‘Not DnD’ is a weekly podcast discussing tabletop roleplaying games. Each week EN Publishing’s Jessica Hancock interviews the creators behind different tabletop roleplaying games that aren’t D&D!
High fantasy in the Age of Industry. Steel & Scale is a complete and comprehensive Tabletop Role-Playing Game, based on a d20 system, designed to be simple for new players to pick up, with enough complexity to provide variety and tactical depth for experienced TTRPG players. With no fixed classes, and vast options for customisation, no two characters will be the same!
The Electrum Archive is a science-fantasy TTRPG zine series inspired by the worlds of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, Dark Sun and Ultraviolet Grasslands.
Electrum Archive website www.electrumarchive.com
Emiel Boven on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/emielboven
Emiel Boven on Substack https://emielboven.substack.com/
Emiel Boven on Itch.io https://emielboven.itch.io/
Oribtal Blues is roleplaying love-letter to off-beat sci-fi, vintage music, and cooperative old-school styled roleplay, Orbital Blues allows you to play out rules-light tabletop adventures in the style of space westerns such as Cowboy Bebop, Firefly and The Mandalorian.
Afterburn is series of new books, adventures and merchandise for Orbital Blues, an RPG about sad space cowboys.
Jessica lets you know what to look forward to this month on Not DnD.
A young bride is wed to an ugly, but powerful man with a blue beard. He invites her to explore the house… but one room is forbidden. Eventually, the young bride falls prey to her curiosity and opens it, discovering a gruesome display of prior brides’ corpses… Bluebeard's Bride is a gothic horror tabletop role-playing game based on the Bluebeard folktale. Join us as we speak to Marissa Kelly who created the game alongside Whitney "S...
Gloom Tarot and Terror is a minimalist horror tabletop role playing game about a terrifying threat out to devour a small town, the group of young people responsible for stopping it, and the utterly oblivious adults in their lives. In Gloom Tarot and Terror, players weave compelling stories full of suspense and tension, with or without a game master. Narrative and actions are driven by cards drawn from a custom Tarot Deck, while six...
A unique legacy solo horror experience that has players live out their own found footage horror movie. With a twisted multiplayer options that allows you to curse other players to continue your story. The game goes beyond the tabletop as players get hands on creating artifacts, exploring the outside world, and scaring the €@&# out of themselves.
The Walking Dead has always been about characters facing impossible life and death choices. In The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game, you can face these choices head on, putting yourself in the world of The Walking Dead – at any time in the timeline, encountering familiar faces and places and brand-new ones and, making the biggest choice: Who are you going to be? We have seen many stories in The Walking Dead Universe, now it’s...
No new episode this week, but Jessica is here to tell you what to expect for the Spooky Season of October here on Not DnD including The Walking Dead and Don't Play This Game!
Coyote & Crow is a tabletop role playing game set in an alternate future of the Americas where colonization never occurred. Instead, advanced civilizations arose over hundreds of years after a massive climate disaster changed the history of the planet. You'll play as adventurers starting out in the city of Cahokia, a bustling, diverse metropolis along the Mississippi River. It's a world of science and spirituality where the fut...
Flabbergasted! is a highly comedic and narrative-driven roleplaying game drawing inspiration from the likes of Jeeves and Wooster and Fawlty Towers. Set in the height of the Roaring ‘20s, you’ll take on the role of either an affable Aristocrat, an eccentric Bohemian, an entrepreneurial Well-to-do, or one of the ever-ready and steadfast Staff.
Together you and your friends will join an up-and-coming Social Club and get up to mischie...
Moonlight on Roseville Beach: A Queer Game of Disco & Cosmic Horror is a tabletop roleplaying game about a queer beach town in 1979 and the residents who solve its strange, occult mysteries and protect it from elder gods, weird monsters, and greedy real-estate developers.
Buy the book: https://r-rook.itch.io/moonlight-on-roseville-beach
You are a raccoon: a chittering, baggy-pants, ring-tailed burglar. You and your friends have built an implausible floating ship in the junkyard, and tonight you'll fly it across town to the suburbs in search of better trash. Together, you'll navigate the treacherous neighborhoods, find a ripe, free-standing house with cable internet, steal as much as you can carry, and fend off the Neighborhood Watch—all while trying not to explode...
Stories you make and play in ARC run against a timer. While heroes navigate and transform the world around them, the real-time Doomsday Clock ticks to an irreversibly cataclysmic event.
Arc Website: https://arc-rpg.com/
Free Demo: https://momatoes.itch.io/arc
Across RPG Sea: https://across-rpgsea.com
Monster Care Squad is a tabletop roleplaying game set in the tranquil world of Ald-Amura. You play as Monster Care Specialists, as the once unbreakable bond of harmony and respect between Humans and Monsters is on the brink of collapse, and it's up to you and your allies to set things right.
Guests: Gabriel, JN, and January from Sandy Pug Games.
Buy on itch: https://sandypuggames.itch.io/monster-...
Lancer is a tabletop role playing game centered on shared narratives, customizable mechs, and the pilots who crew them. Set many thousands of years from the present day, Lancer imagines a future where a survivor humanity has spread to the stars after weathering terrible ecological collapse on Earth -- the end of the Anthropocene as a consequence of unrestrained consumption and poor stewardship.
Lancer offers deep mech customizatio...
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A complete dice pool rules system for fantasy roleplaying. The game uses three different dice colors to convey competency without simply adding or subtracting dice from a pool.
Streets of Peril: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/streetsofperil/streets-of-peril/
Welcome to Insurgent, the action-packed tabletop RPG that puts you and your friends at the heart of a thrilling rebellion against tyranny! Play solo or co-op with this lightweight system. Join creator Cezar Capacle (Named one of 10 Indie TTRPG Designers To Watch In 2022 by CBR) as he talks through this TTRPG.
Insurgent on Itch.io https://capacle.itch.io/insurgent
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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