Chris Spivey is best known for his award-winning RPG Harlem Unbound. Now this African-American war veteran is taking on the weird west with the Haunted West RPG, a game we hope to be able to play very soon.
The Eberron: Rising from the Last War Campaign setting book takes the mysterious and magical land of Eberron and brings it in line with the new fifth edition Dungeon and Dragons rules. This solid supplement also adds some interesting elements like a patron system and a new crafting-based artificer class.
Why can’t zombies write good music? They can only de-compose. And where to people buy their giant hammers? A maul. These and many other role-playing-centered witticisms can be found in the hilariously great A Dragon Walks into a Bar RPG joke book.
In this wonderful new boxed set, the crazy comedy of Rick and Morty take on the greatest RPG game ever made, Dungeons and Dragons. This is probably one of the coolest, funniest and most unique takes on the game ever created. And of course, Rick and Morty fans will be in heaven.
We all know that Brandon Sanderson is a master storyteller and novelist. His latest work, Starsight is yet another sci-fi gem. Set after the events of Skyward, it features even more crazy and lovable characters in an interesting spacefaring world.
Going well beyond typical advice about improving role-playing games, author James D’Amato actually divides up various games by type, and then offers specific help to keep things interesting and fun. It’s a must read for any game master looking to level up their performance.
Part western, part mystery, part action-adventure, The Antares Maelstrom is a fast-paced tale set in the Star Trek universe. Events on a small backwater non-federation planet will test Kirk, Sulu, Scotty and the entire crew of our beloved Enterprise.
Inspired by the god sims such as Black and White and dungeon managers like Dungeon Keeper, God of Gnomes finds a boy named Corey in the unusual position of trying to save the last of the Gnomes race. Videogames merge with literature this week in our GiN book review.
As the fourth entry in the Dream State Saga, Lost in the Game advances the plot much closer to resolution, and we really want to know what happens. If you have ever wanted to fall fully into a videogame, then Lost in the Game will show both the joys and pain that such a fantasy would entail.
Mastermind is one of those books where the main character exists inside a computer role-playing game. Sometimes called LitRPG, they can be fun reads for those who love both videogaming and role-playing. Mastermind: Titan Online however, is off to a rough start.