Rolling the Dice: Tabletop Gaming

Showcasing tabletop gaming

Rolling the Dice: Tabletop Gaming

👋 Hi there! Welcome to the latest edition of SUPERJUMP Weekly. This week, we're celebrating the world of tabletop gaming: from D&D cheat sheets all the way through to building entire digital tabletop experiences in Figma. In this issue, we also showcase the works of Ross Gardner and feature Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen in our latest On the Radar update.


✍️ Story Showcase: Tabletop Gaming
⭐ Author Showcase: Ross Gardner
📡 On the Radar: Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen
📅 This Week on SJP
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Playing Tabletop RPGs via Figma

Going where no TTRPG-mad Trekkie had gone before
✍️ Chris Bam Harrison

From Paper to Data: The Digitisation of Tabletop RPGs

RPGs past, present and future, in conversation with's Alex Evans
✍️ Cat Bussell

Dungeons and Dragons and Therapy: An Interview With Dr. Megan Connell

Roleplaying and tabletop gaming as therapy
✍️ Kyle Solomon

Revisiting Crimson Shroud, a Forgotten Cousin of Ivalice

Part visual novel, part tabletop RPG, all Yasumi Matsuno
✍️ Brandon R. Chinn

The Classes of Dungeons and Dragons: A Cheat Sheet

A reference sheet to the 12 basic classes in Dungeons and Dragons
✍️ Cat Webling

Interview With Realm Architect Creator Nils Philips

Explore the world of virtual desktop gaming like never before with Realm Architect, a new tool for DMs to enjoy
✍️ Cat Webling



Deus Ex: 23 Years Later

The world of Deus Ex reflects our current situation

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines - A Retrospective

You don't just play the game, you live it

Tribes Vengeance: The Forgotten FPS

Ross Joseph Gardner

Super Metroid at 30

Exploring the world of a classic franchise at its 30th birthday

Are you enjoying Ross's stories? Check out his Author Profile for more.

Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen


PC gaming fans are known to mourn for some of the features that were lost when games went all digital. Feelies - physical objects used in puzzles or simply for scene-setting - are one thing that vanished long ago. But a few developers are bringing them back, and Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen is going the extra mile.

The player takes on the role of the editor-in-chief of a tiny newspaper circa 1991. Consolidation means that one-paper towns are now the norm, and your own rag is about to lose. Along comes the untimely death of a notable local figure, a story with the potential to turn your fortunes around - provided you're willing to be flexible with your ethics.

The objective is to report on Evergreen's passing while dealing with your own personal woes and those of the paper. As a journalist, your objective is to get to the bottom of what's going on. As editor-in-chief, your objective is to make the story interesting. As with some other journalism-themed games (such as Times & Galaxy, featured here a few months back), the player gets to choose how facts are presented. Turn up something salacious, and you can report it honestly, sensationalize it for sales, or cover it up to protect those involved.

Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen features a deluxe edition with some very interesting features. It includes a physical version of the Evergreen file, reporter's notebooks and a set of minitapes along with a 90s-style portable tape player to listen to them. Fans of recent feelie-based detective games should find this very interesting.

Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen is pending a release date.

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✍️ Andrew Johnston



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