Role Playing Games


Paizo Issues Update on Coronavirus Situation

Paizo Issues Update On Coronavirus Situation

Considering the outbreak of Coronavirus out there in the world, causing all sorts of social distancing and – dare we say – isolation, things look plenty bleak – and especially for tabletop gamers right now. Fortunately, companies like Paizo (creator of such games as Pathfinder and Starfinder) have issued responses and periodic updates to keep gamers in […]

Gamestop Claims "Essential Retail" Status, "Can Stay Open"

Wizards of the Coast Issues Statement Regarding Coronavirus

During trying times such as these, with the spread of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) many gamers, and tabletop gamers in particular, are affected heavily by the social distancing tactics taken in response to the pandemic. Wizards of the Coast is one of many tabletop gaming companies to provide a response to this pandemic outbreak. […]

2020 Gaming "Origins Awards" Nominees Announced!

2020 Tabletop Gaming "Origins Awards" Nominees Announced!

At GAMA 2020, the Game Manufacturer's Association's invite-only trade show, members of GAMA voted on the nominees for the 2020 Origins Awards, which promote and award tabletop gaming excellence. Some of these nominees are familiar to many of you (and some of them I'd even covered on this very site!), while others are definitely a […]

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

If you've been living anywhere besides under a literal rock during the times of between two weeks ago and now (and, let's face it, even those living under a rock might apply!), you know that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been plaguing the entire world as a full-on pandemic. In fact, you're probably […]

Adepticon 2020 is the Latest Coronavirus Con Casualty

AdeptiCon 2020 is the Latest Coronavirus Con Casualty

Coronavirus is at it again, and most certainly is not pulling any punches. In a release made on their website, the staff of AdeptiCon 2020, the latest tabletop gaming convention to bite the dust (for this year, at least), had this to say: Since the very first AdeptiCon, held eighteen years ago, we've made it […]

LEGO "Super Mario" Set May Revolutionize Tabletop Gaming

LEGO "Super Mario" Set May Revolutionize Tabletop Gaming

In a world where sickness has taken center stage and isolationism has risen to an all-time high, video games have become the main source of escape for gamers looking for their fix of fun. However, on the opposite end of this spectrum, tabletop gaming is undergoing what I'd like to call a silent revolution, through […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Rennaissance! Pt. 2

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 4

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Rennaissance! Pt. 2

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 2

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"ALIEN: The RPG" Arriving in 7 New Languages

"ALIEN: The RPG" Arriving in 7 New Languages

After an initial print run that sold out everywhere on December 10th, 2019, Alien: The Role-Playing Game is set to be distributed in seven other languages! From the press release we at Bleeding Cool have received from Free League Publishing: The Xenomorphs are taking over the world. Free League Publishing and 20th Century Fox are proud to announce a host […]

"Animal Adventure" New Kickstarter Fully Funded, Ends Tomorrow!

"Animal Adventure" New Kickstarter Fully Funded, Ends Tomorrow!

With just under 22 hours left for backers to further fund this campaign, Russ Charles's Kickstarter for Animal Adventures: Secrets of Gullet Cove, in association with Steamforged Games, is fully funded and more! As of writing, the campaign has made nearly $429,000. From the Kickstarter page: Animal Adventures is back with a pawsome new campaign setting […]

Review: Patrick Stuart's "Fire On The Velvet Horizon"

Review: Patrick Stuart's "Fire On The Velvet Horizon"

Hello, loyal readers, it is with a heavy and awed heart that I bring to you my review of the infamously-muddled monster manual known as Fire on the Velvet Horizon by Patrick Stuart (not to be confused with Patrick Stewart, who plays Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Picard, obviously). No, this Patrick Stuart […]

"Starfinder: The Threefold Conspiracy" Releases New Adventure

"Starfinder: The Threefold Conspiracy" Releases New Adventure

Get ready, Starfinder fans – a new Adventure Path is beginning to unfold for Paizo Inc.'s science-fiction role-playing game! This is Starfinder's 25th Adventure Path, and part one of six chapters of The Threefold Conspiracy series. And apparently, the Adventure will begin with one heck of a murder mystery! From the product page on Paizo Inc.'s website: […]

"Extinction Curse" Adventure Begins! - "Pathfinder"

"Extinction Curse" Adventure Begins! – "Pathfinder"

Strike up the band, and cue up "Entry of the Gladiators" by Julius Fucik, because the circus is coming to town, by way of Pathfinder's newest adventure module by Paizo Inc.! Yes, "Extinction Curse" is the newest module by Paizo for Pathfinder, the acclaimed fantasy role-playing game. From what we know from Paizo, the first chapter of […]

"Altered Carbon: The Role Playing Game" On Kickstarter

"Altered Carbon: The Role Playing Game" On Kickstarter

Hunters Entertainment, alongside Skydance Television (the team responsible for the Altered Carbon television show), has developed the Kickstarter campaign for Altered Carbon: The Role Playing Game! At this exact moment, the campaign is very nearly funded to its goal of $20,000 (it's already $17,721 in as of writing this very figure!), and the campaign just started […]

"Flight of the Sleepers" Releases Monthly - "Starfinder"

"Flight of the Sleepers" Releases Monthly – "Starfinder"

Paizo Inc.'s science-fiction role-playing game Starfinder is about to receive a new set of adventure modules to be released monthly. The exact date is not known yet but "Flight of the Sleepers" is speculated to release its modules starting in April. From the press release: Barely escaping a doomed transport, the heroes find themselves trapped within […]

New "Animal Adventures" Models, Book on Kickstarter!

New "Animal Adventures" Models, Book on Kickstarter!

Brace yourself, loyal readers – this news is a bit hairy. It's a new line of models and a book for Animal Adventures! Animal Adventures: Secrets of Gullet Cove is a new book by Steamforged Games, launching its Kickstarter tomorrow, January 28th! This "swashbuckling adventure set" is one that will expand the Animal Adventures line into its own […]

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Kickstarter appears to be the present and the future of tabletop gaming. According to data released by Kickstarter themselves not even a week ago, they funded $208 million-plus dollars worth of games last year, more than any year before it, continuing an upward trend of games companies both commercial and indie alike coming to the […]

"Symbar - Mother of Darkness" Out 1/28

"Symbar – Mother of Darkness" Out 1/28

Free League Publishing, creators of the official ALIEN RPG, have announced that their new campaign module for their dark fantasy game Symbaroum, called "Symbar – Mother of Darkness", is slated to come out on January 28th, 2020. According to the press release: Enter the vast Forest of Davokar on a hunt for treasure, lost wisdom […]