23 July 2021: Christmas in July

I’m sure you’ve probably heard this already, but… Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, DriveThruRPG.com is where the discounts are at! That’s right, Christmas in July is here! Get up to 25% off of thousands of digital titles and products! Put the jingle bells on, and keep some jingle in your pocket, too!Continue reading “23 July 2021: Christmas in July”

22 July 2021: Sorting Future Endeavors

Getting back to work full-time has taken longer than expected. Moving from Finland to Delaware has been a lot more harrowing than it ought to be. Getting utilities, including the internet, hooked up was an ordeal. There were too many moving parts involved in getting furniture ordered and delivered. We still don’t have media equipmentContinue reading “22 July 2021: Sorting Future Endeavors”

21 July 2021: Using the Open Game License

Today’s mission is to format the Open Game License (OGL) into the master template. This will be a placeholder, of course. Each book will have its own Section 15 Copyright Notice, as well as statements of Open Game Content and Product Identity. Not all books will be open; it doesn’t make sense for the system-agnosticContinue reading “21 July 2021: Using the Open Game License”

20 July 2021: Anatomy of a Template

Today’s mission is to continue working on the “master template” for all books going forward. This includes new titles yet to be announced, the remastered Building Series books, and the Director’s Cut of DoubleZero. The 96-page, A5 format is not only an aesthetic choice for me, but a calculated production decision. As a one-person operation,Continue reading “20 July 2021: Anatomy of a Template”

DoubleZero System July 2021 Update

DoubleZero System July 2021 Update Here’s the DoubleZero System July 2021 update, so you know what’s going on with our best-selling percentile-based, skill-driven system for real-world roleplaying. It can be used for any sort of “realistic” modern setting that doesn’t lean into magic, the supernatural, or superpowers. What’s Going On A Director’s Cut of theContinue reading “DoubleZero System July 2021 Update”

Building Series July 2021 Update

Here’s the Building Series July 2021 update, so you know what’s going on with our line of best-selling, system-agnostic creative aids. Building Series: July 2021 Update The Building Series is a line of bestselling creative aids for tabletop roleplayers. Each volume focuses on one aspect of roleplaying, like character development, worldbuilding, or adventure design. The booksContinue reading “Building Series July 2021 Update”

The Week’s Hottest: 4 July 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 4 July 2021. Visit the Dancing Lights Press page at DriveThruRPG to see our full catalog of tabletop roleplaying products, including the latest releases and bundle deals! New Release: Medieval Humanities Medieval Humanities: A system-agnostic sourcebook in 3 volumes for any fantasy orContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 4 July 2021”

Now Available: Medieval Humanities

Medieval Humanities: A system-agnostic sourcebook in 3 volumes for any fantasy or historical game.  Gary Gygax started me down this path. He drew inspiration from the real-world, and chucked it wholesale into 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. I might not have been sucked into using history, biography, and information about other cultures as fodderContinue reading “Now Available: Medieval Humanities”

Why There’s No THIS WEEK’S HOTTEST Today

This past week, Dancing Lights Press left Finland for Parts Unknown. We’re keeping our new location under wraps until we’ve had a chance to settle in. The last several days have been spent traveling and recovering from wicked jet lag. In the coming week we’ll be getting things up and running again in our new,Continue reading “Why There’s No THIS WEEK’S HOTTEST Today”

The Week’s Hottest: 20 June 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 20 June 2021. Visit the Dancing Lights Press page at DriveThruRPG to see our full catalog of tabletop roleplaying products, including the latest releases and bundle deals! We Are Moving Dancing Lights Press is moving to new studio space! We’re going to aContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 20 June 2021”

New and Upcoming Releases – 18 June 2021

18 June 2021: Here are the new and upcoming releases from Dancing Lights Press. The following titles are complete and scheduled for release. Specific dates and product names are subject to change because the world is a messy and unpredictable place. We Are Moving Dancing Lights Press is moving to new studio space! We’re goingContinue reading “New and Upcoming Releases – 18 June 2021”

Now Available: Notorious Pirates

Notorious Pirates is a system-agnostic sourcebook for any historical or fantasy game. As author Claud Lovat Fraser explains in his preface, it is based on earlier works spanning back to the early 1700s. Even he admits that this is far from a comprehensive collection, being as it is limited to the standard collection of WesternContinue reading “Now Available: Notorious Pirates”

The Week’s Hottest: 13 June 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 13 June 2021. Visit the Dancing Lights Press page at DriveThruRPG to see our full catalog of tabletop roleplaying products, including the latest releases and bundle deals! We Are Moving Dancing Lights Press is moving to new studio space! We’re going to aContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 13 June 2021”

Now Available: Medieval Society

The fourth installment in the Medieval Reference series, Medieval Society is a system-agnostic sourcebook for any historical or fantasy game. It presents a look at the cultural influences at the time when feudalism was on the rise. The social hierarchy brought with it knights, poetry, and romanticism while also codifying a caste system. Based onContinue reading “Now Available: Medieval Society”

Upcoming Releases – 10 June 2021

10 June 2021: Here are the upcoming releases from Dancing Lights Press. The following titles are complete and scheduled for release. Specific dates and product names are subject to change because the world is a messy and unpredictable place. 10 June: Medieval Society (Medieval Reference Series, system-agnostic) 17 June: Notorious Pirates (Pirate Reference Series, system-agnostic) InContinue reading “Upcoming Releases – 10 June 2021”

The Week’s Hottest: 6 June 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 6 June 2021. Visit the Dancing Lights Press page at DriveThruRPG to see our full catalog of tabletop roleplaying products, including the latest releases and bundle deals! Hottest Titles: 6 June 2021 Demonology & Witchcraft, Volume 1 Early Middle Ages Volume 1 MedievalContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 6 June 2021”

Now Available: Demonology & Witchcraft

A system-agnostic sourcebook in 5 volumes for any historical, horror, or fantasy game. Demonology & Witchcraft is based on letters written by novelist Sir Walter Scott, a lifelong student of folklore and history, as well as other sources from the same period. In many ways Scott’s work represents the first attempt at scholarship regarding witchcraft andContinue reading “Now Available: Demonology & Witchcraft”