New Monster – 3 Headed Kobold

March 30, 2015 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is a handy little ne’er-do-well I came up with the other day to thwart my players. It worked wonderfully well and turned a hum-drum encounter into one that was surprising and dangerously fun. Take a regular ko[...]
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MidSouthCon After-Action Report

March 30, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
(Meant to post this last week) Two weekends ago, I travelled to Memphis for MidSouthCon 33. This was the first con I was to attend in Tennessee and I was looking forward to it. I happened to learn of the con through my f[...]
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Mythoard: April Signups Are Open!

March 30, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
You can now signup for April's Mythoard box, which will include, among other things, Lichfield, a semi-exclusive adventure for Dungeon World.I've already talked about it in two other posts, but essentially it's a 30[...]
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Why D&D 5e is Not for Me

March 30, 2015 from RetroRoleplaying
Filed under: Old School, RPG Hub 
I received an email asking me why I was continuing to run TSR editions and retroclones instead of just using 5e. Since the D&D 5e Player's Handbook was released last summer, I've had the occasional request to revie[...]
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Misspells

March 30, 2015 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
Bonus XP if you know who this is! When you write as much as I do, you get used to dealing with typographical errors. Some of them are rather amusing – I remember one blog post in which some room trap involved a [...]
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The Haunted Valley

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Of the Lost City of Gaxmoor and the World of Aihrde....The blood was hot, and sticky. It clung to him even as it oozed across his palm and down his wrist. Flinging it off he continued his cutting. The kill must be bled [...]
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Woodwose for Basic Era Games

March 30, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Woodwose is a creature from English mythology that is part wild man, part bigfoot, part fae and part demonic spirit...depending on who you ask.  But interestingly enough they never have really graced the pages of an[...]
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Of Overlords, Kings and Barons, Building a Feudal Setting Part 6

March 30, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
Continuing a series of posts detailing how I developed the feudal system of the City-State in my Majestic Wilderlands campaign.The last topic to cover before getting into the specifics of the Majestic Wilderlands is reli[...]
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Daily Cosplay

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Ghostbusters … Male … Female … Racoons

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm not even sure what to make of this but another Ghostbusters is in the works, this time with an all male cast. There are quite a few names on the list..Dany Aykroyd, Ivan Reitman and some other folks (see full line up[...]
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This Was It

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Extra Fabulous

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Extra Fabulous Comics[...]
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Armor Up (Saxon)

March 30, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
David Powell[...]
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Stride The Earth in 7-league boots: Travel (and Maps) in FRPG Pt 2

March 30, 2015 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: campaign setting, pathfinder, RPG Hub 
I’m taking a scheduled break from the New Beginnings series before the big push to conclude it. It will be back next week, all going according to plan. This article is a sequel of sorts to one I published a few wee[...]
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On the Hack and Slash Compendium 2

March 30, 2015 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Guys, I want to show you something:Yeah. That's the second blog compendium.It's basically a complete reworking of Treasure. Oh, you should see this->It's thick. 100 pages thick. Treasure was 13 pages.Oh! Oh! You know [...]
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Naming the Nameless

March 30, 2015 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: design, Inspiration, RPG Hub 
We all know that names have power. As GMs, we leverage names to invoke feelings of dread, comfort, and security… A few examples… Ravenloft evokes images of dark, Poe- or Lovecraft-inspired evils. The Forgot[...]
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5 Tips to Pick the Right Games to Play at a Con – Wargaming Recon #132

March 30, 2015 from Troll In The Corner
Filed under: podcast, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
Have you ever wanted to go to a gaming convention but didn’t know what to play? This episode shares 5 tips to help you choose the right games for you to play. Support Jonathan through PATREON What time is the game?[...]
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Strange Stars Races- Savage Worlds Style, Baby- Smaragdines

March 30, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
Here’s some more fun from the Savage Worlding of Strange Stars. Smaragdines The Smaragdines are the visionaries of the Alliance, known for their psi abilities. All citizens are required to have at least rudimentary[...]
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Revised history chapter from Earthdawn 4th Edition

March 30, 2015 from Earthdawn Blog
Filed under: Earthdawn, RPG Hub 
While we're still waiting for the Earthdawn 4th Edition Gamemaster's Guide, one part of it fans were really asking about was shared by FASA Games. The part explaining the events leading to the...[...]
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Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge: March Reviews

March 30, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
Here are the reviews for February for the Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge. First up this month is a continuation of last month. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Ok this is the book where everything change[...]
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Azurthite Bestiary: Deodand, Gleimous

March 30, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The lucifugal monsters called deodands are a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of Subazurth. The Gleimous variety may well be the most foul of them, adding the insult of its slimy excess to the already suffic[...]
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Random Map Monday 13

March 30, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A little hamlet in the middle of here and there.  A small creek runs through that floods on the north side.  A few flood walls were built to redirect the water during the heavy spring rains.  There are a f[...]
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Leading from the Front

March 30, 2015 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Mass Combat in Into the Odd uses a dead simple detachment system. A detachment is the rough equivalent to 50 decent infantrymen, and acts as an individual in all ways other than the following:- Individual attacks cannot [...]
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Round Table 62 – Acquisitions Inc. and Elemental Evil Player’s Companion

March 30, 2015 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso sits down with Topher Kohan, Andrew Timmes, and Wade Kemper to discuss the [...] [...]
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Steely Gaze and Lethal Blows: Pulp Combat

March 30, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
“The Cimmerian laid his hand on his sword hilt, and the gesture was as fraught with menace as the lifting of a tiger’s lip to bare his fangs.” ­ — Robert E. Howard, “The God In The Bowl&[...]
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Hoard of the Dragon Queen Episode 8: Skyreach

March 30, 2015 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It's been a long journey from Greenest to Skyreach but we're closing in on the end of the first published Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition adventure, Hoard of the Dragon Queen. This article focuses on[...]
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HJRP1415 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 15

March 30, 2015 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: podcast, Podcast Episode, Podcasts, RPG, RPG Hub 
HJRP14-15 Your hosts: Stu, Aya, Twin and Mowi Show Notes! Wil L asks us about a situation where his party might become overly wealthy and asks for advice. Dancing Owlbear has a playing bringing the wrong kind of drama. J[...]
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Managing Expectations Of Theme and Content

March 30, 2015 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
This may be more high level than some people like to consider when they're talking about their hobby, but as a GM it is something important to keep in mind - especially when planning encounters and campaigns. Every game [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: Morning Fog

March 30, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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[Historical Figures of Renown] Richard III

March 30, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
I don't know how many of you have followed the recent saga of Richard III of England. A short recap of the story: Richard died shortly after the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. In 2012, a corpse was unearthed while work was[...]
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Who runs things?

March 29, 2015 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
It is my belief, and I think history bears me out, that the more distant the authority is, the higher the chance that something local will fill the void. Honestly, it is more likely that this is based not on how distant[...]
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Been a Busy Afternoon

March 29, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I spent the afternoon going through a batch of my micro-adventures, reformatting some of the so I could print them out in some form of hard copy.  On the table is about half or what needs to get done.  The diff[...]
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I’m Home Muggles!

March 29, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub, World Building 
So last week I had the ole blog here on auto-post while the family and I spent some quality time at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.   All I can say is wow. If you haven't been it is located at Universal Studios in[...]
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Late Friday Faves: 2015-03-29

March 29, 2015 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I had Friday off work, so I delayed writing up comments until then. I figured with the day off, I’d have plenty of time to get it done. The reason I had the day off was for a minor medical procedure, but I was up a[...]
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LARP Shield

March 29, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Props, RPG Hub 
In the quest to produce interesting LARP equipment, rather than the regular stuff that you can see everyone else possessing on the battlefield, I present my latest offering......after a day in the field, I'd like to repo[...]
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Strange and Savage Stars

March 29, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Over at the Wrathofzombie's blog, Mike the wrathful zombie himself has posted what I hope are the first in a series of posts adapting Strange Stars to Savage Worlds. Check what he's got up so far here and here.Oh, a[...]
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Strange Stars Races- Savage Worlds Style, Baby- The Thrax

March 29, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
Continuing on the road of Savage Worlding the races from Trey Causey’s awesome Strange Stars.  Today we look at the Thrax.   Thrax   “The Alliance’s greatest warriors are the thrax. A clo[...]
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An Esteren Mystery

March 29, 2015 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Monastery of Tuath is the fourth book for the French RPG, Les Ombres d'Esteren or Shadows of Esteren, published by Agate RPG. What has been so pleasing about this low dark, fantasy setting with Lovecraftian overton[...]
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25 Words, far behind trend

March 29, 2015 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So I'm way behind on this but here goes. Into the Odd's world in 25 words or less. Alien artifacts, muskets, bayonets, tricorne hats, pan-dimensional terrors, brains, industry, revolution, star-men, steamships, polar exp[...]
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Steal this New Map

March 29, 2015 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: RPG Hub 
After watching these videos , I started playing around and drawing up some topographical maps in photoshop. They aren't my typical style, but I think my first effort turned out pretty decent. So, here you go. Key up thi[...]
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UD190: Indiana SB101 / Moving Gen Con Special

March 29, 2015 from Undergopher Central
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
This week the Reverend Dr. Ron Galvin joins us to discuss SB101, Indiana’s “Freedon of Religion Act”. In the first half of the episode we tackle the weighty issues of discrimination and theology. Physic[...]
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Back again

March 29, 2015 from RPG Character A Week
Filed under: RPG Hub 
For a blog called "RPG Character A Week," there's been a lot of weeks without a character! I aim to change that. To begin with, I've revised my website, and I'm posting the games I want to promote there. My new[...]
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[Mutant Future] The Danforth Heli-Sub-Tank From “The Three Stooges In Orbit”

March 29, 2015 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, Mutant Future, RPG Hub 
Required crew: Cabin holds three, though one can drive solo Top Speed: Ground 40 MPH; Sea 60 MPH; Air 100 MPH Cargo: 1,000 lbs. Structural HP: 50 HP Armor: AC 4 Weaponry: Plasma Cannon - 10d6 hp damage Designed by Profe[...]
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Lankhmar the Dungeon Crawl Classics Way

March 28, 2015 from Cinerati
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
Goodman Games announced at Gary Con that they have been granted a license to produce Lankhmar themed Dungeon Crawl Classics products. The Dungeon Crawl Classics role playing game is the first role playing game since[...]
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More RPG Card Decks Previews

March 28, 2015 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We’ve made a couple of new updates to the RPG Card Decks Kickstarter.  A couple of days ago we posted three new creature card samples.  See one below: And today we posted three new adventure cards.  [...]
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More Art in Progress

March 28, 2015 from Dark Dungeon 2nd Edition
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Here's a few samples of the interior of Unpleasant Encounters - a 48-page story sandbox with 25 mini-adventures. Thought I'd do something fun while waiting for more print proofs of the new color hardcovers of the Sama[...]
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The Trollish Delver has been around for six years!

March 28, 2015 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This one completely slipped my mind due to being busy and also finding that doorway to another realm in my closet, but March 11th was this blog's sixth birthday. Six years old! I just wanted to take this time to tha[...]
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Strange Stars Races- Savage Worlds Style, Baby- Humans and Djägga

March 28, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
I am gearing up to run some Strange Stars (written by the sexy Trey Causey) with a small group of players in the near future (my GM burnout is starting to wane).  I am looking forward to running this as a [...]
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I Done Did a Podcast With Some Awesome Folks- Drink Spin Run- GM Burnout

March 28, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I just did a podcast with the amazing Stacey Dellorfano, the super Donn Stroud, and the sexy Adam Muszkiewicz! In part one we talked about what we are all drinking, spinning, and running. In part two we talked about the [...]
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Halcyon Fantasy – a USR concept game

March 28, 2015 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Halcyon FantasyThe core concept behind Halcyon Fantasy is to emulate the feeling of playing old school fantasy games using the USR engine. Consider this an 'OSR' game for USR. It's all about dungeon delving, getting loot[...]
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