New in the Online Store: Doom on the Warden and Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 5

A trio of great new releases today. For fans of James Ward’s classic Metamorphosis Alpha RPG comes Doom on the Warden, an all new adventure full of twists and secrets that threatens to turn everything on its head. Available in hardback or a deluxe, foil cover edition hardback.

And once you’ve holstered that ray gun, go ahead and snatch up a broadsword and wade into Tales From the Magician’s Skull Number 5, the sword-and-sorcery magazine that brings old school adventure to new life. Packed with six all-new tales from today’s leading-edge authors, and bursting with art that celebrates the genre’s long heritage, Tales From the Magician’s Skull is the cannot-be-missed source for modern sword-and-sorcery.

Metamorphosis Alpha: Doom on the Warden Hardcover – Print + PDF

Strange things are afoot on the starship Warden. Ominous happenings that will have an impact that lasts…forever.

Legendary game designer James M. Ward brings you Doom on the Warden, a Metamorphosis Alpha adventure of horror in space. The adventure includes pre-generated characters and is playable as part of a campaign or as stand-alone play. Doom on the Warden is a new frontier for Metamorphosis Alpha, in both style and substance, and for the first time, the pre-generated characters include wolfoids.

Doom on the Warden is packed with the answers to the starship Warden’s biggest mysteries!

  • The Adventure: James M. Ward’s most devious adventure ever! Part hex crawl, part deadly delve. Forty-four years after the original release of Metamorphosis Alpha, the story of the second half of the voyage is finally being told.
  • Campaign-Style Play: Drop this adventure into your ongoing campaign to turn everything on its head. Complacent denizens of the starship Warden will find themselves racing to uncover the deepest of the Warden’s secrets, and to restore its course.
  • Convention-Style Play: Three teams of pre-generated characters, each with their own individual reasons for undertaking this deadly quest, are ready to populate your table as the adventure was originally run.
  • The Maps: A map of the mysterious “Level 0” and the military command dome found within.

Metamorphosis Alpha: Doom on the Warden Hardcover (Gold Foil Edition) – Print + PDF

The same great content of the hardback release, but in an leatherette hardcover with a stylish gold foil cover design. A great match for our Metamorphosis Alpha gold foil hardback Deluxe Collector’s Edition.

Tales From the Magician’s Skull – No. 5 – Print + PDF

Experience the sword and sorcery adventure that is Tales From The Magician’s Skull #5!

Behold! I have fashioned a magazine like those from fabled days of yore. It overflows with thrilling adventures. There are swords, and there is sorcery. There are dark deeds and daring rescues. There are lands where heroes fear to tread. Dare you imagine it? Picture this as well — maps to wondrous and terrible places. Electrifying art for every tale. Guides to bring the terrors within to your own game table. All I lack are a few paltry shekels. Grant them to me, and I shall fling open a new portal to a world of ancient wonders! Join me, mortal dogs! Together we shall storm the gates of Valhalla!

Tales From The Magician’s Skull is a magazine of all-new swords & sorcery fiction. Issue #5 features cover art by Sanjulian, and stories by Adrian Cole, James Enge, John C. Hocking, Violette Malan, Adrian Simmons, and C.L. Werner. The magazine is edited by Howard Andrew Jones and published by Joseph Goodman of Goodman Games. Each story is lovingly illustrated by industry stalwarts, and issue #5 features art by Chris Arneson, Randy Broecker, Samuel Dillon, Jennell Jaquays, Doug Kovacs, Peter Mullen, and Russ Nicholson.

Finally, issue #5 includes a short appendix presenting DCC RPG stats for all the new material contained inside!

Author: billward

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