This week, Morrus and Peter count down the Top 10 Most Anticipated Roleplaying Games of 2019 as voted on by readers of EN World! In the news, we have a new Star Wars setting book, lots of Starfinder and Pathfinder news, an update on the ongoing GAMA Board of Directors story, and more! Plus another new listener-submitted sketch and Our Favorite Game in All the World!
What’s Caught Our Eye
Morrus’ One Page Adventures Patreon https://www.patreon.com/1pa
Best Podcasts of 2018 Nominations http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5865-Taking-nominations-for-best-RPG-podcasts-of-2018!
Adventurer’s League http://dnd.wizards.com/playevents/organized-play
Swords of the Serpentine http://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/swords-of-the-serpentine/
Starfinder Class Playtest http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5859-3-New-Official-Starfinder-Classes-Out-For-Playtetsing
Star Wars: Rise of the Separatists https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/12/5/heroes-on-both-sides/
GAMA Board of Directors New Member https://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/Brendan-Bell-Appointed-GAMA-Board-Director-at-Large
Pathfinder Player Companion: Wilderness Origins http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5876-Pathfinder-Player-Companion-Wilderness-Origins-to-Debut-in-Late-January-2019
Pathfinder Adventure Path: Rise of New Thassilon http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5875-Pathfinder-Adventure-Path-138-Rise-of-New-Thassilon-Arriving-in-Late-January-2019
Starfinder Adventure Path: Heart of Night http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5874-Starfinder-Adventure-Path-12-Heart-of-Night-to-Debut-in-Late-January-2019
The Art of De Architecturart https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/175522302/the-art-of-de-architecturart-collection-of-fantasy
Adventure Omnibus https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adventureaweek/adventure-omnibus
Dragon D20 Dice https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1398817948/dragon-d20-dice
Big Book of Battlemaps (not a Kickstarter but it was mentioned, plus there’s a large part in the Patreon Bonus Content episode of Peter looking through it during a break) https://www.gamingbooks.co.uk/shop/big-book-of-battle-mats.html
Top 10 Most Anticipated RPGs of 2019
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Morrus and Peter are joined this week by game designer Ed Jowett from Shades of Vengeance! We talk about the Era game line including Era: The Consortium, Era Survival, Era Lyres, and more plus what it’s like to be involved in more than 40 Kickstarters! In the news, an update for Basic Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, new D&D children’s books, Legend of the Five Rings has a new setting book out soon, Shadowrun goes good, Steve Jackson Games brings back a classic line, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and our first fan-submitted sketch!
What’s Caught Our Eye
Giant Book of Battlemaps https://www.battlemats.co.uk/
Warhammer 40K: Wrath & Glory https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/249388/Wrath--Glory-Core-Rules?affiliate_id=36142
Wrath & Glory Review https://cannibalhalflinggaming.com/2018/11/28/wrath-and-glory-review/
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/248284/Warhammer-Fantasy-Roleplay-Fourth-Edition-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142
World Anvil https://www.worldanvil.com/
Basic D&D Updated http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5841-D-D-Basic-Rules-Updated
Legend of the Five Rings: Emerald Empire https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/11/23/secrets-and-strongholds/
Shadowrun: Better Than Bad https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/259492/Shadowrun-Better-Than-Bad-Deep-Shadows?affiliate_id=36142
Steve Jackson Games Pocket Box Announcement http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/November_22_2018/Bringing_Back_Classic_Games_Return_Of_The_Pocket_Box
Starter Traveller Free on DriveThruRPG https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/80190/CTSTStarter-Traveller?affiliate_id=36142
Never Tell Me the Odds https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1038902625/never-tell-me-the-odds
Wyrd of Stromguard https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lostdutchman/the-wyrd-of-stromgard
Become: The Game of AI Investigation https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1409462256/become-the-game-of-ai-investigation
Ed Jowett and Shades of Vengeance
Shades of Vengeance Website https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/
On Patreon https://www.patreon.com/SoV
Encounters on the Edge of Space #16 https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-2018-on-22808299
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This week, Morrus and Peter dive into the new Dungeons & Dragons setting book, Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, seeing what the iconic Magic: The Gathering setting looks like to D&D players new to the world. In the news, Wizards of the Coast and partners announce more Dungeons & Dragons products coming next year, EN World holding its annual Most Anticipated RPG of 2019 poll, plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, a new sketch, a brand new contest, and more!
What’s Caught Our Eye
Dungeons & Dragons Loading Screens https://imgur.com/a/tlW8XnG
Tactical Maps Reincarnated from Amazon https://amzn.to/2PZU4Kg
Wizards of the Coast Product Page http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop-games/rpg-products/dungeons-dragons-tactical-maps-reincarnated
Most Anticipated RPG of 2019 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5822-Vote-For-The-Most-Anticipated-Tabletop-RPGs-Of-2019!
Monster Challenge Cards from Amazon https://amzn.to/2ShRLyR (Update: This is showing as available on December 2, 2018, at the time of publishing)
Necrotopia: Handbook to the Apocalypse https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/78190667/necrotopia-handbook-to-the-apocalypse-book-one?ref=enworld
Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica
EN World First Impressions http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5797-First-Impressions-Guildmasters-Guide-to-Ravnica
Available on Amazon https://amzn.to/2E1FFH7
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The Rejects are on the verge of getting wiped out and are forced to think outside-the-box to fight the robots that have run amok through Matt Damon Block as Delphine 34 and Johnson 43 offer an interesting proposal. The Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign continues!
This week’s Bonus Content features a musical interlude, discussions about high-level play in 5th Edition D&D, boxed sets, web hosting costs, a live pledge for a Kickstarter, photocopiers, sketch prep, smelly dogs versus annoying cats, and more! For instant access to this and all our Bonus Content episodes, go to http://patreon.com/morrus and support the show!
Morrus and Peter take a first look at Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage and go level-by-level through Halaster’s dungeon in this megadungeon-sized episode! In the news, there’s a new D&D 5e errata, SUE the T-Rex plays Dungeons & Dragons, an update on the Essen Spiel thefts, White Wolf Publishing is dissolved after causing a potential international incident, EN Publishing has a new release, Drive Thru RPG and RPG Now fully merging, and a lot more! Plus a new interview with Dr. Victor von Wolfhausen-Smythe, Our Favorite Game in All the World, and what’s caught our eye this week!
What’s Caught Our Eye
Southampton Guild of Roleplayers https://www.meetup.com/Southampton-Guild-of-Roleplayers/
SUE the T-Rex Playing D&D on Twitter https://twitter.com/SUEtheTrex/status/1062469028030136321
D&D Gift Box Set Released https://amzn.to/2FkjIEr
D&D Adventure Lost Laboratory of Kwalish benefiting Extra Life https://www.dmsguild.com/product/258047/Lost-Laboratory-of-Kwalish-5e?affiliate_id=36142
White Wolf Publishing Dissolved by Paradox Interactive http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5813-Big-Changes-At-White-Wolf-Following-Controversy
Chechen Republic Official Response to Camarilla Sourcebook https://www.rt.com/news/444144-chechnya-vampires-ramzan-table-game/ (Note: Link goes to RT News, which is funded by the government of Russia as state-owned media)
Operation: Nazi Smashers 5e https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/259126/OPERATION-NAZI-SMASHER-5E-Charity-Product?affiliate_id=36142
Operation: Nazi Smasher Pathfinder https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223364/OPERATION-NAZI-SMASHER-Charity-Product?affiliate_id=36142
Unearthed Arcana: Of Ships and the Sea http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5803-Unearthed-Arcana-Of-Ships-and-The-Sea
Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future Novel by Mike Resnick https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/120359/SANTIAGO-A-Myth-of-the-Far-Future-Novel?affiliate_id=36142
Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future Adventure https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/258914/WOIN-W3-Santiago-A-Myth-of-the-Far-Future?affiliate_id=36142
RPG Now and Drive Thru RPG Merging http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5819-RPGNow-Is-Being-Retired
Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage
EN World Review from Beth Rimmels http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5802-Plumbing-the-Depths-of-Waterdeep-Dungeon-of-the-Mad-Mage-A-Review
On Amazon https://amzn.to/2DCs8ok
Map Pack https://amzn.to/2OX1sRp