Idle Red Hands Weekly 063: Morning Coffee RPG, Bitchin’ Chimera, Adventure Zone Responds to Artists, The Wretched Second Printing and Old School Revival Bundle

Morning Coffee for a New Lover is an RPG by Nathan Black printed on an actual coffee mug. The Dead Milkmen have written a D&D 5E module called Lost Tomb of the Bitchin’ Chimera named for their track Bitchin’ Camaro on Kickstarter. The Wretched RPG by Chris Bissette is also on Kickstarter for its second printing and other stretch goals. Humble Bundle and Frog God Games collaborate to bring you a big sampling of OSR (Old School Revival/Renassaince) starting at only one dollar. Featuring Swords & Wizardry, Castles & Crusades and Borderland Provinces.

#wretchedrpg #deadmilkmen #froggodgames #osr

Morning Coffee for a New Lover:
https://www.sassys86.com/product/morning-coffee-for-a-new-lover

OSR Humble Bundle:
https://www.humblebundle.com/books/old-school-revival-dragons-dungeons-mazes

Wretched Second Printing on Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loottheroom/the-wretched-second-printing

Tomb of the Bitchin’ Chimera on Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/justinsirois/lost-tomb-of-the-bitchin-chimera-dead-milkmen-rpg-module

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 062: Twilight 2000, Green Ronin’s Sword Chronicle, Thousand Suns RPG, Visigoths vs. Mall Goths and DTRPG medals

Free League is developing a new version of Twilight 2000 that was funded on Kickstarter. It will be a boxed set and was developed in collaboration with Game Designer’s Workshop. The Chronicle system that powered Green Ronin’s A Song of Ice and Fire RPG will now be available as a setting neutral ruleset called Sword Chronicle. There were some minor to armor and intrigue, but it will play very similar to the first incarnation. Thousand Suns RPG by Grognardia Games and designed by James Maliszewski is worth a look if you are looking for a scfi system that was inspired by the “imperial” science fiction of the 1950s and 60s. It uses a 2d12 system called the 12 Degree system. Chris will play in a session of Visigoths vs. Mall Goths by Lucius Kahn @oh_theogony. Plus a quick explanation of what the medals awarded to DriveThru RPG sellers mean.
#indiegames #greenronin #twilight2000

Twilight 2000 on Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/twilight-2000-roleplaying-in-the-wwiii-that-never-was

Visigoths vs. Mall Goths
https://necromancy.itch.io/goths

Sword Chronicle by Green Ronin
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/324609/Sword-Chronicle–Feudal-Fantasy-Roleplaying?affiliate_id=2081746

Secrets of Blackmoor
https://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Blackmoor-History-Dungeons-Dragons/dp/B087QMYZ4R

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 061: Hellboy RPG, Alexa Play Starfinder, 2020 Ennies, Star Trek 2d20, and Masters of the Universe RPG

Following the miniatures skirmish boardgame, Mantic is following up with a Hellboy TTPRG designed by Marc Langworthy of Red Scar Publishing. It will launch on Kickstarter and be powered by 5E of the World’s Greatest Role-playing Game. Amazon releases Starfinder audio game for Alexa. Featuring the voices of Nathan Fillion and Laura Bailey. GenCon Online releases the winners of the 2020 Ennie awards. Again this year Free League is a big winner with the Alien RPG and Mörk Borg. Thousand Year Old Vampire and Ironsworn Delve were also winners. As of this release, the Star Trek 2d20 Humble Bundle is now concluded, but the PDFs are available on DriveThruRPG and the free quickstart is on the Modiphius store. The Masters of the Universe going to be a pen and paper RPG power by Cortex Prime. Legends of Grayskull will be published in 2021 and will include a 250-page hardcover guidebook with pull-out maps, a digital companion, a community content creation and sharing platform, and an organized play program.

Start Trek 2d20 Free Quickstart Adventure:
https://www.modiphius.net/collections/star-trek-adventures/products/star-trek-adventures-quickstart-guide

Star Trek 2d20 CoreRulebook on DTRPG.com
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/214552/Star-Trek-Adventures-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=2081746

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 060: The Green Knight RPG, Cutie Marks and Dragons, NBCUniversal Making Comics and Adventure Begins Boardgame

A new TTRPG based on the new A24 film, directed by David Lowery, “The Green Knight” starring Dev Patel as Gawain. The Green Knight: A Quest for Honor RPG will include a Game Master’s Guide (with Rules of Play, Official Encounters, and A24 Bonus Quests), Map of the Realm, 5 character sheets, and a 20-sided die. NBCUniversal is entering the comic book industry at possibly the worst (or best?) time with the talents of Grant Morrison. Their fist title penned by Morrison will be Proctor Valley Road, the story of a group of girls that are suspected in the murders of teen boys. Hasbro is flexing its IP muscles by combining My Little Pony and Dungeons and Dragons. They will release a set of 5  4 1/2 inch ponies themed on the Rogue, Barbarian, Druid, and Wizard character classes. The set will also include a d20 and a pony-themed GM’s screen. Hasbro is also producing a new board game named “Dungeons and Dragons Adventure Begins”. This game is one of the only D&D items to be branded Hasbro as opposed to Wizards of the Coast. It includes 4 plastic miniatures, 4 20-sided dice, game tiles, and cards. The game is cooperative and made for 2-4 players ages 10 and up. Another D&D gateway product that will probably not find the same young audiences as the amazing Dungeon! or Heroquest games.

#thegreenknight #hasbro #mylittlepony

The Green Knight movie trailer:

The Green Knight: A Quest for Honor RPG:
The Green Knight: A Fantasy Roleplaying Game

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 059: Orion Black Quits, Open Letter to GW, D&D Legacy Disclaimer, Critical Role Controversy and Quest Adventure Game

Orion Black quits their position at Wizards of the Coast and releases a long statement explaining why. An open letter to Games Workshop is posted as a response to their “Warhammer is for everyone” inclusivity statement and especially the ending ” You will not be missed.” Critical Role responds to a claim fo unpaid employment. Dungeons and Dragons now prints a legacy disclaimer on all of their digital publications prior to 2014. Quest, an adventure game, not an RPG, by The Adventure Guild has been released with ambitions to also create a publishing platform. Will the tabletop hobby see its own “Epic Gamestore” muscle in on DriveThruRPG?

#wotc #warhammer #questgame #dnd

Quest Adventure Game
https://www.adventure.game/

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The Complete Mutant Chronicles Part Three – The First Corporate Wars

Greed, violence, war…
Thus has it always been,
Thus shall it always be…
Corporation against Corporation,
Humanity against the Dark Powers…
The Dark Legion, the Brotherhood…
Our technology turned against us…
War without end…
Amen.

In Part Three: The First Corporate Wars, the release of the Dark Symmetry has crippled the Inner Worlds by infecting “thinking machines”. Humanity is pushed to the brink of collapse by the loss of technology and the paranoia and violence that grows in its absence. Alternative technology is discovered allowing for space travel and secrets that were once thought buried surface with deadly results.

The Complete Mutant Chronicles is a new lore series covering the dark history of humanity. Starting with the death of Old Earth and the rise of the Megacorporations, the first Corporate Wars and the unleashing of the Dark Powers, then through the Dark Symmetry, Dark Legion, and finally the Dark Eden eras. If you are a long time fan of the Mutant Chronicles or just know it from the Warzone miniatures game, this gives you the complete story of our conquered solar system that will bring back old memories or inspire you to make new ones.

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#mutantchronicles #warzone #targetgames #scifi #wargame #ttrpg #lore #dieselpunk #rpglore

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 058: Patrick Rothfuss RPG, Mile High Comics Responds to DC, Warhammer 40k 9th Edition and The Bitter Reach

Patrick Rothfuss and James D’Amato are creating an RPG set in the world of the Kingkiller Chronicles. Specifically, the University’s Arcanum where, with the author, Bee Zelda, Satine Phoenix, and Liz Anderson will play four students along with on the OneShot podcast every Monday. Mile High Comics of Denver, Colorado responds to DC Comics leaving Diamond Distribution. The core rules for the 9th edition of Warhammer 40k are released for free. The Bitter Reach, a new expansion and campaign setting for Forbidden Lands by Free League, has been officially released. We did an unboxing if you want a sneak peek.
#freeleague #bitterreach #rcharvey

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 057: Dungeon Scrawl in Beta, Tunnel and Trolls Bundle, 5E Diversity Errata, All for One: Régime Diabolique RPG, Paizo Apology, and Origins Online Cancelled

Dungeon Scrawl, an excellent web-based mapping application, is in open BETA, free with no ads or paywall. Tunnels and Trolls has a new updated Bundle of Holding. Wizards of the Coast releases diversity errata for some popular adventures. Paizo apologizes for having players play the role of police in its most recent still unpublished adventure. All for One: Régime Diabolique RPG is a game of supernatural swashbuckling horror and adventure in a demon-plagued 17th century France, published in 2010. Origins Online run by GAMA is canceled due to their delayed BLM response and the subsequent protest.

#dungeonscrawl #allforonerpg #originsonline

All for One: Régime Diabolique RPG
https://www.tripleacegames.com/brands/all-for-one-regime-diabolique/

Tunnels and Trolls Bundle of Holding:
https://bundleofholding.com/presents/Tunnels2020

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Idle Red Hands 056: Game of Thrones Play D&D, Indomitus 40k 9E Box, Magic Cards Banned, Legend of Vox Machina Delayed and KFConsole

Cast members from the HBO A Game of Thrones series play Dungeons and Dragons for charity. The new boxed set for 9th edition Warhammer 40k, Indomitus, revealed. It is not a starter set but does include the new 9E core rulebook. Wizards of the Coast bans Magic the Gathering cards and not for gameplay or balance reasons. Legends of Vox Machina Series delayed due to pandemic and localization reasons with no new release date announced. Kentucky Fried Chicken announces the “release” of their KFConsole, opportunistically timed to take advantage of the Sony Playstation 5 and new Microsoft Xbox announcements.

Indomitus Boxed Set:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/06/13/warhammer-40000-preview-whats-in-the-boxgw-homepage-post-1/

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Episode 227: How To Play Star Wars

If you played Star Wars as a kid on the playground or with the almost endless number of Kenner toys, you probably wanted to try it on the tabletop as a role-playing game. What is the best way to do it? What system would you use? Of the licensed game out there from West End Games or Fantasy Flight Games and also the fan homebrews, which system would you choose? Are there better systems that have never been adapted? We try to cover the topic including what makes a game feel like Star Wars and how you explore the universe without the rules getting in the way. This discussion could equally apply to all games based on popular intellectual properties and how to make a successful translation to the tabletop. Session zero and understanding player expectations as well as what are the limitations of the setting are also covered.

So sharpen those lightsabers and swaddle those HVTs as we dive deep into playing Star Wars as a roleplaying game from three different perspectives.
#starwars #westendgames #pbta #fantasyflightgames

 

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