Geek Native’s Routinely Itemised is a weekly newsletter that summarises the latest news and developments in the tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) industry.
Rogue Trader is an RPG set in the Warhammer 40K universe. Players are a Rogue Trader and crew, people who take the risk of dangerous space trade through routes others will not accept or should not take.
I have a soft spot for continuity and the clever business of interlinking events in one adventure with those in another. From the perspective of running a game, there is greater satisfaction to be had when the puzzle pieces fall into place and the players make little noises of consternation or satisfaction when they see […]
ICV2 has released their figures for hobby game sales in the US for the winter of 2012. It’s good news for the year wrap-up with hobby store growth being at 15%, that follows from 20% the year before and in wonderful contrast to the 5% decline we saw in 2008. In fact, 2012 is the […]
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 […]
Rick Priestley created Warhammer 40,000 back in 1987. The war game’s 25th birthday party is tomorrow, February the 25th, and Games Workshop are marking the occassion by shipping exclusive swag to their local stores. The company is predicting this will be the last chance for fans to get their hands on a limited edition Crimson […]
ICv2’s quarterly chart of the best selling RPGs is out and, as expected, Pathfinder tops the chart. There’s a different publisher on each of the top five positions with old favourites and newer entries like Green Ronin’s Dragon Age making the cut. IVc2 reports that games had a great summer – with CCGs and especially […]