Matt Mercer appears in “Drag is not a crime” t-shirt in latest episode of Critical Role
Arguably the star of Critical Role, and the man at the heart of the storm that is CR is none other than the charismatic floppy-haired dungeon master, Matt Mercer.
Creator Spotlight: Darren W. Pearce
If you have an eye on the RPG industry, you might have grabbed a few books in the past that have Darren’s name on them. In fact, he’s been around the RPG industry and even the video (PC Game) industry since around the year 2000. Darren is a prolific and progressive creator who has an impressive body of work, work which started out in the Dark Quest Games City Guide 1: Everyday Life alongside the likes of Joseph Carriker, Wil Upchurch, and Patrick Lawinger back in 2001 when it was published.
Trans Rights Texas TTRPG bundle
Enter Rue and a host of 300 creators with a bundle to support trans folx, and to provide much-needed support to help keep trans folx heads above water in Texas. This bundle for $5 brings together 300 creators and their TTRPGs – a collection of games which alone are valued at $2,816 so that’s a month’s worth of %99 savings right’s there. Yep, this bundle is at the moment, only up for a month and ends in 1 month 0 days and 23 hours according to the tracker.
Magicians Menagerie hits Kickstarter
We love Kickstarters here at Exiled News, in fact, we adore any third party funded projects in RPG a lot. Me, I am a big fan of magic, hence my latest build on Elden Ring playing with sorcery! Talking of magic though, this is a new project that could do with your help and a boost. There’s 14 days to go and the creators are looking for £4,287 to bring it to life. They have just raised (so far) £1,611 of the goal and really could do with a boost to that amount.
Spotlight on Ethan. H. Reynolds
As you know, by now. Exiled News doesn’t follow a strict plan, in fact, we have a bunch of contributors who fly by now and then. There are a few of us who work away at various posts to provide a snippet of news and an insight to creators large and small across the tabletop roleplaying game scene, boardgames, as well as video games.
So let me cut to the core and talk about Ethan. H. Reynolds for a little bit.
Stonewall 1969 – A War Story
A single-session RPG written by Stefano Burchi, and published by Asterico Edizioni has landed on Kickstarter with 157 backers, and pulling in so far £7,048 of their £6,664 goal. It’s a powerful game, set in a turbulent time and the publisher has the talent to pull it off too.
Kids on Brooms RPG Spotlight
Kids on Brooms, and yes, you can probably guess where I’m going with this one. It’s a delve into wizards, witches, magic, fantastical creatures and more. Written by Jonathan, Doug, and with the talents of Spenser Starke who created the concept of Kids on Booms (and once again illustrated by Heather Vaughan) – it lets you live out those Potter fantasies without throwing a single cent into the vast pockets of Rowling.
EN World Reviews Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos
Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos is in the news again, and it’s not hard to see why. A lot of the talk around the book is hugely positive, but if you’re looking for a good eyes and hands onto the latest release coming in from the D&D WotC team, then EN World’s own Beth Rimmels has got you covered. Beth’s review is weighty and hits on all the major ups and down of the book in a clear and concise manner.
Steve Kenson’s: The Needless Queers
Steve Kenson is no stranger to Tabletop RPG design, he’s a prolific designer, and an all-round champion of inclusion, diversity, and more. Steve is one of the more prominent queer voices in the industry, and has contributed to RPGs as well as designing one of our favourites: Mutants & Masterminds Superhero RPG. A full bio can be found here from Steve’s site.
Strixhaven: the Accessible Campus of Magic!
Wizards of the Coast is zooming back to Strixhaven soon (December the 7th to be exact) and the Magic the Gathering world of: Ravinca. Their upcoming adventure and setting book is nearly upon us!