- RPG publishers cut ties with the Judges Guild Game Company after bigotry expose – An update to this post merges two sentences to make it clear that Frog God Games have had nothing to do with the Overlord Kickstarter except provide some rescue funds.
- Hunters Kickstart the Altered Carbon RPG – Hunters confirmed they meant ‘hardback’ when they said ‘hardcopy’.
- Beasts and Barbarians return to the Bundle of Holding – The original article incorrectly stated Humble Bundle, instead of the Bundle of Holding.
- Do these dice say 100 or 10? – The “Singles Before Tens” table was updated with the right example.
- D&D leak: Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount with Matthew Mercer – Updated with the cover illustration for the book, which ‘leaked’ via a Barnes & Noble page.
- The incredible gold value of a silk caravan in D&D – Updated to reflect expert advice; a yard of silk is not always 36 x 36. This brings the value of the caravan down.
- Free Content Friday: Hunters Entertainment ramps up the free RPG giveaways – Corrected: Free Content Friday is not every Friday; it’s the first Friday of the month.
- DriveThruRPG’s best selling RPGs of the decade – Added ‘DriveThruRPG’ to the title.
- D&D character sheets for players with dyslexia – Updated to keep track with the changes made to the character sheets by the original designers.
- Wind Rose: Diggy Diggy Hole – Updated to show that Wind Rose’s version of Diggy Diggy Hole is a cover.
- The other best selling fantasy RPGs of 2019 – We discovered the data DriveThruRPG had provided was for products published in 2019 only. The post was updated accordingly, and the change highlighted.
- The best selling sci-fi RPGs of 2019 – We discovered the data DriveThruRPG had provided was for products published in 2019 only. The post was updated accordingly, and the change highlighted.