Archive | August, 2013

Little Fears Nightmare Edition – Blessed are the Children Kickstarter

Posted on August 29, 2013 by

Blessed are the Children is the third book in the acclaimed tabletop horror game line Little Fears Nightmare Edition. Little Fears Nightmare Edition Book 3: Blessed are the Children is the third main book in the acclaimed roleplaying game line of childhood terror. The new edition of the original game of childhood terror launched in […]

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Last Man Standing by Monica Valentinelli available now!

Posted on August 28, 2013 by

Hey, you got Zombies in my Frankenstein!

In the midst of an undead apocalypse, one scientist tries to sustain the human race by cloning himself (again.) Unfortunately, things don’t work out exactly as planned. But then, do they ever?

In Last Man Standing, writer Monica Valentinelli and artist Josie Pi Grant do a modern twist on the first, great literary zombie. The digital download includes a BONUS page from “Monsters and the Monsters Who Make Them,” a mini-series written by James McGee and illustrated by Alex Cormack.

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Glitter & Mayhem and more from Apex available now!

Posted on August 22, 2013 by

Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse.

Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.

Dance through nightclubs, roller derby with cryptids and aliens, be seduced by otherworldly creatures, and ingest cocktails that will alter your existence forever.

Your hosts are the Hugo Award-winning editors John Klima (Electric Velocipede) and Lynne M. Thomas (Apex Magazine), and the Hugo-nominated editor Michael Damian Thomas (Apex Magazine).

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Pinnacle, Visionary, and Tor team-up to make Deadlands novels!

Posted on August 22, 2013 by

Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Visionary Comics have reached agreement with Tor Books for the publication of all-new, original prose novels set in the world of the popular roleplaying game Deadlands. The deal calls for three novels, with an initial lineup of authors that includes New York Times bestselling, award-winning Jonathan Maberry and Jeff Mariotte.

The novel line is an exciting step in the expansion of the Deadlands world. Visionary Comics has already successfully launched the property as digital comics available at DriveThruComics.com, and C. Edward Sellner, chief creative officer for Visionary, said, “We’re very excited to be bringing Deadlands to such a publishing powerhouse. It’s our first move into non-comics media, and the people at Tor have been fantastic to work with. I have no doubt the fans will enjoy the results.”

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Geek.Kon approaches! Panels! Games! Fun!

Posted on August 21, 2013 by

Geek.Kon is Madison Wisconsin’s very own anime convention, sci-fi convention, and gaming convention all rolled into one! As the name implies, Geek.Kon is a place to celebrate all that is geeky from strong foundations in anime, science fiction, video gaming, tabletop gaming, and costuming to up and coming fandoms like steampunk and gothic lolita. From Lord of the Rings to Doctor Who, Mario to Solid Snake, Geek.Kon covers it all.

Several of the Flames Rising crew will be at the convention and on panels throughout the weekend.

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World War Cthulhu: The Darkest Hour

Posted on August 14, 2013 by

World War Cthulhu: The Darkest Hour is a World War Two setting book for Call of Cthulhu from the multi-award-winning team of Dominic McDowall, Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, Jason Durall, Stuart Boon, Martin Dougherty & Ken Spencer (writers) and Jon Hodgson, Paul Bourne, Scott Neil, Scott Purdy & Steffon Worthington (artists).

You’ll need a copy of the Call of Cthulhu rules to make full use of this setting.

World War Cthulhu is a series of settings for the Call of Cthulhu RPG, initially covering World War Two, followed by World War One, The Cold War and World War Three.

World War Cthulhu: The Darkest Hour is available now in PDF format at the Flames Rising RPGNow Shop!

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Weird Wars Rome RPG, Maps, Soundtrack, and More Unlocked in Kickstarter

Posted on August 13, 2013 by

Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Kickstarter, Weird Wars Rome for Savage Worlds, quickly surpassed funding. Digital rewards thus far include an original soundtrack, short adventures, and interior overlays for the poster maps. Most recently, all backers unlocked an 8 page supplement by Jack Emmert (of Cryptic Studios) on the role of class and race, the gods, and myths and legends of ancient Rome.

Weird Wars Rome is the latest in a series of tabletop roleplaying game books for the Weird Wars line by Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Weird Wars imagines military campaigns in history twisted by the supernatural for adventures both horrific and violent. In Weird Wars Rome, players are legionaries for the vast Roman Empire encountering the terror of war and far darker things.

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Review of Kenneth Hite’s The Nazi Occult

Posted on August 12, 2013 by

What is the fascination with Nazis and their pursuit of occult knowledge? The popularity of Raiders of the Lost Ark offers some evidence that we as a culture find the concepts intriguing to say the least. Perhaps, deep down, even the most cynical skeptic wants to believe that supernatural magic is real.

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Mouse Guard Sale at DriveThruComics!

Posted on August 11, 2013 by

In Mouse Guard, mice struggle to live safely and prosper among all of the world’s harsh conditions and predators. Thus the Mouse Guard was formed. They are not simply soldiers that fight off intruders; rather, they are guides for commonmice looking to journey without confrontation from one hidden mouse village to another. The Guard patrol borders, find safeways and paths through dangerous territories and treacherous terrain, watch weather patterns, and keep the mouse territories free of predatory infestation. They do so with fearless dedication so that they might not just exist, but truly live.

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D&D: Wizards Announces The Sundering: 6-novels, Mobile Game & More

Posted on August 6, 2013 by

The most popular setting in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, The Forgotten Realms, is about to be completely reshaped by an epic event announced today by Wizards of the Coast. The Sundering is an extensive story spanning multiple expressions of the contemporary fantasy entertainment franchise that offers fans the opportunity to impact the fate of the world along the way.

Key milestones in the year-long Sundering storyline will take place in iconic locations like Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter and Icewind Dale, to name a few. The changes to the Forgotten Realms can be experienced through a series of novels, in-store play experiences, digital offerings, comics, accessories and tabletop RPG adventures. Through these expressions, Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fans will be able to engage and impact the fate of the Forgotten Realms forever.

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