A lot of us have to stay home right now, but these weird and uncomfortable times bring out the best in people.
Some publishers support brick-and-mortar stores with profits they make on their webstore, some give a discount on your orders. And some designers and publishers help you get through the days by providing games for free.
We may be home alone, but
1 Player Guild-member darkyeoman has started a thread on BoardGameGeek where some more games are mentioned:
Grey Gnome Games
This week you can download the fun games by Jason Glover for free on PNP Arcade:
Desolate, Desolate: Dark Matters pack 1, Desolate: Dark Matters pack 2, Desolate: Insurgence
Jamey Stegmaier designed a free roll-and-write game called Nine Worlds for fans of his board games.
Download Nine Worlds (version 2)
Check the Stonemaier Games Facebook page for teaching videos
CMON released XenoShyft: Print & Play as a free download. The full Dreadmire rule book is included in the 56-pages download.
Download Xenoshyft: Print & Play
Shem Phillips released a free print-and-play mini expansion for Explorers of the North Sea called The Crew.
Isaac Childres started his fourth community-driven campaign for Gloomhaven: The Blacksmith and the Bear.
He also provided print and play files for all starting characters in Frosthaven and Jaws of the Lion, so you can play the campaign with these if you'd like.
Road To Infamy Games released files for Canvas and Crypt:
Noah Patterson has made all of his games on DriveThruRPG free to download. Perhaps you'd like to try one of the many 1-page games.
Portal Games offers free content for their games on a special webpage: Stay at home and play for free. The first offerings are:
A free case for Detective: Suburbia (you don't need to own the game to play this)
Three solo scenarios for Empires of the North
More to follow in the coming days.
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games released a pdf with solo rules for Gelatinous.
Board & Dice
Board & Dice offers to provide you with the PnP files for one of their games every month until September, for 5 euro (for the whole package):
April: Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker
June: Pocket Mars + the Valskyrr campaign expansion for Mistfall
August: Multiuniversum + the Deeper Dungeon expansion for Shadowscape
September: Mistfall: Chronicles of Frost
Further details in their store page.
Earlier posts in this series: