What are you looking forward to in 2022?

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Black Leaf

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For me, there's three games/supplements on the list.

New edition of Reign! With lots of new settings and other cool stuff!

More Greg Stolze with at least one supplement for Termination Shock and I'm hoping for more.

The final installment in the big Malestrom Domesday campaign.

On a more personal level, I'm hoping to get at least two RPG/LARP projects up on Drivethru in 2022.

And as restrictions hopefully lift, actually getting back into face to face RPGs and hopefully getting some boardgames and mini wargaming in as well.
 

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Mostly I'm looking forward to playing the games I have (probably another 50-odd sessions of our multi-year-old TFT campaign). But the two commercial products I'm anticipating are the big TFT Beastiary, and the promised short module detailing a school of magic (like Hogwarts with a lethal dueling tradition)
 

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Hopefully all my Kickstarters from 2021 being delivered. Right now the only new game coming out that I’m aware of is Shield Maidens from Mongoose.
 

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New game:
  • King Arthur Pendragon 6th Edition, and also, hopefully a long time waiting Kickstarter for a Le Morte D’Arthur book set with an Authurian encyclopedia.
My Kickstarter fulfillment stuff (all paid up and waiting):
  • The One Ring 2nd edition (coming soon!)
  • Call of Cthulhu Classic original box set (anniversary edition).
  • Kult supplements (Screams & Whispers, Beyond Darkness & Madness, Labrynth & Secret Chambers, The Forbidden)
  • Delta Green: Conspiracies (25th anniversary reprint of original)
  • Vampire: The Masquerade 5E - War of Ages (Nordic LARP supplement)
Supplements for Existing games:
  • Vampire: The Masquerade (5th Edition) - Sabbat, The Second Inquisition, possibly one other supplement. I’m going to finish with exactly 13 Vampire books on my shelf (including previous 1st and 2nd editions and Book of Nod), then stop. I’ll take an interest in Werewolf 5 and Hunter 5, but probably not buy in physical form (just PDFs)
  • Call of Cthulhu (7th Edition) - Cthulhu by Gaslight (although this apparently will be standalone now, and in a slipcase). Maybe some other CoC supplements.
  • Traveller (Mongoose 2nd edition) - 2022 Update Special edition, The Third Imperium, 2300AD, Aerospace Engineer’s Handbook, The Robots Book, Traveller: Prime Directive, Pioneer.....other Traveller stuff generally.
Other considerations:
  • I’m in two minds whether to keep going with Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition Enemy Within supplements, or just trade them all in and get the 1st Edition stuff exclusively.
  • If The Design Mechanism get round to certain things (Luther Arkwright RPG), I might get these.
  • If Mongoose’s work on Paranoia: The Perfect Edition is good, might get that.
  • Might also get some Classic Runequest POD stuff (Trollpak, Borderlands) if I get round to it.
 
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Probably in this order:

1. Definitely Free League's Blade Runner.
2. Playing in person again (if possible).
3. Designing/adapting a fantasy LARP for my university's student gaming club (streamlined with no combat if anyone has suggestions!)
 

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3. Designing/adapting a fantasy LARP for my university's student gaming club (streamlined with no combat if anyone has suggestions!)
Probably worth it's own thread so this one doesn't end up half being about LARP design, but yeah, I should definitely be able to help with that. I'm assuming you mean no live combat? If so, I've run a fair few games like that and there's various options for adaption depending on what you're looking for.
 

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Probably worth it's own thread so this one doesn't end up half being about LARP design, but yeah, I should definitely be able to help with that. I'm assuming you mean no live combat? If so, I've run a fair few games like that and there's various options for adaption depending on what you're looking for.
I'll start a new one, thanks Black Leaf Black Leaf
 

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- Getting the new Fading Suns starship book so, you know, it’s more playable as a spacefaring game. Rather than having to hand wave space travel and combat.

- Getting hard copies of Hyperborea.

- Picking up the last couple of Castles & Crusades books I need for a complete set.

- Getting a halfway decent price on all of my D&D 5E books and not looking back at them.

- Finishing off my PoD collection of Planescape stuff to fill the 5E hole in my game shelf, and starting AD&D 2E Planescape.
 

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Is that an actual thing, a thing that's coming... or wishful thinking?
It's a thing. The developer has been communicating on the Mongoose site. He has a few serious family issues to deal with, but it is still on track for a 2022 release in the first half of the year or so. Sandy Antune’s Pioneer will likely be here in 2023.
 

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  • Legends of Grayskull
  • More vintage TSR: the splat-space supplements for Spelljammer, and the mage and priest books for Dark Sun.
  • Warhammer Fantasy Roleplaying: Age of Sigmar: Soulbound. Normally the WH brand is an immediate turnoff for me-- they've got their audience and I'm not it-- but this game sounds like my jam in so many ways.
Mostly, as always, I'm hoping to get some of my work done so it can be playtested.
 

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The Diamond Throne Kickstarter shipping, if a bit late. No

Other than that, more games where we sit at the table together and getting to run some non-standard games (i.e. not Pathfinder/D&D/Dark Eye). Maybe even some LARPing, if I can convince my home-officed geriatric body to do that again.

And as it's been for two decades: Still hoping for a new edition of Dragon Fist. Any day now.
 

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I had just finished turning a room in my apartment after some years of not playing at all into someplace I could host a game when COVID hit ... so I'm really, really hoping to get a group together and start doing in-person gaming again. I'd like to start running or, better, playing Blades in the Dark, and I haven't played 5e at all yet, despite having had the basic books for three years. :weep:
 

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As someone who's not gaming at all these days, and who's mostly out of the loop regarding new releases and such, the one thing I was looking forward to is getting any gaming done, under any capacity, this year.

That is, until reading this thread.


New edition of Reign! With lots of new settings and other cool stuff!

More Greg Stolze with at least one supplement for Termination Shock and I'm hoping for more.
Big fan of Stolze's writing.

And Reign is one of the games I picked up in my RPGnet darling/d20 burnout phase but never got around to playing.

Termination Shock I had not heard about, and the DTRPG blurb was unhelpful -- what's the elevator pitch?

the new no-FTL setting for Traveller "Pioneer"
Okay, I swear I tried Google and DTRPG, but this one failed me. And it sounds right up my alley. Where can I read more on it?

  • Kult supplements (Screams & Whispers, Beyond Darkness & Madness, Labrynth & Secret Chambers, The Forbidden)
I really enjoyed reading the new edition of Kult and would love to play it; knowing that it's getting support makes me happy.

- Getting hard copies of Hyperborea.

- Picking up the last couple of Castles & Crusades books I need for a complete set.
I love those two games -- played a ton of C&C but no Hyperborea -- and I'd love to own both in hardcopy. Nevertheless, exchange rate, lack of storage space at home and the horrible exchange rate don't help.
Traveller: Prime Directive
Is this finally coming out??????

I'm not one for licensed games but Prime Directive is enough of a deviation from core Trek that I'd be happy to play.

The Diamond Throne Kickstarter
Read about this one. Cypher, right? Never wrapped my head around the system (even if I like the gimmicky chargen) but I absolutely love that setting.
Like when I take all my kids' underwear out of their drawers and hide them in the freezer? That's a great game.
We used to do it with each others' white coats at work. My residents still do it. Make sure you get them nice and wet before sticking them into the freezer. Fun stuff.
 

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Okay, I swear I tried Google and DTRPG, but this one failed me. And it sounds right up my alley. Where can I read more on it?
This is from the State of Mongoose 2021:

Around the bottom end of 2022, we will be releasing a brand new universe for Traveller, with the current working title Pioneer. This will be a self-contained book (so no need for the Traveller Core Rulebook), as we will be tweaking the Traveller rules somewhat for this one.

Pioneer is set in our own Solar System, around 10-30 years in the future. Humanity is just starting its new wave of exploration of the planets and moons, and you will be on the leading edge of these missions – this is a game where you will be the first to walk on Mars, the first to establish a Moon base, the first to test mining operations on an asteroid... and if you push the timeline forward, the first to look for life on Europa, to visit Saturn’s moons, and much more. The whole Solar System will be your playground and you will be the first to explore it. The likes of Gravity, The Martian, Interstellar (in terms of atmosphere, not the actual mission), Sunshine and 2001/2010 are very much our touchstones for this new universe.

To do this, you will create characters from around the world, and engage in missions funded by both governments and private enterprise. There is no dedicated combat chapter in this book as your main adversary, by far, is the hostile environment of space and the planets and moons of our sun.

The lead designer for Pioneer will be Sandy Antunes, a name that will be familiar to a lot of you. Dr. Antunes worked as a NASA contractor at NASA/GSFC, an NSF fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory, and is currently a senior programmer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. He also taught as a Professor of Astronautical Engineering for 10 years, and holds a Ph.D. in computational astrophysics. He has written operations, flight and analysis software, and worked with multiple satellite missions in the US and Japan, including CUBIC, ASCA, XTE SUZAKU, STEREO, and Parker Solar Probe, and was the lead for the CACTUS-1 CubeSat mission. He has written 4 books on ‘DIY Space’ for Maker Media and presented talks at both World MakerFaire and Gray Hat/Aerospace Village on the risks from malicious satellites, as well as publishing scientific research on topics ranging from radiation damage to space hardware through to modelling solar coronal mass ejections (CMEs). He has written for multiple gaming books (including Miskatonic University and A Faery's Tale) and short form works (including GURPS: Starbases and Doom: Semper Fidelis), and he is the co-founder of RPG.net.

We are really excited for this project, and believe that for many Traveller players it will be ‘pitch perfect’ in its scope. You will be able to spec mission equipment and parameters, and then literally launch yourself into the unknown…
 

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I've been playing in a lot of games the past few years but hardly ran any once Covid hit. I'm hoping to run a lot more in the near future, probably in person with some willing (vaccinated) friends... we just need to sort out a schedule.
 

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The Kickstarter plus manuscript preview for Exalted sourcebook Exigents: Out of the Ashes should be coming up this year.

There will be sample Exalts and general concepts that I'm sure I'll find intriguing regardless, but I'll admit that I'm pretty interested to see if the advice on how to custom build Exalted from the ground up will sink or swim, and think it will be a worthwhile read either way.

If nothing else, I think it's one of the more ambitious things the game has ever put forwards.

(I'm the kind of person who'll look and advocate for its merits in any event, but I'll be interested in general reception)
 

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I'd like to get a copy of "The One Ring" 2E.
I'd like to get a copy of Liminal RPG.
I'd like to get Mass Effect Legendary Edition
I'd like someone to get a license for the above and do it right by my standards.
I'd like to get H&S2E out.
I'd like to get my novel out. (Editor has sent me stuff to do which I worked on when I couldn't sleep last night.)
I'd like to see Legends of Grayskull (not that I like the system)
I'd like to get the new Marvel RPG and Transformers RPG and hope they're playable.
I hope to talk TristramEvans TristramEvans into going back to seven abilities for 'his' FASERIP clone and to get it out!
 

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Some of those games that go under my radar that I finally discover thanks to a post here (or elsewhere).

So no real expectations and waiting to be pleasantly surprised.
 

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The fullfillment of the Delta Green KS, superheroes and more stuff from The Design Mechanism, receiving my copies of Maelstrom Domesday's campaign book and Manor Book, ordering the Hostile setting by Zozer games and purchasing Aquelarre in print.
If there's anything else I might want, I'd probably find out about it during 2022.
 

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I've got 3 kickstarters that should be fulfilling in the next few months.
Hyperborea 3e
Call of Cthulhu Classic
Castles & Crusades (Keeper Screen, but I went all in on the 3 AD&D 1e tribute covers)

These all fall in the category of new versions of games I already have (or older version of a game I already have). I don't really know of anything new coming out in 2022 that I'm looking for.
I just heard Matt Finch has left Frog God to restart Necromancer Games, so I'll be watching that.

Mostly I'm hoping to get more gaming in than this past year. My Masks of Nyarlathotep campaign is still going strong, playing most Monday nights. I'd say we're about halfway through, at about 6 months of play. I think I've talked them into Helvéczia whenever that wraps up.

I think I'm ready to run another online game - it's been a few months now since my last game ended. Just trying to decide on what.
 

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The Blade Runner RPG is the only new game I've wanted for a couple of years.

I'll probably pick up some other, older titles, but that is the only one I will definitely get.
 

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More face-to-face gaming in 2022, rolling dice, having fun, and making memories with my groups! I'm also looking forward to further developing the RPG collection and programs at the library where I work.

So far as products go, the only thing I know I'm eager for is more Dolmenwood goodness, including (hopefully) the Kickstarter for the print books.
 

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I'm looking forward to something new coming out for Savage Worlds Adventure Edition that isn't Savage Pathfinder. I don't know what that will be, but I'm sure there's something in the pipeline.
 

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The One Ring
Starforged
Stonetop

...and actually playing the games rather than reading and visualizing playing them.
 
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