From Foreign Stars

August 18, 2017 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
One theory is that Bastion's growing number of radio towers and neon lights combined to act as a beacon to all beings, from Foreign Stars. They came for the signal, stayed for the music and culture.Visitors are welcome, [...]
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Live tonight from the Union Station!

August 18, 2017 from ENnie Awards Blog
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Can’t attend the ceremony tonight?  Watch us live at https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OUKTREexhfE Starting at 8 pm Eastern!  [...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 18

August 18, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
In the 'Easy question that's actually hard to answer' category we have...I would have said this question was a no-brainer, but if I'm being honest, it's not that simple to answer after all. I can name the games I've[...]
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Kickstart Your Weekend: My Last Sunrise

August 18, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This one started out with a limited amount of time and we are already near the end!My Last Sunrise - Gothic Horror 28mm Miniatureshttps://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1512506318/my-last-sunrise-gothic-horror-28mm-miniatu[...]
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Four Pagodas of Kwantoom

My love of Kabuki Kaiser’s solo D&D masterpiece “Mad Monks of Kwantoom” isn’t much of a secret. So when I …Continue reading →[...]
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#RPGaDay 2017 Day 19

August 18, 2017 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today’s question for the 19th day of 2017’s #RPGaDay is: Which RPG has the Best Writing. The question can be looked at from several angles, and in the video below, I do just that, offering up suggestions for [...]
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The Living Preview Part 3 – Character Creation

August 18, 2017 from Guest Author
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 This week’s installment covers the character creation process system for The Living. Below you will find a summary of the process, including a sample character creation, and a blank charact[...]
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Weird Revisited: The Stalker

August 18, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This post is originally from late August 2011. I don't think this monster made it into Weird Adventures or into one of my games, but conceptually it's one of my favorite Fiend Folio re-imaginings.If you should find yours[...]
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Images from the Sprawl (part 2)

August 18, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
Here's the second batch of images. They spread a bit more in subject matter and experimental style...but generally maintain the vibe.It's going to be tough finding stock imagery of characters in the Agency armour if I'm [...]
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Images from the Sprawl (part 2)

August 18, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
Here's the second batch of images. They spread a bit more in subject matter and experimental style...but generally maintain the vibe.It's going to be tough finding stock imagery of characters in the Agency armour if I'm [...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 18: The Answer is D&D

00Today’s answer has been a constant all week, and it’s fitting it will be the Friday post. Just as the answer to the questions of #RPGaDay2017 about the game I prefer for open ended campaigns, and the one I [...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 18: The Answer is D&D

00Today’s answer has been a constant all week, and it’s fitting it will be the Friday post. Just as the answer to the questions of #RPGaDay2017 about the game I prefer for open ended campaigns, and the one I [...]
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Stonehell: Small Men, Slime, and Flowers

August 18, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Session 40 was played on 6/20Eiric, wizard 5 (Kat)- torch bearers (Kali)- men at arms (B, C, D, PP)- Namish (dog)A-A-Ron, Thief 5 (Henchman)Orpheus, Human Fighter 5 (Yann)Matthias, Dwarf 5 (Julia)- men at arms ( Nnnn, QQ[...]
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Stonehell: Small Men, Slime, and Flowers

August 18, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Session 40 was played on 6/20Eiric, wizard 5 (Kat)- torch bearers (Kali)- men at arms (B, C, D, PP)- Namish (dog)A-A-Ron, Thief 5 (Henchman)Orpheus, Human Fighter 5 (Yann)Matthias, Dwarf 5 (Julia)- men at arms ( Nnnn, QQ[...]
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RPGaDay2017 #18

August 18, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Rifts, RPG Hub 
Which RPG have you played the most in your life?I've probably sent more time LARPing than anything else, and for this the most hours of preparation, telephone call back-room dealings and politics, engagement on a regular[...]
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RPGaDay2017 #18

August 18, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Rifts, RPG Hub 
Which RPG have you played the most in your life?I've probably sent more time LARPing than anything else, and for this the most hours of preparation, telephone call back-room dealings and politics, engagement on a regular[...]
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Gen Con Day 1 Recap

August 17, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today felt like a really quick day, but I also feel like I accomplished like 90% of what I really wanted to do this convention. Namely, I managed to play some 7th Sea which was fun, and I acquired a copy of the L5R boxed[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 17

August 17, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Oh @#%$. This question.I don't buy food I'm not going to eat.I don't buy clothes I'm not going to wear.I don't own a TV because I only watch a few TV shows, and they're all on the internet.I don't @#%$ing own games [...]
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#RPGaDay 2017: Day 18

August 17, 2017 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Question 18 for August 18th’s dose of the daily event #RPGaDay for the Year of Our Gaming, 43 (Old Gameless Calendar, 2017) asks us to declare which game we have played the longest. It does not have to be contiguou[...]
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The Crafting Of Personality Pt 1: Walk-On NPCs

One task that confronts every GM is giving characters a personality. There have been a number of articles on the subject here at Campaign Mastery and I have no doubt that there will be many more. I tend to think of chara[...]
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Review – 5E Mini-Dungeon #022: Pleasure Den

August 17, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: roleplaying, RPG, RPG Hub 
This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks[...]
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There will be an Expanse RPG

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
10A while ago, I was wondering why there was no roleplaying game based on Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham’s The Expanse book series which was recently turned into a successful TV series. What a lot of people don&rsquo[...]
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There will be an Expanse RPG

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00A while ago, I was wondering why there was no roleplaying game based on Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham’s The Expanse book series which was recently turned into a successful TV series. What a lot of people don&rsquo[...]
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5E Mini-Dungeon #018: Neotomas’ Paradise

August 17, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: roleplaying, RPG, RPG Hub 
This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks[...]
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RPGaDay2017 #17

August 17, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Which RPG have you owned the longest but not played?Even if I haven't played a specific game, I think I've mined almost everything on my shelves for soe kind of inspiration at least once......but I'm sure I'm probably mi[...]
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RPGaDay2017 #17

August 17, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Which RPG have you owned the longest but not played?Even if I haven't played a specific game, I think I've mined almost everything on my shelves for soe kind of inspiration at least once......but I'm sure I'm probably mi[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #83

August 17, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Character, RPG Hub 
Have a look at that cover.  1984 was a good year for Chess themed things.  In October we would get the #1 hit, "One Night In Bangkok" from the Album Chess and sung by Murry Head.  In March we got this famo[...]
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Something Rises from the Prismatic Hole

August 17, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Layout continues on the Azurth Adventures Digest. It's looking like it's going to shape up to 28 pages.Anyway, here's another excerpt. The stats of the frogacuda from the Prismatic Hole:[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #83

August 17, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: Character, RPG Hub 
Have a look at that cover.  1984 was a good year for Chess themed things.  In October we would get the #1 hit, "One Night In Bangkok" from the Album Chess and sung by Murry Head.  In March we got this famo[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 17: Oldie and unknown

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00Welcome back reader. I hope everyone is enjoying my August return. Just like that mythic weather predicting groundhog I may go into my hole soon, so enjoy me while you have me! Just kidding. Let’s get back to the[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 17: Oldie and unknown

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00Welcome back reader. I hope everyone is enjoying my August return. Just like that mythic weather predicting groundhog I may go into my hole soon, so enjoy me while you have me! Just kidding. Let’s get back to the[...]
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5e Content Strategy: 2017 Update

August 17, 2017 from Brandes Stoddard
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Just over a year ago, I wrote about the 5e content strategy, discussing the confluence of the DM’s Guild, the OGL, and the incredibly slow rate of official 5e releases. In this article, I’m exploring what we&[...]
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Mortellan Interview on the RPG Academy

August 16, 2017 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey Greyhawk fans and RPG players alike! I may not be at GenCon this year but I do have something exciting to show everybody! I recently did a podcast interview for The RPG Academy's "Show & Tell" feature. You can no[...]
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Images from the Sprawl

August 16, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
I've been on a bit of a roll with my illustration over the last few days...not sure how much longer it will last, and I've got some assignments to do (which usually kill my momentum).If you're connected to me via other f[...]
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Images from the Sprawl

August 16, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub, Worldbuilding 
I've been on a bit of a roll with my illustration over the last few days...not sure how much longer it will last, and I've got some assignments to do (which usually kill my momentum).If you're connected to me via other f[...]
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Learning to DM, Thoughts on Campaigns, House Rules, and Rules as Written. #RPGaDay Megapost 2, Days 13-16.

August 16, 2017 from Cinerati
Filed under: Champions, RPG Hub 
Overall, I've really been enjoying this year's #RPGaDay question line up and am trying to give each question more than a single sentence answer. I love the RPG hobby and questions like these are a time to share thoughts [...]
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We’re at GenCon 50!

August 16, 2017 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
GenCon officially opens tomorrow, and in case you missed the news we have three new RPG Card Decks at booth #562! Deck of Beasts: Low-Level Creatures. We’ve worked with Kobold Press to make a new deck of 5e creatur[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 16

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This next one...how do I answer this?Seriously, do people actually do this? Play games 'as is'?Like, exactly how they read it in the book. Exactly?Really? C'mon, you're pulling my leg.Gosh. The thought of it is...dishear[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 15

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Wow! Hey look everybody!Come see, come see! Come on! They included a question just for me!Hurrah!+I modify a lot of games. I think I ran a game as-is in 1985 once...or was it '83? I really don't recall exactly.[...]
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The Force is with us!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
10By now you probably know Fantasy Flight Games is doing a reprint of the Star Wars Role-Playing Game originally published by West End Games for its 30th anniversary. I made video about it on my YouTube Channel and I&rsq[...]
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The Force is with us!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00By now you probably know Fantasy Flight Games is doing of the Star Wars Role-Playing Game originally published by West End Games for its 30th anniversary. I made video about it on my YouTube Channel and I’m shari[...]
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Review – 5E Mini-Dungeon – Halls of Hellfire

August 16, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Halls of Hellfire clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from [...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 14

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I'm still behind, but gaining fast!Open-ended campaigns are my preferred approach to RPGs. I would rather run a game this way then any other. Games that are not designed for long term, open-ended campaign play absol[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 13

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Are you challenging me? Are You challenging Me?I don't see any other blog here so you must be challenging me. Come at me bro.This question seems quite apropos considering I'm celebrating my 40th year in the gaming h[...]
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RPGaDay 2017: Day 17

August 16, 2017 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Question 17 for August 17th for #RPGaDay is trying to make a discreet inquiry into which of the games we have on our shelves or in our digital archives, but have yet to play. Which among them has waited for us the longes[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 12

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Another art question, huh?Ugh. I have no idea.As with Question #5, this one is hard to answer as lots of games do a pretty fair to good job of this.Take into account the fact that I play a lot of IP based games, and I ha[...]
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Review – 5E Mini_Dungeon – The Goblin Warren

August 16, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
The Goblin Warren clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the s[...]
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Final Destination and the Dangers of the Mundane

August 16, 2017 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: Character, RPG, RPG Hub, World Building 
A look at Final Destination and using it as a model for dangerous exploration in 5e.[...]
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RPGaDay 2017 Pt. 2: Reviews to Slaadi to Mutants

August 16, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I continue to cannibalize content by pulling together my "RPGaDay" answers. You can see Part One here. Day 9: Alt Question: What do you look for in a review of an RPG?1) A clear statement of whether the reviewe[...]
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RPGaDay 2017 Pt. 2: Reviews to Slaadi to Mutants

August 16, 2017 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I continue to cannibalize content by pulling together my "RPGaDay" answers. You can see Part One here. Day 9: Alt Question: What do you look for in a review of an RPG?1) A clear statement of whether the reviewe[...]
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