Chasing Brimstone

January 26, 2015 from Transitive Property of Gaming
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Over at Board Game Geek, someone was asking for ideas for Shadows of Brimstone scenarios that wouldn't just play out as the same "stumbling about in search of clue tokens" feel that is the default experience fo[...]
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Satanic Panic!

January 26, 2015 from The Other Side
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I am fascinated with with the Satanic Panic of the early 80s.  Partially because I lived through it but also as someone who isn't religious I found the whole "panic" to be very confusing. Here is an article that cov[...]
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HJRP1407 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 07

January 26, 2015 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
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hjrp1407 Your hosts: Bill, Stork, Tyler, CADave This is a guerrilla episode of Happy Jacks RPG Podcast. Stu is off in mixing land. Thank you to Bill, Stork, Tyler and Dave for stepping up in my absence.   [...]
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Daily Cosplay

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Asteroid Coming By

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Some time  Monday an1800 foot wide chunk of the solar system's early debris field will fly by earth. It will pass just on the outside of the moon's distance from earth and be the closes big rock to pass in quite a w[...]
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Under Ice Fish

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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They shown again that creatures can live in environments that we can't...which always seems to be a surprise to the internet narrators (I know longer believe that any of this is a surprise to biologists or astro-physicis[...]
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Movie Trailer 2 ~ Monsters Dark Continent

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Another GenCon Housing Fiasco

January 26, 2015 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Another year, and another fiasco trying to get a GenCon hotel room. This year, they claimed to have a new solution (read, untested) that was supposed to alleviate the issues of last years mess. Sad to say, all it did wa[...]
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Armor Up (Warrior Priest)

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Nathan "Drifter" Pullen[...]
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Finally!! Scooby Doo Meets….

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The legos! Lego has announced a full like up of Scooby Do lego sets, including that fantastic Mystery Machine, the characters and a haunted house. This comes with a 30 minute tv show to boot. Scheduled for rele[...]
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Word of the Day — Notaphily

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Notaphily is the study and collection of paper currency, and banknotes. A notaphilist is a collector of banknotes, paper money, or plastic notes.It is believed that people have been collecting paper money for as long as [...]
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Here some Grull Action

January 26, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This actually looks like any good earth elemental!Leo Lasfargue[...]
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My Next Game, Swamped, to be Developed by Bellwether Games

January 26, 2015 from Troll In The Corner
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
I am very proud to announce that after a very interesting, very productive year of development, I have a new title on the horizon! Swamped is going to be published by Bellwether Games and we’re all hard at wor[...]
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New Beginnings: Phase 1: Inspiration

This entry is part 2 in the series New Beginnings There are times when we all have to make a fresh start. This series is going to examine the process in detail. Finding Inspiration You need to start with an idea. While t[...]
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Playing the Race Card

January 26, 2015 from Game Knight Reviews
Filed under: RPG Hub, World Building 
There are quite a few RPGs available where you can play a non-human race (or alien). Outside of the RPG realm, it also has a significant presence in books and shows (the latter more in sci-fi shows/movies). However RPG g[...]
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Using Scarcity, Abundance, and Enough to Inspire Settings and Encounters

January 26, 2015 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: design, Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Recently I had an opportunity to ponder how economics plays into the development of an area. It was a thought that first occurred after reading Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond many years ago – but I ha[...]
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[WFRP 2e] Renegade Princeps 48

January 26, 2015 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: Play, RPG, RPG Hub 
My PCVaervenshyael - Female Elf ProtagonistMy companionsTankred "Silver Bear" Tenneckermann - Human MercenaryWilhelm Hechland - Human EngineerJohann Wilhelm Woeller - Human Barber SurgeonNPCsLudovic Hasselhoff [...]
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A Teaser for the next Adventure in Bayhaven

January 26, 2015 from Roving Band of Misfits
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I’m hoping to release the next Adventure in Bayhaven by the end of the week, or early next week. (The variable is Drive Thru RPG – they review every PDF for inappropriate content before it goes up for sale). [...]
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On Interesting Treasure, Accomplished

January 26, 2015 from Hack And Slash
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I've been thinking about treasure for a long time. Almost as long as I've been gaming.It all started with Dungeon™, the board game. I didn't play the wizard to play the wizard. I played the wizard because he was t[...]
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Earthdawn 4th Edition news

January 26, 2015 from Earthdawn Blog
Filed under: Earthdawn, RPG Hub 
Good news everyone! According to the new update on the Earthdawn 4th Edition kickstarter project, the official PDF release of the Player's Guide is just round the corner. A little less than a...[...]
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Return to White Googly Mountain!

January 26, 2015 from A Character for Every Game
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More googly madness – feel free to just skip these posts, they are a bit silly, but they might explain …Continue reading → [...]
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Random Map Monday 6

January 26, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
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I started a Patreon campaign back in June 2014, this was the map for my first offering.  A roadside encounter.  A simple encounter, but the map has a lot of features.  Traveling on the road. Spar[...]
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The Shifting Setting

January 26, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Changing elements of continuity or setting through retcon or revision are common in comic books. When we include alternate universes like the Ultimate Universe or DC's multi-Earths, the number of variant characters, orga[...]
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6d6 Magic Play Report

January 26, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
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Brian Isikoff’s 6d6 Magic campaign has moved onto it’s fourth session.  Having survived the dungeon of demon strata, our heroes now adventure wider into the Hundred Baronies. —- This session o[...]
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UD185: The One Ring RPG

January 26, 2015 from Undergopher Central
Filed under: podcast, Review, RPG Hub 
To wrap up our Tolkien coverage on this week’s episode we talk about Cubicle 7’s The One Ring rpg.[...]
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The Grand Duchy: Intrigues from the Current Season at Court

January 26, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
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Every season brings a fresh round of disputes the Imperial Court must entertain. Feel free to use them as scenarios for roleplaying-focused sessions or as seeds for adventures across the Grand Duchy. Here, then, are the [...]
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A Sundered World: Cambions in Color

January 26, 2015 from Points of Light
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About a week ago I posted some art for the cambion race section from A Sundered World.Whelp, Melissa finished coloring it today:Whaddya think? I hadn't originally planned on doing A Sundered World in color (or frankly do[...]
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Constant Communication

January 26, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: advice, Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
I recently encountered a situation which, to be honest, through me for a loop. Yes, the unflappable me.A player in a game I was running, who is himself a fellow GM (and an excellent one at that), had an issue with splitt[...]
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Another Approach for Rewarding Experience

January 26, 2015 from Sly Flourish
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The 5th Edition of D&D has two primary ways to reward experience. The first involves calculating experience rewards for monsters defeated and quests completed and then dividing this up among the P[...]
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Starting A New Game: Character Creation

January 26, 2015 from Reality Refracted
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You've found a group, pitched your game, and settled on a game night. Now it's time to get into the nitty gritty of the game itself, and the best place to start that is with Character Creation. In today's post I'm going [...]
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Two Weeks until the Sea of Stars Kickstarter ends and let us Help one of our Own

January 26, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
We are entering the final stretch and need more stretch goals for the Sea of Stars Kickstarter, would you like to help out?  Please do. The Philippine Gamer is having a bit of a rough patch with medical problems bes[...]
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Castle Greyhawk: Spell Talk

January 26, 2015 from Greyhawkery
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Welcome back Greyhawk fans! Let's get back to the third chapter of our ongoing Castle Greyhawk graphic novel. Check out page-ten and read some illuminating exposition&nbs[...]
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Animals of Fletnern

January 26, 2015 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In the previous post, I mentioned that simply saying "horses" is not a sufficient answer. So what are you to do? Well, I thought about horses (and related animals) when I was first crafting my world of Fletnern. Link [...]
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Fast ideas follow-up

January 26, 2015 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
OK, so I mentioned the idea last post about thinking about getting to and from work in your fantasy and how that differs for the common folk and adventurers. If you look at that idea and say “on a horse”, yo[...]
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Gencon 2015 Hotel Registration–The Housing Hunger Games

January 25, 2015 from LivingDice
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Every year my cohorts and I stand by, waiting for the nanosecond that the Gencon reservation system allows us to book rooms. We all press the button and surge forth to fight off the hordes of gamers trying to get in the [...]
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The Lost Treasure of the Bone Soldiers

January 25, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
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The Lost Treasure of the Bone Soldiers is my latest Patreon offering.  To get players interested in the adventure I was thinking of just throwing a treasure map in the way.  A crude thing that mentions buried[...]
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A Shared Fate

January 25, 2015 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The truth is that generic RPGs are not exactly interesting to review. They lack flavour, they lack the substance of a background that is usually the reason to buy into a RPG, and mechanics are never the most enticing th[...]
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Cthulhu Wars: Playing the Yellow Sign

January 25, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Yellow Sign is a...different faction, and not just because they have two Great Old Ones and a few "do this, then do something else" spellbooks.When we started learning and playing the game I handled it just like I di[...]
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Late Friday Faves: 2015-01-25

January 25, 2015 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Sorry for the lateness. Crazy Friday led to a crazy Saturday led to a wild Sunday morning, and I’m just now coming up for air. I really need to get back into the habit of writing up my comments as the links co[...]
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Arduin Grimoire, Part V

January 25, 2015 from LizardGames
Filed under: Old School, roleplaying, RPG, RPG Hub 
Arduin Grimoire, Part V Special Abilities Because If Playing A Centaur Psychic Wasn’t Good Enough, You Can Be a Centaur Psychic With Chronic Insomnia NTTAWWT Now, we get to another cool innovation, presented with m[...]
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Strange Stars Outtakes

January 25, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
There were some things that I wanted to include in the Strange Stars setting book, but had to cut because of the structure we ultimately went with or just plan space considerations. Here are a few of them:ZhmunWhile the [...]
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Sunday Funnies: Ork Power Grab

January 25, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
There is one thing about 40k is that once you go green, all the other armies pale in comparison. So when I found this on the web, I just laughed. WAAAGH! JP[...]
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Dungeon Font (Part 1)

January 25, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Here's the first batch of glyphs for the Dungeon Font I've been working on. Certainly enough to get a dungeon designer started, but there are a lot more to come. I'm compiling the glyphs through the font editor now,[...]
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How To Host a Dungeon – The Fire Giant Tyrant

January 25, 2015 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
I love Tony Dowler’s How To Host A Dungeon and I finally bought a full copy from him a few …Continue reading → [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: Swamp Skull

January 25, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm afraid I don't have a source for this one...Edited to add:The artist is Brent Hollowell [...]
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Crude Experiment with Adobe Illustrator and Premier

January 24, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Trying out ideas for our 6d6 Hellenic Kickstarter video using very bad drawings and simple video editing. It looks appalling and there is no sound but not bad for two hours work when I’ve never used either piece of[...]
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little rules

January 24, 2015 from Jeff's Gameblog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
More like A Game of Kicking AssSo last night my old BattleTech boxed set caught my eye and I pulled out the rule book and flipped through it.  You won't find a lot of posts here on the ol' Gameblog about BTech, but [...]
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6d6 Thinktank – An Alignment Of Stars

January 24, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
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Eclipses and planetary alignments, super-nova and comets may be natural events but they can also signify something magical or terrible is happening. This week’s RPG brainstorming is adventure plots involving astron[...]
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AGE: Stunts & Saving Throws Don’t Mix

January 24, 2015 from Glimm\'s Workshop
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
One of my favorite parts of the AGE system used in the Dragon Age RPG is the stunt system. When making an ability check in AGE, you roll 3d6 to get your result. If you succeed and at least 2 of the 3 dice show the same v[...]
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Regarding Kickstarter

January 24, 2015 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In response to This Blog Post by Mark Van Vlack, wherein he basically bemoans his relationship with Kickstarter ... I have this to say: The point of Kickstarter is for you to vote with your wallet for things you want to[...]
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