Games

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

Episodes

This week, Morrus and Peter take a look at the Rick and Morty Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set! In the news, Chaosium snags the license to Rivers of London series, a new D&D charity release, Pathfinder Kingmaker video game getting a sequel, a new live stream to replace Dice Camera Action, and more! Plus a dog plays D&D for the first time in a brand new sketch!

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News

Chaosium Gets License for Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London Series https://www.enworld.org/threads/chaosium-doing-rivers-of-london-rpg.668901/

Rivers of London Book Series on Amazon https://amzn.to/34YytFF

Mordenkainen’s Fiendish Folio Vol 1 for ExtraLife Charity https://www.enworld.org/threads/mordenkainens-fiendish-folio-volume-1.668930/

New Wizards of the Coast Stream to Replace Dice Camera Action https://www.enworld.org/threads/new-d-d-stream-replaces-dice-camera-action.668944/

The Cancellation of Dice Camera Action from May https://www.enworld.org/threads/dice-action-camera-players-in-sex-scandal.659197/

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous CRPG Announced https://www.enworld.org/threads/wrath-of-the-righteous-pathfinder-crpg-announced.668955/

Dragonmeet, Rogue Trooper Playtest, and more! https://www.enworld.org/threads/dragonmeet-plus-playtesting-rogue-trooper.668900/

News Digest for the Week of December 6 (PaizoCon 2020) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-december-6.668978/

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Kickstarters

Car Wars 6th Edition https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sjgames/car-wars-sixth-edition-by-steve-jackson-games

Gradient Descent: Module for Mothership Sci-Fi Horror RPG https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gerdling/gradient-descent-module-for-mothership-sci-fi-horror-rpg

A Fantasy Town: A System-Neutral Setting for Fantasy Games https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ri2/a-fantasy-town-a-system-neutral-setting-for-fantasy-games

GiantLands Limited Edition Boxed Set https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dinehart/giantlands-limited-edition-boxed-set

Book of Beginnings for 5th Edition https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/640360422/book-of-beginnings-for-5th-edition

Super Blood Harvest https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dirkwithavengeance/super-blood-harvest

Ennervain https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ennervain/ennervain

City of Mist RPG Starter Box https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sonofoak/city-of-mist-rpg-the-starter-box

Find more RPG projects ending soon every week in Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News on EN World https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-gradient-descent-city-of-mists-giantlands-and-more.668946/

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Rick and Morty Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

On Amazon https://amzn.to/2DT3fDZ

EN World Review by Beth Rimmels https://www.enworld.org/threads/dungeons-dragons-vs-rick-and-morty-a-review.668669/

Shane Plays https://shaneplays.com/

Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons comic https://amzn.to/36edOxc

Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons Vol 2: Painscape https://amzn.to/2rmpkrL

The Big Book of Maps for Tabletop Roleplaying Games https://bigbookofmaps.com/

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, Dr. Blakemore, Monster Psychiatrist, has a dragon patient that is suffering from burnout.

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November 30, 2019

#76 O.L.D. Is Brand New Again

This week, Morrus and Peter talk about the updates for the new revised edition of O.L.D., the fantasy roleplaying game using the What’s OLD is NEW System. In the news, another new D&D Unearthed Arcana, Cubicle 7 loses the Lord of the Rings license, D&D movie news, Dungeons & Dragons is cool again…again…again…and more! Plus a brand new sketch!

News

D&D Unearthed Arcana: Psionics https://www.enworld.org/threads/new-unearthed-arcana-psionics.668750/

Cubicle 7 No Longer Producing The One Ring and Adventures in Middle Earth https://www.enworld.org/threads/cubicle-7-no-longer-producing-the-one-ring-and-adventures-in-middle-earth.668802/

The Guardian Realizes D&D Is Cool Again for the second time this year https://www.theguardian.com/games/2019/nov/29/gamers-back-under-dungeons-and-dragons-spell

Other mainstream news outlets who discovered that Dungeons & Dragons is cool https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-in-the-mainstream-again.668560/

D&D Movie News https://comicbook.com/gaming/2019/11/27/dungeons-and-dragons-movie-forgotten-realms-eye-of-vecna/

News Digest for the Week of November 28 (Odyssey of the Dragonlords Release Date) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-november-28.668850/

Epic Monsters: Mongolian Death Worm https://www.enworld.org/threads/epic-monsters-mongolian-death-worm.668748/

 

Kickstarters

A Christmas Carol Adventure https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vergegames/a-christmas-carol-adventure

Beneath the Missing Sea https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/soulmuppet/beneath-the-missing-sea

The Curse of the House of Rockwood https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nerdypupgames/the-curse-of-the-house-of-rookwood

Agorath, The Sky Archipelago https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2029996743/agorath-the-sky-archipelago-episode-1

Electric Bastionland RPG https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bastionland/electric-bastionland-rpg

VIGOR: Into Dust https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/674290270/vigor-into-dust

Find more RPG related crowdfunding news in Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News column every week! https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-a-christmas-carol-adventure-electric-bastionland-and-more.668752/

 

O.L.D.

O.L.D. v1.2 on DriveThruRPG https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/209297/OLD-The-Fantasy-Heroic-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142 (On sale through December 3)

Zeitgeist Adventure Path https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/87/EN-Publishing/subcategory/266_6280/ZEITGEIST-Adventure-Path?affiliate_id=36142

Dragonmeet https://www.dragonmeet.co.uk/

The Masterclass Codex for 5e https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/280434/The-Masterclass-Codex-Sixteen-New-Character-Classes-For-Your-Fifth-Edition-Campaign?affiliate_id=36142
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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey 

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, the Adventurer's Helpdesk deals with some odd changes happening to a party.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by the prolific game designer Owen K.C. Stephens to talk about the gaming industry and the many products he’s worked on including Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Starfinder, Star Wars, and many more. In the news, another D&D charity product, Eberron: Rising from the Last War released, huge Humble Bundle for Pathfinder, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch!

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Our Guest

Owen K.C. Stephens https://owenkcstephens.com/

Patreon https://www.patreon.com/OwenKCStephens

Rogue Genius Games https://www.roguegeniusgames.com/

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News

“Adventure with Muk” D&D Charity Activity Book https://www.enworld.org/threads/adventure-with-muk-is-another-d-d-extra-life-charity-release.668626/

Rick and Morty D&D Starter Set https://amzn.to/2OchnxY

When Brands Play Games (EN World article on tabletop RPGs as a mainstream marketing tool from October 18) https://www.enworld.org/threads/when-brands-play-games.668070/

Eberron: Rising from the Last War Released https://www.enworld.org/threads/eberron-is-here-today.668649/

Arcane Propulsion Arm Preview https://www.enworld.org/threads/go-go-gadget-arm-eberron-preview.668634/

Keith Baker’s Exploring Eberron https://www.enworld.org/threads/keith-baker-exploring-eberron.668667/

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Comics Cache Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/books/pathfinder-comics-cache-books?partner=gamerstavern&charity=1326853

Andy Peregrine Confirmed as Dune Line Manager https://www.enworld.org/threads/andy-peregrine-confirmed-as-dune-line-manager.668648/

Modiphius Jobs Page https://www.modiphius.com/jobs.html

The Fumble: RPG Publisher MoreDiceForUs Acquires RPG Publisher MoreDiceForUs (Parody column by Shane Stacks) https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-fumble-rpg-publisher-morediceforus-acquires-rpg-publisher-morediceforus.668645/

Starfinder Starship Operations Manual Announced https://www.enworld.org/threads/starship-operations-manual-announced.668714/

News Digest for the Week of November 22 (Baldur’s Gate News) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-november-22.668694/

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Kickstarters

The Island of Sina Una (IndieGoGo) https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-islands-of-sina-una-philippines-ttrpg-book#/

Lightning War https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mistersandman/lightning-war

Find more RPG Crowdfunding projects in the RPG Crowdfunding News column on EN World https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-the-islands-of-sina-una-traveller-torg-cyberpapacy-mummy-and-more.668650/

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Owen K.C. Stephens

Blog https://owenkcstephens.com/

Patreon https://www.patreon.com/OwenKCStephens

Rogue Genius Games https://www.roguegeniusgames.com/

From the Freelancing Frontline: The Beginning https://www.enworld.org/threads/from-the-freelancing-frontline-the-beginning.668158/

From the Freelancing Frontline: From Hobby to Career https://www.enworld.org/threads/from-the-freelancing-frontline-%E2%80%93-from-hobby-to-career.668202/

Know Direction: Beyond Podcast http://knowdirectionpodcast.com/category/podcasts/know-direction-beyond/

52-in-52 Free Teaser https://www.opengamingstore.com/collections/rogue-genius-games/products/52-in-52-free-teaser

52-in-52 Preorder and Megabundle https://www.opengamingstore.com/collections/rogue-genius-games/products/52-in-52-preorder-and-bonus-megabundle

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, an adventurer tries to find adventure and glory from a questgiver and definitely does not find the latter.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are back on their new regular day with all the news from the past week! D&D Unearthed Arcana, Critical Role signs with Amazon, Eberron: Rising from the Last War news, classic Eberron bundles, the Rick and Morty Starter Set, new charity D&D adventures, lots of new minis, new previews from Star Wars and Legend of the Five Rings, and a whole lot more plus a brand new sketch!

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News

Unearthed Arcana: 43 D&D Class Feature Variants https://www.enworld.org/threads/new-ua-43-d-d-class-feature-variants.668349/

News Digest for the Week of November 15, which covered Chris Perkins’s tweet about Curse of Strahd, the classic Eberron sourcebook bundles on DriveThruRPG, Warhammer 40K Wrath & Glory Art Preview, WizKids Miniatures, Legend of the Five Rings: Path of Waves preview, Genesys Expanded Player’s Guide preview https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-november-15.668561/

Critical Role to Amazon Prime https://www.enworld.org/threads/critical-role-amazon-orders-2-seasons-of-the-legend-of-vox-machina.668369/

Eberron: Rising from the Last War Table of Contents https://www.enworld.org/threads/eberron-rising-from-the-last-war-table-of-contents.668551/

Rick and Morty Starter Set https://www.enworld.org/threads/rick-morty-starter-set-pre-orders.668496/

Dungeons & Dragons Adventure “Infernal Machine Rebuild” to Benefit Extra Life Charity https://www.enworld.org/threads/wotc-releases-new-adventure-for-charity.668532/

Your bimonthly “D&D Is Going Mainstream” article from a major news outlet, this time the New York Times…again. https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-in-the-mainstream-again.668560/

Gem Dragons Are Officially Back https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-gem-dragons-are-officially-back.668530/

D&D Anniversary Sapphire Dice Set for $299.99 https://www.enworld.org/threads/299-d-d-anniversary-sapphire-dice.668498/

D&D Infernal Font for $10 for Extra Life https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-infernal-font-for-10-for-extra-life.668438/

Voices of Heresy Bundle on Humble Bundle (Audiobooks and audio dramas set in the Warhammer 40K universe) https://www.humblebundle.com/books/voices-heresy-black-library-books?partner=gamerstavern&charity=1326853

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD Cursed Earth and Poster Map https://www.enworld.org/threads/available-now-judge-dredd-the-cursed-earth-cursed-earth-poster-map.668497/

RPG Crowdfunding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-vaesen-deadlands-lost-colony-and-more.668466/

Playtest for Pathfinder 2nd Edition Advanced Class Guide Open https://www.enworld.org/threads/playtest-four-new-pathfinder-2e-classes.668402/

News Digest for the Week of November 8, which contains coverage of the Star Wars Starships and Speeders https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-november-8.668428/

Dragonmeet is Coming! Saturday, November 30 at the Novotel London West https://www.enworld.org/threads/dragonmeet-is-coming.668401/

Elder Brains and Stalagmites: New D&D Minis from WizKids (yes, more minis) https://www.enworld.org/threads/elder-brains-stalagmites-new-d-d-minis.668341/

AD&D and Basic D&D Sales Figures from TSR https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-sales-of-d-d-vs-ad-d-vs-ad-d-2nd-edition.668409/

War of the Burning Sky 5e #7: Trial of Echoed Souls https://www.enworld.org/threads/war-of-the-burning-sky-5e-7-trial-of-echoed-souls.668448/

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey
Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott
Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry
Theme Song: Steve Arnott
Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott
Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, King Arthur faces the questions of the Bridgekeeper.

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, our first full interview with the dreaded Malach the Maleficent.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Marc Langworthy, Line Developer of Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000AD to talk about the new Judge Dredd book, The Cursed Earth! In the news, Wizards of the Coast has a new survey for D&D, a new D&D video game on its way, Pathfinder 2nd Edition gets its first errata, Call of Cthulhu jumps to second place in Roll20 user statistics, the original Forgotten Realms map, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch!

Note: Beginning next week, Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk will be moving to the weekends! The new schedule will be classic sketch re-runs on Wednesday, a new Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk overnight on Saturday, and the Patreon Bonus Content episode on Monday.

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Our Guest – Marc Langworthy

Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000AD https://enpublishingrpg.com/collections/judge-dredd-the-worlds-of-2000-ad

Red Scar Publishing https://red-scar.com/

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News

Wizards of the Coast Asks What Makes You Play Dungeons & Dragons https://www.enworld.org/threads/wotc-asks-what-makes-you-play-dungeons-and-dragons.668236/

New D&D Video Game, Wizards of the Coast Purchases Tuque Games https://www.enworld.org/threads/brand-new-d-d-video-game-from-wotcs-new-acquisition-tuque-games.668247/

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Errata https://www.enworld.org/threads/pathfinder-2e-official-errata-document.668270/

Roll20 User Statistics for Third Quarter 2019 https://www.enworld.org/threads/call-of-cthulhu-leaps-to-2nd-place-in-orr-group-report.668294/

Vampire: Fall of London Cover Reveal https://www.enworld.org/threads/vampire-fall-of-london-cover-unveiled.668295/

Ed Greenwood’s Original Map for Forgotten Realms https://www.enworld.org/threads/ed-greenwoods-original-forgotten-realms-map.668302/

UK Games Expo to Launch Industry Conference in 2021 https://www.enworld.org/threads/uk-games-expo-to-launch-games-industry-conference-in-2021.668308/

Comparing Giant Sizes https://www.enworld.org/threads/comparing-giant-sizes.668304/

New D&D Miniatures from WizKids https://www.enworld.org/threads/elder-brains-stalagmites-new-d-d-minis.668341/

Matt Colville’s Kingdoms & Warfare Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/255133215/kingdoms-warfare-and-more-minis?ref=enworld

Starfinder Character Operations Manual https://www.enworld.org/threads/a-look-inside-starfinders-character-operations-manual.668342/

DriveThruRPG Security Breach – Change Your Passwords! https://www.enworld.org/threads/change-your-dtrpg-password-now.668281/

News Digest for the Week of November 1st (Baldur’s Gate III Preview Image) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-november-1.668300/

Devil’s Run https://red-scar.com/games/devilsrunrpg/

Kings of War https://red-scar.com/games/kings-of-war-rpg/

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Kickstarters

GrymmWorld https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2cgaming/grymmworld-a-5th-edition-fairy-tale-setting-by-grant-ellis

Arcana Academy https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tabletopcrow/arcana-academy

Vast Kaviya https://www.gameontabletop.com/cf78/vast-kaviya.html

Find more crowdfunding news every week in the RPG Crowdfunding News column on EN World https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-–-corpus-malicious-doikayt-arcana-academy-and-more.668242/

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The Cursed Earth

Pre-order Page https://enpublishingrpg.com/products/judge-dredd-the-cursed-earth

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey
Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott
Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry
Theme Song: Steve Arnott
Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott
Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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