May 2008 Archives

 

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May 29, 2008

Green Ronin Publishing Podcast Episode 7: Erik Mona on Open Gaming

In Episode 7 of the Green Ronin Publishing Podcast, our host and company president Chris Pramas chats with Green Ronin's General Manager, Nicole Lindroos, and return special guest Erik Mona of Paizo Publishing. Follow along as they discuss the Open Gaming License, the d20 Trademark License, the Game System License, Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition, Pathfinder, True20, and the past, present, and future of open gaming.

Chris, Nicole, and Erik had a lot to say about those topics, as well as general trends in marketing and acquisition of new players, the changing retail environment, and other business of the roleplaying game industry, so this show clocks in at 92 minutes, 17 seconds, and is an 84.5 MB download.



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The Green Ronin Publishing Podcast is copyright © 2008 Green Ronin Publishing. Music by Bombskare, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network.

May 22, 2008

Chris Pramas on The Game's the Thing Podcast

Green Ronin's president, Chris Pramas, recently sat down with Ron and Veronica of The Game's the Thing to chat about Freeport, systemless settings, and Green Ronin's upcoming products like A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying. The episode is now up, so check it out.

Freeport and Systemless Settings with Chris Pramas

May 18, 2008

True20 Revised Edition Out Next Week

The Revised Edition of True20 Adventure Roleplaying is shipping to distributors now and should be in stores starting on May 28. The Revised Edition is 272 pages and only $29.95. There's never been a better time to check out what True20 has to offer!

Note: We have enabled ordering of True20 Adventure Roleplaying Revised Edition in our Green Ronin Online Store. If you order yours now, we'll ship it to arrive as closely as possible to May 28.

Order True20 Adventure Roleplaying, Revised Edition

May 17, 2008

Now Available: Worlds of Freedom and Book of Magic Print Versions

The print versions of our two latest Mutants & Masterminds books, Book of Magic and Worlds of Freedom, have arrived at our warehouse, and so are freshly available from our Green Ronin Online Store.

Book of Magic

Worlds of Freedom

May 12, 2008

Freedom City Atlas 2: The Scarab's Lair

Freedom City Atlas 2: The Scarab's LairScarab's Lair, the second installment of the Freedom City Atlas, is now available for purchase and download from our Green Ronin Online Store.

The Scarab's Lair is a kind of comic book archeology, looking at the abandoned secret lair of the Scarab, hidden beneath Pyramid Plaza (detailed in Freedom City Atlas 1). Unlock the secrets of the Scarab, eternally reincarnating Egyptian psychic! With pages of floor plans and cutaway diagrams, you can use The Scarab's Lair for a new incarnation of the Freedom City hero, a base for new heroes (or villains!) or a place for your heroes to explore, looking for clues left behind by one of their heroic predecessors. Enter The Scarab's Lair, if you dare!

Get Freedom City Atlas 2: The Scarab's Lair Today!

May 5, 2008

Green Ronin Publishing Podcast Episode Six: GAMA Trade Show 2008 Edition

We're proud to present Episode Six of the Green Ronin Podcast, recorded April 24, 2008 in Las Vegas, just after the GAMA trade show. Our usual host, Chris Pramas, had returned to Seattle by the time the show was recorded, so Nicole Lindroos stepped up to moderate the show. Follow along with Nicole, Green Ronin Line Developer Steve Kenson, and GR Sales Manager Bill Bodden as they discuss the GAMA Trade Show, the Origins Awards, Upcoming Products, and Free RPG Day.

Products Mentioned Include:

Wrapup (Chris Pramas):

  • Green Ronin's Origins Awards Nominees are Pirate's Guide to Freeport, Faery's Tale Deluxe, and Hobby Games: The 100 Best. These nominees and semi-finalist Walk the Plank Card Game are now available at $5 each in our Origins Awards Nominees Sale in our Green Ronin Online Store.
  • Savage Worlds Freeport Companion is now out in PDF.
  • Buccaneers of Freeport is now out in PDF, and the print version should be out in May.
  • Our thoughts on Wizards of the Coasts' Game System License will be featured in an upcoming show.

This episode clocks in at 33 minutes, 7 seconds, and is a 30.3 MB download.

The Green Ronin Publishing Podcast is copyright © 2008 Green Ronin Publishing. Music by Bombskare, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network.

(The Webmaster would like to apologize to Bombskare for forgetting to double-check the spelling of their band name, which has one k and zero c's. Visit their site and their Myspace page, listen to their stuff, tell your friends.)

May 2, 2008

Origins Awards Nominees Sale

Three of our four Origins Awards nomination semi-finalists have made it through the nominations process to appear on the final ballot. To celebrate this achievement, we've placed all four products on sale at $5 off the cover price, exclusively in our Green Ronin Online Store.

Hobby Games: The 100 Best (Publication, Non-Fiction) is only $19.95
Pirate's Guide to Freeport (Roleplaying Game Supplement) is only $29.95
Faery's Tale Deluxe (Roleplaying Game) is only $14.95
Walk the Plank (semi-finalist, Traditional Card Game) is only $9.95

Shop the Sale Today!