Warhammer 40,000 is the origin of grimdark! ("In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war") Home of the immortal rotting carcass of the golden emperor who sends his brave genetically modified and tortured half-human marines to purge and burn corruption and heresy, now have adventures for kids of all ages!
"Catholic Space Nazis sound like awesome villains, how can they be the heroes?"You heard it folks, Warhammer 40k Children's books.
Warhammer Adventures is an exciting new range of books coming next year for boys and girls aged 8-12 years old featuring younger protagonists having thrilling adventures and facing off against dangerous enemies.
They are gonna sell like hotcakes.
Over 500 classic episodes from the 26 seasons of classic Doctor Who will air worldwide on the live streaming video platform Twitch from May 29th. Fans will be able to watch adventures from the first seven Doctors – from 1963’s An Unearthly Child to 1989’s Survival – while chatting live to thousands of other viewers around the world. This epic screening of classic Doctor Who from May 29th until July 23rd follows Twitch’s successful marathons of Power Rangers, Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Mr. Welch talks about the King's Festival on Mystara. (I love this guy!!)
Speaking of Mystara, here's an interview with the Japanese developer on what material they were forced to cut from the action-beat-em-up Chronicles of Mystara.
Greg Tito acts like a madman, coming on stream with "Job Titlte here/Twitter here" as his contact. They got it fixed about 5 minutes in. He talks about the Stream of Many Eyes livestream and other streaming casting decisions and covering other news on 5/22/18.
Mike Mearls isn't sick any more and he's working on the Soul Knife Monk subclass on the Mike Mearls Happy Fun Hour 5/22/18.
Here's a link to this week's Heroes of Jordoba, Uncle Matt's Live D&D game.
Faerun History posted Tales from the Tavern -Hulburg- Forgotten Realms Lore and History
KickstarterSo here's the thing. This whooole industry is a shitshow. I'm not supporting or recommending any of these kickstarters. Caveat Emptor
The Dice Dungeon: It's a cool dice game, where you build a dungeon inside. . . a cardboard dungeon waffle. How long do we think that cardboard waffle is gonna last? They get props for the commitment to the dragon mask in the video.
Arcane Scrollworks 2: Second Level Spells You can get pieces of paper with scroll art on them. I guess this is a prop or something you frame?
There's this unfinished super generic dungeon crawler that hasn't funded yet. Comments by backers are generally negative, talking about the poor art quality, and the lack of . . . anything . . . interesting. You could take a look at Dungeons Runners! On second thought, Camelot is a silly place.
Deluxe Metal Meeples are high quality meeples by Campaign Coins who's had 4 successful campaigns.
Welcome to Yarnia! It's a knitting pattern! It's an RPG! The video is filmed in a room filled with boxes and a fish tank. It's nearing 30,000$! It's got almost a week left. There's mugs and . . . yarn patterns, and how the hell do you get 30,000$ for that? There's a book! There are these knitted cat
|Welcome to Yarnia!|
Yarnia is the best damn thing I've ever seen. I mean, in all seriousness, treating a knitted 'choose your own adventure based on your stats' as a record of your adventure hits all the shamanistic notes for me. It's a record of your adventure in the artistic flow. Also, Yarnia. Cause you knit with yarn.
Maybe some of you don't knit, or cross-stitch, or crochet. I have and this is crazy appealing. The woman looks super trustworthy. She seems to have one failed and two successful kickstarters that appear to have satisfied backers. Maybe it's worth a trip to Yarnia?
Dark Fable Miniatures has a pretty attractive line of Orc Miniatures, of the humanoid face variety. If you're looking to expand an orc force, they aren't bad.
I don't know what this is, or if it's any good, but this Map Maker is hitting some of the right buttons with it's folder and pouch setup.
Games worth checking out!lot of nice things to say about this adventure, and it's free! Check out Mines, Claws, & Princesses.
"The groom is dead, the bride Sunnhild taken. Men rave in pain whilst their women wail in sorrow. Blood mixed with tears, the chieftain Erfried cries out “Only you are left who can hold a sword. Go now. The orcs ride to Sanjikar and you must follow.”"
And then there's the Esoteric by Emmy Allen:
Picture the adventuring party of most old-school games. A band of thugs, occultists, criminals, weirdos and outcasts who, rather than settle into normal society, risk everything exploring the dark, dangerous places of the world. Perhaps they will become rich and powerful, perhaps they die unceremoniously.
Keep this same adventuring party, and picture their equivallent in the modern day. A world with police, the internet, chain stores... The same band of thugs, occultists, criminals, weirdos and outcasts drift into the underworlds of organised crime and the esoteric.
This, then, is the premise of Esoteric Enterprises: the occult exists in a dangerous black market, where organised criminals traffic in magical grimoires and relics alongside narcotics and weapons. Hidden from the public eye, various gangs, cults and covens struggle for influence and resources in the dark tunnels beneath every city. And beneath that, stranger things lurk; inhuman creatures turn their cold gaze on the mortals who intrude on their subterranean realm.
New on RPG now!There are over 200 products released in the last 7 days. Here is a selection of some of the most interesting.
Embers of the Forgotten Kingdom by Metal Weave Games. There's no stats in this book. You know that campaign where you're just like "If you want to write a book, you should just write a book?" Well that's what this pastiche of the Dark Souls setting is. It's a kickstarter success, which paid for the art, and only has a .pdf option on RPG.now. It's a region you can add to a campaign.
|The Storyteller's Arcana|
The Greydeep Marches is a fantasy setting that is dealing with dark powers from an ancient empire and a threat in the mountains to the east. It doesn't show much in the preview. It's 34 pages for 7$
PC15- The OSR Chymist, this is a back-porting of the Pathfinder alchemist class to old school rules.
This weird product. I mean, this must be the future. You can buy this in pdf or softcover in all different weights of paper. It's called "Non-human Player Codex for Early Era Fantasy Gaming" and it's the rules for dwarves, elves, etc, for three rulesets, Original Edition Characters, Labyrinth Lord and Advanced Edition Companion. Why do you need just the non-human races? Who is this book for?
There's a DCC release from Studio 9 Games (C. Aaron Kreader) called Greenwood of the Fey Sovereign. It's a low level adventure, with a wild elf class. I can't get a look at the adventure proper but the art looks interesting.
Raging Swan had a few releases this week, Languard Locations: Low City, Monstrous Lair #8: Ghoul Nest,
Boot Hill Wild West (3rd Edition)
Amazing Engine: Bug Hunters
Steve Jackson Games Releases:
GURPS Classic: Ultra-Tech
Autoduel Quarterly #8/3
Car Wars Midville
GURPS Classic: Autoduel
The AADA Vehicle Guide
Just a note that I also check the new releases on the DM's Guild, but it's like swimming through a sewer.
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