May 2005 Archives

 

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May 31, 2005

Thieves' World Interview with Lynn Abbey and Robert J. Schwalb

This week we're taking a break from the regularly-scheduled Thieves' World Developer's Journal and instead present this exclusive interview with none other than Lynn Abbey and our own Robert J. Schwalb.

Interview with Lynn Abbey and Robert J. Schwalb

May 29, 2005

Lockdown PDF Available on RPGNow.com

Lockdown PDF Available on RPGNow.comAs previously mentioned on MutantsAndMasterminds.com, Lockdown, the Mutants & Masterminds super-prison sourcebook, is now available in PDF format on RPGNow.com. The PDF is 108 pages (not the 96 pages we previously reported on this site) and is stuffed to the ultra-impenetrable walls with all kinds of cool stuff about Buckner Ridge Superhuman Penitentiary, aka Lockdown.

Lockdown on RPGNow.com

May 26, 2005

Thieves' World Developer's Journal Update

Visit the Thieves' World Developer's Journal now to read about the tweaks necessary to make the d20 System work for Thieves' World.

Nips and Tucks Part I: Making d20 fit Thieves' World

May 23, 2005

Alliance and Diamond to Help Us Get Our Books in Your Hands

We have signed distribution and warehousing/shipping deals with Diamond Book Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors, respectively. The main benefit for you as a consumer or retailer is that you will now always be able to easily obtain our complete range of in-print products.

Read the Diamond and Alliance Press Releases

May 18, 2005

Thieves' World Developer's Journal Update

Today our d20 Line Developer, Robert J. Schwalb, has posted another entry in the Thieves' World Developer's Journal. He writes about characters in Thieves' World, including cultures, backgrounds, and classes, and gives us the full writeup of the Blue Star Adept prestige class, so you can play Lythande before the Thieves' World Player's Manual even hits the streets!

The Making of Thieves' World d20, Part II

May 16, 2005

Green Ronin 5th Anniversary Sale: Surprise Week 6!

We are pleased to announce that thanks to the great response to our Green Ronin 5th Anniversary Sale, we've decided to extend the sale one more week! Through next Sunday Surprise Week 6 brings you more great deals: Our two $5 books are Aasimar & Tiefling and Cavalier's Handbook, our Award Winner Showcase book is Spaceship Zero, and our Surprise Week 6 Surprise Bonus Sale Item is the promotional miniature of the Gunwitch from Dan Brereton's Nocturnals, also priced at $5. (The mini, not the Nocs book.) And as with the other weeks, you can also pick up your very own Green Ronin Ultimate Gamer Satchel for $5 off.

5th Anniversary Sale page in our Green Ronin Online Store

May 13, 2005

Thieves' World Developer's Journal

Today our d20 Line Developer (and Thieves' World fan) Robert J. Schwalb offers up the first installment in his new Thieves' World Developer's Journal. Read along as he discusses the Thieves' World anthologies and novels and the process of translating them into a game, and presents the Wrigglie Criminal.

The Making of Thieves' World d20, Part I

May 12, 2005

Big Catalog Update

Since our last product update we have added several upcoming print products to our catalog, made some products available for sale in the Green Ronin Online Store, and posted some new PDF products to RPGNow.com.

Paths of the Damned: Ashes of Middenheim is part 1 of an epic adventure trilogy for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and is now available for pre-order in the Green Ronin Online Store. Pre-orders placed now will ship to arrive on or after the official release date of June 2.


Aasimar & Tiefling is now available for purchase and download from RPGNow.com. This Races of Renown series book presents planar races you can use as PCs or NPCs in your d20 System campaign.

Upcoming print products recently added to our catalog include the Freeport Trilogy 5th Anniversary Edition, Temple Quarter (as seen in The Game Mechanics' catalog on RPGNow), and the latest entry in our Mythic Vistas series, Eternal Rome.

We are also happy to announce that we have posted product information for the first two books for Thieves' World, the Thieves' World Player's Manual and Murder at the Vulgar Unicorn. Look for a lot more Thieves' World previews and articles to appear on this site soon!

May 11, 2005

Goodman Games to Publish Shadows in Freeport


Shadows in FreeportToday Goodman Games announced that they will be publishing a d20 System adventure set in Green Ronin Publishing's legendary Freeport: The City of Adventure. Better still, Shadows in Freeport was written by our own d20 Line Developer, Robert J. Schwalb.

Read the Press Release

Visit Goodman Games' Web Site

May 9, 2005

5th Anniversary Sale: Week Five Week

Welcome to Week Five Week of our 5th Anniversary Sale. This week you'll find Noble's Handbook and Dezzavold: Fortress of the Drow at $5 each, and our Award Winner Showcase product is the M&M adventure Time of Crisis, priced at 50% off this week. Sure, "Week Five Week" is lame, but it's better than "Noble Elf Crisis Week"...


5th Anniversary Sale in the Green Ronin Online Store

May 8, 2005

Two New PDFs on RPGNow

On RPGNow.com you can now find two more Mythic Vistas products in PDF form: Medieval Player's Manual and the long-awaited Hittites expansion to Testament: Roleplaying in the Biblical Era.

Green Ronin on RPGNow.com

WFRP GM's Pack Available Now

WFRP Gamemaster's PackWe forgot to mention that the Gamemaster's Pack for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay is now available through our online store. It should also be available from other game and book retailers around the world.


Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Gamemaster's Pack

May 2, 2005

5th Anniversary Sale: Steve Kenson Appreciation Week

Week Four of our 5th Anniversary Sale features three great books by Steve Kenson, on sale for this week only. Witch's Handbook and Shaman's Handbook are just $5 each, and our Award-Winner Showcase product for this week, at 50% off, is Freedom City, the official setting for Mutants & Masterminds.

Visit the 5th Anniversary Sale page in the Green Ronin Online Store