Crypts & Tombs beneath the Graveyard

February 28, 2017 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, Labyrinth Lord, RPG, RPG Hub 
On Friday I posted a map of secret tunnels and crypts beneath the Graveyard of the Thoughtful Daughter. At the …Continue reading →[...]
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Lazy Recall: Week 2 SPL Results, Power Rankings, and Predictions

February 28, 2017 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A look back at the second week of the SPL Season 4 Spring Split, a decision of trends, heroes and goats of the week, and power rankings and predictions heading into week 3.[...]
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Thingizzard, the Witch of the Fens

February 28, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Character, RPG Hub 
I have been wanting to stat up some of the classic witches of the D&D game and one of the ones I had forgotten about was Thingizzard, the Witch of the Fens, from Return to White Plume Mountain for 2nd ed and Out[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Claimant’s Medallion

February 28, 2017 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
“That fellow, the one talking with the Count, he seems awfully familiar but I am sure we have not met,” said Voddick before taking another bite of sausage. Gollaon looked across the mess hall and did a double[...]
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Unearthed Arcana: Traps Breakdown

February 27, 2017 from Brandes Stoddard
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This week’s Unearthed Arcana comes to us from the office of Mearls, Crawford, and the Mon Calamari Admiralty. These rules expand on the trap rules found in the DMG, with considerably more guidance for creating new [...]
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[Cryx Monday] A new Denagra for 2016

February 27, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Part of the Facebook Megalot, I received another Denagra, this time the classic, original model. This one I think I will use her as a RPG character. I painted her, but a later sculpt, the plastic one I think back in 20[...]
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[Commission] The Samurai and the Archer

February 27, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This pair is a fairly random one. Two simple characters, no real story about either of them. Female Legolas has large... eyes, and the card had her with pink eye shadow... she is pretty nice I think. [...]
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Pseudo-Dredd

February 27, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
What are the definitive skills you'd expect to see character possessing in a Judge Dredd styled game (with serial numbers filed off)? What do you think the law enforcement officers would need? What kinds of activities do[...]
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Pseudo-Dredd

February 27, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
What are the definitive skills you'd expect to see character possessing in a Judge Dredd styled game (with serial numbers filed off)? What do you think the law enforcement officers would need? What kinds of activities do[...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic 1-99: Tumble in the Jungle

February 27, 2017 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The sages all agree that it is the chase, the pursuit, the continuous struggle that is the essence of life; while true, there is also an undeniably unique euphoria in the culmination, completion, and capture of long-soug[...]
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Tales from the Yawning Portal Available on Roll20 as Individual Add-Ons

February 27, 2017 from Shawn Ellsworth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On March 24, 2017, Tales from the Yawning Portal will release on Roll20, which each adventure being available as a standalone add-on. I think this is a great move to split it up. “Tales from the Yawning Portal is c[...]
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Unearthed Arcana: Traps Revisited

February 27, 2017 from Shawn Ellsworth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This week’s Unearthed Arcana has arrived which revisits traps. We’re also are asked to provide feedback on last week’s mass combat. This is something I’m really happy to see as a DM and I hope we [...]
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Flights of Fancy

February 27, 2017 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
MAGIC! The fly spell is a good example of a spell that succinctly (at least in old editions) explains what the spell does, but does not describe what the effect looks like. It's easy enough to assume the flyer looks som[...]
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Flights of Fancy

February 27, 2017 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
MAGIC! The fly spell is a good example of a spell that succinctly (at least in old editions) explains what the spell does, but does not describe what the effect looks like. It's easy enough to assume the flyer looks som[...]
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A Bushel-full of Gods

February 27, 2017 from Trollsmyth
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub, RPG theory 
Over on G+, Stuart Robertson asks:How formally do you handle religions in your game? Do you use an established setting with deities? Do you sort of hand wave it all? Do you have something DIY but more structured?Religion[...]
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A Bushel-full of Gods

February 27, 2017 from Trollsmyth
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub, RPG theory 
Over on G+, Stuart Robertson asks:How formally do you handle religions in your game? Do you use an established setting with deities? Do you sort of hand wave it all? Do you have something DIY but more structured?Religion[...]
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Fantasy AGE: Desert Lizardfolk

February 27, 2017 from Glimm\'s Workshop
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Lizardfolk have been one of my favorite fantasy races for a long time. They are often depicted as primitive swamp-dwelling tribes, but there are other possibilities for lizardfolk and reptilian humanoids in general.[...]
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Weekend Gaming: New Blood and Would-be Queens

February 27, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Huge gaming weekend this past weekend.Friday night my youngest son ran his game of D&D ever for three of his friends.  It went great and the kids sounded like they had a great time.  One even show[...]
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Weekend Gaming: New Blood and Would-be Queens

February 27, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Huge gaming weekend this past weekend.Friday night my youngest son ran his game of D&D ever for three of his friends.  It went great and the kids sounded like they had a great time.  One even show[...]
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A Trick Of The Mind: Aides de Memoire

February 27, 2017 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: DM Advice, Game Mastering, pathfinder, RPG Hub 
Okay, I need to be up-front about a couple of things. First, I’m not an expert in this area, and my memory is anarchic at best, remembering some things easily, some things easily with prompting, some things easily [...]
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Seven Planets’ Worth of Adventure

February 27, 2017 from Siskoids Blog of Geekery
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
The big space news last week was of course that seven planets around star Trappist-1 have been discovered, and they're all in the star's "life belt" where life could theoretically thrive. That's unusual, but made possibl[...]
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The Tyranny of the Grid

February 26, 2017 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
There is no wrong way to play Dungeons & Dragons. If you and your players are having fun, you're playing D&D the right way. Every article, every idea, every tip, and every tool here at Sly Flo[...]
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Encumberance vs. The Real World

February 26, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
A common rule across multiple systems is some sort of Encumberance rule. Encumberance dictates how much a character can carry before they're overloaded. Some systems do it on weight. Some systems do it based on the size [...]
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Maps!

February 26, 2017 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A noteworthy recent article from The Onion: “Grown Man Refers To Map At Beginning Of Novel To Find Out Where Ruined Castle Of Arnoth Is Located.” (Um… what’s so funny about that?)On a more seriou[...]
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Maps!

February 26, 2017 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A noteworthy recent article from The Onion: “Grown Man Refers To Map At Beginning Of Novel To Find Out Where Ruined Castle Of Arnoth Is Located.” (Um… what’s so funny about that?)On a more seriou[...]
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Two-weapon fighters

February 26, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Two more adventurers from my Reaper Bones pile. Originally, I wanted to use them for the Rhym Iconics but then found other, more representative characters... [...]
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[Commission] The Neko and the Assassin

February 26, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
More ArcadiaQuest... This time, a catgirl and the guy from Assassin's Creed! The Catgirl was a challenge, having so many different elements: braid beads, scarf, tigered ears, head flowers, tail, her clothes, and her bo[...]
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The Wreck of the Golden Dawn

February 26, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This is an adventure idea for Strange Stars:"Look at me honey, I'm using technology!Ain't got no time to make an apology.Soul radiation in the dead of night,Love in the middle of a firefight." Seventy-eight megaseco[...]
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The Wreck of the Golden Dawn

February 26, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This is an adventure idea for Strange Stars:"Look at me honey, I'm using technology!Ain't got no time to make an apology.Soul radiation in the dead of night,Love in the middle of a firefight." Seventy-eight megaseco[...]
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Character Classes: “Stupid” or necessary?

February 26, 2017 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
Check out this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFkZ67wnqy0I don’t always agree with Shad, but I certainly do here.  I’ve been reading the comments and I think a lot of them miss what I see a[...]
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A Treasury Relic

February 26, 2017 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As one of the first licensees, Judges Guild was in its heyday, a highly prolific publisher, releasing not only scenarios and supplements for Dungeons & Dragons and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, but also Traveller,[...]
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Born as Two Die as One

February 26, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Born as Two Die as One is my 61st micro-adventure and my 79th 'thing' on Patreon. Patreon has helped me develop a nice back catalog of material. My current content is going into a sandbox for Swords and Wizardry Light. I[...]
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Born as Two Die as One

February 26, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Born as Two Die as One is my 61st micro-adventure and my 79th 'thing' on Patreon. Patreon has helped me develop a nice back catalog of material. My current content is going into a sandbox for Swords and Wizardry Light. I[...]
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Release the Kraken upon the Breached Fortress of Anoros!

February 26, 2017 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, Labyrinth Lord, RPG, RPG Hub 
Every month that Patreon funding remains over the $400 mark I sift through my back catalog and bring up a …Continue reading →[...]
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Dang January-February Went Fast

February 26, 2017 from World of Alidor
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
January-February I was working 70+ hour work weeks in the real world which means I didn’t do much in my imaginary world of Alidor. Or, did I? What I did get done in January, was another game with a new test group o[...]
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Clankers & Darwinists, Illustrated

February 26, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG, RPG Hub 
I first mentioned the Leviathan series by Scott Westerfield a while back. I just stumbled across a companion to the series The Manual of Aeronautics that is essentially a technical manual to the series, lavishly illustra[...]
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Clankers & Darwinists, Illustrated

February 26, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG, RPG Hub 
I first mentioned the Leviathan series by Scott Westerfield a while back. I just stumbled across a companion to the series The Manual of Aeronautics that is essentially a technical manual to the series, lavishly illustra[...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic Preview Art 6

February 26, 2017 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Coven of Witches

February 26, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
COVEN OF WITCHES by *NebelelfeNaemy on deviantART[...]
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Coven of Witches

February 26, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
COVEN OF WITCHES by *NebelelfeNaemy on deviantART[...]
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Mythic Britain: Logres

February 26, 2017 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
It is no secret that I was greatly impressed with Mythic Britain by The Design Mechanism, a setting book for Mythras (formerly known as RuneQuest 6th Edition). For those like me whose imaginations were lit by the tone an[...]
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Curiosity Kills the Cat – TLOD S07 E05

February 26, 2017 from Roleplay Geek
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub 
Styx rushed into the ground floor of the tower, dodging the opportunistic flail of a Bugbear sword, as she moved into it's blind spot and stabbed it from behind. Her sister Nyx kept it busy from the front with her flail[...]
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Curiosity Kills the Cat – TLOD S07 E05

February 26, 2017 from Roleplay Geek
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub 
Styx rushed into the ground floor of the tower, dodging the opportunistic flail of a Bugbear sword, as she moved into it's blind spot and stabbed it from behind. Her sister Nyx kept it busy from the front with her flail[...]
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Archery Bracers

February 26, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, Props, RPG Hub 
I haven't been posting much lately, because I've been making costuming and props for my regular LARP game. The most recent thing I wanted to produce was something along the lines of these.The first couple of times I used[...]
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Archery Bracers

February 26, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, Props, RPG Hub 
I haven't been posting much lately, because I've been making costuming and props for my regular LARP game. The most recent thing I wanted to produce was something along the lines of these.The first couple of times I used[...]
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HJRP1819 Writing a Good Story, an Ethical Dr. Douche, Campaign Idea, Snowflakes and Horror

February 25, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG, RPG Hub 
HJRP1819 Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Jason, ProbieTim and JiB Show Notes! Doug from Texas asks How to Write a Good Story. Kevin from Roll vs Roll Cards suggest a way to ethically play Dr. Douche. Mike in Nebraska s[...]
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Do they really expect me to play baccarat with Count Dracula?

February 25, 2017 from Transitive Property of Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm having a hard time figuring out how to make the Gambling skill in Night's Black Agents interesting in play, without breaking the game in any way. It hasn't really mattered in my previous two campaigns, because no on[...]
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Do they really expect me to play baccarat with Count Dracula?

February 25, 2017 from Transitive Property of Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm having a hard time figuring out how to make the Gambling skill in Night's Black Agents interesting in play, without breaking the game in any way. It hasn't really mattered in my previous two campaigns, because no on[...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic Preview Art 5

February 25, 2017 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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