Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

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Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by shesheyan » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:11 pm

Still three months to go in the year but I don't plan to buy other rpgs this year. I didn't participate in a single Kickstarters in 2018. I resisted backing Numenera 2.0 but it took all my willpower.

Coriolis is the game I spent the most money on. Its a beautiful and fun game with an original setting. No regrets there since we played 8 sessions of 4-5 hours. Its a simple and fun system so I feel like a can easily do other campaigns in the future. If you want to do «Chtuluh in Space+Firefly+Arabian Nights» this is your game.

Nostalgia buys on the other hand is something I will be more weary of in 2019. I'm not saying I regret buying these books, they were interesting reads but I don't see myself playing these games.

Solo gaming is still a very attractive option - more so now that my group is out of commission for a while.

Modern AGE is my next campaign projection in the works. I hope I can start my campaign early 2019. Esper Genesis could be played down the road, as a one-shot at least, since its based off 5e. Infinity 2d20 won't see any action I'm afraid.

Nostalgia buys :
- Blue Holmes pdf
- Calidar books
- Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells pdf

D&D :
- DA1, DA2 and Blackmoor Campaign pdf (3e)
- D&D Mordenkainen Tome of Foes

Solo :
- Elminster's Guide to Solo Adventuring pdf
- The Solo Adventurer's Tool Box pdf

Sci-Fi :
- Esper Genesis pdf
- Modern AGE pdf
- Infinity 2d20 Players Guide
- Coriolis: 3x Scenario-Locations, Atlas Compendium, PDF of the core book, GM Screen
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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by Angel Tarragon » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:04 pm

D20/OGL
  • Everstone: Blood Legacy [Campaign Setting] (Iron Golem Games)
Pathfinder
  • Core Rulebook
  • Demons Revisited
  • Dragon Empires Gazetteer
  • GameMastery Guide
  • Planar Adventures
  • The Worldwound
Pathfinder 3PP
  • Chronica: Age of Exploration POD+PDF [Campaign Setting] (Zac Angel)
  • Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium (Legendary Games) [Wasn't impressed with this, returned it]
  • Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos (Petersen Games)
Pathfinder 2E
  • Hardcover Playtest Rulebook
Starfinder
  • Dead Suns Advtenure Path #3: Splintered worlds
  • Q-Workshop Starfinder Dead Suns Dice

Will update this in the following months as more is added to the collection. I did a lot better this year at buying smartly and with a keener eye towards the books I think I'll get the most use out of instead of buying wantonly.
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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by shesheyan » Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:49 pm

Angel Tarragon wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:04 pm
Will update this in the following months as more is added to the collection. I did a lot better this year at buying smartly and with a keener eye towards the books I think I'll get the most use out of instead of buying wantonly.
Congrats on that. ;)

I was able to control my wargaming «miniature addiction» again this year. I'm getting better (spending less) every year but I play the same number of games. My «box of shame» filled with unopened miniature boxes and blisters is almost empty now.

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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by shesheyan » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:49 am

I'm adding The Solo Adventurer's Tool Box pdf to my list.

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Post by agathokles » Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:24 pm

I joined two kickstarters: Lex Arcana and Calidar. Also, I'm getting Call of Cthulhu 7th edition.

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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by Tim Baker » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:02 pm

shesheyan wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:11 pm
Nostalgia buys :
- Blue Holmes pdf
- Calidar books
- Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells pdf
I bought each of these this year, too. I especially like SS&SS. It's simple enough that my younger kids can run the game themselves, yet isn't written with kids in mind, so it's still a straightforward and fun system for a table full of adults.
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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by timemrick » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:56 pm

I backed an unprecedented (for me) four Kickstarters for 5e products this year: Mini-Dungeon Tome (AAW Games), Tome of Horrors (Frog God Games), Followers & Strongholds (Matt Colville), and Pirate Campaign Compendium (Legendary Games). The first two have delivered PDFs; I'll eventually be getting print copies of a but MDT.

I've purchased a few more of Paizo's flip-mats and map packs, but I'd have to do some research to determine how many, and which ones.

The rest (not counting a few free PDFs)

Pathfinder:
Inner Sea Primer
Pathfinder Society Primer
Qadira, Gateway to the East
Faiths of Corruption

AGE:
Fantasy AGE Companion

D&D:
Mordenkainen's Book of Foes
Tim Emrick, Green Ronin Freebooter and Keeper of the Freeport Errata
Time of the Tarrasque: My homebrew Pathfinder campaign (2017-).
Studded Plate: My blog about RPGs and LEGO.
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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by BotWizo » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:11 pm

5E D&D
All books released in 2018

D&D
AC5 Character Sheets - this was awesome, finally found one for a reasonable price. (still can't believe it)

AD&D
Ruins of Undermountain
Ruins of undermountain II
Several 1e and majority of 2e hardbacks (The 1e hardbacks were to have duplicates for play with my 12 yr old)
Fr7 Hall of heroes
Forgotten Realm City of Splendors
Forgotten Realms City System
Forgotten Realms Book of Lairs
Forgotten Realms Ruins of Myth Drannor
Dragonlance Book of Lairs
AD&D 2e Rogues Gallery
Ad&d N5
AD&D Uk 2,3,6, 7
AD&D WGR1
AD&D WG 8,9,10,11


I am pretty sure this completes my D&D BECMI/Mystara collection, and my AD&D 1E collection is nearly complete, for what I am going for, I am not going for every single box set or mini books or some of the other frivolous extras (Few random accessories left to get).
I am buying some AD&D 2E but not going for the full collection, just what seems good or needed for our campaign.
I buy all 5E books that come out from Wizards.
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Re: Which RPGs did you buy in 2018 ?

Post by Tim Baker » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:33 am

I'm sure I'm going to forget something, but here are the purchases of physical products that stand out in my mind. I can't possibly list all the PDFs I bought.

13th Age
13th Age Glorantha (I backed the Kickstarter years ago, but it arrived this year)
Book of Demons
Book of Ages
Loot Harder

Castles & Crusades
Adventurers Backpack

Midgard 5E D&D
Midgard Worldbook
Creature Codex
Midgard Heroes Handbook
Warlock Zines

5E D&D
Xanathar's Guide to Everything
Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
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