Wizards of the Coast are taking back control of D&D in some countries after settling a legal row. Luke Crane’s The Burning Wheel is Roll20’s quickest growing system, and the inhospitable setting round table is coming. It’s an RPG news summary from Geek Native.
When you have a small number of players who want to tell a slightly bigger story or a small group but lots of ideas, you can create a situation where people play more than one character.
Routinely Itemised is a weekly roundup of RPG news from Wizards of the Coast, Chaosium, Cubicle 7, R. Talsorian Games, PEG, Paizo and the industry.
In this column, we quickly summarise news and discoveries from the RPG industry. If it hit the radar this week, then it has a chance of making this bullet-point collection of headlines.
Welcome to back Genre Police, a series of articles where I take a look at a genre or sub-genre, how it has been handled in gaming and how we can implement that in our games. Today, we are going to round up our fantasy sub-genres for now with the most venerable tradition of all – […]
In the wonderful world of tabletop role-playing games, there are two separate yet equally-important schools of thought: the “old-school” style of play perpetrated from classic editions of Dungeons & Dragons through the 80s, and the “new-school” style of play coming from the rising indie RPG movement of the late 90s through now. How to Game Master Like a […]
Saturday April the 5th is International Tabletop Day. Names like Atlas Games, Stronghold Games, Asmodee, Days of Wonder, Mayfair, AEG, Ravensburger, Japanime Games, Looney Labs and Steve Jackson Games are teaming up with Geek & Sundry for the big event. Another name of note is DriveThru RPG who are holding a huge sale. This isn’t […]
It’s a brand new year. As D&D turns 40 this year perhaps you’re in the mood for a new game… that is also a classic game? There’s some good news for you this week as DriveThruRPG are running a 50% sale in the theme of “New Year, New Game”. In the sale is Goodman Games’ […]
Are you an OSR fan? The old school renaissance or perhaps the old school retro-clones? DriveThru RPG have compiled the 12 best selling old school rules titles in their collection. Not only can you check out the collection here you can bag yourself 15% off the top 12 with this coupon code. Use; OSRF711F2 That […]
Industry watchers ICv2 have released their count of the top five selling roleplaying games this summer. Tallies will always differ but ICv2 run interviews with manufacturers, distributors and retailers. The top five are; Pathfinder (Paizo Publishing) Dungeons & Dragons (Wizards of the Coast) Dark Heresy/Rogue Trader/Deathwatch (Fantasy Flight Games) Dragon Age (Green Ronin Publishing) Dungeon […]