A LitRPG Saga by Michael-Scott Earle (LitRPG Author) With the first relic in his possession, Leo Lennox sets sail across the ocean toward the distant city of Tylue in the kingdom of Sanduport. But when pirates attack the ship carrying Leo, Allurie, and Cornalic to Tylue, the champ finds himself thrust into the middle of a political struggle to determine Sanduport’s next ruler. The stakes have never been higher for Leo, and failure to win...

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By William D. Arand (LitRPG Author) In a world full of super powers, Felix has a pretty crappy one. He has the ability to modify any item he owns. To upgrade anything. Sounds great on paper. Almost like a video game. Except that the amount of power it takes to actually change, modify, or upgrade anything worthwhile is beyond his abilities. With that in mind, Felix settled into a normal life. A normal job. His entire world changes when the city...

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Kingdom of Heaven Book 1 by J.A. Cipriano (LitRPG Author) The skull throne sits empty and the Kingdom of Heaven is in turmoil. Enter “iron” Jack Russo. able to drop newbs with a single headshot and the king of online games. At least he used to be before his sister got pregnant, and he had to get a job to help take care of them. But when a particle accelerator explodes, causing Jack to get stuck in his favorite game “Kingdom of Heav...

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A LitRPG Adventure (Veilwalkers Book 1) by Isaac Winter (LitRPG Author) Enter the Veil? [Yes/No] Winston Beckett is a linguistic scholar, poring over musty manuscripts and ancient translations. That is, before he finds a book of magical runes. Before people start disappearing. When he deciphers the strange book, Winston discovers a secret so big it throws him into a different world. Literally. No more grading papers. No more research. No more ...

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History of Roguelikes
Blog / May 24, 2017

Where to begin. Let’s start with the beginning, the original game from whence the term “roguelike” came. Yes, I’m talking about Rogue, which you could pick up at Radio Shack or have a friend slip you a floppy with a copy of the revolutionary ASCII game.

Best Anime RPG Forum Online?
Blog / May 24, 2017

Anime role playing boards are so old that they’re almost a throwback at this point. As long as there has been an internet to speak of, these boards have existed. Now, the problem isn’t finding one of these boards. It’s finding a board that’s still alive and that is worth your time. Instead of digging through all the detritus out there, you can start with the cream of the crop. Each of these boards has somethin...

Respect for Sword Art Online
Blog / May 22, 2017

There are certain bits of media that transcend their origins. Some just speak to people, becoming more than popular – they become phenomena. Sword Art Online is one such property. Sure, there are plenty of light novels out there that are similar. There might even be shows that have done the plot first. None, however, do it with the sense of style as SAO. None quite match the quality. One thing that this property doesn’t g...

History of Car Wars Games
Blog / May 22, 2017

If you’re an RPG enthusiast, you’ve probably encountered the products of Steve Jackson Games. While you might be very familiar with GURPS, you’d have to be pretty old school to remember another one of its early products. From early 1980s came Car Wars, a game of strategy and automotive combat. A natural descendant of war games and a precursor to many tactical RPGs, this game is one of the true classics of the rolepl...

History of the Talisman board game
Blog / May 21, 2017

There are certain board games that transcend the boundaries of Monopoly and Life. These games present an adventure, one that takes skill and cunning to get through. These are the games that are the cousins to the tabletop RPG, and they’re more than worth playing. If you’re into board games, you already know that Talisman is one of the biggest names in this sub-genre of games. The Talisman board game stands out above most ...