Adventures with Venger As’Nas Satanis

July 21, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Old School, Reviews, RPG Hub 
Somewhere in the depths of Hell...or the Midwest, hard to tell these days, +Venger Satanis is plugging away putting out material for his own style of Old School gaming.  I thought it might be fun to check [...]
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Vaults of Vyzor session 9

July 21, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Dale the ValetRosterBrutal Pete, dwarf (Aleksandr Revzin)Young John (0-level hireling)Jarrod, LotFP magic-user (Ian Reilly)Sigismund von Flegelschnecke, gnome fighter/illusionist (Alexei McDonald)Gary Oldman Badger (pet [...]
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The Appendix N Podcast – Episode 44 – Mazirian the Magician by Jack Vance

July 21, 2017 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 44 - Mazirian the Magician by Jack Vance   How many spells can you prepare in one day? Discover the reason spell-casters in Dungeons & Dragons work differently from spell-casters[...]
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Valerian

July 21, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG, RPG Hub 
Luc Besson's new film Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets is based on the French comic book series Valérian et Laureline by by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières[...]
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[Terrain Thursday] Tents

July 20, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
These rocks/ tents/ troglodyte homes were made originally for Lexicon. I used paper maché and pieces of a drink carrier from a fast food place. [...]
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The Black Company is Excellent Military Fantasy

July 20, 2017 from Cinerati
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Black Company by Glen Cook My rating: 4 of 5 stars Glen Cook's first entry in the Black Company series is an interesting combination of originality and trope that bridges the gap between epic fantasy and sword a[...]
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Orcs as the Fallen

July 20, 2017 from Superhero Necromancer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Another take on orcs as a playable race for ACKS. This orc thing keeps popping up around here in various forms, somehow. This time, it's a take on noisms's Tolkien's Drow, the Bizarro Orc, and Corrupt Elfdom. This isn't [...]
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I’m calling it the Evans Method

July 20, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So check out these sweet maps:(click to embiggen)These babies appeared in various D&D kiddie products.  The one on the left appears in my D&D cartoon boxed set.  I think they are pretty rad.  A bun[...]
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Thoughts on Literary RPG Stories – Part 2

July 20, 2017 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In response to a comment made on my original blog entry on this topic, I want to present my thoughts on Railroading. It seems that I didn't cover this point originally, though I really should have. The comment was as [...]
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Out of Mothballs

July 20, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The door to the Barking Alien blog bridge, control room, and coffee bar lounge opens only part way with a slow, deliberate hiss. Adam and Barkley stand at the doorway tentatively, each pulling out a small flashlight and [...]
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#RPGaDay 2017 is on its way!

July 20, 2017 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Autocratik‘s #RPGaDay will return for a fourth run of positivity and celebration of the roleplaying game hobby starting on Tuesday, August 1 and ending on Thursday, August 31. This has been an impressive year in RP[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #160

July 20, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
August of 1990 was my Senior year in college. I moved into an apartment in a very notorious neighborhood of my college town.  I was helping my roommate (one of four guys living in this place) put together this [...]
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Breaking Vegas: Godbound, OSR & Scion

July 20, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
GODS & MONSTERSI’ve always dug Scion’spremise—modern day children of gods fighting corruption and monsters. It has signature magic items, fate-binding, and cool powers that ramp that up. But I&rsquo[...]
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Countering The Rise Of Third-Person Roleplaying

July 20, 2017 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: DM Advice, pathfinder, Play, Player Advice, RPG Hub 
This is a somewhat unusual article for Campaign Mastery in that it is pitched as much, or even more strongly, at players than at GMs… While planning the next adventure in the Adventurer’s Club campaign yeste[...]
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Qalidar Qritter Qatalog

July 20, 2017 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Qalidar Qritter Qatalog has been released. It'll be in stores in a few months, but you can get it on DriveThru and Amazon now.Anyway, once upon a time, there was the 2013 Pre-Release Edition of Qalidar: Resistance. I[...]
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The Innsmouth Project

July 20, 2017 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In terms of Lovecraftian investigative horror, salt-sodden Innsmouth is an outlier, a place where the Mythos walks wild, its true batrachian nature hidden behind a  veneer of pretense to human civilisation. So of al[...]
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Review: Tales From The Loop

July 20, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, Reviews & First Looks, RPG, RPG Hub 
00I don’t remember when I first learned about Simon Stålenhag‘s work. It might have been the article from The Verge in 2013, or a random blog post I stumbled upon while aimlessly surfing the web. What I[...]
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5e Sheets Update

July 19, 2017 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG, RPG Hub 
Thanks to the awesome Jacob W. Noorman (of Mini Terrain Domain), we’ve added form-fillable versions of all the sheets in …Continue reading →[...]
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EttinCon Mega-Map (Part 3)

July 19, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With the sketch and the canvas taped up to the window, I can trace the basic shape and maintain the generalities of the form. The specific details of the map sketch certainly don't match the intended scale, so thankfully[...]
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From a Gaming Perspective the MY LITTLE PONY MOVIE Adds a Lot of Material

July 19, 2017 from Cinerati
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
The My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic franchise is moving from the small screen to the big screen on October 6th and as a gamer dad I could not be more excited. A quick glimpse at the new film poster the production [...]
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From a Gaming Perspective the MY LITTLE PONY MOVIE Adds a Lot of Material

July 19, 2017 from Cinerati
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
The My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic franchise is moving from the small screen to the big screen on October 6th and as a gamer dad I could not be more excited. A quick glimpse at the new film poster the production [...]
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quick Vyzor update

July 19, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The dotted line represents the unknown depth the last expedition descended via elevator.[...]
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On Escapism and Fun

July 19, 2017 from The Dread Gazebo
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
Way Back When Before I got into tabletop RPG’s my mainstay of “gaming memories” were older video games, Playstation and Sega games to be exact. [...][...]
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Witch & Witchcraft Reading Challenge: Under Her Spell

July 19, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
"When a witch has a feeling it must be listened to, and promptly." - Isabella Fox, Mediocre Witch.Under Her Spell by Bridget Essex came to me from a variety of different means.  One, which I'll mention in detai[...]
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Witch & Witchcraft Reading Challenge: Under Her Spell

July 19, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
"When a witch has a feeling it must be listened to, and promptly." - Isabella Fox, Mediocre Witch.Under Her Spell by Bridget Essex came to me from a variety of different means.  One, which I'll mention in detai[...]
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Wednesday Comics: The Seven of Aromater

July 19, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
My exploration of the long-running euro-comic Storm, continues with his adventures in the world of Pandarve. Earlier installments can be found here.Storm: The Seven of Aromater (1984) (Dutch: De Zeven van Aroma[...]
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New City, New Group, New Games?

July 19, 2017 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Burning Wheel, Fluff/Inspiration, RPG Hub 
I may be moving to Seattle within the next month or so, which means stepping into a new place without any built-in game group. At […][...]
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Planar Diseases

July 19, 2017 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub, World Building 
Three diseases you might encounter in the planes.[...]
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Plans For After The Pause

July 19, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am currently taking a break from GMing. I hung my GM’s mantle on the hanger and for the next few weeks at least I’ll just lean back and be a player for a while. But of c[...]
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Plans For After The Pause

July 19, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am currently taking a break from GMing. I hung my GM’s mantle on the hanger and for the next few weeks at least I’ll just lean back and be a player for a while. But of c[...]
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Steel Blood

July 19, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Disclaimer: I read an advanced reviewer e-copy of this book from the author, who is a friend (and one of the former players in my Friday night D&D game). Didn't stop me from buying a dead tree copy for myself!Yet ano[...]
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EttinCon Mega-Map (Part 2)

July 19, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
This map is pretty loose, it's for a blank slate world that will be defined as we go. But it's nice to have some hooks for players to latch onto, and for GMs to base adventures around. I've been given a rough framework ([...]
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MOTE30 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – Mote of Sin – Vampire 20th Anniversary

July 19, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, podcast, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
MOTE30 GM: Stu Players: Kimi, Samantha, Mac, Stork  [...]
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