*News Flash* Rulenomicon Updated

May 2, 2016 from Forgotten Runes
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Rulenomicon page has been updated. I got all the names of my new rules pasted in. Even got the formating to be more of a table. However, no new reviews or links yet. That will have to come later.Enjoy! ;)[...]
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Good Die and Bad Die

May 2, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Years ago...actually decades ago, I had a friend who ran a very simple game system that he called "Good Die, Bad Die". It basically worked on the idea that you added your good die (a d6) to your ability score, and a bad [...]
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Releasing the Kraken – Episode 1 – The Turning Tower

May 2, 2016 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
As long as Patreon pledged support remains above the $400 level, every month we are releasing one older map from …Continue reading →[...]
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For Cultured Friends V

May 2, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The fifth issue of The Excellent Travelling Volume  continues James Maliszewski’s support for TSR Inc.’s Empire of the Petal Throne: The World of Tékumel, only the third RPG to be published and th[...]
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Bat in the Attic 2016-05-02 09:19:00

May 2, 2016 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: news, RPG Hub, Traveller 
Looks like the Mongoose Third Imperium and the entire Mongoose Traveller 2nd edition line will have a third party content program. The basic deal is this,Mongoose will allow you to SELL any work in PDF form that uses Mon[...]
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Profession Skill Scope

May 2, 2016 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: Game Design, GURPS, RPG Hub 
As work also inspires my gaming, I've come to see Profession more differently. Market Knowledge Market Cycles. the seasons of the business, when most of its earnings happen and the timing of each aspect that has time[...]
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In The Footsteps Of Footprints: how to document game events

May 2, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: Adventure Prep, Play, RPG Hub 
As part of the “interview” by Tracey Snow back in Campaign Mastery’s 750th-post celebration (actually constructed from a series of emails back-and-forth), I was ‘asked’ the question, Is ther[...]
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Weekend Gaming: Against the Slave Lords!

May 2, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Order of the Platinum Dragon made it to the throne room of the slave lords and encountered the first five. The battle was fierce with many HP lost on both sides. I did notice that in some cases the Playtest vers[...]
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Land of the Spirits Group 2 Session 1 Recap- Saving the Princess of the Moon

May 2, 2016 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG Hub 
Yesterday I kicked off a second campaign of Land of the Spirits playtest which uses the awesome Black Hack rules.  I was very excited because this group and I hadn’t gotten to play together in nearly a year du[...]
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A Tower in Gelatin Floats By

May 2, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
art by Jeff CallOur 5e Land of Azurth game continued last night with our heroes planning on taking Gwendolin Goode back to her parents and relieving the pirate queen Black Iris (both of whom they rescued from the Candy I[...]
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Xezbeth the Liar

May 2, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
"How do I know I can trust you?" The sliver of moon shining in the cloudless still night barely illuminated the woman before me, yet she glowed, and I was terrified.She laughed then, a deep throaty laugh that made my kne[...]
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Round Table 117 – Have Spellbook Will Travel, Arcanis, and Mists of Akuma

May 2, 2016 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso sits down with Rudy Basso to discuss their upcoming fantasy, comedy, radio drama podcast, Have Spellbook Will Travel. Then James sits down with Henry Lopez and Pedro Barrenechea&n[...]
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Out of the Abyss Chapter 7: Escape from the Underdark

May 1, 2016 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This article is the final of an ongoing series of articles covering the fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons adventure, Out of the Abyss. You can find previous articles here: Running Out of the Abyss[...]
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UD218: Bad Movies Good Games 6: The UnderGophers meet The Mummy

May 1, 2016 from Undergopher Central
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
Who’s on the moon? What’s on Mars, I Don’t Know is Tonto. This week we discuss how to turn another batch of bad movies into good games.[...]
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Making Others Awesome

May 1, 2016 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I saw a tweet the other day where someone quoted the FATE rulebook and claimed the highlighted rule was their favorite part of the game. The section, paraphrased, said that in FATE its the players job to not only have a [...]
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In The Merry, Merry Month of May

May 1, 2016 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I'm in one of my moods.Which one? Well, this is the one where I'm running a bunch of different games, none of which I want to talk about right now.Nope, not a one. Not in the slightest.One is still forming, one is a[...]
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April passed, welcome May

May 1, 2016 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Welcome to May.  May was Maius in Latin and was named after the Greek goddess Maia, it seems likely, who is associated with Spring.  So, what shall the theme be for May?  The fae and faerie?  Spring a[...]
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One Page Dungeon

May 1, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The first time I participated in the "One Page Dungeon" contest, I was a finalist. I tried to do something innovative that would work with any system (as per the contest brief). That was two years ago.The second time I p[...]
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The Best Laid Schemes of Mice and Men or Why you need to know what the loser wanted

May 1, 2016 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In my game world there was a major war, about 25 years ago game time. During this war, the military powerhouse of the continent tried to conquer the rest of the continent. In retrospect, I’ve had difficulty expla[...]
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Gostor: Nobles now available!

May 1, 2016 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Gostor Nobles is a product I've had on my plate for months now. I have been playing with it here and there, tweaking the verbiage, adding or removing feats. Finally, I decided to sit down and get it done. I flipflopped a[...]
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Life after Obsidian Portal

May 1, 2016 from The Dread Gazebo
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
End of an Era I’ve held off for a good long while to post this. Mainly because other things have gotten in the way, but also because I think I needed to take a good amount of time to reflect on my 5 years at Obsidi[...]
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What I played this week and what I enjoyed about it*

May 1, 2016 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Been up to my ears in actual honest to goodness role playing gaming this last week. Three different sessions that lined up thusly: D&D 5e with my usual weekly group. We wrapped up the first scenario at level 3 and &h[...]
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Dragon by Dragon – March 1981 (47)

May 1, 2016 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, Review, RPG, RPG Hub 
It's been a little while since I had the time to review a Dragon Magazine, but today is the day! I'm going to kick it right off with a letter to the editor ... ‘The height of absurdity’ Dear Editor: I fi[...]
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The Gathering ~ Week 2

May 1, 2016 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: Actual Play, roleplaying, RPG Hub 
We have completed the second week of preparation for our pending global Immortals campaign inspired by Highlander and using the Ubiquity Roleplaying System. Guidelines for players, both with and without experience with t[...]
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1 week to go – be sure to get your submissions in!

May 1, 2016 from ENnie Awards Blog
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
We’re down to the wire, with 1 week left to go to get your submissions in.  Publishers, now is the time to send your 5 copies in.[...]
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RPT#697: Building the Klok’k’ot Culture + Reader Tips

May 1, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
RPG Designer James Gauvreau kicks off a short series on culture building for you with the Klok'k'ot. The Klok'k'ot are an urban desert civilization on a precipice. The post RPT#697: Building the Klok’k’ot Cu[...]
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Heroes of the Islands

May 1, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
art by Herb KāneErene was the most beautiful woman in the world, so beautiful that it was said she was the daughter of the Sky God Tiwo, who had lain with the wife of the Chieftain of Raketaminio. She was marri[...]
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Fanzine Focus II: Vacant Ritual Assembly #2

May 1, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On the tail of Old School Renaissance has come another movement—the rise of the fanzine. Although the fanzine—a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon[...]
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[Game Design] Alternate Basic Mechanics for 7th Sea, second edition Quickstart

May 1, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
To follow up on the article I wrote about my first impressions of the 7th Sea Second Edition Quickstart, I’ve gotten it in my head to design a lite version of it, perhaps something that might address some concerns [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: May Day

May 1, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Happy Beltane! I hope your celebrations are as wild and exciting!Beltane Fire Festival (2009) in EdinburghIt's also International Workers Day. Sadly for hirelings and henchman, their unions rarely push for 5 day, 8 hours[...]
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Fanzine Focus II: Vacant Ritual Assembly #2

May 1, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On the tail of Old School Renaissance has come another movement—the rise of the fanzine. Although the fanzine—a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon[...]
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Sporadic Saturday Sweetness: 2016-04-30

April 30, 2016 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It’s been a nutty week. Editing two novels of my own while critiquing a friend’s novel…. This has all piled up on me, and I’m quite amazed I’m even getting this post out the door considerin[...]
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Book Review: LA Story’s Urbania

April 30, 2016 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: Review, RPG Hub 
Some of you will remember my AAR about MidSouthCon 16 (If you don't simply Check the post here). During the Saturday afternoon, I got to sit down at Pro's Row with author L.A. Story. At the end of our short time together[...]
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[First Impressions] 7th Sea 2nd Edition Quickstart Adventure

April 30, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Like many, many others, I jumped at the chance to bring 7th Sea back to life when John Wick announced that there would be a second edition in the works by backing the All PDF tier. I’m a fan of the pseudo-European [...]
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“Changing” Airlines: Using My Saved Coins To Get Me To NTRPG Con

April 30, 2016 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: gm tips, RPG Hub 
North Texas RPG Con is just around the corner. My hotel room is booked; my fees for attending are paid; and my spending cash is saved up and earmarked. However, there is one outstanding outlay that had not yet been settl[...]
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Zoology (A to Z Challenge, Z)

April 30, 2016 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: RPG Hub, World Building 
Animals are everywhere in Sea of Stars and in so many varieties.  The initial pool of animals was similar to that here on Earth, with a few exotic variations, but the Sundering changed everything, sometimes for the [...]
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Captain America – Civil War

April 30, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Review, RPG Hub 
Saw it last night.Enjoyed it.I don't know how well I would have enjoyed it as a stand-alone film. It really required a lot of the depth that has been built up in the previous movies produced by Marvel, but having seen ea[...]
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Cyphers, Submergines and a Drunk Tank–My Numenera Campaign Begins

April 30, 2016 from LivingDice
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Numenera is my system of choice for RPG’s, but my last campaign ( Star Wars universe with Cypher System rules) collapsed after the GM bowed out. Not being a huge Star Wars fan anymore (Jar Jar and those damn Ewoks [...]
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Zatannurday: DeviantArt Favorites

April 30, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Still have a few DaviantArt favorites to share. I'll keep doing these till I run out. Enjoy! Zatanna Cosplay - 3 by Millster-Ink on DeviantArt Zatanna Cosplay - 2 by Millster-Ink on DeviantArt Zatanna Cosplay - 1[...]
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Fanzine Focus II: The Undercroft #2

April 30, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On the tail of Old School Renaissance has come another movement—the rise of the fanzine. Although the fanzine—a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon[...]
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The Wastelanders

April 30, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
His breath billowed white around him in the achingly cold air. The dark landscape felt alien. Shapes and shadows that didn't correspond to anything he thought of as normal. Frozen dirt, jagged rocks, and everything painf[...]
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Rifts for Savage Worlds is Finally on Kickstarter!

April 30, 2016 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: Rifts, RPG, RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
Yep, it has finally arrived. I know I'm a few days behind in sharing the news, but I still wanted to get it out there. Alright, so now that Palladium Books has broken into a more modern field of the gaming world[...]
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