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New Release: The Baneful Shroud of the Everdark RPG Soundscapes!

4 Sep

Hello folks, just a post to let you know that our latest release, part of our new range of Audio products for the hobby, “Worlds of Sound”, This first one being titled: The Baneful Shroud of the Everdark”.

Worlds of Sound: The Baneful Shroud of the Everdark, RPG Audio Soundscapes

Grinning Skull Studios is proud to present to you the very first of the “Worlds of Sound” RPG Audio range.
The Banefule Shroud of the Everdark is a collection of six MP3 audio tracks, designed to accompany your RPGs, Wargames and LARP games, and add an extra level of ambient atmosphere.
Composed by the marvelous, Mark Gibbons, these tracks are themed to fit most RPG situations and encounters you may find in a stock fantasy adventure environment or to play in the background during gaming sessions!
Each audio pack comes complete with a PDF guide that includes print-out labels for those of you who want to make a CD for that old skool vibe!

Track listings:

  • TRACK 1: Dark Legends Foretold. (Dance of the Dead) M.J. Gibbons. 7.16.
  • TRACK 2: Across the Ocean to Peril. (The Ocean) M.J. Gibbons. 4.23.
  • TRACK 3: Unhallowed Gates of Impending Doom. (Impending Doom) M.J. Gibbons. 6.36.
  • TRACK 4: Deeper into the Darkness. (Clockwork) M.J. Gibbons. 6.31.
  • TRACK 5: Ebon Shades of Forgotten Times. (Until the Edge of Time) M.J. Gibbons. 4.17.
  • TRACK 6: Triumphant Against All Odds. (Heroes Return) M.J. Gibbons. 5.05.

Please share this link with anyone you think would be interested in this great new RPG hobby product!

You can find the product here: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/326918/Worlds-of-Sound-The-Baneful-Shroud-of-the-Everdark

Keep a look out for future “Worlds of Sound” Audio releases as well as all our other hobby releases over at DrivethruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios

We are back,The Grinning Skull is back online!!

9 Aug

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Well folks, after a lot of messing around, creating a archive/new site, much hair pulling out and other guff. We are back.

I could sit here and type to you, what the hell has gone on, but suffice to say I’m not going to bore you with an entire catalogue of problems, I’m just happy that this is sorted.

The only thing is, it’s now left me with an other site, with an almost identical set up as here. Never the less, for now, I’m going to update both and after some jiggery pokery, I’ll post on both, amend links and try to integrate them with each other. That way, if anything goes tits up again, everything will be up to date.

Of course, all this has caused some damage to my online space, with the various algorithms and doo-dah’s on the internet, I hope to overcome this blip eventually (plus, having two sites listed with links to each other, and material etc can’t be a bad thing? Right?) So for now, while I sort out stuff on here, and www.grinningskullstudios.design.blog (which for those of you who don’t know, is where the archived site exists also)

All posts from there, will be exported/reblogged on here, just for my completist nature. You’ll be able to read them as soon as I get sorted out, but if you want to read it now, jump over to www.grinningskullstudios.design.blog and read them now.

I’m just glad that the original is back.

Catch you later, and let me know if any of you subscribers are getting notified, or any other things have stirred (blog network links, rss and other crap) into resurrection!

Grinning Skull Studios October Release Round-Up

4 Nov

Well, as the saying goes, better late than never, indeed we are a few days late in posting the mammoth load of Grinning Skull studios publications that were released last month. I actually think that it’s a new record here, which also leaves us only 31 releases left before we hit 200 Grinning Skull publications in total! Quite a milestone, which I’m pretty confident will easily get smashed to take us over this before 2018 is upon us!

I’m hoping that by the end of 2018, we can get to 400, which would be very cool a target indeed and something I’ll be seriously trying to get to! anyway, enough about the future, let’s talk about the past, hop in my metaphoric time capsule with me and let’s explore October…

First up are two titles for use with those of you who play any sort of Apocalyptic RPG. Aimed at the zombie genre of play, but easily put to use for nuclear aftermath type games, or any other end of the world themed game. Check them out here:

(DriveThruRPG)

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223014/100-Useful-Scavenged-Items-from-a-Zombie-Apocalypse?src=hottest_filtered&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223015/100-Useless-Scavenged-Items-from-a-Zombie-Apocalypse?src=also_purchased&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

(RPGnow)

http://www.rpgnow.com/product/223014/100-Useful-Scavenged-Items-from-a-Zombie-Apocalypse?src=hottest_filtered&coverSizeTestPhase2=true 

http://www.rpgnow.com/product/223015/100-Useless-Scavenged-Items-from-a-Zombie-Apocalypse?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

Now one for those fans of Steampunk, and introducing a brand new author who I’m sure you’ll be seeing more of in the coming months, Aaron Canton, brings us 100 Airship side quests. You can check it out here:

(DriveThruRPG) http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223759/100-Airship-Side-Quests-for-any-Steampunk-RPG-Campaign?src=hottest_filtered&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

(RPGnow) http://www.rpgnow.com/product/223759/100-Airship-Side-Quests-for-any-Steampunk-RPG-Campaign?manufacturers_id=8807

October’s Pointless classic title is 100 B-Movies, ideal to fill in background fluff in modern settings, It’s a Pay What You Want Title (as are all Pointless Classics) so technically free to download, although the more generous of you out there can donate a bit (if you want, you don’t have to!) as a special way of thanking us for our kindness at making these available this way!

(DriveThruRPG) http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223736/100-BMovies-playing-at-the-Movie-Theatre-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

(RPGnow) http://www.rpgnow.com/product/223736/100-BMovies-playing-at-the-Movie-Theatre-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

Number three in our very popular Riddles series focuses on riddles with a modern theme, ideal for all sorts of contemporary games and RPGs, why not even as a fun way to test your mates for the odd hour, 100 riddles 3, complete with answers are available here:

(DriveThuRPG) http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/223170/100-Riddles-Volume-3-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

(RPGnow) http://www.rpgnow.com/product/223170/100-Riddles-Volume-3-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference title series is a new line, collated to help bring some authentic atmosphere to many different RPG & LARP games. From alternate history, Cthulhu, Steampunk, modern horror and more. These titles have proved to be well received and with much more in the works, we are sure there are a few that you’ll get some use from. All material is taken from the historical record and Public Domain.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Antique Maps of Great Britain, Poster Map Collection.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Antique Poster Maps of Europe Poster Map Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Antique Poster Maps of London Poster Map Collection.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Antique World Maps- Poster Map Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Victorian Newspaper Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Airship Plans Poster Collection.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Astronomy Poster Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Botanical Poster Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Circus Plans Posters Collection: Clowns

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Circus Posters Collection: Clowns

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Medical Anatomy Poster Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Scientific Poster Collection Vol 1.

Grinning Skull’s Historical Reference Series: Vintage Zoological Poster Collection Vol 1.

3 Collected Bundles of the first title releases are also available at a discount where these titles are sold!!

The series so far can be seen over on our Drive Thru RPG and RPG now Publisher store pages:

(DriveThruRPG): http://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios/subcategory/24344_28857/Historical-reference

(RPGnow) http://www.rpgnow.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios/subcategory/24344_28857/Historical-reference

Finally we are happy to report we now have a publisher page on Drivethru Comics, here we intend to publish classic comic cover collections and reprints from the Public Domain. The first are The Skeletal Spectres Vol 1 collections, 5 3×3 A4 print at home posters in one PDF, plus each of these covers is also available in 5×5 A4 sized versions, and the massive 8×8 A4 posters! Make sure you have some ink in  your printer as the big ones are going to take some printing (If you prefer, just use black ink for a B&W cheaper version, or better still, use someone else’s printer!!)

All these are available at the new DriveThruComics Publisher page: http://www.drivethrucomics.com/browse/pub/8807

Also, I almost forgot to mention this 13 title collection of Dungeon themed titles (I missed it off last month I believe) which can be purchased at both DriveThruRPG: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/222655/Grims-Fantastic-Dungeon-Collection-Bundle-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

and at RPGnow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222655/Grims-Fantastic-Dungeon-Collection-Bundle-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTestPhase2=true

Also, check us regularly for new titles and news!

September New Releases End of the Month Round-Up!

28 Sep

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Nearly the end of the month, and this month’s releases too. Here’s a quick round-up of the releases this September so far…

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222254/SingularityAdventure-Module-GSAM02?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222319/SRVC-Clausius-Ship-Plans-Poster?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222315/Ferrous-Sun-Ship-Plans-Poster?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222364/Singularity-Adventure-Bundle-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222006/100-Dusty-Paperbacks-on-an-Abandoned-Bookshelf-for-all-Modern-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/221314/20-Sides-of-Karma-Evil-Toys-from-the-Toymasters-Workshop?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/220550/SciFi-Bundle-Collection-Vol-1-BUNDLE?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

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http://www.rpgnow.com/product/220429/100-Things-Killer-Toys-do-when-your-back-is-turned-for-all-Modern-Horror-RPGs?src=newest&coverSizeTest=true

http://www.rpgnow.com/product/222655/Grims-Fantastic-Dungeon-Collection-Bundle-BUNDLE

Also don’t forget to check out our publisher pages at:

RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios
DriveThruRPG: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios
Wargame Vault: http://www.wargamevault.com/browse/pub/8807/Grinning-Skull-Studios

For more titles in our ranges!!

  

Free (ish!) 100 Dusty Paperbacks on an Abandoned Bookshelf for Modern RPGs Download Now!

20 Sep

Hello again, just a post to let you know about this month’s Pointless Classics title is 100 Dusty Paperbacks on an Abandoned Bookshelf for all Modern RPGs.

This PDF is ideal for those moments during your game when players are searching and scavenging on shelves and so on. Not every search will come up with anything decent for your PC’s will find scrounging about, so why not throw them some tatty old paperback books instead! Inside there are 100 random books for them to discover,  complete with a genre (For adding an author you can use 100 Stupid, Silly or Offensive Names for all RPGs, or any of our name PDFs from our Publisher pages here DrivethruRPG and RPGnow.)

As with the other monthly Pointless Classic titles, they are Pay What You Want, which means exactly that, you pay what you want! If you’re feeling generous you can pay a little donation (which helps to our running costs) or just get the titles for free! That’s right, FREE!

Of course, we have a steadily ever growing range of digital pdf hobby products which can be browsed at our respective publisher pages at DriveThruRPG, RPGnow, and Wargame Vault by clicking the links on this page.

I’ll be back later to discuss more on my first impressions on Osprey’s Rogue Stars, which I’m pouring over right now…

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