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 […]

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 […]

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 &#8211 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 […]

The Horror Out Of Hagsjaw Funded on Indiegogo &#8211 RPGs

"The Horror Out Of Hagsjaw" Funded on Indiegogo – RPGs

With a mere eighteen hours left to get on board, the Indiegogo campaign for the Necromancer Games RPG campaign adventure called The Horror At Hacksjaw has been funded many times over, at a whopping 831%. This 5th-10th-level adventure module is purportedly geared towards games of Pathfinder, Dungeons & Dragons (Fifth Edition), and other Sword and Sorcery-type settings. […]

How to Build a Better Role-Playing Game [Opinion]

How to Build a Better Role-Playing Game [Opinion]

[caption id="attachment_1139729" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Bethesda[/caption]Though Japanese RPGs have a firm template in place for how each release from that stable should be approached, Western RPGs have always been scattershot Isometric visions of apocalyptic wastelands, sprawling high fantasy tales rife with warring factions, and even the gambles that mimic a JRPG, right down to the[...]

WizKids Set to Drop Village People Miniatures in June

WizKids Set to Drop Village People Miniatures in June

One of the most valuable tools for a fantasy role playing game is the miniatures. They act as an immersive element for the setting that the game master has created, and having the right miniatures for that setting can go a long way towards pulling the players into the game. So, what do you do […]

Tabletop Games Booming on Kickstarter But is That a Good Thing

Tabletop Games Booming on Kickstarter, But is That a Good Thing?

Tabletop games have been doing phenomenal business on Kickstarter, according to online consultant ICO Partners. Tabletop projects generated over $165 million on the crowd-sourcing giant in 2018 alone, and make up close to a third of the total revenue raised on the site. According to ICO, Tabletop games had seen a 20% increase in funding […]

Reinventing the Holiday Tradition of Ghost Stories with Ten Candles

Reinventing the Holiday Tradition of Ghost Stories with Ten Candles

This may come as a shock to a lot of our American readers, but Christmas Eve in the United Kingdom is often celebrated in a rather macabre way- with the telling of ghost stories! If the thought of gathering around the fire and trading spooky stories with loved ones sounds like your cup of wassail, […]

Leveling Up Your Dungeon Mastery: Pre-Game

Leveling Up Your Dungeon Mastery: Pre-Game

That beat-up old red box got a lot of mileage, and I've made life-long friends in the years since based off of our shared love of RPGs. One constant for me has been that I almost always end up running the game sessions that I play in, and I have noticed a lot of things that[...]

Bleeding Cool Tabletop: An Interview with Jodi Black

Bleeding Cool Tabletop: An Interview with Jodi Black

Savage Worlds from Pinnacle Entertainment Group is one of the best plug-and-play Role Playing systems on the market. The newest version, Savage Worlds: Adventure Edition, is winding up its campaign on Kickstarter. Pinnacle Operations Manager and Managing Editor Jodi Black was kind enough to take a moment to talk about the game. *** Bleeding Cool: Hi, […]

Elder Dice Bringing a Bit of Eldritch Horror to All Your Tabletop Games

Elder Dice, Bringing a Bit of Eldritch Horror to All Your Tabletop Games

Even the sci-fi RPGs, D&D sessions, anything that requires a handful of dice is a great choice for these, because they're pretty snazzy The project started as a Kickstarter, which was pretty darn successful for obvious reasons.Obviously there’s a lot of crossover between H.P Lovecraft fans and tabletop players -- which is exactly the target[...]

Valiant Show New Footage From Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe &#8211 Wondercon 2017

Valiant Show New Footage From Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe – Wondercon 2017

Nick Kazden reports from Wondercon for Bleeding Cool: I know it's April Fool's day, but I'm not joking when I say the new footage for Valiant's upcoming Ninjak Vs. The Valiant Universe looks pretty damn good. Hunter Gorinson, VP of Marketing and Communications for Valiant Entertainment led a panel packed with key players in the […]