31 Days of Halloween, Day 25

October 25, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
As we continue working our way through the Haunted Mansion map from the folks at Heroic Maps, today we find ourselves in a wholly unremarkable room, passing through the door on the north wall (the wall to the left o[...]
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The Retronaut: X-Men Trading Card Game

October 25, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Retronaut is a new section that looks at games from the past, from board games to CCGs. Back in 2000, Marvel was yet to become the movie powerhouse that it is today. Their previous efforts had been largely unsuc[...]
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The Kicker: Apocalypse Prevention, Inc Second Edition

October 25, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Welcome to The Kicker, a new section where we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of Kickstarters. Shadowy organisations that exist to defend humanity from otherworldy beings - that's a genre that really clicks[...]
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Designing a Boffer LARP System (Part 29)

October 25, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
This series has touched on all sorts of elements relating to a LARP system.From the basic mechanisms of hit points and actually hitting people with foam latex weaponry, through to character development, gathering people [...]
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LBB Albums

October 25, 2014 from Places To Go, People To Be
Filed under: Music, RPG Hub 
I know a lot of people associate older versions of D&D with metal music but arguably that’s a latter assumption. A comment on the standard short name for Seven Voyages of Zylarthen post... [[ This is a content [...]
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October Movie Challenge: Twins of Evil (1971)

October 25, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
October Movie Challenge: Twins of Evil (1971)I watched this one back in 2012 and lamented at the time that many of the scenes seemed cut. So I picked up the Blu-Ray hoping that the "deleted scenes" were included this tim[...]
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Friday Link Dump 10/24/14

October 25, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
I can't really claim to have found this one online recently, but an often overlooked source of Magic: The Gathering strategy is PureMTGO.com. I'm a big fan of some of their writers, and I even wrote a few articles for t[...]
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Author Interview: J.F. Lewis (Part One)

October 24, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Cape Rust recently asked J.F. Lewis, the author of Grudgebearer, some questions about writing, gaming, and more. Take a look at the first part of this interview. I have read your bio in the back of your books. What else [...]
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Secret Gaming Project #78

October 24, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Those of you know, know.  Those of you don't, may soon. I can't say much other than some of you may get something in the mail.  Secret Gaming Project #78 is on its way.That is all.[...]
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6d6 Lovecraft – Play Test

October 24, 2014 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Continuing our play test of the Lovecraft setting for the 6d6 RPG #RPG The 6d6 RPG is available from 6d6RPG.com[...]
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Wrath of the Righteous Chapter One, The Worldwound Incursion – First Session

October 24, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: Actual Play, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
First Session (17 page pdf) – It’s time for a festival in the town of Kenabres when there’s a minor goblin attack.  Oh wait, wrong Adventure Path, instead giant demons blow up the city an[...]
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On the Other Side

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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5E Friday – Inspiration

October 24, 2014 from Big Ball Of No Fun
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I'll admit it, I was a bit leery about 5E's Inspiration mechanic. To me it seemed like it was either... ...a munchkin tactic wherein the players would work to get them for no reason other than to gain a numerical advant[...]
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6d6 RPG Thinktank – Unique / Legendary Magic Items

October 24, 2014 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In this week’s brainstorming session we are looking at unique or legendary magic items Never mind the +1 swords or the potions of healing, we want magic items which are truly unique. Maybe they are items of legend[...]
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Sons of Tefnut

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It is then that the dwarves of Grundliche Hohle set aside all memory of the Kinship Disputes and set forth with a great host. They crossed the great Bridge of Ursal and scattered the goblins there. Crossing into the Mass[...]
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how to make a magic sword that everyone hates

October 24, 2014 from Blog of Holding
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Because there's not enough magic swords, right? Here's a semi-cursed magic sword I made up for last week's game. It's a scimitar that appears to be made out of pure gold, with a fanged mouth at the end of the hilt. Its n[...]
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A Bad Idea

October 24, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Just played another session in my Icons campaign. I should finish preparing for Carnage. I should work on Qalidar, or even finish Losing Lanterns, which is just insanely close to the end, now. And I probably will pu[...]
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UFO Files

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
West Virginia is getting buzzed apparently. In the past three weeks they've had four sightings of low flying craft, all unidentified. And its not small.In one sighting ten coal miners and or friends/family members saw th[...]
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Daily Cosplay

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Booyah!![...]
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Friday Faves: 2014-10-24

October 24, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I’m finishing up this post on Friday morning because I’m heading up to Denver for the weekend for Mile Hi Con. If there’s anything that came out after this goes live, I’ll catch it on next week&rs[...]
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RPT Gems #70: Free RPG Bonanza

October 24, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
DramaSystem SRD Now Available Check out the latest work by Robin. D. Laws – DramaSystem. Get it for free here. http://robin-d-laws.blogspot.ca/2013/09/dramasystem-srd-now-available.html Traveller For Free Travelle[...]
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Running a Big Table

October 24, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Actual Play, Advice/Tools, RPG Hub 
Back when I was running D&D Encounters for 4th Edition (The Borderlands season), I ran a large table. We had anywhere between 7 and 10 players, many of them middle school boys. With 4e, it was difficult, but I was ab[...]
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Tractor Beams

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Over in Australia (unless your reading this in Australia, then its under neath you) scientists have put together a tractor beam that can grab glass particles and pull them several inches. Essential the beam is a laser wh[...]
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Han!!!!!

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Armor Up (Don Justo)

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Daniel Lopez[...]
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Friday Favourite: What Music Is Playing During Your Battle?

October 24, 2014 from Dungeon's Master
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
On Friday we comb through our extensive archives to find an older article that we feel deserves another look. From May 21, 2010, Dungeon’s Master once again presents: What Music Is Playing During Your Battle? [...]
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John Carter Returns to ERB

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Warner Brothers returned the film rights of John Carter and all things Barsoom to the fine folks over at ERB. Inc. That means there will definitely not be a sequel to the movie adaptation that came out a few years ago, b[...]
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“100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House” Now Released!

October 24, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Advice/Tools, gm tips, RPG Hub 
Just in time for Halloween and your Cryptworld games, Skirmisher Publishing LLC has released the first of a new line of game-related mini-resources. The first, 100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House, is intended to aid GM[...]
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5e Monster Manual Review (Tome 243)

October 24, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, Review, RPG Hub 
In this episode of The Tome, Jeff and Tracy are joined by James Introcaso (Team Flumph), Mike Shea (Team Demilich), and Sam Dillon (Team Beholder). They sit down and discuss the newly released 5th edition MONSTER MANUAL[...]
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Monsters!

October 24, 2014 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Monsters are the life blood of any good Dungeons and Dragons game. How many past stories do you tell that hing on encountering the imposing dragon or the horrific lich? There are plenty of Monster Manuals and Bestiaries[...]
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Middle Earth’s Epic Safety Video

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 24

October 24, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Yesterday we entered the Haunted Mansion map from the folks at Heroic Maps through the front door and wandered into an entryway full of potential paths. Today, we are going to head through the first door to the righ[...]
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Word of the Day — Druid

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A druid was a member of the educated, professional class among the Celtic peoples of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, and possibly elsewhere during the Iron Age. The druid class included law-speakers, poets and doctors, among oth[...]
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Baleful Beasts

October 24, 2014 from Dungeonskull Mountain
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
HAVE FUN, KIDRod Ruth, illustrator of children's books like Album of Dinosaurs and Baleful Beasts and Eerie Creatures -- which I compulsively checked and re-checked out of any number of childhood libraries and publi[...]
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Enjoy Halloween with these Tunnels & Trolls adventures

October 24, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Halloween and Tunnels & Trolls are two of the best things, so here is a selection of spooky dooky scenarios for your game.Death at Grimwood Hall by Scott MalthouseYeah, let's lead with one written by a handsome desig[...]
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Rabbit Folk in 5e

October 24, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Art by Jerome JacintoThe Hara or Rabbit Folk have their own subkingdom within the Country of Yanth, though wandering swords-rabbits and minstrels of their kind may be encountered all over Azurth.The Rabbit Folk live in u[...]
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Don’t read this: tomes of doom in USR Mythos

October 24, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I like the thought of a book so evil, so mind-shattering that it psychologically breaks the reader and sends them into a spiral of madness. What a great book. Of course, the daddy of them all is the Necronomicon. We all [...]
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Special Mounts

October 24, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Recommending Benjamin Baugh's document.[...]
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October Movie Challenge: Nosferatu (1979)

October 24, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I am not sure how to classify this one really.  I thought I saw it years ago, but once I started watching it again I was less sure.  By the end I was really unsure.  Some scenes were familiar, others I rem[...]
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Links to Canon. Links to the Past

October 24, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: advice, GM, RPG Hub 
When a game has run for a long time it develops its own sort of canon. By that I mean the "official timeline" that fans would use when debating points about what is going on. In the case of a long running game though, th[...]
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New Character Colours

October 24, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The scavenger's mostly done...time to start colouring the next character for the book.[...]
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Castle Greyhawk: Easy Decisions

October 24, 2014 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Welcome back Greyhawk mavens! It's time to continue with the third chapter of our ongoing Castle Greyhawk graphic novel. Check out page four and see lead in dialogue by&n[...]
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Minis for Charity: Part 3 Special Characters

October 24, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So we come to the end of the minis for the UK Children's. Here are the three "Special Characters". These minis are all special... The first one is the priest. Every good western town has a priest or a preacher. Sometimes[...]
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EN World Pre-Release Review – The Rise of Tiamat by Kobold Press & Wizards of the Coast

October 24, 2014 from Neuroglyph Games
Filed under: campaign setting, Review, RPG Hub 
Hail and Well Met Gentle Readers! Another week has sped by, Fellow Gamers, and the weekend draws near – with hopefully many opportunities for you all to have some great gaming fun. Personally, I’ve got plans [...]
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Reavers on the Seas of Fate – Season Four, Second Session

October 23, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: Actual Play, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Second Session (18 page pdf) – “A Birth and a Death in Riddleport” – Samaritha finally comes to term serpentfolk style and the crew entertain themselves by fighting in Zincher’s arena, [...]
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First Look: D&D 5th Edition’s The Rise of Tiamat

October 23, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It’s here! In only two weeks, the Rise of Tiamat will be on store shelves! I have a first look for you. Warning, lots of spoilers here. If you’re a player, you may not want to watch. Or maybe you do…[...]
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RPG Review – Races of Obsidian Apocalypse: Flesh and Iron

October 23, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist This racial supplement clocks in at 15 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look! We kick of this book with the Prometheans. These g[...]
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30 Days to Save Science City: Building the One-Shot City (Part Two)

October 23, 2014 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is the second half of the background material I developed for a Noir Supers session. You can see the first half here and a session summary here.  I used Venture City Stories for Fate Core as the system.[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 13: Feats of Protection

October 23, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub 
By Endzeitgeist This Mythic Mini clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we? This time, we’re all about feats of protection, so let’s check thi[...]
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Daily Cosplay

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Valerie Perez[...]
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