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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Lyal subs in for the now toothless Chris. Okinawa Comic-con happened. Modiphius is working on the Homeworld Revelations RPG based on the classic PC RTS game. Grimlord Games has a Kickstarter for Grim Dynasty, a Chinese-themed expansion for their Village Attacks boardgame. The new edition of Mercenaries, Spies and Private Eyes by Flying Buffaloe arrived and Lyal talks about solo adventures and the use of backstory for TTRPGs. We look to Good Bad Flicks on YouTube for RPG inspiration.
#villageattacks #grimdynasty #homeworldrpg #modiphius
Feast of Legend appeared in physical form at the New York Comic-con. Critical Role gives the money away from their sponsored livestream to a farmer charity. No apology. Feeling guilty? Reclaimer RPG by Chad Walker Kickstarter apologizes for pitting their creative departments against eachother in their pledge levels. Swordsfall by Brandon Dixon moves to IndieGoGo to support new artwork with Art Booster 1. Games Workshop will make Warhammer comics with Marvel. Okinawa Comic-con dodges the biggest typhoon of the season. Tokyo was not so lucky. #reclaimer #reclaimerrpg #swordsfall
Nick and Jeremy finally play a single-commander game of Wyrd Miniatures’ The Other Side. Abyssinia against The Cult of the Burning Man. We give our thoughts and discuss the good and bad of the game. Nick talks about putting an early version of his card-based game, Scorched Earth, on Tabletop Simulator for playtesting.