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Fantasy Grounds Brings Savage Worlds to Steam!

Savage Worlds on SteamFantasy Grounds is bringing the award-winning Savage Worlds roleplaying system to the highly-popular Steam web gaming engine! Fantasy Grounds will become available this Friday, May 9, at 11:00 am Pacific Time, and Savage Worlds is the first available downloadable module!

Fantasy Grounds will continue to release additional Savage Worlds content for the Steam web gaming engine to keep you happy. Just in case you feel like foolin’ around on us with some other RPG, they’ll be making those available as well. Don’t worry—we understand and we know you’ll be back…

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Shaintar Adventure Deck Released

Shaintar Adventure CardsShaintar has always been a fantasy game of high adventure, and now they’ve put that in the palm of your hand! Evil Beagle Games has just released Shaintar Adventure Cards that are designed to be mixed in to your existing Savage Worlds Adventure Deck to really focus your deck on the setting.

You get 27 completely new cards designed to take advantage of and interact with the Shaintar setting, as well as the author’s personal suggestions for which cards to include from the basic deck. You can get those as a printable PDF, print-on-demand cards, or—for a [what I presume to be] limited time only—the print-on-demand cards with the PDF thrown in for free!

Customize your Adventure Deck and crank up your “Shaintariness” to 11 today!

Game Geeks Reviews Achtung! Cthulhu

Game Geeks Reviews Achtung! CthulhuAfter many tries, Kurt Wiegel overcomes his Cthonian lingual lock and manages to talk about Modiphius Entertainment’s Achtung! Cthulhu. Watch Kurt’s Achtung! Cthulhu review and get his learned opinion on how well this particular mix of madness and war might meet your gaming needs—your nazi-filled, tentacular, horrible gaming needs…

If that wasn’t enough to scare you off, I’m sure you’re brave enough to keep digging into the full range of Game Geeks reviews for the low-down on hundreds of gaming books, from both Savage Worlds and many other fine RPGs!

Wild Card Creator Updated with More Homebrew Support

Wild Card CreatorWild Card Creator—the Savage Worlds character creation utility that supports all your PDFs—has just released a significant update. Oh, sure, it has new options for auto-downloading updates, support for optional rules in published settings, and even more program settings for you to have more control. But for me the excitement is all about the expanded homebrew support.

A big part of the Savage Worlds mindset is that each setting will have little tweaks to the core rules to really bring that genre to life. We expect you to be using your own house rules, and Wild Card Creator is there to support you. Have campaign rules that apply to everyone? They’ve got you covered. Have a new Edge or Hindrance? No problem. Did you customize the way something works for one particular character alone? Good for you—and that’s supported!

Don’t just listen to me ramble on, check out Wild Card Creator and the latest update today!

[So, I misread something and claimed that Wild Card Creator now supports the recently released Science Fiction Companion and Super Powers Companion (Second Edition). I was wrong. They tell me it's coming soon, but isn't there now. I apologize for any confusion I've cause about that.—Joel]

Celebrate the Deadlands XBox Originals Announcement!

Deadlands on XBox Originals AnnouncementIn case you haven’t heard, we’ve just announced a dramatic series in development with XBox Originals! You can read more about it here!

We’re incredibly excited about this opportunity and can’t wait to tell you more about it. In the meantime, whether you’re new to the Deadlands roleplaying game or are one of our original Deadlands Classic fans looking to catch up, we’ve put together a pair of special bundles of the current and latest version of the game. Act fast—these two Deadlands bundles will only be available for 2 weeks (or one fortnight, or until May 13).

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The Little Deadlands Celebration Bundle – $150: You get the Deadlands Player’s Guide and Marshal’s Handbook, the Marshal’s Screen with Murder on the Hellstromme Express, Smith & Robards 1880 Catalog, and the two Plot Point Campaigns, The Flood and The Last Sons, in both print and PDF. Alone, those are worth over $280. Heck, we’ll even throw in the domestic shipping, so that’s half off!

The Big Deadlands Celebration Bundle – $299You get everything in the Little Bundle plus most every print and PDF product we’ve made for Deadlands Reloaded! That’s over $550 worth of Weird Western wonder and adventure, amigos! Just like the Little Bundle, domestic shipping is on us!

The Third War Finishes Wendigo Tales: Season Two!

The Third War in Wendigo Tales: Season TwoCrusader is the most isolated man in Star City. He is hunted by the cops, targeted by the underworld, and reviled by the public as a ruthless vigilante for his impressive bad guy body count. When the v’sori build a weapon that could kill every super villain on Earth, destroying the resistance in one fell swoop, can he work with his hated foe, the indestructible strongman Invictus? Can he adapt his moral perspective and work with criminals he knows he should kill? Or will he let humanity remain under the alien yoke so justice is done?

The Third War is written by Steven S. Long, a writer and game designer from North Carolina. While best known for his work with Champions and the HERO System, he’s worked for many other RPG companies including Pinnacle Entertainment Group, Last Unicorn Games, Decipher, and White Wolf. Recent forays into fiction writing have advanced his Master Plan for World Domination to Stage 62-Gamma. You can find out more about Steve at www.stevenslong.com.

The Third War is the final installment of Wendigo Tales: Season Two in the world of Necessary Evil, where the super villains of earth have to fight an occupying alien force and their own baser natures to save the planet! Be sure to check out the previous tales from Season Two—Faces of Destruction (insanely, still free), Thicker Than WaterFallenPurgatory, Maps to the Stars, and Tablets of Destiny—or any of the stories of the Weird Wars from Wendigo Tales: Season One.

Pinnacle a Premier Group at GenCon 2014!

Pinnacle at GenConYou guys are the best. Because our GMs are so good at turning in their tickets and running their games at GenCon, Pinnacle is officially a Premier Group this year! Your good work gets us better placement and more space in the on-site booklets, so keep it up and be proud! While you’re being proud, be sure to e-mail your GenCon game listings to our own Jodi Black so she can help coordinate our on-site efforts.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Pinnacle Seminar while you’re at it. We’re scheduled for Saturday, August 16 at 3:00 pm in Victoria Station C/D. Be sure to check the program or visit us at the Studio 2 Publishing booth in case we get moved at the last minute, though. We’d hate to miss you!

Get a Discount on Storyweaver’s Most Popular Settings

HAEL Core Rules Discount LinkHigh Space Core Rules Discount LinkStoryweaver Games wants to thank you for their success by offering you a special discount! With these links, you can buy their High Space Core Rules or the HAEL Core Rules [Heck, you can actually buy both.] for $12 each instead of the normal $15.

While you’re there, go ahead and check out the full line of Storyweaver products. You’ll be glad you did.

Villains Can’t Hide from the Pinnacle Spotlight Forever!

Villains Supplement to the Super Powers Companion (Second Edition)Villains hide. It’s what they do. It’s certainly what the Super Villain Update managed to do. But that time of stealth is at an end!

When we’d released the Super Powers Companion (Second Edition), we also released that free update to bring the villains and creatures from the original Super Powers Companion up-to-date. It just looks like we might never have told anyone. Oops. But now you know.

And if you want to see even more villainy in action, be sure to keep up with the second season of Wendigo Tales. The whole season is focused on the world of Necessary Evil, where the super villains of earth have to fight an occupying alien force and their own baser natures to save the planet! Catch Faces of Destruction (the first one—of the season—is free), Thicker Than WaterFallenPurgatory, Maps to the Stars, or Tablets of Destiny. You can also look forward to the newest installment coming next week, Steve Long’s The Third War!

FG Con, May 8-11—100 Hours of Free Gaming, No Travel Required

FG ConJoin other Savages from around the world at FG Con, May 8-11. It’s a virtual game convention running for over a hundred hours, all over the world.

Try out the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop for free. All GM accounts have been upgraded so that players don’t need an account of their own—just sign up, show up, and play!

To sign up to play or run a game or for more details on the offerings, the technology, or anything else, be sure to visit the FG Con web site today!