Daily Cosplay

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Imaginarium

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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The Red March

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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The Red March comprises that region around the Rilthwood that lies at the foot of the Grundliche Mountains. It refers to a wilderness area that is claimed by no king, but is distinct for its stone mounds and friendly thi[...]
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Royals…Foil Weird Al

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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I really like Lorde's song Royals, but this Weird Al version is pretty good. Have no idea how he managed the bacterial lines.[...]
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Movie Trailer ~ The Dead Lands

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Warriors from Our Collective Past

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Race To The Moon – a lesson in story structure

I was catching up on a Documentary series recently aired on Australian TV over the weekend just passed, called “The Sixties”. Each episode attempts to encapsulate one aspect of the singular decade of my birth[...]
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Not So Sure

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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That this will catch on![...]
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Word of the Day — Breteche

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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In medieval fortresses, a bretèche or brattice is a small balcony with machicolations, usually built over a gate and sometimes in the corners of the fortress' wall, with the purpose of enabling defenders to sho[...]
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Tour of ISS

October 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Here's a pretty cool tour of the International Space Station. Astronaut Sunita Williams gives you a pretty humorous and very cool tour of living in space.[...]
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It’s a Good Day to Die

October 20, 2014 from Game Knight Reviews
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One of the trickier things to handle in a campaign is a player’s character death. Over many years of roleplaying, I’ve had my share of character deaths. Not being a computer game, there is no reload/respawn p[...]
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 20

October 20, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
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Today we have another monster from an upcoming product…  Insta-NPCs #?: Monsters Most Foul will offer a way to create some interesting beasts to occupy your worlds. With just a few dice I came up with this co[...]
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The Gavid – World of Karlor

October 20, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
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By Rick Herron The Gavid is a major artifact, a shield of immense power The Gavid is a major artifact – a shield of immense power – used by the forces of evil to put the entire world under their co[...]
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The OSR Scarecrow

October 20, 2014 from The Other Side
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Here is the only OSR Scarecrow you need.  This is the Scarecrow from The Witch.(Yeah I am a little late on the snark here, term start and I have a conference to go to this week.) ScarecrowAC: 9 [10]Hit Dice: 3d8* (1[...]
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[Tuesday Map] Cepheus’ Gallery

Another one of the caves leading into the catacombs beneath Triumph Mesa, this one is named after it’s primary resident, …Continue reading → [...]
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Coventry – A fan-made Savage Worlds Setting

October 20, 2014 from Geek Ken
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Continually I do see some discussion or a person pondering writing up a fan-made setting, when someone will aptly point out there are already some excellent ones available. As someone mentioned over in the G+ Savage Worl[...]
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New to Rivertown

October 20, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Yesterday was the inaugural session of my 5th edition Land of Azurth campaign. Kully Keenstep (Jim, bard), Kairon (Eric, tiefling sorcerer), Waylon (Tug, frox thief), Dagmar (Andrea, dwarf cleric), and Berekose (Bob, fig[...]
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Zombies! #6MMRPC

October 20, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
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This week's minimal update is brought to you by Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic. However, in spite of the dark side's temptations, I did manage to get some paint on some minis.I made a little progress with the Deat[...]
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Rick and Morty – Packed full of Sci-Fi Tropes

October 20, 2014 from Roleplay Geek
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I guess sometimes I can be accused of sleeping under a rock when it comes to the latest US TV shows, but I bet I'm not the only one.  Which is why I just have to share the love for Adult Swim's Rick and Morty.An exa[...]
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Southlands Sound Cues

October 20, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
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When you venture into the Southlands, you want the right musical cues to accompany your intrepid player characters. Here’s a short list of epic music, much of it soundtracks from motion pictures with similar themes[...]
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Tracking Abstract Combat

October 20, 2014 from Sly Flourish
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We've talked previously about running narrative combat with D&D 5th Edition but we can often get stuck when trying to understand exactly how we can do so. Sometimes running combat completely in th[...]
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October Movie Challenge: Embrace of the Vampire (1995, 2013)

October 20, 2014 from The Other Side
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October Movie Challenge: Embrace of the Vampire (1995, 2013)1995 FilmLike so many others I tuned in to watch Alyssa Milano's turn as a good girl gone bad (in the movies and real life) for this 1995 movie.  A couple [...]
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Important People & Places of Greyhawk

October 20, 2014 from Greyhawkery
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Welcome back Greyhawk fanatics. On this busy weekend I haven't had much time to write or draw anything, so I decided to dig into my old campaign notes and see what crazy Greyhawkery I was creating 25 years ago.[...]
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A Death That Is Chosen

October 20, 2014 from Reality Refracted
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Over the past weekend I went to see the movie Fury with some friends. It's a good movie, and I don't want to ruin anything but the summary for the movie on Rotten Tomatoes says that it's a group of soldiers, in a tank, b[...]
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Con On The Cob Final Day And Wrap-Up: Silent Auction and “Time Bastard”

October 20, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
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Well gang, I'm home after the final day of Con on the Cob. Had a great time, sold quite a few things in the booth, and am energized for future convention attendage. Some interesting developments regarding Con on the Cob [...]
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The Real Monsters

October 19, 2014 from Board Enterprises
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I am a monster movie fan. I was glued to the TV as a kid for every Saturday creature feature. Frankenstein, zombies, Dracula, werewolves, even the mummy, but also Godzilla, King Kong and the big guys. It’s not t[...]
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BRW Games Call for Submissions

October 19, 2014 from Greyhawk Grognard
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It's that time of year again - BRW Games is looking for authors who think they have what it takes to get published.At the moment, we're looking for RPG adventure modules that aren't tied to any particular campaign settin[...]
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Theurgy of the Eternal Darkness

October 19, 2014 from Intelligence Check
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The 2002 GameCube game Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem is one of those games that is unequivocally art. Its story is an epic tale of Lovecraftian horror, its “insanity effects” are an innovation that[...]
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Nature as Inspiration

October 19, 2014 from RPG Treehouse
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Gaming has taught me a lot. Or, it’s at least pointed me to things that have taught me a lot! Medieval law, town planning, martial arts, ciphers and codes, warfare and conspiracies are just the most obvious of the [...]
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Figurine Of Wondrous Power: Scorpion Throne

October 19, 2014 from LizardGames
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Figurine Of Wondrous Power: Scorpion Throne Owen Stephens posted this image on FB. With the Halloween theme for RPGBloggers being Things That Go Bump In The Night,[1] I decided this fit, reasonably well, and as you may h[...]
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The Bizarre and Strange Characteristics of the Wizard’s Spellbook in Hubris

October 19, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
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So many magical items have personalities, powers, and machinations.  The other day I was considering how this is never really done to wizard’s spellbooks… and those are FILLED with spells and untapped a[...]
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Game Night Oct 17 – Urban Adventuring in Hoard of the Dragon Queen

October 19, 2014 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
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The store-made oven-ready pizzas were so good last week (and cheap!) that we decided to have them again this week. No, not the same ones, new ones, but they were the same three toppings: pep, saus, chee. This time I made[...]
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Tales of the Weird and Fantastic

October 19, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Just in time for Halloween, Pulp Mill Press has released a second volume of Libram Mysterium edited by Sean Robson, this one subtitled Tales of the Weird and Fantastic. While the first volume was Sword and Sorcery tales,[...]
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 19

October 19, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
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Today’s vignette will be a little different. Though up to now I’ve explored many of the products Moebius Adventures has already produced, today I’m going to offer a taste of a possible new product on th[...]
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Sunday Inspirational Video: Wolves

October 19, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
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October Movie Challenge: Vampire 1960s

October 19, 2014 from The Other Side
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The 60s were an interesting time for horror, and not one I get into a lot.  The 60s was almost always about science delving into forbidden areas.  Where the 50s gave us giant monsters and arguably the dawn of S[...]
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Con On The Cob Day 3: Trick-Or-Treaters And An Essential NPC

October 19, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
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Howdy-ho folks, and welcome to Day 3 of Sniderman's adventures at Con on the Cob. I'm not really playing or running any games today, as I'm running the Goblinoid Games / Pacesetter booth from opening to closing. But I'll[...]
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FOE: More details about public design session

October 19, 2014 from JP on Gaming
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So tomorrow night, I will be hosting a design session for the campaign. While I will not say much just yet, I want to let you all know about the three topics I want to design with everyone. We will be working on a town [...]
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Review: Sea of Death

October 18, 2014 from Greyhawk Grognard
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(Caution: Spoilers)No, I haven't forgotten my reviews of various Greyhawk novels. When last we left, I had just reviewed Artifact of Evil, the second in Gary Gygax's "Gord the Rogue" series of books, published right befo[...]
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Trick-or-Treat: A Pirate’s Class For You!

October 18, 2014 from Points of Light
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Though The Pirate was already an impressive haul, it's now been press-ganged into our Trick-or-Treat sale!It comes with two pdf files:The first is a digest-sized, 19 page book laid out like the Dungeon World ruleboo[...]
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The Gazing Beasts of Triumph Mesa

While the catacombs within Triumph Mesa are their main attraction for adventurers, treasure hunters and fortune seekers, the wildlife of …Continue reading → [...]
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The Great Purge

October 18, 2014 from Trollsmyth
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Lo, as was promised in days of yore, it has begun!If you'll look at my blog list, you'll see it's noticeably shorter. It's not as short as I expected it to be, but some blogs got whacked. Most got whacked because they'[...]
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Zatannurday: Even More Cosplay

October 18, 2014 from The Other Side
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And even MORE Cosplay!Abracadabra by ravikaa on deviantARTWhat do you want to tell me? by revien-fiennes on deviantARTZatanna Zatara 01 by HiBanHikari on deviantARTZatanna injustice by Ali-chaan on deviantARTZatanna inju[...]
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2004: Ticket to Ride

October 18, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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1974 is an important year for the gaming hobby. It is the year that Dungeons & Dragons was introduced, the original RPG from which all other RPGs would ultimately be derived and the original RPG from which so many [...]
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OSR On Sh*tstorm Rants

October 18, 2014 from Forgotten Runes
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Here I go wading into fray just as things are winding down, hopefully my Nor'easter gear will keep too much from sticking. This particular blow of internet bad weather was of course triggered by innocent post at Ten[...]
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 18

October 18, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
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Here’s another product I haven’t looked at for a while… Insta-NPCs #1: Motivation, Attitude, and Appearance. With a handful of words, I came together with an entire twisted story that could be part of [...]
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A horror classic reborn!

October 18, 2014 from The Omnipotent Eye
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Some of you have probably heard about this already, but I'm mentioning it again, just in case. It's that classic horror rpg, Chill, that is crowdfunding a third edition! The publisher have run programs like this before[...]
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Designing a Boffer LARP System (Part 26)

October 18, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
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We have a pretty robust system developing.It allows scope for numerous character types within an ecosystem of communal storytelling, so that basically matches with the intended design goals.It doesn't allow everyone to p[...]
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October Movie Challenge: Zoltan Hound of Dracula (1978)

October 18, 2014 from The Other Side
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Zoltan Hound of Dracula also known as Dracula's Dog was always an interesting one to me. I liked the idea of Dracula having a vampiric dog. Well maybe not the Dracula, but certainly one of them. Some Russians (or maybe R[...]
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Discussion: Favorite Mechanic From The Last Game You Played?

October 18, 2014 from Reality Refracted
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What is your favorite mechanic from the last game you played? Preferably a table top RPG, but if you played some other game with a mechanic you want to gush about, than go for it.For me, the last game I played was FATE: [...]
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