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The world’s biggest tabletop RPG weekly news show! News and chat about Dungeons & Dragons (and other tabletop roleplaying games)!

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Shane Stacks to talk about superhero roleplaying games. In the news, a third Dungeons & Dragons book this year, possible Dragonlance video game, new Vampire: The Masquerade books, and more! Plus Our Favourite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch about mixing genres at the table.

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Shane Stacks

Shane Plays Podcast https://shaneplays.com/

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News

Wizards of the Coast The Dungeon Master Challenge https://www.enworld.org/threads/win-the-title-of-d-ds-best-dm.680643/

Ray Winninger Announces Third D&D Book for 2021 https://www.enworld.org/threads/ray-winninger-mentions-third-project.680644/

Morrus’ Guess on New Book https://www.enworld.org/threads/my-guess-for-the-other-d-d-book-this-year-draconomicon.680687/

Level Up 5e https://www.levelup5e.com/

More Setting Release Information https://www.enworld.org/threads/wotc-5-d-d-settings-in-development.680694/

Possible Dragonlance Video Game? https://www.enworld.org/threads/wotc-teases-possible-dragonlance-video-game.680712/

New D&D Survey with NDA Attached (which has now been taken down) https://www.enworld.org/threads/new-wotc-survey-learn-about-a-new-d-d-product.680698/

D&D Live 2021 Celebrity Charity Game with Jack Black, Kevin Smith, and more https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-live-kate-welch-returns-with-jack-black-reggie-watts-and-others.680726/

Jeff Easley Prints Available https://www.enworld.org/threads/jeff-easley-is-selling-art-prints.680744/

HeroQuest RPG Going Out of Print https://www.enworld.org/threads/chaosium-chaosiums-heroquest-rpg-titles-to-be-permanently-removed-from-sale-next-month-purchase-while-you-can.680739/

Book of Nod Deluxe Edition and Second Inquisition for Vampire: The Masquerade https://www.enworld.org/threads/vampire-book-of-nod-inquisition-books-incoming.680686/

Conan the Adventurer Released https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/313374/Conan-the-Adventurer?affiliate_id=36142

Awfully Cheerful Engine https://www.awfullycheerfulengine.com/

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Kickstarters

Weird Wastelands https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/webdm/worlds-of-web-dm-weird-wastelands

The Wonderer’s Guide to Merchants & Magic https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eventyrgames/merchants-of-magic-5e

Pink Cloud https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pink-cloud/pink-cloud-an-adventure-game-for-friends-of-bill

Campfire https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/braintrust/campfire-0

Keep up to date with all the RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-worlds-of-web-dm-rogues-wander%E2%80%99s-guide-and-more.680672/

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Superhero RPGs

Villains & Vigilantes: Mighty Protectors https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/220501/VV-30-Mighty-Protectors?affiliate_id=36142

Me and Steve Talk RPG’s Ep 27: The History of Supers Gaming with Shane Stacks https://meandsteverpg.podbean.com/e/episode-27-the-history-of-supers-gaming-with-shane-stacks/

Mutants & Masterminds https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/116671/Mutants--Masterminds-Deluxe-Heros-Handbook?affiliate_id=36142

Sentinel Comics https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/227693/Sentinel-Comics-The-Roleplaying-Game-Starter-Kit?affiliate_id=36142

Golden Heroes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Heroes

Masks: A New Generation https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/193258/Masks-A-New-Generation?affiliate_id=36142

City of Mist https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/266983/City-of-Mist-Players-Guide?affiliate_id=36142

Four-Color to Fantasy from EN Publishing https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/16575/FourColor-to-Fantasy-Superhero-Toolkit-Original-30-Version?affiliate_id=36142

DC Heroes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC_Heroes

Champions Complete https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/107799/Champions-Complete?affiliate_id=36142

Trinity Continuum: Aberrant https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/333991/Trinity-Continuum-Aberrant?affiliate_id=36142

GURPS Supers https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/225600/GURPS-Supers?affiliate_id=36142

Marvel Super Heroes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Super_Heroes_(role-playing_game)

Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Super_Heroes_Adventure_Game

Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game (published by Marvel in 2003, only lasted one year) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Universe_Roleplaying_Game

Marvel Heroic Roleplay https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Heroic_Roleplaying

Marvel Multiverse Announcement https://www.enworld.org/threads/marvel-to-launch-official-marvel-multiverse-tabletop-role-playing-game-in-2022.680483/

Superhero: 2044 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superhero:_2044

HERO System Character Creation (not the full rules, just character creation at 466 pages) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/64072/HERO-System-6th-Edition-Character-Creation?affiliate_id=36142

Victorious the Role Playing Game https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/169398/Victorious-the-Role-Playing-Game?affiliate_id=36142

Egg Embry interviews Monte Cook about Heroes of the Cypher System (coming soon) https://www.enworld.org/threads/heroes-of-the-cypher-system-an-interview-with-monte-cook.676680/

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Research: Egg Embry

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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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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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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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 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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Now on the moon, the group arrives at Grey Rock, and get the lay of land while getting ready for the "party" taking place tonight. More Judge Dredd & The World of 2000 AD shenanigans and hijinks!

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Now on the moon, the perps of Mega-City One continue in their campaign of mayhem and hijinks! On the mag-lev train to Grey Rock, the group meets two members of the Sundance Gang who are plotting something big and offer the Damon's Rejects a chance to join.

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Everyone says goodbye to Tucker as he's confronted with a horrific turn of events.  The rest of the group heads to Sandra Bullock Spaceport to fly to Luna 1 and start a new life on the Moon but run into a grumpy, old acquaintance. The Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign finished The Robot Wars a few weeks back, and soon they'll be using the upcoming Luna-1 sourcebook!

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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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