Moving Forward with Worst RPG

May 31, 2016 from World of Alidor
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
I actually started writing the rules to Worst and updating this website to use them this week. Here is a little peak at the character races: A link to a demo character generator is here. Humans Humans are the most common[...]
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A Little about Lizard Folk

May 31, 2016 from World of Alidor
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
Cool Lizard folk image here Lizard Folk (Cayman) Man sized lizard skinned warm blooded beings with long tails and keen senses. They have normal vision and can see up to two types of magical weaves; one chosen at characte[...]
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A Little about Wizards

May 31, 2016 from World of Alidor
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
Cool Wizard image here soon. Wizards are born of the great weave. They tend to have larger one solid colored eyes and can look like any of the other races (dwarf-ish, Elf-ish or human-ish…). They tend to wear larg[...]
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Beneath the Great Library

The Violet City, like many of the older cities of the lands, is built up over the ruins of the …Continue reading →[...]
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New Releases Tuesday: Tomb of Horrors

May 31, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Tomb of Horrors is one of the most talked about modules on this blog.  Now you can legall own a PDF copy. Tomb of Horrors @ RPGNow. Honestly never thought I'd see this, but there it is. I imagine the rest of [...]
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Origins Game Fair 2016

May 31, 2016 from Michael Long
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It’s almost June, and I am back from vacationing. A lot of exciting things are happening in June, and one of those is the upcoming Origins Game Fair*. I will be traveling a few hours up to Columbus, and spending a [...]
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Mean Streets: RPG Cities

May 31, 2016 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm posting some of my favorite archive pieces for the next few weeks as I prep for Origins. I'll be running Games on Demand sessions at least Thursday and Saturday night, so please stop by to say hi if you're at the con[...]
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Getting LARP politics happening

May 31, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
I ran a reasonable successful LARP over the weekend, the biggest so far for the Southern Highlands LARP group (working under the campaign name of Nexus). We had a total of 9 players, which is enough to start seeing some [...]
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Running Death House

May 30, 2016 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With the release of Curse of Strahd, the latest rewrite of the excellent Dungeons & Dragons adventure, I6 Ravenloft; Wizards of the Coast also released the book's introductory adventure, Death Hou[...]
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Tribality Publishing – Mysteries of the Gods

May 30, 2016 from Brandes Stoddard
Filed under: RPG Hub 
THE GODS DEMAND A SACRIFICE We have a new publication on DriveThruRPG today. This is the sixth product we’ve released: Mysteries of the Gods written by Brandes Stoddard. In the worlds of fantasy, the[...]
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Getting Started With Mobile Frame Zero – Part 2

May 30, 2016 from Samara Duncan
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Please welcome our newest columnist Samara Duncan! Last time we talked a bit about getting started with a great new game, Mobile Frame Zero. With two major elements– a tabletop game and creating custom LEGO® mo[...]
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Back In Action

May 30, 2016 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Why hello there stranger!Yeah, I know what you're thinking."Didn't you used to be Barking Alien?" Heh. Good one.Yes, I'm Adam 'Barking Alien' Dickstein, and I'm here to tell you that while things might be a little c[...]
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NPC Cards

May 30, 2016 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Keegan Manor was posted tonight on my Patreon page.  Anyone can grab a copy of the PDF.  Keegan Manor is a micro-location that I plan on using as a home base for a hex crawl series of adventures and locations.&[...]
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[OVA: the Anime RPG] OVERWATCH: Winston

May 30, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Welcome back! I’m still trying to get my head around character creation for OVA, so today we’re looking at another character from Overwatch, Winston the Scientist! Real Name: Winston Age: 29 Occupation: Scien[...]
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May’s Egyptian Tomb Themed Patreon Dungeon Map Icons

May 30, 2016 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Our ship map icons last month were very well received, so we decided to do another themed set of dungeon map icons this month: An Egyptain Tomb!  These are new map icons & graphics for our Patreon project which [...]
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HJRP1701 Live from Gamex 2016

May 30, 2016 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG, RPG Hub 
HJRP1701 This episode was produced by Kimi live at Strategicon’s Gamex 2016.  [...]
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Some Walkabout Inspiration

May 30, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
I've had a few people ask me when I'm going to get back into my work on Walkabout.Soon.For the moment, here's some inspiration...Indigenous Australian Creation Stories[...]
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Toward June, Goodbye May

May 30, 2016 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
May is almost over, hope that all my American reader are having a safe Memorial Day. June will see the seven-year anniversary of this journal!   So, the theme for June will be the Sea of Stars in general and th[...]
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Adventures vs. Soldiers 2 – Weaknesses and Benefits

May 30, 2016 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
First - No discussion of soldiers today should begin without some mention of the incredible number of men and women who gave their lives to insure our freedoms today. If you have never been to Arlington National Cemeter[...]
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Shadows of Esteren – An Extended Discussion Part 1

May 30, 2016 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On Friday the Shadows of Esteren game I've been playing in for the past year or so came to an end. We had a good time with the game, and several folks asked me to do a review of the game, or at least talk about the syste[...]
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My notes in using Zones

May 30, 2016 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
Zones (in Fate SRD) is a method of handling the location of a scenario or scene. Instead of working with precise details instead we work with abstract details and we try to maintain internal consistency when we declare [...]
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A Palpable Difference: 14 Points of Adventure Distinctiveness

May 30, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: Campaigns, DM Advice, Game Mastering, RPG Hub 
I spent most of the weekend working on the next adventure in the Zenith-3 campaign. While this adventure mines territory that will be familiar to my players, it should not feel at all repetitive to them except in the ver[...]
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Card Game Review: Death Wish

May 30, 2016 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub 
“Oh… I’m sorry, I can’t come into work today. I’ve come down with… um… Platypus Pox. I got it from… hmm… eating raw sewage. What […][...]
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Magic and Familiars (Part 4)

May 30, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Magic is rarely spoken about in plain terms, it always seems to be veiled in analogy, hidden behind layers of metaphor, and cloaked in riddles. Some claim that this is the case because true practitioners of magic don't w[...]
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Monstrous Mondays: Memento Mori

May 30, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It's Memorial Monstrous Monday so I thought this might be a good choice for today. Memento Mori No. Enc.: 1-2 Alignment: NA Movement: NA Armor Class: 9 Hit Dice: 1d4 (1 hit point) Attacks: 1 (fear) Damage: as per fear[...]
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Round Table 121 – Beast Master and Murders & Acquisitions

May 30, 2016 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso sits down with Dan Dillon and Schuyler Esau to discuss why the oft-maligned beast master ranger isn’t as terrible as you think. Then it’s an interview with game design[...]
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Of Hermits, Snakes and Near-TPKs

May 30, 2016 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Recently I started a Titansgrave campaign using the Fantasy AGE rules. If you haven’t heard of Titansgrave before, I wholeheartedly recommend you to check it out. It’s a Sci-fantasy setting conceived by Wil W[...]
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May’s Coat of Arms Patreon Graphics

May 29, 2016 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
May’s Coat of Arms art for our Patreon project is complete! These can be used with the Coat of Arms Design Studio or with any software that supports SVG. When used in the Coat of Arms Design Studio you can…R[...]
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Nashcon After Action Report Part 1

May 29, 2016 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Yesterday, I attended my first Nashcon after almost attending last year. It was the first convention in years I attended that was exclusively a miniatures event (for me). I was extremely anxious and curious for although [...]
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Adventurers vs. Soldiers – Men of Steel or Wheat?

May 29, 2016 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In Team Cap - and why it’s FRPG, I started talking about adventurers vs. soldiers. That’s a key theme both in the role-playing conversations between characters in my campaigns as well as between players outs[...]
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Creative Sunday – Dave Cain, maker of chain mail jewelry

May 29, 2016 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
It has been a while since I have done a creative Sunday, but here is one: Dave Cain has been a friend and member of my gaming circle for years, he used to make chain mail, first of steel and later of aluminum, for LARPs [...]
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Announcing the 2016 ENnie Awards Host – Kevin Kulp!

May 29, 2016 from ENnie Awards Blog
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
A big thank you to Kevin Kulp for his role as this year’s ENnie Awards host! Kevin Kulp has been involved with the ENnies since they first debuted in 2001. He is a Boston-based game designer, shiftwork consult[...]
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Starfinder

May 29, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: 3.x, pathfinder, RPG Hub 
Paizo has announced "Starfinder", a new Sci-Fi game that is compatible with their Pathfinder game. http://paizo.com/paizo/blog/v5748dyo5litw?Announcing-the-Starfinder-Roleplaying-Game http://paizo.com/st[...]
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[OVA: the Anime RPG] OVERWATCH: Tracer

May 29, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey everyone! Out of a dare, I’m not putting together a one-shot or an RPG session set in the world of Blizzard Entertainment’s new IP: Overwatch. As to be expected form Blizzard, the lore and backstory of Ov[...]
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Starfinder & Other News from Paizocon

May 29, 2016 from Shawn Ellsworth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night, Paizo announced a new RPG coming in August 2017 called Starfinder, which is basically, is Pathfinder in space, sci-fi style. They also announced more details about HarmonQuest, Horror Adventures, the Strange [...]
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Mortzengersturm Playtests

May 29, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
My NTrpgcon of Mortzengersturm, The Mad Manticore of the Prismatic Peak is just 6 days away. This past week there were not one but two playtests of the adventure: one Friday by Jeff Call (whose art will grace the adventu[...]
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Magic and Familiars (Part 3)

May 29, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Among the conglomerate of beliefs and rituals known in the west collectively as Hinduism, there is a notion that all of reality exists both simultaneously and constantly. Following this notion, science reveals the truth [...]
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Deliberating on Dice

May 29, 2016 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: roleplaying, RPG Hub 
I believe that I like dice. I once received a YouTube comment on an unboxing video displaying some new dice designs, which in very pointed terms asked, ‘What the [expletive deleted] I would need’ such things [...]
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Majestic Stars Campaign Progress

May 28, 2016 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With my friend Dwayne Fantasy Age campaign ended, I am up next. After talking with everybody, I am going to run my first Majestic Campaign. I will be using a heavily modified variant of Fantasy/Dragon Age as everybody in[...]
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