Voting for the 2014 ENnies Awards is now open, and we’re delighted to have been nominated for three awards – as well as best publisher:
Best Family Game: Hobbit Tales
Best Writing: The Third Doctor Sourcebook, for Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space
Best Free Product: Lost City of the Ancients, for Rocket Age
We’re also over the moon to have received a Judges’ Spotlight Award for the Rocket Age Roleplaying Game: thank you to Stacy Muth for picking us for it!
The ENnies are an annual set of awards voted on by you, the gaming public. Voting is open from now until July 30th, and we’d really appreciate both your vote and your help spreading the word! The results will be announced at GenCon in August.
You can vote here http://www.ennie-awards.com/vote/ until July 30th.
And, for the duration of the ENnies voting, we're pleased to announce a sale knocking 25% off the price of each of our ENnie Award nominees over at our webstore.
Take your place in the Kai Order. The time has come for you to begin the greatest adventure of your life.
The Lone Wolf Adventure Game coming soon to Kickstarter.
Cubicle 7 and Sophisticated Games are pleased to announce that pre-orders are now open for the revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game, out in print later this summer.
The One Ring Roleplaying Game is based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Chock full of incredible artwork by leading artists, including John Howe and Jon Hodgson, and with evocative rules designed by award-winning games designer Francesco Nepitello, there has never been a Lord of the Rings game that’s more evocative of Tolkien’s unique vision. Along with rich and detailed background information, rules that focus on Tolkien’s themes, character types unique to the world and a setting that changes as the Tale of Years progresses, when you play The One Ring Roleplaying Game you really feel like you are playing in Middle-earth.
This new, revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game is presented as a single 336-page hardback volume that contains all the rules and background that you need to play. This edition of the game is completely compatible with all existing material for The One Ring, which means that there’s already an exciting range of supplements available ready for your adventure to begin right away.
All pre-orders of the revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game come with a complimentary copy of the PDF, due June 2014. Pre-orders via participating retail stores come with a voucher for a PDF from the Bits and Mortar programme.
If you just want the PDF version of the The One Ring Roleplaying Game it is available right now here.
To find out more about The One Ring Roleplaying Game, check out our series of previews here.
There’s also an FAQ about the new edition here.
Already Own The One Ring?
If you already own the previous edition of The One Ring – or are just curious about what’s changed between editions – then make sure you download the Clarifications & Amendments document, which you can find here:
We've just got back from Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, and it was great to meet so many people who came by to talk to us about our games - thank you to everyone who came to say hello!
One of the projects people were particularly eager to talk about was the forthcoming Cthulhu Britannica: London box set. Well, Dom shared a glimpse with some of the laid out pages with the Kickstarter backers the other day, so we thought we'd share a look at some of the artwork by Scott Purdy from the Keeper's Book with you today.
The other game people wanted to talk to us about was the revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game. Well, this week's big news is that tomorrow we'll be opening up preorders for the revised edition of The One Ring, so make sure you're back here at 3pm GMT!
As Primeval Evolution is at the printers and will be available soon, we thought we’d show off a little of the book with a free sample of the Prospero Industries section, which details the history, present, and future of Philip Burton's international corporation. And while you’re at it, check out the dozens of other free downloads we’ve got available for you for all of our other games!
Primeval Evolution expands your game by introducing the climactic events of Series 4 and 5, adding more options and adventures for your team to face. From the dangers posed by the artificial anomaly, the New Dawn Prototype, to getting lost in time or fighting carnivorous future beetles, you’re going to need to be sharper than ever to survive this time.
This 161-page book contains:
- A complete guide for Series 4 and 5, including all the webisodes.
- Ideas for running campaigns set during Series 4 and 5.
- New technology, including the HMS Gartside, new locations and new threats.
- New non-ARC campaign frameworks, including For Queen and Country and the Time Tribe.
- Rules for characters lost in time and space, temporal damage and new rules for Anomalies.
- Three new adventures.
To kick the week off we thought we’d show off a few of the new cards from the forthcoming Doctor Who: The Card Game Second Edition.
One of our goals for the new edition was to feature additional incarnations of the Doctor, along with the adventures and monsters that marked that era. So, along with cards for the Ninth Doctor and his companion Rose Tyler, we’ve also got a new starting location card featuring the tower block that the Tylers lived in – the Powell Estate.
There are also cards featuring Bad Wolf, Platform One – where the Doctor took Rose to watch the end of the world in her first trip aboard the TARDIS – and perhaps the Ninth Doctor’s most memorable foe, the Empty Child. All together now: “Are you my mummy?”
Doctor Who: The Card Game Second Edition is coming this summer from Cubicle 7 – keep an eye on the website for more card previews and information over the coming weeks.
It's Tabletop Day! To celebrate we're participating in the RPGNow/DrivethruRPG Tabletop Bundle. You can grab a whole raft of introductory rules and scenarios from leading rpg companies with just a couple of clicks. Check it out here.
We're also playing a bunch of games ourselves. First and foremost on our playlist for today is Hobbit Tales - it's a really good fun, easy game, that's great to play with friends and family. Designed by award-winning designers Francesco Nepitello and Marco Maggi it's a heap of laughs!
Check out our play-through in this video:
Hobbit Tales is available from all good hobby retailers now!
Today is the last day to buy Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre. At the close of business today they will no longer be available.
Both Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre were landmark products in the early history of Cubicle 7, and they will always have a place in our hearts (and on our bookshelves). They were amongst our earliest titles, and it was great to be involved with the FATE community.
But, FATE is so well served nowadays and, with our licensing agreement due to expire, we have made the tough decision not to renew it and instead to concentrate on other projects.
To celebrate these fantastic products, we've been running a special sale through March – all Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre PDF are $5. We also have very limited stocks of the Legends of Anglerre Companion at half price on our webstore, but once they’re gone, they’re gone for good. After March 31st none of these products will be on sale.
Finally, we have been in touch with most of you who have outstanding pre-orders – we will be completing this process in the next few days.
Thanks to all you Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre fans for coming along for the ride!
We are delighted to announce that the PDF version of the single volume, limited edition Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space will go on sale tomorrow, March the 11th.
To celebrate here's a look at the first chapter of the book, including the much anticipated contents page!
The first preview of one our specially commissioned spreads, "You weren't there":
About the Limited Edition Rulebook
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space is a roleplaying game set in the universe of the world’s longest running science fiction show on TV – the BBC’s Doctor Who. This limited edition hardback rulebook celebrates the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, presenting all the rules and background you need to have your own adventures in time and space in a single volume, including:
- A brief history of time and space – a tour of some of the key moments in the history of the universe.
- Ready-made character sheets for three incarnations of the Doctor – including the War Doctor for the first time – as well as many of his companions past and present.
- A complete set of rules for playing the game.
- Rules for creating your own characters, gadgets and more.
- A guide to creating your own adventures, including new adventure seeds.
- All-new imagery, including the Day of the Doctor.
- And much more besides!
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space has been written to appeal to both the experienced and first-time gamer. The game is suitable for 2 or more players aged 10 to 1200.
256 pages - full colour - hard cover
The Limited Edition Corerulebook is available to pre-order now at the Cubicle 7 webstore. It will also be available in stores, and in PDF. Preorders come with a complimentary copy of the PDF as soon as it is released. This limited edition book is estimated to ship in April 2014.
The PDF version will be released tomorrow, Tuesday the 11th of March.
Preorder the Limited Edition corebook
Doctor Who Adventures in Time and Space RPG
What's in the Box?
Doctor Who Supplements
Aliens and Creatures
Defending the Earth: the UNIT sourcebook for DWAITAS
The Time Traveller's Companion for DWAITAS
The Doctors Sourcebooks
Doctor Who Downloads
The Doctor Who Card Game