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 Creators Content Program Launched for Vampire: The Masquerade Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 16:39:09  
Articles, drivethrurpg, vampire the masquerade
For over twenty-five years, World of Darkness fans have aspired to bring their own unique creations to the masses. Today, White Wolf Entertainment announced, in conjunction with DriveThruRPG, the debut of a new creator content program called Storytellers Vault. Beginning with Vampire: The Masquerade, writers, artists, and game designers can publish their non-canonical tabletop RPG […]
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 Preview of Dagger of Spiragos for Scarred Lands Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 18:58:29  
Features, rpg, scarredlands
Today, FlamesRising.com is pleased to share a preview of Dagger of Spiragos for Scarred Lands. Artifacts from the fallen titan Spiragos have been recovered, and forces are at work that would see them used for ill. The Dagger of Spiragos and the Ring of Spiragos are now in the player characters’ hands — and they […]
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 S. T. Joshi’s H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 21:07:12  
Features, cthulhu, drivethrufiction
Wildside Press has many excellent Cthulhu Mythos collections as well as a number of Weird Tales offerings. Today they launched H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West by Mythos scholar S. T. Joshi in eBook formats at DriveThruFiction.com. The author writes: This book began as an expansion of my essay, "H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West," in The Weird Tale, but very quickly became something quite different, to the degree that the two works have little save the title in common. I have always been interested in Lovecraft the philosopher, and in my Starmont Reader's Guide to Lovecraft (1982) I attempted a very compressed account of his philosophical views.
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 Onyx Path explores the history of Chronicles of Darkness with Dark Eras 2 Posted: Sat, 08 Jul 18:24:29  
Features, historical horror, kickstarter
We have shared the world with monsters for millennia... Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras 2 starts out presenting a chapter for each of six historical eras; each of which features two Chronicles of Darkness game lines which include Vampire: The Requiem, Mage: The Awakening, Hunter: The Vigil, Changeling: The Lost, and more! The rules in this book are compatible with second edition Chronicles of Darkness.
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 A New Take on Dracula from Cryptic Canticles Posted: Wed, 21 Jun 18:13:50  
Articles, dracula, vampire
It’s difficult to imagine a fresh take on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Over the years there have been radio and stage plays, movies, comics, collectible and illustrated editions. These transformative works are both a testimony to the power of the original story and its form as an epistolary novel. Now, because Dracula is the public domain, […]
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 Rosarium Publishing’s Trouble the Waters Anthology and Open Call Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 13:19:07  
Articles, Features, anthology
FlamesRising.com contributor, Monica Valentinelli, dropped by WisCon 41 recently and spoke with Bill Campbell from Rosarium Publishing to learn about an upcoming anthology called TROUBLE THE WATERS: Tales from the Deep Blue. This collection of water-themed short stories spans a range of genres–including horror–and is planned to incorporate deities such as Mami Wata, Sedna, Coventina, […]
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 Torg Eternity Invades Kickstarter Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 23:59:35  
Features, rpgs
Torg Eternity is a table-top roleplaying game based on the original 1990 version of Torg created by West End Games. It has been re-imagined and updated for the Near Now. Now, you can play a Storm Knight in this RPG published by Ulisses Spiele in today’s setting. The Torg Eternity Kickstarter has already funded! Now, […]
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 Excerpt from YA Horror Novel Haven, Kansas Posted: Wed, 31 May 17:00:31  
Fiction, Previews, horror
FlamesRising.com is pleased to present an excerpt from Haven, Kansas. This YA horror novel, written by Aletheia Kontis, takes place in the spooky town of Haven filled with secrets, mystery, and dread. Interested in this latest novel from Kontis? Here’s more information about the book, to help set the mood as you read chapter one. […]
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 Cubicle 7 and Games Workshop announce new edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Posted: Wed, 24 May 15:33:40  
Features, cubicle 7, warhammer
A new edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay will be launched by Cubicle 7 Entertainment later this year. The new edition will return players to Warhammer's grim world of perilous adventure, and takes its direction from the first and second editions of the game. Cubicle 7 CEO Dominic McDowall said, "Like so many gamers I grew up on Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. It's an iconic setting and I'm thrilled to be working on this new edition of the game. Our team have a huge breadth of experience with Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and I'm excited to be able to bring the Cubicle 7 approach to the Old World. We'll be revealing more of our plans in the coming months, so subscribe to our newsletter and keep an eye on our website!"
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 Monster Monday: Blind Dire Rodent Preview from Monarchies of Mau Posted: Mon, 22 May 16:48:11  
Previews, DnD, dnd 5e
Today, FlamesRising.com is pleased to host a special preview from Monarchies of Mau, an upcoming game published by Pugsteady and Onyx Path Publishing. Monarchies of Mau uses a customized version of the 5th Edition rules from the world’s most popular fantasy RPG. It’s been redesigned for streamlined play, with an emphasis on cooperation and action […]
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 Interview with Ubisoft’s Lucien Soulban Posted: Thu, 18 May 15:15:35  
Features, Game Designers, interview
FlamesRising.com is pleased to present an interview with twice-nominated BAFTA writer Lucien Soulban, who works for Ubisoft Montreal. Fans of tabletop RPGs will remember Lucien from his contributions to games like Vampire: The Masquerade and Dungeons & Dragons. Additionally, he’s also written novels for Warhammer 40K and Dragonlance, as well as short stories for various […]
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 Watch D&D’s Stream of Annihilation in June! Posted: Tue, 16 May 15:23:43  
Articles, DnD, dnd 5e
The Dungeons & Dragons team drops by FlamesRising.com today with a special announcement for D&D fans. Check it out! Dungeons & Dragons loves the amazing video streams produced by our fans. This community-generated live-play highlights what’s fantastic about D&D—sitting down together with your friends to tell a grand story! To celebrate, we’ve invited a bunch […]
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