Tabletop Gaming News and New Releases

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BBetween the end of December and the beginning of the new year, game releases and developments to have slowed down considerably, probably because people are preparing for the massive influx of new TTRPG outings and crowdfunding campaigns that will take place in February. Still, we were excited to find a few new releases and crowdfunding campaigns to share with you.

New releases: Stillfleet, Azivar’s Ancestral Almanac, The Curious Adventures of Holmes & Watson

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“Set in a paradoxically dark and vibrant superfuture, Stillfleet is a tabletop sci-fi role-playing game that offers players simple, intuitive mechanics and hundreds of power options. Built on a base of political tension between the Co. and its medieval market-worlds, Stillfleet is its own space-time paradox: it’s a lightweight rule system with hundreds of options for powers. And it’s genre-vaping science fiction that you can break down and create your own.

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“Are you looking for additional options for character creation? Then this is the supplement for you! Azivar’s Ancient Alamana contains nine new thermals for Dungeons & Dragons.”

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The Curious Adventures of Holmes & Watson is a role-playing game about a crime-fighting and mystery-solving team. Players can play their own role in the famous partnership, taking on the roles of Holmes and Watson and putting their own spin on the story, or they can create quirky investigators and navigate either the Holmes casebook or case of their own design.

Crowdfunding: Haxen, Nirvana on fire

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haxen is an eight-Single-player tabletop RPG page about exploring a changing post-apocalyptic future with anachronistic characters. You use a series of runes and tables to navigate the world, create lore, and overcome obstacles. Tell the story of a ranger exploring skyscrapers in search of salvageable technology, a paladin wielding an improvised ax stalking near immortal oligarchs who survived the apocalypse, or a cleric who can read the broken screens of the past, looking for names and answers. ”

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Nirvana on fire: Extended edition is 32 jam-packed pages of sci-fi horror tinged with Buddhism, biotech for Mothership. If you like machiavellian plots, murderous AIs and rosaries, you’ll be in.


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