The Rolistes Present… “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”

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This month’s panel is the sort of panel that I created “The Rolistes Present…” for.

It offers a unique insight on the tabletop RPG community in a European country and, who knows, might lead to the development of coll future interactions (I am crossing fingers for my guest to join us in London for Dragonmeet in 2020).

To take us to the shores of Lusitania our guides will be:

  • Especuatório/Rubber Chicken Games – Daniel Carvalho (He/Him)
    Published author by Edita-me and RPG writer for Especulatório and Rubber Chicken Games. Member of the portuguese RPG broadcasting platform Rola Iniciativa, and the creator of games such as Asilo, A Dinner to Die For and The Darkest Side.
  • RPGénesis – Claudia Silva (She/Her)
    Started RPing and GMing in 1997. Created and admins the Portuguese RPG Discord Server – RPG Portugal, and admins its sister community on Facebook. Is the creator of the first Portuguese RPG-design jam RPGénesis, which first ran in August 2010. Has been an editor for White Wolf, supplied art for indie RPGs and supplements, as well as written an entire supplement about villains that ended up never being published. Is still quite sad about that. Is Lead Writer for the UK-based LARP Death Unto Darkness. Has created the RPGs “Drama Gakuen”, “Generation Hex”, “Senryaku” and “Phonomancer”.
  • Rola Iniciativa – André Tavares (He/Him)
    André is a producer and content creator at Rola Iniciativa platform, being the most notorious show Roll for Diplomacy where André already interview RPG designers such as Adam KoebelLuke CraneJohn Harper and the Bakers. He’s the co-owner of Maré Baixa, an independent tabletop game publisher, counting with a couple of small games published, such as Tower of Arcana, Dungeon Heart and The Orc and the Pie. André is also the founder of Rolisboa, the Portuguese RPG convention, and ultimately he gives the best hugs.

I renew my call to my panellists, tabletop RPG authors and fans from Portugal to visit us in London for Dragonmeet 2020.

If you are yourself already in London, please consider joining our next monthly “London Le Drinks & Dices” at Bad Moon Cafe every first Wednesday of the month.


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Tabletop RPGs & games
Dungeons & Dragons Red Box” by TSR
Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition” and “Dungeons & Dragons 5 Edition” by Wizards of the Coast
Vampire the Masquerade by Modiphius
Call of Cthulhu” by Sandy Petersen & Lynn Willis for Chaosium
Cthulhu Dark” by Graham Walmsley
Pathfinder” by Paizo
““Chronicles of Darkness” by Onyx Path Publishing
Powered by the Apocalypse aka Apocalypse Game Engine” by D. Vincent Baker and Meguey Baker
Cyberpunk” and “Cybergeneration (2nd Edition)” by R. Talsorian Games
Legend of the Five Rings” by Fantasy Flight Games
World of Darkness“, “Vampire: the Masquerade 2nd Edition” and “Vampire: the Masquerade: Revised Edition” and “Mage: The Ascension” by White Wolf
Na Floresta” aka “In the Forest” by Bruno Ribeiro
Herois Modernos” aka “Modern Heroes” and “Cidade Obscura” aka “Obscure City” by João Mariano
Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG” by Eden Studios
Primetime Adventures” by Dog-Eared Designs
Radokai” by Disciple Studios
Monsterhearts” by Avery Mcdaldno for Buried Without Ceremony 
Terra Adentro” by Ricardo Tavares
Aquelarre” by NoSoloRol
Shadows of Esteren” by Studio Agate
In Nomine Satanis/Magne Veritas” by Croc for Siroz Team covered in our episode 14 “Parental Advisory Required In Nomine Satanis Magna Veritas (with July)

Mentioned events, books, movies, plays, video games,
magazines, podcasts and TV shows
in Lisbon
InvictaCon in Porto by Board Gamers Porto
“40 Years of D&D Day” in Porto
Dragonmeet in London
UK Games Expo in Birmingham

Businesses, Places, Shops, Organisations & Personalities
Bruno Ribeiro from Rola Inicitiva author of “Na Floresta”
João Mariano author of “Cidade Obscura”
Ricardo Tavares, aka gamerdreamerman
Devir, international boardgames, comics and cardgames publisher\distributor

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