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.
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.
Bio-Augmented Soldiers have been available since the 2018 release of the Savage Worlds game of tactical espionage and psychics, but only as NPCs.
The aliens did not appreciate humanity's growing successes on the galactic battlefield, especially as the personal mechas known as CASPers (Combat Assault System, Personal) evened the odds and let Humans bring the fight to powerful and deadly aliens.
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.
Routinely Itemised: RPGs is an RPG news round-up, and this week we look at the Candlekeep Mysteries reviews, DCC legacy, Savage Worlds finally appearing on Roll20 and free dice in the name of Cancer Awareness.
Tales from the Trail is a compendium for THE AFTER containing three unique and exciting adventures.
Everything from the original SWADE core book has been converted and made fully-linked and searchable for smooth and easy use on Roll20. On top of that, you'll find a bestiary brimming with full pawn art and corresponding tokens ready to drag and drop, 142 images for weapons and armor, and 47 vehicle images—all with the look and feel of the original rulebook.
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.
This Kickstarter uses the Savage Worlds engine for Pathfinder's Golarion setting. You can back the project at the pitch page.