All Rogues Campaign

November 23, 2014 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: Campaign, podcast, RPG Hub 
The Gamerstable gang is always throwing around ideas for new games or campaigns. A few of us recently playtested one of these ideas with 5E rules. It was a homebrew "all rogues" game and for all purposes i[...]
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Sir the Fist Has Capped. Man, Has He Seen Some Shit. Flailsnails!

November 23, 2014 from Wondrous Imaginings
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I first created Sir the Fist of Uther, as a half-elf, follower of the Elven God of Magic, Uther.  I have no idea where I thought of the appellation "The Fist".  The whole purpose of Fist was to give me a magic [...]
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50% off Dyson’s Delves and MORE!

November 23, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Seriously folks, Lulu has to be losing money on this sale. On the upside, I’m not, and you… well, you’ll …Continue reading → [...]
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Grain Into Gold Comments

November 23, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Other Systems, Reviews and Culture, RPG Hub 
Every once in a while I troll the internet looking for mentions of Legend Quest or some of our supplements. Here's one I found at the bottom of a long series in a forum. I have a new favorite person!Thanks for the folk[...]
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Worldbuilding 101 – Part 15: Immigrant Song

November 22, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
I saw a post on another blog about the concepts of race as a trope in RPGshttps://skaldforge.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/race-as-a-trope-in-role-playing-games/So that’s lead me back to races in this setting. Races do[...]
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Gostor: Not bolted down released!

November 22, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Anyone who plays with me or who has read this blog for any length of time know that I find the idea of storing any form of wealth in coins like uncle scrooge is simple ludicrous. Wealth has to be found in things, in item[...]
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We Laughed Like Manly Men Who Wore Flannel

November 22, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night the B-Team of +Douglas Cole, +Peter V. Dell'Orto, +Joe D and some crazy Australian named Reece who fit right in.  Oh yeah, and +Erik Tenkar ran us through +Joseph Bloch's Castle of the Mad [...]
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DungeonMorphs 2: Villages and Cities 2nd Set Stretch Goal Improved

November 22, 2014 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Short description of the project: Need a city/village but don’t have one ready? Grab a few of these dice, roll them, line them up and you’ve got a random city/village! Or pledge for the matching cards & d[...]
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G*M*S Magazine goes G*M*S Iberia

November 22, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Well, at last I can announce it. It’s been coming a few weeks now and I haven’t said anything because… well because it could have gone in a different direction, but it hasn’t and I’m happy[...]
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Zatannurday: The Cave of Cool Collection

November 22, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
No one quite loves his supergirls as much as my friend Cal over at Calvin's Canadian Cave of Cool.So I figured on this cold day I would send him some visitors (that would be you) to admire his collection of pics.http://c[...]
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“Cthulhu Mythos” Monsters

November 22, 2014 from Savage Swords of Athanor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Friday Faves: 2014-11-21

November 22, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We’re gearing up here at home for my son’s seventh birthday party tomorrow. His actual birthday is next week, but we’re holding it on the weekend before his birthday. This allows his friends and such to[...]
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6d6 Lovecraft – Playtest

November 22, 2014 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
More testing of the 6d6 Lovecraft setting for the 6d6 RPG. The 6d6 RPG is available from 6d6RPG.com[...]
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Dungeon World: The Living Star and Various Bundles

November 21, 2014 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We've got several new products today! Well, technically there's one new product plus a few new bundles, but Drivethru still counts them as individual products.The first is that The Living Star is now on sale (and I'm rea[...]
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UD179: SciFi System Sampler

November 21, 2014 from Undergopher Central
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
This week on UnderDiscussion Brady, Dustin, and Kevin talk about their favorite Sci-Fi RPGs! [...]
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RPG Thinktank – The End of the World with Special Guests: Nightfall Games

November 21, 2014 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Our weekly RPG brainstorming session features two special guests: Dave Allsop and +Jared Earle. They are the creators of 90s cult-classic SLA Industries and between them run Nightfall Games [ http://nightfall.co/  [...]
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New art and more on the way!

November 21, 2014 from Ostensible Cat
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Heya gang, been a while but I'm still around.  Been a little bit more hectic than anticipated moving across the globe, changing jobs/countries/hemispheres but things have started to get to a sense of normalcy down h[...]
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Do you as the GM have obligations?

November 21, 2014 from The Omnipotent Eye
Filed under: GM Advice, RPG Hub 
Not too long ago we talked on our podcast with Swedish rpg luminary Anders Björkelid. He and his friends in the rpg club NisseNytt toured conventions with massive well researched scenarios, and published their fanzi[...]
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Elthos UI – One Small Step

November 21, 2014 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
1st Ajax call of Elthos I don't usually write about technical progress with the Elthos RPG website, but this advance is kind of a big deal for the UI.  Finally, after a long time of working on other more fundamental as[...]
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An Esteren Companion

November 21, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
To date, the French RPG, Les Ombres d'Esteren or Shadows of Esteren, published by Agate RPG, remains an intriguing game. This low dark, fantasy setting with Lovecraftian overtones has been explored in just two releases[...]
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Worldbuilding 101 – Part 14: Social Strata

November 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
The final parts of the cultural details are the various power structures used by each group. Overall, the power structure of a setting is typically defined by the power structure of the dominant group, in this case it[...]
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Kickstart Your Weekend: Jim Balent & Holly G’s Crossover: When Magick Meets Manga !

November 21, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I will freely and happily admit I am a fan of the Tarot Comics from Jim Balent.I am also a big fan of Holly Golightly's "School Bites" webcomic.In fact I have featured their characters here a number of times over the yea[...]
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use this 17th century city map for your home base

November 21, 2014 from Blog of Holding
Filed under: RPG Hub 
My dad has this map of the city of Toulouse in 1631. I don't know where he got it. Maybe he picked it up in Toulouse in 1631. click to enlarge It's a super D&D-style map. It's one of those Greyhawk-like maps which sh[...]
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Two Dungeon Masters… At Once?!

November 21, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Advice/Tools, RPG Hub 
This week we kicked off Hoard of the Dragon Queen at the shop. The table is heavy-laden with 12 players, but we managed to get through most encounters in Greenest in Flames by splitting the group in two and going on sepa[...]
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Friday Link Dump 11/21/2014

November 21, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
With all the Alpha Enigma Savage Worlds stuff we've been playing (and I've been writing), this week's link dump is very sci-fi focused... If you're looking to generate a random solar system for your sci-fi universe, th[...]
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Sketchbook Friday: Beats me what it is, but there’s a good chance it’ll show up some day in my game.

November 21, 2014 from Savage Swords of Athanor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'd love to tell you I know where this thing comes from of what it is. But the truth is, I sometimes just sketch things as they come to me. Sometimes they are simple, sometimes complex, and sometimes just me vomitin[...]
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Enrich Your Campaign With Kingdom Events

November 21, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub, World Building 
Ed Larmore, creator of the Scabard RPG Manager, sent me a great and simple Kingdom Events table and generator.Use this to connect random kingdom events to each other and the player characters.A nice way to do a little w[...]
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Rifts Misadventures: Session 9

November 21, 2014 from Dungeonskull Mountain
Filed under: Rifts, RPG Hub 
One thing I worry about when running a game is keeping momentum. In my experience, if a few weeks go by without convening to play, a campaign has a tough time getting back on its feet. Happily, that hasn't been the case [...]
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Real Life: How I narrowly escaped death

November 21, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
American Heart Association: Click hereCanadian Heart Association: Click here JP[...]
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Making Magic Dangerous

November 21, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG Hub 
Making Magic Dangerous I like it when magic is dangerous to cast…  That the players know that their character is messing with forces beyond their full comprehension, but the ability to wield that power is bey[...]
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Behind the DM Screen (September 2014)

November 21, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
Mike, Sam, and Jeff get together once more to talk about their gaming in September of 2014. [...]
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[MegaDelve] The Rat Folk Tunnels

November 21, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, Labyrinth Lord, RPG, RPG Hub 
On the original node map of the MegaDelve, this map is part of the “Small Caves” node (same as the …Continue reading → [...]
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My 5e Stuff So Far

November 21, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I figured I had done enough Fifth Edition posts that it was time for a sort index. This doesn't include Land of Azurth campaign material without any game mechanics, so it's all monsters and races:New/Modified Races:Dwarf[...]
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Worldbuilding 101 – Part 13b: You Gotta have Faith (2)

November 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
Variants Superstitions of the Colonists General Beliefs: There are many stories that form the wide range of cosmologies believed by the colonists. Some believe the old stories, some talk of a conquering spirit that des[...]
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NaGaDeMon: WR&amp;M Pocket Edition

November 21, 2014 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Game Design, Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
Over the last few days I have continued working on the project I dubbed WR&M Pocket Edition. Initially I wanted to create something which is to WR&M what Chris McDowall’s Into The Odd is to D&D. Alas my[...]
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Book Review: Reign of Stars by Tim Pratt

November 21, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: Review, Reviews, RPG Hub 
Alaeron is a killer—or at least he was. He’s not your normal stone-cold killer type, but more the “I caused the death of a very powerful captain of the Technic League in the mysterious and treacherous l[...]
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Thanksgiving Vacation

November 21, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Starting today I am on vacation and there will be no updates to the blog until after Thanksgiving. Sorry about that! Do share your holiday plans below. Is anyone going somewhere fun? Anyone planning to get a game in? I s[...]
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Pictures of What’s on My Gaming Table and a Zen Moment

November 21, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I was asked to give a picture or two so here it is.  There is the 1st ed DMG.  Heavily used and I put tape on the bottom of the pages I used the most to keep them from tearing.  The random table which I wi[...]
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Worldbuilding 101 – Part 13: You gotta have Faith (1)

November 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
There’s an interesting school of thought in certain areas of anthropology and sociology that sees cultural groups best described in terms of a network of relationships. Due to the difficulty in obtaining a neutral[...]
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Commission: Allison Jakes Kickstarter Exclusive

November 20, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Following up on the post about Aiakos, Chad got himself two model. The second one being Allison Jakes of the Cygnar army. I will admit to not being very impressed by the mini when I first looked at it up close. Another [...]
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Ruminations on Amber, Gaming, and other Stuff.

November 20, 2014 from The Rhetorical Gamer
Filed under: Game Design, Game Mastering, RPG, RPG Hub 
The Amber Diceless Roleplaying game is the greatest diceless RPG of all time. That is a statement of opinion but one that I will joyously discuss with anyone to explain the virtues of this most excellent system. To say t[...]
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Bloodlines: A Supers Campaign Seed (Part Nine)

November 20, 2014 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Ten years ago I ran a ten or so session Mutants & Masterminds campaign I hugely over-prepared for.  "Bloodlines" focused on inherited super-powers limited to certain bloodlines around the globe.[...]
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Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Is Coming

November 20, 2014 from The Dread Gazebo
Filed under: RPG Hub 
My Fellow Warlocks, Trolls, and Gatormen So, I can […][...]
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Blessings and Curses: A d20 Narrative Mechanic

November 20, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Inspired by the wild die mechanic of the D6 system, and Fantasy Flight’s narrative dice, GMs and players can incorporate their own narrative dice into d20 games, granting GM and player actions with blessings and cu[...]
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Pointcrawl Series Index

November 20, 2014 from Hill Cantons
Filed under: RPG Hub 
One of the enduring thought experiments of this blog has been the pointcrawl, a concept which has passed into my brain by way of point-to-point wargames and Zork. Though I pose it as an alternative to hexcrawling in trut[...]
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Odder Characters for Into the Odd

November 20, 2014 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
To make up for the delay getting Into the Odd released, have three pages of stuff that didn't fit into the game.Tired of playing regular explorers? Give these three new character types a try.http://goo.gl/dJk6Co(layout b[...]
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Stuff on My Gaming Table

November 20, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
For the last couple of days I've been working on thing for +Mythoard.  I was checking out the materials on my desk.  I would have taken a picture, but I forgot and now I'm at work.  The first thing I wante[...]
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Unhinging Clerics from Alignment

November 20, 2014 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
A Chaotic cardinal for a Lawful church? Read on ... Since the beginning of the game, clerics (and anti-clerics and druids) have largely been defined by their alignment. In the context of the early game, this made sens[...]
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Kickstart A Little Horror

November 20, 2014 from The Geek Life Project
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Here I am yacking up another Kickstarter. Don’t worry. I’ll just make a habit of doing for the ones I think are really cool. This time it’s Silent Legions by Kevin Crawford. Here’s why it’s [...]
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RPT #12: Top 6 Ways To Use Encounters To Build A Compelling Campaign

November 20, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Encounters are like pieces of a grand jigsaw puzzle that you build with your players over time into a story. Imagine then, if some of the pieces didn’t fit? What if some of the pieces were missing entirely? How wo[...]
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