This week’s RPG news covers the latest D&D books, virtual tabletop deals, reviews and bundle deals.
World’s oldest tabletop RPG company, Flying Buffalo, to be sold
Flying Buffalo is being sold to an undisclosed backer. The news was revealed in a post on Trollbridge by current owner Steve Crompton.
Add the world’s second-oldest RPG to your collection on the cheap via the Bundle of Holding
Created by Ken St Andre, Tunnels & Trolls was inspired by D&D and came out shortly afterwards. It’s still going, and Ken is still active.
Routinely Itemised: RPGs #105
It’s the run-up to D&D Live 2021, and Wizards of the Coast find themselves in hot water. Renegade and Paradox have pushed turbo on Vampire: The Masquerade, and while Kickstarter activity is down in launches, it’s up in requests.
Trollish Delver cuts ties with Tunnels & Trolls in Ken St Andre protest
We must all stand against racism in all its forms and that involves being hostile to racists.
Routinely Itemised: RPGs #63
Another busy RPG news week, but don’t worry as Routinely Itemised as everything divided into quick to read bullet-point summary lists.
The Trollgod Father: An interview with Ken St Andre
An interview with Ken St Andre, designer of the world’ second oldest RPG, founder of Trollhalla and a very busy man.
RPG Publisher Spotlight: Trollhalla Press
Trollhalla Press’ founder, Ken St Andre, wrote the second traditional tabletop RPG. Tunnels & Trolls came out a year after D&D.
The Toughest Dungeon in the World
The original Toughest Dungeon was published back in 1980, not by Flying Buffalo, but by the (original) Judges Guild. The new version has been released by Trollhalla Press and is 48 pages long.
Tunnels & Trolls goes Deluxe with Kickstarter
Another RPG Kickstarter of note. This time it’s Tunnels & Trolls and this game really does have a strong claim to fame. It was the second RPG published in the States and it beat Dungeons & Dragons to print in the UK. It’s older than this blogger; as it was first published in 1975. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/994700393/deluxe-tunnels-and-trolls/ […]