Creature Feature: Skunk Ape Comes to ETU—Plus Bundles!

Creature Feature: Skunk Ape for ETUSurvivalists, wild life, and hippies aren’t the only stinky things roaming around in the hills and piney forests near ETU. There are things—powerful animals that walk like men and smell like—oh, sweet merciful heaven, what is that smell!?

The new Creature Feature: Skunk Ape brings you a look at ETU’s Bigfoot cousin, in all its nosesome “glory.” You get two new adventures and expanded creature information from the entry in ETU: Degrees of Horror. It’s always best to know your enemy, after all.

In the “knowledge is power” vein, did you know that you now have the chance to get a compilation of East Texas University material to fill up that library of yours? Whether you want the classic feel of paper or the cost- and space-saving benefits of PDFs, we’ve got you covered. Check out the East Texas University PDF Bundle and the East Texas University Print + PDF Bundle for more details and pricing!

Did you notice that Creature Feature: Skunk Ape actually made its debut over the weekend as part of the ETU Holiday Bundle Flash Sale? You never know what the little gnomes over in the warehouse are going to cook up, so you might want to follow us on social media (like on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+) to keep an eye out for things that come by too fast for Tuesday.


Savage Rifts® Shipping Begins to Backers!

RIFTS_PG_Cover_900The time is finally upon us—Savage Rifts® has begun shipping to homes even as you read this! Initial shipments are only to backers of the Savage Rifts® Kickstarter. Be sure to follow the Kickstarter Comments page for more details and timing.

If you didn’t get to back the Kickstarter, you still have a short period to preorder Savage Rifts®. Except for those backers, this is your best way to be the first on your block to have this book in your hand!

There’s a brand new world out there—well, actually, there are several and they’re coming at you fast, like it or not. Maybe you should get the lowdown quick!


Weird War I Gets Some Last Paladin Love

Savage Worlds Reviews on the WebWe’re getting to the end of the year again. Sure, there are holidays and traditions, but it’s also year-in-review season! Alan Bahr over at The Last Paladin put up his Top Ten RPGs of 2016, and our own Weird War I made the cut!*

While you’re checking out his remarks, be sure to read the other nine games that made it. We’re not in shabby company at all. When you’re done there, be sure to see what else we’ve got hiding in the dark shadows of the Weird Wars Series.

* It also probably made the rifle shot, pistol shot, artillery barrage, sneak attack, sniper fire, gas attack, and several other horrible things. It was a rough war.


Thunder Moon Rising Review from The Nameless Zine

Thunder Moon Rising, a TOR Deadlands NovelIt’s not all games around here, you know—there’s fiction, too! And it looks like it’s high time you got to readin’.

The Nameless Zine just published a solid, in-depth review of Thunder Moon Rising, the second Deadlands novel published by Tor. The article does a lovely job of comparing Jeffrey J. Mariotte’s Thunder Moon Rising and Jonathan Maberry’s Ghostwalkers (the first Deadlands novel), all without revealing anything you don’t want to hear.

That means the surprises are still waiting on you, amigo. Go read up and find ’em today!


East Texas University RPG $99 Flash Sale + New Skunk Ape Creature Feature!

etu-holiday-bundleWhat’s That Smell? NEW Skunk Ape Creature Feature!

The ETU Bundle is $99 this weekend only—and includes a new Creature Feature: Skunk Ape!

The $99 bundle contains East Texas University in softcover + PDF, ETU: Degrees of Horror in softcover + PDF, the ETU GM Screen + Class Ring adventure, both maps in print + PDF, Bennies, and a whole slew of PDFs like the University Press Kit, Horror for the Holidays, and a brand new (and not so fresh smelling) Creature Feature: Skunk Ape!

Better hurry up, y’all. That stinky bigfoot type ain’t gonna pull up a chair to sit a spell. Order the ETU Bundle today!


The Contamination Principle Released for Savage Rifts®

The Contamination Principle for Savage RiftsYour Special Exploratory Team for the Tomorrow Legion is on patrol in the Oklahoma Territory. The short range radio crackles to life. A man’s voice fades in and out through the garbled transmission: “…sighted Xiticix…Red River…before it’s too late…Valiant…” Then the broadcast ends.

Just how far will you go to be a hero to the town of Valiant?

The Contamination Principle is the latest adventure release for Savage Rifts®. Can you save the day? If you can, at what cost? Find out today!


A Duo of Deadlands Art Updates!

Deadlands: Good IntentionsThe world is as ever-changing and mercurial as a dust storm across the open plains of the Weird West—or maybe the hair on the back of that thing that might be a werewolf that’s trying to eat your horse.

Either way, it’s good news for anyone with the Art of the Weird West or Deadlands Reloaded GM Screen Inserts—we’ve updated both of those PDFs with new material from Good Intentions!  Whether you’re looking for additional art or updated and expanded tables, go download a new set or pick up a copy if you haven’t.


Horror for the Holidays from ETU and Geek & Sundry

ETU: Horror for the Holidays AdventureThe fine folks at Geek & Sundry just gave a shout out to our own ETU: Horror for the Holidays in their 5 Holiday Themed RPG Modules for Your Group!

If you’re up for saving Pinebox from a marauding spirit dressed as Santa Claus, be sure to grab your own copy of Horror for the Holidays and get into the mood of the season.

If you’re looking for more holiday-themed adventure, be sure to read the full article at 5 Holiday Themed RPG Modules for Your Group.

If you’re hoping to save a bundle on an ETU Bundle, then keep watching here. There might be one coming up for Christmas. Maybe. And it might show up some time this week. Maybe. Oh, the suspense is killing me—or it might if I roll a 20 on the Fear Table…

 


Aegis Releases Mystery in the Mindshatter

Mystery in the Mindshatter from Aegis StudiosHis Majesty Chuckles, faerie king of Mindshatter, has gone missing. His daughter is forced to seek help from the humanoid lands. Are you up for traveling from your world to hers, to meet with the Princess and save the King?

Aegis Studios has released Mystery in the Mindshatter, a fairy adventure suitable for all ages. Have a romp through the realms of the fae or bring your kids into the RPG hobby—or both!


Savage Worlds GM Starter Kit Sale $99!

Black Friday is over, Cyber Monday is gone. No more sales, right? Wrong!savage-sale-package

We’re hoping this specially priced bundle for our Savage Worlds GM Starter Kit—$99.99—inspires the next generation of school age Game Masters. We can tell you from experience that kids love to stat characters, and you’ll love hearing about their new creations!*

Veteran Savage Worlds GMs may also want to pick up the Savage Worlds GM Starter Kit for a new copy of Savage Worlds Deluxe, the Fantasy Companion, the Horror Companion, the Super Powers Companion, and the Science Fiction Companion, and get a sweet set of Savage Worlds Bennies and handy Savage Worlds Status Tokens to keep your combat Fast! Furious! and Fun!

Whether you’re donating the set to your local school Game Club, wrapping it up for your niece, or secretly ordering the Savage Worlds GM Starter Kit for yourself, we hope you find something special for everyone on your shopping list this holiday season.

But you better hurry: savings this good only last a short time. A week, in fact! You know you’ve wanted to get your kids or the neighbor’s kids gaming. Order the Savage Worlds GM Starter Kit today!

* True story: the electric alligator in Deadlands Noir Companion was an original creation by Clint and Jodi Black’s 8 year old daughter.