The Unspeakable Oath is a magazine focused on the Call of Cthulhu RPG. It’s been around since the early 90s, but there was a long hiatus. Now fully resurrected by Arc Dream Publishing, the 21st issue came out this month. If you play CoC or one of its variants (or any horror RPG, really), this [...]
The hardcover version of Arc Dreams’ Wild Talents Second Edition arrived at Robot Viking HQ last week, and it’s ten times as awesome as I’d hoped it would be.
Life is hard as a small press publisher. Getting from one release to another is a challenge at the best of times, and if a book doesn’t do well, it can screw up your cash flow badly enough that your publishing schedule basically gets shut down. Some RPG publishers, like Wild Talents publisher Arc Dream, [...]
The superhero genre has been steadily deconstructed since the 1980s. Arc Dream’s This Favored Land supplement for the Wild Talents RPG is a form of superhero Reconstruction, taking the old ideas about superhuman powers and placing them in an entirely different time and place. What is it like to have superspeed or mind-reading powers in [...]
The creators of the highly acclaimed RPG Godlike are taking the superhero genre on a trip through alternate timelines and parallel dimensions, and it all starts here with the core rules. Wild Talents: Essential Edition features all the rules you need to create a wide range of superheroic characters and astonishingly villainous enemies, including the [...]