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Modiphius Releases Star Trek Adventures: The Gravity of the Crime Adventure

Feb 4, 2019

Welcome commander…  Your orders are go undercover on the pre-contact planet of Kalmur to investigate the accidental death of a Federation observer.

Star Trek Adventures: The Gravity of Crime Adventure PDF is available now from Modiphius for use with your Star Trek Adventures RPG.

When a Kalmuri experiment into artificial gravity goes wildly wrong, an experimental device explodes crushing everyone within the test lab, including a Starfleet scientist, Lieutenant Li, who had infiltrated the project as an observer.

Sent to investigate this apparently accidental death, your team is confronted by a Kalmuri detective, Lanox, who is convinced the deaths are the result of sabotage.

Can you solve this classic locked-room murder mystery without violating Starfleet’s Prime Directive?

Set during the TNG era, this adventure also contains advice for adaptation to other eras including The Original Series. 

Heroic Maps Release the Moonshine Tavern Day and Moonshine Tavern Night

Jan 27, 2019

Heroic Maps have released two new Heroic Maps Storeys, The Moonshine Tavern (Night) and The Moonshine Tavern (Day)

“Don’t ask no questions, dont get no lies” Perched above the coast, the Moonshine Tavern is perfectly placed for those who may wish to import certain goods without the authorities getting involved…

A set of printable battlemaps compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset.
Contents: A multiple level map consisting of a 5 storey smugglers tavern, spread across 5 30×30 battlemaps, each depicting a different level.
Sea-Level – A small cove at the foot of the cliffs, with high tide allowing boats to access the caves and smugger docks inside.
Cellar – tavern cellars, with secret doors leading to smuggler caves. Lots of secret areas.
Ground Floor – The ground level of the tavern, with plenty of room for customers.
Attic –  Bedrooms, landlord quarters, and meeting rooms for smugglers.
Roof – pitched tiled rooftops, dormers, multiple access points.
Also included are 300dpi full size jpgs, for poster printing or VTT.
Also included are Roll20 VTT ready files, sized at 72dpi and 140x140px per square (all less than 10mb)

Knights & Legends Dark Fantasy RPG Now Available

Jan 27, 2019

“Aug. 13th was the day the Shadow Lords officially rose in Ezora. From that day on tabletop rpg players from USA to Germany began adventuring the vast new world of Knights & Legends. Fighting mythological beasts to zealots, their stories are unique in their own way.”

Knights & Legends is an all-new Dark Fantasy Role Playing Game. Released May 19th 2018, Knights & Legends is as dynamic and addicting as ever. The Core Book introduces Knights & Legends and its setting to players everywhere in the world including all post launch Add-ons and a special prologue to the all new Shadow Lords Campaign Book.

Try out a skill-based battle system that challenges progression with deadly combat!

The core rules of Knights & Legends are essential for players and game masters, as they contain all the rules for character creation, background story, classes, abilities, magic, and the religions and gods whose influence will define your character and the world around you.

Knights & Legends doesn’t use levels; instead, characters advance in classes and abilities during the course of play. Anyone can try to pick a lock, cast a spell, or decipher some ancient codex.

With the new selective targeting feature combat in Knights & Legends is exciting, immersive, visceral and always potentially deadly; players should be mindful not to underestimate their opponent and use strategy to defeat them.

Players will want this book to create their unique characters, featuring all original abilities and magic spells, Religions, and more.

Game masters need this book, as it contains the core rules for the game, including task resolution, combat, damage information and guidelines.

If you don’t own a polyhedral dice set visit the website and use the digital dice set simulator – it emulates a standard set of 7 polyhedral dice that you’ll need to play the game.

This standalone title has been explicitly written with the goal of approachability, reaching out to all experience levels, making sure that the game content remains engaging for everyone.

Knights & Legends 2E includes many updates and improvements, made according to valuable purchasers feedback.

A New Adventure for the L5R RPG Is Now Available for Download

Jan 26, 2019

Fantasy Flight Games continues to release adventures for the L5R RolePlaying Game digitally with “Wedding at Kyotei Castle“.

Rokugan is a land of choice and consequence. Nowhere has this been truer than at Kyotei Castle, a stronghold in the Golden Valley at the junction of Lion, Crane, and Phoenix lands. While the Lion and Crane clans have been clashing at nearby Toshi Ranbo, echoes of the same struggle have reverberated through Kyotei Castle. Now, a wedding meant to shore up the Crane Clan’s claim on the castle might be the very thing to unravel it. It falls to your samurai to decide the fate of the valley.

Allies and Adversaries Sourcebook Released for Star Wars RPG

Jan 13, 2019

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the Allies and Adversaries sourcebook for Star Wars Roleplaying!

This sourcebook collects the profiles for heroic Rebels, evil Imperials, and galactic scum and villainy drawn from all three Star Wars Roleplaying game lines, along with a host of brand-new individuals who have never before been profiled. This sourcebook is an essential collection of NPCs, whether you’re playing Edge of the EmpireAge of Rebellion, or Force and Destiny. In all, over 130 NPCs are fully statted throughout the book for use in any Star Wars Roleplaying campaign!

Wherever you travel in your Star Wars adventures, the Game Master needs to ensure there are plenty of memorable and exciting Non-Player Characters. After all, while the worlds and locations of Star Wars are iconic, it’s the individuals that make this universe so unique. Allies and Adversaries is the perfect resource for bringing these characters to life in Star Wars Roleplaying!

Each NPC entry includes not only the profile for that character or character type, but also plenty of Game Master tips for using the character in your own games—ranging from places where this NPC is likely to be found to how they typically interact with others. Furthermore, ideas for potential encounters with these characters are also presented, giving Game Masters the seeds they need to easily incorporate these characters into their campaign.

Conan: Horrors of the Hyborian Age Available Now in PDF

Dec 26, 2018

THOSE EYES GREW AND BECAME GIGANTIC, AND IN THEM THE CIMMERIAN GLIMPSED THE REALITY OF ALL THE ABYSMAL AND BLASPHEMOUS HORRORS THAT LURK IN THE OUTER DARKNESS OF FORMLESS VOIDS AND NIGHTED GULFS.

Horrors of the Hyborian Age is the definitive guide to the monstrous creatures inhabiting the dark tombs, ruined cities, forgotten grottos, dense jungles, and sinister forests of Conan’s world. This collection of beasts, monsters, undead, weird races, and mutants are ready to pit their savagery against the swords and bravery of the heroes of the Hyborian Age.

Drawn from the pages of Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories, this roster also includes creatures and alien horrors from H.P. Lovecraft ’s Cthulhu Mythos, to which Howard inextricably bound his Hyborian Age. Other entries are original, chosen carefully to refl ect the tone and dangers of Conan’s world.

Forbidden Lands RPG Released by Free League Publishing

Dec 9, 2018

Brave adventurer, Free League Publishing announced that the Forbidden Lands RPG has released worldwide on the 6th of December 2018. All rogues, raiders, treasure hunters and scoundrels may now enter the land beyond the mountains. 

The Forbidden Lands RPG is a retro-fantasy game and a brand-new take on classic tabletop roleplaying. 

My dear friend, have you heard that the curse is gone and that the Blood Mist has lifted? Forbidden Lands can now finally be reached. Do you dare to travel into the unknown lands with me? 

Just imagine, it is an unexplored realm filled with treasures left behind… A magical journey into the unknown awaits us. Will you join me in the hunt for ancient treasures and fight whomsoever gets in our way? Let us leave this wretched reality and build a new world for ourselves on the ruins of the old. What say thee, do you want to be one of the first raiders of the Forbidden Lands?

If it will be dangerous? Of course, but what does it matter, friend? Together we laugh in the face of danger and make our mark on that cursed world. Together, we will survive long enough to tell the tale. But we must hurry, before the others take it all…

In the sandbox survival roleplaying game Forbidden Lands, you and your friends will be playing raiders and rogues bent on making your own mark on a cursed world. Discover lost tombs, fight horrifying monsters, wander the wilderness and build your own stronghold to defend.

Forbidden Lands is a legacy game, in which your actions will permanently change the game map, turning it into a living chronicle of your adventures. The unique rules for exploration, survival, base building and campaign in the game play can easily be ported to any other game world.

FORBIDDEN LANDS RPG BOXED SET CONTENTS: 

  • PLAYER’S MANUAL – Hardcover Player’s Manual with faux leather covers, including rules for fast character generation, visceral combat, lethal magic, dangerous journeys and for building your own stronghold – easily be ported to other game worlds.
  • GAMEMASTER’S GUIDE – Hardcover Gamemaster’s Guide with faux leather covers, including a rich and detailed description of the Forbidden Lands setting, a large illustrated Bestiary, extensive random encounters, and three complete adventure sites.
  • LEGENDS & ADVENTURERS BOOKLET – The Legends & Adventurers booklet, that lets you flesh out your characters and give them unique backgrounds.
  • MAP – A large full-color map, that gives you the freedom to explore the Forbidden Lands any way you want, hex by hex.
  • STICKERS – A sheet with stickers for adventure sites and gravestones, transforming the game map to a living, permanent record of your adventures.

 

Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage And Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica Up on Roll20

Nov 18, 2018

Layer upon layer of devious traps and classic monsters await at the click of a button! Roll20’s digital conversion of the latest D&D adventure, Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage, puts the full book at your fingertips and on your screen for $49.95.

You can also expand your lore options with eight new races and background options from the newly D&D-ready Magic: the Gathering setting of Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, which also launched on Roll20!

In Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage, adventurers have long converged on Waterdeep to test their mettle in the famous caves beneath the city. The mad mage Halaster makes his domain inside the Undermountain, turning each level into a unique playroom for his twisted imagination. Parties will venture everywhere from a forest refuge to an extraplanar challenge and meet classic creatures from menacing mindflayers to friendly flumphs. Every word, map, and monster has been converted to Roll20, taking care of all the preparation work so anyone can run this adventure right from their web browser.

This official Roll20 conversion includes not only the fully converted adventure, but also a bonus token pack, map pack, and card decks that can be applied to any game. To make it even easier, all Roll20 Plus and Pro subscribers automatically received the “Dungeon Level” of the adventure free for use in their campaigns!