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Book Retort: TRIGGERMAN #1

[Written by Craig Johnson II] I’m the kind of guy to both appreciate and scrutinize a book like new publishing imprint Hardcase‘s TRIGGERMAN off the bat. As a lifelong student of crime history, film noir and pulp, and someone who can easily differentiate the style and aesthetics of the 20s, 30s and 40s on sight, I’m instantly attracted to fare such as this …

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Expansion Alert: HARBINGER RENEGADES #1

Valiant’s HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 Expands to 40 Epic Pages with Artists Raul Allen and Juan Jose Ryp – On Sale November 16th! Two Valiant-Exclusive Superstars Join Debut of Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston’s Staggering New Ongoing Series Launch HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 is the can’t-miss Valiant debut of 2016! And now the most anticipated new series of the fall is getting …

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Sneak Peek: KHAAL #1

Hats off to Stephane Louis (writer) and Valentin Sécher (artist) for this upcoming space opera, arriving in January 2017! Titan Comics says: In a galaxy decimated by a brutal war, an ancient prison ship, called Empyreon, floats alone in the void.   Within its ancient walls a new battle rages, as the three races who inhabit the doomed ship vie for …

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The RPG History Project Launches Patreon

Last March at Gary Con VIII, Pat Kilbane shared a glimpse into his RPG History Project with a preview of bits of interviews. Every few weeks since Gary Con, he has released snippets of a presentation by Tim Kask at that same Gary Con, on the first five years at TSR. Just a few weeks ago, he released the full …

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Sneak Peek: NINJAK #23

Matt Kindt & Marc Laming Unleash “THE SEVEN BLADES OF MASTER DARQUE” – Beginning in January! The Countdown to One of 2017’s Biggest Showdowns Begins with Major New Storyline Launching in NINJAK #23 The most daring Ninjak epic of all time is about to begin as Master Darque goes head to head with Valiant’s most feared super-spy!! Valiant is proud …

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Sneak Peek: DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1

Sneak Peek:  DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1 – Matt Kindt & Trevor Hairsine Lead the Most Explosive Comics Event of 2017! Plus: The Stalinverse Wreaks Havoc with DIVINITY III: KOMANDAR BLOODSHOT #1 in December and DIVINITY III: ARIC, SON OF THE REVOLUTION #1 in January! This winter, the Valiant Universe you once knew is no more… Only the Stalinverse remains!As revealed …

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Long Island Sandbox, Part Four: The Little Map That Could

[Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles by Chandra Reyer and Timothy Connolly examining the relevance of analog games in a digital world and the fourth in a series regarding the Long Island sandbox Timothy runs.] We have EGG and the classic GDQ1-7 campaign to thank for this 1e AD&D sandbox. It began with a hand-drawn (and …

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On Campaign Journals

There’s never been a better time to start keeping a campaign journal than right now. If you are the DM (or the GM,) and you are already keeping a campaign journal, awesome! Tabletop rpg enrichment happens in many ways.  This is one of those ways. John Fourr’s extraordinary Roleplaying Tips blog gives delightful tips for the keeping of a campaign …