HJRP1609 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 09

February 8, 2016 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
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HJRP1609 Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Bill and JiB   [...]
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[Fate More] Get On It!

February 8, 2016 from Spirit of the Blank
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Hola, amigos! I know it's been a long time since I rapped atcha, but I've been hecka busy. Or... neglectful. Little of both, probably.Anyway, I come to you today with an important message about Fate More.What's Fate More[...]
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Shifting Mentalities of RPG Players

February 8, 2016 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I've noticed over the years that the perspective of RPG Players has changed considerably from the early days to the present, and that the younger the player the less likely they are to understand the nature of the TableT[...]
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RPG Review: Crush the Rebellion

February 8, 2016 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub, Star Wars 
“We will crush the Rebellion in one fell stroke!” Crush the Rebellion is a structured storytelling game with an emphasis on competitive worldbuilding. What does […][...]
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Monkey Business

February 8, 2016 from Barking Alien
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Gong Hei Fat Choy! Happy Lunar New Year - Year of The Monkey to All!   'Monkey'Oil on canvas, 8"x10"  A very special thank you to my old friend Paul David Elsen, an accomplished painter[...]
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GooglyBusters

February 8, 2016 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Because Googly Eyes don’t stop with D&D… Yeah, my Gangbusters boxed set is a bit beat up… it almost looks …Continue reading →[...]
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Basics For Beginners (and the over-experienced) Part 5: Characters

This entry is part 5 in the series Basics For Beginners (and the over-experienced)I’ve been asked a number of times what advice I have for a beginning GM. This 15-part series is an attempt to answer that question &[...]
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For Cultured Friends IV

February 8, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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The release of the fourth issue of The Excellent Travelling Volume marks a small, though no less pleasing achievement—four issues of the fanzine dedicated to TSR Inc.’s Empire of the Petal Throne: T[...]
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Weekend Wrap-up

February 8, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Busy weekend! Started off by guest posting over at Angry Hamster Publishing, home of the fantastic new game WITCH: Fated Souls.   I posted my top 5 witches.  Have some you like? Post them there! I also played a LOT o[...]
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4e Strikes Back

February 8, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: 4e, RPG Hub 
I'm a member of a website called paperbackswap.com that does pretty much what it says. It's a book swapping website. The nice thing about it is that it isn't a direct swap. You send books to whoever wants them and get cr[...]
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Round Table 105 – Mystic 2.0 and The Four Horsemen

February 8, 2016 from The Tome Show
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James Introcaso sits down with Andrew Timmes, Barak Blackburn, Andrew Kane, Dan Dillon to talk about the updated Unearthed Arcana mystic class. Then it’s an interview with&nb[...]
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Three Worlds: A Strange Stars OSR Excerpt

February 8, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
From the pages of the upcoming Strange Stars OSR, here are three worlds detailed in Stars Without Number style:BOREASTags  Seagoing Cities, ZombiesEnemies  Animated bioroid beast, Vrzemko Koprdazak xenophobic l[...]
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Love Letter to the Paizo Flip Mat

February 7, 2016 from Sly Flourish
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"When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine." - Pablo Picasso We dungeon masters have[...]
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Demigods and Corporate Espionage? Yes, please.

February 7, 2016 from Stuffer Shack
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I enjoy movies like Legion, Hackers, Underworld, and Solomon Kane, and I enjoy games like Leverage, Spycraft, Cyberpunk, and Shadowrun.  So, to see a game like Olympus, Inc. getting Kickstarted, well, just sort of m[...]
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Cavern of the Lost Legion

February 7, 2016 from Gothridge Manor
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Cavern of the Lost Legion is another entry into my micro-adventures.  For this adventure I keep the possible big baddie off stage.  It is suggested at by a single, ambling ghoul dressed in armor.  However,[...]
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Making Your Own Problems Is Fun

February 7, 2016 from Reality Refracted
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On Friday the Shadows of Esteren game I'm in took an interesting turn. Among other things, after a week of my character being unable to feed their addiction and going through withdrawl, ended the session in a jail cell. [...]
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Things to do

February 7, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
In addition to the elemental affinities of the various locations depicted, and the potential treasures that might be gained from exploring them, I've been thinking of two other ways to differentiate the areas. Actio[...]
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Mapping Winter is Hard

February 7, 2016 from Gothridge Manor
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I was drawing a few maps this weekend and I've been trying to figure out how to make a winter-like map without leaving big parts blank.  What I attempted this time is to use a light blue color and then up the contra[...]
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Dragon by Dragon – September 1980

February 7, 2016 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, Review, RPG, RPG Hub 
September 1980 is the time.Between the covers of a Dragon Magazine is the place.I'm pressed for time today, so let's get down to business and discover the top ten best things about Dragon Magazine #41 (then I need to kil[...]
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The Erol Otus DDG Pantheon

February 7, 2016 from Hill Cantons
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A few months back I posted on Google Plus about another chuckle-worthy find from my days as a tween DM. Among the coverless Dragon issues and ripped up modules that single time-misted, roach-infested box found in my mom'[...]
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GenghisCon in Denver

February 7, 2016 from JP on Gaming
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With mid-February fast approaching, I feel I must post my travel plans. Yes after a two year absence, I am going back to Colorado to take part in GenghisCon in Denver on Feb 11-14. For those who don't know, Genghis Con i[...]
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AD&D Players Handbook part 14: Rangers

February 7, 2016 from Save Or Die!
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG Hub 
Rangers: Rangers are an odd case, in that they debuted in an issue of The Strategic Review rather than in one of the official supplements.  The class was not originally designed by Gary, so it will be interesting to[...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: Dwarven Spires

February 7, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
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I know dwarves are traditionally seen as building underground or low to the ground when they build on the surface, but the structure of this just makes me think they built it. It somehow gives the impression of being bot[...]
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Places to see

February 7, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
I've been working on a series of images depicting places of mystic power. They started out pretty generic, but as I've created more of them, a cosmology has unfolded. I've been working through a few symbols that give eac[...]
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It’s all about the agency

February 6, 2016 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
In historical settings, where status matters more, it just highlights the adaptability and agency of the character by how they work limitations and challenges. It also informs on their identity, as with so little to lose[...]
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One Shots!

February 6, 2016 from Geek Related
Filed under: Campaign, RPG, RPG Hub 
Well, I’m still running regular sessions of Reavers on the Seas of Fate – and session summaries are posted regularly. After we finished Wrath of the Righteous however, we decided to do a series of one shots i[...]
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HJRP1609 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 09

February 6, 2016 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
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HJRP1609 Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Bill and JiB. Show Notes! Jake in the Midwest writes in about maintaining campaign tone. Joghans writes in about GM horror and good fear rules. Keith writes in about the AngryGM’s c[...]
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In the Dungeons of the Googly Lords

February 6, 2016 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG, RPG Hub 
I was doing some house cleaning and getting ready for an upcoming move (oh, I dread the very concept of …Continue reading →[...]
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Fanzine Focus: The Undercroft #1

February 6, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On the tail of Old School Renaissance has come another movement—the rise of the fanzine. Although the fanzine—a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon[...]
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How Do You Inspire Your Players? RPG Blog Carnival Intro

February 6, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
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(Thanks to Alan Kellogg for this topic suggestion)What do you do to get players excited and eager to play each session? How have you gotten players keen to dive into that new campaign you just spent weeks preparing? And [...]
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The Hyper-weirdness of Dragonlance Villains: Lord Toede

February 6, 2016 from Shawn
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This weekend we have a guest post by Colin McLaughlin looking at one of my favorite Dragonlance villains, Toede. When I was a teenager, I had a job working at a now defunct retail entertainment store. Like any kid into f[...]
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[Kickstarter] Starguild: Space Opera Noir tabletop RPG

February 6, 2016 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Let me start by giving a shout-out to author Alex White for providing me with a preview copy of his roleplaying game Starguild. I had it on my harddrive for a while when he announced the Kickstarter project but alas I ha[...]
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Steam Lunar New Year Sale!

February 5, 2016 from Rich Howard
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With the announcement of the 5e OGL/SRD and some potential changes in my work life, I’ll be taking a short hiatus from The Game Room and From the Depths. Look for announcements on new projects, PDFs, and more comin[...]
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Friday Night Videos: Songs of the Aquarian Order

February 5, 2016 from The Other Side
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The Sisters of the Aquarian Order are full of idea I have had for a number of years.  Some of those ideas have come from the music I listened too while conceptualizing it and other from music I listened to while writi[...]
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D&D 5e 2016 February Survey & Survey Results

February 5, 2016 from Michael Long
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We see another discussion of the previous monthly survey, with results from Rune Magic & the Rune Scribe Prestige Class, and the Unearthed Arcana Underdark-themed subclasses. Here is the excerpt from the article, and[...]
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