Star Wars- Adventures in the Phynol System- Session 1

December 5, 2016 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub, Star Wars 
Yesterday we kicked off my Star Wars game using the Black Hack rules.  We had made our character prior to starting so we could jump right into the action.  For the classes I used a mix of ones from my Black Hac[...]
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Use Themes to Tie Your RPG Adventure’s Room Together

December 5, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
RPG adventure themes are the rug that ties the whole room together, man. Get theme right, and you intensify your adventures, players' experience, and stories. Here's an example: the hanged man. The post Use Themes to Tie[...]
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A life less ordinary: November 2016 Blog Carnival Wrap-up

I wasn’t going to write and publish this until later in the week, but a mis-remembered schedule means that there will otherwise be no article today, so this seemed the practical solution. After all, the odds of a l[...]
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Build Your Own RPG Publishing Empire… with No Money Down!

December 5, 2016 from Stuffer Shack
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Well… perhaps empire is a bit grandiose, seeing as how my business only grosses a few hundred dollars a year. But Blue Max Studios (my publishing house) has put over thirty RPG titles out in the last six years, fo[...]
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Strange Brew: Book of Shadows

December 5, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub 
My next book out for Pathfinder is now out!Strange Brew: Book of ShadowsFrom the blurb:Legends say that witches keep their spells inscribed into a Book of Shadows that holds their accumulated wisdom and power.Here, in St[...]
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Dungeon Grappling Kickstarter Last Day

December 5, 2016 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As of this posting there are 16 hours remaining in +Douglas Cole's Dungeon Grappling Kickstarter.  It's reached its funding goal and two of its three stretch goals.  There will be an ebook layout and ther[...]
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Alchemical Dwarves

December 5, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The Dwarves of desert Country of Sang are not like the Dwarfs found elsewhere in the Land of Azurth or any other worlds. Most noticeable, they appear to be made of metal, one of the seven metals of antiquity, and they me[...]
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Boardgame Review – Mansions of Madness 2e

December 5, 2016 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Mansions of Madness 1st edition was received with mixed feelings by a lot of people. This new and evolved version of the game tries to solve some of the problems of the first version. Does it? By Paco Garcia Jaen Fantasy[...]
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Session Zero of Storm King’s Thunder

December 4, 2016 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Storm King's Thunder marks the fifth hardcover campaign adventure for the 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons and it takes quite a departure from previous adventures. In short, Storm King's Thunder[...]
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Discussion: What World Do You Want To Play In?

December 4, 2016 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Doing things a bit backwards this week and starting with the discussion. What world do you want to play in but so far haven't? It can be from a book, a movie, a cartoon, whatever you want.For me, I think it's probably St[...]
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The Good (Fantasy) Life

December 4, 2016 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In the Barony of Bortofield, they grow sunflowers for the oil, and daisies for decoration.  Because of this, they see flowers as a central circle surrounded by straight petals.  So every piece of jewelry or emb[...]
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Alternate Colorized Cave Magic 1-15: Racing Through the Woods

December 4, 2016 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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[Cryptworld] New Thing: Diabolic Structure

December 4, 2016 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
A possessed property for Cryptworld DIABOLIC STRUCTURE STR: NA --- WPR: 5 (75) DEX: NA --- PER: NA AGL: NA --- PCN: 6 (90) STA: NA --- PWR: 140 ATT: 1/* --- WND: Special MV:  NA Experience: 1,000 Once of the la[...]
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So I Started Running a Game at a Local Library :)

December 4, 2016 from Wondrous Imaginings
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It's a blast! A couple months ago I was at the library in a small town next to mine, and there was a flier about gaming night, a couple Thursdays a month. It listed all types of games, from board, to card, to role-playin[...]
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Article – RPGs that allow you tell a story and RPGs that allow you to create a story.

December 4, 2016 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I just thought of something. There are two types of role playing games: Games that enable you to tell a story and games that enable you to create a story. By Paco Garcia Jaen My friend Jim and I often talk about games th[...]
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HJRP1807 Player Expectations and Game Rules, Online Games, Zombies, Fact Sheets, Precentiles

December 4, 2016 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG Hub 
HJRP1807 Show Notes! Ben from Texas asks about when player expectations and game rules collide. Christopher writes in about his experience with online games. ZT asks for some advice about his Zombie Apocalypse [...]
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A review for Broodmother Skyfortess, a LotFP adventure by Jeff Rients

December 4, 2016 from Tower of the Lonely GM
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Broodmother Skyfortess is a Lamentations of the Flame Princess adventure module crowdfunded around 2012, together with a score of other modules (in a very bizarre way of crowdfunding stuff in Indiegogo). Given the time I[...]
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Return to the Planet of the Apes

December 4, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
After a few weeks hiatus for holiday stuff and other obligations, my Hexcrawling the Planet of the Apes will resume this week. For myself, the players, and any readers it might interest, I figured now would be a good tim[...]
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College of Wizardry 10, or, “I want to go back”

December 4, 2016 from Worlds in a Handful of Dice
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last Monday, I returned home from the larp College of Wizardry, tenth of its name. Physically, at least. Mentally, I haven’t yet, not really. Emotionally… time will tell. If the concept is not familiar, CoW [...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic 1-22: A Comparison of Axes

December 4, 2016 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Each is a different crafting technique of the same standard axe. Unlike today, where one person invents something and then it spread to the rest of the world, these isolated bands of survivors each had to invent their ow[...]
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Making Pathfinder Races more thematic and simple

December 3, 2016 from Tower of the Lonely GM
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub 
I’m a little obsessed with “simplifying” Pathfinder, as you can see here and here. The thing is: I really love Pathfinder, with its many classes, archetypes, feats and variants (which is also a selling [...]
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Inkwell Ideas Holiday Sale: DungeonMorph Dice & Cards, plus Knowledge Check, 0e/1e, Dungeon World, Fate, and Pathfinder Creature Decks

December 3, 2016 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Our 2016 Holiday Sale starts now!  If you’re looking for a gift for your favorite RPG players or GMs, we have some of the best ideas. Our DungeonMorph Dice Sets and Card Decks are all 30% off with the code&hel[...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic 1-22: The First Thing You Do

December 3, 2016 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The first thing to do when you meet some one new, is to compare and contrast what’s what and who’s who.[...]
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Do the alignment shuffle

December 3, 2016 from Jeff's Gameblog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
"The Meaning of Law and Chaos in Dungeons & Dragons And Their Relationships to Good and Evil" first appeared in issue #6 of The Strategic Review, the predecessor to Dragon magazine, but I first encountered it in the [...]
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A Very English End Times

December 2, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub 
 As much as it has been heralded, little is known of the End Times, that end of days when the ‘Stars come right’ and the Mythos rises wild to reclaim what it once possessed. Barring the Miskatonic Univer[...]
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