Monthly Archives: September 2017

Took Labor Day off for “Grill & Games” at our FLGS, which was a huge success. Today, in honor of the tremendous success of Lost Artifacts of Greyghast – a 5e Magic Item Compendium, I am launching Stuff & Things Week! A (short) week of gaming products that celebrate the things characters need or want to do the things and stuff they do!

Lost Artifacts of Greyghast is a magic item compendium for 5th Edition fantasy role-playing. This enormous tome is full of hundreds of unique and deeply storied magical artifacts–each with special backstories, “ready for your campaign” origins, special attunements that drive sidequests and gameplay activities, and fun mechanics that won’t break your game or bore your players.

This book will be a cornerstone of any DM’s table, a real go-to reference for the right magical treasure for your game.

Inside you’ll find variant rules to make magic item identification smoother and more rewarding for “knowledgeable” and “smart” characters, dozens of tables and indices so you can look through the whole catalogue in different ways (alphabetically, by type, by recommended class, by complexity, etc.), and gorgeous custom illustrations from some of the most talented fantasy artists on the scene today.

Sean Patrick Fannon
Writer & Game Designer: Shaintar, Star Wars, Savage Rifts, much more
Please check out my Patreon and get involved directly with my next projects!

Evil Beagle Games is proud to be one of the many publishers who contributed 65 products worth about $400 to this special charity relief bundle to help those recovering from Hurricane Harvey. The bundle price is only $25!

The list of other publishers includes Third Eye GamesMisfit StudiosGreen RoninFainting Goat GamesKalos ComicsRogue Genius GamesMake Believe GamesAd Infinitum AdventuresLakeside GamesHydra Cooperative, and Battlefield Press.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Charity Bundle

Hurricane Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental US in a decade, has devastated the Texas Gulf Coast.

In Houston alone, it has dropped over 2 feet of rain (and counting). FEMA estimates that 30,000 people may need shelter.

This bundle will help provide relief to this impacted by the storm. Proceeds will be split between the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund (https://ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/) and the Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group Fund (http://www.cbcfoundation.org/) (which provides support to the smaller cities and towns also hit by Harvey.)

Sean Patrick Fannon
Writer & Game Designer: Shaintar, Star Wars, Savage Rifts, much more
Please check out my Patreon and get involved directly with my next projects!

What better way to conclude Uplifting Games Week than $75 worth of adventure cartoon RPG products for $15? In the world of Cartoon Action Hour, your heroes are doing things that only cartoon heroes can do, saving the day – and sometimes the entire galaxy – in that way you can only manage in cartoons. Epic escapism at its finest!

This bundle includes the core CAH rules, plus:

Crusaders of Sarillon (Steve Long)

Dark Brigade (Eddy Webb)

FLAG Force (Rob Wieland)

Galactic Heroes (Cynthia Celeste Miller)

Hexslinger (Shane Hensley)

Infinivaders (John Wick)

Iron Wolves (Eddy Webb)

Punk Rock Saves the World (Matt Forbeck)

The Mighty Mirror Masters (Jason L. Blair)

The Paranormal Entities of Holiday Present (Barak Blackburn)

Wasteland 2010 (Cynthia Celeste Miller)

Remember those bygone Saturday mornings and weekday afternoons spent in front of our television sets back in the ’80s? Remember how we watched the eternal struggle between the forces of good and evil unfold right before our young eyes as our heroes stopped at nothing to out the kibosh on the seemingly endless machinations of the villains? Remember how these wondrously cheesy shows drw us in and spoke to us on a personal level, all the while trying to sell us action figures?

We remember it too! 

Cartoon Action Hour: Season 3 is the third edition of the game that was nominated for  “Best RPG” at the 2004 Origins Awards. The game faithfully and meticulously emulates the action-adventure cartoons of the 1980s, using “cartoon logic” as the basis for every aspect of the system. This is not just a universal game that just happens to be adorned with genre-appropriate art. Every single design decision was made with the purpose of bringing to life the retro-toons of yesteryear, right at your gaming table.

Everything you need to play Cartoon Action Hour is included in this full-color rulebook. Some of the features include:

Sleek and Exciting Game System: You roll a d12 and add one or two ratings to it. That’s the core of the system, making it extremely easy to jump right into the animated fray. Every nuance of the system (transformation, vehicles, playsets, etc.) utilize the same game mechanics as a whole. 

Action Scenes: In Cartoon Action Hour, there is no “combat system”. In its place is the “action scene” system, which covers far more than just a slugfest or a laser-filled shootout. Violence is de-emphasized and players are rewarded for making indirect attacks of a less overt nature (“I shoot the tree branch, so that it falls on top of the enemy!”). Characters can be given Setback Tokens, representing anything from physical damage to confusion and everything in between.

Series Creation: The GM and the players work together to construct the series via the series creation system, which includes character creation. Speaking of which, creating characters has never been this easy in previous versions of the game, as the bookkeeping is now very minimal indeed.

Sample Series: The book includes eight series seeds and one more detailed sample series.

26-Page Action Scene Example: This ultra-detailed example of an action scene answers any question you care to ask.

Preface by Flint Dille: The legendary cartoon writer offers up an insightful preface that discusses the way cartoons were created in the 1980s.

Sean Patrick Fannon
Writer & Game Designer: Shaintar, Star Wars, Savage Rifts, much more
Please check out my Patreon and get involved directly with my next projects!