The Weekly 075: Stuff of Legend Puppet Actual Play, Muppetborn for 5E and Zinequest 3 on Kickstarter

We talk about the new actual play series, Stuff of Legend, that uses puppets to play out the action of their roleplay session. Is the future of AP felt-based? In the same spirit, we take a look at the Muppetborn race for 5E by BJ Hypes. It is a well made and very charming way to play Kermit the Assassin. Finally, this month will bring us 470 indie zine RPG projects on Kickstarter as part of Zinequest 3. It is a chance for game designers to create a physical version of their projects that may have only been available digitally in the past.
#stuffoflegend #muppetborn #zinequest3 #actualplay

Zinequest 3:
https://www.kickstarter.com/zinequest

Muppetborn 5E:
https://bjhypes.com/dndcreations/

Nmity Stories Podcast:
https://nmitystories.buzzsprout.com/
https://www.nmitycorp.com/
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nmity-stories/id1548468297

Abusecartoons:
http://abusecartoons.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCETKlDtEd4TAjqIBBC3aNng

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The Weekly 070: The Well RPG, Hasbro Prepping Wizards of the Coast for Sale and TTRPG Alignment

The Well by Peter Schaefer is an original tabletop roleplaying game currently on Kickstarter. Our conspiracies align as rumors that Hasbro is prepping Wizards of the Coast for sale emerge. We also discuss alignment in TTPRGs and if it is useful and why is it still around. #thewellrpg #wotc #hasbro #alignment

The Well RPG on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shoelesspetegames/the-well-roleplaying-game

Online Alignment Test:
https://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd%2Fdnd%2F20001222b

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The Weekly 069: Gale Force Nine Sues Wizards of the Coast, ROLE Virtual Tabletop Early Access and Failing Forward

After twelve years of working together, Gale Force Nine is suing Wizards of the Coast for non-payment. WotC is stating dissatisfaction with the translation work done for TRPG Club for Korean translation and Black Book Editions for the French translation. ROLE is calling itself a dating app for roleplaying players and groups. They will open their early access to not only Kickstarter backers, but anyone interested in trying the platform. We also talk about failing forward in tabletop game systems like Powered by the Apocalypse, Year Zero Engine, 2d20 and Gumshoe.

#galeforcenine #rolevtt #failingforward #theweekly

 

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The Weekly 066: Games Workshop Goes to Kickstarter, Dragonlance Authors Sue Wizards of the Coast and Playing Horror on the Tabletop

Games Workshop licensing is now open to proposals for merchandise using the Warhammer IP. This includes crowdfunding those projects on Kickstarter. The authors of the Dragonlance novels, Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, are suing Wizards of the Coast due to the breakdown of the revision process for the first draft of the first book of the, now in doubt, next trilogy of novels. Our topic this week is about using horror in your tabletop games. What are the considerations and how should you pace a one-shot or campaign?
#horror #dragonlance #gamesworkshop

The Trajectory of Fear – or How to Use
Horror Tropes Effectively in your Game by Ash Law
https://img.fireden.net/tg/image/1453/84/1453840962349.pdf

The theme song is “Chips” by Kokoro no Me used with permission
https://kokoronome.bandcamp.com/

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Unboxing Tartarus Gate by Rebellion Unplugged – Physical Pledge for the RPG Magazine Kickstarter

Unboxing and Flipthrough of the first issue of a new RPG series from 2000 AD and Judge Dredd publishers Rebellion. Each issue is a stand-alone game for up to seven players, from some of the most exciting RPG designers and artists in the industry.

Designed for ease of play for veterans and newbies alike, all you need to play is the magazine, some pencils and three six-sided dice.

The rules and format are designed around accessibility and ease of play for beginner and established players alike. First-time role players can read the four-page rule sheet, choose the most fun-sounding character, and get straight to playing.

One player is the Games Master, while the others control up to six Protagonists who will lead the story. The magazine has been carefully laid out for ease of GMing, keeping all of the important information at a glance. The rules are designed to keep the action flowing while giving the GM a clear structure to work with.

Every conflict roll is contested, so attacks and damage are decided in a single moment. All rolls are on three six-sided dice, so even with the odds against you, you’ll always have a fighting chance.

#rebellionunplugged #2000AD #judgedredd

Preorder your physical copy or PDF here:

Adventure Presents: Tartarus Gate

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 064: DriveThru RPG Redesign, New Alien Module Released, Acheron RPG Headed to Kickstarter, Ultraviolet Grasslands Free Player’s Guide and Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

The DriveThru RPG website is previewing its long-overdue redesign. Free League released a new adventure module for their Alien RPG called Destroyer of Worlds. It is a boxed set and features the colonial space marines prominently. Stay frosty. They also released a starter box that is a collection of the game accessories they previously released along with custom dice and a condensed rulebook. Dark World Studios will be running a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter for their Acheron RPG. Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden is the newest campaign module for 5E of the World’s Greatest Roleplaying Game. Buy us a copy and force Chris to review it! Ultraviolet Grasslands by Luka Rejec has a free player’s guide available and the physical game is available at the Exalted Funeral webstore.

#acheronrpg #ultravioletgrasslands # alienrpg #icewinddale

Send us a copy of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden and force Chris to review it!
https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1VTJO6HG3PLV6?ref_=wl_share

Download the BETA rules for the Dark Studios’ Acheron RPG:
https://www.darkworldstudios.net/

Ultraviolet Grasslands:
https://wizardthieffighter.itch.io/ultraviolet-grasslands-and-the-black-city-uvg

Free Player’s Guide:
https://wizardthieffighter.itch.io/uvg-free-player-guide

UVG Physical copies:
https://www.exaltedfuneral.com/collections/luka-rejec/products/the-ultra-violet-grasslands-and-the-black-city

Alien RPG Destroyer of Worlds digital version:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/320111/ALIEN-RPG-Destroyer-of-Worlds?affiliate_id=2081746

Alien RPG bundle physical bundle:
https://frialigan.se/en/store/?product_id=4927322128521

 

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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

https://www.secretsofblackmoor.com/

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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 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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