This newletter was originally distributed on Sep 25, 2021.You can subscribe at https://www.getrevue.co/profile/ginnyloveday
September is almost over and it’ll be Halloween before you know it! October starts off with a bang as we wrap up Origins (in-person or online) so I’m going to go ahead and drop some virtual events below. If you’ve got virtual events that you want highlighted for November, shoot me a Twitter message or an email and let me know!
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October Virtual Events
|PAX Aus – Online! Oct 8-10th|
Are you a super night owl? Join the crew down under for TABLETOP FREEPLAY. Meet up with friends and play a whole host of board games and RPGs online! Check out the full schedule and put on your robe and wizard hat, or check out our virtual lending library of board and card games thanks to our friends at Tabletopia.
|Save Against Fear – ONLINE – Oct 7-10th|
This year we are partnering with the platform StartPlayingGames to offer online sessions in a pay-by-session model. You sign up for the sessions you want to play in and only pay for those sessions. Easy sign-up with a lot of features – this partnership is one we look forward to for years.
|VIRTUAL Gamehole Con – Oct 21-24th|
Featuring a variety of virtual TTRPG games along with a selection of other games. Badges for the VIRTUAL component of the show are just $20!
Upcoming or Recent Game Releases
|Wanderhome – Possum Creek Games – Buy it NOW!|
Wanderhome is a pastoral fantasy role-playing game about traveling animal-folk, the world they inhabit, and the way the seasons change. It is a game filled with grassy fields, mossy shrines, herds of chubby bumblebees, opossums in sundresses, salaman
|Playing Dead – by Steve Fidler of Vorpal Dice Press|
A print on-demand version of Playing Dead will be releasing soon!“Playing Dead, the ultimate player’s guide to life after death gives you a reason not to crumple up your character sheet and toss it in the trash after an untimely loss of life. Undead class features, new subclasses, and the all new Greater Undeath option are all tools to breath unlife into your game”
|Rashemen – Campaign Guide – from Joe Raso and team|
The Rashemen Campaign Guide is filled with exciting new ideas for Dungeon Master’s and players to add to their home games. The book explores locations in and around Rashemen, its history, and the people who thrive in this dangerous land. A collection of monsters lie ready to challenge adventuring parties of any level. Players will discover enticing character options, including new races, classes, backgrounds, feats, and spells.
|Secrets of the Vibrant Isle by Craig Campbell — KS launches Oct 5th|
Secrets of the Vibrant Isle is a solo tabletop roleplaying game where you portray a character shipwrecked on a fantastical island. As you play the game, you’ll scavenge the shipwreck, protect your camp, improve yourself, and explore many dozens of the island’s beautiful wonders and dark corners. The game provides a wide variety of explorations, gear, magic, and creatures your character might encounter. Each time you play, the inhabitants will be completely new and different.
|Once More Into The Void by Jason Pitre — Kickstarter|
Jason Pitre is raising funds for Once More Into The Void on Kickstarter!A science-fiction roleplaying game of bringing the family back together for one last job.
|Into the Mother Lands – An Original Afrofuturist TTRPG by Tanya DePass — Kickstarter|
Tanya DePass is raising funds for Into the Mother Lands – An Original Afrofuturist TTRPG on Kickstarter!Setting book for Into the Mother Lands RPG!!!
Recent Guests from the Designers Den
|Episode 41: Rich Lescouflair – 09/12/21|
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Rich and I chatted about Esper Genesis and the amazing new rulebook that just released for it, The Master Technician’s Guide—which I had the pleasure of doing some editing for, which meant I got to see it first! Also chatted about all the amazing behind the scenes Rich does on layout and design for various other projects including the Expanse RPG (but not Star Trek, whoops!), and finally wrapped up with some exciting updates about the EG organized play campaign, Crucible Corps.
Episode 41: Matt Sanders – 09/19/21
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Matt and I chatted about his recent releases over on his website, Sealed Library, many of which featured inventive ways for players to help create the world around them as they are playing the game. Matt has also been venturing in interesting layout and color choices and plans to swap to being a full-time game designer in the near future.
Episode 42: Beeba – 09/26/21
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Bee and I will be chatting about the World of Wyldrvir, the totally free TTRPG that has been working in a combat-free and wholesome Saturday morning cartoon style of world with adorable art and simple roleplay-focused storytelling! Join us to chat and enter for a chance to win a copy of Wyldrvir OR a code for a DDB copy of the new D&D Book, The Wild Beyond the Witchlight.
Episode 43: Casper & Martin Kanstrup – 10/03/21
Casper’s Twitter – Martin’s Twitter – Website
Casper & Martin hail from Denmark where they’re part of the AL Nordic groups as DMs, players, and now as creators with the release of their Dungeoncraft module, DC-PoA-CONMAR-10 Who Let the Kobolds Out?