Tabletop RPGs

Brinkwood: Death to Tyrants!

Brinkwood: The Blood of Tyrants is a tabletop roleplaying game where players build a rebellion to overthrow the blood-soaked vampires that oppress and dominate their world. It’s the second project by the San Jenaro Co-Op to have a successful Kickstarter...

Preparing for GenCon Online

Last week, I attended my first international convention, and had a great time. Although it all took place on-line and in another timezone, I managed to play in three different games, using entirely different rule systems, and all it cost...

Interlude: The Benefit of Hindsight

Last week I shared some advice about where to find players for your game. Of course, that’s just the first part of finding your group. This week I thought I’d share personal experiences of the potential pitfalls to watch out for once you do get...

Gather Your Party

When it comes to regularly playing TTRPGs, one of the biggest hurdles is getting enough people together to make it worthwhile. At least, that’s what I always thought – until I realised that you can make it much easier on yourself...

Free Games Digest 2020

It’s international #FreeRPGDay! What does that mean? Why, lots of free RPG stuff! The San Jenaro Co-Op’s Free Games Digest 2020 includes 3 great game resources for the sweet, sweet price of free! What do you get? Paleo Party quickstart+adventure...

New Games Digest – Out Now

I’ll post our next boardgame-related post soon, but before I do, I thought I’d share something pretty damn cool. The San Jenaro Co-Op published our fifth volume of short games this week! Volume 5 clocks in at 198 pages, consisting...

Finding Your Players

AKA Gather Your Party, Part 2 Finding players for your TTRPG group can be its own adventure – one beset by perils, obstacles, and setbacks, with many opportunities to abandon hope along the way. Fortunately, you can always ask your...