The Old Ways Must Go This newsletter opens with a bit of disappointment. Our Kickstarter for The Old Ways Must Go didn't quite make it to funding. So, for the time being, we are not printing the cool playmats we were hoping to have. But based on all the feedback
Spooky season is well and upon us and to celebrate we're delighted to announce a smaller scale project that we've put together, now on Kickstarter! The Old Ways Must Go is a collaborative ritual game about deconstructing and reconstructing community rituals. It's a bring-your-own tarot deck (or similar) game, and
"Conversational Shrapnel" is a term my co-designer Samphire uses for the phrases that come up in everyday conversation that get picked out and isolated because they're so catchy. You may recall a similar, older sort of game that went something like this: "_[conversational shrapnel]_ is my _[band name]_ cover band"
Welcome to the very first edition of the Galileo Games Newsletter! It's something we've been thinking about doing for quite a while and we're finally executing on it. Galileo is going through several changes (new newsletter, new website, more to come) and we'd like to have you along for the
What better way to celebrate labor day than with the Bulldogs! of Class-D shipping. These scoundrels are up to their usual mischief and hustle and have put together a coupon for 20% off any purchase on the Galileo web store. But to avoid the notice of those in charge, this
Galileo is changing. Not fundamentally, mind you. We're still bringing great, zany games to you. More like a change of clothes; a glow-up, even. Instead of the frankly terrible website editor included with Square, we're trying out a publishing platform called Ghost that will give us more control over how
It is the sixteenth century. All Japan is at war. Feudal warlords called “big names,” rising from the knight caste, have carved the nation into warring states. Chivalric virtue, Buddhist moderation, friendship, and loyalty fade and fall before the hunger for conquest and glory. The grand prize? None other than
Immerse yourself in the world of Thousand Arrows with this 6-foot long cloth scroll map that brings feudal japan to your play table.
All throughout the Darkest Cosmos, supernatural beings vie for power and dominance. Uncover secret plots and beguiling intrigue. Fight with all of the fabulous powers at your disposal. And find time to rock a new look every weekend at the club. Welcome to Katanas & Trenchcoats, a retromodern roleplaying experience of
The Ministers of Atlantis gather for their annual session. On the agenda: disturbing rumors that the island is sinking. Will the rules of decorum and debate survive this disaster? Can the Ministers come to any sort of agreement regarding what to do? Atlantis Is Sinking is a bureaucratic farce. It
Backstory Cards blend your characters and setting concept into an intriguing set of relationships and history. It’s tailor-made for games where the player-characters already know each other—from fantasy adventurers to star marines, from supernatural beings who share the same city to global-hopping troubleshooters.
Bored with your dead-end job? Tired of your planet-bound life? Is your bland home world too safe for you? Maybe you owe some money to the wrong people, or maybe the gun just somehow went off and now you have an urgent need of a change of scenery. TransGalaxy PanGalactic