The TTRPG uses the new Match System, which uses two sets of custom d6 (available as an official app) for fast-paced and fiction-first gameplay.
Francesco Nepitello’s The One Ring, one of the numerous licenced RPGs based on JRR Tolkien’s novels, has received great praise for its capture of Tolkien’s themes and atmosphere.
Bringing Assassin’s Creed to tabletop RPG is an exciting challenge with near endless potential. The video game’s highly original premise — combining modern-day reality with period adventures, offers such an incredible opportunity for us to bring players a variety of gameplay that is unprecedented in most RPGs.
Bringing The One Ring to life and making it feel like adventures in Middle-earth also needs an expert touch. The Loremaster, the game’s version of GM, needs to be good.
The board game powerhouse and Kickstarter boss CMON has bought the RPG studio behind the award-winning RPG Two Little Mice.
Routinely Itemised: RPGs is a regular RPG news summary which, this week, looks at D&D Beyond’s founder joining a new gaming start-up, virtual virtual tabletops, an utter mess over at Kickstarter and a solved mess with The Palace of the Vampire Queen.
If one way to judge whether a Kickstarted game has been a success is to look at the popularity of the next campaign, the crowdfunder for the first supplement, Lex Arcana is doing well.
Beowulf is designed for one GM and one player. Duet play. The game comes from a successful Kickstarter and already has free to download supporting materials.
On schedule, Free League Publishing launched the Kickstarter for the new look and second edition of The One Ring RPG.
The new edition, also created by Francesco Nepitello, offers streamlined rules and promises to “bring players further into the Twilight of the Third Age”.