It feels like a spicy week, with plenty of news and a noticeable uptick in Kickstarter activity. Oh, and the powerhouse Marvel returning to roleplaying games.
Jackals is a bronze age fantasy, and it's a gritty high fantasy at that. It's sorcery and sandals in the style of the Epic of Gilgamesh, and it gets the thumbs up from this ancient one.
It's been a busy week, so sit back and treat yourself to a scroll through the headlines; sales, reviews, interviews and stats from the RPG-scene.
I'm impressed. Stargrave makes me wish I had a room with a decent-sized table in it. Those are dangerous thoughts.
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.
The award-winning designer of Frostgrave, Joseph McCullough, has teamed up with the illustration team at Brainbug Design and Osprey Games to release The Silver Bayonet: A Wargame of Napoleonic Gothic Horror.
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.
Routinely Itemised is a weekly RPG news round-up and this week Kickstarter's Zine Quest is a vast shape on the radar.
New RPG releases, news from creators and publishers along with reviews, interviews and a host of new Kickstarter activity. It's Geek Native's weekly round-up in Routinely Itemised!
The RPG by Brendan Davis and Jeremy Bai was released in PDF form this December on DriveThruRPG and costs $24.70.