Fae Nightmares Comes to Kickstarter!

Fae Nightmares Kickstarter ProjectEnter a shadowy war between Fae Courts as you’re thrown headlong into a world of extremes and contradictions. Adapt to the new reality as you change into something both less and more than human—or die trying!

Fae Nightmares is a modern urban fantasy setting for Savage Worlds from Dark Smile Games. In addition to your classic Celtic Fae, the game is flavored with a dash of North America—from Native American legends to urban myths to lumberjack tall tales.

Be sure to check out the Fae Nightmares Kickstarter project today and fill those dimly-lit corners of your town with even darker dreams!

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Los!—New from Wendigo Tales!

Los! from Wendigo TalesThe life of a German submariner is unpleasant enough—the cramped quarters, enemy ships, and constant, crushing threat of the ocean herself—but the men of U-Boat 532 have a new and mysterious torpedo aboard, as well as a secretive staff of SS officers who watch over it. What is this new weapon? Why do sounds come from within it? Will it be the doom of the Allies…or the doom of the crew?

Los! is written by Timothy Brian Brown (yes, the Tim Brown of Dark Sun and Dragon Kings fame) and is set in the world of Weird Wars. It joins TeufelshundeHellfighterNo Man’s LandWith Utmost DispatchWithout Fear, and Texter in our new (and expanding!) line of e-fiction, Wendigo Tales.

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Dragon Kings Comes to Kickstarter!

Dragon Kings Kickstarter ProjectFace the wrath of a violent world suffering after the inexplicable disappearance of the benevolent Dragon Kings. Protect the innocent, seek the lost Dragon Kings, and restore some shred of justice to a civilization on the brink of destruction!

Cold Skins and Krikis grow numerous, bold, and threatening the play a crucial roll in the game. Desperate cities struggle against marauders stalking ever closer to their tumbling walls. Magic, old and new, dark and light, mystic and not, flows through the hands the powerful, seldom to anyone else’s benefit.

Dragon Kings is a new fantasy game world conceived and presented in fiction, art, and music simultaneously by Timothy Brown—co-creator of Dark Sun and 2300AD (and author of Los!). Dragon Kings will be released as a system-neutral world book, with complimentary PDFs to support various rules systems, including Savage Worlds!

Be sure to check out the Dragon Kings Kickstarter project today. Listen to new song clips as they’re released, see new art and maps, and discover the expanding lore of the game world!

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Achtung! Cthulhu—The Epic Showdown Approaches!

Achtung! Cthulhu Showdown CampaignModiphius Entertainment and Pinnacle Entertainment Group are excited to announce the upcoming Achtung! Cthulhu: Showdown! game. Launching in spring 2014 with the awesome Achtung! Cthulhu miniatures, Achtung! Cthulhu: Showdown! is a stand-alone miniatures rulebook and full campaign setting—now skirmish players can dive right in to the world of Achtung! Cthulhu.

Think you’re excited? Check out what our own Shane Hensley has to say:

“We’ve been dying to see one of our Savage Worlds licensees do a big, full-blown Showdown miniatures game for some time. Modiphius has truly impressed us with Achtung! Cthulhu, and when we saw the incredible miniatures and terrain for the game Mark Margraf created for it at GenCon 2013, we knew this was something truly special. We can’t wait to get some lead painted and play it ourselves!”

So if you’re as interested in a game with all the rules and setting information you need for a campaign following Charlie Company through the Forest of Fear, if you want play out the Secret War with typical World War Two troops and Mythos creatures, or if you just want to know more about it, be sure to check out the full details on the Modiphius site today!

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Rogue Warden Interviews Our Own Shane Hensley

Savage Worlds Interviews on the WebRogue Warden interviewed Pinnacle’s illustrious leader Shane Hensley. If you’re interested in some of Shane’s thoughts on the RPG industry, industry awards, or personal tidbits from Pinnacle’s past, be sure to read the interview today!

As a rare and special bonus, you’ll get to see Shane field questions that he admits he hasn’t gotten in an interview before! With questions like that, you know there’s bound to be answers you’ve never heard before, too!

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Wild Card Creator 1.0 Released!

Wild Card Creator from Journeyman GamesJourneyman Games has released the 1.0 version of Wild Card Creator, their Savage Worlds character creator tool. Be sure to give it a look!

Wild Card Creator  lets you import content directly from your Savage Worlds PDF files. It already supports content from the most popular settings, including Pinnacle’s recent Deadlands Noir and newly-released Weird Wars Rome. Journeyman Games’ goal is to support every published setting from over 20 licensees within a year!

You can also export your character directly to a form-fillable PDF character sheet, including the Fantasy Companion character sheet released just last week.

 

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The Amulet of Dogskull Arrives for Beasts & Barbarians

It started simply enough: the jewels of a wealthy woman, a theft in the night, and a lack of honor among thieves. A simple night like so many others, but this one leads across the Godaxe river to an ancient evil behind a door that should not be opened, to the dangers of the savage North, and to betrayal.

Take your life into your own hands in The Amulet of Dogskull, a Beasts & Barbarians adventure for Veteran heroes. The Amulet of Dogskull also includes an extensive Book of Lore dedicated to Northeim and a small expansion on designing a Trial of Manhood scenario.

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Weird Wars: Rome Now Available for All!

Weird Wars Rome on the Pinnacle Web StoreRejoice at the good news! Even better than bread and circuses, we’ve got the Weird Wars: Rome core book for everyone! Get the Weird Wars: Rome PDF right now, preorder Weird Wars: Rome in softback or limited edition hardback, or get the Weird Wars: Rome Print-PDF Bundle in softback or limited edition hardback (with immediate access to the PDF plus a preorder of the print version, all at a discount).

Stride forth with the legions of Rome to the corners of the world—the Celtic wilds, the forests of Germania, the deserts of Aegyptus—and into a history few will ever know. Witness a history of the dark things that rise as blood and war mingle with shadows and fear.

Fight the darkness in a war that spans centuries. Fight the darkness to your last breath—and beyond! Fight the darkness for Rome!

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Teufelshunde—New from Wendigo Tales

Teufelshunde from Wendigo TalesHerbert Lansing is a coward, forced to fight in a land far from home in a war he barely understands. In the darkest corners of Belleau Woods, he finds something that might make his chest heavy with valorous medals…at the cost of the soul beneath.

Teufelshunde (by long-term Pinnacle contributor and author John R. Hopler) is set in the world of Weird Wars and joins HellfighterNo Man’s Land, With Utmost Dispatch, Without Fear, and Texter in our new line of e-fiction, Wendigo Tales.

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Accursed Kickstarter Begins!

Accursed Kickstarter ProjectThe forces of evil have triumphed, and those who would continue the fight must rely upon monsters to hold back the darkness. The Accursed—remnants of the Grand Coven’s army twisted into monstrous forms by the Witchmarks burnt into their flesh—wander the land, unable to return to their past lives, and trying to atone for their sins.

Though many succumb to corruption, greed, and insanity, these malformed spawn of a fallen evil are all that stands between the dying light and the uncontrolled tide of the Witches’ malice.

Come to Melior Via’s world of the Accursed. Join in a dark fantasy world in which you struggle to keep the evil transformations of your body from becoming the dark stains upon your soul!

Be sure to check out the Accursed Kickstarter project for full details on awards, stretch goals, and pledge levels.

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