Press releases, announcements and other industry news.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced finalists for this year's Prometheus Awards, which will be presented during the 70th World Science Fiction Convention over Labor Day weekend in Chicago. The Prometheus finalists for Best Novel recognize pro-freedom novels published last year.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced finalists for this year's Prometheus Awards, which will be presented during the 70th World Science Fiction Convention over Labor Day weekend in Chicago.
The Prometheus finalists for Best Novel recognize pro-freedom novels published last year:
Love writing science fiction, fantasy and steampunk short stories? Then check out Nevermet Press' open call for submissions for their upcoming anthology, Stories in the Ether, Volume 1. According to the official announcement, "Stories In The Ether will be published individually through Nevermet Press as a blog series, and later as a collected print, PDF, ePub and audio anthology for fans to enjoy offline or through other means."
Fantasy Flight Games has announced the Into the Storm supplement for Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader. From their web site:
Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Into the Storm, a supplement for Rogue Trader! You and your fellow Explorers have mustered the courage to claim the vast riches of the galaxy, but as the obstacles before you grow more formidable and your enemies more cunning, you’ll need a powerful arsenal to defend what’s yours. Arm yourself with the knowledge, equipment, and firepower to rise to dominance!
Arriving this summer, Into the Storm offers a host of new character options, allowing for increased personalization with the new expanded Origin Path and Alternate Career Ranks. Plus, play as a character from beyond the Imperium with two all-new xenos Careers. Keep watching, and over the coming weeks we'll reveal details of these exciting new options.
If you've ever wanted to try out Kobold Quarterly, but didn't want to put down the change for a single issue PDF or subscription, here's your chance. Open Design is making issue #10 available as a free download ... but only until the end of January. Here's the official word:
Paizo's RPG Superstar contest is back for its third season. As in previous years, RPG designers will compete in multiple elimination rounds until a winner is selected. The initial round opens on December 4, 2009 with an open call for wondrous items designed for the Pathfinder Role-Playing Game. Each entry has to be 300 words or less (including mechanics and flavor text). Entries must be submitted by January 1, 2010.
Goodman Games, creator of the Dungeon Crawl Classics and Xcrawl, has announced Level Up, a new magazine dedicated to Dungeons & Dragons 4E:
Free RPG Day will be held Saturday, June 21, 2008. The event, inspired by the extremely successful Free Comic Book Day, features the following sponsors this year:
Issue of #52 of Mongoose's in-house magazine Signs & Portents is out. On the war gaming side they've got a bumper crop of Babylon 5 stories with four new A Call to Arms articles, including three space combat scenarios.