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[Pelgrane Press] Mutant City Blues

A stand-alone GUMSHOE game of contemporary super powers

Ten years ago, 1% of the population gained mutant powers.
1% of the citizens means 1% of the criminals!
...and you're the cops who clean up the mess.

EVER SINCE the Sudden Mutation Event, people have been able to fly. Phase through walls. Read minds. Shoot bolts of energy from their fingertips. Walk into dreams.

Police work will never be the same.

AS MEMBERS OF the elite Heightened Crime Investigation Unit, you and your fellow detectives solve crimes involving the city's mutant community. When a mutant power is used to kill, you catch the case. When it's a mutant victim in the chalk outline, you get the call. And when it comes time for a fight, you deploy your own extraordinary abilities to even the odds.

Mutant City Blues is available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 19.02.2009. 08:19

Buried Tales Cover Art Preview

The Buried Tales anthology of horror and supernatural fiction transports you to the rural town of Pinebox, Texas, where secrets are buried but the dead don’t always stay that way. Join us for a dozen killer stories by David Wellington, Shane Hensley, Jess Hartley, J.D. Wiker, Monica Valentinelli, Charles Rice, and more.

Published by 12 to Midnight, Buried Tales of Pinebox will arrive summer 2009! Stay tuned for more previews and excerpts as we get closer to publication.

Visit FlamesRising.com for a preview of the cover art and more information.

Comments (0) 18.02.2009. 14:51

Green Ronin Podcast, Episode 8: 2009 Ahoy!

The latest episode of the Green Ronin Podcast is available now. Episode 8: 2009 Ahoy! Features company president Chris Pramas, business manager Nicole Lindroos, and webmaster Evan Sass discussing recent staff changes, game design versus game development, Supervillain's Handbook, the proper pronunciation of Leitheusser, True20 Freeport: The Lost Island, A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, Flying Spaghetti Monster, Doctor Who, Mutants & Masterminds

Second Edition's fifth printing, Freedom's Most Wanted, Wild Cards, the Green Ronin Online Store, the Green Ronin Character Record Folio, Family Games: The 100 Best, and Walk the Plank.

You can find the podcast at GreenRonin.com.

Comments (0) 18.02.2009. 14:44

Freeze! New WoD Bundle at RPGNow!

The discipline required to be a beat cop, or in the military trains you to be strong. It teaches you teamwork, how to rely on others and how to rely on yourself. Which is a damn good thing. You need every edge you can get. You’ll see for yourself when you discover what else is out there in the night…

Tales from the 13th Precinct
For every vampire attack, werewolf rampage, sorcerous outburst, or other strange event, some police station is going to get a call about it. Here, then, is how the law deals with the mysterious and supernatural, from investigation through prosecution.

Dogs of War
With an overview of military life and guidelines for military characters in the World of Darkness, we include: Guidelines for unconventional units and those units touched by the supernatural, such as Company Zero. Storytelling advice for stories and chronicles revolving around military conflict and the supernatural. Variant rules, such as increasing lethality of firearms and governing mass combat.

World of Darkness: Armory
This book includes: A broad and detailed listing of every weapon, vehicle or piece of equipment a character might need in the World of Darkness. Optional rules and new Merits that reflect combat styles suitable for the weapons contained within. A hardware companion to Vampire, Werewolf and Mage chronicles.

With a total price is $81.97, if you purchased the books individually - For this week only, download all three for the sale price of $35.99, a savings of 56%.

Buy this bundle at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 14.02.2009. 14:52

[Shadowrun] Bad Moon Rising Scenario

In Bad Moon Rising in the East, a team of shadowrunners are hired to track down the source of a new drug shipping into Hong Kong. Directly connected to the Ghost Cartels campaign, the team of six Caracas natives are thrust into a criminal underworld far from their home. With few contacts to turn to, they may find themselves deeply involved in a vicious underworld conflict.

This 22-page scenario was used for the Gen Con 2008 Shadowrun tournament. While it may be used with other characters, the included team of shadowrunners are fully fleshed out with contacts, backgrounds, and motivations. This complete package allows for a night or two of Shadowrun with little prep work for the gamemaster or the players.

Bad Moon Rising in the East totals 37 pages, with 1 cover/credits page, 21 pages of scenario, 3 pages with 1 map each, and 12 pages of pregenerated characters: Covert Ops, Face, Hacker, Melee Artist, Pistol Adept, Shaman

Buy it today at RPGNow!

Comments (0) 11.02.2009. 17:31

Eden Studios Presents: Volume 3

Your Guide to the Unisystem: Volume 3

Three time’s a charm – or it’s a kind of magic! Welcome to volume three of ESP. Of course, we’d know you’d be here. We’ve got a great line up for you with plenty of magical ideas for you to use.

The third book of the ESP series features:

Background on the Shadefont from Charlie VonEschen.
Crossover rules from Jason Vey furthering your Essence based magics in a cinematic world.
A brand new setting for use with any Unisystem core book from Kyla Ward.
More spells from the Buffy tv show from John Snead and Alex Jurkat.
More Totem Warriors to liven up your Buffy and Angel games from Steve Darlington.
Four archetypes for your AFMBE survival horror sessions.

ESP Volume 3 is available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 11.02.2009. 06:45

Character Portraits by Jeff Preston

Artist Jeff Preston (Chaosium, One Bad Egg, Crafty Games) is offering character portraits for individual games (or groups) in a variety of styles for a limited time.

For more information visit the Team Preston website. You can also visit his gallery for samples of his work.

Check out the recent Interview with Jeff at the Flames Rising website.

Comments (0) 10.02.2009. 09:19

Apocrypha Studios News

Hunt & Killam have developed a new Rules Variant for the Ngenesis RPG, and written a new Ngenesis short story to share, all free to download, enjoy! Multi-Aspect Project

I. RPOL/Contest:
Rapscallion has setup an Ngenesis RPG storyline to run on RPOL (RolePlay onLine), it is now open to players who wish to join. check out the game on RPOL.net, to be a part of the game send Raps an RTJ, he will choose those who submit the most interesting characters and writing.

II. Graphic Artist Open Call:
We are looking for a couple of graphic artists who are interested in joining forces with Apocrypha Studios to work on a Graphic Novel project. Send an email to apoc@huntandkillam.com with details of your work (samples, website, portfolio, etc). This will be a paying gig!

III. Graphic Novel:
The storyline bring run on RPOL will be the bases of the Graphic Novel (or perhaps even a series)! In keeping with Apocrypha Studios' "No Canon Initiative", the storyline will be created by the fans, for the fans!

IV. Sale:
To celebrate our excitement with this multi-aspect project, we are dropping the price of the Ngenesis RPG PDF down to a cool $10.00 at our storefront!

Ever more upcoming excitement at Apocrypha Studios, visit us again or for the first time at APOC.HUNTANDKILLAM.COM

Comments (0) 09.02.2009. 05:37

Dungeon Crawl Classics #59: Mists of Madness

An Adventure for Level 1 Characters.

The two dollar module is back!

This 4E-compatible module sends the heroes to an ancient cave occupied by cultists dedicated to the Mists of Madness. Defended by ancient death traps and weird arcane seals, the caves conceal an antediluvian vault, the resting place of an archlich whose reign predates recorded history in the Known Realms. Undisturbed for untold eons, now the machinations of the cultists and their eladrin master threaten to awaken the archlich, to dire ends that none can predict.

Mists of Madness is available at RPGNow.com.

Comments (0) 08.02.2009. 06:35

RPG-related comics available at DriveThruComics!

DriveThruComics now has several RPG related comics available from a variety of publishers:

Exalted - UDON
Artesia - Archaia Studios Press
In the Pit - Eden Studios
Blood of Heroes - Spartans Unleashed
Dork Storm - Dork Storm Press

All these and many more are now available at DriveThruComics!

www.DriveThruComics.com

Comments (0) 07.02.2009. 10:28