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Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Rpg books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set, 2nd Ed. (2015)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfFinally back in print, this second edition of the Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set contains everything players need to know about the world of the Guard, including rules for forming patrols and leading missions into the beleaguered territories. This second edition of the Origins Award-winning game contains new art, additional Action, Weapon, and Condition cards, and a revised and updated rule book.
Author(s): David Petersen, Luke Crane

The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide: Prompts and Activities to Create the Most Interesting Story for Your Character (The Ultimate RPG Guide Series) (2018)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfYou’ve chosen your class, bought your weapons, and rolled for your stats, and you’re now the proud owner of your own RPG (role-playing game) avatar. But before you begin your adventure, there’s so much more you can do with your character to make him or her your own! Just how evil is she? What does his dating profile look like? Where did she get that scar? What does he want for his birthday?
Author(s): James D’Amato

How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps: Step by Step Cartography for Gamers and Fans (2015)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe power of creation is at your fingertips!Orcs prepare for battle against high Elves, Dwarves retreat to the mountains and men march to the sea to reclaim crumbling fortresses. Fortunes are decided. Kingdoms are lost. Entire worlds are created. This book will teach you to bring your fictional realm to life with simple step-by-step instructions on how to draw authentic fantasy maps.
Author(s): Jared Blando

Champions Complete (2012)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe ultimate super roleplaying game returns to reclaim its crown in Champions Complete! All the legendary flexibility and power of the renowned HERO System rules engine, plus all the superhero goodness Champions has been famous for over 30 years, now in one pulse-pounding, senses -shattering, heroic handbook of superpowered action! At 240 pages, Champions Complete includes everything superhero gamers need, and nothing they don’t.
Author(s): Derek Hiemforth, Sam R. Kennedy

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD: Tabletop Aventure Game (2019)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWelcome to the worlds of 2000AD! Voyage into the far future in this versatile tabletop game of science fiction adventure.Mutant bounty hunters hunt down the scum of the universe. The noble houses of a resurgent imperial Russia use every means at their disposal to attempt to become the supreme power; using bribery, assassination, espionage, diplomacy and war.
Author(s): Darren Pearce, Robert J Schwalb, et al.

Call of Cthulhu Starter Set (2018)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfA WORLD OF MYSTERY, HORROR, AND ADVENTURE IN A BOX! This Starter Box contains everything you need to start playing Call of Cthulhu the tabletop roleplaying game of mystery and horror. Players take on the role of investigators of mysteries, uncovering dark secrets, encountering strange monsters, and thwarting sinister cults.
Author(s): Mike Mason

Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game 3rd Edition (2014)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis is the revised 3rd Edition of the , a rules-light game system based on the d20 SRD v3.5, but heavily rewritten with inspiration from early RPG game systems. It is suitable for those who are fans of “old-school” game mechanics, and it’s simple enough for children in perhaps second or third grade to play, yet still having enough depth for adults as well. Starting a new campaign?
Author(s): Chris Gonnerman

Traveller RPG Starter Box (MGP40008) (2017)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWith a wealth of high quality components, full color rule-books and a brand new campaign setting, the Traveller Starter Set is all you need to dive straight into the galaxy of the Far Future.
Author(s): Mongoose Publishing

Palladium Books Presents: Palladium Fantasy Role-Playing Game (1996)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfA complete role-playing game set in a unique realm of high fantasy and epic adventure that has thrilled fans for decades. All the fantasy elements you’d expect are there, but spun in ways that you may not expect. Magic has replaced science.
Author(s): Kevin Siembieda

The Tingleverse: The Official Chuck Tingle Role-Playing Game (2019)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfSporting events at the Billings Community Center are ending in angry outbursts, and in the woods nearby, sightings of The Manifested Concept Of Rage are becoming more and more frequent. Could the two be related? An entrepreneur moves to Montana and opens up a petting zoo for creatures of The Void. They claims the cages are secure, but when a big storm rolls into Billings some of the creatures escape. Was this their plan all along?
Author(s): Chuck Tingle

Paranoia: Core Starter Set (MGP50000) (2017)

 Best RPG Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWelcome to Alpha Complex! Welcome to the ranks of the Troubleshooters! Welcome to Paranoia! As a Troubleshooter, you are a member of Alpha Complex s most expendable elite force. Tasked with finding trouble and shooting it, you will be hunting mutants, terrorists, traitors, [CLASSIFIED], secret societies, renegade bots, and DAIVs, which are [REDACTED]. You ll save Alpha Complex from its greatest threat, unless you accidentally become Alpha Complex s greatest threat.
Author(s): Mongoose Publishing

Best Rpg Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some rpg books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Dead are Coming: A Zombie Apocalypse Survival RPG

Author(s): Diogo Nogueira
ID: 2896720, Publisher: Gallant Knight Games, Year: 2021, Size: 10 Mb, Format: pdf

1879 RPG Player's Companion

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ID: 2900274, Publisher: FASA, Year: 2021, Size: 24 Mb, Format: pdf

1879 RPG Game Master's Companion

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ID: 2900275, Publisher: FASA, Year: 2021, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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