New RPG Orbital Blues brings sad space Westerns to the tabletop, along with a cassette tape soundtrack

New RPG Orbital Blues brings sad space Westerns to the tabletop, along with a cassette tape soundtrack

[ad_1] Put your neck on the line to fill both your empty tank and stomach in upcoming tabletop RPG Orbital Blues, an homage to “sad space cowboys” that will ship with its own cassette tape soundtrack. SoulMuppet Publishing’s latest title wears its inspirations proudly on the sleeve – Orbital Blues is equal parts … Read moreNew RPG Orbital Blues brings sad space Westerns to the tabletop, along with a cassette tape soundtrack

Partners is a roleplaying game for two players inspired by ‘80s detective dramas

Partners is a roleplaying game for two players inspired by ‘80s detective dramas

[ad_1] Co-star in a roleplaying game inspired by crime drama series with Partners, an RPG designed to support two players. Described as a love letter to police procedural television, Partners is a RPG that sees players becoming detectives tasked with solving a murder case. Each session of the game centres around a new case, which … Read morePartners is a roleplaying game for two players inspired by ‘80s detective dramas

Polish both a sword and a pint in solo journaling game The Broken Cask Inn

Polish both a sword and a pint in solo journaling game The Broken Cask Inn

[ad_1] Don an apron and sling mugs of fantasy brew in The Broken Cask Inn, a new solo journaling game about managing the finest drinking establishment possible, despite constant mayhem from your clientele and staff. Players take on the role of the innkeeper, a solemn if exasperating job. Almost everything else is … Read morePolish both a sword and a pint in solo journaling game The Broken Cask Inn

The story of Starflight, EA’s sci-fi sandbox that laid the way for Mass Effect • Eurogamer.net

The story of Starflight, EA's sci-fi sandbox that laid the way for Mass Effect • Eurogamer.net

[ad_1] It’s incredible to think that Starflight, developed by Binary Systems and one of the first games published by Electronic Arts, isn’t better known today. Conceived in the early 80s by Rod McConnell and Jim Yarborough, their idea was to create an open-ended space exploration game with random encounters and resource collection. Today, you’d think … Read moreThe story of Starflight, EA’s sci-fi sandbox that laid the way for Mass Effect • Eurogamer.net

News Digest for the Week of April 9 | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

News Digest for the Week of April 9 | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

[ad_1] Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s gaming news! Dune RPG released in PDF, defails about the Fallout 2d20 System RPG, a Twilight Imperium RPG announced, Critical Role goes Munchkin, Goodman Games remaking Dark Tower, and more! Don’t forget, you can get all the news every week with Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk! This … Read moreNews Digest for the Week of April 9 | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

We Die Young takes supernatural RPGs back to the counterculture Seattle of the 1990s

We Die Young takes supernatural RPGs back to the counterculture Seattle of the 1990s

[ad_1] Grab a coffee, see a basement show and slay a demon in the same afternoon with We Die Young, an upcoming tabletop RPG system based in the Pacific Northwest United States during the early days of grunge music. Drawing on influences from classic Seattle bands such as Nirvana and Soundgarden, along … Read moreWe Die Young takes supernatural RPGs back to the counterculture Seattle of the 1990s

Black Sword Hack: First Impressions | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

Black Sword Hack: First Impressions | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

[ad_1] Do you like your sword-wielding sociopaths to be princes who are doomed to die? It is a popular theme in literature and in role-playing games, as is the eternal chaoskampf between the forces of Law and those of Chaos. The works of Michael Moorcock and his eternal champions are the oft-cited ur-artifacts of these … Read moreBlack Sword Hack: First Impressions | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons

Indie RPG bundle packages dozens of games to pay for designer’s COVID-19 hospital treatment

Indie RPG bundle packages dozens of games to pay for designer’s COVID-19 hospital treatment

[ad_1] A group of Latin American tabletop RPG designers have banded together to raise funds for one of their own currently hospitalised with COVID-19 by offering dozens of indie tabletop RPGs, adventures and supplements in an Itch.io-hosted bundle. The Help Tiago Rolim fight COVID-19 bundle aims to do exactly that. Rolim – designer … Read moreIndie RPG bundle packages dozens of games to pay for designer’s COVID-19 hospital treatment

Weekend Play Report – Ex Novo, and the joy of mapmaking games

Weekend Play Report - Ex Novo, and the joy of mapmaking games

[ad_1] Hello, Dicebreaker readers. Welcome back to another week of board game and RPG news. Let’s kick it off with a discussion of the games that made it to our tables this weekend. The familiar itch to draw some maps struck me, but rather than just doodle a continent on a sheet of … Read moreWeekend Play Report – Ex Novo, and the joy of mapmaking games

Eke out a grimy, blue-collar existence amidst the void in rules-light RPG Death in Space

Eke out a grimy, blue-collar existence amidst the void in rules-light RPG Death in Space

[ad_1] Assemble a rag-tag crew and stave off cosmic corruption with Death in Space, a new rules-light RPG on Kickstarter that boasts a grungy aesthetic, chunky technology and a soundtrack to match its ‘80s sci-fi influence. Designed by Christian Plogfors and Carl Niblaeus of Swedish studio Stockholm Kartell, Death in Space marries … Read moreEke out a grimy, blue-collar existence amidst the void in rules-light RPG Death in Space

Kickstarter’s Head of Community and The Perfect RPG campaign creator leaves company

Kickstarter’s Head of Community and The Perfect RPG campaign creator leaves company

[ad_1] Luke Crane, former head of community for Kickstarter, quit his position and left the company March 26th after posting what appears to be a final update to the controversial – and cancelled – crowdfunding campaign for The Perfect RPG. Polygon reported that Crane’s departure from Kickstarter was an amicable one, all things … Read moreKickstarter’s Head of Community and The Perfect RPG campaign creator leaves company

Solo RPG The Wretched is a fantastic, if unintentional, pandemic anniversary game

Solo RPG The Wretched is a fantastic, if unintentional, pandemic anniversary game

[ad_1] [Spoilers for The Wretched RPG below] Like countless others across the world, I’ve now spent the last year and change living in relative isolation, my daily world a space no larger than a two-bedroom apartment. Separation from friends, family and community eventually became this weird, muted loneliness like a dull headache behind the … Read moreSolo RPG The Wretched is a fantastic, if unintentional, pandemic anniversary game