Idle Red Hands 047: FFG Saves RPGs, Plaid Hat Games Reacquired, Free RPG Day 2020, Tales From the Loop Starter Set and Warcaster: Neo-Mechanika

Fantasy Flight Games is moving the production of their RPGs to Edge Entertainment. Plaid Hat Games founder, Colby Dauch, is reacquiring the company from Fantasy Flight Games. They will lose Dead of Winter, Mice and Mystics and Stuffed Fables in the deal. Free RPG Day 2020 will be on June 13th. It is now run by Gaming Days LLC and offers plenty of alternatives to the World’s Greatest Roleplaying Game. To celebrate the release of their Amazon series based on their RPG “Tales From the Loop” Free League Publishing will be release a boxed starter set for the game which included pre-generated characters, a rulebook, an original adventure, map, and 10 custom dice. Warcaster: Neo Machanika by Privateer Press finished a successful Kickstarter campaign. This is their first new wargame IP produced for Kickstarter. It raises a few questions about their motives.

Tales From the Loop Starter Set by Free League:
https://www.loop-rpg.com/

Warcaster: Neo-Mechanika by Privateer Press:
https://home.privateerpress.com/warcaster/

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 046: Fantasy Flight RPGs Future, Ironsworn, Free League Workshop, Celebrity Actual Plays and Kickstarter Unionizing

Rumors of the demise of the Fantasy Flight RPG department, including the Genesys System, Star Wars RPGs, Legend of the Five Rings RPG, Keyforge RPG and Android RPG settings. Spider-man and Star Lord are interested in doing a 5E actual play. Chris watched the Critical Role actual play of Monsterhearts 2. Physical copies of Ironsworn are on the way. Prince August is selling prototype test castings of never-released Heartbreaker terrain. Free League Publishing launches Free League Workshop on DriveThruRPG.com to support the development of content for their Tales From the Loop, Symbaroum, Coriolis: The Third Horizon and Mutant Year Zero. The Alien RPG by Free League is also getting several foreign language editions. Kickstarter employees vote to unionized making them the first tech company to organize.

Prince August White Metal Casting:
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Free League Workshop on DriveThru RPG:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/cc/30/free-league-work-shop

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Idle Red Hands 045: Wizards of the Coast New IP and Studio, Judges Guild Controversy, Hunter: The Vigil Second Edition by Onyx Path, Trophy Gold, DC Heroes Celebrity Actual Play and Monsterhearts with Critical Role

Wizards of the Coast starts a new video game studio for a new original IP and James Ohlen, Ex-Bioware designer, is leading it. He also had a very successful Kickstarter with Odyssey of the Dragonlords, a 5E setting. Chris has almost finished the character for Ironsworn. Judges Guild loses business over controversial online comments, including Bat in the Attic, Frog God Games and DriveThruRPG. Onyx Path will release the second edition of Hunter:The Vigil. CMON takes preorders, I mean, pledges for a chibi Marvel superhero game. Freddie Prinze Jr. will be playing the DC Heroes RPG in the unscripted DC Universe All-Star Games tv series. The Gauntlet is holding an incursion-writing contest for Trophy Gold. Will Chris enter in time?

Trophy Gold Writing Contest:
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Idle Red Hands Weekly 043: Heroforge Kickstarter, Logo Reveal for Dune Movie, Skies of Fire, Dishonored TTRPG and Two Player Game Jam

Heroforge runs a Kickstarter campaign for the 2.0 version of its miniature printing system. Modiphius is publishing a TTRPG version of the Arcane Studios’ Dishonored video game franchise. A photo of the logo for the Denis Villeneuve directed Dune movie was revealed and then immediately enforced with copyright notices to take it down. The second boxed set for Aeronautica Imperialis is being released by Games Workshop featuring the T’au Empire Air Caste called Skies of Fire. Chris combines Thirst and Hunger solo RPGs to make a two-player game for the Two-Player Game Jam.

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 042: The Rise of Skywalker, The Last God Sourcebook from DC Comics, Second Aeronautica Imperialis Boxed Set and Return to Dark Tower

Various versions of The Rise of Skywalker have leaked. An Alan Dean Foster treatment and an early script draft by the dismissed director Colin Trevorrow. We have posted our review with the return of Alan to the podcast. DC Comics is releasing a 40-page sourcebook for their fantasy series, The Last God. Oni Press gets into boardgames. The return of the coolest boardgame to ever hit the planet (their words, not mine), Dark Tower is resurrected as The Return to Dark Tower. It burned up Kickstarter and hopefully won’t disappoint. How much nostalgia is there left to grab? #returntodarktower #riseofskywalker #thelastgod

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 041: Beyond the Monolith Cancelled, CMON Teburu, Riot Tabletop and Space Marine Adventures at Target

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monolith Games cancels the Kickstarter campaign for their new concept, Beyond the Monolith. CMON is working on a new interactive hybrid of technology and physical boardgames called Teburu. Riot Games launches Riot Tabletop, hoping to create a real-life toxic tabletop fanbase modeled on their League of Legends success and paid for with Chinese money. Games Workshop puts Space Marines Adventures in Target stores and Barnes and Noble makes exclusive expansions for it. Fantasy flight shutters their Interactive division. The TTRPG department is also laid off. We still don’t know what this means for their RPG systems and settings.

 

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 039: Best of 2019 Part 2 – Call of Cthulhu, Battletech, Starter Sets, Ragnarok, Star Wars and Solo TTRPGs

Part two of our look back at 2019 and some looking ahead at 2020. This time with Lyal. We talk about Call of Cthulhu Starter Set, solo adventures and our upcoming series reviewing starter boxes for TTPRG systems new and old. The Ragnarok miniatures skirmish game gives us a use for all of those Blood Rage Vikings and monsters. Getting your kids into Star Wars and if the property is still kid-friendly as well as the future of the franchise resting on The Mandalorian. Delivery of Battletech, Trudvang Chronicles and Siege of the Citadel Kickstarters in 2020 (hopefully). Our missed chance to play War Room by Larry Harris over the holidays. #callofcthulhu #chaosium #battletech #ragnarok

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Idle Red Hands 036: Rangers of Shadow Deep, Hunger and Thirst on Itch.io, Hope’s Last Day for Alien RPG and Kisarta 5E Returns

Modiphius will publish a deluxe version of Rangers of Shadow Deep by Joseph A. McCullough, the creator of Frostgrave and Ghost Archipelago. Preorders are now open on the Modiphius online store for delivery in February 2020. American High School RPG was a success. Hunger and Thirst are now in print and available on Itch.io. Kisarta, a setting of damned souls and dark horrors for 5E returns to Kickstarter. #kisarta #rangersofshadowdeep #modiphius

Rangers of Shadow Deep Pre-order:
https://www.modiphius.net/products/rangers-of-shadow-deep

Kisarta 5E on Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/isolaillyonedizioni/kisarta-a-5e-rpg-setting-of-damned-souls-and-dark-horrors

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 031: Halloween in Japan, 3D Printing for Tabletop, Infinity Defiance by Corvus Belli, A Thousand Thousand Islands and A Pound of Flesh for Mothership RPG

Halloween in Japan, the crowds in Shibuya and zombies in USJ. 3D printing coming to Idle Red Hands games from AnyCubic. John Carter 2d20 sessions in our future. Blood of the Phoenix unboxing for Warhammer 40k. Infinity Defiance by Corvus Belli, their dungeon crawler in the Infinity universe, on Kickstarter. A Thousand Thousand Islands Zines, A Pound of Flesh for the Mothership RPG to create your own space stations. #infinitygame #anycubic #mothershiprpg

Infinity Defiance on Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/corvusbelli/infinity-defiance

A Thousand Thousand Islands by Mun Kao:
http://athousandthousandislands.com/

Mothership: A Pound of flesh by Alan Gerding:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gerdling/a-pound-of-flesh-module-for-mothership-sci-fi-horr

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 030: Reclaimer RPG Cancelled, Blood of the Phoenix, Miniatures for World of Darkness, Rogue Trader RPG, Magpie Games Sale and Comments

Reclaimer RPG by Chad Walker Kickstarter canceled due to photobashed artwork. Modiphius is producing 32mm miniatures for the World of Darkness RPG. Cubicle 7 Warhammer 40k Rogue Trader RPG Humble Bundle. Magpie Games, maker of Bluebeard’s Bride RPG, is currently having an online store sale. Blood of the Phoenix boxed set has new plastic Aeldari miniatures and is being split by Jeremy and Lyal. Probably unboxed as well. And your comments about our comments.
#warhammer40k #reclaimerprg #magpiegames #cubicle7

Warhammer 40k Rogue Trader RPG Humble Bundle:
https://www.humblebundle.com/books/warhammer-40k-roguetrader-cubicle-7-books?partner=idleredhands

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