Pinnacle launched a couple of very intriguing Kickstarters, linked to very popular Dark Horse Comics properties. This one gives you one of the strangest RPG experiences you’re likely to have, set in a world where not-very-good people need to be the heroes their community deserves. The Goon™ Roleplaying Game is based on the multiple Eisner Award-winning comic, The […]


The Complete Guide to Warriors of the Cosmos – Sean’s Pick, 052217

Mon 22 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Ah, that lovely nostalgia for all things 80s and 90s! Few cater to this better than Spectrum Games and their wonderful Cartoon Action Hour series of products. This is one of their most ambitious releases, and it has the power!!! In this massive Cartoon Action Hour: Season 3 series book ...

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Sara Quinn’s Brain Tumor – Happiness, Peace, and Dreams 051917

Fri 19 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Sara Quinn is one of the most breathtaking human beings I know. Not just because she’s gorgeous inside and out (she is, mind you), but because she’s got one of the most amazing minds I’ve encountered, coupled with a spirit that uplifts you the moment you are ...

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Tianxia: Strife, Fire & Smoke – Sean’s Pick, 051917

Fri 19 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

In light of the rather amazing discussion about FATE that’s happened this week (due to a previous Pick), I’ve decided to go with another FATE game. This also dovetails nicely with yet another Pick, making it not quite a Theme Week, but… well, enough of that tangled connection ...

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7th Sea: Nations of Théah, Volume 1 – Sean’s Pick, 051817

Thu 18 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

The latest in the juggernaut that is 7th Sea, expanding your game with new options for character creation while expanding your campaign with tons of added material about these important, intrigue-laden nations undergoing massive upheaval. PS – I’ve never been able to correctly pronounce “Vestenmennavenjar.” It is my secret shame ...

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Wearing the Cape – Sean’s Pick, 051717

Wed 17 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

I’ve been on something of a quest to have someone run some kind of FATE game for me that I might enjoy. I’ve not yet really experienced the system in a way that left me with a positive impression, much like my endless frustrations with the Apocalypse World ...

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Buccaneer: Through Hell & High Water – Kickstarter Pick, 051717

Wed 17 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Local creative forces of nature Chris Fuchs and Christopher Landauer have teamed up with some other amazing folks – Brett Weihing, with whom they’ve formed Yellow Piece Games, and the talented Fabled Environments team – to bring you Savage Worlds pirate action like nothing you’ve seen before. () – The folks behind ...

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O.L.D. The Fantasy Heroic Roleplaying Game – Sean’s Pick, 051617

Tue 16 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

There was N.E.W.: The Science Fiction Roleplaying Game, and now comes O.L.D. – same engine, entirely different areas of focus. Stoic rangers track their prey across the unkempt wilderness. Shining knights with sword and lance charge heroically at their foes. Weathered watchmen investigate a murder in a ...

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Welcome to Scarthey (5e) – Sean’s Pick, 051517

Mon 15 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

The wizarding world of Harry Potter set off a phenomenon across pop culture and all forms of media, so it’s no wonder folks are offering you chances to play out your own “young wizard fantasies” at the tabletop. I think the following exchange in the comments for the product ...

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Accursed: Strained Allegiance – Sean’s Pick, 051217

Fri 12 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

While you’re reading this, Chupacabracon is underway and I am thrilled to be there. Figured a recent Savage Worlds Pick is appropriate, considering the Gathering of Savages we have at the show (Shane Hensley, Clint & Jodi Black, Ed Wetterman & Preston DuBose of 12 to Midnight, Ross Watson, and Yours ...

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Star Fleet Battles: Basic Set – Sean’s Pick, 051117

Thu 11 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

This is a Patreon Pick (thanks to Rick Chatwell) as well as a nod to “Throwback Thursday,” which I think I will start hewing to in the future. Star Fleet Battles fits into the same strange space among RPG fans that Battletech, Heavy Gear, and a number of other wargamer-ish ...

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Shadowrun: Forbidden Arcana – Sean’s Pick, 051017

Wed 10 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Shadowrun Fifth Edition players and GMs will greatly appreciate this expansion on the magic system. Building on the basics, this is the pathway to make sure your arcane practitioner stands out both in style and substance – and never forget how both are important in the life of a Shadowrunner. Ride ...

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The Fantasy Action Deck – Sean’s Pick, 050917

Tue 09 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

A little something different, particularly helpful to Savage Worlds fans, but also pretty cool for fans of playing cards and fantasy art. Squint no more myopic or aging Savage! From the Just Insert Imagination laboratory comes this scientifically engineered Action Deck just for you with large suits and numbers. That ...

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Rifts Board Game – Kickstarter Pick, 050817

Mon 08 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Another Mega-powered Pick today, this one in the Kickstarter category. That’s because Rogue Heroes have kicked off their crowdfunding for the highly-anticipated Rifts Board Game, which will feature some amazing high-crafted miniatures that I know Rifts and Savage Rifts fans are going nuts over already. Human and alien heroes ...

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Robotech Ghost Ship – Sean’s Pick, 050817

Mon 08 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

One of the properties screaming for a reboot in fandom is the immensely powerful Robotech giant transforming robot anime. Although the rights remain tangled in a web of Japan-to-America legal webbing that may never be fully resolved, the one company ever able to untangle that web enough to do some ...

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The Blackwood – Kickstarter Pick, 050517

Fri 05 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Wait a minute. American and German folk lore? Wuxia action? Yup. Savage Worlds. A fantasy setting and Plot Point Campaign inspired by American and German folklore, and high-flying wuxia action. Go forth, errants, to walk the Way’s Margin! The Blackwood is a fantasy setting inspired by folklore and high-flying ...

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Ninth World Bestiary 2 – Sean’s Pick, 050517

Fri 05 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the wilderness of the 9th World… (Seriously, I look at some of this and I think to myself the following exchange must have occurred between Bruce Cordell and the art team – “You guys just go nuts, come up with ...

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Fleet (Shatterzone) – Sean’s Pick, 050417

Thu 04 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

A flashback to some sci-fi goodness of the past as Precis Intermedia continues their march to bring Shatterzone back into the spotlight. A very solid sci-fi-with-cyberpunk elements setting I had the pleasure of doing some work for back in the day. Definitely stuff worth mining for your own science fiction ...

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Megabundle #1 Comic Pack – Bonus (Comics) Pick, 050417

Thu 04 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

The folks at DriveThruComics (sister site to my usual feed of awesome, DriveThruRPG) would really like you to consider them as a one-stop shop for digital comics from pretty much everyone that isn’t Marvel, DC, or Dark Horse. To that end, they’ve put together a bundle of 49 ...

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V20 Lore of the Bloodlines – Sean’s Pick, 050317

Wed 03 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Dark and drizzly outside puts me in a World of Darkness kind of mood, and this Pick is perfect for that. Building on the Lore of the Clans book that did so well on Kickstarter, this takes long-time fans and newcomers back to the stuff that really expanded the WoD ...

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Vampire 20th Anniversary Bundle of Holding – Bonus (Charity) Pick

Wed 03 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Straight up – I am on the Board of Directors for the Roleplaying Game Creators Relief Fund. In great part, we’re there to try and help fellow creators of RPGs get through medical and other disasters that others have insurance to manage. The amazing folks at Onyx Path have decided ...

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Paranoia Red Clearance Edition – Sean’s Pick, 050217

Tue 02 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

For many reasons, this classic and very odd game is getting a lot of new attention. Unsurprisingly, Mongoose is giving us all a brand new, fully-updated version to play with. 6 clones. A laser pistol. A government that makes utterly zero sense, led by… Yeah, just read it. Trust me ...

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Magnum Fury – Bonus (Personal) Pick (Redux)

Tue 02 May 2017 by spfannon from Sean's Pick of the Day

Last night, it was time for me to return to the Game Master’s Seat at Monday Night Savages (at our excellent FLGS, Total Escape Games). I’d been promising a return to my Danger International* setting, but I wanted to shift away from the amazing Feng Shui 2 rules ...

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