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Savage Worlds Reviews and Examples

Savage Worlds on the WebThis is an exciting week if you’re looking at Savage Worlds.

GeekStorm Game Table has kicked off its inaugural episode with a Look at Savage Worlds, including a live example of play. Ever wondered if you’re doing combat the same way the rest of us are? Check it out and see!

If you want a more abbreviated treatment, Knights of the Game Table [It's apparently the week of …Game Table sites.] has their review of Savage Worlds out this week, too.

For a broader picture of gaming, check out A Rising Tide Floats All BoatsGamer’s Tavern’s first annual State of the Industry episode with guests Shane Hensley and Brandon Gensemer. It’s an overview of what’s going on in the RPG industry, where it is and where it’s going. It’s definitely worth a listen.

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Find Us in SciFi Max and Game Trade Magazine

Savage Worlds in the MediaI know. You’re sitting there, looking at this screen, thinking, “If only there were some way I could read more stuff from or about Pinnacle, that would really make my day. If only…” Well, fret no more—we seem to be everywhere this week!

If you’re a fan of our Wendigo Tales fiction, the world of Necessary Evil, or free things, then this is your lucky day. Fallen, a tale from the world of Necessary Evil written by our own Shane Hensley, is included in this issue of SciFi Max. No, really—a free magazine with a free story in it! You can’t beat a deal like that no matter how much your skill die aces, so don’t try—just enjoy it.

If you want to read more about us, be sure to check out the newest issue of GTM (Game Trade Magazine). There’s an article about this year’s new Companions for Savage Worlds—the Science Fiction Companion and the Super Powers Companion (Second Edition)—with Shane Hensley and Clint Black. Look for GTM on the web and as a printed magazine in your local game store.

Shane Hensley Talks All Things Deadlands with Geekerati

Deadlands on GeekeratiGeekerati is airing an interview with Shane Hensley about the history and future of Deadlands. Follow the conversation from Deadlands‘ debut, through its various incarnations, and to its new status as an XBox Originals television show in development!

Be sure to listen to the podcast for the most recent developments in the Deadlands XBox Originals show. While you’re there, you might also want to catch older RPG and Savage Worlds installments as well.

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…

Science Fiction and Super Powers Companions Shipping Predictions

SciFi and Super Powers Companions Coming SoonSpring is in the air. The flowers are beginning to bloom, birds are chirping, and a young gamer’s thoughts turn naturally to shipping cycles. Yes, I said shipping! The Savage Worlds Science Fiction Companion and the Savage Worlds Super Powers Companion (Second Edition) are both expected to start shipping in early June. Finally, something to look forward to as the seasons change!

Our dear friends who preordered books will be shipped to first, and then attention will turn to shipping for distributors, retailers, and new direct sales. It’s not too late to join the ranks of the preordered, you know, but it will be soon!

Jim—Yes, That Jim—Talks Deadlands

Savage Worlds on the WebJim Ryan (of Jim—Yes, That Jim and Crucible of Realms infamy) just released an episode nearly-entirely about Deadlands, with a splash of mash-up genre philosophy thrown in for flavor. Check out his Deadlands and More Deadlands episode now!

For those of you who are particularly fond of imaginary animals, Jim claims no jackalopes were harmed in the making of the podcast. Personally, I have my doubts…

Savage Insider Wants Your Input!

Savage Insider MagazineObatron Productions is looking for feedback from the Savage Worlds community to help shape the future of Savage Insider, the quarterly magazine dedicated to all things Savage Worlds!

We’ve all got opinions…especially gaming opinions. This is your chance to have those opinions matter—take their brief survey and you may get exactly the Savage Worlds magazine you’ve always dreamed of!

Savage Bones Brings Savage Worlds Stats to Reaper Bones Minis

Savage BonesSometimes, you guys take the Savage Worlds Fan License and do things that just make us go, “Hey, that’s awesome!” Savage Bones is one of those things.

Since the middle of last year, Savage Bones has been creating Savage Worlds stat blocks for all the minis from the Reaper Bones miniature line. We might not be quick on the draw, but we certainly recognize a good idea when we finally see it. Now you can drop any of the Reapers Bones minis straight into your Savage Worlds games with virtually no effort at all!

For all you minis fans, be sure to check out the Savage Worlds Minis from Reaper as well as Reaper’s full line of minis.

Smiling Jack Posts Episode 25: Mix and Mash!

Smiling Jack's PodcastSmiling Jack’s Bar and Grill podcast has just released Episode 25: Mix and Mash! Join your hosts—Chris “Savage Mommy” Fuchs, Doug aka Steve, and Justin Suzuki—for an hour of Savage Worlds audio goodness.

Like a mighty river, the topics flow where they want to. Start with their Savage Worlds experiences since the last show, slide into troublesome player woes, and hit the highlights of new Kickstarters and releases. The next bend brings us to RPG addiction and how easy (or not) gaming would be to give up, and gaming communities. End your journey with a discussion of the Savage Worlds Adventure Deck, mixing settings, and the announcement of the next actual play podcast!

The joy is in the journey, so spend a little time with ol’ Smiling Jack today.