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Roar Cat Reads is a community based in Vancouver and beyond that celebrates all things queer and nerdy.

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LGBTQ+ Summer Book Bingo

Now until August 31, 2022


Share what you’re reading with the hashtag #RCRBOOKBINGO2022 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Entries must be received by August 31, 2022 to be considered for the drawing.

If you have any questions, email roarcatreads@gmail.com.

Happy Reading!

Don’t know where to start? Check out our list of 100+ book reviews.


Rachel and Tricia Professional DM

Roar Cat Reads is run by Tricia and Rachel

Ko-Fi Shop

Common Sense & Sensibility: A Regency Lady TTRPG

NOW AVAILABLE


“It is exceedingly well known that the life of a lady is far from easy. Death raises its grisly visage at every turn: whether from shawl insufficiency or too many novels, a Regency-era lady can never be too cautious.”

In this TTRPG character funnel, Regency ladies will test their delicate mettle and try to stay alive. This handbook lays out the game’s core rules, character creation instructions, and a list of the surprisingly mundane events that can test a lady’s constitution.

Check out the other FREE material in our Ko-Fi shop:

  • Walking Across Middle-Earth
  • D&D One Shot | Owlbears: Fierce Foe or Fearsome Friend?
  • RPG One Shot | School Sucks: A High School Horror Adventure

DMs Pocket Guide podcast

Listen to DM’s Pocket Guide,
our podcast for new and learning D&D 5e players and DMs.

We take one rule, spell, or monster and discuss it in nine minutes or less.

Apple Podcasts | Spotify

The Three Most Popular Blog Posts This Month


Adventure Queers

“Dana Ebert (she/her) is an openly bisexual and transgender author, game designer, and voice actor, best known for her contributions to Pathfinder 2e and Starfinder. Dana created Pathfinder’s first canonical in-world gender affirmation clinic (also boutique and day spa!), and some of her other works include OGL 5e-compatible content.


D&D and Tabletop Games

D&D Advice Column

“The good news is, there are lot of friendly queer spaces online and IRL. Start with some of the groups that you are already a part of: Are you in a book club? Do you have a nerdy group chat? It doesn’t hurt to ask them if anyone wants to try a one-off game of D&D. You might be surprised at who has a secret history with role playing games.”


Tabletop and Video Games

Dragon Age Inquisition

The Dragon Age series are games based in a world that is rich with detail, filled with complicated characters and gut-wrenching moral quandaries. They’re addictive, and if you’re anything like me, your interest didn’t stop when the game ended. Luckily for all of us, there are several excellent podcasts that will let you continue living in Thedas long after you’ve finished your fifth play through!”


Roar Cat Munchkin Board Game

Since March 2021, Roar Cat Reads has:

  • Raised $7,287 for Rainbow Refugee with two D&D livestream charity events.
  • Launched our podcast, DM’s Pocket Guide.
  • Run event panels for Vancouver Pride Society, Dungeons & Do-Gooders, and Terminal City Tabletop Convention.
  • Started a vibrant Discord community to discuss books, games, and pets.

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