Posts Tagged ‘RPGs’

retro Dungeon Delvin’ in the Crypts of the Pervy Lord Thule

Posted on January 16th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

In which we recapture the joys of 1982 in 2018, and it is a good time indeed. Continue reading

The Fantasy Trip comes home to SJG (and apologies)

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Everything old is new again, except The Fantasy Trip! Until NOW! Continue reading

This Week’s Games

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I thought rather than an exhausting month round up I might do something more regular-like with the game reports… I started mentioning them with other posts, but don’t really like that so perhaps I’ll do a post about them weekly…? Or fortnightly…?…

Game Plan 2018

Posted on December 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s good to have a plan… Having looked back at 2017, It’s time to look ahead to 2018! GAMING25x5 BoardgamesSo, last year my big long List O’Games to Play didn’t really work out. Partly that was due to the renovation and not having time and s…

Looking Back at 2017

Posted on December 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I tend to do this every year. Look back at the GAME PLAN for the year and see what I actually managed to accomplish. Not sure why I do this. I guess because I feel like it’s always good to have a plan and some means of assessment and self-reflection – …

Grinning Skull’s End of 2017 Release Round-Up!!

Posted on December 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello, peeps! Sorry, I haven’t been around to keep you in the loop, a combination of stress, time limitations, and festive prep has conspired against me, but never the less, I’m here now, with a comprehensive round-up of our releases up to …

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 33: Gloom of Kilforth, Dice Forge and Star Trek RPG

Posted on November 19th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The Polyhedron Collider Crew return, with another slice of board gaming chat interspersed by rabbit holes and nonsense. 

Steve and Jon venture out to battle the Gloom of Kilforth, all three members of the team love Dice Forge so much they keep getting distracted and Andy tell us the tales of Captain Cocktail and his intrepid crew in the Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius.

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The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 33: Gloom of Kilforth, Dice Forge and Star Trek RPG

Posted on November 19th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Polyhedron Collider Crew return, with another slice of board gaming chat interspersed by rabbit holes and nonsense. 

Steve and Jon venture out to battle the Gloom of Kilforth, all three members of the team love Dice Forge so much they keep getting distracted and Andy tell us the tales of Captain Cocktail and his intrepid crew in the Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius.

Read more »

New Release: Harphogayth Campaign tool for 5th Edition Fantasy.

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’m back with yet more Grinning Skull Studios publications news for November! Kicking off this month’s first release is the Harphogayth campaign tool, our very first real foray into material published for 5th Edition Fantasy. Written by Davide Quatrini, this supplement is a heavily inspired Manga/Anime style take on magical possessed power suits. The Harphogayth […]

Grinning Skull Studios October Release Round-Up

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, as the saying goes, better late than never, indeed we are a few days late in posting the mammoth load of Grinning Skull studios publications that were released last month. I actually think that it’s a new record here, which also leaves us only 31 releases left before we hit 200 Grinning Skull publications in […]

September New Releases End of the Month Round-Up!

Posted on September 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Nearly the end of the month, and this month’s releases too. Here’s a quick round-up of the releases this September so far… http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222254/SingularityAdventure-Module-GSAM02?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222319/SRVC-Clausius-Ship-Plans-Poster?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222315/Ferrous-Sun-Ship-Plans-Poster?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222364/Singularity-Adventure-Bundle-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222006/100-Dusty-Paperbacks-on-an-Abandoned-Bookshelf-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/221314/20-Sides-of-Karma-Evil-Toys-from-the-Toymasters-Workshop?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/220550/SciFi-Bundle-Collection-Vol-1-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/220429/100-Things-Killer-Toys-do-when-your-back-is-turned-for-all-Modern-Horror-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222655/Grims-Fantastic-Dungeon-Collection-Bundle-BUNDLE Also don’t forget to check out our publisher pages at: RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios DriveThruRPG: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios Wargame Vault: http://www.wargamevault.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios For more titles in our ranges!!   

Grinning Skull Studios: Singularity Adventure Module GSAM02 Out Now!

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Back again with a new release, Grinning Skull Studios present SINGULARITY Adventure Module GSAM02, our latest System-free Sci-fi module. http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222254/SingularityAdventure-Module-GSAM02 Have you ever woken up dead, but just never realized it? Well, that’s exactly what happens to the crew of the Scientific Research Vessel, Clausius. When the player characters awake from cryostasis, their brains, addled […]

Free (ish!) 100 Dusty Paperbacks on an Abandoned Bookshelf for Modern RPGs Download Now!

Posted on September 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello again, just a post to let you know about this month’s Pointless Classics title is 100 Dusty Paperbacks on an Abandoned Bookshelf for all Modern RPGs. This PDF is ideal for those moments during your game when players are searching and scavenging on shelves and so on. Not every search will come up with anything […]

How to Go On a Successful Crowdfunding Quest – by Todd Medema

Posted on August 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Todd Medema from Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game here. Polyhedron Collider was generous enough to review our first game’s Kickstarter launch, which doubled its goal. We wanted to return the favour by sharing some of the tips and techniques we …

Purple Pawn’s 2012 Game Industry Survey

Posted on March 7th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Purple Pawn checked over 8,400 companies who make money from analog, tabletop games from across the globe to see if they were still operating. We conducted our annual survey of over 7,700 operating companies to see how they performed in 2012 and received 212 responses. You can download the 17 page report for free here […]


A Timeline on the History of Dice

Posted on May 20th, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

[Source: Awesome Dice Blog]

Relaunching Purple Pawn’s List of Kickstarter Game Projects

Posted on May 15th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Crowdfunding has become a major trend in the tabletop games industry. It’s allowed both startup and established game-makers to produce products that otherwise they could not have. And it’s given consumers a forum for voicing their opinions and voting with their dollars before resources are committed to manufacturing. Discovering what projects are out there, however, […]


Dave Arneson’s Game Collection Rescued and Being Put Up for Auction

Posted on May 4th, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

Like an episode of Storage Wars, the game collection of Dave Arneson, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons, was recently salvaged from an abandoned storage locker and is now being put up for auction. I’m flabbergasted! According to an announcement by The Collector’s Trove, an online auction service for game designers, here’s what happened… The Collector’s […]


Fantasy Flight Games Launches New Player Finder/Social Network

Posted on April 30th, 2012 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Calling it the Community Wizard, Fantasy Flight Games has launched a new online tool that allows gamers to record their collection, connect with other gamers, find retailers, and register for events. Officially still in the beta testing phase, the tool is currently accessible by all registered users on FFG’s website. Unfortunately, Community Wizard is limited […]


Purple Pawn’s 2011 Game Industry Survey

Posted on February 23rd, 2012 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Purple Pawn checked over 8,500 companies  who make money from analog, tabletop games from across the globe to see if they were still operating. We conducted our annual survey of over 6,900 operating companies and received 391 responses. You can download the 18 page report for free here [PDF]. Summary Over the course of a […]