The Game Publishers’ Guild launched yesterday in a strategic alliance to create industry awareness for members and determine a level of product quality for participating games companies. The founding members are; Arcanum Syndicate, publishers of Chaos 6010 A.D. and Pray for Dawn Cakebread and Walton, publishers of Abney Park’s Airship Pirates and OneDice Universal DramaScape, […]
Baby, It’s Cold Outside: A Review of Dramascape’s Ice Base Nivayohce
The nature of tabletop gaming means that sometimes you only need your imagination, and other times you need a map. For whatever reason, a simple description of where you are won’t cut the mustard, because that doesn’t tell you whether you can stealth round the back of the guard and catch him with your stub […]
Who’s leading the Ennies 2013 pack?
The nominations for the 2013 ENnies are out. These are a big set of awards in the roleplaying publishing world. Counting by hand, I reach 57 publishers nominated and that’s up from just shy of 40 from 2012. Paizo Publishing and Pelgrane Press lead the pack with 7 nominations each, with Cubicle 7 in third […]
Competition: The Great Indie RPG Giveaway
This competition is not being run by Geek Native. The great team at Roleplayers Chronicle have an absolute host of Indie RPG goodness to give away. There are five different packages to win. Just as WizKids are doing for their Pacific Rim HeroClix competition the Indie RPG Giveaway is using Rafflecopter. In this case; there’s […]
Fat Dragon and DramaScape bring tiles to print-on-demand
Here’s a good idea. These RPG gaming tiles from Fat Dragon Games are now available on print-on-demand but they print two-sided and are coated so you can write on them with dry-erase marker and then wipe clean. The covering also means you can use clear tape to stick the tiles together to ensure your dungeon […]
Should gamers pay extra for professional cartography?
Charles White is the co-founder and director of marketing at Fabled Environments. Fabled Environments is an Ennie Award nominated cartography studio with a speciality in modern floor plans and diagrams for RPGs. As we find in this interview with Charles, cyberpunk is about as far into the future as Fabled Environments will go. That’s an […]
The Great Indie RPG Giveaway 2012
The Roleplayers Chronicle are running a great giveaway competition. The great Indie RPG Giveaway of 2012 is a chance to win one of five huge bundles of RPG loot. The competition is designed to promote indie publishers of RPG titles. To enter and try to win one of the free bundles gamers are asked to […]