Freeport Fiction: Into the Shadows

Tales of Freeport: In the Shadows

This week’s fiction offering from Nisaba Press is “In the Shadows,” a new short story set in the City of Adventure, written by Richard C. White. A crew docks in the City of Adventure, ready to carouse with their newly-won booty. But one swabby has a much darker purpose… For just $1.99, you can download […]

Desert Threats

Chronicle System PDF: Desert Threats

Today we present Desert Threats, all-new bestiary content for the Chronicle System that powers our A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying game. The desert feasts on the bones of those who venture into those forbidding wastes. Baking heat and scouring winds are only the most obvious of those threats; the wise know other, more […]

Green Ronin Charitable Giving: Thurgood Marshall College Fund Sale

Our previous sale, benefiting the Trevor Project, ran a while longer than we intended, but generated a nice amount to donate to them. Our new sale in our Charitable Giving Initiative benefits the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. While the sale runs, both the print and PDF versions of three Mutants & Masterminds books, Deluxe Hero’s […]

Ronin Roundtable: ROGUES, INDIVIDUALLY

Mothers, lock up your sons: Rogue’s Gallery is coming. This hardback collects the 40+ Rogues Gallery PDFs in one collection, along with a dozen new villains and antiheroes to terrorize your campaign. Your heroes could fight one a week and still not finish by New Year! Villain books are a classic installment in superhero RPGs, […]

Earth-Prime Fiction: Night of the Witch

Earth-Prime Fiction: “Night of the Witch”

“Night of the Witch” is a short story set on Earth-Prime, the core setting of Mutants & Masterminds and Sentinels of Earth-Prime. It’s Halloween Past, and Seven finds herself wrapped up in an eldritch conspiracy that will force her to team up with Lantern Jack to save the city. For just $1.99, you can download […]

Ronin Roundtable: Walking the Royal Road III: Encounters in Aldis Preview

One of the resources I wanted to include in the upcoming Aldis: City of the Blue Rose when development began on that book was a simple “random encounters” system. Rather than monsters to fight, though, I wanted this system to be iconic “day in the life” scenes for the mighty capital city of the Kingdom […]

Of Shadows and Light: Blue Rose fiction

New Blue Rose Fiction

Today we have a new short fiction piece up for sale, set in the World of Aldea from our Blue Rose RPG! Rhiannon Louve brings us “Of Shadow and Light,” Part 1 of a series titled “Those Who Wait.” Marn the Rose Knight is used to saving the world, but can Kiyn help her learn to […]

A Storm of Sails

Return to Freeport, Part Five: A Storm of Sails

Today we introduce Part Five of our Return to Freeport Pathfinder-compatible PDF adventure series. Return to Freeport Freeport is known for its adventures, from Death in Freeport (the one that started it all!) to the mega-adventure Black Sails Over Freeport. Now the City of Adventure goes back to its roots with Return to Freeport! This six-part adventure series for the Pathfinder RPG is […]

Ronin Roundtable: Back Issue Gaps

Some three years ago in “Back Issues” I talked about some of the planned additions to the forthcoming third edition of the Freedom City setting sourcebook for Mutants & Masterminds. With the latest look at Freedom City now available, I wanted to devote some space here on Ronin Roundtable to talk about some of the […]

Freeport Short Fiction: Unlikely Tides

Freeport Short Story: Unlikely Tides

Today we present a new short fiction piece by Dylan Birtolo, set in Freeport: The City of Adventure. In “Unlikely Tides,” a new ship’s crew of unusual composition tacks against the wind to establish their places on the seas and in in the city. For just $1.99, you can download this rollicking tale in your choice of […]

Ronin Roundtable: Fantasy AGE Companion Preview

Hey folks, Jack here. It’s already a busy year here and part of it is putting the final touches on our upcoming Fantasy AGE Companion. The book is written, edited, and currently in its final layout and art stages, so I thought it would be cool to present people with a preview of the book. […]

"Everyone: This Is Kevin"

Earth-Prime Fiction: “Everyone: This Is Kevin”

The latest entry in our ongoing short fiction series, “Everyone: This Is Kevin” is a short story set on Earth-Prime, the core setting of Mutants & Masterminds and Sentinels of Earth-Prime. Even robot superhero boys need to go to school, but Kevin soon learns that there is more to an education than pencils and chalk. […]

Heartsong

Blue Rose Short Fiction: Heartsong

Today author Lindsay Smith brings us “Heartsong,” a short story set in the World of Aldea, the setting from our our Blue Rose RPG. In this 14-page story, an agent of the Silence finds himself at a moral crossroads when he meets a rhy-bonded Jarzoni priest-adept. For just $1.99, you can download this tale in your […]

Ronin Roundtable: Green Ronin in 2018, Part 1

It seems like just yesterday I was wondering if this Y2K bug would indeed wreak global havoc (spoiler alert: it didn’t) while working on plans to start a new game company. Now here we are 18 years later and Green Ronin is still going strong. Although last year was challenging in many ways, we are […]

Green Ronin Holiday 2017

Happy Holidays From Green Ronin!

It’s that time of year once again, when all of us at Green Ronin take a break to spend time with our families, friends, and pets (not necessarily in that order). We will be busy sleeping in, cooking, playing games, reading books, streaming shows, and making music, and maybe one or two of us might […]

Ronin Roundtable: Welcome to Freedom City!

Whether visiting for the history and nightlife, or moving to Freedom City for its thriving tech or construction industries, you’ve made the right decision to embrace the city of heroes! And now Freedom City is easier to visit with the print edition of Freedom City 3rd Edition making its way to retailers. Take a peek […]

Dragon Age Core Rules Cover Mockup

Dragon Age Core Rulebook Available

Our enchanters finished up a fresh printing of the Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook, and we’ve received word the caravan has safely made its way to our warehouse. The book is available again in our Green Ronin Online Store, and restocking orders from retail stores should be going out soon. Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook

Green Ronin to Publishing The Expanse RPG

Ronin Roundtable: Charting the Expanse

As you may well have heard by now, Green Ronin Publishing has licensed The Expanse science fiction novels by James S.A. Corey to produce The Expanse Roleplaying Game, an AGE System game set in the world of the popular series (the seventh novel, Persepolis Rising, was released on December 5th, in fact). The Expanse is one […]

Ronin Roundtable: Charitable Giving in 2017

Earlier this year we made a commitment to take a more structured approach to our charitable giving. Since then we’ve run a series of sales in our online store to benefit various charities. We have supported causes like environmental protection and immigrant rights, raised money for hurricane relief after a terrible storm season, and stood […]

Ronin Roundtable: Modern Ork!

No, that’s not coming out. But wouldn’t it be a hoot? I’m contracted to act as “Developer at Large,” for Green Ronin, because is suits my role working on whatever needs to be done. Ork! The Roleplaying Game (Second Edition!) and Modern AGE are on my mind, as varied elements of my job, with one […]

Flash! Ah-ahhh!

We’re always happy to see members of our extended Green Ronin family do well, and today one of them has blasted into space! Scott Woodard, co-author of the terrific Cinema & Sorcery: The Comprehensive Guide to Fantasy Film for Green Ronin, is the author behind Pinnacle’s Flash Gordon RPG Kickstarter, which launched today and has […]

A followup and clarification to yesterday’s statement

Yesterday, Green Ronin’s leadership made a statement about allegations regarding the freelance developer of The Lost Citadel. Valid concerns have been raised about the tone of our initial response, and for this, we apologize. We absolutely believe victims. Full stop. We always have, and we always will. Our initial reactions were complicated, due to previous […]

A Message From Green Ronin Leadership

By Nicole Lindroos, Hal Mangold, and Chris Pramas Recently a contractor that we’ve been working with, CA Suleiman, was accused of sexual harassment. We were in the midst of an internal investigation and had decided nothing as yet when this was taken to the court of public opinion. There is a lot we could say […]

Ronin Roundtable: Convention Season

When I first got into the game industry in early 90s, there was a convention season that generally lasted from late May to early September. There were some shows in other parts of the year but the focus was on the summertime when students were out of school and families planned vacations. Companies scheduled their […]

Free Spooky Preview: The Chindi From Freeport Bestiary

Need something spooky to scare your players for Halloween gaming? Green Ronin’s Freeport Bestiary is full of things that go boom in the night! As a free preview we’re offering a single creepy critter, the chindi–an undead created to terrorize its victims as it pursues a mission of vengeance! Freeport Bestiary PDF Preview (Psst! If […]

Ronin Roundtable: Nisaba Press!

Hi, I’m Jaym Gates, Line Manager for Green Ronin’s Nisaba Press. We’ll be publishing fiction tied in to the Green Ronin properties, both short fiction and novels. I was given three missions: make a great fiction line, make sure it was a great diverse fiction line, and find some great new voices for both fiction […]

Short Fiction: My Night in Freeport

Today we present a new short fiction piece by Anthony Pryor, set in Freeport: The City of Adventure. In “My Night In Freeport,” a naive cabin boy goes ashore in Freeport for the first time, and learns important lessons about life in the big city, why attention to proper knot lore matters, and about the sailors’ […]

Free Mutants & Masterminds Adventure: Monster Mash-Up

As fall begins, All Hallow’s Eve approaches. Though once a yearly reminder that the dead linger just beyond the living world, Halloween has now become a time of fun and frivolity. Even in Freedom City, where genuine monsters sometimes stalk the streets and sewers, Halloween is a time for candy, parties, fun costumes, and laughter. […]

Ronin Roundtable: Sharing Your Passion for Games

Greetings, fellow game lovers! I’m very excited to be writing my first ever Ronin Roundtable. Some of you may remember a few months back that Donna Prior introduced me as the new Events Manager when she moved over to Catan Studio. (We still miss you, Donna!) Since then it has been a whirlwind of Gen […]

Ronin Roundtable: Walking the Royal Road part two: Backstory

Hello and welcome to Walking the Royal Road, an ongoing series on using the Tarot (or Royal Road, in Aldin parlance) in Blue Rose AGE games. See also the first in the series, Part One: Friends & Loved Ones. The Tarot has been used in roleplaying games for quite a long time, in a variety […]

Expanding Our Support For Hurricane Victims

You probably know about our Green Ronin Online Store, but we have a second online store now. Our new Green Ronin Gift Shop features “swag,” like t-shirts, coffee mugs, poster maps, and more, bearing logos and art from our games. This store is separate from the Green Ronin Online Store for logistical reasons, and its […]

Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting

Happy Tal’Dorei Day! Campaign Guide Available Now

All of us at Green Ronin wish a Happy Tal’Dorei Day to all Critters! To help celebrate, we’ve turned on ordering in our Green Ronin Online Store for the Tal’Dorei Campaign Guide.

Freedom City Pre-Order

Freedom City, the iconic original setting for Mutants & Masterminds, is now available for pre-order in our Green Ronin Online Store! What’s more, if you pre-order the hardback through our store or from a participating Pre-Order Plus brick-and-mortar retailer, you can get the PDF for just $5, and download it right away! With the Mutants & […]

Ronin Roundtable: To Boldly Go…

Hard to resist the appeal of the world’s most famous split infinitive, given the topic of this column and the recent relaunch of a certain science-fiction television series, although this Ronin Roundtable has to do with far more earthly matters. One question I get a lot on diversity panels and interviews about inclusion and such […]

Fantasy AGE

Hurricane Maria Relief: Fantasy AGE RPG Sale

As you probably know, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. This month’s Charitable Giving Initiative sale is in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. For a limited time, Fantasy AGE Basic Rulebook and Fantasy AGE Bestiary are 10% off, in both print and PDF formats in our online store, and when you […]

Ronin Roundtable: Summit Time

Once the summer convention season is largely completed but before we lose the momentum that meeting our fans and fellow gamers brings, Green Ronin holds its annual summit in the Seattle area to plan out what we hope to bring to market for the next year. Summit time is important to our company because everyone […]

Ronin Round Table: Integrating Wizards 5e Adventures with the Tal’dorei Campaign Setting

Bidet, Critters! Now that you have the Tal’dorei Campaign Setting in your hands, what can you do with it? Play games, of course. But what adventures? Wizards has released a number of adventure books since 5th edition launched, and some of them are easy to integrate into Exandria. Caution: Spoilers for Out of the Abyss […]

Ronin Roundtable: The Freedom to Change

One of the core features of Earth Prime is that it’s a dynamic setting. Just like your favorite comic books, the world constantly changes as new crises challenge heroes and villains alike, and the steady march of time means new heroes enter the picture as older heroes retire. In the Emerald City Knights adventure arc, […]

Ronin Roundtable: On the Edge of Ork!

Ork! The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition, is into production, which in orkish means Hal am use machines and science to make book soon! (Me am creative focused; me am have lesser knowledge of Adobe products.) Ork! Is dear to our throbbing, fat-armored hearts. We didn’t want to phone it in by just cleaning up and […]

Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting

Update: Critical Role Pre-Order Shipping

We wanted to give you an update on the shipping of pre-orders for the Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting. This is the biggest pre-order we’ve ever had by far. It’s a large and complicated job, so we are using an outside fulfillment company for shipping. This has led to some minor issues that had to […]

Return to Freeport, Part Four: The Freebooter's City

Return to Freeport, Part Four: The Freebooter’s City

Today we introduce Part Four of our Return to Freeport Pathfinder-compatible PDF adventure series. Return to Freeport Freeport is known for its adventures, from Death in Freeport (the one that started it all!) to the mega-adventure Black Sails Over Freeport. Now the City of Adventure goes back to its roots with Return to Freeport! This six-part adventure series for the Pathfinder RPG is […]

Ronin Roundtable: Cool Dads

Hey folks, Jack here. Warning, this is going to be kind of a down Ronin Round Table, but I think it’s an important one. A couple weeks ago, my father, James Norris, died. He was too young to die, despite being 70. It wasn’t a heroic death or a quick easy demise. In fact, it […]

A Song of Ice and Fire RPG: Game of Thrones Edition

Harvey Relief: A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying (Game of Thrones RPG) Sale

Our hearts go out to everyone in Harvey’s path. We are shocked by the photos and footage we’ve seen of the flooding in Texas in the wake of the storm, and some of our friends and family have been directly affected. For our latest Charitable Giving Initiative campaign, we have placed all products in our […]

Ronin Roundtable: Freeport in Space

While Freeport City of Adventure was written specifically to work with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Freeport has a history with class- & level-based RPGs with a core d20 mechanic that predates Pathfinder. Freeport has always been a location that’s easily adapted to new game systems and settings, with much of the core information it provides […]

Ronin Roundtable: Upcoming Releases!

Well that was a GenCon for the books! Absolute mayhem at our booth, with folks lining up to grab our new releases. The announcement of the Expanse RPG license. New opportunities and incredible partnerships in the offing. It was amazing and we have you to thank for it. 17 years in business and we are […]

Green Ronin to Publishing The Expanse RPG

Press Release: Green Ronin to Publish The Expanse RPG

Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with James S.A. Corey to adapt The Expanse series of novels as a tabletop roleplaying game.

Offerings: A Fiction Anthology

Free Fiction Sampler: Offerings Anthology

We are pleased to present, for free download, “Offerings, a Fiction Anthology,” a sampler of fiction from three of our upcoming fiction releases. In case you missed it, we recently announced Nisaba Press, Green Ronin Publishing’s new fiction imprint, helmed by Managing Editor Jaym Gates. Within the pages of “Offerings” you’ll find: The Prologue from Shadowtide, our […]

Ronin Roundtable: Covering the Modern AGE

Last time I was here, I introduced Modern AGE, the contemporary era implementation of Green Ronin’s Adventure Game Engine. Look on this very page, and you’ll see the cover. I’m not going to call it the absolute, final article–fine tuning the look is Hal’s business–but this is darn close. I’m going to riff on the […]

Freebooters Ahoy! The Changing of the Guard.

It is a sad announcement for me to make, but I’ve recently flown the coop and am no longer managing the Freebooter Volunteer GM Program, nor the Events coordination for Gen Con and other shows. I resigned a bit ago, but we all felt like it was good to say goodbye to the community and […]

Ronin Roundtable: Walking the Royal Road, Part One: Friends & Loved Ones

Hello and welcome to Walking the Royal Road, what I hope to be an ongoing series on using the Tarot (or Royal Road, in Aldean parlance) in Blue Rose AGE games. The Tarot has been used in roleplaying games for quite a long time, in a variety of contexts, and with good reason. Reading and […]

Pre-Order and PDF: The Book of the Righteous for Fifth Edition

Now available for pre-ordering, The Book of the Righteous provides a complete pantheon for Fifth Edition games. When you pre-order through our Green Ronin Online Store or through participating Green Ronin Pre-Order Plus retailers, you can get the PDF version right away for just $5! The most comprehensive pantheon in roleplaying games is back in […]

Ronin Roundtable: The Six of Swords

  The Adventure Gaming Engine (AGE System) edition of Blue Rose: The Roleplaying Game of Romantic Fantasy is now in the hands of backers of the Kickstarter and available through distribution in fine game stores everywhere. As readers digest the contents of that sizable book, those looking to run a new Blue Rose game of […]

Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting

Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting Pre-Order & PDF

Pre-ordering is now active for the Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting! Important! You have three choices of where to start, so please make sure you choose the one you want: Pre-Order for Shipping:  This is the option to get the physical book shipped to you once they are done printing. You’ll receive an offer to get […]

GenCon Memories

GenCon is coming up next month and it’s a big one: the 50th anniversary! We will, of course, have a booth (#1321) and we’ll be debuting the Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting there (pre-orders for which started today). GenCon is doing a lot of cool stuff to celebrate the anniversary, including a recreation of Lake […]

ENnie Awards Voting Open and ENnie Awards Sale

We are pleased and humbled to be nominated for eight ENnie Awards this year. We’ve included a list of our nominations at the bottom of this post. 2017 ENnies voting is now open In our excitement about the ENnies we placed several products on sale in our Green Ronin Online Store. Please check out our […]

The Lost Citadel Countdown

The clock is counting down on Kickstarter for The Lost Citadel — Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Roleplaying. Thanks to our amazing backers, we fully funded in 24 hours, and have been knocking down stretch goal after stretch goal.

Ronin Roundtable: The Lost Citadel: Creating the First Map

Today’s RRT is by guest artist Andrew Law, who decided to share some insight into the process of creating his incredible map artwork for The Lost Citadel! Our Kickstarter has just one week left, if you’re a fan of 5th edition, you should really do yourself a favor and check it out now!     […]

Six of Swords Blue Rose Adventure Anthology Pre-Order and PDF

We have opened up pre-ordering for Six of Swords, an adventure anthology for Blue Rose: The AGE RPG of Romantic Fantasy. Pre-order the physical book through our Green Ronin Online Store, and we’ll offer you the PDF version for just $5 during checkout. If you’d rather support your local retailer, you can ask them to sign up for our […]

Ronin Roundtable: Freedom City as You’ve Never Seen It!

One of my many duties as a developer for Green Ronin is seeing the 3rd edition of the Freedom City campaign setting safely off to print, like a loving mother. And as it turns out, this has been the easiest part of my job, because the book was almost entirely finished when I joined the […]

Please back The Lost Citadel on Kickstarter

The Lost Citadel Q&A Video

Jaym Gates, Nicole Lindroos, and CA Suleiman sat down together at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, and talked about The Lost Citadel, answering some questions backers have posted to the Kickstarter project page while they were at it. Hal Mangold caught it all on video, so we can all watch and enjoy. In other […]

A Song of Ice and Fire RPG: Game of Thrones Edition

Charitable Giving: Support the NRDC, Save Money!

Most people in Westeros are more concerned about not dying than they are concerned about the planet not dying. Samwell Tarly cares about everything. And there’s also… Well, maybe nobody else in Westeros, but the planet has you! For a limited time, you can get A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, A Game of […]

Fiction of The Lost Citadel: Two Free Stories!

Sometimes, as we juggle our various projects, we mention several things at once, and sometimes one link doesn’t get as much attention as it deserves. In case you missed it, you can download two really great short stories from Tales of the Lost Citadel for free, and get a glimpse into the setting of our current Kickstarter campaign, […]

Ronin Roundtable: Enter the Modern AGE!

So, at the beginning of May, we announced we’re going to produce the World of Lazarus, a guide to roleplaying in Greg Rucka’s SF-feudal Lazarus comic series. We noted it would be a setting for the Modern AGE roleplaying game. Yes, this means we’re making a Modern AGE game. We said so in a sort […]

Lost Citadel Talent Search Winners

When CA Suleiman and I discussed running a talent search in the lead-up to this project, we had high hopes for the number and quality of the submissions we would get and even though reading and evaluating those submissions in the couple of weeks between the submissions period and the Kickstarter itself was no small […]

Please back The Lost Citadel on Kickstarter

Now Kickstarting: The Lost Citadel Post-Apocalyptic RPG

Now funding on Kickstarter, The Lost Citadel is a roleplaying game of post-apocalyptic fantasy, with rules adapted from the Fifth Edition of the World’s Most Popular Roleplaying Game. We would appreciate it if you’d check out the campaign and back it if you’re so inclined, and we’d love it if you were to share the above […]

Ronin Roundtable: Examining Specializations

As I am working to finish the Specializations chapter for the upcoming Fantasy AGE Companion, I wanted to take a bit of time to talk about specializations.  Namely I wanted to take a look at how specializations are generally built and why they are built that way. First and foremost it’s important to realize that […]

Critical Role Release Plan

Critical Role fans, you have questions about the release of the Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting book. So many questions! Rather than answer hundreds of tweets individually, I’m just going to lay out exactly what is going to happen with the book and when. Gather your party, because we are venturing forth! The Basics: Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign […]

Ronin Roundtable: Rhydan of Unusual Size

  After some shipping snafus, the Blue Rose Romantic Fantasy Roleplaying game has made its way into the hands of Kickstarter backers and will likewise be finding its way to a game store near you (especially if you ask your friendly local game store to stock it…). One element of the Blue Rose setting that differs […]

Pre-Orders Closing Soon

We have several products pre-ordering currently, but time is running out! Through the end of May, 2017, when you pre-order the print version of Blue Rose: The AGE RPG of Romantic Fantasy, Blue Rose Narrator’s Kit, and the Freeport Bestiary (which is for the Pathfinder RPG) through our Green Ronin Online Store, we’ll offer you the PDF […]

Ronin Roundtable: New Paths in Freeport!

  Adding New Paths to Freeport Freeport: The City of Adventure updated the Freeport setting to the full set of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game rules… as they existed at the time. Since we published the massive 544 page ultimate urban fantasy setting and sourcebook in early 2015, new hardbacks have been published for Pathfinder. Most notably […]

Freeport Bestiary PDF Preview

The Freeport Bestiary is almost here! To celebrate, we have uploaded a PDF preview from the book showing off the deadwood tree. These hateful, unliving monstrosities were created in the fall of Valossa, and seek to destroy all life that they encounter. There’s just one more week to pre-order the Freeport Bestiary for the Pathfinder RPG, and get the PDF version for […]

Ronin Roundtable – Sentinels of Earth-Prime: The Big Picture

We’ve got one day left on our Sentinels of Earth-Prime Kickstarter. If you haven’t backed it yet, head over to Kickstarter and check it out. It’s a cooperative card game that takes place in the core setting of our Mutants & Masterminds RPG and uses the excellent Sentinels of the Multiverse rules by Greater Than […]

Ronin Roundtable: Critical Role – Vestiges of Divergence

As we’re closing in on the finish line for Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting, I’m putting the finishing touches on the chapter that deals with the heroes of the land. Part and parcel of that hero experience is, of course, magic items, and Tal’Dorei has some very cool things to offer, in the form of Vestiges […]

Add-On Decks for Sentinels of Earth-Prime!

As promised we’ve unveiled the add-ons for Sentinels of Earth-Prime today! The info is on the Kickstarter page but I’ll repeat it here for the sake of convenience. We’ve got four additional decks for Sentinels of Earth-Prime: two heroes, one villain, and one environment. You can get them by simply increasing your pledge. They are […]

Star Raiders

The Star Raiders: New Mutants & Masterminds PDF

We have a new Mutants & Masterminds PDF for you today. Presenting … the Star Raiders! In a galaxy in upheaval, heroes are found in unlikely places. That’s certainly the case for the crew of the Marauder, who have become known—and wanted—in the Stellar Imperium and the Grue Unity for their involvement in recent events. […]

Ronin Roundtable: Small Shows

I don’t write up a lot of blogs here for Green Ronin. Mostly, everyone sees my pushes for GMs for Gen Con and an occasional posting for other folks. I’m taking on the duties this week for the Ronin Round Table and I’m super stoked to talk about fan-run conventions and smaller events. We receive […]

Press Release: Green Ronin to Publish Lazarus RPG Book

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREEN RONIN TO PUBLISH LAZARUS RPG BOOK World of Lazarus Brings Greg Rucka’s Comic to Roleplaying Games May 1, 2017—SEATTLE, WA: Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Greg Rucka to adapt his critically-acclaimed Lazarus series from Image Comics as a setting for its forthcoming Modern […]

Now On Kickstarter: Sentinels of Earth-Prime

In case you missed it on social media, our Sentinels of Earth-Prime cooperative card game Kickstarter campaign is funded and has vanquished several stretch goals with the able assistance of its many stalwart backers! We are closing in on another stretch goal, and would love your assistance as a backer and promoter. Back it today, and […]

Ronin Roundtable: Freedom City, Then and Now

The worlds we create certainly can take on a life of their own. That has been my experience with Freedom City, the central starting point for the Earth-Prime setting for Mutants & Masterminds, now the focus of two major forthcoming projects that reflect the history of the setting and its future. Sentinels of Earth-Prime Over […]

Talent Search Submissions are open!

Well, folks, it’s the big day. Thank you all for understanding when we pushed the launch date for the Lost Citadel Talent Search by a day in order to let the Sentinels of Earth Prime Kickstarter have a little time to have its own launch all to itself. Here’s where we get to the nuts […]

Today: Kickstarter Launch! Tomorrow: Talent Search Rules!

Today we launched the Sentinels of Earth-Prime Kickstarter and it’s going great! As I write this, we are already over 75% funded and it looks like we’ll hit our basic funding goal on day 1. Amazing! Sentinels of Earth-Prime is a cooperative comic book card game that takes the setting of our Mutants & Masterminds […]

Press Release: Green Ronin Publishing to Launch Fiction Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GREEN RONIN PUBLISHING TO LAUNCH FICTION LINE Plans to release tie-in fiction in print and electronic formats   Seattle, WA (04/12/17): Green Ronin Publishing, best known as a publisher of award-winning tabletop roleplaying products such as Mutants & Masterminds and the Freeport fantasy setting, is pleased to announce the launch of […]

Tales of the Lost Citadel

Talent Search Announcement!

Last week as part of my Ronin Roundtable I alluded to some announcements and opportunities at Green Ronin that hadn’t been revealed. Earlier today, Chris gave some more details about the Sentinels of Earth Prime project that we’re sending to Kickstarter in a couple of weeks. Now it’s my turn to announce another aspect of […]

Sentinels of Earth-Prime, coming to Kickstarter, April 2017

Ronin Roundtable: Sentinels of Earth-Prime Card Game Coming to Kickstarter This Month!

Mutants & Masterminds is Green Ronin’s longest running RPG, first debuting in 2002 and receiving continual support ever since. The game’s very first supplement, Freedom City, introduced a world that we’ve continued to expand upon over the years in ways big and small. This culminated in January with the release of the Atlas of Earth-Prime, […]

Ronin Roundtable: Musings on Women, Games, and the Tabletop Industry

About a month ago I attended the DICE Summit in Las Vegas. The DICE Summit isn’t normally part of my convention rotation but I was invited to sit on a panel about what electronic games can learn from tabletop gaming and that topic is decidedly in my wheelhouse. The panel was moderated by Randy Pitchford […]

Advanced Bestiary for the Pathfinder RPG

Justice For All Sale

As part of our ongoing Charitable Giving Initiative, through the end of March, 2017, you can partake of our Justice For All Sale in our Green Ronin Online Store. Both the print and PDF version of the Advanced Bestiary for the Pathfinder RPG are on sale, with $10 of each one sold going to the National […]

Ronin Roundtable: It’s a Team Effort

We are a very tiny team here at Mutants & Masterminds, and can only protect so much of the city on our own. But many tiny teams make for a mighty league. Thankfully, Green Ronin does not stand alone on the field of superhero gaming. We’re backed by some of the coolest and most creative […]

Ronin Roundtable: Critical Role

“Its already been such a ride. When I began our little home game nearly over 4 years ago, I never expected to be inspired enough to create a whole continent. When the fine folks at Green Ronin approached me last year about fleshing it out and putting it all down in a book, I was […]

You Am Ork! Again!

One of the neat things about being developer at large at Green Ronin is that I get a taste of nearly everything. And lo, I have sampled many hyper-palatable game treats, full of the salt, sweetness and fat of . . . okay. Metaphor’s been stretched too far. Besides, maybe that doesn’t fit with the […]

Ronin Roundtable: Wim (Fantasy AGE iconics 2)

Hey Fantasy AGE fans, Jack again. Some time ago we introduced you to Aza, our iconic warrior as featured on various images and in our warrior entry in the Fantasy AGE Core Rulebook. This time we’re turning to the mystical side of things and taking a look at Wim, our mage.   Meet Wim Pale-skinned, […]

Using the Freeport Bestiary

With the pre-order of the Freeport Bestiary opening up, I thought it would be worth taking a moment to discuss how to get the most value out of the book. Of course if you are running a Freeport game this is easy – grab monsters as appropriate. We build the book to make that easy! […]

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Ancient Shadows (PDF)

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Ancient Shadows (PDF)

We’ve got a new Fantasy AGE Encounter for you today, for just $2.95! Ancient Shadows: The village of Crows Crossing lies near a site of ancient ruins and standing stones. Someone has explored where they should not have, and the heroes must decide what to do, lest something terrible be unleashed upon the world. Ancient Shadows […]

Freeport Bestiary for Pathfinder: Pre-Order and PDF

The pre-order window for the Freeport Bestiary for the Pathfinder RPG is now open! The world of Freeport is a perilous one, as any swab can attest. Sailors face monsters like ocean wyrms and sail dragons, explorers must deal with ghost eaters and harpoon crabs, and city dwellers may be surprised by burnlings and flayed men. […]

Sentinels of Earth-Prime, coming to Kickstarter, April 2017

Press Release: Green Ronin and Greater Than Games Team Up For Sentinels of Earth-Prime

  GREEN RONIN AND GREATER THAN GAMES TEAM UP FOR SENTINELS OF EARTH-PRIME New Card Game to Bring Together Mutants & Masterminds and Sentinels of the Multiverse February 14, 2017—SEATTLE, WA: Green Ronin Publishing and Greater Than Games announced today that they would be working together to create Sentinels of Earth-Prime, a new version of […]

New Character Options in Valkana (pt 1)

The forthcoming Titansgrave: World of Valkana setting book has lots and lots of the sort of setting detail one expects from an expansive world book. Details on settlements, geography, culture, and history all about, sprinkled liberally with inspiration for years worth of gaming in this world.   But one of the challenges of any good […]

Cosmic Handbook

Cosmic Science Sale and Charitable Giving Initiative

Green Ronin has done a good amount of charitable giving over the years. This has generally been on an ad hoc basis though, with us either reacting to disasters like the earthquake in Haiti or taking opportunities that came our way, like the Worldbuilders fundraising event at Emerald City Comic Con last year. Things feel […]

Out of Context

If you’re familiar with Green Ronin’s Blue Rose Romantic Fantasy Roleplaying at all (and, if you’re not, you should visit its page on our site) you know the game features strong themes of inclusion, both from a design perspective and in terms of the culture and history of Aldis, the primary civilization of the setting, […]

Begin at the Beginning

Every hero needs an exciting origin story. They also need an antagonist that holds a dark mirror up to their defining qualities, to better highlight the heroic nature of their choices and sacrifices, but one step at a time. Origin stories define a hero’s abilities, challenges, and boundaries, and just like a superhero, every gamer […]

Press Release: Green Ronin To Publish Lost Citadel Roleplaying Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GREEN RONIN TO PUBLISH LOST CITADEL ROLEPLAYING GAME COMPANY ACQUIRES EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS, WILL BEGIN WITH 5E ADAPTATION   SEATTLE, WA (01/24/17): Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement to release a tabletop roleplaying game sourcebook based on The Lost Citadel, a transmedia shared world. The dark […]