With Gen Con right around the corner, we wanted to tell you about all the things that we’ve been doing in the past year. We’ve been busy and have a bunch of new products that we’re so excited to share with all of you. You’ll be able to see them for real at our booth (booth #2459 at the back of Hall G!) and even pick up copies of your own!
Masks: Halcyon City Herald Collection, Playbook Edition, and Secrets of A.E.G.I.S.
Masks: A New Generation is an ENnie award-winning tabletop roleplaying game that plants you right in the middle of Halycon City, a place with a superheroic history that gives you a lot to live up to. You play teenage superheroes fighting for justice, respect, and friendship.
This year we have released two new supplements for the Masks universe– Halcyon City Herald Collection and Secrets of A.E.G.I.S.
Halcyon City is brimming with characters that range from unusual to fantastical. It is the best city in the world, after all. With Halcyon City Herald Collection you get the chance to flesh out the city even further. You get a sneak peak at the articles that have been published in Halcyon City throughout the years detailing the catastrophes that the city has faced, and the people that have fought back against them. To further flesh those articles out, it’s full of new moves for those people, and for the places that you might find around Halcyon City. Halcyon City Herald Collection also has five limited edition playbooks to add to your game.
Everyone in Halcyon City knows A.E.G.I.S, the premiere superhero law enforcement agency. But what is it that they really do? What goes on behind closed doors? Secrets of A.E.G.I.S. gives you the information you need to run a game based on the most dangerous and respected agency. You get A.E.G.I.S’s classified files with a history of some of the more unusual incidents that they’ve had to face. To further infiltrate their secrets, the supplement has two new playbooks, as well as two playsets that are designed to help you play Masks in new and exciting ways. Perfect for if you’ve ever wanted to play an agent of A.E.G.I.S. or resist an alien invasion.
We also have a new edition of Masks: A New Generation— The Playbook Edition! The playbook edition has all of the core playbooks inside of the book so that you can easily find them while perusing the book.
Good luck supeheroes! The fate of the city is in your hands!
Pasión de las Pasiones: Ashcan Edition
Pasión de las Pasiones is a tabletop roleplaying game that asks you to play a dual role. You get the opportunity to star in the most dramatic and intriguing telenovela, while also playing the family watching from home from their tv. You will be immersed in a world of heartbreak and schemes and secrets. Will you dare to fall in love?
Players take on the roles of classic telenovela characters to live with passion and intensity. Will you prevail against your enemies and reveal everyone’s darkest secrets? While not on screen you play the family at home watching the telenovela and you can build a sense of community based on the wild plot twists happening around you.
What will happen next? How will you react to the return of your supposedly dead twin brother? Will your game end in tears or in cries of joy? That’s up for you to decide.
Bluebeard’s Bride (plus Book of Rooms and Book of Lore)
Bluebeard’s Bride is a tabletop roleplaying game of feminist horror where you live out a reimagining of the classic Bluebeard fairytale. What horrors will the Bride see as she moves around Bluebeard’s home? It’s up to decide whether you will be faithful, or whether you will betray your loving husband. Bluebeard’s Bride is now available in full, complete with beautiful illustrations of the Bride and the things that she might find in her search for the truth. We also have Book of Rooms and Book of Lore ready to help you unleash the horror.
In Bluebeard’s Bride players take on the role of the Bride. As different parts of her psyche, you move around the home of your new husband, trying to find the truth about him. Are the whispers you’ve been hearing about him really just rumors? What beautiful and terrible thing does each room have in store for you?
Each room in Bluebeard’s Bride is unique in its tragic fantasy. After all, if you go poking around where you shouldn’t, you’re bound to find things things better left uncovered. Book of Rooms is the first supplement and it’s everything that a Groundskeeper could ever want to keep a wayward Bride in line. It’s filled with inspiration for new and horrific rooms. What will seduce an torment the new Bride? Will it be the Tea Room? The Garden? The Stables? Each room is fully illustrated and full of threats lurking in every corner.
To go further into Bluebeard’s world, we want you to be able to delve into the legend. Book of Lore is a fictional supplement for Bluebeard’s Bride. Fully illustrated with twisted, haunting images, Book of Lore tells the full story of the Bride in her violent and melancholic path. However, at the end, you are the one that must choose the Bride’s fate. Will she open the door to Bluebeard’s locked room? Do you dare to look inside?
Epyllion: Encyclopedia Draconica, Volume 1
Epyllion is a tabletop roleplaying game of flight and friendship. You are the children of the Dragonlords and you are the ones that can help save Draconia from the darkness! In this dragon-centered world, you will live through epic quests, explore your abilities, and befriend those around you.
Encyclopedia Draconica, Volume 1 is the first supplement to Epyllion. It gives you more information about the magical world that you live in, from the rituals and festivals of dragon culture to the history of the Shadow War. How did your house fight? What sort of legacy are you a part of? The supplement also has four new playbooks: The Elementalist, The Envoy, The Orphan, and The Rebel.
Urban Shadows: Dark Streets
Urban Shadows is a tabletop roleplaying game of urban fantasy with gritty supernatural politics. Will this city be ruled by magic or violence or diplomacy? These streets are filled with creatures that howl at the moon, cast ancient rituals, and hunt for blood.
We have released the first ever supplement for Urban Shadows! Dark Streets has new rules and settings to enrich your playing experience. It includes four new character archetypes: The Hallowed, The Revenant, The Scholar, and The Vessel as well as essays from Andrew Medeiros and Mark Diaz Truman about how to create custom playbooks and how to run campaigns in historical era settings. Furthermore, since the city is the beating, bloody heart of Urban Shadows, Dark Streets includes six city guides to diverse urban centers like Los Angeles, Bangalore, and London, as well as a detailed and unique setting guide for New York City that includes Threats, custom moves, and NPCs.
The City never sleeps and neither do the creatures wandering through its streets.
The Ward: Acute Care Edition
The Ward is a tabletop roleplaying game of medical drama. You have a surgery scheduled at noon but your wife is calling with an emergency and the head of the hospital seems like he’s been conducting some suspicious business lately. Available in Ashcan form, The Ward is inspired by shows like ER, House, and Scrubs.
Players take on the roles of the medical professionals that occupy the hospital. Whether you play The Intern or The Specialist, some hard choices will have to be made. How will you juggle all of your responsibilities and how will you heal all of those around you? Just make sure to make time for yourself and don’t get lost in the duties and drama around you!
Swing by our booth to pick up your own copies of these amazing games. See you at Gen Con!