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ION GUARD - ICONS Edition now on sale!
You know the drill, folks. It's now available in PDF through RPGNow & DriveThruRPG. Well? What are you waiting for? Grab it now and spread the word!

ION Guard Cover (low res)
Link to DriveThruRPG

ENnies Voting Over!
The voting for the ENnies has now finished. To everyone who voted for Atomic Highway and R.A.D., thank you so much for the support. Now we have to wait until August 4th to see if we got enough votes to win anything.

Colin Chapman Interview!
RPG Examiner on Examiner.com interviewed Colin Chapman about R.A.D. and Atomic Highway. See the interview here: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-6911-RPG-Examiner~y2010m7d22-Interview-with-Colin-Chapman-of-Radioactive-Ape-Designs

Vote for Atomic Highway and R.A.D.!
If you want Atomic Highway or R.A.D. to win an ENnie Award, please vote for us! It is your support that counts, and your vote that matters in the ENnies! Visit http://www.ennie-awards.com/voting/ballot.asp and make your voice heard, and if any of your friends really enjoy the game, give them a nudge that way too. You know you want to. ;)

Atomic Highway Nominated for ENnie Award!

Atomic Highway has been nominated for the Best Rules ENnie Award 2010! R.A.D. is humbled and excited by this news, and is proud to be recognized among so many other excellent games! The full listing can be seen here: http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/?page_id=784

The Fan Choice award for Best Publisher is also up for grabs, so if you want to vote for us, you can do so here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dENDQmgtekpNaUwwek13Wm9oREh4blE6MA

Atomic Highway Nominated for Indie RPG Awards 2009
As if the ENnie wasn't stunning enough on its own, Atomic Highway has also been listed for the Indie RPG 2009 Awards. Suffice to say, R.A.D. is awed and gobsmacked! The listing of fantastic entries can be seen here: http://www.rpg-awards.com/2009/registered_games.shtml

Your ION Guard Illustrated!

To celebrate the success of the BASH edition of ION Guard, and the impending release of the ICONS edition, Jess is offering his services as an illustrator to depict your ION Guard! Your character can look this cool for only $15!

What do you need to do? Contact Jess via e-mail at orc_chief_jess[at]hotmail[dot]com with details of what you want your ION Guard to look like (and how you want their standard uniform styled), and he'll give you the details for the Paypal payment as well as discuss which image format and resolution you'd prefer.

The image will belong to you (it's your character after all), and I can testify that Jess is awesome and easy to communicate and work with.

ION Guard - BASH! Edition now available on RPGNow & DriveThruRPG!
Well? What are you waiting for? Buy it at DriveThruStuff!

Web Enhancement 4 for Atomic Highway has been updated
Head over to the Freebies page for the latest download: The Steel Beak & Flesh Ivy.

Coming in August!

ION Guard

ION Guard Cover (low res)

The Intergalactic Ordinance Network (ION) Guard is a heroic peacekeeping organization that has served to protect and defend the intelligent species of the many sectors of the Universe for the last billion years.

Dedicated to protecting sapient races against disaster, villainy, and intergalactic criminality, the ION Guard is a force for justice with an illustrious history, whose members have acted as investigators, peacekeepers, law enforcers, mediators, defenders, and aid workers throughout the Universe.

Each Guardsman — wearing the iconic golden ION Fist that has become synonymous with justice for many intergalactic inhabitants — is a cosmic powerhouse, capable of bringing the vast forces of an artificially harnessed singularity to bear against the enemies of peace, justice, and life.

Throughout the Universe they strive against evil and darkness. Though powerful, they are spread all too thin: they are but small lights, beacons of hope in the vast darkness enfolding the stars.

To be a Guardsman is to serve the Universe and a cause far greater than any one individual. To be a Guardsman is to wield incredible power with awesome responsibility. To be a Guardsman is to bravely face tremendous foes and staggering odds, no matter how overwhelming, when fighting the good fight.

Let evil fear the ION Guard!

ION Guard is the first issue of the ION Space line of licensed supplements for ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying by Adamant Entertainment! ION Space will introduce alien species and empires, interplanetary organizations, and galactic empires, and cosmic threats. Each ION Space issue may be slotted into your existing ICONS campaign individually, or woven together to provide a vast and expanding outer space setting for your heroes to explore…and defend!

ION Guard is also being produced for Basic Action Games!' BASH! Ultimate Edition RPG - http://www.bashrpg.com/

ION Guard BASH Cover (low res)

ICONS and associated marks and logos are trademarks of Steve Kenson and Adamant Entertainment, and are used under license. See http://www.adamantentertainment.com for more information on ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying.

New web Enhancement for Atomic Highway now online
Head over to the Freebies page for the latest download: The Steel Beak.

New web Enhancement for Atomic Highway now online
Head over to the Freebies page for the latest download: 2 ready-to-use muscle cars and a new vehicle flaw.

Errata & FAQ for Atomic Highway now online
Head over to the Freebies page for the latest download.

First Printing of Atomic Highway gone!
Sold out! Gone! All gone! All in the hands of gamers lovingly exploring their own apocalpses... apocalypsi? What is the plural of apocalypse anyway?

Irradiated Freaks now On Sale!

Muties. Freaks. Abominations. Radscum. Monsters.

The twisted victims of radiation, biochemical warfare, and mutagenic agents, mutants are outsiders, loathed, feared, shunned and victimized by the ranks of normal humanity. Whether unique in their taint or members of stable groups of new radborn species, mutants may possess abilities strange or horrific, may be threat or ally, individuals every bit as complex and individual as any normal man.

Buy it at DriveThruStuff!

Web Enhancement 2
Grab the latest web enhancement from our Freebies page. Now. That's an order. Why are you still here?


Cubicle 7 – Radioactive Ape Designs Publishing Partnership Announced
Cubicle 7 Entertainment and Radioactive Ape Designs are pleased to announce they have formed a publishing partnership.
The partnership sees Radioactive Ape’s Best Selling post apocalyptic PDF “Atomic Highway” appear in print format through distributors and stores this coming June.
“I’ve been a fan of Colin’s work for many years, during his time freelancing across the industry, so when he started producing his own works I took notice. Also, as a fan of dark future fiction and games, Atomic Highway immediately hit all the right buttons on my radar”, said Angus Abranson of Cubicle 7, “The fact that the game has gone on to be a best seller in the PDF market and has received glowing reviews only cemented my desire to team up with him and help bring the game to a wider audience.”
“The success of Atomic Highway really caught me by surprise.” added Colin Chapman, Director of Radioactive Ape Design. “It quickly became clear that Atomic Highway needed real publishing power behind it if it was going to meet the demands of the print publication marketplace. Cubicle 7 have rapidly established themselves as a highly-regarded company at the forefront of RPG publishing, so I had no hesitation in teaming up with them.”

About Cubicle 7 Entertainment Ltd
Cubicle 7 Entertainment is a British-based publisher and events company, specialising in the games industry. Founded in 2006, by Angus Abranson and Dominic McDowall-Thomas, the company has published role-playing games from a list of licensed and home-grown properties including Victoriana, Starblazer Adventure (based on DC Thomson’s 80’s Starblazer comic series), SLA Industries, Qin: The Warring States and the recent Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space (licensed from the BBC). Cubicle 7 also works with a number of publishing partners helping bring their creations to print and into distribution. In June 2009 Cubicle 7 announced it had joined the Rebellion Group.
Cubicle 7 Entertainment: http://www.cubicle7.co.uk

About Radioactive Ape Designs
Radioactive Ape Designs was established in 2009 by Colin Chapman, a veteran RPG freelance writer and designer with credits in over forty publications for various RPG lines including All Flesh Must Be Eaten, Godlike, Hollow Earth Expedition, Iron Kingdoms, and Talislanta among others. Atomic Highway, the first R.A.D. RPG is a rules light post apocalyptic game using the V6 Engine game system. Support for the game is already underway and further RPGs using the V6 Engine are being developed.
Radioactive Ape Designs: http://radioactiveapedesigns.com/

Dave Graffam has been at it again! This time he's produced official Atomic Highway seven-zone vehicle distance tracking mats. This game accessory features a heavily-weathered stretch of highway divided into 7 zones, which is just what you need to keep track of vehicle positions during chases. Two overhead views are provided in this packet, giving you a choice of a "straight overhead" look or a slight angled "perspective" view. As a bonus, it comes with a 28mm-30mm battle mat of the same road! The battle mat measures 16" x 20", which you can easily assemble from 4 sheets of standard-sized pages. An optional 1" gridded version of this battle mat is included. CONTENTS: 2 full-color vehicle distance tracker sheets, and 2 full-color battle mats (plain or gridded). Each file in this set is in high-quality 300dpi resolution.

Grab 'em cheap HERE at DriveThruRPG

Radioactive Ape Designs is delighted to announce that it is working with DriveThruRPG.com to sell .pdf copies of Atomic Highway! You can purchase Atomic Highway and other fine RPG publications by clicking the DriveThruRPG banner!
DriveThruRPG.com

Dave Graffam has been at it again! This time he's produced official Atomic Highway seven-zone vehicle distance tracking mats. This game accessory features a heavily-weathered stretch of highway divided into 7 zones, which is just what you need to keep track of vehicle positions during chases. Two overhead views are provided in this packet, giving you a choice of a "straight overhead" look or a slight angled "perspective" view. As a bonus, it comes with a 28mm-30mm battle mat of the same road! The battle mat measures 16" x 20", which you can easily assemble from 4 sheets of standard-sized pages. An optional 1" gridded version of this battle mat is included. CONTENTS: 2 full-color vehicle distance tracker sheets, and 2 full-color battle mats (plain or gridded). Each file in this set is in high-quality 300dpi resolution.

Grab 'em cheap HERE at DriveThruRPG

R.A.D. is pleased to announce official Atomic Highway paper miniatures and papercraft models by the talented hand of Dave Graffam! Dave has already produced his first licensed set, a highly affordable but high quality group of Remnant Sentinels available HERE at DriveThruRPG, also useful for depicting well-armed characters of any post-apocalyptic setting! Look for this and other great official support material from Dave in the future!

Tweaked versions of the character and vehicle/mount sheets have just been uploaded to the Freebies section! Enjoy!

Enhancement 1 for Atomic Highway is now up providing a small selection of new vehicles and several new Vehicle Customizations. Grab a copy on the Freebies page now!

Radioactive Ape Designs is terrified to announce its ‘partnership’ with Jerry D. Grayson, grand tyrant of Khepera Publishing (Hellas: Worlds of Sun and Stone), following Grayson’s recent escape from a maximum security facility in Tunisia. What does this mean for you, the gaming public, and frankly, why should you care? Because Khepera Publishing, as part of Jerry’s latest bid for world domination, are publishing R.A.D.’s #1-selling Atomic Highway - Post Apocalyptic Roleplaying RPG as a softcover book under the Khepera banner!

Colin Chapman, high mucky-muck of R.A.D. has this to say: “Frankly, Jerry frightens me! It’s those crazy eyes of his! When he said he’d like to ‘help’ publish and print Atomic Highway and get it into stores early in the New Year, I had no choice but to agree; at least now I won’t be first against the wall!”

Jerry D. Grayson, said: “Muahahahah!”

Look for Atomic Highway in stores early in 2010, and let your retailer know you want a copy. Don't disappoint Jerry... please?

Radioactive Ape Designs is delighted to announce that it is working with DriveThruRPG.com to sell .pdf copies of Atomic Highway! You can purchase Atomic Highway and other fine RPG publications by clicking the DriveThruRPG banner!
DriveThruRPG.com

Atomic Highway is done!
Well, after much toil, Atomic Highway goes to print next week, and will be available in stores as soon as it's printed and shipped! More news on that front as elements such as shipping dates become clearer.
In other Atomic Highway news, the .pdf will go up on sale on Drivethrurpg as soon as they set my account up, which should hopefully be any day now. You can already find the character and vehicle/mount sheets up for download on this site, and the Atomic Highway Homebrewer's Guide pdf is also up for download too; not rules or regulations or anything, but rather a 2-page pdf explaining how to mechanically create and balance various elements of the game for your own use. Look out for a pdf of extra materials (a few more vehicles and weapons) as a freebie download as well in the next week or two.