All About Bards! (Tome 277)

March 24, 2017 from The Tome Show
Filed under: advice, podcast, RPG Hub 
In this episode, Jeff and Tracy sit down with Topher Kohan to discuss BARDS! What is so great about this class? WHo should play a bard? What are the best bard abilities? Who should avoid this class? What does the DM need[...]
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TOMORROW04 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – Tomorrow Legion – Savage RIFTS

March 24, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, Rifts, RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
tomorrow04 GM: CADave Players: Stu, Samantha, Bill, Kimi  [...]
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Discussion: The Slog

March 23, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Your thoughts?The video is Matthew Colville talking about the Slog. If you don't watch Matthew Colville, you should. He's got lots of great stuff to say.[...]
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Discussion: The Slog

March 23, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Your thoughts?The video is Matthew Colville talking about the Slog. If you don't watch Matthew Colville, you should. He's got lots of great stuff to say.[...]
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A Mutual Collaboration Society

March 23, 2017 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Over the past couple of months I've been working on establishing the concept of a Mutual Collaboration Society for the Mythos Machine.  The goal of the Mutual Collaboration Society is for members to give one another fre[...]
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A Mutual Collaboration Society

March 23, 2017 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Over the past couple of months I've been working on establishing the concept of a Mutual Collaboration Society for the Mythos Machine.  The goal of the Mutual Collaboration Society is for members to give one another fre[...]
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PinkCat: Running in the Shade “Grabbed” (A different sort of SR campaign report)

March 23, 2017 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
To understand what is going on here, you had best read the first PinkCat: Running in the Shade post, but short summary, this is a campaign report for our Shadowrun campaign set in NorCal through the filter of a cartoon m[...]
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Repetitive battles in dnd

March 23, 2017 from Blog of Holding
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A lot of people will put up with level grinding in computer RPGs – that is, repetitive combat against identical enemies. Imagine how easy it would be to run a D&D game for a bunch of those people! “You me[...]
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Heroes & Villains: Superior Swashbuckling Souls for Scenarios

March 23, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
John Wick Presents has released Heroes & Villains as the first book after the core. I thought that an odd choice, but the more I considered it, the smarter it seems. Heroes & Villains is an NPC book, somethi[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #68

March 23, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Going back just a touch further in time to an issue I do remember fondly and one I still have the cover for!  I always liked this cover and to me it represents a "border" issue. That is I know all of the issues afte[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #68

March 23, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Going back just a touch further in time to an issue I do remember fondly and one I still have the cover for!  I always liked this cover and to me it represents a "border" issue. That is I know all of the issues afte[...]
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Ask The GMs: When Undead Go Stale, Part 2

We’re part-way through a comprehensive answer to the question, both direct and implied, by Jesse Joseph. Last time out, I repeated the basic advice I would offer to anyone in his situation, and looked at ways to ma[...]
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A Last Meal At RavenFeast’s Mead Hall

March 23, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It is with an extremely heavy heart that I must announce the passing of a very old, and very dear friend - Allen Halden, familiar to some of you as 'RavenFeast'.My focus on Anime and Manga related RPGs of late is due in [...]
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A Last Meal At RavenFeast’s Mead Hall

March 23, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It is with an extremely heavy heart that I must announce the passing of a very old, and very dear friend - Allen Halden, familiar to some of you as 'RavenFeast'.My focus on Anime and Manga related RPGs of late is due in [...]
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Five Strange, but True Facts to Inspire Your Game

March 23, 2017 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub, World Building 
Every now and then, I run across something strange and think, “that can’t possibly be true.” I spend some time researching it, reading about it, and falling down a rabbit hole of various traditions[...]
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Another background image for the Law

March 23, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is starting to get closer to what I'm afterStill needs more layers though.I want this to remind me of my trip to Tokyo, massive density, things going everywhere, elevated motorways and mass transit systems, this is [...]
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Another background image for the Law

March 23, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is starting to get closer to what I'm afterStill needs more layers though.I want this to remind me of my trip to Tokyo, massive density, things going everywhere, elevated motorways and mass transit systems, this is [...]
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MASKS01 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – Masks

March 23, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
masks01 GM: JiB Players: CADave, Jason, Kimi, Gina This is the initial character creation session.  [...]
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MOTE25 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – the Mote of Sin – Vampire the Masquerade

March 22, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, podcast, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
MOTE25 GM: Stu Players: Stork, Samantha, Tim, Jesse, Mac, Kimi    [...]
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Cave Magic Web Comic 1-112: The Death of Hugs

March 22, 2017 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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The 2016 Cartographic Review!

It has finally arrived – a collection of the many maps from last year of cartography on Dyson’s Dodecahedron! (Buy …Continue reading →[...]
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Reviews: Battleaxes & Beasties and the Witches of Hagswallow

March 22, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
I have been wanting to get some more reviews in and I am woefully behind schedule. So along with my deep dive into the Forgotten Realms, I am also investigating more games and products built around Swords & Wizardry.[...]
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Reviews: Battleaxes & Beasties and the Witches of Hagswallow

March 22, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
I have been wanting to get some more reviews in and I am woefully behind schedule. So along with my deep dive into the Forgotten Realms, I am also investigating more games and products built around Swords & Wizardry.[...]
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Desde la Fosa! A new project for Sunglar

March 22, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, Podcasts, RPG, RPG Hub 
00Hello dear reader… Fret not about the title, I’m not quitting this blog (even if by my infrequent posting some of you suspected I already did), Michael is not getting rid of me that easy! However, and desp[...]
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Desde la Fosa! A new project for Sunglar

March 22, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, Podcasts, RPG, RPG Hub 
00Hello dear reader… Fret not about the title, I’m not quitting this blog (even if by my infrequent posting some of you suspected I already did), Michael is not getting rid of me that easy! However, and desp[...]
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Shadowrun Anarchy: My Take

March 22, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is going to be a terrible review. It’ll be scattershot, disorganized, unclear, overwritten, and contradictory. Like Shadowrun Anarchy. Catalyst calls Shadowrun Anarchy an “Alternate Ruleset.” We&rs[...]
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Shadowrun Anarchy: My Take

March 22, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is going to be a terrible review. It’ll be scattershot, disorganized, unclear, overwritten, and contradictory. Like Shadowrun Anarchy. Catalyst calls Shadowrun Anarchy an “Alternate Ruleset.” We&rs[...]
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Wednesday Comic: Head Lopper #5

March 22, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Andrew MacLean's quarterly heroic fantasy comic Head Lopper returned last week with the first part of a new story arc: "And the Crimson Tower." I've discussed Head Lopper before, pimping the collection of the first story[...]
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Wednesday Comic: Head Lopper #5

March 22, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Andrew MacLean's quarterly heroic fantasy comic Head Lopper returned last week with the first part of a new story arc: "And the Crimson Tower." I've discussed Head Lopper before, pimping the collection of the first story[...]
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NPC Cards

March 22, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Recently I reached one of my goals on my Patreon. This meant I would start adding NPC cards to my monthly offerings I send out to my patrons. I started work on a sample version tonight.I had an idea how I wanted them to [...]
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NPC Cards

March 22, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Recently I reached one of my goals on my Patreon. This meant I would start adding NPC cards to my monthly offerings I send out to my patrons. I started work on a sample version tonight.I had an idea how I wanted them to [...]
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Frostgrave in winter: final expedition

March 22, 2017 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, RPG Hub 
In preparation for my last game of the league I decided to see about creating a large construct and was successful casting it with my apprentice. I tried to cast a more reasonable spell of Create Scroll with my actual wi[...]
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Behind the DM Screen (January 2017)

March 22, 2017 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
We are almost caught up to the current month here in BtDMS-land! Mike, Sam, and Jeff are at it again - discussing their games from January 2017.   Links: Mike on Twitter Sam on Twitter Jeff on Twitter Thetomeshow.co[...]
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[Circle Oroboros] Kaya over the years

March 21, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is a post I am very happy to put up as I get to go back over old posts. This time I have a Kaya Moonhunter from the Facebook Mega-lot. I hadn't looked at them and am happily surprised to find how similar the work [...]
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[Circle Oroboros] Kaya over the years

March 21, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is a post I am very happy to put up as I get to go back over old posts. This time I have a Kaya Moonhunter from the Facebook Mega-lot. I hadn't looked at them and am happily surprised to find how similar the work [...]
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Tiny GURPS idea: A better Outdoorsman

March 21, 2017 from T Bone
Filed under: 4e, GURPS, RPG Hub 
While we're on the topic of back-to-nature barbarians: GURPS offers the nifty Outdoorsman Talent (B91) that boosts seven relevant skills for 10 points/level. That's a great bargain over buying up the individual skills a[...]
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The Problem With An Exploration Focused Game

March 21, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
I spent a chunk of time today talking with a fellow GM and good friend. See, with the recent release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, I've been kicking myself about how simple a concept the game's core premise is: you're sent [...]
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The Problem With An Exploration Focused Game

March 21, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
I spent a chunk of time today talking with a fellow GM and good friend. See, with the recent release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, I've been kicking myself about how simple a concept the game's core premise is: you're sent [...]
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Eleven Different Factions

March 21, 2017 from Jesse Cohoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Factions are groups within a fictional universe that are vying for control. This control can be a thing of politics, religion, magic, or other ideology. Some factions tend to get along, while others seek to destroy one a[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Cornerstone Shield

March 21, 2017 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
“Moon’s Gaze!” cursed Voddick as the cowering slave he was escorting away from the combat fell into two bloody pieces with only a bare squeak of pain. Gollaon pivoted around, looking for the source of t[...]
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Cepheus, Python & Me

March 21, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub, Traveller 
00A friend asked me if I had an open spot in one of my roleplaying game groups, because she really would love to play more often. She is already playing in my RIFTS game, and the only other games I am more or less regula[...]
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Cepheus, Python & Me

March 21, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub, Traveller 
00A friend asked me if I had an open spot in one of my roleplaying game groups, because she really would love to play more often. She is already playing in my RIFTS game, and the only other games I am more or less regula[...]
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Gary Con 2017

March 21, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In a last minute change of plans it looks like I will be going to Gary Con this year!But I will only be there on Saturday.If anyone wants to look me up while I am there that would be great.I  am bringing my family a[...]
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Gary Con 2017

March 21, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In a last minute change of plans it looks like I will be going to Gary Con this year!But I will only be there on Saturday.If anyone wants to look me up while I am there that would be great.I  am bringing my family a[...]
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Lords of the Aldeiron Peaks

On the highest ridge of the Aldeiron Peaks, looking down over the city of Samlein is the hold of those who …Continue reading →[...]
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The land of Xan Than Du: A Pirate’s Life

March 21, 2017 from Unofficial Games
Filed under: Actual Play, Game Design, RPG, RPG Hub 
The rival expedition (online group) became the first to have to roll on the dreaded Shipwreck Table.They took a break from robbing dirt grubbing tree worshipers to attempt a rescue of a shipwrecked "Privateer" sloop that[...]
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The land of Xan Than Du: A Pirate’s Life

March 21, 2017 from Unofficial Games
Filed under: Actual Play, Game Design, RPG, RPG Hub 
The rival expedition (online group) became the first to have to roll on the dreaded Shipwreck Table.They took a break from robbing dirt grubbing tree worshipers to attempt a rescue of a shipwrecked "Privateer" sloop that[...]
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