035 Out of Print Role-playing Games

Out of print role-playing games, sometimes referred to as ‘dead games’, do you still play them? Do you need to play the latest and greatest?


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Topic of Discussion

Misdirected Mark talked about death mechanics in their ep 153 and that got me thinking about Dead Games so I figured Sean and I would talk about ‘em.

Dead Games: A game that is no longer in print and/or supported

  • What’s your favorite dead game?
  • Do you still play it?
  • What’s the fun in playing a dead game?
  • Do you need the “support” from the creator/publisher?

Die Roll – 2-4 miscellaneous points of gaming or geekery we want to share with you.


  1. Roll20 – old news to many, but I really enjoyed it https://app.roll20.net/home/
  2. This Just In From Gen Con – only a few days left to get in on this one https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1745448595/this-just-in-from-gen-con
  3. Mike Rigsby is awesome!


  1. Savage Worlds Web Tools – The tools available here at this time are: Dice Roller, Raise Calculator, Extras Database, Character Creator, and Mass Battles.http://waveyourgeekflag.blogspot.com/2015/05/savage-worlds-web-tools.html
  2. Cast of heroes for Marvel Civil War http://io9.com/the-entire-marvel-cinematic-universe-has-been-cast-in-c-1702873410


About the Author
The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.