GiN reporter and reviewer Colin Flanigan traveled to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to enjoy the annual TravellerCon USA convention. While there, he attended a show with the creator of the RPG, ran a game, and met with some devoted fans who keep playing in and advancing the Traveller RPG world. There is also an upcoming charity livestream that you don’t want to miss.
GiN Reviewer Colin Flanigan journeyed to Travellercon to check out one of the world’s newest role-playing games, a sci-fi epic based on the classic “Dumarest of Terra” series of novels by Edwin Charles Tubbs. For sci-fi fans, this is a game that they will not want to miss.
Dungeon and Dragons players first got a glimpse of the Spelljammer campaign setting in 1989, with medieval type adventurers piloting sailing ships through space. That amazing concept has now been recreated and updated in a massive new Spelljammer: Adventures in Space compendium that is not to be missed.
It’s fun to welcome characters from sci-fi, horror, x-punk, superhero, western and other genres into our campaigns. The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide, an expansion from the core book that mostly just covers Dungeons and Dragons characters, helps us to do that in an interesting way.
What started as a gathering of a few friends and musicians at the Southern California Renaissance Faire has turned into one of the most popular RPG podcast networks, the now famous Happy Jacks.
Gamers looking for comedy, role-playing and glorious geek culture should look no further than The Good Time Society. It’s the pure joy of nerd chic.
One of the most innovative games we have covered in recent years is Haunted West. That RPG was featured on two excellent gameplay podcasts that were fun to experience and featured some big names in the role-playing and RPG game making community.
The GiN Live playtest of the Role20 Dune RPG is going well. GiN readers who signed up to play with us are busy building their houses and conquering Arrakis plus all the political intrigue of that storied universe.
Those looking for a great new role-playing game to play with friends will love Haunted West. The fact that this excellent RPG and system comes along with 800 pages of historical context is just an incredible bit of icing on this delicious cake.
Roll20 is one of the best platforms available for playing role-playing games remotely with friends. But it could always be better, and that is just what COO Corey Rosemond is working on right now. We find out what’s up on the platform, and what is coming soon.