Routinely Itemised is a weekly RPG news round-up and this week Kickstarter's Zine Quest is a vast shape on the radar.
As the year comes to a close, DriveThruRPG and Geek Native have been looking back at RPGs published this year and which sold well.
The weird west is cowboys with supernatural horror. So, for Blood Drive imagine a posse of drovers with their Texas Longhorns trying to push through the swollen streams of Colorado, up through the dangerous mountain passes of New Mexico, and somehow through the haunted prairies of Wyoming.
In the RPG news this week we've big news from Pinnacle and Savage Worlds, we discover which project Wizards of the Coast are working on for D&D that will take years and a look at the latest reviews, releases and interviews.
The Weird West Map shows the state of the American union during the era of Deadlands: the Weird West.
The weird west Deadlands adventure Blood on the Range is also included. Created by Shane Lacy Hensley, the free adventure is part of The Horror at Headstone Hill campaign.
Another busy RPG news week, but don't worry as Routinely Itemised as everything divided into quick to read bullet-point summary lists.
Deadlands: Lost Colony takes humanity to the mining colonies of deep space or hostile planet of Banshee after the collapse of the galactic wormhole that leads back to Earth.
The weird west mixes the supernatural, occult and horror with the harsh reality of the Western genre.
A growing number of RPG publishers are doing this, and I think it makes sense.