From Nosolorol Ediciones comes an interesting gesture to unemployed role-playing gamers (this is an initiative for Spain only, do you know of an initiative akin to this in English-speaking countries?):
The Fanzine Rolero reaches its 46th cover:
Sometimes can happen that we must improvise a role-playing gaming session and we are not inspired for drawing a dungeon map, is in such instances when we may need a map as those offered in Creative Commons Licensed B&W Dungeon Maps.
Fat Goblin Games announces the new magazine Open Gaming Monthly, dedicated exclusively to gaming systems based in open licenses like OGL or Creative Commons licenses.
Publisher The Design Mechanism has given permission to translate GM’s Pack of RuneQuest 6 to Spanish, this translation was carried out by Manuel Alfonso Garcia Gonzalez and can be downloaded from the download section of the website of the publisher.
The electronic fanzine The Freak Times is back after an abscence of 10 years and his brief stint in Trasgotauro.
La Puerta de Ishtar has won the Poliedro awards in the following categories: Best setting, Best narrative, Best role-playing game created in Castillian and Best year's product.
L'Associació de Jugadors i Jugadores de Rol de Reus (Spain) organise next March 9th at their headquarters the DiaRol 2013, a new edition of the tribute day to Gary Gygax (creator of the first role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons). There will be many initiation gaming sessions and demostrations of this game, ther will be also other related activities like tabletop games, films and lectures. All the activities are free, without previous inscription and open to everybody.
16:00 to 21:00h Demos and initiation to games:
- Many versions of the first and most popular role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons
- The classic tabletop game with miniatures, Heroquest
- The new games of dungeon exploring: the tabletop game Descent and the card game Munchkin
- And other role-playing-games, miniature games, tabletop games and card games of heroic fantasy
22:00 to 00:00h Projection of a surprise sword and sorcery movie
Associació de Jugadors i Jugadores de Rol de Reus
C/ Eduard Toda 12 baixos esquerra, 43204 Reus (Spain).
Tel./Fax: 977 12 82 46
FB: Associació de Jugadors i Jugadores de Rol de Reus
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
www.juegaarol.com / www.ajjrr.org
And finally a bit of nostalgia with a half-hour reportage courtesy of Star Wars Archives about the filming of The Empire Strikes Back, the second part of the original Star Wars trilogy.
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