A Change In Venue, A Change In Rules

December 22, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
Going into Friday I had a problem: one of my PCs couldn't make the game. Now, this normally wouldn't be a problem but we'd left off in a huge fight and that PC was a key part of the strength of the party when it came to [...]
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Star Wars: Scavenger’s Guide to Droids

December 22, 2014 from Nuketown
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Star Wars: Scavenger's Guide to Droids by Sterling Hershey, Rodney Thompson 160 pages Wizards of the Coast This article originally appeared on GameCryer.com and is reprinted with permission[...]
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Blerg

December 22, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Blah blah blah ideas blah blah blah plans blah blah blah opinions blah blah blah blah blah blah.Oh, and a picture.http://www.christinalea.com[...]
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Ten Candles–The Tragic Horror RPG Kickstarter

December 22, 2014 from LivingDice
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
“Ten Candles” is the first role-playing game kickstarter from Stephen Dewey and the premise sold me immediately. Everyone dies at the the end of the game. Always. There is no last-minute reprieve or deus ex m[...]
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Traitors – What do they do?

December 22, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
I was getting too long in my last post Traitors - Who are they? so I broke this part out.OK, so now that we know we have all these traitors running around, what do we do with them? What are they doing? I like my traito[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Conlangs (Part 5) – Actually getting to the words

December 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Who would start a language? How would it spread? There are a few simple answers to these questions, each of which give us ideas about where to start the language (which words might have developed first, and therefore w[...]
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Enough Teasing!

December 21, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It is with great pride and joy that I can finally announce the release of Cities of NeoExodus: Gytha. This book was designed in a public session held in October on Google Hangouts and the ideas for were just great, makin[...]
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News: Wonder & Wickedness release! and the Lost Pages Shop shuts down in ten days!

December 21, 2014 from Lost Papers of Tsojcanth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Two bigs pieces of news today! First, I’m proud to release Wonder and Wickedness, Brendan’s sorcery supplement. It contains 84 pages of: a new magic system with level-less magic and rules to ad[...]
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Get it Started

December 21, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Just in time for the holidays, my longtime blogging compadre, Tim Shorts, over at Gothridge Manor has released Starter Adventures in pdf on Drivethru/Rpgnow and pdf or print-on-demand on Lulu. This is what Tim says [...]
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The Monkeys of GraniteSpire

December 21, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Recently I came across these amazing photographs (by Perttu Saksa) of monkeys in Jakarta wearing doll masks. The images have …Continue reading → [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: The Kiss

December 21, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The KissBy AbikK[...]
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Razor Coast for Cheap!

December 21, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
We’re getting set to run through Razor Coast in our Reavers campaign. This Kickstarted gem from Nick Logue was in limbo for a long time and finally came to fruition.  If you didn’t get a copy, you are in[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Conlangs (Part 4)

December 20, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
How does the language feel? Last post I briefly touched on the way a language might develop with regards to the environment in which it has been spoken. That basically gives an idea of the types of sounds a language mi[...]
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Zatannurday: March Movie Covers

December 20, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The March covers for DC are out now.Here is the Beetlejuice inspired one for Justice League Dark.I rather like it.Makes me wish that we could get some Plastic Man in the comics for some levity every so often.Aquaman with[...]
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Manor Sale Topped 100

December 20, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey Guys, thanks a ton.  Since I put The Manor PDFs on sale for a $1 each, I've sold more than 100 copies since the 9th of December.  To be more exact, I've sold 121 Manor PDFs.  For a small time publisher[...]
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More timed board game deals on Amazon today

December 20, 2014 from Troll In The Corner
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today’s deals on Amazon are all about toys, with a ton of games featured. (All times EST). Car Wars 10am, The Resistance 11am, Sons of Anarchy 4pm, Illuminati 5pm, Rise of Augustus 6pm ,Nations at 7pm, Zombie [...]
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Interview With Gadina, Vermin Games About Bright Future

December 20, 2014 from Troll In The Corner
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Kick The Box Interview with Gadina, Vermin Games Kick The Box:First off, a big Congratulations on the funding of Bright Future! Gadina: Thank you. KTB: Before we jump into questions about Bright Future, some questions ab[...]
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Friday Faves: 2014-12-19

December 20, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Another week has come and gone, and I have more links for you! This has been a great week for the RPG blogosphere, so there are tons of links this week. Let’s get to ‘em. You poured rules lawyer all over my f[...]
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5E Greyhawk Conversions Anyone?

December 20, 2014 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey folks, it's been a slow week so I have a question/request for the Greyhawk community. Has anyone started doing conversions of published Greyhawk material (monsters, magic items, spells, etc) for the ne[...]
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Ogrecave.com Christmas Dozen 2014

December 20, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub, Star Wars 
Since 2001, Ogrecave.com has run a series of lists in December, suggesting not necessarily the best board and roleplaying games of the preceding year, but the titles from the last twelve months that you might like to r[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Conlangs (Part 3)

December 19, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Despite what you might think from looking at the English alphabet, there are more than 5 vowel sounds in regular use, and more than 21 consonant sounds. When it comes to vowels, there are long vowels and short vowels, m[...]
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5E Friday – Codename: Morningstar

December 19, 2014 from Big Ball Of No Fun
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This is tangential to 5E in that WotC already cut their ties with Trapdoor and their Codename: Morningstar aka Dungeonscape digital product. However, 5E put their name in the public eye and I feel their Kickstarter is a [...]
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RPG Retrospective 2014

December 19, 2014 from Bill Heron
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub 
Another “Year in Gaming” post! Almost as traditional as turkey, but possibly not as dry. This is my annual look at my gaming experiences over the year. As always, these views are my own and may be the result[...]
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Daily Cosplay

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Harlequin wishes you a Merry Christmas![...]
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B-R5RB Biggest Online Battle

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Eve Online. Very cool....[...]
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Gamer Christmas 2014

December 19, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Soon the fat man in the red suit will come to you house, eat your cookies and maybe leave something behind.  I am not talking about your weird uncle, I mean Santa Claus!So what RPG item are you all hoping to get thi[...]
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The Land of Winter Dark

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In a great blast Unklar vomited forth the Wall of Worlds, and it flowed from the spires of Aufstag as a powerful wind, cold and bitter. Great clouds of his stink settled far and wide across Aihrde, blanketing all in[...]
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TROLLZAH!!!!!!! Fire and Ice

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Great news from Hollywood!Despite their sad capitulation to the North Koreans (and the U.S. Government's sad defense of them) Sony has green-lighted Fire and Ice!! This classic Frank Frazetta cartoon from the long ago da[...]
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Mythical Creatures of Africa

December 19, 2014 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If you’re looking for some new monster inspiration, CNN has a new story (slideshow, sorry) up today that details several new creatures from African myth.  Most seem to not have made their way into many RPGs ye[...]
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UFO Files

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I have no idea why, but this article made me really want to start watching the XFiles again. Last year I started in on them from season 1 and made it mostly through season 2 when I got distracted (I'm a bit like the bird[...]
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Armor Up

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Pegaso Models[...]
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Movie Trailer ~ Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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The Wizard!

December 19, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Game Session: When Kobolds Fly! (Part 2)

December 19, 2014 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
After the last session, Duncan and Ataraxia found themselves in an empty cave, having cleared out the bat swarm that lived here. In a small make-shift cell, they found a young human male, who had been gagged and his hand[...]
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Friday Favourite: Holiday Shopping Skill Challenge

December 19, 2014 from Dungeon's Master
Filed under: 4e, dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
On Friday we comb through our extensive archives to find an older article that we feel deserves another look. From December 11, 2009, Dungeon’s Master once again presents: Holiday Shopping Skill Challenge. &ls[...]
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Moebius Adventures Q&A from AetherCon III is live!

December 19, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A few weeks ago I was happy to participate in the AetherCon III online gaming convention and as part of that, I was interviewed along with George Fields (designer/author of One Spot #3: Dolothar’s Shrine) by Steven[...]
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Delving into AD&D: How combat is supposed work.

December 19, 2014 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG Hub 
+Erik Tenkar blogs on casting time segments in ADnD 1st edition. For me the gold standard for figure how combat is supposed to work by the book in first edition is DM Prata's A.D.D.I.C.T essay over on Dragonsfoot.Th[...]
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[MegaDelve] The Marble Hall (Dwarven City Level 2)

December 19, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, Labyrinth Lord, RPG, RPG Hub 
As I feared, the Dwarven City is going to be more than 3 maps. Probably a LOT more than three …Continue reading → [...]
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Baroque Space: Among the Asteroids

December 19, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I may do a more robust drop dice and random table thing for this that might be fairly applicable to weird islands, but for now here are some asteroid encounters for this setting.1. A dwarf planet inhabited by naked, acep[...]
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Ten Things to Remember about Bastion

December 19, 2014 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Bastion is OldNobody alive remembers when Bastion wasn't the hub of mankind. Trends have come and gone, buildings have risen and crumbled, and regimes have fought to rule every corner of the city with one failure after [...]
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