New releases, free games and the impact of COVID-19. What does this mean? It means RPG news at bullet point speed.
There are two different Traveller RPG deals available at the site currently. Let's take a look!
RPG news summary with another D&D leak, free downloads and Matthew Mercer's 2020 update to the Blood Hunter 5e class.
The box set has four books inside; 32-paged Deepnight Legacy adventure that acts an introduction, the 64-paged Terminus Point adventure for the finale, the 104-paged Campaign Guide for the middle and the 96-paged Referee's Handbook.
Marc Miller is at the helm of the project; he was the lead designer of the original 1977 Traveller from Game Designers' Workshop.
There will be new material in The Journal of the Traveller's Aid Society, but Mongoose is also looking back through the archives to repurpose and revive old favourites and will hunt through popular fan publications to find the best of the best.
Traveller has continued to evolve, different versions have been created and publishers by many RPG companies, but this original rule collection is known as Classic Traveller. You can now download it for free from DriveThruRPG.
Author Sarah Newton talks about what should really be at the heart of SF RPGs: the sense of wonder, and the conflict of great ideas. Sarah’s company, Mindjammer Press, is running a Kickstarter campaign, currently approaching x3 funding, for the next phase of the transhuman RPG. [Back this Campaign] A sense of wonder in SF roleplaying games I think science-fiction has had a bit of a raw deal in roleplaying games.…
Paul Elliott of Zozer Games is responsible for a number of Traveller products like Outpost Mars, the Vietnam roleplaying game GRUNT and more recently 43AD. At the start of the month, Geek Native posted a look inside the game to reveal Roman soldiers, the grim life of the native Britons, druids and ancient horrors.…
Worlds Apart is a fantasy RPG from Expeditious Retreat Press that uses the Traveller mechanics. It was written by Joseph Browning. There are six books in the the launch and these include the Worlds Apart core rules for £7.42…