RPG Freebies, Bundles, and Gross sales Information (January 29, 2023) | EN World | Dungeons & Dragons
Freebies and Pay What You Need
Observe: Whereas “Pay What You Need” downloads can be found free of charge, please assist the creators if you’re in a position!
The dam has damaged following the information that the SRD 5.1 is now obtainable underneath Inventive Commons and we have now our first product on DriveThruRPG: A PDF of the SRD 5.1 with added bookmarks for straightforward navigation from Shenanigans Media LLC. Whereas it is probably not all that thrilling by itself, it’s going to make a fantastic reference for sport designers to maintain from paging by means of a 400+ web page PDF to find a particular part to reference.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $1.49)
And over on Itch.io, Monarch Arts is celebrating the “phenomenal and momentous win for myself and different third social gathering creatives” with the OGL 1.0 Celebration Bundle. This bundle options seven dietary supplements with new subclasses, origins, magic gadgets, and guidelines choices in your 5e video games.
One other reference for sport designers, Fats Goblin Video games launched the Tabletop Roleplaying Sport Content material Score System. This ranking system is totally free to make use of to advertise self-regulation of the RPG trade and contains each tips for publishers to find out the age-appropriateness of their content material and simple to identify badges and banners for canopy pictures plus templates to create customized ones.
Inexperienced Ronin Publishing launched a Quickstart for The Fifth Season, the brand new Fantasy AGE roleplaying sport formally licensed from the N.Okay. Jemisin Hugo Award profitable Damaged Earth Trilogy. This Quickstart features a condensed information to the versatile 3d6-based AGE System, a short overview of the setting, an introductory journey “Stress Fractures”, six pre-generated characters, and a set of printable handouts and reference sheets. The total sport is at the moment crowdfunding on BackerKit.
Situation 17 of the zine By no means Thoughts the Cube Rolls is accessible with an interview with writer Ben Aaronovitch concerning the RPG based mostly on his novel sequence Rivers of London, a set of plot hooks concepts, suggestions for operating a sport, the story of the OGL thus far, an epic finish of days state of affairs “The Cataclysm”, and extra.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $2.48)
Caerora launched a number of packs of tokens able to import to your favourite digital tabletop. The Furnishings Pack 2 is a set of furnishings for terrain and background dressing, whereas Creature Pack 10 includes a collection of kobolds and Creature Pack 11 has a number of trolls modeled on the Pathfinder fashion.
Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, Zombie theDerg launched Limestone Partitions and Linen Curtains, an journey for characters of 4th to fifth degree that takes place inside a jail you possibly can insert into your marketing campaign in its place with extra heft than the usual “Okay you bought caught, how do you escape?” encounter.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $0.00)
Damian Paradiso has a brand new subclass for the Bard, School of Tall Tales targeted on telling tales of excessive wander to affect the battlefield.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $0.50)
For a brand new tackle the Tomb of Annihilation journey, Matthew Nel posted the Tomb of Annihilation Level Crawl that gives a brand new map for the journey with paths between every location each in shade and black and white to make managing exploration and journey within the journey simpler.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $1.50)
Jimmy Medina’s 99 NPC is mainly what it says, ninety-nine NPCs for 5e. The NPCs embrace names, descriptions, jobs, and courses for residents of a village or city prepared for fast reference when your gamers instantly take curiosity in a random background character you had no plans for.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $1.00)
If you’d like a brand new tackle mass fight for 5e, Zrave and Apacolyps launched Working Memorable Video games – Larger Combats. This three-page complement options optionally available guidelines for big hordes of enemies to show normal monsters into “swarms” and new minion guidelines to fill a battlemap with weaker variations of enemies.
- Value: Pay What You Need (Recommended: $0.99)
And we even have our assortment of VTT-ready maps this week as nicely. As all the time, all of those are both Free or Pay What You Need with the urged value listed in brackets.
Bundles and Gross sales
Observe: I’ve included finish dates when listed for the next gross sales, however please be warned that these with out printed finish dates could finish instantly so you should definitely plan purchases accordingly.
Roll20 has picked up the New 12 months New Sport sale that includes reductions on a number of core rulebooks, bundles, and starter units together with Pathfinder 2nd Version, Cyberpunk RED, Coyote & Crow, Fallout: The Roleplaying Sport, Name of Cthulhu, The Expanse Roleplaying Sport, Youngsters on Bikes, FATE, and Scion. You may as well decide up the primary chapter of the Kingmaker Journey Path for Pathfinder 2nd Version and the stand-alone introductory state of affairs The Lightless Beacon for Name of Cthulhu seventh Version free of charge.
Chaosium launched a bundle of the linked Name of Cthulhu situations in The Edinburgh Recordsdata. This sequence begins within the Twenties earlier than leaping ahead to the 2020s and alternating backwards and forwards between the 2 time durations to hyperlink the tales collectively because the investigators and gamers alike slowly piece collectively the clues and connections.
Underground Oracle Publishing posted the Visions of the Oracle bundle a number of numerous 5e guidelines dietary supplements, toolkits, monsters, adventures, areas, and extra GM choices. What number of? I don’t know, I ended scrolling at one level as a result of I knew I might lose rely if I attempted. Nevertheless it’s a lot.
And on Dungeonmasters Guild, we have now a pair of solo journey dietary supplements for Dungeons & Dragons from Mateo Yorke. Life within the Sewers is an effective beginning place in your solo journey into the Underdark, whereas A Grimlock Journey offers an encounter with what’s for my part one of the crucial underused monsters in D&D.
Charity Bundles and Gross sales
On Itch.io, Peach Backyard Video games together with over 100 different creators have put collectively the Solo however Not Alone 3 bundle with 149 single-player TTRPG titles starting from introspective journaling workouts to intense hexcrawls supporting suicide prevention.
- Value: $10.00 (over 99% off)
- Finish Date: March 31, 2023
- Charity: Jasper’s Sport Day
Bundle of Holding has resurrected the January 2019 0one Dungeon Bundle with lots of of dungeon maps from 0one Video games. The starter assortment options 13 map units (not maps, map units) whereas the Bonus Assortment provides an extra seventeen map units.
- Value: $9.95 (77% off) with variable-cost Degree Up choice
- Finish Date: February 2, 2023
- Charity: Direct Reduction
Handiwork Video games collected collectively their 5e books based mostly on the epic Beowulf. This RPG makes an attempt to recreate the lone hero nature of the traditional epics with a duet play system for one participant and one GM that enables management of assorted companions to fill roles or you possibly can simply adapt parts in your conventional 5e video games with the core guidelines, 4 adventures, and an artbook.
- Value: $9.95 (77% off)
- Finish Date: February 5, 2023
- Charity: Direct Reduction (10%)
Humble Bundle and Kobold Press apparently set out the RPG Sign to place collectively the RPG Worlds Bundle that includes 52 titles from all kinds of publishers. The bottom degree options the core guidelines for Castles & Crusades together with an journey, the 5e journey Metropolis of Cats, the fantasy wild west RPG Tall Tales, and extra with the second and third tiers including much more OSR video games and adventures, 5e dietary supplements and campaigns, and unique RPG programs starting from fantasy to sci-fi to horror to the outdated west to Twenties gangsters.
- Value: $5/$15/$25 (97% off at high tier)
- Finish Date: February 11, 2023
- Charity: Comedian E book Authorized Protection Fund (user-defined, default 5%)
Okay, it’s a online game bundle with no ties to TTRPGs, however I’ve to say the Wadjet Eye Video games Bundle of point-and-click journey video video games. The bundle contains highly-rated and award profitable video games just like the city fantasy Unavowed, the supernatural thriller Blackwell sequence, and the post-apocalyptic Shardlight, however I actually need to spotlight my private favourite: Technobabylon. Set in a cyberpunk world the place genetic engineering is frequent, the detective Charlie Regis, his associate Max Lao, and an web addict Latha Sesame get caught up in a plot involving a the memory-stealing serial killer The Mindjacker, town’s all-seeing AI CEL, and a conspiracy of probably the most highly effective folks within the metropolis. It’s additionally so hilarious I’ve actually injured myself laughing.
- Value: $10 (92% off)
- Finish Date: February 1, 2023
- Charity: JDRF (user-defined, default 5%)
That’s all for this week! If you recognize of any bundles or gross sales beginning quickly, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or ship me a message right here on EN World. Low cost percentages have been rounded to the closest entire quantity and are based mostly on the usual retail value supplied by the positioning. Observe: Hyperlinks to Amazon, Humble Retailer, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG could comprise affiliate hyperlinks with the proceeds going to the writer of this column.