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 Monte Cook Games Explores Arcana of the Ancients for 5th Edition Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 17:24:00  
Features, DnD, dnd 5e
In the misty recesses of time, before the kingdoms and lands you know existed—before the elder elves, the dwarven ancestral lords, and even the dragons—civilizations undreamt rose and fell. And with their passing, they left behind remnants of the powers they wielded. They built citadels of metal, glass, and light, now hidden away in the […]
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 Happy Death Day to You! Happy Death Day 2U! Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 19:14:02  
News, Promotions, horror
Happy Death Day to yooooooouuuuuuuu. Happy Death Day to yooooooooouuuuu! Author and comedian Aaron Hartzler has penned the official novelization of the #1 smash hit film Happy Death Day and its sequel Happy Death Day 2U produced by Blumhouse (Get Out) and Universal Pictures. The book, titled Happy Death Day / Happy Death Day 2U, was just released, and combines two novelizations in one tome.
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 Sail the Seas in Dungeons & Dragons with the Ghosts of Saltmarsh Adventure Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 20:33:45  
Features, dungeons & dragons, wotc
Dungeons & Dragons is excited to announce a new adventure book called Ghosts of Saltmarsh, which takes classic sea-faring adventures and updates and expands upon them for use with D&D fifth edition. The book details the port town of Saltmarsh and the surrounding lands players can explore using their own ship and the vehicle mechanics included in the 256-page book. Unravel sinister secrets of the sea with Ghosts of Saltmarsh releasing in game stores, digitally and everywhere on May 21, 2019. An alternate art cover with a distinctive design and soft-touch finish is available exclusively in game stores on May 21. "The Saltmarsh series consistently ranks as one of the most popular classic D&D adventures," said Mike Mearls, franchise creative director of D&D. "With its ties to ocean-based adventuring, it was an obvious step to augment it with additional sea-based adventures and a robust set of rules for managing a nautical campaign."
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 Valiant Entertainment Announces Sweeping New Sci-Fi Series, PSI-LORDS Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 21:53:41  
News, drivethrucomics, valiant comics
"FINALLY, THE PSI-LORDS HAVE COME BACK TO THE VALIANT UNIVERSE!" exclaimed Senior Editorial Director Robert Meyers. "After years of teases, red herrings, and misdirects, we are so excited to announce one of the most requested books from Valiant: PSI-LORDS." That’s right! As first revealed by The Hollywood Reporter and teased on Valiant's social media, Valiant Entertainment is excited to announce PSI-LORDS, a brand-new ongoing comic series debuting in June from The New York Times bestselling writer Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER; GENERATION ZERO) and stunning artist Renato Guedes (SHADOWMAN). The announcement comes with a fantastic promo image created by Rod Reis (Winter Soldier, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge).
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 The Stranger Things Dungeon & Dragons Starter Set is up for pre-order! Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 17:00:49  
Features, dungeons & dragons, wotc
"Experience the D&D adventure Stranger Things character Mike Wheeler has created for his friends," reads the description "Pick your character — will you be Will the Wise or Dustin the Dwarf? Get your fireballs ready as you investigate the mysterious castle and battle the ferocious Demogorgon. Prepare for just about anything, because the game just got stranger." It includes 5 Stranger Things character sheets that are based on the characters from the series. It also includes two exclusive Demogorgon figures, one painted the other not (so you can terrorize your players with your own unique style). You can pre-order a copy of the set on Amazon with shipping slated for May 1st, 2019. Local game stores are also taking pre-orders.
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 Follow Us to a Gorgeous Illustrated Edition of The Yellow Sign Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 19:12:32  
Features, classic horror, lovecraftian
Acclaimed artist Samuel Araya illustrated a brand new edition of The King in Yellow, published by Arc Dream Publishing, featuring ten landmark tales of the horror genre in a 220-page volume. Stories include: “The Repairer of Reputations”, “The Mask”, “The Yellow Sign”, “The Street of the Four Winds”, and more! Full-page paintings and unnerving sketches […]
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 Heat Up in February with a Fire-Themed Creative Challenge! Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 18:54:18  
Blogs, dungeons & dragons
Flames Rising contributor Monica Valentinelli, best known for her many contributors in the tabletop gaming industry, has teamed up with comics professional Mark Stegbauer to bring you a fun, fiery creative challenge. In #febrrrary, pick a daily prompt to stat up an antagonist for your favorite game, write a 250-word story, or warm up your creative muscles with a fun sketch! Monica has mentioned on Twitter she plans on using the prompts for a quick, morning warm-up. What about you? Are you planning to draw, write, or stat up characters? Sounds like creating new Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition monsters could be a fun way to deal with freezing cold temps.
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 Onyx Path Publishing Announces Scion: Dragon and Scion: Masks of the Mythos Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 15:48:25  
Features, onyx path, scion
Rich Thomas, founder and creative director of Onyx Path Publishing announced Scion: Dragon and Scion: Masks of the Mythos, two new supplements for the Scion 2nd Edition tabletop RPG (currently available for pre-order on Backerkit.com. Both offer new opportunities for gameplay by introducing new Pantheons, rules, storytelling advice, and expanded setting materials using the Storypath system. Scion: Dragon will be a new supplement that shows players how dragons fit into the World of Scion. Developed by Danielle Lauzon-Harper, a designer of the Storypath system whose worked on the Trinity, Scion, Dystopia Rising, and They Came From Beneath the Sea gamelines, the supplement will introduce playable dragon Scions and outline the role of dragons and their Pantheons in the cold war between the Gods and Titans.
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 Once upon a time, they took you from your home. Changeling: the Lost Second Edition is available now! Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 16:32:36  
Features, modern-horror, onyx path
The latest addition the Chronicles of Darkness line of games from Onyx Path Publishing is here! Changeling: the Lost Second Edition has arrived in eBook and hardcover versions! Changeling: The Lost Second Edition includes: - Everything you need to create and play your own changeling, a human abducted by the fae and transformed by the experience. - A complete setting of faerie wonder and macabre horror for the Chronicles of Darkness. - A guide to changeling society, caught between the twin poles of human hearts and the vast fantastic. - Supernatural powers, mystical oaths, and creatures out of legend. Changeling: The Lost Second Edition is now available in PDF and Hardcover editions at DriveThruRPG.com and StorytellersVault.com!
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 Return to Wonderland and more with Elizabeth Chaipraditkul and Steffie de Vaan Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 17:21:15  
Blogs, indie rpgs, rpgs
We’re Elizabeth Chaipraditkul and Steffie de Vaan, and we wanted to tell you about our newly launched RPG Patreon. We’ve been active in the RPG industry for some years now. Liz was the lead developer for the Crescent Empire book for 7th Sea, author of the Book of Lore for Bluebeard’s Bride, and owns her own Indie company Angry Hamster Publishing which published Witch: Fated Souls. Steffie wrote for the Changeling the Lost 2nd Edition Corebook, Beckett’s Jyhad Diary (Vampire: the Masquerade), and is the developer for Promethean: The Created and the upcoming Legendlore RPG. So you’d think we have lots of creative outlets. And we do. They’re just… still not enough. Hence our Patreon, to finally release our bottled ideas into the world.
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 Renegade Games Announces Proving Grounds Posted: Sat, 12 Jan 17:23:00  
Articles, card-games, fantasy
Maia Strongheart stands alone against the world. A cabal of conspirators has framed her for the death of her own mother, the Sun Queen, and they intend to usurp the throne from her family. To prove her own innocence and reclaim her birthright, Maia must step into the Proving Grounds to complete a trial that […]
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 Deadlands: The Cackler laughs his way onto DriveThruComics Posted: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 16:50:10  
News, deadlands, drivethrucomics
Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Visionary Comics have released a digital edition of The Cackler graphic novel at DriveThruComics.com! The Cackler is an ancient Harrowed in search of a very particular blood relative for a nefarious and mysterious ritual that could change the world of Deadlands forever!
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