A couple of years ago, Modiphius released an ENnie-award winning posthuman sci-fi RPG called Mindjammer. Using the Fate Core rules, it blew people away with its depth and its excellent treatment of the concepts. For those wanting a more classic, crunchy RPG system in which to play with this fascinating setting, now they’ve released it using the Traveller rules. […]


Olympus, Inc. – Sean’s Pick, 011017

Tue 10 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Looks like we may have another theme week going, as today’s Pick also deals with gods and a strange future. In Olympus, Inc., you’ve got awakened divinities, cyberpunk, urban fantasy, all wrapped up with a post-modern spy thriller package and using Savage Worlds. This one’s from Fabled ...

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Godless – Sean’s Pick, 010917

Mon 09 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Shadow of the Demon Lord is something of a phenomenon – a dark fantasy game in a sea of dark fantasy games that somehow manages to stand out dramatically in the eyes of fans and experts. Robert Schwalb knocked it out of the park, not just with the base game, but ...

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Murders & Acquisitions – Sean’s Pick, 010617

Fri 06 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Is it “The Office” as an RPG? I am betting you could definitely go that route if you wanted to. Or someone could try Peter’s approach from “Office Space,” which could be a hoot all its own. Regardless, trade your sword for a stapler and your spells for a ...

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Crawling Under A Broken Moon fanzine issue #17 (DCC) – Sean’s Pick, 010517

Thu 05 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Back in the day, the Judges Guild was a huge part of our culture, providing one of the only outlets for creative folks to get their shared ideas for improving D&D, or providing home-crafted adventures, in front of gaming fans worldwide. They eventually grew into a very strong source ...

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Dark Naga Adventures: The Buried Zikurat (Pathfinder) – Sean’s Pick 010417

Wed 04 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

If you’ve not been paying attention to Fat Goblin Games, and you’re a fan of fantasy adventure stuff for just about any of the popular systems, you’re missing out on a treasure trove of stuff. Whether it’s Pathfinder, 5e, or any other iteration of the D ...

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Dark Hold Goblin Adventures (SW) – Sean’s Pick, 010317

Tue 03 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Arguably one of the most popular ideas ever crafted for Pathfinder is the We Be Goblins franchise, wherein players are able to take on roles as members of the maniacal “lower race” and run amok. Anyone who’s been near a table at a con where someone’s running Kobolds ...

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Savage Rifts: Tome of Destiny – Sean’s Pick, 010217

Mon 02 January 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

In case you missed it, the last of the Savage Rifts products are out for what we called Wave I. That includes the long-awaited (and totally free) Savaging Your Favorite Rifts Ideas supplement, as well as this latest adventure written by Ross Watson. And now, time to start working on ...

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Ravenloft: Realm of Terror (2e) – Sean’s Pick, 123016

Fri 30 December 2016 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

One of the best things about D&D 5e is how easily you can use material from just about any other edition (and any OGL-driven source, for that matter) with just a little effort in your 5e games. When it comes to a classic like the first boxed set for ...

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Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide (5e) – Sean’s Pick, 122916

Thu 29 December 2016 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

One of my new adventures in the coming year will be as a professional GM for the great folks at Total Escape Games here in the Denver area. Seriously, I never thought that was a possible, real thing, but here I am, studying up on a new game product and ...

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Here Be Dragons (5e) – Sean’s Pick, 122816

Wed 28 December 2016 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Evil Beagle Games did another thing – specifically, another Michael Surbrook Presents thing. Michael is one of those very special breed of game writers who delves mightily into research, especially where history is concerned. He’s a good friend and a top-notch creator who brings something special to every project. If ...

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TimeWatch – Sean’s Pick, 122716

Tue 27 December 2016 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Kevin Kulp leads a pretty spectacular cast of creators in bringing this RPG to gamers – an RPG dealing with the trickiest concept to manage in any fiction, but especially in the gaming arena. It’s yet another complete game featuring the clever and innovative GUMSHOE System. History isn’t written ...

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