Other Games

News and chat about the latest D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games!

Episodes

This week, Morrus and Peter delve into the final of the U-Series modules for Dungeons & Dragons, The Final Enemy in anticipation for the release of Ghosts of Saltmarsh. In the news, the Pathfinder 2nd Ed live stream Oblivion Oath starts, ex-BioWare devs’ Odyssey of the Dragonlords for 5e launches Kickstarter, RPGs up but games overall down in 2018 industry financial report, and more! Plus a brand new user-submitted sketch, Our Favorite Game in All the World, and more!

News

If Spells and Abilities Were Written How My Players Use Them (some mild NSFW language) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6216-If-Spells-and-Abilities-Were-Written-How-My-Players-Use-Them

Pathfinder 2nd Ed Live Stream Oblivion Oath Launches https://paizo.com/community/blog/v5748dyo6sgkx?New-on-YouTube-The-First-Episode-of-Oblivion

Savage Worlds Kickstarter Shipment Delayed https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/545820095/savage-worlds-adventure-edition/posts/2458664

Ex-BioWare Designers Launch Odyssey of the Dragonlords Kickstarter http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6223-Greek-inspired-Odyssey-of-the-Dragonlords-From-ex-Bioware-designers-On-Kickstarter

Star Wars Allies and Adversaries Preview https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2019/4/16/daring-allies-fearsome-foes/

Washington Post Talks About Dungeons & Dragons http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6224-The-Washington-Post-Weighs-In-On-D-D!

Amazon Launches Custom Dungeons & Dragons Page https://amzn.to/2IF4uem

Hobby Games Down 3% Overall, But RPGs Up 18% http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6231-Hobby-Games-Down-3-But-RPGs-Up-18

News Digest (Kickstarter Games Category Crosses $1 Billion Raised) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6225-News-Digest-1-Billion-Raised-for-Games-Via-Kickstarter-New-DM-Screen-Announced-a-Brand-New-Drizzt-Novel-Coming-This-Fall-and-more!

Humble Bundle Dungeons & Cities 3D Printable Terrain https://www.humblebundle.com/books/3d-printable-dungeons?partner=gamerstavern&charity=1326853

Boundless: A Drizzt Novel by R. A. Salvatore Available for Pre-Order https://amzn.to/2IGuUMw

A Touch More Class Preview http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6229-Which-of-these-D-D-classes-would-you-take-if-you-had-to-choose-one

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Kickstarters

Critical Core https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gametogrow/critical-core

The Grande Temple of Jing https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hammerdog/the-grande-temple-of-jing-5th-edition-and-other-ed

Deniable Assets https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rutskarn/deniable-assets-the-cybercorporate-villain-rpg

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U3: The Final Enemy (PDF) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17071/U3-The-Final-Enemy-1e?affiliate_id=36142

U1-U3 Bundle (PDF) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/110325/U1U3-Underwater-Series-1e-BUNDLE?affiliate_id=36142

Ghosts of Saltmarsh Pre-Order https://amzn.to/2DxctGe

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This week, Morrus and Peter take a look at the second part of the original Saltmarsh adventures, U2 Danger at Dunwater, in preparation for the release of Dungeons & Dragons Ghosts of Saltmarsh. In the news, we have a new deck of monster cards for D&D, new Acquisitions Inc. art, #DnDSelfie, Shadowrun 30th Anniversary products, new Star Trek Adventures products, and a LOT more plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, and a brand-new user-submitted sketch!

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News

D&D Monster Cards http://www.rpgnews.com/preview-two-new-decks-of-dd-monster-cards/

3D Printed Demon Lords http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6197-3D-Printing-D-D-s-Demon-Lords

Acquisitions Incorporated Preview Images http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6199-New-Acquisitions-Inc-Art

Lancer: Narrative Characters and Tactical Mechs http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6200-Lancer-Narrative-Characters-Tactical-Mechs&-Tactical-Mechs=

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: BattleTech and The Unseen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej2Yx9P_Eb8

#DnDSelfie https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2019/04/dd-the-dndselfie-shows-what-dd-players-really-look-like.html

News Digest (Shadowrun anniversary products, Star Trek Adventures minis and adventure) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6205-News-Digest-Shadowrun-30th-Anniversary-Products-New-Star-Trek-Adventures-Products-DnDSelfie-New-Lord-of-the-Rings-Game-and-more!

D&D’s Most Popular Spells http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6206-Cure-Wounds-is-D-D-s-Most-Popular-Spell&D-s-Most-Popular-Spell=

Vampire: The Masquerade Blood Feud MegaBoard Game https://www.geeknative.com/65190/white-wolf-announce-a-new-vampire-the-masquerade-megagame/

John Carter of Mars Month http://tesseraguild.com/press-release-john-carter-of-mars-month-new-video-blog-content-including-a-live-roleplay-stream-of-the-john-carter-of-mars-rpg/

Gale Force 9 Sword Coast Map and Saltmarsh DM Screen https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/42951/enhance-dungeons-dragons-adventures-gf9-june-releases

Big Eyes, Small Brain http://roleplayerschronicle.com/?p=50478

Stream of Many Eyes Wins Marketing Award https://www.geeknative.com/65215/team-dd-just-beat-the-mad-men-at-their-own-game/

D&D Class Posters https://www.geeknative.com/65197/12-silhouette-dd-class-posters/

Critical Role of Thrones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4cx7LSRKEo

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Kickstarters

Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/criticalrole/critical-role-the-legend-of-vox-machina-animated-s

Hidden Oddities: A Witch’s Primer https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/evaoddveig/hidden-oddities-a-witchs-primer

Ruin Masters https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1256540796/ruin-masters

Castles & Cats https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/castlesandcats/castles-and-cats

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U2: Danger and Dunwater

U1: The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh (PDF and Print-on-Demand, note that used copies of the original are going for over $100 right now while you can get the POD and PDF for just $11.99) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17069/U1-The-Sinister-Secret-of-Saltmarsh-1e?affiliate_id=36142

U2 Danger at Dunwater (PDF only) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17070/U2-Danger-at-Dunwater-1e?affiliate_id=36142

U3 The Final Enemy (PDF only) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17071/U3-The-Final-Enemy-1e?affiliate_id=36142

U1-U3 Underwater Bundle (PDF only) https://www.dmsguild.com/product/110325/U1U3-Underwater-Series-1e-BUNDLE

The Ghosts of Saltmarsh pre-order https://amzn.to/2UL6PdZ

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April 16, 2019

Sector 49 s1e24: Dreddful

It's the finale! The last episode of the Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign. Running around town, the group heads back to the Bedlam Saloon looking for a way to buy the farm, unluckily one may have just showed up in town. But never fear, we'll have news of a new show by Encounter Role-play starting very soon!

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April 13, 2019

Morrus Podcast Promo!

This is just a quick promo we've put together for the podcast. You might hear it pop up on other podcasts from time to time! We figured our listeners might like a sneak peek. 

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This week, Morrus and Peter attempt to definitively answer the question of why D&D is so popular. In the news, our sketch becomes reality as Wizards of the Coast announces the announcement for the announcement for the new Dungeons & Dragons product, John Wick and 7th Sea are going to Chaosium, a D&D cookbook, and more! Plus our favorite game in all the world, a new sketch based on a classic gaming tale, and Patreon Asked Questions!

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News

Acquisitions Inc. Book Officially Announced http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6174-Acquisitions-Inc-Book-Officially-Announced

…and available for pre-order https://amzn.to/2IwfutJ

Dungeons & Dragons Cookbook https://comicbook.com/gaming/2019/04/01/dungeons-and-dragons-cookbook/

Chaosium Buys 7th Sea, Hires John Wick http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6176-John-Wick-Sells-7th-Sea-to-Chaosium

The Journal of the Traveller’s Aid Society Returns https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/42886/mongoose-revive-the-journal-travellers-aid-society

D&D Stream The Descent Announced http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6184-New-D-D-Adventure-Reveal-On-17th-May-at-The-Descent&D-Adventure-Reveal-On-17th-May-at-The-Descent=

ENWorld News Digest (Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage Adventure Board Game, Paranoia Video Game) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6186-News-Digest-John-Wick-and-7th-Sea-to-Chaosium-Next-D-D-Announcement-Announced-Paranoia-gets-a-Video-Game-and-more!

Paizo Product Roundup http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6188-Paizo-Product-Roundup-Tyrant-s-Grasp-Maps-Chronicle-of-Legends-Occult-Adventures-and-Ultimate-Wilderness

Matt Corley Teases New Project http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6195-It-s-Not-A-Cartoon-But-What-Is-It

New York Times on Dungeons & Dragons https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/06/opinion/sunday/dungeons-and-dragons.html

Starfinder Beginner Box Unboxing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6191-Unboxing-The-Starfinder-Beginner-Box

Stranger Things D&D Starter Set Arrives Early to Amazon https://amzn.to/2X3OjdH

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Kickstarters

Ultimate Spheres of Power https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adammeyers/ultimate-spheres-of-power-the-complete-system-path

An Inner Darkness https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/golden-goblin-press/an-inner-darkness-for-7th-edition-call-of-cthulhu

BASE: A CaRdPG https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1778465766/base-a-cardpg

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D&D’s Popularity

Note: Many TV shows, movies, and songs were discussed in the show, but I’m focusing on the ones that are harder to find as they’re not by well-known, mainstream artists or studios.

Flashlight Brown “Ready to Roll” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ti1TKCK_Pw

Connor Anderson “Like a D6” (Parody of Far East Movement “Like a G6”) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNUnZgoUppM

Stephen Lynch “D&D” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgOB7VWjlSQ

The Gamers https://watch.thefantasy.network/the-gamers-2002/videos/the-gamers-1080p-2017

The Gamers: Dorkness Rising https://watch.thefantasy.network/the-gamers-dorkness-rising/videos/dorkness-rising-2011-master-1

The Gamers: Natural 1 https://watch.thefantasy.network/the-gamers-natural-one/videos/the-gamers-natural-one

The Gamers: Season 0 https://watch.thefantasy.network/videos/the-gamers-season-0

The Gamers: The Shadow Menace https://watch.thefantasy.network/videos/the-gamers-the-shadow-menace

Dark Dungeons (much better than Mazes and Monsters) https://watch.thefantasy.network/dark-dungeons-the-movie/videos/darkdungeonsthemovie-1080p-1

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Next week's finale of the Judge Dredd show draws closer! Heading to the Falling Star Hotel and Casino, the group tries to meet with Milton Shawsby to threaten him into dropping out of the potential mayoral race.

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April 4, 2019

#42: April Fools Games

This week, Morrus and Peter tickle their funny bone with the best tabletop RPG April Fools pranks of 2019 and go over several humorous roleplaying games available to keep the laughs coming. In the news, Call of Cthulhu sourcebook destroyed by Chinese censors, Wizards of the Coast looking for a new Community Manager for Dungeons & Dragons, Gamer’s Tavern (run by Your Editor Darryl) released a new video on the history of Dragonlance, Pathfinder 2nd Edition headed to the printers, a preview of the Acquisitions Inc. D&D sourcebook, and more! Plus Patreon Asked Questions, Our Favorite Game in All the World, and a brand new sketch!

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News

Chinese Government Burns Cthulhu RPG Print Run http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6158-China-Government-Burns-Cthulhu-RPG-Print-Run

Wizards of the Coast Looking for New Community Manager http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6167-Want-A-Job-As-WotC-s-Community-Manager

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: The Chronicle of Dragonlance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0SCGzDJbIo

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Headed to Printers https://twitter.com/jasonbulmahn/status/1111028732284657664

Acquisitions Inc. Sourcebook Preview http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6160-A-Look-At-The-D-D-Acquisitions-Inc-Book

One Page Adventure: The Mystery of Mordecai’s Monster http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6162-One-Page-Adventure-The-Mystery-of-Mordecai-s-Monster

Altered Carbon RPG Announced http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6169-There-s-An-Altered-Carbon-RPG-Coming

EN World News Digest (Talisman RPG, free adventure for Genesys/Shadow of the Beanstalk) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6168-News-Digest-Acquisitions-Inc-Preview-Call-of-Cthulhu-Censored-New-Pathfinder-and-D-D-Minis-and-more!

Arcana of the Ancients Kickstarter with Numenera Stretch Goal https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montecookgames/arcana-of-the-ancients-a-5e-science-fantasy-source/posts/2461930

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Kickstarters

Witch+Craft https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/astrolago/witch-craft-a-5e-supplemental

Cut to the Chase https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cuttothechase/cut-to-the-chase

Symbar: Mother of Darkness https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/symbar-mother-of-darkness

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April Fools

Gnome Stew’s The April Foolio of Fiends https://gnomestew.com/the-april-foolio-of-fiends/

Star Trek Adventures Tribble Player Character Race https://www.modiphius.net/products/star-trek-adventures-tribble-player-character-free-pdf

RuneQuest Update https://www.chaosium.com/blogrunequest-update-recently-discovered-early-writings-of-greg-stafford-prompt-revision-for-famous-praxian-tribe/

Toon http://www.sjgames.com/toon/

Maid https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/124551/Maid-The-RolePlaying-Game?affiliate_id=36142

Paranoia https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191159/Paranoia-Red-Clearance-Edition?affiliate_id=36142

Paranoia Video Game Announcement https://twitter.com/PlayParanoia/status/1113471219750166528

Red Dwarf RPG https://amzn.to/2G2dpEd

Low Life https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/91069/Low-Life?affiliate_id=36142

HoL (Human Occupied Landfill) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hol_(role-playing_game)

Pasión de las Pasiones https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/227009/Pasion-de-las-Pasiones-Ashcan-Edition?affiliate_id=36142

Fiasco https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/78548/Fiasco?affiliate_id=36142

Ghostbusters Roleplaying Game https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostbusters_(role-playing_game)

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More Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD mayhem! With a special April Fool's Day flourish, the group fights with the members of the Sundance Gang outside the Ritz Hotel to talk to Ace and get a place to stay while they figure out what to do next. 

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March 27, 2019

#41: RPG Crimes

This week, Morrus and Peter talk about RPG Crimes, the pet peeves, annoyances, and problems that arise at game tables that drive us all up the wall. In the news, Pathfinder co-creator now Dungeons & Dragons editor, the D&D movie has a new script, changes to the ENnie Awards, a chance to win a trip to PaizoCon, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, we answer your Patreon Asked Questions, and a brand new sketch!

News

RPG News http://www.rpgnews.com/

F. Wesley Schneider (co-creator of Pathfinder) is New D&D Editor http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6150-F-Wesley-Schneider-Is-D-D-s-New-Editor

New Script for D&D Movie http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6151-Casting-Begins-Soon-For-D-D-Movie

News Digest (D&D Movie News, Robin’s Laws of Good Gamemastering Reprint) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6152-News-Digest-D-D-Movie-News-a-New-Editor-for-D-D-More-Eberron-from-Keith-Baker-Robin-s-Laws-of-Good-Gamemastering-Reprint-and-more!

ENnie Award Category Changes http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/6393-2/

Starfinder Critical Fumble Deck https://amzn.to/2ux4MuI

Starfinder Critical Hit Deck https://amzn.to/2YvNICT

Win a Trip to PaizoCon http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6155-Want-To-Win-A-Trip-To-PaizoCon

New Starfinder Adventure Path https://paizo.com/community/blog/v5748dyo6sgjh?Walking-on-the-Sun

Mythological Figures: Brünnhilde http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6153-Mythological-Figures-Br%FCnnhilde-(5E)

Warriors & Weapons, Monsters & Creatures Art Preview https://twitter.com/Jetpack_7/status/1107742855223824385

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD https://amzn.to/2Ovi83F

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD (Kindle Edition) https://amzn.to/2JXo479

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Kickstarters

Snowhaven https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552269154/snowhaven-for-fifth-edition

The Veil: Inheritance https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/samjokopublishing/the-veil-inheritance-a-biopunk-tabletop-roleplayin

Manifest the RPG https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/waypointgamedesigns/manifest-the-rpg

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March 26, 2019

Sector 49 s1e21: Red 18

After the party, the group tries to find some weapons and Lil' Jambles runs into some old acquaintances.

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