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June 27, 2020

#106: Awfully Cheerful Engine Playtest

This week, Morrus and Peter talk about the open playtest for EN Publishing’s new comedy/action RPG, the Awfully Cheerful Engine aka ACE! In the news, three kobolds in a trenchcoat, D&D’s Rime of the Frostmaiden inspiration and traitor mechanic, Icewind Dale minis, and more! Plus a brand new sketch about what it means to be an adventurer…or a turnip farmer.

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News

New Statblocks for Dungeons & Dragons Kobolds https://www.enworld.org/threads/new-statblocks-for-d-ds-kobolds.672836/

“The Thing” Inspired Rime of the Frostmaiden Has Player Secrets https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-thing-inspired-rime-of-the-frostmaiden-has-player-secrets-updated.672837/

Icewind Dale Minis Coming from WizKids https://www.enworld.org/threads/icewind-dale-minis-coming-from-wizkids.672817/

Stat Block for Zaknafein Do’Urden, father of Drizzt https://media.wizards.com/2020/dnd/dragon/32/dra32_itw_zaknafein.pdf

Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters Kickstarter Launches Next Week https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/mythological-figures-and-maleficent-monsters

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Kickstarters

Age of Antiquity https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aruzian/age-of-antiquity

Dancing with Bullets Under a Neon Sun https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/apollyonpress/dancing-with-bullets-under-a-neon-sun-a-light-cyberpunk-rpg

2 Worm 2 Furious https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stratosfiend-2-zine/2-worm-2-furious-a-dcc-rpg-funnel-and-mini-setting

Find all the RPG related crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with EN World’s RPG Crowdfunding News by Egg Embry https://www.enworld.org/threads/crowdfunding-news-age-of-antiquity-book-of-beastly-creatures-and-more.672844/

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Awfully Cheerful Engine (ACE!)

Open Playtest Packet https://www.enworld.org/threads/playtest-the-awfully-cheerful-engine.672866/

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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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