RPG Freebies, Bundles, and Gross sales Information (April 16, 2023)

Welcome to the Bundles, Freebies, and Gross sales Information, the weekly column at EN World that helps be sure to don’t miss out on massive tabletop RPG bundles, charity fundraisers, and gross sales from across the web.


Freebies and Pay What You Need

Notice: Whereas “Pay What You Need” downloads can be found without spending a dime, please help the creators if you’re ready!

Catalyst Recreation Labs has opened their Shadowrun property to the group with the Holostreets group content material program this week, and we’ve already acquired a number of choices together with a few PWYW. Beginning off, now we have Black IC Friday: A Thanksgiving-Themed Contract Transient for Shadowrun Anarchy from Austin Beeman. This one-page transient for the rules-lite variant of Shadowrun is all in regards to the megacorp vacation of Black Friday the place employees get a break day…as long as they spend a minimum of 1000¥ on New Thrilling Retail ProductS.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $0.00)

And from Larry Najar, now we have Data Fragment: Manufacturing Plant which is a drop-in location of a fabrication plant with map and descriptions both to base a whole run round or to maintain in reserve for when the runners’ plans get to the bizarre level the place they need to raid a completely totally different location you hadn’t prepped for.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $1.00)

Modiphius launched a brand new journey for the WWII horror sport Achtung! Cthulhu titled Season of the Snake 1: Our Woman of the Everlasting Sapphire. The brokers are tasked with investigating a monastery situated exterior Cairo with a wierd relic linked to a cult dedicated to the Lurker on the Threshold.

We have additionally acquired a brand new 5e zine from EN World columnist M.T. Black, Iskandar Explorers Journal Quantity 1 that includes a tier one journey “The Whispering Sanctum”, two new subclasses (Wind Cleric and Doomstaff Warlock), new treasures, a information to the Iskandar Province, and extra.

For these of a sure age, you’ll keep in mind the bizarre tacky motion films churned out on a budget to fill rental shops that make up the idea of Salient Hurcheon’s Straight to Video. This full guidelines system covers a budget, soiled motion films and mockbuster movies in quite a lot of genres from fantasy to sci-fi to spy thrillers to heists and extra.

Deathtrap Video games launched the family-friendly fantasy RPG Dragonette particularly designed with a math-light guidelines system nice for youngsters. This OSR-inspired sport options guidelines which are quick, foolish, entertaining for youngsters and adults, and doesn’t require any math that wants you to rely over 20.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $1.00)

And one other sport designed for a number of tones, Farsight Video games has West – A Easy Western RPG constructed to emulate the western style from all the pieces from the intense Unforgiven to the over-the-top Younger Weapons to the straight-up comedy Blazing Saddles.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $2.00)

For followers of the fantasy choices for Savage Worlds, Arthur De Martino launched Savage Worlds – Heroic Fantasy Journey Generator. This instrument constructed for Savage Worlds Fantasy Companion and Pathfinder for Savage Worlds can simply be used for any fantasy RPG to rapidly generate a random journey utilizing only a deck of playing cards and the data within the PDF.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $1.00)

Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, now we have a set of elective guidelines with Zakariah’s Expiring Potions. This new guidelines system will assist add some depth by including an expiration system for potions the occasion has stocked up so as to add some incentive to make use of them fairly than simply stockpile dozens of little bottles.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $0.00)

And for extra alternate guidelines, Christos Mouyiannos has a brand new system for fast mass fight guidelines. The principles change the battlefield from a turn-by-turn mess of fight right into a puzzle for the gamers to unravel to symbolize large-scale battles with out dragging down the sport.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $1.00)

There’s a brand new Area of Dread for Ravenloft because of the podcast Fantastic World of Darklords named The Unicorn’s Forest. The king holds no feasts, instructions no armies, and has no court docket…but the folks reside in terror below his rule as a result of he instructions the Pink Bull.

When you’re planning a pirate marketing campaign or count on your occasion to move to the excessive seas for a time, the Encounters at Sea complement from Christopher Hamwell and Angela Spencer will offer you a sturdy basis to assemble and run all kinds of fight and non-combat encounters on the open waters.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $2.00)

And if you need a full journey, the duo additionally has Escape from Kheyus Island Chapter One: Skipjack Down that begins with a storm blowing the first degree occasion off-course and searching for refuge on a mysterious island that doesn’t exist on any maps.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $2.00)

And to make lengthy overland journeys extra attention-grabbing, Zakariah launched Strolling Via the Realms with a 2d6-based minigame to make touring extra partaking and enjoyable.

  • Value: Pay What You Need (Prompt: $0.00)

And for this week’s rapid-fire spherical, we’re beginning off with new races/species for 5e. All of those merchandise are both free or pay what you need with the value in brackets.

  • Eyong-Ho (Owl-like folks) from SlackingSloth ($0.50)
  • Calaha (Mummy) from SlackingSloth ($0.50)
  • Barlat (Bat-faced folks) from SlackingSloth ($0.50)

And we even have a set of lessons. Identical as earlier than, all these merchandise are both free or pay what you need with the value in brackets.


Bundles and Gross sales

Notice: I’ve included finish dates when listed for the next gross sales, however please be warned that these with out revealed finish dates could finish all of the sudden so make sure you plan purchases accordingly.

For many who have been curious in regards to the basic horror RPG Name of Cthulhu however haven’t taken the plunge but, Roll20 has a deal only for you with a free giveaway of the Servants of the Lake module and a reduction on the Name of Cthulhu Starter Set.

  • Value: Free for Doorways to Darkness, $19.99 for the Name of Cthulhu Starter Set (20% off)

And for extra Name of Cthulhu adventures, The Edinburgh Information Bundle includes a complete of 5 linked adventures bouncing between the Twenties and Nineteen Nineties settings all set in or across the Scottish metropolis of Edinburgh.

Amatsu has a bundle of post-apocalyptic maps good in your Fallout, Gamma World, Mutant: Yr Zero, and different video games of city decay and destruction together with maps for a collapsed subway, crashed airplane, deserted cabin, flooded road, wasteland highway, and extra for a complete of over 20 maps.

The Dungeonmasters Guild has the Large Bundle of The whole lot that isn’t mendacity in regards to the title. The bundle options over 20 PDFs with elective guidelines, new monsters, new spells and magic, new magic objects, new organizations, adventures, and much more.


Charity Bundles and Gross sales

Not a lot a product however an occasion, TTRPGifs is working Trans-Con, an internet gaming marathon elevating cash for Trans Lifeline. The reside stream occasion will characteristic a complete of six reside streamed video games on their Twitch channel (linked above) on Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23 together with Critters and Concrete, Slayers, Lesbian Werewolf Crimefighters, a Cypher System sport primarily based on Summer season Wars and Digimon, and Monster Care Squad. Examine the announcement thread on Twitter for full sport data, solid listings, and stream begin occasions.

  • Occasion Date: Friday, April 21, 2023, till Sunday, April 23, 2023
  • Charity: Trans Lifeline fundraiser

Prolific sport designer Owen Okay.C. Stephens went by means of a number of well being scares just lately culminating in a most cancers prognosis, so there are two big bundles elevating cash to assist pay for his medical payments. The primary bundle options over 100 PDFs together with adventures, marketing campaign guides, character choices, fiction, inventory artwork, guidelines expansions, maps, monster books, and much more for programs together with 5e, thirteenth Age, Nightfall Metropolis Outlaws, Eclipse Part 1e, Mutants & Masterminds, Pathfinder 1e and 2e, Savage Worlds, Starfinder, and system-agnostic merchandise from Inexperienced Ronin, Paizo, Legendary Video games, Ceremony Publishing, Scratchpad Studios, Fats Goblin Video games, and extra.

  • Value: $34.95 (95% off)
  • Finish Date: Could 15, 2023
  • Charity: Owen Okay.C. Stephens medical payments (all proceeds)

The second Owen’s Medical Payments Bundle has over 80 PDFs together with adventures, marketing campaign settings, character choices, core rulebooks, gear books, GM instruments, monster books, and extra for ACE – The Awfully Cheerful Engine, Eclipse Part, ICONS, Mutants & Masterminds, Pathfinder 1e and 2e, Shadow of the Demon Lord, Shotguns & Sorcery: The Roleplaying Recreation, Spectaculars, and Starfinder from EN Publishing, Kobold Press, Posthuman Studios, Ceremony Publishing, Schwalb Leisure, Advert Infinitum Adventures, and extra.

  • Value: $34.95 (95% off)
  • Finish Date: Could 15, 2023
  • Charity: Owen Okay.C. Stephens medical payments (all proceeds)

Bundle of Holding has a bundle for Pelgrane Press’s Diana Jones Award successful RPG Hillfolk. The Starter Assortment will get you the Hillfolk core rulebook and 5 collection pitches: Encore, Iron Tsar, Narcocorrido, Sheep’s Clothes, and Terminal X. The Bonus Assortment provides on the sourcebook Blood on the Snow plus seven extra collection pitches: Artwork and Homicide, Campus Desk, Do What Thou Wilt, Honor Amongst Thieves (no relation to the D&D film), Niflgap, No Crowns, and Promised Land.

  • Value: $5.95 (74% off) with variable-cost Stage Up choice
  • Finish Date: April 19, 2023
  • Charity: Direct Aid (10%)

Followers of older editions of d20 video games will likely be within the Mongoose Traditional Play Bundle primarily based on the 3e SRD. Every of the 256-page dietary supplements expands on one facet of gameplay with new choices appropriate for 3.x or Pathfinder video games that may also be simply tailored to different fantasy RPGs. The Traditional Assortment options The Books of Adventuring, Dragons, Encounters, Hell, Immortals, The Planes, The Sea, and Strongholds whereas the Bonus Assortment provides on the Renegade Wizard’s Spellbook, Cleric’s Tome, three Sea of Blood guides, two Infernal Handbooks, and three monster manuals.

  • Value: $9.95 (78% off) with variable-cost Stage Up choice
  • Finish Date: Could 1, 2023
  • Charity: Direct Aid (10%)

There’s additionally a bundle of third-party books for the doom-metal RPG Mörk Borg. The Starter Assortment has the foundations for Cthork Borg plus 5 dietary supplements, the multi-session journey Galenbeck: Sacrifice, Phil Reed’s micro-hexcrawl Curic’s Cursed Chapbook, and the sourcebook Dire Mutterings with an journey, drop-in encounters, new lessons, new guidelines, and extra. The Bonus Assortment provides on three extra sourcebooks, 5 extra Cthork Borg investigations, the journey assortment A Wizard’s Dying Want, and the K9 sourcebook for “the goodest boys within the baddest occasions”, BORK BORG.

  • Value: $14.95 (75% off) with variable-cost Stage Up choice
  • Finish Date: April 24, 2023
  • Charity: Direct Aid (10%)

Independence Video games has the Clement Sector 3E Bundle, an area opera RPG utilizing the Cepheus Engine primarily based on the primary version of Traveller. The starter assortment contains the core rulebook, the Various Roles participant sourcebook with new profession tracks, the setting guide Unmerciful Frontier, and 4 ship guides whereas the Bonus Assortment provides on one sourcebook for starports, three for subsector settings, and 5 for brand new character backgrounds.

  • Value: $17.95 (79% off) with variable-cost Stage Up choice
  • Finish Date: April 17, 2023
  • Charity: Mind Aneurysm Basis (10%)

After all, you’ll want some space-based battlemaps to associate with that new sport or some other sci-fi RPG. This bundle options VTT-ready battlemaps with 5 units on house stations, 4 units on spacecraft, and one set on the Locus Alien Megastructure with the Planetside Assortment including on 9 desert planet map units and 6 extra units that includes the sights of unusual alien worlds. Be warned, they aren’t mendacity after they say “prime quality” maps as the entire bundle measurement is 23 gigabytes!

  • Value: $14.95 (79% off) with variable-cost Stage Up choice
  • Finish Date: April 17, 2023
  • Charity: Direct Aid (10%)

Over on Humble Bundle, Pelgrane Press collected a library of works for his or her fantasy sport with the thirteenth Age RPG Megabundle. The bottom degree options the thirteenth Age Fast Begin Guidelines, a map of the Dragon Empire, and the quick journey Make Your Personal Luck. The mid-tier provides on the Eyes of the Stone Thief journey together with the 5e model plus collections of recent monsters, adventures, characters, and treasure. The highest tier of the bundle is a full assortment of 28 complete merchandise together with the thirteenth Age Roleplaying Recreation core rulebook with a number of extra adventures, two Bestiary books, map folios, new character choices, extra treasure, a soundtrack, and much more.

  • Value: $1/$10/$18 (96% off at prime tier)
  • Finish Date: April 27, 2023
  • Charity: Oceana (user-defined, default 5%)

IDW has a set of its licensed Dungeons & Dragons comedian books and graphic novels. The highest tier contains 29 collections that includes diversifications of the Dragonlance and Drizzt Do’Urden novels together with authentic tales that includes Minsc and Boo from award-winning creators like Jim Zub, John Rogers, Jeff Grubb, Andrea Di Vita, Tess Fowler and fan-favorite D&D creators like Ed Greenwood, R.A. Salvatore, Margaret Weis, and Tracy Hickman.

  • Value: $1/$10/$18 (94% off at prime tier)
  • Finish Date: April 19, 2023
  • Charity: Hasbro Basis (user-defined, default 5%)

The Intro to Digital Tabletop Roleplaying bundle includes a assortment of instruments and property for the One Extra Multiverse digital tabletop. With an aesthetic impressed by retro video video games, One Extra Multiverse units itself aside from different VTT software program that includes greater than 2500 free pixelart property you should use in your sport without spending a dime, whereas this bundle provides yet another choices with a bundle of 25 animated monsters and guidelines and customized property for Blades within the Darkish (together with character creator and portrait generator, Yazeba’s On-line (from the creators of Wanderhome), and the 5e primarily based Humblewood. You’ll be able to take a look at the One Extra Multiverse VTT which lets you make, play, share, and stream without spending a dime at this hyperlink.

  • Value: $1/$25 (70% off at prime tier)
  • Finish Date: April 19, 2023
  • Charity: The Trevor Undertaking (user-defined, default 5%)

3D printer house owners have a goldmine because the Dungeons and Monsters 2 3D Printable Asset Bundle has been prolonged! This bundle options an enormous assortment of ready-to-print information for terrain, dungeon partitions/flooring, monsters, equipment, decorations, PCs/NPCs, full buildings, and much more

  • Value: $1/$10/$25 (98% off at top-tier)
  • Finish Date: April 23, 2023
  • Charity: Direct Aid and Make-a-Want (user-defined, default 5%)

The Warhammer 40,000 Darkish Heresy, Black Campaign, and Solely Warfare bundle is again that includes on the prime tier a complete of 46 titles together with the core rulebooks for all three video games (together with the second version for Darkish Heresy as nicely) plus sourcebooks, adventures, equipment, gameplay aids, and extra.

  • Value $1/$15/$25 (97% off at prime tier)
  • Finish Date: April 13, 2023
  • Charity: Kids’s Well being Eire (user-defined, default 5%)

The Maps Bonanza Bundle is again on Humble Bundle as nicely with a number of tabletop RPG mapping software program. There are 4 ranges, the primary that includes Fashionable Mapper and Age of Exploration for overland world maps for various time intervals together with Dungeons & Floorplans for tactical scale maps. The second degree provides on a one-year license for Marketing campaign Cartographer 3+ and the sci-fi model Cosmographer 3 plus the add-ons Symbols: Cities of Schley and Supply Maps: Cities. The third tier provides Fantasy World Mapper, Fantasy Metropolis Mapper, Science Fiction Mapper, and Age of Cthulhu. Lastly, the highest tier provides on a lifetime license for Marketing campaign Cartographer 3+ (changing the one-year license), Fractal Terrains 3+, and the useful resource bundles World Builder’s Compendium and Dungeons of Schley Image Set 4.

  • Value: $1/$25/variable/$30 (93% off at prime tier)
  • Finish Date: April 18, 2023
  • Charity: Carbonfund.org Basis and Oceana (user-defined, default 5%)

If anybody’s trying to make their very own RPG online game, there are two bundles on Humble Bundle that can assist you get began. The primary is a number of programs for the Unity engine for environments, stock, fight, dialogue, quests, and extra together with asset packs. However if you happen to favor the added graphical energy of Unreal, there’s the Unreal Fantasy Bundle with a number of asset packs of medieval and wilderness environments, characters, props, and weapons able to plug into your sport.

  • Value: $1/Variable/$25 every (98% off at prime tier for every bundle)
  • Finish Date: April 27, 2023 for Unity Bundle, April 23, 2023 for Unreal bundle
  • Charity for Unity: Oceana Defending the World’s Oceans (user-defined, default 5%)
  • Charity for Unreal: One Tree Planted (user-defined, default 5%)

That’s all for this week! If you understand of any bundles or gross sales beginning quickly, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or ship me a message right here on EN World. Low cost percentages have been rounded to the closest entire quantity and are primarily based on the usual retail worth offered by the positioning. Notice: Hyperlinks to Amazon, Humble Retailer, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG could include affiliate hyperlinks with the proceeds going to the creator of this column.


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