Ronin Roundtable: New Year’s Message 2017

New Year’s Message 2017 Welcome to the new year, my friends and fellow gamers! Here at Green Ronin we have been rousing ourselves from our holiday torpor and getting ramped up for 2017. As long time fans know, I traditionally write a message in January to discuss what we have coming up in the new […]

Happy Holidays from Green Ronin

Green Ronin Publishing is officially closed for the holidays, from Thursday, December 22nd until Monday, January 2nd. While 2016 has been a difficult year for many, including members of our team, we wish everyone a joyous holiday season and a safe, happy, and prosperous New Year.

Ronin Round Table: Breaking into the Game Industry

In 1982 I was given a subscription to Dragon Magazine as a gift. I had started playing Dungeons & Dragons a few years earlier when I was 10 years old and it was my favorite game. Getting a new issue of Dragon every month was a huge treat for me because I didn’t have much […]

Return to Freeport, Part Three: Storming the Razor Caves

Return to Freeport, Part Three: Storming the Razor Caves (Pathfinder Adventure PDF)

Freeport and Pathfinder fans, today we present Part Three of Return to Freeport, Storming the Razor Caves. 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 […]

Ronin Round Table: Not Another RetCon

Last week’s Ronin Round Table brought tears to a lot of eyes, and not without good reason. Jon Leitheusser has been the developer for Mutants & Masterminds even longer than Steve Kenson. He was the motivating force behind the DC Adventure Roleplaying Game (now available at a great savings as part of our holiday sale!) […]

Atlas of Earth-Prime (Pre-Order)

Atlas of Earth-Prime Pre-Order and PDF

We are pleased to announce that pre-ordering is now active for Atlas of Earth-Prime. As usual, when you pre-order the physical book through our Green Ronin Online Store, you’ll be offered the PDF version for just $5 when you check out. You can get the same deal from participating Green Ronin Pre-Order Plus retailers! If […]

Ronin Round Table: Good-bye, Green Ronin

Don’t worry, Green Ronin isn’t going anywhere—but I am. The beginning of December marks the end of my time as the Mutants & Masterminds Line Developer and the beginning of a new chapter in my life. This hasn’t been an easy decision, but it’s definitely a necessary one. The reasons are many, but the two […]

Rogues Gallery: Nightmare Child (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Nightmare Child (PDF)

This week we wrap up our Rogues Gallery PDF series for Mutants & Masterminds. Look for more about a Rogues Gallery compilation in an upcoming Ronin Round Table. Nightmare Child A string of mysterious murders in Freedom City, and the police have no suspects, and no evidence, apart from the broken and discarded children’s toys left […]

Ronin Round Table: Blue Rose Draws the Six of Swords

The much-anticipated new edition of Blue Rose Romantic Fantasy Roleplaying is wrapping up in production, soon to go off to print, with the final PDF edition released to Kickstarter backers, and then available with pre-orders of the book. On the design and development side, we’ve moved well past the core book for the game and […]

Green Ronin 2016 Holiday Sale

In an effort to inject some good cheer into the tail end of what’s been a difficult year for most of us at Green Ronin, we have placed a nice selection of terrific gaming products on sale until next year. Whether you like Pathfinder, Mutants & Masterminds, casual games, sword & sorcery movies, or DC […]

Ronin Round Table: Monsters in Freeport, pt II

In the second part of this article, we look at the remaining monster types within the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and where they fit into the dynamic Freeport setting. Find the first part of this article here: Monsters in Freeport, pt I. One of the things players and GMs alike love about Freeport is its blend […]

Pathfinder Humble Bundle and Sale!

Hot on the heels of a very successful literary Humble RPG Book Bundle, in which a whole lot of charitable folks got a whole lot of awesome eBooks for great prices while supporting a great cause, we have two more books in another such bundle. Our pals at Frog God Games and Kobold Press have […]

Red-Teeth Sven

Rogues Gallery: Red-Teeth Sven (PDF)

Here’s a new Rogues Gallery PDF for Mutants & Masterminds. Red-Teeth Sven Professor Alvin Dahl became a noted archaeologist and scholar, despite a life-changing childhood injury and his own family treating him as an outsider. Further attacked by his own flesh and blood, Alvin found vengeance the only way he could—through the spirit of an ancient […]

Ronin Round Table: Monsters in Freeport, pt I

One of the things players and GMs alike love about Freeport is its blend of fantasy genres and flavors. It’s a pirate city, but it’s also the site of an ancient serpent people empire, a location for cultists of mad gods, an escape from a continent that waged a war with a series of necromantic […]

Lemlee

Ronin Round Table: Cybernetics in Valkana

While working on the outline for Titansgrave: World of Valkana, I’d finally hammered down (with an incredible degree of aid from Ryan Wheaton) the various political structures, historical weirdnesses, and generally rich tapestry of the setting’s major landmass. Then, I turned my attention to some of the cool stuff that the PCs can and should […]

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Drive for Justice

Two New PDFs: Rogues Gallery and Fantasy AGE Encounters

Today (along with a new Humble RPG Book Bundle) we are pleased to present two new PDFs–one villain for Mutants & Masterminds and an encounter for the Fantasy AGE RPG. Rogues Gallery: The Dealer Once a small-time crook, the man now known as the Dealer has spent his life bringing misfortune to others to stave […]

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

Humble RPG Book Bundle: Fiction Faves

We’re excited to take part in a new Humble RPG Book Bundle, which just launched today. The Fiction Faves bundle includes multiple titles from our A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying game (the official A Game of Thrones RPG), along with other publishers’ fine literary RPG books from the Atomic Robo, Laundry Files, Mistborn, and Dresden Files product […]

The Oblivion Knight

Rogues Gallery: The Oblivion Knight (PDF)

The Oblivion Knight The Oblivion Knight is a zealous acolyte of Mistress Oblivion, an aspect of Entropy that’s also venerated by Omega and the Annihilists. She plans to remake Earth-Prime into the new Terminus throneworld through mystic corruption and targeted violence, rather than wholesale destruction. Buy The Oblivion Knight Rogues Gallery … villains galore! Each […]

Ronin Roundtable: Aza (Fantasy AGE Iconics 1)

Hey folks, Jack here.  So in coming months we’ll be delving further into various setting elements for Fantasy AGE.  While the game is consciously designed to be used in a variety of fantasy setting and campaigns, we at Green Ronin are working to build and develop our own unique world for the game.  You can […]

The Mesmerist

Rogues Gallery: The Mesmerist (PDF)

The Mesmerist Restless academic James Desmond spent a semester abroad, and stumbled across the long-discredited teachings of Franz Mesmer. Desmond experimented with Mesmer’s techniques, and found that in his hands, they were effective! Using his uncanny power of illusion, he reinvented himself as “The Mesmerist,” a showman capable of seemingly impossible feats and thrills, delivered […]

Ronin Roundtable: M&M Style

Our recent yearly Green Ronin summit covers a lot of ground, including plans for all of the company’s current game-lines moving forward into the coming year. The remainder of 2016 and the start of 2017 are a bit of a turning point for Mutants & Masterminds, reflecting the maturity of the third edition line. In […]

Rogues Gallery: Hocus & Pocus (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Hocus & Pocus (PDF)

Ashley Rahner and Matthew Dickerson found themselves on hard times, and circumstances conspired to lead them to a life of crime. Thanks to their talents as stage magicians, illusionists, and liars, they are particularly well-suited to their new criminal careers. Get Hocus & Pocus today, for just $1.95! Rogues Gallery … villains galore! Each Rogues Gallery […]

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Cavalier Orders of Freeport (PDF)

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Cavalier Orders of Freeport (PDF)

Here’s a new entry in our Short Cuts series of Pathfinder-compatible PDFs. These are tightly-focused PDF products that look at a single topic relevant to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. All Short Cuts are appropriate for use with Freeport: The City of Adventure, but can also be easily used in any Pathfinder RPG-compatible campaign setting. Short Cuts: Cavalier Orders of Freeport is a 6-page pdf that presents five new […]

Ronin Roundtable: Finding a Gaming Group

Greetings! I am Barry Wilson and I’m Green Ronin’s Boatswain of the Booth at Gen Con. I talk to quite a few people who come to our booth at Gen Con. One thing that I’ve heard people say over and over to me is: “I really want to play this game, but I can’t find […]

Now Pre-Ordering: Love 2 Hate Politics

Today we’re pleased to open up pre-ordering for Love 2 Hate Politics, our first Love 2 Hate party card game expansion! When considering the current state of our politics, what can you do but laugh? Love 2 Hate: Politics is here to help! This 108 card expansion adds a slew of new sentence Starter and Finisher cards to the […]

Rogues Gallery: Shatter (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Shatter (PDF)

Michael Schepkin gained fame and fortune as a glass artist, but grew tired of his aging human body. Merging old-world superstition and his own spark of creation, he forged himself a new body of glass and fire. His mind damaged and his identity and celebrity lost, Shatter uses his strange new powers to steal the form […]

Ronin Roundtable: Mutants & Masterminds Actual Play … With Bacon!

Since the release of the new edition of Hero High for Mutants & Masterminds Third Edition, the stalwart gamers of the Bacon Battalion have been playing a teen-hero Mutants & Masterminds game set during the Second World War, under the guidance of Guy Sclanders, who runs the Great GM channel on YouTube. The Actual Play […]

The Sportsman and Princess Poison

Two New PDFs: Rogues Gallery and Pathfinder Short Cut

We’ve got two new PDFs for sale today–one for Mutants & Masterminds and one for Pathfinder/Freeport! Rogues Gallery: Sportsman & Princess Poison The original Sportsman and Princess Poison were villains in the 1970s who saw their villainous careers ending in the ‘80s (before it became dangerous to be a villain) and settled in Emerald City […]

Ronin Roundtable: Heroes of Freeport: Redjak

Heroes of Freeport present the backstory of some of the characters depicted in art (and sometimes text) in Freeport: City of Adventure, and the Return to Freeport adventure path. They serve as examples of the kinds of characters that may be found in the City of Freeport, and be used as inspiration for PCs or […]

Paragon

M&M Bundles of Holding!

We have not one but two Mutants & Masterminds Bundles of Holding on sale right now! The links below will take you to the core bundle and the Power Boost bundle, which includes many M&M supplements from the last couple of years. Mutants & Masterminds 3E Bundle M&M 3E Power Boost Bundle

Ronin Roundtable: GenCon GMing for Green Ronin

If you are a publisher, you of course want people to have the opportunity to play your games at GenCon. You can run demos at your booth but the exhibit hall is no place for long form RPG adventures (it’s super loud and booth space is limited). Those are better handled as scheduled events. Finding […]

Ronin Round Table: Unexpected Heroes

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to run a few games at GenCon. Since I have a novel, Sacred Band, releasing soon, I decided to create a Mutants & Masterminds scenario where the players played the characters who star in that novel. Gimmicky and self-serving, yes, but since creating my protagonists in the Mutants […]

Rogues Gallery: Skyjacker (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Skyjacker (PDF)

The Skyjacker is a thrill seeker and professional risk taker. He wasn’t built for everyday life and at the first opportunity, he stole an experimental aircraft, kidnapped its inventor, and began his career as a buccaneer for hire along with his crew of Sky Pirates! Now, as aerial pirates, he and his crew make their […]

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Thanemages of Freeport (PDF)

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Thanemages of Freeport (PDF)

Today we resume our Short Cuts series of Pathfinder-compatible PDFs. These are tightly-focused PDF products that look at a single topic relevant to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. All Short Cuts are appropriate for use with Freeport: The City of Adventure, but can also be easily used in any Pathfinder RPG-compatible campaign setting. Short Cuts: Thanemages of Freeport is a 7-page pdf that presents a new […]

Rogues Gallery: Esquire (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Esquire (PDF)

It seems as if we got distracted by Gen Con and forgot to let you know that we released a new Rogues Gallery PDF for Mutants & Masterminds back on August 1. (Thank you to everybody who rolled a critical perception check and found Esquire already—we appreciate your support!) Esquire is one of the world’s richest men. […]

Critical Role

Press Release: Geek & Sundry and Green Ronin to Create Critical Role RPG Books

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GEEK & SUNDRY PARTNERS WITH GREEN RONIN TO CREATE RPG BOOKS BASED ON ITS GROUNDBREAKING SHOW – CRITICAL ROLE New Line of Sourcebooks To Be Written By The Show’s Creator and Star Matthew Mercer August 8, 2016—SEATTLE, WA: Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Geek & […]

Ronin Round Table: Do All The GenCon Things!

*Update* See below for updates about booth signings. Yes, folks, hard to believe it is already time for us to all fly to Indy and gather up for the most amazing time for tabletop game playing. And boy, are a bunch of folks gonna be playing our games. We’ve set a GenCon record, for us, […]

Rogues Gallery: Drive By (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Drive By (PDF)

Now available in our Green Ronin Online Store, it’s a new Rogues Gallery PDF for Mutants & Masterminds: Drive By! Drive By, the Unstoppable Assassin specializes in hit-and-run tactics, appearing from nowhere riding his motorcycle, firing off shots at his target, and disappearing again before anyone can react. Where does he come from? How does […]

Fantasy AGE Basic Rulebook (Pre-Order & PDF)

Ronin Round Table: Fantasy AGE Bestiary Table of Comments

Hey folks, Jack here. Today I wanted to talk a bit about our recently released Fantasy AGE Bestiary, which is currently available in PDF from our store and DriveThruRPG. In particular I want to talk about what monsters, creatures, and adversaries are found in the book and why they were chosen. I don’t want to […]

Gatorkin

Fantasy AGE Bestiary: Pre-Order, PDF, and Preview

We are pleased to open up pre-ordering for the Fantasy AGE Bestiary. As with all our Green Ronin Pre-Order Plus products, when you pre-order the print book through our Green Ronin Online Store or through a participating Pre-Order Plus retailer, you’ll be able to get the PDF for just $5. Fantasy AGE Bestiary: What does every […]

Return to Freeport Part Two: The Abyssinial Chain (PDF)

Return to Freeport, Part Two: The Abyssinial Chain (Pathfinder Adventure PDF)

Freeport and Pathfinder fans, it’s time for the second part of Return to Freeport, The Abyssinial Chain.  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! […]

Ronin Round Table: The Price of Success

“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.” — Cersei Lannister Spoiler Warning: This article references material from Season 6 of Game of Thrones and contains spoilers for viewers who have not watched through at least the fifth episode of the sixth season of the show. Fans of A Song of […]

Ronin Round Table: How to Get the Most Out of Hero High by Catalyst

Hi, I’m Reena Sarin, but in my superheroic identity I go by the name Catalyst! I’m probably the coolest member of the Next-Gen with my tech skills, innate mutie powers, and home-made control rod. I’m like the poster child for girls in STEM! (That’s science, technology, engineering, and math, in case you weren’t aware.) Anyway, […]

Rogues Gallery: Spectrum (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Spectrum

We have a new Rogues Gallery issue this week: Spectrum! The son of the Silver Age villainess known as the Color Queen, Spectrum is a self-righteous art critic turned super villain thanks to his mother’s exposure to the alien artifact she wielded for years. Now Spectrum tries to raise the public’s attitudes toward art—or at […]

Ronin Round Table: Heroes of Freeport: Tovarik Gertensen

Heroes of Freeport present the backstory of some of the characters depicted in art (and sometimes text) in Freeport: City of Adventure, and the Return to Freeport adventure path. They serve as examples of the kinds of characters that may be found in the City of Freeport, and be used as inspiration for PCs or […]

Dragon Age GM's Kit, Revised (Pre-Order)

Errata: Dragon Age GM’s Screen

We messed up. When we made the Dragon Age GM’s Kit, Revised Edition, we inadvertently printed the screen with the spellcasting block from the Fantasy AGE GM’s Screen, which we created at the same time. Please accept our apologies. We have created a PDF of the corrected spellcasting block, which you can print on a sticker and […]

Rogues Gallery: Explodo the Great

Rogues Gallery: Explodo the Great, Master of Blowing Things Up

Extroverted, egotistical, reckless, and interested in having a good time, Explodo the Great is a villain because he can be! He steals because it’s easy, blows things up because it looks cool, and terrorizes the population to show off. He typically warns people when the explosions are about to start, so it’s hardly his fault […]

Ronin Roundtable: Dragonpowder in SIFRP

Disclaimer: This article discusses the concept of gunpowder in the setting of A Song of Ice and Fire, for the sole application of the roleplaying game A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying. To be clear, the existence of gunpowder is wholly non-canon for the book series, and this article is written from a great […]

Dragon's Hoard

Now Pre-Ordering: Dragon’s Hoard

You can now pre-order Dragon’s Hoard, an epic adventure for A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying (the Game of Thrones RPG)! When you pre-order the hardback book in our Green Ronin Online Store, you’ll be offered the PDF for just $5 at checkout! If you pre-order through your local retailer, make sure they know about our […]

Ronin Round Table: Blue Rose Development

Welcome! No, we haven’t accidentally reposted a previous Ronin Roundtable. This week we return to the development of the new edition of Blue Rose Romantic Fantasy Roleplaying for the AGE (Adventure Game Engine) System rules, following our successful Kickstarter for the game. Blue Rose is through editing and now in production and layout, with Production […]

Green Ronin Gamer Badge

Green Ronin Gamer Badges!

We are big fans of unlocking achievements here at Green Ronin, so naturally when our pals at JBM Press launched their Kickstarter campaign for Gamer Badges, we were excited! Now, we are part of the fun, too, with Green Ronin Gamer Badges! There are only a few days left in their campaign, so now’s the […]

Syrinscape SoundSet: Space Fight

Syrinscape SoundSets for Mutants & Masterminds

Today we are pleased to announce, in conjunction with Syrinscape, two custom superhero SoundSets for Mutants & Masterminds, Space Fight and Freedom City 2525. These SoundSets feature music and sound effects tailored to Mutants & Masterminds play. With the whoosh of passing hover cards, the whine of passing emergency vehicle sirens, the beeps and buzzes […]

Rogues Gallery: Apocalypsette (PDF)

Two New M&M PDFs: Antarctica and Apocalypsette

Today we present two new Mutants & Masterminds PDFs, one from our Atlas of Earth-Prime series, and the other from our Rogues Gallery series. Atlas of Earth-Prime: Antarctica One of the final frontiers on Earth, the continent of Antarctica is a frozen no-man’s man, not claimed by any one nation, but under international management and […]

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Menace from the Mines (PDF)

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Menace from the Mines

Today we present the second installment of Fantasy AGE Encounters, our monthly series of PDFs for the Fantasy AGE RPG. Fantasy AGE Encounters are short “side quests” that can be used as-is or expanded into longer adventures. Menace from the Mines: Traveling through a mountainous region, our heroes seek shelter from a storm in a seemingly-abandoned mining town. But something […]

Ronin Round Table: Share Your Enthusiasm

One of the best things about working in a creative field is getting to see how others interact with the thing you’ve put out there. When I first started working in the game industry we often didn’t know how things were being received in the wider world unless a letter came by postal mail from […]

Funded!

Our current Kickstarter campaign, The Book of the Righteous for Fifth Edition, is now funded! Next up, stretch goals—just three days to go! Stretch Goals Our stretch goals for this project are about making the final book bigger and better. Basically, the more money the campaign raises, the more value you get in the finished […]

Rogues Gallery: Freestyle (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Freestyle (PDF)

When you grow up in wealth and luxury, you’re loath to let it go—especially when all that money is embezzled by company executives. Young Aaliyah Travers and her father were close to losing the company he’d built from nothing until Aaliyah suggested using it to provide tech support and repair to villains who needed it. […]

Ronin Round Table: GenCon 2016 Roleplaying Games!

  As I’m sure most folks know, the events registration for GenCon 2016 went live on Sunday. As an aid to everyone who is interested in playing some of their favorite Green Ronin Publishing roleplaying games at GenCon—or trying out one they’ve never played before—we thought we’d compile a handy list of links to those […]

Cinema and Sorcery

Press Release: Green Ronin to Release Cinema & Sorcery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREEN RONIN TO RELEASE CINEMA & SORCERY The Comprehensive Guide to Fantasy Film in Stores This June May 9, 2016–SEATTLE, WA: Green Ronin Publishing announced today that Cinema & Sorcery: The Comprehensive Guide to Fantasy Film is at print and will be in stores in June. The book, by authors Arnold T. […]

Ronin Round Table: Share Your Enthusiasm

People often talk about how important “word of mouth” is. About how important it is to get people who like something to talk about that product or service, because it can have such a huge impact on others who are interested, but haven’t made up their minds yet. That’s where you come in! In the […]

Aaron Loeb

Book of the Righteous Interview: Aaron Loeb

On Monday I interviewed Robert J. Schwalb (you can read that here, or here, if you missed it). Today I’ve got an interview with the man himself, The Book of the Righteous author Aaron Loeb! He is in China on a business trip but still found time to answer my questions. Thanks, Aaron! Q: About […]

Robert J. Schwalb

Book of the Righteous Interview: Robert J. Schwalb

Reposting from yesterday’s Kickstarter update, here’s an interview Chris did with Book of the Righteous developer Rob Schwalb: Today I’ve got something fun for you: an interview I conducted with Robert J. Schwalb. Thanks to Rob for taking time out of his weekend to answer my questions. Q: You’ll be developing the new edition of […]

Chronicle System: Spark to Powder (PDF)

Chronicle System PDF: Spark to Powder

Now available in our Green Ronin Online store is Spark to Powder, a new PDF release for the Chronicle System. Spark to Powder moves the Chronicle System’s technological “slider” a little bit further up the timeline, to what might be termed the Gunpowder Age. This PDF book presents equipment and Benefits that reflect the advent of gunpowder […]

Return to Freeport, Part One: The Curse of the Brine Witch

Return to Freeport, Part One: The Curse of the Brine Witch (Pathfinder Adventure PDF)

In other Freeport news, today we present Return to Freeport, Part One: The Curse of the Brine Witch.  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 […]

Ronin Round Table: Heroes of Freeport: Janica Flamefist

Heroes of Freeport present the backstory of some of the characters depicted in art (and sometimes text) in Freeport: City of Adventure, and the Return to Freeport adventure path. They serve as examples of the kinds of characters that may be found in the City of Freeport, and be used as inspiration for PCs or […]

Now Kickstarting: The Book of the Righteous for Fifth Edition

  In case you missed it, we have a new Kickstarter campaign going! We teamed up with Wizards of the Coast to bring you Out of the Abyss and the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide. Now Green Ronin wants to bring you a divine sourcebook for Fifth Edition like no other. “As the editor and developer […]

Titansgrave: The Hermit's Road (Fantasy AGE PDF)

Titansgrave: The Hermit’s Road (Fantasy AGE PDF)

Just in time for International Tabletop Day, we have a brand-new Titansgrave adventure, The Hermit’s Road! The Player Characters  are sent to investigate the existence of purported pre-Cataclysm ruins on the outskirts of the City-State of Karros. Here they discover more than they bargained for, as the ruins hide a secret more valuable than gold or […]

Ronin Round Table: This is What It Sounds Like

I hated writing this week’s Ronin Round Table. However, I kind of felt I had to. See, awhile back I paid tribute to the late great David Bowie by suggesting ways to draw inspiration from the musician’s songs for rpg plots, campaigns, adventures, and stories. My reasoning for doing this was, I believe, sound. The […]

Ronin Roundtable: Useful Resources for A Song of Ice & Fire

Running a campaign of A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying can be quite involved. As the Narrator, you have to breathe life into the setting with interesting Narrator Characters, keep the plot moving forward (with or without the player characters!), evolve the storyline to respond to the players actions, and on and on. It’s […]

Atlas of Earth-Prime: Sub-Terra (PDF)

Atlas of Earth-Prime: Sub-Terra (PDF)

The penultimate Atlas of Earth-Prime entry is here! Learn about Sub-Terra and the strange creatures that inhabit Earth-Prime’s “underdark!” From the surface…to the center of the Earth! The realm of Sub-Terra appears to lie deep beneath the Earth’s surface, and at least part of it does, but its twisting tunnels and vast caverns connect to […]

Dragon Age Core Rules Cover Mockup

Back in Stock: Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook

The Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook, hardback version, is back in print and available through game and book stores everywhere, and in our Green Ronin Online Store. Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook

SIFRP Narrator's Kit, Revised Edition

SIFRP Narrator’s Kit, Revised Edition

We have completely revised the Narrator’s Kit for A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, and it’s available now! A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying Narrator’s Kit, Revised Edition Author: Steve Kenson Cover Artist: Helge Balzer Format: 3-panel hardback screen with poster map, reference cards, and 16-page booklet As a narrator you have your hands full […]

Chakram (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Chakram (PDF)

A talented stuntwoman tried to stand in the way of a villain and was casually tossed aside, ending her career. However, the experience triggered latent powers–powers she now uses as a villain-for-hire. Unlike villains motivated by greed or insanity, Chakram is a pro and has earned the respect of the people she works for. Get […]

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Children's Crusade (PDF)

Fantasy AGE Encounters: Children’s Crusade (PDF)

We are pleased to present the first entry in a new series of monthly PDFs for the Fantasy AGE RPG. Fantasy AGE Encounters are short “side quests” that can be used as is or expanded into longer adventures. In Children’s Crusade, our heroes come across a group of children beset by bandits. But bandits turn out to be […]

[Updated] Ronin Roundtable: Now Kickstarting! Book of the Righteous for D&D 5E

UPDATE: The Book of the Righteous Kickstarter campaign is now live, so please check it out, and give us whatever support you can. Thank you! As fans of Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition no doubt know, Green Ronin worked with Wizards of the Coast last year to create two books for the official game line: […]

Cinema and Sorcery

Pre-Order and Download: Cinema and Sorcery

Cinema and Sorcery: A Comprehensive Guide to Fantasy Film is now available for pre-order, or as a multi-format eBook. From the dawn of feature films, fans—be they artists, gamers, visionaries, writers, or dreamers—have drawn inspiration from the big screen. Now, between the covers of Cinema & Sorcery, embark on a decades-long journey through time from the earliest days of sword […]

M&M Rogues Gallery: Cheat Code

New PDFs: Short Cuts, Atlas of Earth-Prime, Rogues Gallery

This week features three new additions to our ongoing PDF series. For Pathfinder Short Cuts, we have Fifty Campaign Themes. This is a 10-page PDF offering suggestions and guidance from Owen K.C. Stephens with themes new Pathfinder-compatible campaigns can be built around. Do you want to send the PCs on a voyage of exploration? Turn them into […]

Nicole Lindroos

Ronin Round Table: People in Gaming

I have been in the tabletop game business since 1989. In that time I have seen a lot of changes to the way business is conducted and who is conducting it. I can’t count the number of “Women in Gaming” panels I have been invited to speak on over the years. Recently, I was in […]

Ronin Round Table: Conversion Experience

Part of the experience of creating the forthcoming new edition of Blue Rose, following our successful Kickstarter, is the process of taking the original rules of the game, which were the first iteration of what became the True20 System and converting them over to the Fantasy AGE System. Game system certainly does matter when it […]

Rogues Gallery: Newt (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: Newt (PDF)

Today we have a new Rogues Gallery issue for Mutants & Masterminds! What do you do if your only superpower is to leap long distances? If you’re Newt, you become a second-story thief and use the money you make to buy you a high-tech suit to make you an even better second-story thief! Newt may […]

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Inquisitor Spells of Freeport (PDF)

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Inquisitor Spells of Freeport (PDF)

Today we present the second installment of our Short Cuts PDF series. These are tightly-focused PDF products that look at a single topic relevant to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. All Short Cuts are appropriate for use with Freeport: The City of Adventure, but can also be easily used in any Pathfinder RPG-compatible campaign setting. Inquisitor Spells of Freeport is a seven-page, full-color PDF featuring several new spells by Owen KC […]

Ronin Round Table: Hero High Introduction

Welcome! In this week’s Ronin Round Table, we’re showing off the cover to the revised and updated edition of Hero High for Mutants & Masterminds 3rd Edition! Plus introducing you to the heroes in the latest lineup of the Next-Gen! We’ll cut right to important stuff and show off the cover first! This is the […]

Short Cuts: Magic Firearms of Freeport for the Pathfinder RPG

Pathfinder Short Cuts: Magic Firearms of Freeport (PDF)

We are pleased to present the first installment of a new PDF series, Short Cuts. These are tightly-focused PDF products that look at a single topic relevant to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. All Short Cuts are appropriate for use with Freeport: The City of Adventure, but can also be easily used in any Pathfinder RPG-compatible campaign setting. Magic Firearms of Freeport is a six-page, […]

Ronin Round Table: Freeport Creature Encounters

A lot of GMs drawn to Freeport: City of Adventure are relatively new to the Pathfinder RPG, and many who aren’t new to Pathfinder are new to running adventures in a city focused on pirates and cults to elder horrors and serpentfolk. A great deal of advice for both groups is available, much of it in Freeport: City […]

Atlas of Earth-Prime: Australasia (PDF)

Today the Atlas of Earth-Prime goes down under, to the continent of Australia and the islands and oceans in the Pacific. Written by native Australian Darren Bulmer, this Atlas entry offers an overview of Australia, then introduces us to Federal City and the hidden super-advanced civilization of Warrangina and its hero/leader Wandjina. Also included are […]

Rogues Gallery: Loma Slife (PDF)

Today we have a new Rogues Gallery issue for Mutants & Masterminds! Intergalactic bounty hunter and all-around troublemaker, Loma Slife stirs things up wherever and whenever she shows up. She’s violent, prideful, and loves to find and claim new technology—especially weapons—to use when hunting down whoever (or whatever) she’s been hired to bring in! Get […]

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Ronin Round Table: Powers AGE

By guest blogger Brian Poel Over a holiday drink, I was talking with the good folks at Green Ronin about my recent escapades in hacking the Fantasy AGE system into a modern-day superpowers game. Nicole asked me if I’d like to do a write-up for the web site outlining some of my changes. Of course I would!

Ronin Round Table: What is Best in Life?

By Guest Bloggers Arnold T. Blumberg & Scott Alan Woodard It all started at the horror store Dark Delicacies in Burbank, California back around 2011 or so. Arnold T. Blumberg (The “Doctor of the Dead”) was doing a signing for his guide book to zombie cinema, Zombiemania, when friend and fellow writer Scott Alan Woodard […]

Rogues Gallery: The Amalgam (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: The Amalgam (PDF)

Today we have a new Rogues Gallery issue for Mutants & Masterminds! Long ago, Centurion and the Raven were simultaneously exposed to the Human Duplicator’s Doppelganger-Ray Gun. The result was the super-powerful being known as the Amalgam. With the powers of Centurion and the cunning of the Raven, the Amalgam suffers bouts of dim-witted confusion […]

Rogues Gallery: The Waxman (PDF)

Rogues Gallery: The Waxman (PDF)

Today we have a new Rogues Gallery issue for Mutants & Masterminds! Waxman has the ability to sculpt his own flesh just like he does his beloved wax sculptures! More than that, his touch allows him to sculpt or melt the flesh of anyone he chooses. Now a mad outcast, Waxman preys on the living […]

Ronin Round Table: Generational Games in A Song of Ice & Fire Roleplaying

A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying tends to have a distinct focus on families and legacies. It’s not surprising – the powers of Westeros are its Houses, and while they maintain their hold through economics and military, they establish their alliances and continue their legacies through family. As such, there is a sense of […]

Ronin Round Table: The Art of Art Direction

By Hal Mangold Today’s Ronin Round Table draws back the curtain on some of the behind-the-scenes parts of creating our products. Art is an essential part of the look and feel of most games, and it’s the role of the art director (that’s me) to make sure all that art gets created. To give you […]

Fantasy AGE Game Master's Kit

Fantasy AGE Game Master’s Kit

Today we’re pleased to introduce the latest product for the Fantasy AGE RPG: the Fantasy AGE Game Master’s Kit.  Fantasy AGE Game Master’s Kit Author: Chris Pramas Artist: Brian Hagan Format: 3-panel hardback GM Screen and 5 reference cards The Fantasy AGE Game Master’s Kit is a key accessory for your Adventure Game Engine campaign. […]

Rogues Gallery: Tun (PDF)

M&M GM’s Kit, Revised Edition; Deluxe Hero’s Handbook; Cosmic Handbook; and Rogues Gallery: Tun

We have been out of our Mutants & Masterminds Gamemaster’s Kit for a while, but were recently able to fit a reprint into our schedule. We took this opportunity to upgrade this trendsetting GM’s Screen and accessories while we were at it. Mutants & Masterminds GM’s Kit, Revised Edition Design: Steve Kenson Art: Imaginary Friends Studio Format: 3-panel […]

Rogues Gallery: Apostate (PDF)

Two New PDFs: Apostate and Mountain Terrors

We have two new adversary PDFs for you this week, one Rogues Gallery entry for Mutants & Masterminds, and a compilation of Mountain Terrors for the Chronicle System. Rogues Gallery: Apostate Pushed too far, once-caring Talia Wilson decided the only way to really change the world, to bring about a true revolution, was to become a villain […]

Blue Rose cover by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

Ronin Round Table: Blue Rose Development

Welcome! In this week’s Ronin Round Table, we’re taking a look at the development of the new edition of Blue Rose Fantasy Roleplaying following last year’s successful Kickstarter, along with a preview of some of the ways Blue Rose uses and modifies material from the AGE (Adventure Game Engine) System rules found in Fantasy AGE. Right […]

Ronin Round Table: We Could Be Heroes…

If just for one game. On January 10th, 2016 David Robert Jones, known to the world as David Bowie, passed away after a private and protracted battle with cancer. He was a singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and many many more things and his influence was felt far and wide. He was not, to my knowledge, […]

Atlas of Earth-Prime: Middle East (PDF)

Atlas of Earth-Prime: Middle East (PDF)

Today the Atlas of Earth-Prime visits the Middle East. From Armenia and Azerbaijan to the nations of the western Mediterranean and the Arab Peninsula, the Atlas looks at a region torn by conflict, where heroes are needed. The mysterious Ash’Abah (the Ghost) tries to keep the factions of the Gaza Strip from killing each other, […]

Cosmic Handbook

Ronin Round Table: Where Soars the Cosmic Handbook?

The cosmic gods have answered our prayers! Years of requests via email, the Atomic Think Tank, instant messages, and in-person are just a couple of weeks away from being fulfilled! The newest Mutants & Masterminds title, the long-awaited Cosmic Handbook, is about to make its way to your favorite game store! Right up front, I […]