Other Games

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

Episodes

This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by game designer and author Sarah Newton to talk about her games Mindjammer, The Chronicles of Future Earth, and more! In the news, we’ve got more Endless Quests, Numenera teasing a new product, Stranger Things D&D boxed set, Roll20 hacked, and more! Plus our favorite game in all the world, a three-part sketch, and the premiere of our brand new theme song!

Our Guest This Week

Sarah Newton https://mindjammerpress.com/mindjammer/

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Immersive Battlemats for Tabletop Roleplaying Games https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atlasmundi/immersive-battle-maps-for-tabletop-roleplaying-gam/description

Opportunity Rover D&D Stats http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?657197-Opportunity-Rover-D-amp-D-Stat-Block

Mutant Crawl Classics https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/244345/Mutant-Crawl-Classics-RPG?affiliate_id=36142

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News

Numenera 5e Tease http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6047-What-Are-These-D-D-5E-Notes-In-Monte-Cook-Games-Numenera-Shipments

Update: The announcement about this product came out just before the podcast was finished editing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6069-Monte-Cook-Games-Announced-Its-5E-Project-Arcana-of-the-Ancients

Stranger Things D&D Starter Set http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6048-New-Stranger-Things-D-D-Starter-Set-Announced

Roll20 Hacked http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6053-Roll20-s-4M-Accounts-Hacked

A New One Page Adventure from EN Publishing, Winterheart http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6059-One-Page-Adventure-Winterheart

The Witcher “Easy Mode” Quickstart on Free RPG Day http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6055-The-Witcher-Easy-Mode-Will-Be-Free-On-Free-RPG-Day

More information about Free RPG Day https://www.freerpgday.com/

D&D Beyond Stats for Multiclassing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6056-Who-s-Multiclassing-With-Who-More-D-D-Beyond-Stats!

More Endless Quest Books http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6058-Ravenloft-Mad-Mages-New-Endless-Quest-Books-From-Matt-Forbeck

Dungeons & Dragons Endless Quest: Escape from Castle Ravenloft pre-order https://amzn.to/2Nhzm42

Dungeons & Dragons Endless Quest: The Mad Mage’s Academy pre-order https://amzn.to/2U1bOTE

Zak S. Update http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6067-WotC-GenCon-Respond-To-Zak-S-Allegations

Spirit Of Dice Set Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163050832/the-spirit-of-dice-range

Morrus Retires from the ENnie Awards http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/ennies-leadership-change-announcement/

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Kickstarters

Reach of Titan https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/496783700/reach-of-titan

LexOccultum – Carta Monstrorum https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1256540796/lexoccultum-carta-monstrorum

The Lesser Key to the Celestial Legion https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2038851623/the-lesser-key-to-the-celestial-legion

Zorro: The Roleplaying Game https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gallantknightgames/zorrotm-the-roleplaying-game

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Mindjammer

Mindjammer Press https://mindjammerpress.com/mindjammer/

Mindjammer by Sarah Newton (novel) https://amzn.to/2BGsSH5

Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (digital) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/128331/Mindjammer--The-Roleplaying-Game?affiliate_id=36142

Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (hardcover) https://amzn.to/2Iq8ZKc

Chronicles of Future Earth Quickstart (available for free!) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/253485/The-Chronicles-of-Future-Earth-The-Swallower-of-Souls--Quickstart-Adventure?affiliate_id=36142

The Worm Within: The First Chronicle of Future Earth (Book 1) https://amzn.to/2GV2rRq

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Theme tune by Steve Arnott

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Lil' Jambles' father meets Irish and makes him and offer he can't refuse while Tucker, Lil' Jambles, TASKBAR and Johnny discuss their current predicament. The Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign continues!

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February 17, 2019

Crash City s1e8: Spiderweb

Crash City is approaching its Episode 10 finale! Under attack from an unknown sniper, the group fends for their lives and the life of their dying hacker.  Can they find out what all this has been about before they are all killed?

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Ed Jowett of Shades of Vengeance to talk about science fiction roleplaying! The guys talk about Era: The Consortium, NEW, Paranoia, Traveller, Eclipse Phase, Star Trek, and others along with what makes sci-fi roleplaying different. In the news, information on the Relics & Rarities premier, Kickstarter’s ZineQuest promotion is in full swing, new miniatures from WizKids for Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons, hints about the new D&D book, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, a new listener-submitted sketch, and a new review!

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Ed Jowett

Shades of Vengeance https://www.shadesofvengeance.com

Era: The Consortium https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Crafting Better Puzzles for RPGs https://www.nerdolopedia.com/articles/2018/7/13/crafting-better-puzzles-for-roleplaying-games

The “Spirit Of” Dice Series Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163050832/the-spirit-of-dice-range?ref=enworld

Cats & Cats Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/daytheelf/cats-and-cats?ref=enworld

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News

Relics & Rarities http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6017-Relics-Rarities-Special-Guests-Are-Kevin-Smith-Daredevil-s-Charlie-Cox

ZineQuest Kickstarter Promotion http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6021-RPG-Kickstarter-Zine-Quest-News-%96-The-Initial-Seven-Zines

D&D Beyond Statistics Part 1 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6028-90-of-D-D-Games-Stop-By-Level-10-Wizards-More-Popular-At-Higher-Levels

D&D Beyond Statistics Part 2 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6037-Humans-Fighters-and-Life-Domain-Most-Popular-On-D-D-Beyond

News Digest (WizKids Minis, Talisman New Edition, D&D on Fox News) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6029-News-Digest-New-D-D-and-Pathfinder-Minis-from-WizKids-Judge-Dredd-Arrives-and-more!

BAMFsies http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6031-2018-Bamfsies-Awards-for-Best-Superhero-RPGs-Announced

New Star Trek Adventures Books http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6030-Science-Division-Alpha-Quadrant-Trouble-on-Omned-III-For-Star-Trek-Adventures

WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (PDF) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/266150/WOIN-W4-Spirits-of-Manhattan?affiliate_id=36142

WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (Physical) https://amzn.to/2E8bHzQ

Upcoming Nautical D&D Book http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6035-Pages-From-The-Upcoming-Nautical-D-D-Book!

Abuse Allegations Against Zak S aka Zak Smith aka Zak Sabbath http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6042-RPG-Writer-Zak-S-Accused-Of-Abusive-Behaviour

Since recording, a second statement was made by another ex-partner of Zak’s documenting allegations of abuse (WARNING: This is a very detailed account of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse): https://www.facebook.com/VivkaCriesWolf/posts/2478145012257909

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Kickstarters

Carbon 2185 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dragonturtlegames/carbon-2185-a-cyberpunk-rpg?ref=enworld

Awaken: The Liborian Saga https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2084336794/awaken-the-liborian-saga?ref=enworld

Dark Naga – Haunting of Hastur https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/darknaga/dark-naga-haunting-of-hastur-hardback-5e-and-osr?ref=enworld

The Tome of Magical Mystery https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sessionzero/the-tome-of-magical-mystery-5e-compatible?ref=enworld

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Sci-Fi Games

Era: The Consortium (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2IkjUp4

Era: The Consortium (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142

N.E.W. (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2SUC6K0

N.E.W. (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191271/NEW-The-Science-Fiction-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142

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

FASA Star Trek https://amzn.to/2I8ao83

Eclipse Phase https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/211293/Eclipse-Phase-Second-Edition-Open-Playtest?affiliate_id=36142

Traveller https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/171643/Traveller-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142

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The VAL-U store turns into chaos as Irish, Lil' Jambles, Johnny, and Taskbar try to do something normal and fail miserably.  Tucker deals with his own problems as some unexpected visitors arrive at Lil' Jambles' apartment.

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Dealing with a dying hacker, the group tries to find some late night assistance as they avoid an assassin on their trail.

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February 7, 2019

#34 What’s OLD is NEW

This week, Morrus and Peter dive into the multi-genre roleplaying system from EN Publishing, What’s OLD is NEW. In the news, The Mountain Goats have an official D&D concept album, Gen Con gets a new mascot, a new D&D product announced, Robotech getting a Savage Worlds book, and more! Plus a brand new sketch and Our Favorite Game in All the World!

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Southampton Guild of Roleplayers https://www.meetup.com/Southampton-Guild-of-Roleplayers/

Big Bang Theory D&D Episode http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6015-Shatner-Wheaton-More-In-D-D-Themed-Big-Bang-Theory-Episode

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News

Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000 AD Released http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6013-It-s-Time-To-Take-The-LAW-Into-Your-Own-Hands!-JUDGE-DREDD-Is-Here!

D&D Bestiary Notebooks http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6008-Now-You-Can-Have-A-D-D-Notebook!

The Mountain Goats D&D-themed Album http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6001-The-Mountain-Goats-Announces-Dungeons-Dragons-Inspired-Album

Dungeons & Dragons Sage Advice Compendium Updated http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6011-Official-D-D-Sage-Advice-Compendium-Updated

News Digest (more info on The Mountain Goats, Gen Con Mascot, Robotech Savage Worlds, and FnordCon) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6010-News-Digest-D-D-Concept-Album-Announced-Gen-Con-Wants-YOU-to-Name-Their-Mascot-Robotech-is-getting-Savage-and-more!

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Kickstarters

Ultimate Player Race Creator https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loottheboss/ultimate-player-race-creator-endless-5e-dandd-race

Vulcania https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1059671560/vulcania-role-playing-game

Dice Roll Denizens https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/529477987/dice-roll-denizens-instant-npcs-for-dnd-and-pathfi

The Savage Signs https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sigil/the-savage-sign

Ambient Music for D&D Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/727514904/ambient-music-for-dandd-waterdeep-dungeon-of-the-m

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What’s OLD is NEW

Official Website with downloads, character generators, SRD, and other resources http://www.woinrpg.com/

O.L.D. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/209297/OLD-The-Fantasy-Heroic-Roleplaying-Game?affiliate_id=36142

N.O.W. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/242910/NOW-The-Modern-Action-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142

N.E.W. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191271/NEW-The-Science-Fiction-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142

Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000 AD https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/246292/Judge-Dredd--The-Worlds-of-2000-AD-RPG-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142

Judge Dredd: Robot Wars https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/251978/Judge-Dredd-The-Robot-Wars?affiliate_id=36142

Starship Construction Manual https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/154678/WOIN-Starship-Construction-Manual-v11?affiliate_id=36142

Xenomorphs: The Fall of Somerset Landing https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/225096/WOIN-W1-Xenomorphs-The-Fall-of-Somerset-Landing?affiliate_id=36142

Dark Decade: From Dust to Dawn https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/254825/WOIN-W2-Dark-Decade-From-Dust-To-Dawn?affiliate_id=36142

Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future (bounty hunter adventure/setting based on the novel by Mike Resnick) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/258914/WOIN-W3-Santiago-A-Myth-of-the-Far-Future?affiliate_id=36142

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February 5, 2019

Sector 49 s1e14: Meatsaw

The Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign continues. As the cleaners arrive to get Lil' Jambles apartment squared away, the group heads to the MDB VAL-U store to pickup some new clothes and can't seem to catch a break.

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January 31, 2019

#33 Exploring Dragonlance

This week, Morrus and Peter take a trip to Krynn and examine the history and nostalgia of the Dragonlance setting for Dungeons & Dragons! In the news, we’ve got new products for BattleTech’s 35th Anniversary, new products for Shadowrun’s 30th Anniversary, hints of a possible new product for Dungeons & Dragons 45th Anniversary, Savage Worlds has a new storefront for fan-made material, Numenera has a bundle for sale for charity, and more! Plus a new listener-submitted sketch and Our Favorite Game in All the World!

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Con-Tingency http://www.con-tingency.uk/

“I’m Sorry but That’s What My Character Would Do” by Rick Neal http://www.rickneal.ca/?p=86

The Archimedes Screw https://goblinshenchman.wordpress.com/2019/01/22/tuesday-toot-the-balanced-encounter/

Accidental Anthropomorphic Animal Hero Generator http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5994-Roll-up-your-Accidental-Anthropomorphic-Animal-Hero!

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News

Dungeons & Dragons 45th Anniversary http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5996-Happy-Birthday-To-Dungeons-Dragons!

Savage Worlds Adventurer’s Guild http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5979-Savage-Worlds-Adventure-s-Guild-Launches

New BattleTech Beginner’s Box https://amzn.to/2Udf9OS

New BattleTech Core Rulebook https://amzn.to/2U86U6E

Shadowrun No Future https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/264740/Shadowrun-No-Future-A-Cyberpunk-Sourcebook?affiliate_id=36142

Shadowrun Anarchy: Chicago Chaos https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/264742/Shadowrun-Chicago-Chaos-Anarchy?affiliate_id=36142

Numenera Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/books/numenera-monte-cook-books?partner=gamerstavern

Gamer’s Tavern History Check “Deities & Rashomon” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNTsMf2Yhp0

D&D Beyond Usage Stats http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5993-These-Are-DDB-s-Most-Viewed-D-D-Adventures

Chris Perkins Map Sketch Tease http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5997-Chris-Perkins-teases-map-sketches

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Kickstarters

Wolfspell https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/epidiah/wolfspell

Destination: Danger https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rosenbaugh/destination-danger-by-guardian-moon-games-0

Dark Places & Demogorgons: The Cryptid Manual https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ericfrombloatgames/dark-places-and-demogorgons-the-cryptid-manual-tab

The Superverse https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1884184046/the-superverse-a-superhero-campaign-sourcebook

Between Sun & Shadow 2nd Edition https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/913109781/between-sun-and-shadow-second-edition-for-tiny-dun

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Dragonlance

DL1 Dragons of Despair https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/16880/DL1-Dragons-of-Despair-1e?affiliate_id=36142

Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman https://amzn.to/2MGsYTw

Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight on DVD https://amzn.to/2TmSa49

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12VEGknMx6s

“The Ballad of Goldmoon” by Mary Kovarik https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjF0B83sNAs

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January 27, 2019

Crash City s1e6: Longshot

Cyberpunk adventures! The group returns to Lucius' clinic to regroup and purchase supplies when some trouble lands on their doorstep in a very literal way.

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