Get the Whole East Texas University Enchilada Today

ETU_BoxAh, college life… Mac and cheese, doing your own laundry (or not), and studying all hours of the night. Whenever will you find the time for extracurricular activities like banishing demons, cleansing haunted houses of their restless spirits, or battling pandimensional horrors from beyond time??? Find out when you enroll at East Texas University!

Right now, make the move on campus with the East Texas University Collector’s Box Set, a complete curriculum to get you slaying vampires and squaring off against ax-wielding maniacs all before the end of your freshman year.

The East Texas University Collector’s Box Set comes complete with the East Texas University (Softcover) core rulebook, ETU: Degrees of Horror (Softcover) Plot Point Campaign, ETU GM Screen & Class Ring Adventure, ETU Map Set: Classrooms/Off Campus Housing, ETU Map Set: Library/Pinebox Businesses, East Texas University Bennies (20), plus the East Texas University Dice Set (in official ETU school colors). All this in a special Collector’s Edition Box for only $79.99 (retail value over $117.00)!

Save a bundle by enrolling with the East Texas University Collector’s Box Set today. “Go Ravens!”

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Painting Tutorial: Adding Some Color to The Sixth Gun

6G MinisIf you’ve got a set of exclusive Sixth Gun RPG Miniatures just waiting to be brought to life (or back from the dead), then prep your brushes, set out your paints, and follow along with this superb step-by-step miniature painting tutorial presented by “Sam and Max” over at BoardGameGeek.

First up, he tackles one of the Biggest Bads from the world of The Sixth Gun, General Oliander Bedford Hume!

From white primer to paranormal ectoplasm, this fully-illustrated painting guide is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Reach for your paintbrushes, pardner! And be sure to let them know on BoardGameGeek.com that you want to see more of these fantastic tutorials.

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Avast, Me Hearties! Savage Worlds Licensee, Buccaneer, Sets Sail!

highwater_logoBuckle your swashes (or is that swash your buckles) and get ready to head out on the open sea with Buccaneer: Through Hell and High Water, an all-new setting book for Savage Worlds from Licensee Fabled Environments and Yellow Piece Games now live on Kickstarter.

Buccaneer: Through Hell and High Water offers a gritty new set of rules for ship-to-ship combat, exciting new archetypes, unique creatures, and a host of Edges and Hindrances. All these elements combine to allow the players to immerse themselves in the ever-changing hell of the Caribbean.

Raise the black and set course for the High Water Islands, where fortune awaits the bold and giant, shark-headed, tentacled luscas hunt the depths of Davy Jones’ Locker looking for unsuspecting prey.

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Back In Blackwood – Savage Worlds Licensee on Kickstarter

Blackwood Kickstarter Coming SoonWith just two weeks left to go in their Kickstarter, The Blackwood Errantry Codex, a fantasy setting and complete Plot Point Campaign inspired by American and German folklore, and high-flying wuxia action is currently 75% funded and  looking for your help to blow past its goal.

Imagine a mashup of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon with Brotherhood of the Wolf and you’ll have a general idea of what to expect from this Savage setting book from The Mythic Gazetteer, a Savage Worlds official licensee.

Head over to the Kickstarter page now for podcast interviews, actual plays, and detailed blog posts, as well as a link to grab a complete (and totally free) Quick Start Bundle for The Blackwood featuring a 10-page Setting Primer, six pre-generated character archetypes, and four one-shot adventures comprising a year in the Blackwood!

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Kick(start)ing Doomtown: Reloaded Out o’ the Pine Box

03 - Legend - Jasper Stone[9482]If you’re wondering what we have on deck for our next Kickstarter, look no further, pardners!

With Doomtown: Reloaded now back in our mitts, we’re getting ready to unleash a brand new Kickstarter campaign in July to fund the Tales from the Epitaph supplement from the posse over at Pine Box Entertainment!

Doomtown: Reloaded is an expandable, fast-paced card game of gun slingin’ and spell castin’ set in the Deadlands™ universe you all know and love fear. Use poker hands and card pulls for everything from shootouts to summoning abominations with the ultimate goal of controlling the town of Gomorra.

Pine Box Entertainment will sponsor a series of Epitaph tournaments leading up to and during the forthcoming Kickstarter campaign. These events will include exclusive promos and prizes.  Visit the Tales from the Epitaph website for more details, including how to apply to host your own Epitaph Series event. Expect more reveals and the rollout of Pine Box’s learn-to-play video series as we lead up to the campaign.

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A Swarm of Savages at Chupacabracon IV

ChupacabraCon 4 KickstarterThis weekend (May 12th-14th), join Pinnacle alums Shane HensleyJodiClint Black, Sean Patrick Fannon, Preston DuBose, Ed Wetterman, and Sara & Brendan Quinn, along with a whole host of Savage Worlds licensees at Chupacabracon IV at the Wingate Hotel & Conference Center in Austin, TX.

Friday night from 6:00-8:00pm hang with the Pinnacle party people for a real-life East Texas University tailgate out in the parking lot. Enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages until they’re gone. Challenge a Savage Worlds celeb to a tailgate game like ladder toss or washers for the price of a small donation to the con charity, nonprofit Austin Creative Pathways. And in true tailgate fashion, join us in a round of the ETU Fight Song which we’ll then share online for all! Go Ravens!

After this, our own Clint Black slides behind his GM screen for a star-studded Savage Worlds charity game (Arcti-Gator vs. Croco-Sharkasaurus: A Syfy Original Movie) featuring members of the Pinnacle Entertainment Group staff and just maybe guest starring… YOU! Folks watching can influence the game by deciding who plays which character or even buying player and GM Bennies via cash donations to the con charity.

There are also one-on-one mentorship programs as well as a host of panels on a variety of subjects ranging from AMAs to GMing 101 to the Pinnacle Round Table! And, of course, there’s Savage Saturday Night featuring 10 jam-packed tables of Savage goodness!

Hope to see you there!

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Rifts® Board Game – Now Live on Kickstarter

riftsboardgamefullExpand your adventures across the universe of Rifts® with the Rifts® Board Game from Rogue Heroes Publishing!

Now live on Kickstarter, the Rifts® Board Game lets you and your allies do battle with Coalition forces to defeat the campaign of tyranny being run by the Coalition States Mission Director.

While the game box comes packed with miniatures, character cards, tokens, dice, and a rule book, it has also been designed to be used with traditional 1″ grid maps meaning you can use any of our Savage Worlds combat maps for your own pitched battles in the ‘Burbs.

Not only that, if you help bring the Rifts® Board Game to life, you can add-on a whole variety of Savage Worlds items including the Savage Rifts® Starter Bundle for only $70 (retail value, $84.96), or a number of fully-compatible Savage Worlds map packs from settings like Deadlands Noir, Rippers, Weird Wars Rome, and Weird War I.

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Savage Rifts® PDFs Updated!

Rifts_Bundle2For those who have the PDF versions of our various Savage Rifts® books, please be aware that we recently dove back into all of them to tweak some things and install a few minor updates. We encourage you to grab ‘em once again to ensure you have all the latest versions in-hand.

If you have the physical books, there’s no need to panic. Just download the updated Savage Rifts® Print Errata to be sure you’re geared up with the latest Cyber-Knight Light Armor, NG-E4 Plasma Ejector, and Triax X-1000 Ulti-Max. Don’t leave Castle Refuge without ‘em.

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All Wired Up with Savage Rifts®

Rifts for Savage Worlds on the WebFrom Cyber-Wired Reflexes to Wired.com, Savage Rifts® is taking the Megaverse by storm!

Savage Rifts® lead writer, Sean Patrick Fannon, sits down with David Barr Kirtley of The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast to talk all about the wild and totally off-the-rails world of Rifts® for Savage Worlds.

Join Sean as he delves deep into the history of the Rifts® universe to tell us where it all began, where it is right now, and where it all might be going.

Climb into your Glitter Boy armor, power up your Boom Gun, and stream or download this excellent and informative interview directly from wired.com! From Free Quebec in the north to the Vampire Kingdoms of Mexico in the south, it’s time to find out what awaits us all out in the wastelands of Rifts® Earth.

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Don’t Miss the East Texas University Bundle of Holding!

TETU Bundle of Holdinghe clock is ticking and you only have until next Monday, May 15th to get your hands on the latest extremely savage Bundle of Holding, this time offering enrollment at East Texas University! If you thought college was scary, just wait ‘til you set foot on the campus of ETU!

In cooperation with the fine folks at Bundle of Holding, you can grab the ETU Bundle of Holding for just $9.95! That gets you the Student Collection featuring full PDF versions of the Savage Worlds Deluxe core rulebook, East Texas University, ETU Archetypes, Trouble in Texas (the original ETU soundtrack featuring 11 terrifying tracks), plus the ETU Welcome Kit! That’s $43 worth of high strangeness!

And if you toss in a little extra credit, you can grab yourself the Dean’s Collection bonus bundle which adds twelve more ETU essentials including Degrees of Horror, the Class Ring and Horror for the Holidays adventures, two sets of ETU Figure Flats, four ETU Maps, the University Press Kit and GM Screen Inserts, and a Creature Feature focused entirely on La Bruja! That’s an additional $59 value, for a total of over $100 worth of ETU greatness!

Note that a portion of all proceeds from the sales of this ETU Bundle of Holding go to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, so not only will you be grabbing a deeply discounted assortment of gaming goodness, you’ll also be helping a great cause!

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