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 Tarot of the Divine Review
Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 16:43:50
Category: Blogs, Reviews, tarot
The Tarot of the Divine is a rare treasure illustrated and designed by California-based artist Yoshi Yoshitani. Each card is illustrated in vibrant colors and line art to depict scenes from fairy tales, folklore, and myths found all over the world. Vasilisa the Beautiful inspired the Nine of Wands, for example, and its illustration is […]

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 Ten Picks from DriveThruComics’s New Year, New Hero Sale!
Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 18:59:15
Category: Blogs, dark-fantasy, drivethrucomics
DriveThruComics, a part of DriveThruRPG's network of online shops that focuses on digital comics, graphic novels, and related content just launched their annual New Year, New Hero Sale. There are 375 digital titles 25% Off for a limited time. The goal is introduce you to new characters and new publishers and try some new comics! While many of those are focused on superheroes, there are also a number of excellent Horror and Dark Fantasy graphic novels. We've made a short list of a few of our favorites here at Flames Rising! Check them out and let us know what your favorite comics and graphic novels are!

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 Paizo Announces System-Neutral Open RPG License ORC
Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 14:30:23
Category: Articles, paizo, ttrpgs
In response to rumors that an upcoming revision of the Open Gaming License (OGL) by Wizards of the Coast would “de-authorize” this keystone of the modern tabletop roleplaying industry, Paizo has begun work on a new open, perpetual, and irrevocable Open RPG Creative License (ORC). Since 2000, the OGL has improved the community, incubated creativity, […]

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 My 2022 Game Release List
Posted: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 15:38:13
Category: Blogs, ttrpgs, writingclasses
Hello, Flames Rising readers! On Saturday, January 7th, I’ll be teaching a new class called Emotional Self-Care for Creatives. Also in January, I’ve got an essay about the witch hysteria in Apex Magazine along with a new project I’ll announce via BooksOfM on Patreon. This year, I taught a lot of gaming-related classes through the […]

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 Ten Picks from WarGameVault’s Winter Fantasy Sale!
Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 14:45:30
Category: Blogs, dark-fantasy, minis
WarGameVault, a part of DriveThruRPG's network of online shops that focuses on war gaming, miniatures, and related content just launched their annual Winter Offensive Sale. There are more than 12,000 digital titles 25% Off for a limited time. While many of those are focused on military skirmish style play, such as WWII and Civil War battle scenarios, there are also a number of excellent Horror and Dark Fantasy games. We've made a short list of a few of our favorites here at Flames Rising!

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 Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game is now available from Nightfall Games
Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 22:01:03
Category: News, drivethrucomics, dungeons & dragons
Get ready to become a member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.) and begin investigating occult perils that threaten the world’s very existence. Your team will explore gothic locations, hunt clues, discover artifacts, and face off against terrifying foes. The Hellboy universe is vast. Absolutely vast. It spans, well, a whole universe. From the icy depths of dimensionless space where the ancient elder beings, the Ogdru Jahad, wait eager to return, to the wintry tracts of a Russia preserved in Baba Yaga’s dream. It contains an entirely new and secret history of the world, preserved in a lost language. It's a universe filled with magic, with arcane science, with Nazis who need punching, and with characters who are always that little bit more than you expect them to be. It’s a universe of stories. And with this RPG, you get to tell your own.

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 Onyx Path Publishing Announces Realms of Pugmire, a new edition of the tabletop RPG
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 19:20:58
Category: News, onyx path, pugmire
Eddy Webb, founder of Pugsteady and creator of Pugmire, announced today that Onyx Path Publishing will launch a Kickstarter to fund printing for Realms of Pugmire, a second edition of the popular and acclaimed Pugmire roleplaying game. Realms of Pugmire will be a complete, family-friendly tabletop roleplaying game, produced as a collaboration between Onyx Path […]

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 Pathfinder & Starfinder Community Content Coming to the Roll20 Virtual Tabletop
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 17:57:52
Category: News, drivethrurpg, pathfinder
Roll20 and Paizo Inc. are excited to announce they've reached an agreement to support Pathfinder Infinite community content officially on the Roll20 virtual tabletop. Pathfinder Infinite launched in 2021, allowing fans of the Pathfinder and Starfinder roleplaying games to publish their own adventures and game supplements for other fans of the games.

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 Narrative Taxes by Gabriel Hatcher
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:56:32
Category: Blogs, dmsguild, dungeons & dragons
With the recent release of Dragonlance: Shadow of the Dragon Queen the Dragonlance campaign setting was unlocked for community content creators over at DMsGuild.com. Community content creators have already launched some really great supplements helping D&D fans around the world explore Krynn and all of its mysteries. Gabriel Hatcher, author of Astinus' Ledger of Unknowns, stopped by to tell us a bit about what it is like writing a new Dragonlance supplement and bit about the thought process that went into this new project.

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 Paizo and TYPE40 Announce Partnership
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:53:14
Category: News, pathfinder
Paizo, publisher of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying games, has announced a new partnership with multi-award-winning studio, TYPE40. Known for their work across multiple genres, TYPE40 have brought joy to gamers and collectors for over a decade.

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 The Mythos Comes to Jane Austen’s England!
Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 18:13:09
Category: Features, chaosium, cthulhu
Regency England: a time of social niceties, grand balls, romantic intrigues, and disappointments—as described in the novels of Jane Austen. Through the lens of the Cthulhu Mythos, horrors weave themselves into the hearts of everyday Georgians—from the richest to the poorest. Regency Cthulhu: Dark Designs in Jane Austen’s England is a historical sourcebook for Call of Cthulhu.

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 Masks of the Mythos, a new Scion supplement from Onyx Path is available now!
Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 14:04:10
Category: Features, onyx path, urban fantasy
Those that touch the Mythos are forever altered. The World explodes into full view for them, leaving some shattered, others power-mad, and still others knowing only secrecy protects humanity. Mythos Scions fair little better, empowered by these alien beings that alter their very essence, the ability to break Fate and leave the walls of reality weaker in their wake. These human embodiments of the Mythos are not good or evil; such easily definable morality is for lesser beings. What does one do when their power comes with a cost?

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