Posted by Rampant Coyote on January 17, 2017
Maybe the I’m the only one around these parts that might be interested in this. I’m posting it anyway, just ‘cuz… Pulp! RPGs! In a bundle! Sadly this isn’t a PC RPG Bundle*. But if you are a dice and paper gamer, this is something pretty cool nonetheless! Four dice & paper RPGs (PDF versions) based on pulp-era fiction! Two-fisted heroes, femme fatales, gumshoe detectives, rocket ships, robots, and stuff like that.
It sounds fun. I have these, but I haven’t played them. I’m too busy playing Pathfinder every weekend! But I’ll have to carve out an opportunity some three-day weekend or something.
This bundle includes:
Two-Fisted Tales RPG (Revised) – inspired by pulp adventure stories.
Exiled in Eris – Inspired by pulp science fiction and fantasy: Planetary romance, sword & sorcery, and the wild west.
Bloodshadows: Fantasy-Noir RPG (Third Edition) – Pulp Adventures meets dark fantasy and noir. Spellslinging detectives!
Mean Streets RPG (Expanded Edition) – inspired by 1940s-era film noir.
If you are interested, the bundle is available at DriveThruRPG:
If you are only interested in one or two, the bundle listing has links to the individual games. It’s not a huge bundle discount, but it’s something.
(* The closest CRPGs inspired by pulps that I can think might be anything Conan or Cthulhu – although those may borrow the names and creatures, but might not have the feel of the pulps that they are based on. Also, there are the two spin-off Ultima adventures available on GOG.COM – for free! – Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire, and Ultima Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams).
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