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Final Fantasy XIV TTRPG Leaked by Square Enix

Today Square Enix opened the store page of a tabletop RPG dedicated to the super-popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. The page was taken down a few hours after it appeared, indicating that the product…

September 20, 2023 | 06:31 EDT

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Planet Fist Brings Narrative Focus To Skirmish Wargaming

What happens when even the threat of death on the battlefield goes away? How many completely insane ways can you blow yourself up? These answers and more are explored in I Have The High Ground and…

September 5, 2023 | 03:40 EDT

The cover art for the Traveller Companion Update 2024 book supplement, featuring several humans in jumpsuits and aliens socializing in front of a starship.

Traveller Companion Update 2024 Brings New Rules To Sci-Fi RPG

Mongoose Publishing has announced a new supplement for their sci-fi TTRPG, Traveller. The Traveller Companion Update 2024 introduces brand new variant rules for the vast sci-fi RPG. These alternative…

September 1, 2023 | 03:27 EDT

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The One Ring Moria – Through The Doors of Durin Fully Funded In 4 Minutes

Recently, the Kickstarter for a brand new The One Ring expansion went live. Free League Publishing's latest tale for the Middle-earth TTRPG, Moria – Through The Doors of Durin, brings players to one…

August 30, 2023 | 02:48 EDT

A promo image for The Magnus Archives TTRPG, featuring the rulebook, a tape recorder, a stack of folders, a cup of coffee, and a pair of glowing green eyes.

The Magnus Archives TTRPG Fully Funded Within 30 Minutes

Recently, Monte Cook Games and Rusty Quill launched their crowdfunding campaign for The Magnus Archives TTRPG. This is another high-profile award-winning horror anthology podcast being adapted to the…

August 29, 2023 | 03:44 EDT

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Doctors and Daleks Comes To Retail

Last year, Cubicle 7 announced Doctors and Daleks. This TTRPG is a D&D 5e conversion of the long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who. Not only is there a release date set this Fall, but it…

August 23, 2023 | 02:38 EDT

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Tal'Dorei Reborn Now Available on D&D Beyond

A new supplement is now live on D&D Beyond. In addition to Bigby Presents: Glory of Giants, Wizards of the Coast has released their very first third-party book on the platform. That inaugural…

August 17, 2023 | 12:43 EDT

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Hit The Road, Jack Brings The Chase To The Table

A new indie TTRPG has been released. This very creative part of the industry has yielded many fascinating experiences, from Under The Autumn Strangely's pastoral horror to Backroads' southern gothic…

August 14, 2023 | 03:30 EDT

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Shadow of the Weird Wizard Kickstarter Funded In One Day

A new fantasy TTRPG Kickstarter campaign, Shadow of the Weird Wizard, went live today. It was designed to be an evolution of an earlier TTRPG, Shadow of the Demon Lord. That very campaign has not…

August 9, 2023 | 12:38 EDT

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Pathfinder Remaster Previewed By Paizo Inc.

Back in April, Paizo announced the Pathfinder Remaster project. This would revise several key rulebooks for Pathfinder Second Edition, allowing the game to switch from WOTC's OGL to Paizo's ORC…

August 8, 2023 | 03:08 EDT

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Welcome To Night Vale TTRPG Announced

A new TTRPG adaptation of a horror podcast has been announced. Specifically, Renegade Game Studios have announced that they will be producing and publishing an official Welcome To Night Vale TTRPG.…

August 3, 2023 | 01:28 EDT

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Anansi's Tapestry of Lives Available in Early Access on Drivethru RPG

Last year, Neverending Inc launched a Kickstarter for Anansi's Tapestry of Lives. It is an extensive D&D 5e supplement, providing GMs with hundreds of unique NPCs and magic items to use in their…

July 26, 2023 | 03:37 EDT

The book cover for Obojima: Tales from the Tall Grass, depicting a young girl in a pink dress riding a large skeletal dragon through a bright cheery sky.

D&D Supplement Obojima: Tales from the Tall Grass Promises Studio Ghibli-Inspired Adventure

A new third-party D&D 5e supplement is coming to Kickstarter. This new project, Obojima: Tales from the Tall Grass, is a book that aims to bring the immersive qualities of Studio Ghibli films to…

July 24, 2023 | 03:52 EDT

A screenshot of the hardcover of Star Trek Captain's Log Solo Roleplaying Game, featuring the artwork and combadge from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Star Trek Captain's Log Solo Roleplaying Game Charts A New Course

A new solo journaling TTRPG is coming from Modiphius Entertainment. The tabletop publisher has seen considerable success thanks to it developing TTRPGs based on beloved properties like Fallout,…

July 11, 2023 | 03:04 EDT

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Critical Role's Candela Obscura Quickstart Guide Released Ahead of Premiere

Update: Today on May 25th the QuickStart Guide was released for Candela Obscura including a video giving viewers a brief rundown of what the character sheet looks like and how to make sense of it.…

May 9, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Matthew Mercer Leads Dimension 20: The Ravening War, Prequel To A Crown of Candy

The fairy tale horror season of Dimension 20: Neverafter has just come to a close and with that, a new story is about to unfold in the Dome. Dimension 20: The Ravening War is a prequel set 20 years…

April 19, 2023 | 01:35 EDT

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Pathfinder Creator Paizo Releases First Draft of Open RPG Creative License & Asks for Feedback

Paizo, well known for the Pathfinder tabletop system, has released the first draft of its Open RPG Creative License (ORC).  The draft is a 4-page document available on Paizo's own website and it's a…

April 7, 2023 | 10:02 EDT

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Pathfinder Creators Stay the Course on ORC License Despite WOTC's OGL Retraction

Following an industry-shaking series of leaks about its intentions to create a new OGL which would have seriously limited independent creators' ability to generate and monetize content using D&D'…

January 28, 2023 | 11:46 EST

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Paizo Announces OGL Replacement Open RPG Creative License

Paizo Publishing is the latest company to come out swinging against Wizards of the Coast and the leaked Open Gaming License (OGL) 1.1 that has been causing an uproar around the industry, and the…

January 12, 2023 | 09:26 EST

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One D&D Expert Class Playtest Now Live

Wizards of the Coast have released the One D&D Expert Class playtest. The tabletop publishing giant has been getting feedback from players around the world for what will be the next generation of…

September 29, 2022 | 03:39 EDT

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New D&D Mini Packs Announced by Wizkids

New D&D mini packs are on the way from Wizkids. The company's line of miniatures formally called "Nolzur's Marvelous Miniatures" are almost ubiquitous due to their lines producing characters and…

September 27, 2022 | 03:28 EDT

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Brandon Sanderson Announces Stormlight TTRPG

A Stormlight TTRPG is coming. This marks the second major TTRPG adaptation of fantasy author Brandon Sanderson's work, the last one being the Mistborn Adventure Game. While details are scarce about…

September 22, 2022 | 03:51 EDT

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Wizards of the Coast Launches D&D Classroom Materials

Teachers around North America may be getting D&D classroom materials. Wizards of the Coast have announced they want to bring the benefits of TTRPG groups and the thrills of D&D into the…

September 20, 2022 | 02:57 EDT

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One-Shot Wonders Funded Within 24 Minutes On Kickstarter

Today, the Kickstarter campaign for One-Shot Wonders went live. It is for a D&D 5e book that contains "over 100 unique session ideas" for gaming tables that want a single self-contained adventure…

September 16, 2022 | 03:27 EDT

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Pathfinder Strength of Thousands Bundle Brings Aid to Children

Paizo and Humble Bundle have partnered once more for the Pathfinder Strength of Thousands bundle. The tabletop publisher has continued to be a healthy competitor in the TTRPG space due to its ongoing…

September 13, 2022 | 03:36 EDT

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Monty Python TTRPG Is Coming To Kickstarter

A Monty Python TTRPG is on the way. The beloved British comedy group has been the creative force behind many enduring skit shows and farcical films. Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Meaning of Life…

September 8, 2022 | 02:34 EDT

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Modiphius Announces Fallout TTRPG Starter Sets

Fallout TTRPG starter sets are on the way. Modiphius Entertainment has produced several different TTRPGs based on official licenses ranging from the world of Dishonored to award-winning work on Frank…

September 6, 2022 | 03:01 EDT

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Wizards Revises D&D Hadozee Race Following Controversy

Update 09/04/22 11:20 AM: Wizards of the Coast has made an official statement regarding the D&D hadozee race changes. An official post on the D&D website states that not all content regarding…

September 2, 2022 | 03:17 EDT

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Chaosium Releases Pendragon Quick-Start Rules

Chaosium Publishing has released brand new Pendragon quick-start rules. The tabletop studio has made several popular TTRPGs in the past, including the swashbuckling 7th Sea and the investigative…

August 19, 2022 | 03:40 EDT

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Steinhardt's Guide to the Eldritch Hunt Raises $2.6 Million on Kickstarter

Today, MonkeyDM and Loot Tavern Publishing concluded their Kickstarter campaign for Steinhardt's Guide to the Eldritch Hunt. This was a crowdfunding campaign for a third-party Dungeons & Dragons…

August 18, 2022 | 04:23 EDT

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Modiphius Announces Masters of Dune Campaign Book

Modiphius Entertainment have announced Masters of Dune. This is a brand new campaign book for the studio's TTRPG adaptation of Frank Herbert's iconic sci-fi novel, Dune: Adventures In The Imperium.…

August 10, 2022 | 03:02 EDT

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Free League Announces Lord of the Rings 5e

Free League Publishing has officially announced Lord of the Rings 5e. The Swedish publishing studio has been prolific recently with its latest expansion for Vaesen available for pre-order, as well as…

August 8, 2022 | 02:34 EDT

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Cubicle 7 Announces Warhammer 40k: Imperium Maledictum

Cubicle 7 have announced a new TTRPG set in Games Workshop's grimdark sci-fi universe, Warhammer 40k Imperium Maledictum. This isn't the first TTRPG set in one of Games Workshop's worlds, there have…

August 5, 2022 | 05:37 EDT

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Vaesen Mythic Britain and Ireland Available for Pre-Order

Free League Publishing's newest expansion for their TTRPG, Vaesen Mythic Britain and Ireland, is now available for pre-order. The tabletop publisher's work has expanded in recent years, their work…

August 2, 2022 | 04:42 EDT

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Paizo Announces Pokemon Inspired RPG Supplement Battlezoo Eldamon

Fans of tabletop RPGs know how complicated the hobby can get. In addition to books of lore and rules, Game Masters need to manage so many different moving parts that players bring to the table. It is…

July 26, 2022 | 02:56 EDT

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Adventures In Rokugan Brings Legend of the 5 Rings To D&D 5e

A certain generation of tabletop RPG fans are fond of Legend of the Five Rings. Commonly abbreviated to L5R, it is a world inspired by East Asia folklore and mythology, with players taking on the…

July 22, 2022 | 04:30 EDT

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TSR's Star Frontiers New Genesis Playtest Contains Racist Content

TSR LLC is still moving forward with creating TTRPGs. The third incarnation of the tabletop company has recently released playtest material for the sci-fi RPG, Star Frontiers New Genesis. Putting…

July 21, 2022 | 04:59 EDT

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Wonders of the Multiverse Hints Return To Planescape

Wizards of the Coast has released new Unearthed Arcana for Dungeons and Dragons called Wonders of the Multiverse. This playtests material for the world's most popular roleplaying game not just allows…

July 19, 2022 | 03:32 EDT

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Spelljammer Academy On D&D Beyond For Free

Since Wizards of the Coast purchased the digital platform D&D Beyond back in April, a lot of promotional material has released. In celebration of the company's acquisition of the platform, they…

July 11, 2022 | 01:34 EDT

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I Have The High Ground TTRPG Releases This Month

The world of tabletop game development has expanded in recent years. In addition to board games based on officially licensed multimedia properties from video games to sci-fi novels to horror…

July 7, 2022 | 03:03 EDT

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Vikingverse TTRPG Coming This July To Kickstarter

Fans of tabletop games and sci-fi have had plenty of projects to look forward to. These include official adaptations of the iconic and influential Blade Runner, a board game based on the Franco-…

July 6, 2022 | 02:25 EDT

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Roll20 and DMs Guild Partnership Announced

When it comes to TTRPGs, the community has plenty of options for how they want to play. In addition to physical tables with sheets and dice, there are virtual tabletop programs. The most popular…

June 27, 2022 | 02:07 EDT

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What You Can Experience At Free RPG Day 2022

When it comes to TTRPGs, the community can seem impenetrable from the outside. Despite the industry taking steps towards inclusiveness, the simple act of walking into a game store and sitting at a…

June 24, 2022 | 03:19 EDT

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Journeys Beyond The Radiant Citadel Coming To DMs Guild

The TTRPG community have been anticipating the release of Dungeons and Dragons' newest adventure book, Journeys Through The Radiant Citadel. It has been promoted as an anthology adventure book with…

June 23, 2022 | 02:36 EDT

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D&D 5e Journeys Through The Radiant Citadel First Chapter Available For Free

Since Wizards of the Coast officially purchased the digital platform D&D Beyond, the studio has released free content for its users. To celebrate the purchase, they gave away two supplements for…

June 21, 2022 | 12:19 EDT

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Dungeons and Dragons' Vecna 5e Statblock Revealed

In the world of Dungeons and Dragons, there are a few iconic names. There is the magnificent wizard, Mordenkainen, and his various discoveries across the multiverse. There is the Drow hero, Drizzt Do…

June 10, 2022 | 02:10 EDT

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Monte Cook Games Announces Cypher System Open License

A certain generation of tabletop players are familiar with Monte Cook Games. Monte Cook contributed extensively to the lore and rules of Dungeons and Dragons, including certain prewritten adventures…

June 7, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

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Pathfinder Society Year Four Announced, Abomination Vaults Coming to D&D 5e

In the world of tabletop RPGs, Paizo Publishing's Pathfinder is seen as healthy competition to Dungeons and Dragons. Paizo has managed to stand out from Wizards of the Coast thanks to well-received…

June 3, 2022 | 03:16 EDT