Welcome to Dancing Lights Press

Dancing Lights Press is a lo-fi publisher of tabletop roleplaying systems and system-agnostic creative aids, including the best selling Building series, the DoubleZero action thriller system, and Hippogryph, a fantasy story game system with traditional  roots. Our products embrace a minimalist aesthetic in design and presentation because roleplaying is an activity, not a collection of expensive rulebooks.

The Building Series

The bestselling line of creative aids for players and gamemasters. System- and setting-agnostic, you can use these books with any tabletop roleplaying game or world.

DoubleZero System

DoubleZero is a skills-driven, percentile based, modern action thriller roleplaying game system.

Hippogryph System

Hippogryph is a d20-based, story-driven tabletop fantasy roleplaying system. It is the collision of the D20 System and Fate RPG, but like the legendary creature it is more than the sum of its parts. This isn’t off-brand D&D with Fate aspects stapled on, nor is it a collection of feats, spells, and class abilities translated into Fate terms. Hippogryph is a unique system that blends established legacy fundamentals with flexible, DIY story game ideals.


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News and Updates

Our company blog has articles on products in development, opinions pieces on the roleplaying hobby and industry, and announcements for our latest releases. You can read the latest News and Updates here.

Our Story

The About page has more information on who we are, what we do, and why we do it. You can read all about the Black Box Movement, Lo-Fi Pubishing, and Remix Culture, philosophies that have shaped the way we create and do business. You can read the About page here.

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Have questions or comments? You can reach us through the contact page. Typical response time is 24-48 hours. You can visit the Contact page here.

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