101 Days of Rifts: Rules I

August 28, 2014 from Places To Go, People To Be
Filed under: Palladium, Rifts, RPG Hub 
To say Palladium’s rules, especially the version presented in Rifts, have a poor reputation among much of the RPG Internet community is an understatement. The most common complaints are the... [[ This is a content [...]
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Circle Oroboros: a new Kaya

August 28, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I seems so long ago now that I painted two of these ladies! And now in a somewhat random ebay lot, I won another Kaya. I posted the Argus and Warpwolf that came with her in a previous post back in April. One interesting [...]
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More From Barrel Rider Games

August 28, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: Review, RPG Hub 
I won't lie. I love Barrel Rider Games.A full Basic-era class for a $1. Not a bad deal really.Here are a bunch of my recent purchases.In nearly all cases the books are 5 to 6 or so pages with a cover, some art and the OG[...]
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Achtung! Cthulhu to become a movie

August 28, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Image: Modiphius Entertainment There haven't been many successful adaptations of Lovecraftian stories, but there could be something great on the horizon with the news that Modiphius's successful roleplaying game Achtu[...]
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Save Versus Pelvic Sorcery

August 28, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Steve Kenson teaches us the way of the “pelvic sorcerer.” Tagged: comedy, guardians of the galaxy, movies, Role-Playing Games [...]
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I ran a table of 15 people through character creation for D&D 5e and lived to tell about it.

August 28, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Last night, I ran a table of 15 people in a session of character creation for D&D Encounters, and it only took two hours. I showed up around 4:45, and already 6 players had gathered. While I set up, they sat and chat[...]
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#RPGaDAY 28: Scariest Game You’ve Played

August 28, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: Actual Play, Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub 
The #RPGaDAY prompt was concocted by Dave Chapman of Autocratik. Grab the list and join in! The scariest role-playing game I ever partook in was not scary due to the adventure or other prepared material. Rather, it was t[...]
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RPG Review – Into The Breach: The Oracle

August 28, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist This installment of the “Into the Breach”-series is 25 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 black page with a quote – nice to look at on-screen, very bad for the printer!), 1 page editoria[...]
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Seven Circles Of Hell – Creating Politics for an RPG

Politics is one of those inevitable conditions, like death and taxes, that every GM has to master to some extent because it will make its presence felt in every campaign. There’s always something more to say on the[...]
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#RPGaDAY: New Edition & Scariest Game

August 28, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub, Star Wars 
What new RPG would you like to see a new edition of? Yesterday’s RPGaDAY is a pretty easy one for me. I’d love to see a new edition of Star Wars D6, with some elements of Edge of the Empire incorporated in, s[...]
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The Fall of Al Liosh

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In the end Frafnog came to the lands of the Long River and Al Liosh. Coming from the south, he set all to ruin along the Udunilay, burning any and all, plundering, devouring, slaying all who challenged him. When Al Liosh[...]
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Daily Cosplay

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Mysterious Rocks Moving

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As you've no doubt heard there are rocks in Death Valley that leave trails behind them as they crawl through the sand. Wait? What? Rocks leave a trail? Indeed he says professorially.Its been a mystery for some time, but [...]
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A Dragon’s Ire

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Azandir Campaign Log #4

August 28, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Characters: Fash - Whisper Gnome Fighter-Rogue (Stetson) Snapdragon - Kender Wizard-Alchemist (Jammie) Telamar - Half-Drow Ranger-Cleric (Me) Fjury - Human Fighter-Paladin (Jake) Master Meatbeard - Human Fighter-Rogue[...]
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Towers of Adventure

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Six Degrees of King Arthur

August 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Oh, wait, not degrees, but movies. Apparently Warner Brothers has hatched a plot to produce six King Arthur movies. The script for the first one is complete and off to production we hear. That is cool enough, but it look[...]
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D&D Encounters: Hoard of the Dragon Queen (Week 2)

August 28, 2014 from Dungeon's Master
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
The town of Greenest is under attack. Kobolds and members of the Cult of the Dragon are ransacking the town, accosting villagers, and setting building on fire. In the sky a Blue Dragon continually swoops towards the keep[...]
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Game Session – Same Game, Different Faces

August 28, 2014 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So, after the finale of the Dragon Island saga, our gaming group had some changes in real life. One of the players was moving out of town, one seemed to be more interested in running a Mage campaign, and so on. That put[...]
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#RPGaDay 28: Scariest Game Played

August 28, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The scariest game I've played would probably be Horror at Harwicke Castle, a Call of Cthulhu scenario by Andre Kruppa. Andre runs his games in the dark, using professional lighting rigs, sound effects, and, sometime[...]
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#RPGaDAY Day 28, Scariest Game you’ve played

August 28, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
#RPGaDAY Day 28, Scariest Game you’ve playedGood question!I have played some great games of Call of Cthulhu and Chill that have been quite fun.  I have even played in some seriously scary AD&D games in th[...]
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Witches of Ix

August 28, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Art by Ian MillerIt is likely you will never have cause to visit the land of Ix, and in this, you should consider yourself lucky. The only exception might be those who have the misfortune to live in blighted, ghoul-haunt[...]
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Unexpectedly Running 5e

August 28, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Before last night's D&D Wednesday night encounters league I was working on some of my many Reaper Bones minis and thinking about how I wanted to level my wizard when the DM pops in early. It seems he has to attend so[...]
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Getting closer

August 28, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
My post apocalyptic scavenger has been through a few more refinements today, and I think I'm getting closer to something that might be workable.There will be a bit more tweaking, perhaps playing with proportions a bit to[...]
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Five Reasons the FATE RPG is Awesome and Why The Rest of the World Sucks for Not Telling Me About it Sooner

August 28, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: RPG Hub, Star Wars, World Building 
Seriously, it's been out for over 10 years, someone should have pointed this out to me. It's not like I was completely unaware of FATE. I knew it existed, I had heard of it, knew it won a bunch of awards. But in my "l[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge – Day 28

August 28, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: Champions, RPG, RPG Hub 
Day 28 - The Scariest Game You’ve PlayedThis one is easy to answer.Champions.Remember, I haven't spent very much time as a player over the last 37 years. The number of PCs I've had, and campaigns that I have [...]
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Skorne: Warlock Makeda

August 28, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Also from the CinciCon Mega-lot comes another warlock for Skorne. This miniature I really liked for a long time. She looks like a samurai and thus could be used for L5R events or even in Pathfinder. Though I keep hoping [...]
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Post Apocalyptic Storybook Character (Take 2)

August 27, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The story takes place in the world of "Walkabout". The premise behind this character is a scavenger of non-descript gender who does steretypically "male" things, like rescuing the "macho soldier in distress", it's only a[...]
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Rise of the Runelords stopped in its tracks

August 27, 2014 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
It’s been a long ride, but Valeros, Seelah and Harsk finally reached the ultimate encounter and put the villain to the sword. Well, I say sword, really it was a runeforged punch backed up by a pair of charmed red &[...]
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5E: The Thing About Backgrounds

August 27, 2014 from Stirges Suck
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The thing about backgrounds in D&D 5E is this:  they’re strictly past-tense. They’re not what you are — they’re what you were.  What you are, now, is an adventurer. The most importan[...]
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#RPGADAY: Game You’d Like to See a New/Improved Edition Of…

August 27, 2014 from Points of Light
Filed under: 4th edition, RPG Hub 
If you've been following this blog at all, then you know what I think of 5th Edition, but just in case you haven't here's a very succinct recap: 5th Edition is not only more than a few steps back from 4th, but they[...]
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7 new poisons for your Tunnels & Trolls game

August 27, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Image: Kittymccourt at DeviantartPoisons! Fun for the whole family. Mix them in you porridge, sneak them in your pudding. Now have ten new poisons for your T&T game, although you can simply convert them to your favou[...]
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Owl & Weasel Wednesday #7 August 1975

August 27, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Owl & Weasel #7 comes to us from August 1975.  I guess according to the editorial they were experiencing some uncommon heat then.  That is at least a explanation for the cover art.Topics covered are the Bri[...]
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The Year in Steampunk & Victoriana RPGs 2013 (Part Two: Pure Steam to World of Steamfortress Victory)

August 27, 2014 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
STEAM JUBILEE As I said on the previous list, 2013 turned out to be a decent year for Steampunk and Victoriana rpgs. We saw several adaptations to existing systems, some new editions, and a few completely new games. [...]
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Quinnspiracy, Integrity, & Yes More Inverse World

August 27, 2014 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It was either fight their way throughundead-infested catacombs, orgive a 5-star rating to a shitty game. Ever since I got into the whole indie-publishing scene just over a year ago, it's always been my practice to wri[...]
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#RPGaDAY 27: Game You’d Like to See a New/Improved Edition Of…

August 27, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The #RPGaDAY prompt was concocted by Dave Chapman of Autocratik. Grab the list and join in! Northern Crown is a alternate fantasy history of the colonization of North America. There’s magic, quasi-magical natural p[...]
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Assumptions of a 5e World: Races, Part III: Halflings

August 27, 2014 from Gaming All Over The Place
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Oh, Halflings...A lot of people have some pretty strong ideas and criticisms about Halflings--and most of it valid. The evolution of the D&D Halfling has strayed far from its Tolkien roots.1. Field Mice and Citizen S[...]
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French Space Opera – Time Jam: Valérian and Laureline

August 27, 2014 from Roleplay Geek
Filed under: Fluff/Inspiration, RPG Hub 
I've mentioned several times on this blog that Luc Besson is one of of my favourite directors/producers/writers and I always keep up to date with what projects he is involved with.  Back in 2012 he announced he was [...]
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What’s Going On

August 27, 2014 from The RPG Corner
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
I'm going to take a page from the Wine and Savages blog and write a bit about what I'm up to these days. It's been a bit quiet here, but all for good causes.Like +Sean Bircher, I too find myself rather up to my[...]
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S3M Next Up, Hard Sci-Fi FATE / Diaspora

August 27, 2014 from Troll and Flame
Filed under: Campaigns, RPG, RPG Hub 
Last Sunday we finished the first of my S3M (Six Systems in Six Months), Dungeon Crawl Classics running the published module "The People of the Pit". Started with 0-level funnel and after several deaths th[...]
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Torture Your Dog for Yourtube!

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This just annoyed the crap out of me. I don't even like to put leashes on the dogs (they are whistle trained, well one anyway, the other one's an idiot). But now you can buy some giant harness to put on your dog's back a[...]
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Daily Cosplay

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Review: The Overrun Mines

August 27, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: Review, RPG Hub 
The Overrun Mines was written by +Shane Ward under the 3 Toadstools Publishing banner.  It's a low-level adventure, for 4 characters of levels 1+ using the Labyrinth Lord & B/X rule systems. Price:.50 centsPhysi[...]
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The Hollmgrads

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is a low range of mountains that creep out of the great northern wastes and edge up to the Inner Sea. The mountains are thickly forested in evergreen. The mountains are not high and are gently sloped, having been sc[...]
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Armored

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Now this is a suit of armor. Not sure how realistic it is, not being an armorer. But it looks cool and as if its not over done as too often the movies tend to do. Armor can be pretty heavy, seeing how its all made of met[...]
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Mermaids & Yaks

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Two of the greatest things in the world. Mermaids . . .And Yaks . . .And by default this Musk Ox . . .[...]
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Rifts Inspirational Art I

August 27, 2014 from Places To Go, People To Be
Filed under: Palladium, Rifts, RPG Hub 
I did not buy into Rifts when it first came out. I was mostly into Gurps at the time. However, when my wife first left me I found myself hanging out at the game shop (the sadly gone Dragon’s... [[ This is a content[...]
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Geoff’s Do It Yourself Game Table

August 27, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: RPG Hub 
My friend Geoff shared a game table he built, including pictures showing how to build your own and how it looks in action. There are two really cool things about his design. One, it has enough surface area to play &helli[...]
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The Fire of Orc

August 27, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is your Sun . . .[...]
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Hasbro brings D&D brand to Shapeways via SuperFanArt

August 27, 2014 from Greyhawk Grognard
Filed under: Legacy D&D, RPG, RPG Hub 
The site originally launched just for"My Little Pony", now includes Dungeons & DragonsThis caught my eye this morning:As you may have heard, Hasbro and Shapeways are working together to encourage artists to create an[...]
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