Chapter Three of The Soul Changers – A Rippers Novel

RR_Soul_Changers_03_900pxThe Soul Changers, a gripping novel of gothic horror set in the universe of Rippers Resurrected (think Penny Dreadful and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), continues this week with the third of seven chilling chapters!

Chapter Three – “Mystery in Győr”

Mizzi Caspar searches for the missing Rey Knappe, only to meet an odd professor of science and history. She gets called away from her search when Rippers are found dead in Gyor. As she starts to investigate, her unwanted partner seems intent on helping. But is he help or will his unwillingness to believe in the supernatural make her the next Ripper found floating in the river?

All seven chapters of this novel, penned by author David Boop, are available from us in a variety of file formats (EPub, Kindle, and PDF). If you haven’t had a chance to read the previous two chapters, download Chapter One here and Chapter Two here. Note that while Chapter One is absolutely FREE, Chapters Two and up are only $.99 each!

Don’t forget your silver bullets!


The Soul Changers – A Rippers Novel Continues

RR_Soul_Changers_02_900pxHave you had a chance to read the FREE first chapter of The Soul Changers (a novel in seven parts) by author David Boop? If not, be sure to grab it now so you can keep reading this ongoing tale of terror set in the universe of Rippers Resurrected, our gothic horror setting of vampires, werewolves, and other things that go bump in the Victorian night!

Chapter Two – “Between Hunter and Prey” is also now available in a variety of file formats (EPub, Kindle, and PDF) for the low, low price of just $.99 USD!

Follow the adventures of Rey Knappe as he flees Budapest, only to be pursued by a phantom hunter. As Rey feels drawn closer and closer into a trap, he can’t help but wonder who the mystery man is and why he seems familiar. Will Rey find a piece of his lost memories by walking into the trap, or maybe even… his real name?

Take a trip into another world with The Soul Changers available now! Download Chapter One here and grab Chapter Two here.


The Soul Changers – A Rippers Resurrected Novel in Seven Parts

RR_Soul_Changers_01_900px[19277]With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve got a brand-new serialized tale of terror on tap for you. The Soul Changers, by author David Boop, is a novel in seven chilling chapters set in the universe of Rippers Resurrected:

Chapter One – “The Budapest Express”

A man wakes to find himself being dragged from a train bound for Budapest. He doesn’t remember his own name, nor why these men want him. As a woman with extraordinary skills intervenes, the man wonders if he’s woke to a nightmare when his captors suddenly grow fangs!

The Soul Changers takes readers to exotic locales like Budapest, Vienna, and Gyor, but shadowy versions of their namesakes where brave warriors of light do battle with bloodthirsty creatures of the night.

If you’re a fan of Rippers Resurrected, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, or Showtime’s recent series, Penny Dreadful, The Soul Changers is for you.

Download Chapter One, “The Budapest Express,” for free today.


FREE Savage Worlds Explorer Artist Spotlight: Aaron Riley

Deadlands Classic CoverCheck out this short, sweet, and totally FREE interview with one of our favorite illustrators, Aaron J. Riley. His amazing work has appeared on the covers and within the pages of books for Lankhmar, Savage Rifts®, and Rippers Resurrected, as well as gracing the cover of the 20th Anniversary Edition of Deadlands!

This Artist Spotlight was originally published in Savage Worlds Explorer Issue 3. For a Print+PDF copy, go here.


Pinnacle Entertainment at Gen Con 50!

GenCon 50Once again, it’s time for Gen Con (The Best Four Days in Gaming™) and as always, Savage Worlds will be well-represented. Whether you’re shopping for goodies (or Bennies) in the mighty Exhibit Hall, supporting us at the ENnie Awards, playing in any number of scheduled Savage Worlds events, or sitting in on our Saturday evening seminars, you’re guaranteed to have a Savagely good time.

First, find all our products (including all three (yes, I said three) issues of Savage Worlds Explorer) at the Studio 2 Publishing area (#2029) in the Exhibit Hall. And while you’re shopping, keep your eyes out for a few of us popping up from time to time if you want to chat, ask questions, or get your books signed.

GenConMap2Second, come cheer on Pinnacle at this year’s ENnie Awards (Friday at 8pm in the Grand Hall at Union Station)! This time around, Rippers Resurrected is a Judges’ Spotlight Winner while the following have all been nominated:

Third, get all the scoop about upcoming Pinnacle plans from some of us on the inside at the official PEG Seminar at 5pm on Saturday at the Crowne Plaza, Victoria Station, in Room C/D. Immediately following this, we hand the mics over to some of our amazing, Official Savage Worlds Licensees to find out what they all have in store for you!

Lastly, this year’s event schedule is jam-packed with Savage Worlds games aplenty, and if you’re GMing one of those scheduled games, don’t forget to swing by the booth on Thursday to pick up your swag (coupons) from Jeannine.

Safe travels and we’ll see you all in Indy!


Four ENnie Noms and a Judges’ Spotlight Win for Pinnacle

ENnies_LogoLast Tuesday (July 4th), while most in the U.S. were celebrating the country’s 241st birthday with family and fireworks, the 2017 ENnie Award Nominees and Judges’ Spotlight Winners were announced and yes, the efforts of Pinnacle Entertainment Group were acknowledged with an impressive four nominations and one Spotlight win!

Voting for this year’s ENnie Awards runs from July 11th through the 21st and you can cast your votes NOW at the ENnie Awards Website!

Please show your support for Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Rifts®. We look forward to this year’s awards ceremony on Friday August 18th, starting at 8pm at the majestic Union Station in downtown Indianapolis, IN.

Congratulations to all of the incredible nominees!


A New Look at Old Favorites

Savage Worlds: Coming AttractionsWe’ve not forgotten all the fan favorites that got us to where we are today! There’s something coming for everyone, whether you’re hoping for an expansion of your favorite line, a return to an action-horror classic, or just more-more-more adventures!

Rippers is on track for an updated return to the Savage Worlds line-up. You’ve asked for it for years, we’re working on it, and it’s coming. And we’ve got a big surprise for you when it does! We aren’t quite ready to reveal it just yet, but we think you’ll be very happy with the news!

Necessary Evil II: Breakout traps you in the ruins of New York City. This new Plot Point Campaign for Necessary Evil has your street-level villains in a walled-off Big Apple with the other survivors looking for a way out. Can you forge alliances, fight the terrors in there with you, and find a way out? You might not like the one you find…

Weird War One takes you to the War to End War. The small conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia engulfed nearly every country in bloody battle, stirring the dark things that thrive on bloodshed and chaos. Uncover and confront the mysteries of a strange and horrific World War I.

Savage Worlds of Horror brings you fifteen tales of terror and suspense in three books, written by the best and brightest in the gaming industry. Each of these one-shot adventures is ready to drop into your horror campaign or provide an evening or two of nightmares for your best friends, with styles from Tales from the Crypt® to the Lovecraft mythos to Stephen King’s more contemporary horrorverse.

Watch here for more information as we have it, and check the Pinnacle preview flyer for more details.


Krasnodymov Productions Presents Rippers: Rise of the Great One

Rippers: Rise of the Great OneRippersPinnacle’s classic Victorian adventure setting of secret societies researching and fighting werewolves, vampires, and other supernatural creatures around the world—is coming to a brand new medium. Krasnodymov Productions has licensed Rippers: Rise of the Great One for PCs and mobile devices as a tactical roleplaying game with a heavy emphasis on story.

Battle the evils of the supernatural world, deal with dark secrets from your past, and take the risks associated with Ripping—implanting the parts of the very creatures you fight against in yourself in a bid for more power. But the power comes at a price, for what taint may come to even the greatest hero’s soul when his body is modified with the claws, fangs, and blood of unholy monsters?

The future of Rippers: Rise of the Great One depends on you! Visit Krasnodymov’s Rippers: Rise of the Great One IndieGoGo campaign for full details on backing the game to make it a reality, the planned gameplay features, and rewards for different contribution levels. Be a part of the future of a dark past—check it out today!


Rippers in Hero Lab—Free!

Rippers for Hero LabHero Lab—the award-winning character creation software—is ready to help you take back the night with added support for Rippers. This is the third setting for Savage Worlds that Hero Lab has made available, joining Deadlands: Reloaded and The Savage World of Solomon Kane.

Did we mention that all three of those setting files are free downloads? That’s right, absolutely free.

So see what everyone’s talking about and make some spiffy characters of your own: check out Hero Lab for Savage Worlds today!


Rippers Companion Now Available for Fantasy Grounds II

Fantasy GroundsExpand your web-based fight against the evils in the mists of the Victorian era with the newly released Rippers Companion module for Fantasy Grounds II.

New tools await both the player and the GM. Discover the curse magic of the gypsies and the angelic abilities of the Rosicrucians. For the less arcane-minded, there’s a whole section for vehicles, gear, and trained animals!

Expansions also include the Gazetteer, more allies, more heroes, more Rippertech, and more Savage Tales!

If you’ve not tried out Fantasy Grounds‘ online gaming tools, now is a good time. There is, after all, a night to be saved!