Upcoming Releases – 3 June 2021

3 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. 3 June: Demonology & Witchcraft (Witchcraft Reference Series, system-agnostic) 10 June: Medieval Society (Medieval Reference Series,Continue reading “Upcoming Releases – 3 June 2021”

Quick Update: Building Series

Here’s another quick update, this time about the Building Series titles. Every title in the line is being re-edited and reformatted. This isn’t just to catch typos, but to streamline jargon. I’m rolling things back to more standard and familiar roleplaying terms, and making sure that terms are used consistently across books. These will notContinue reading “Quick Update: Building Series”

Happy Anniversary, Dancing Lights Press!

Happy Anniversary, Dancing Lights Press! It was five years ago today that we released the first edition of Building Characters. Since then we’ve released hundreds of titles and dozens of bestsellers. I’ve managed to eke out a modest living doing this, while managing to maintain my oddball vision and indulge in fits of creative expression.Continue reading “Happy Anniversary, Dancing Lights Press!”

The Week’s Hottest: 30 May 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 30 May 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: 30 May 2021 Early Middle Ages Volume 1 Medieval Origins Volume 1 A HistoryContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 30 May 2021”

Now Available: Medieval Saints Vol 2 & 3

Medieval Saints is a system-agnostic sourcebook in 3 volumes for any historical, or fantasy game. It presents a look at what life was like for monks, how the monastic system operated, and the influence that monks and clergy who later became venerated as saints had over religious practice, culture, and political policies throughout the MiddleContinue reading “Now Available: Medieval Saints Vol 2 & 3”

Now Available: Medieval Saints Vol 1.

Medieval Saints is a system-agnostic sourcebook in 3 volumes for any historical, or fantasy game. It presents a look at what life was like for monks, how the monastic system operated, and the influence that monks and clergy who later became venerated as saints had over religious practice, culture, and political policies throughout the MiddleContinue reading “Now Available: Medieval Saints Vol 1.”

Upcoming Releases – 27 May 2021

27 May 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. 27 May: Medieval Saints (Medieval Reference Series, system-agnostic) 3 June: Demonology & Witchcraft (Witchcraft Reference Series, system-agnostic)Continue reading “Upcoming Releases – 27 May 2021”

The Week’s Hottest: 23 May 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 23 May 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 .Early Middle Ages Volume 1 Medieval Origins Volume 1 A History of Witchcraft, VolumeContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 23 May 2021”

Now Available: Murder & Mutiny

Murder & Mutiny is a system-agnostic sourcebook in 4 volumes, for any historical or fantasy game. It contains true tales of shipwrecks, mutineers, and mayhem on the high seas! This volume is filled with information that can be mined for worldbuilding details usable in your own settings. There are colorful characters that can be adaptedContinue reading “Now Available: Murder & Mutiny”

Upcoming Releases – 20 May 2021

20 May 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. 20 May: Murder & Mutiny (Pirate Reference Series, system-agnostic) 27 May: Medieval Saints (Medieval Reference Series, system-agnostic) 3Continue reading “Upcoming Releases – 20 May 2021”

The Week’s Hottest: 16 May 2021

Here are this week’s Hottest titles and bundles for the week ending 16 May 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 .Early Middle Ages Volume 1 A History of Witchcraft, Volume 1 Medieval Origins VolumeContinue reading “The Week’s Hottest: 16 May 2021”

Now Available: Early Middle Ages

Early Middle Ages is a system-agnostic sourcebook in two volumes, for any historical or fantasy game. It presents a real-world account of Europe from the dawn of the 9th century through the 11th century. Based on the academic work of Henry Osborn Taylor, it focuses on the effect of Christianity on scholarship and culture, forContinue reading “Now Available: Early Middle Ages”

Upcoming Releases: 13 May 2021

13 May 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. 13 May: Early Middle Ages (Medieval Reference Series, system-agnostic) 20 May: Murder & Mutiny (Pirate Reference Series,Continue reading “Upcoming Releases: 13 May 2021”

This Week’s Hottest Bundles: 9 May 2021

History of Witchcraft [BUNDLE] Date Added: 2021-05-06 This special bundle product contains the following titles. A History of Witchcraft, Volume 1 Regular price: $5.00 Bundle price: $2.50 Format: PDF Buy the bundle and get all 4 volumes for 50% off! A system-agnostic sourcebook for any historical, horror, or fantasy game. This History of Witchcraft is a system-agnostic sourcebook…   [click here for more] $20.00 $10.00   Medieval ReferenceContinue reading “This Week’s Hottest Bundles: 9 May 2021”

Now Available: A History of Witchcraft

This History of Witchcraft is a system-agnostic sourcebook for any historical, horror, or fantasy game. In four volumes it presents a real-world account of witchcraft in England between 1558 to 1718. Based on the academic work of Wallace Notestein, it focuses on the political and cultural causes and impacts of witchhunters and witch trials, ratherContinue reading “Now Available: A History of Witchcraft”

Print-on-Demand Update May 2021

Print-on-Demand Update May 2021: There are a couple of things going on right now that are affecting POD releases, so I wanted to provide a quick overview of where things stand. This affects titles that haven’t been released as POD yet, rather than titles that are already available. DriveThruRPG Cost Increase Yesterday DriveThruRPG told publishersContinue reading “Print-on-Demand Update May 2021”

New Series New Bundles! Pirates, Witches, Middle Ages

New Series New Bundles! Pirates, Witches, Middle Ages! System-agnostic reference books to help you with worldbuilding details, adventure design, and character development! Medieval Origins History, especially Medieval history, informs many tabletop roleplaying game settings. This series looks at the events and cultural shifts that led to the period we know as the Middle Ages. AContinue reading “New Series New Bundles! Pirates, Witches, Middle Ages”

Now Available: Discovery of Witches

Hello, Light Brigade! You can’t discuss the history of witchcraft without bringing up witch hunters, and you can talk about witch hunters and leave out the Witchfinder General himself, Matthew Hopkins. The volume you’re reading right now contains his classic treatise, The Discovery of Witches. Nominally an explanation of how Hopkins identified who was aContinue reading “Now Available: Discovery of Witches”

Now Available: Medieval Origins Series

Hello, Light Brigade! Blame Gary Gygax. He’s the one that started me down this path. If he hadn’t drawn so much inspiration from real-world history, and chucked it wholesale into 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, I might not have been sucked into using it as fodder for my own games. Where other people wereContinue reading “Now Available: Medieval Origins Series”